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BERLIN | EU migration chief urges opponents of UN pact to reconsider

BERLIN — The European Union‘s migration commissioner is calling on member countries that have turned against a U.N.-backed migration pact to reconsider their opposition. A conference in Marrakech, Morocco on Dec. 10-11 is due to approve the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration, which was finalized in July with only the U.S. staying … Continue reading BERLIN | EU migration chief urges opponents of UN pact to reconsider

CHICAGO | Trump administration opposes Chicago police-reform plan

CHICAGO— The Trump administration on Tuesday sharply criticized a draft plan hammered out between the nation’s third-largest city and the state of Illinois that envisions far-reaching reforms of Chicago’s 12,000-officer force under close federal court supervision. Attorney General Jeff Sessions said the Department of Justice will file “a statement of interest” opposing the plan, which … Continue reading CHICAGO | Trump administration opposes Chicago police-reform plan

WASHINGTON | Trump’s lawyers respond to latest offer from special counsel

WASHINGTON  — Lawyers for President Donald Trump said they have responded to the latest interview proposal from special counsel Robert Mueller, part of a months-long negotiation process over whether and how investigators can question the president on possible obstruction of justice in the Russia investigation. The two sides have gone back and forth over the … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Trump’s lawyers respond to latest offer from special counsel