August 25, 2019

6-month-old girl in critical condition after she and her father illegally crossed southern border: Federal official

PhotoSparks/iStock(CORPUS CHRISTI, TX) -- A 6-month-old girl is fighting for her life in a Texas hospital after she and her father illegally crossed the U.S.-Mexico border with a group of migrants, federal officials said. The baby is being treated at Driscoll Children's Hospital in Corpus Christi, Texas, where she is in critical condition, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) said in a statement. "Our thoughts and prayers are with the young girl and her father during this difficult ti..
August 25, 2019

Trump suggests ‘second thoughts’ about China tariff war, triggers confusion at G-7 summit

ABC News(BIARRITZ, France) -- President Trump triggered a wave of confusion at the Group of 7 summit Sunday when he seemed to express second thoughts about increasing tariffs on China and setting off a tailspin in the global markets. "Yeah, sure," Trump said when asked if he had second thoughts about his escalating trade war with China. "I have second thoughts about everything." The president's comments, over breakfast with new United Kingdom prime minister Boris Johnson, appeared to be t..
August 25, 2019

Trump says G-7 allies ‘respect the trade war’ with China, despite their warnings against its global consequences

ABC News(BIARRITZ, France) -- President Donald Trump said Sunday he's not facing any pressure from his allies over the United States' trade war with China that has left markets reeling and the G-7 allies concerned about a potential global recession. "I think they respect the trade war," Trump said when asked if he was facing pressure from his allies to give up the trade war with China. "So the answer is nobody’s told me that. Nobody would tell me that." Trump held his first face to fac..
August 25, 2019

US, Japan agree to trade deal at G-7 summit, as Trump says allies ‘respect’ China tariff war

ABC News(BIARRITZ, France) -- In an unexpected announcement at the Group of 7 summit, President Trump and Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said they have agreed in principle to a trade deal following months of negotiations. Trump said that the United States and Japan planned to sign the agreement around the same time as the United Nations General Assembly in New York this September. The deal will focus on "agriculture, industrial tarries and digital trade," per U.S. Trade Rep Lighthizer. “We’ve agreed ..