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As outrage grows over children, White House defends immigration policy
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Trump administration on Monday defended its hardline immigration policy at the U.S.-Mexico border as furor grew over the separation of immigrant parents and children, including video of youngsters sitting in concrete-floored cages.

Trump threatens to hit China with new tariffs on $200 billion in goods
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump threatened on Monday to impose a 10 percent tariff on $200 billion of Chinese goods, escalating a tit-for-tat trade war with Beijing.

Myanmar officer in Reuters case broke police code by copying statements: lawyer
YANGON (Reuters) - A police witness in the case against two Reuters reporters accused of possessing state secrets in Myanmar is "unreliable," the reporters' lawyer said on Monday, because he obtained testimony from previous witnesses, in violation of police code.

Senate passes defense bill, battle looms with Trump over China's ZTE
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate passed a $716 billion defense policy bill on Monday, backing President Donald Trump's call for a bigger, stronger military but setting up a potential battle with the White House over Chinese telecommunications firm ZTE Corp .

Stocks extend slide, yen up as Sino-U.S. trade dispute escalates
TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian stocks extended a global downturn on Tuesday, while the safe-haven yen rose as U.S. President Donald Trump threatened new tariffs on Chinese goods in an escalating tit-for-tat trade war between the world's two biggest economies that has rattled financial markets.

Democrats press U.S. Justice Dept. officials on possible leaks to Giuliani
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Senate Democrats on Monday pressed Justice Department officials about whether some FBI agents may have leaked damaging information about Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton to Rudy Giuliani, now an adviser to U.S. President Donald Trump, shortly before the 2016 election.

Trump orders creation of space-focused U.S. military branch
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday said he was ordering the creation of a sixth branch of the military to focus on space, a move critics said could harm the Air Force.

AT&T promises fewer ads, tailored programing after merger

Canada mulls auto firms aid in response to U.S. tariffs threat

Head of VW's Audi arrested in Germany over diesel scandal