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Number of Unaccompanied Alien Children Entering US Reaches Highest in History [Video]Number of Unaccompanied Alien Children Entering US Reaches Highest in History

The number of unaccompanied children (UACs) entering the United States during fiscal year 2019 has grown to levels never seen before, Jonathan Hayes, director of the HHS’s Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR), told Congress on Thursday.

Rumble -   00:43

UAW On Strike Talks: Progress, But Issues 'Unresolved' [Video]UAW On Strike Talks: Progress, But Issues 'Unresolved'

The United Auto Workers union said Thursday that progress has been made to end a four-day old strike. However, the UAW says many issues 'remain unresolved,' and talks could continue into the weekend. According to Reuters, roughly 48,000 workers at..

Wochit Business -   00:42

Trump Admin Won't Let Congress Hear 'DEFCON 1' Whistleblower Complaint [Video]Trump Admin Won't Let Congress Hear 'DEFCON 1' Whistleblower Complaint

US officials were rocked by news of a 'credible' whistleblower complaint of 'urgent concern.' According to Business Insider, the complaint involves multiple acts by President Donald Trump. The acts include a phone call with a foreign leader and a..

Wochit News -   00:51

Pelosi Faces Concern From Progressive Democrats Over Drug Pricing Bill [Video]Pelosi Faces Concern From Progressive Democrats Over Drug Pricing Bill

Speaker Nancy Pelosi is driving to push a drug pricing bill through by Thanksgiving. While moderate factions praised her initiative, progressives worry the bill will fall short of their expectations. According to Politico, those on the left have not..

Wochit News -   00:32

Thunberg to Congress: ‘Listen to the scientists’ [Video]Thunberg to Congress: ‘Listen to the scientists’

Swedish teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg delivered a short and direct message before a Congressional hearing on Wednesday (September 18): "I don't want you to listen to me. I want you to listen to the scientists." Yahaira Jacquez reports.

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Biden Facea Trouble With Rust Belt Workers [Video]Biden Facea Trouble With Rust Belt Workers

Democrat Joe Biden kicked off his 2020 presidential campaign in April. The core of Biden's constituency are blue-collar voters. There are signs of cracks in Biden's support. More than a dozen current and former union leaders and workers who spoke to..

Wochit News -   00:46

Trump Says U.S. Has Reached Trade Deal With Japan [Video]Trump Says U.S. Has Reached Trade Deal With Japan

President Donald Trump said on Monday the United States has reached an initial trade agreement with Japan. Trump wrote a letter to Congress released by the White House. In the letter Trump said he intends to enter into the deal on tariff barriers in..

Wochit -   00:39

Mayor Peduto Visits Washington DC To Call For Gun Control [Video]Mayor Peduto Visits Washington DC To Call For Gun Control

Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto is visiting Washington DC today, joining with other mayors from across the United States to call for gun legislation.

KDKA CBS 2 Pittsburgh -   00:47

Hong Kongers March With US Flags To Plead For Trump's Help [Video]Hong Kongers March With US Flags To Plead For Trump's Help

Thousands of protesters waving US flags marched on Hong Kong's US Consulate on Sunday. They want the Trump administration's help in ending a three-month stand off with the government. CNN reports the march began in the Chater Garden public park in..

Wochit News -   00:47

Will Cussing Help Beto's Campaign? [Video]Will Cussing Help Beto's Campaign?

Beto O'Rourke's campaign is struggling. He was once the darling of the 2020 Democratic Race. He raised over $6 million in 24 hours. He led the polls before he announced his candidacy. Now, he's polling between 1% and 0%. O'Rourke is trying everything..

Wochit News -   00:57

Trump Admin Pushes Congress To Overhaul Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac [Video]Trump Admin Pushes Congress To Overhaul Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac

The U.S. Treasury on Thursday said the government should recapitalize mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. It called on Congress for comprehensive housing reform that would allow them to be freed from government control. The Treasury's 53-page..

Wochit News -   00:42

McConnell Says Senate Will Consider A Gun Bill [Video]McConnell Says Senate Will Consider A Gun Bill

After a series of mass shootings there is renewed pressure for Congress to enact strict gun control laws. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is the key to any legislation. McConnell finds himself once again under pressure to bring some sort of gun..

Wochit News -   00:45

Mass Murderers May Meet Their Maker A Lot Faster [Video]Mass Murderers May Meet Their Maker A Lot Faster

The Trump administration has drafted legislation that would speed the death penalty for people who have committed mass murder. The US has experienced virtually countless mass shootings over the years. The most recent was in Odessa, Texas. Reuters..

Wochit News -   00:36

The Northern Lights Visible In The Midwest?! See Them This Weekend [Video]The Northern Lights Visible In The Midwest?! See Them This Weekend

This weekend, the northern lights could be visible in the northern United States. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration said the lights will be best seen on Saturday and Sunday. This is due to geomagnetic storm activity, according to..

Wochit News -   00:48

Trump Offers To Pardon Lawbreakers Who Build The Border Wall For Him [Video]Trump Offers To Pardon Lawbreakers Who Build The Border Wall For Him

President Donald Trump has offered to pardon officials who break the law to complete his proposed border wall. Trump ordered officials to fast-track contracts, violate environmental rules and seize private land to get the wall done by 2020. According..

Wochit News -   00:34

As Hurricane Season Beings, Trump Transfers FEMA Funds To ICE [Video]As Hurricane Season Beings, Trump Transfers FEMA Funds To ICE

The Trump administration plans to shift at least $155 million from the Federal Emergency Management Agency. CNN reports the money will be moved from FEMA's disaster relief fund to ICE, to support returning some migrants to Mexico. The Department of..

Wochit News -   00:33

Joe Walsh Announces Republican Run Against Donald Trump In 2020 [Video]Joe Walsh Announces Republican Run Against Donald Trump In 2020

Former Illinois Republican congressman Joe Walsh will run against President Donald Trump. According to Business Insider, he is the only competitor for the 2020 Republican primary. The New York Times reported Walsh is trying tro recruit George Conway..

Wochit News -   00:32

Trump To Appeal Price Disclosure For Drug Ads [Video]Trump To Appeal Price Disclosure For Drug Ads

FILE PHOTO: Bottles of drugs sit on the shelf at the Rock Canyon Pharmacy, in Provo, Utah, U.S., May 9, 2019. REUTERS/GEORGE FREY (Reuters) - The Trump administration is appealing a court ruling that struck down its plan to compel pharmaceutical..

Wochit News -   00:33

Trump Administration To Announce New Immigration Rule [Video]Trump Administration To Announce New Immigration Rule

ABC News reported that the Trump administration will announce new rules on immigrating families. They want the government to detain families with children crossing the border to be held longer. According to Reuters, the Flores agreement establishes..

Wochit News -   00:32

Trump Administration Considers A Temporary Payroll Tax Cut [Video]Trump Administration Considers A Temporary Payroll Tax Cut

Several officials from the Trump administration are trying to figure out a solution for the economy. They are considering a temporary payroll tax cut to encourage consumers to use their money. According to Business Insider, any discussion is..

Wochit News -   00:32

Can Buttigieg Bounce Back? [Video]Can Buttigieg Bounce Back?

Pete Buttigieg is playing catch-up in the all-important first caucus state of Iowa. The 37-year-old mayor has yet to snag a single in-state endorsement in Iowa. His campaign has 57 staffers on the ground. However, it expanded to that number only..

Wochit News -   00:57

Tlaib Rejects Israeli Invitation - Cancels Trip [Video]Tlaib Rejects Israeli Invitation - Cancels Trip

Democratic Rep. Rashida Tlaib said she won't accept Israel's offer to let her into the country to visit her grandmother on the West Bank. Israel's Interior Minister, Aryeh Deri, had said earlier on Friday that he would approve Tlaib's entry on..

Wochit News -   00:35

Why Teachers Need To Vote In 2020 [Video]Why Teachers Need To Vote In 2020

The National Education Association is urging its members to vote in the 2020 election. The 2020 election is shaping up to be one of the most important elections in U.S. History. The NEA published an essay, giving its members reasons to vote in the..

Wochit News -   00:39

NRA Struggles As Gun Control Fight Heats Up [Video]NRA Struggles As Gun Control Fight Heats Up

The National Rifle Association is in turmoil. The internal battles of the group are preventing it from crafting a plan to blunt the latest gun control push. The disarray at the NRA is alarming allies. President Donald Trump and Congress appear to have..

Wochit News -   00:46

U.S. House Speaker Pelosi Urges Israel To Reverse Decision To Block Lawmakers' Visit [Video]U.S. House Speaker Pelosi Urges Israel To Reverse Decision To Block Lawmakers' Visit

U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi comments on Israel’s recent decision. The decision Isreal made was to block a visit to the country by Democratic congresswomen. Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib are the congress members Isreal..

Wochit News -   00:44

Walmart Thinks Congress Should Debate Assault-Weapons Ban [Video]Walmart Thinks Congress Should Debate Assault-Weapons Ban

Walmart Thinks Congress Should Debate Assault-Weapons Ban

Wochit Business -   00:34

Israel Bans Members Of DNC Squad From Jerusalem [Video]Israel Bans Members Of DNC Squad From Jerusalem

Israel will bar a visit by two of its sharpest critics in the U.S. Congress, Democrats Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar. The two planned to tour the occupied West Bank and East Jerusalem. The ban was announced Thursday by the country’s deputy foreign..

Wochit News -   00:35

States Near Me Fight Against Heat Exhaustion [Video]States Near Me Fight Against Heat Exhaustion

President Donald Trump’s administration is trying to instill a new rule that would reduce legal immigration. It would deny visas and permanent residencies to people if their income is too low or if they received public assistance. According to..

Wochit News -   00:32

O'Rourke Lurches Back On Campaign Trail Amid Calls To Dropout [Video]O'Rourke Lurches Back On Campaign Trail Amid Calls To Dropout

A shooting in Beto O'Rourke's hometown has thrown his flailing presidential campaign back into the spotlight. O'Rourke is being praised for his response to the El Paso Mass Shooting that killed 22 people. Texas citizens want him to run for Senate. The..

Wochit News -   00:52

Democratic Presidential Candidates Ask Congress To Do Something Against Gun Violence [Video]Democratic Presidential Candidates Ask Congress To Do Something Against Gun Violence

Democratic presidential contenders are urgin Congress to take action against gun violence. According to Reuters, the U.S. faced two back-to-back shootings in Texas and Ohio, leaving 31 dead. They are asking for universal background checks, “red..

Veuhub -   00:32

Pelosi questions Trump's Guatemala deal [Video]Pelosi questions Trump's Guatemala deal

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi criticizes U.S. treatment of migrants during a visit to Guatemala, and raised doubts about whether the Central American country could cope with a migration deal agreed with the Trump administration. Rough cut (no reporter..

Reuters Studio -   01:14

Mitch McConnell Rejects Mayors' Plea For Gun Legislation [Video]Mitch McConnell Rejects Mayors' Plea For Gun Legislation

More than 200 mayors sent a plea to congress to call the Senate back early to consider new gun legislation. According to Reuters, Republican Senate leader Mitch McConnell rejected the plea. This comes after mass shootings within 24 hours that left 31..

Wochit News -   00:32

U.S. planning to build new naval base in Australia [Video]U.S. planning to build new naval base in Australia

The United States could be putting up a new military port in Australia.

Reuters - 3D Animations (Next Me -   01:07

U.S. plans to build new naval base in Australia [Video]U.S. plans to build new naval base in Australia

DARWIN, AUSTRALIA — The United States could be putting up a new military port in Australia. According to Reuters, Australian Foreign Minister Marise Payne said Tuesday that the U.S. Navy plans to build military infrastructure in the country, once..

TomoNews US -   01:11

Supreme Court Clears The Way For Puerto Rico's New Governor Wanda Vazquez [Video]Supreme Court Clears The Way For Puerto Rico's New Governor Wanda Vazquez

Puerto Rico got its third governor in less than a week on Wednesday, August 7, Reuters reports. The U.S. territory’s supreme court ruled that Pedro Pierluisi’s assumption of the office was unconstitutional and ordered him to leave. The island’s..

Wochit News -   00:33

Eyeing Impeachment, House Democrats Sue For McGahn Testimony [Video]Eyeing Impeachment, House Democrats Sue For McGahn Testimony

The House Judiciary Committee has filed suit to compel former White House counsel Don McGahn's testimony. The committee argues it needs it to determe whether to consider articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump. According to CNN, the..

Wochit News -   00:44

"Squad" Could Lose Pressley

Ayanna Pressley is part of the progressive foursome known as "The Squad." "The Squad" is made up of four women of color fighting the Democratic Party establishment. Members include Alexandria Ocasio-Cortoez, Ilhan Oman, and Rashida Tlaib. Pressley is..

Wochit News -   00:57

SoftBank Beats All Profit Expectations [Video]SoftBank Beats All Profit Expectations

SoftBank smashed earnings forecasts as its net profits more than tripled in the first quarter. The Japanese tech titan's gains were linked to sales of Alibaba shares. SoftBank is preparing to launch its $100 billion investment fund. It is seeking to..

Wochit News -   00:32

U.S. Mass Shootings Ignite New Calls For Gun Legislation [Video]U.S. Mass Shootings Ignite New Calls For Gun Legislation

A string of recent mass shootings killed 36 people in California, Texas and Ohio. The shootings have sparked renewed calls for Congress to pass legislation to prevent gun violence. Democrats want the Senate to interrupt its five-week summer recess and..

Wochit News -   00:32

Soccer Player Alejandro Bedoya Calls for Congress to End Gun Violence [Video]Soccer Player Alejandro Bedoya Calls for Congress to End Gun Violence

Soccer Player Alejandro Bedoya Calls for Congress to End Gun Violence. Alejandro Bedoya, captain for the Philadelphia Union soccer team, recently took a very public stand against gun violence in the United States. While celebrating a goal during..

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