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Canada: No plans to clamp down at border to deter migrants

Sat, 03/04/2017 - 3:13pm
TORONTO (Reuters) - Canada will not tighten its border to deter migrants crossing illegally from the United States in the wake of a U.S. immigration crackdown because the numbers are not big enough to cause alarm, a government minister said on Saturday.

Trump fans stage series of small rallies across U.S.

Sat, 03/04/2017 - 1:45pm
LANSING, Mich. (Reuters) - Supporters of President Donald Trump held a second day of small rallies on Saturday in communities around the country, a counterpoint to a wave of protests that have taken place since his election in November.

Syrian army takes more villages from militants in northwest Syria

Sat, 03/04/2017 - 1:20pm
AMMAN (Reuters) - The Syrian army has expanded its control over former Islamic State-held villages in northwest Syria, gaining more territory as it pushes back the jihadists from more pockets in Aleppo province, state media said on Saturday.

France's Fillon under fire as party chiefs bring forward crisis meeting

Sat, 03/04/2017 - 12:56pm
PARIS (Reuters) - Embattled French presidential candidate Francois Fillon was under growing pressure to quit the race on Saturday as his party leaders brought forward a meeting to discuss the situation and former allies shied away from a planned rally to support him.

Trump administration to propose 'dramatic reductions' in foreign aid

Sat, 03/04/2017 - 12:51pm
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The White House budget director confirmed Saturday that the Trump administration will propose "fairly dramatic reductions" in the U.S. foreign aid budget later this month.