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Trump administration red tape tangles up visas for skilled foreigners, data shows 1:12am EDT

WASHINGTON The Trump administration is making it more difficult for skilled foreigners to work in the United States, challenging visa applications more often than at nearly any point in the Obama era, according to data reviewed by Reuters.   

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Ex-Trump campaign chief Manafort wants probe of leaks

WASHINGTON Paul Manafort, President Donald Trump's former campaign manager, lashed out on Tuesday at reports he was wiretapped by federal authorities, and his spokesman sent out a statement demanding a leaks probe and suggesting the surveillance was politically motivated.

Election 2016 Sep 19 2017

Attorney General Sessions steps up anti-'sanctuary' rhetoric after setbacks

U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions stepped up the Trump administration's critique of so-called sanctuary cities on Tuesday, saying local and state policies to limit cooperation with immigration enforcement are a criminal's "best friend."

U.S., Election 2016 Sep 19 2017

Trump choice for Russia ambassador: 'No question' Russia meddled

WASHINGTON Former Utah Governor Jon Huntsman, President Donald Trump's nominee to be ambassador to Russia, said on Tuesday there was "no question" Moscow meddled in the 2016 U.S. election, and pledged to bring up the matter with the Russian government. | Video

Election 2016, Russia Sep 19 2017

Senate confirms Trump's pick for top Supreme Court lawyer

WASHINGTON The Republican-controlled U.S. Senate on Tuesday confirmed President Donald Trump's nominee to serve as his administration's top advocate before the U.S. Supreme Court, overcoming united Democratic opposition.

Election 2016 Sep 19 2017