NEW YORK/SAN FRANCISCO - Private prisons in the United States are cashing in on President Trump's crackdown on illegal immigrants, forcing detainees to work for sub-minimum wages in exchange for essentials, activists say.
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U.S. crude gains, slowing global economy challenge oil market in 2019: IEA
U.S. oil production growth combined with a slowing global economy will put oil prices under downward pressure in 2019, challenging OPEC's resolve to support the market with output cuts, the International Energy Agency said on Friday.
U.S. Navy chief does not rule out sending aircraft carrier through Taiwan Strait
The U.S. Navy has not ruled out sending an aircraft carrier through the Taiwan Strait, despite military technology advances by China that pose a greater threat to U.S. warships than ever before, the chief of U.S. naval operations said on Friday.
Former Trump lawyer reconsidering plan to testify to Congress: adviser
President Donald Trump's former personal attorney Michael Cohen is reconsidering his plan to testify publicly to the U.S. Congress next month because of intimidation by the president, an adviser to Cohen said on Thursday.
Reality check for Europe Inc: investors brace for bumpy fourth quarter results season
Investors are bracing for more wild swings in European stocks as the upcoming earnings season tests whether fears about slowing economic and corporate growth that punished equities in recent months have become a reality.
Ex-mistress of 'El Chapo' says she was 'traumatized' by tunnel escape
A former mistress of accused Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman told jurors in his U.S. trial on Thursday she was "traumatized" after a harrowing 2014 escape from one of his safehouses with Mexican marines in hot pursuit.
Nearly 1,000 Central American migrants in new caravans enter Mexico
Almost 1,000 Central American migrants entered southern Mexico on Thursday in a test of the new government's pledge to manage an ongoing exodus fueled by violence and poverty that has strained relations with the Trump administration.
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