Republicans try to save 'Dreamer' immigration talks Jun 13, 2018 0 257 12345 ReutersWASHINGTONNegotiations in the US House of Representatives on immigration legislation were on the verge of collapse on Tuesday as Republicans fought over how much protection to give undocumented"Dreamer"immigrants and as President Donald Trump ramped up his war against illegal and legal immigrants.High-level talks were set for later on Tuesday involving House Republican leaders and warring centrist and conservative lawmakers in the party that controls both chambers of Congress.Some House Republican aides portrayed the closed-door session as crucial amid the deadlock. Failure to craft a compromise could result in renegade centrists forcing votes on the House floor on a bill that could pass with mostly Democratic support.Even if House Speaker Paul Ryan manages to write a compromise bill toughening US border security and ending the threat of deportation for"Dreamers"- undocumented immigrants brought into the United States as children - his solution could be rebuffed by Democrats who are needed to enact any immigration bill.House aides familiar with this months-long effort to dislodge immigration legislation from a conservative blockade acknowledged that Democrats were not part of the consultations. Even some prominent Republicans viewed Ryan's gambit skeptically.Republican Senator Jeff Flake, a central figure in efforts to protect Dreamer youths now that Trump wants to end the Obama-era Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program that temporarily protects them from deportation. POST A COMMENT RELATED ARTICLES Trump keeps up trade feud with closest allies Jun 13, 2018 0 796 Bookmakers slash Trump's odds of Nobel Peace Prize in wake of N Korea summit Jun 13, 2018 0 315 Trump aide apologizes for 'inappropriate' Trudeau comments Jun 13, 2018 0 282 Summits fuel questions about Trump's embrace of autocrats Singapore, June 12, 2018 (AFP) -Donald Trump's warm embrace of North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un after a spectacular bust-up with G7 allies is the latest example of what critics say is a worrying penchant for .. Extradited former Panama president Martinelli hospitalized Panama City, June 12, 2018 (AFP) -Panamanian former president Ricardo Martinelli was taken to hospital early Tuesday, one day after he was extradited from the United States to face charges of spying on journalists and .. Extradited former Panama president Martinelli hospitalised Panama City: Panamanian former president Ricardo Martinelli was taken to hospital early Tuesday, one day after he was extradited from the United States to face charges of spying on journalists and opponents. .. Bud turns Category 4 hurricane off Mexico, due to weaken soon MEXICO CITY: Hurricane Bud strengthened to a Category 4 storm in the Pacific Ocean more than 200 miles (322 kilometers) off the coast of Mexico early on Tuesday, but should begin to weaken later in the day, the US National .. Canada looks to ride out Trump's trade offensive AFP Ottawa Canada moved to tamp down spiking tensions with the United States Tuesday, brushing aside a warning by US President Donald Trump that it will pay for Justin Trudeau's G7 summit remarks. Foreign Minister .. Explosion at Hawaii volcano spews more ash into the air Reuters hawaii Another small explosion at the summit of Hawaii's Kilauea Volcano shot more ash high into the atmosphere, putting communities in the southern part of the Big Island at risk, the U.S. Geological Survey .. US border towns face threat of gathering storms Thomson Reuters Foundation MERCEDES, Texas When it rains in South Texas, Norma Aldape worries that dirty water will overwhelm the shantytowns - known as colonias - where she lives tight against the US-Mexico border. .. Trump's embrace of autocrats raises eyebrows in US, abroad AFP Singapore Donald Trump's warm embrace of North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un after a spectacular bust-up with G7 allies is the latest example of what critics say is a worrying penchant for autocrats. The ..