Contracts for President Trump's US-Mexico wall will be awarded by April - CBS News

SAN DIEGO -- U.S. Customs and Border Protection said Friday that it plans to start awarding contracts by mid-April for President Donald Trump's proposed border wall with Mexico, signaling that he is aggressively pursuing plans to erect “a great wall ...

Ex-Wallaby O'Connor in Paris cocaine bust - The New Daily

Former Wallabies international James O'Connor's career at French club Toulon hangs in the balance after being arrested on suspicion of attempting to buy cocaine. O'Connor spent the night in a French cell after both he and former All Blacks star Ali ...

Arizona sheriff resists feds' request for help guarding border - CBS News

February 25, 2017, 7:39 PM | The U.S. Customs and Border Protection agency gave an update on President Trump's proposed border wall with Mexico. The agency says it will begin accepting construction bids early next month and in April will begin awarding ...

Can Trump's anti-immigrant border wall be built without immigrant labor? - Archinect

Border agents don't want an opaque, precast concrete wall. Financially, the wall is unlikely to be built without immigrant labor. And historically, large-scale border walls don't keep people out as much as signal that an empire is caving in. Here's why ...

Conan O'Brien visits Mexico, demands its citizens pay for the border wall - The Daily Dot

Donald Trump hasn't spent much of his time lately talking about building the border wall between the U.S. and Mexico. Luckily, Conan O'Brien was in Mexico recently to remind citizens that it's their duty to be the ones to pay for it. In a new edition ...

Mexico warns US over border wall funding - BBC News

Mexico has warned the US against imposing a unilateral tax on Mexican imports to finance a border wall, saying it could respond in kind. Foreign Minister Luis Videgaray said the government could place tariffs on selected goods from US states reliant on ...

Mexico warns of tariffs, spurns US aid under review by Trump - Reuters

A truck passes near border customs at the World Trade Bridge in Nuevo Laredo, Mexico, January 28, 2017. REUTERS/Daniel Becerril. By Frank Jack Daniel | MEXICO CITY. MEXICO CITY An emboldened Mexico hardened its opposition to President Donald ...

Mexico Says it Will Retaliate if Trump Imposes Border Tax - Newsweek

02_11_wall_02 A U.S. flag is seen next to a section of the wall separating Mexico and the United States, in Tijuana, Mexico, January 28. Jorge Duenes/Reuters. World Mexico Donald Trump Border Wall. An emboldened Mexico hardened its opposition to ...

The first brick in the wall - FCW.com (blog)

WHAT: Notice of an impending solicitation from the Department of Homeland Security and Customs and Border Protection on the construction of a border wall. WHY: President Donald Trump campaigned on it. His fans chanted about it at rallies. And now it ...

Trump team tries to calm US-Mexico relations. Why that's not easy. - Christian Science Monitor

As two cabinet secretaries visit Mexico City, Mexicans wonder whether recent progress in US relations matters to President Trump. Monitor's Best: Top 5. Montana election victory is also a warning for Republicans · Cover Story Reinventing high school ...

It's Official: The Trump Administration Will Soon Solicit Bids for a New Border Wall - Mother Jones

The Department of Homeland Security announced Friday that it will soon begin soliciting bids "for the design and build of several prototype wall structures in the vicinity of the United States border with Mexico." Bidding begins March 6. The official ...

Trump's border wall bidding to begin - Reveal (blog)

U.S. Customs and Border Protection plans to start accepting design proposals for a prototype wall along the U.S.-Mexico border early next month, rapidly advancing the Trump administration's pledge to construct a more formidable barrier between the two ...

Homeland Security seeking border wall proposals - CNN

Washington (CNN) Have an idea on how to build the border wall? The Department of Homeland Security wants to hear from you. Customs and Border Protection gave notice Friday that it will soon collect proposals to design and build "prototype wall ...

Conan Helps Donald Trump Collect Money to Pay For Wall in 'Made in Mexico' Episode - Yahoo TV (blog)

As President Donald Trump was boasting to CPAC attendees about the border wall he insists Mexico will pay for, Conan O'Brien released a video clip of his show's upcoming “Made in Mexico” episode in which he tries to collect some of that cash. “He would ...

Mexican peso surges despite Trump threats - CNNMoney

Mexico's currency, the peso, is one of the best performers in the world in February, up over 5%. Before the U.S. election, the country's central bank started implementing what its governor, Agustin Carstens, called a "contingency plan." Carstens says ...

Conan O'Brien Asks Mexicans for Donations to Build Trump's Border Wall - Vanity Fair

As we all know, that whole “make Mexico pay for the wall” thing hasn't worked out quite as well as Donald Trump promised it would during his campaign. Former Mexican president Vicente Fox Quesada summed up the way most Mexicans feel about the ...

Mexico tells US it will refuse deportees from other countries - The Guardian

The Mexican interior minister, Miguel Angel Osorio Chong, speaks during a joint press conference with US officials. Photograph: Ronaldo Schemidt/AFP/Getty Images. Mexico. Mexico tells US it will refuse deportees from other countries. Interior secretary ...

Mexicans Laugh, But Refuse Donations to Conan O'Brien's Wall Fund Drive - Newsmax

Conan O'Brien took to the streets of Mexico City to pass a collection box to help President Donald Trump build a wall at the U.S.-Mexico border, but nobody was donating. The late night TBS show host, while relocating his show to Mexico City for a one ...

Conan O'Brien Hits Mexico City To Raise Cash For Donald Trump's Border Wall - Huffington Post

Conan O'Brien is giving President Donald Trump a helping hand in financing his U.S.-Mexico border wall. Kind of. The late night TV host is relocating his show to Mexico City for a special one-off episode next week. So he decided to use his spare time ...

West Texas says no: For many people along the border, Trump's wall fantasy is a nightmare - Salon

West Texas says no: For many people along the border, Trump's wall fantasy is EnlargeU.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump holds a sign supporting his plan to build a wall between the United States and Mexico that he borrowed from a ...