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January 19, 2017 11:36 PM Mexico has extradited Sinaloa cartel kingpin Joaquín 'El Chapo' Guzmán after months of legal battles

The Mexican government said on Thursday evening that it had extradited Sinaloa cartel kingpin Joaquín "El Chapo" Guzmán, long considered one of the most powerful cartel bosses in Mexico and in the world. Earlier on Thursday, the Mexican Supreme Court dismissed appeals filed by Guzmán's lawyers in an attempt to halt the extradition. "The judges decided 14

January 19, 2017 11:08 PM Treasury nominee says U.S. won't default on its debt

WASHINGTON -- President-elect Donald Trump’s choice to run the Treasury Department is promising that the United States won’t default on its debt, and he wants to raise the country’s borrowing limit “sooner rather than later.” The debt ceiling is only suspended through mid-March, and the so-called extraordinary measures will likely push back the deadline 11

January 19, 2017 10:44 PM Donald Trump Seen Bringing ‘Deliberate Chaos’ to the White House

Observers don’t foresee a change in the unorthodox style he used to win the presidential race WASHINGTON—Donald Trump won the presidential race with an unorthodox campaign that relied on an avalanche of political attacks and bold promises. As he is sworn in Friday as the nation’s 45th president, he is poised to take much of that strategy with him to the White 15

January 19, 2017 10:13 PM The Trump Factor in Companies’ Jobs Pledges: Analyzing the Numbers

In most cases, recent announcements reflect expansion and spending plans that had already been under way before Election Day A dozen major companies have touted the creation of about 130,000 U.S. jobs since Donald Trump was elected president, vowing to keep jobs in America. How many of those come from Mr. Trump’s pressure and how many were already planned 15

January 19, 2017 10:10 PM Trump to Keep Top Obama Administration Officials

Some of the officials Donald Trump has asked to stay on have been at the forefront of foreign policy initiatives he opposed WASHINGTON—President-elect Donald Trump will keep top officials who have been at the forefront of the Obama administration’s foreign policy initiatives, some of which he has vehemently opposed. Mr. Trump has asked Adam Szubin, who was deeply 13

January 19, 2017 9:20 PM Mnuchin emerges from confirmation hearing intact

In a wide-ranging hearing that exceeded five and a half hours, Mnuchin was pressed by Democrats for details on everything from his thoughts on tax reform to how he defended foreclosures carried out under his watch as the top executive of OneWest Bank. But like many of Trump’s picks, at the end of the day it appeared that Mnuchin could still rely on enough 13

January 19, 2017 8:54 PM Donald Trump’s Make America Great Again Concert: Watch the Livestream With Toby Keith, 3 Doors Down and More

The time has come. President-elect Donald Trump and VP-elect Mike Pence are kicking off the inauguration festivities with a concert dubbed the Make America Great Again! Welcome Celebration at the Lincoln Memorial on Thursday, January 19. Watch the livestream above and stick with Us Weekly for live updates throughout the concert. As previously reported 13

January 19, 2017 8:51 PM Analysis: Feminism isn't a fad — especially not under President Trump

The women's movement prepares for one of its most challenging chapters. For the American women who believed the future was imminently female, Donald Trump's inauguration Friday marks the end of mourning and the beginning of resistance. One day later, after the transfer of power is complete, more than 200,000 women and men are expected to unite for the Women's 13

January 19, 2017 8:41 PM As Trump emissary to Congress, Mike Pence faces potential obstacle

WASHINGTON Shortly after Donald Trump won the U.S. presidential election in November, Vice President-elect Mike Pence visited the country’s largest manufacturing lobby group, six blocks from the White House, to brainstorm about Trump's legislative agenda. The conversation at the National Association of Manufacturers was friendly, with a lot of "give 11

January 19, 2017 8:14 PM Trump Pays $25 Million to Settle Trump University Cases

President-elect Donald Trump has paid $25 million to settle three lawsuits against his now-defunct Trump University, signaling that a judge's approval of a settlement agreement remains on track for March 30. Plaintiff attorney Jason Forge says Trump Entrepreneur Initiative paid the money into escrow ahead of Wednesday's deadline. Trump University was renamed 14