U.S. border agency says it has picked finalists to design wall

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SAN DIEGO — The U.S. federal government said last week that it has settled on finalists to design President Donald Trump’s proposed border wall with Mexico, but it won’t identify them. U.S. Customs and Border Protection said it will notify finalists over the next several days, according to the Associated Press. It won’t say how many there More...

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Mexicans express frustration, uncertainty in Trump Era

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By sanmigueltimes On Thursday, May 18th, 2017
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High-risk dangerous chemicals need to be banned: EPA

Eco Activists in San Miguel, all over Mexico and the the rest of the world:  It is urgent to ban high-risk uses of trichloroethylene (TCE), methylene chloride (DCM), and N-methylpyrrolidone (NMP) under the new More...

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By sanmigueltimes On Tuesday, May 16th, 2017
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Trump confirms he shared information with Russia

President Donald Trump has appeared to confirm a Washington Post report that said he disclosed highly classified intelligence with Russian officials, writing on Twitter on Tuesday May 16th that he “wanted More...

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By sanmigueltimes On Tuesday, May 16th, 2017
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American architects propose one-way plexiglass sheet for Trump’s border wall

The Trump administration is counting on Congress to approve its federal budget for its planned wall along the US-Mexico border this fall. Not all Republican lawmakers are on board, making it more uncertain that More...

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By sanmigueltimes On Monday, May 15th, 2017
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Long awaited San Miguel vacation ends up unexpectedly at U.S. Airport

According to NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth, Pete Rose and his fiancée Paula had been planning the trip to San Miguel de Allende in Mexico for almost six months, but their long awaited vacation ended up unexpectedly at More...

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The 20 most powerful people in the world according to Forbes

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By sanmigueltimes On Friday, May 12th, 2017
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Partnerships are saving the Monarch butterfly

Environmental Defense Fund’s mission is to preserve the natural systems on which all life depends. Guided by science and economics, they seek practical and lasting solutions to the most serious environmental More...

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By sanmigueltimes On Friday, May 12th, 2017
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Plan unveiled to tow icebergs from Antarctica to Dubai

The National Advisor Bureau, headquartered in Masdar City, Abu-Dhabi, plans to source the massive blocks of ice from Heard Island, around 600 miles (1000 kilometres) off the coast of mainland Antarctica. It will More...

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By sanmigueltimes On Monday, May 8th, 2017
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Officials around the world warn Trump not to pull out of Paris climate agreement

Donald Trump’s scorched-earth approach to environmental protections has shocked current and former government officials overseas who are waiting nervously to see whether the US will destabilize the Paris climate More...