Trade War, Oklahoma, March Madness: Your Evening Briefing

Trade War, Oklahoma, March Madness: Your Evening Briefing (Want to get this briefing by email? Here’s the sign-up.)
Good evening. Here’s the latest.
Photo Credit Richard Drew/Associated Press 1. The stock market tumbled.
The cause: tit-for-tat tariffs imposed by China, and tech’s dark hour of the soul.
Facebook is trying to contain the loss of about $100 billion in value. Amazon is under presidential attack.
And Tesla shares fell amid concerns about the electric car maker’s quarterly production numbers for its Model 3 sedan, which are expected in the next day or so. Elon Musk, the chief executive, joked for April Fool’s that the company had gone “completely and totally bankrupt.”
Market Snapshot View Full Overview _____
Photo Credit Doug Mills/The New York Times 2. “DACA is dead.”
Thus tweeted President Trump, venting about the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program and blaming Democrats for failing to salvage it. But if history is a guide, his position on shielding young, u..

Trump Tweets Transform Immigrant Caravans Into Political Cause Célèbre

Trump Tweets Transform Immigrant Caravans Into Political Cause Célèbre
MEXICO CITY — It has become a regular occurrence, particularly around the Easter holiday: scores or even hundreds of Central American migrants making their way north by foot and vehicle from the southern border of Mexico. They include everyone from infants to the elderly, fleeing violence and poverty in their homelands.
They travel in large groups — the current is one of the largest at about 1,200 participants — in part for protection against the kidnappers, muggers and rapists that stalk the migrant trail, but also to draw more attention to their plight. Some have the United States in mind, but many are only thinking as far as a new home in Mexico.
Called “caravans,” most of the journeys, which date back at least five years, have moved forward with little fanfare, virtually unnoticed north of the border with the United States. But tweets by President Trump have suddenly turned the latest caravan into a major inter..