U.S. cuts off federal aid to Guatemala, El Salvador and Honduras

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The U.S. is cutting off federal aid to Guatemala, El Salvador and Honduras in response to what President Trump described as incoming migrant caravans from those countries, per a State Department spokesperson, reports CNN.

The big picture: This announcement comes the day after Trump threatened to shut down "large sections" of the U.S.-Mexico border unless Mexico "immediately" stops "all illegal immigration." Earlier this week, Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen signed a regional compact agreement with Guatemala, El Salvador and Honduras reportedly "aimed at preventing irregular migration, combating criminal organizations and ultimately helping with US border security," per CNN.

Go deeper: "A system-wide breakdown:" DHS Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen asks for volunteers at U.S.-Mexico border

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Trump: If Tehran wants to fight U.S., it'll be the official end of Iran

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President Trump tweeted Sunday that if Iran wants a fight, it'd be the "official end" of the country, hours before Fox News broadcast an interview in which he said wouldn't let Tehran have nuclear weapons.

Details: Trump said in his tweet, "Never threaten the United States again!" However, in his interview with Fox News' Steve Hilton, recorded last week but broadcast Sunday night, Trump said he didn't want a fight. "But you do have situations like Iran, you can’t let them have nuclear weapons — you just can’t let that happen," he said.

U.S. lifts steel and aluminum tariffs on Canada and Mexico

Former Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto, President Trump, and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau at the G20 last year. Photo: Martin Bernetti/AFP/Getty Images

Trump confirmed Sunday night the U.S. would lift steel and aluminum tariffs on Canada and Mexico from Monday.

Google limits Huawei's access to Android code

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As a result of a U.S. government order, Google has stopped providing non-public hardware or software to Huawei, severely impacting the Chinese device maker's ability to create new smartphones and update existing ones.

Why it matters: Huawei is the second leading provider of Android devices, next to Samsung. Although its phones are not widely available in the U.S., they are popular in Canada and Europe, as well as in China.

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