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HILO, Hawaii (AP) — Forecasters on Wednesday downgraded Hurricane Madeline to a tropical storm as it veered past Hawaii's Big Island, but officials reiterated warnings to prepare for heavy rain and strong winds.
Republican White House hopeful Donald Trump on Wednesday insisted that Mexico will pay for the border wall he plans to build if he is elected, in a speech delivered after talks with Mexico's president. "Mexico will pay for the wall, believe me," Trump said in Phoenix. Speaking in Phoenix, the billionaire candidate also laid out his immigration plan that includes deporting immigrants with criminal records and cancelling President Barack Obama's executive orders protecting millions of undocumented immigrants.