Tag: Wall

US House panel approves $10bn for Mexico border wall

A House panel has approved legislation to provide a total of $ 15 billion for construction of President Donald Trump’s wall along the US-Mexico border and improve ports of entry into the US. The Border Security for America Act, proposed by Chairman of the the House Homeland Security Committee Michael McCaul (R-Texas), was approved by…

Woman seeking VCs for breast pump startup encounters man-sized wall

The U.S. venture capital industry is 93 per cent male and facing heightened scrutiny for the sometimes-fraught relations with Silicon Valley’s few female entrepreneurs. Alvarez’s experience illustrates how getting venture funding can be even harder when your product isn’t one men use. The breast pump market is dominated by Swiss manufacturer Medela LLC, which got a boost in…

Invisible, polished, solar walls among bids for Trump’s border wall

The deadline for bids for President Donald Trump’s multi-billion dollar border wall with Mexico has passed. The federal government will ask four to 10 bidders to build prototypes in San Diego. US Customs and Border Protection declined to identify or say how many there were that met Tuesday’s deadline for bids, according to the AP.…

Trump says he will bring down the price of wall on Mexico’s border

A U.S. flag is seen next to a section of the wall separating Mexico and the United States, in Tijuana, Mexico, January 28, 2017. REUTERS/Jorge Duenes WASHINGTON President Donald Trump pushed back early on Saturday on assertions that the wall he wants built on the U.S. border with Mexico would cost more than anticipated and…