President Trump has begun his presidency with a number of executive orders released in a whirlwind of announcements. Below you’ll find the full text along with summaries of some of the more notable declarations, as provided by the White House and Federal Register websites. Summary: To create a panel to combat America’s opioid crisis.
An Auschwitz survivor confronted one of the nation’s top immigration officials and a local sheriff at a California town hall Tuesday night. Bernard Marks, 87, addressed Immigration and Customs Enforcement Acting Director Thomas Homan and Sacramento County Sheriff Scott Jones, a supporter of President Trump. Jones had invited Homan to the public forum to discuss address the community’s concerns about ICE’s collaboration with local law enforcement.
There was "no such thing" as man-made islands in the disputed South China Sea, China's Defence Ministry said on Thursday, and reiterated that any building work was mainly for civilian purposes. China, which claims most of the resource-rich region, has carried out land reclamation and construction on several islands in the Spratly archipelago, parts of which are also claimed by Brunei, Malaysia, the Philippines, Taiwan and Vietnam.
It was an adorable moment caught on video as a 3-year-old girl in Massachusetts sat down to dine with a police officer who was eating alone. In the cute video shared by the Hingham Police Department, the girl, named Lillian, engages the officer girl at a local Panera. The officer, Sgt. Steven Dearth, described Lillian as a "very outgoing" girl who approached his table to talk to him while out eating with her parents and a younger sibling.
A mysterious carving of a woman's face has been discovered at the church where John F. Kennedy and Jacqueline Bouvier married in 1953, the church announced Wednesday. St. Mary's Church in Newport is being restored. The carving was discovered recently when a large organ was dismantled, revealing decorative columns, said the Rev. Kris von Maluski.
Residents carry the bodies of people killed during fights between Iraq security forces and ISIS in Mosul on March 17. MOSUL — In the West Emergency Hospital in Irbil, 30-year-old Lina described the sound and the smell after an airstrike hit a house in the west Mosul neighborhood of Jadida. Lina’s voice shook as she described the events to Yahoo News.
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Earlier this month, President Trump proposed $16.2 billion for the Department of Transportation’s discretionary budget for fiscal year 2018, a reduction of 13 percent. The budget proposal would affect the California Zephyr and other long-distance rail
Words like “insane,” “crazy,” and “nuts” get thrown around a lot — I use them more than my fair share, if I’m being honest — but a New York design group just revealed plans for a new type of skyscraper that really can’t be described any other way. Clouds Architecture Office is the firm that wants to build the massive skyscraper, which it calls Analemma Tower. The structure, which at this point is completely conceptual and likely completely impossible, would require that an asteroid be captured and brought into near-Earth orbit.
A day after scolding journalist April Ryan during his daily briefing, White House press secretary Sean Spicer said criticism of the now-viral exchange is “demeaning” — to her. “April is a tough reporter that knows how to throw it out and take it back,” Spicer said in a Wednesday interview on Hugh Hewitt’s radio show. “We have very spirited back-and-forth,” Spicer explained.
An Ivory Coast jury on Tuesday acquitted former first lady Simone Gbagbo of crimes against humanity during the 2010-11 post-election crisis in a stunning verdict after the prosecution had sought to jail her for life. "A majority of the jury declared Simone Gbagbo not guilty of the crimes of which she has been accused, pronounced her acquittal and ordered that she be immediately freed if she is not being held for other reasons," said the head of the country's top criminal court, judge Kouadjo Boiqui. The prosecution in summing up its case against the 67-year-old wife of ex-president Laurent Gbagbo on Tuesday had called on the jury to find her "guilty of crimes against humanity and war crimes and sentence her to life imprisonment," said prosecutor Aly Yeo.
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and Sen. John McCain. (Photos: AP) “What, did they want me to call him a crazy skinny kid?” Sen. John McCain quipped via Twitter on Wednesday in response to a report by the Korean Central News Agency that the dignity of
A Boeing jet operated by Peruvian Airlines caught fire on Tuesday while landing at an airport near the Andean town of Jauja in central Peru after it swerved on the runway, but there were no serious injuries, a government minister said. Peruvian Airlines said in a statement that the Boeing 737-300 jet drove off the runway for unspecified reasons during the scheduled landing, after swerving to the right. Authorities are investigating the incident, which occurred about 4:30 p.m., involving the Boeing 737-300 jet at the high-altitude airport in an agricultural valley some 265 kilometers from Lima, the capital.
U.S. regulators have approved the first drug for an aggressive kind of multiple sclerosis that steadily reduces coordination and the ability to walk. The Food and Drug Administration approved Ocrevus late Tuesday after a large study found it slowed progression of the neurological disease and reduced symptoms. While there are more than a dozen treatments for the most common form of MS, there's been nothing specifically for people with the type called primary progressive MS.
Democratic National Committee Chairman Tom Perez has asked all members of the DNC staff to submit resignation letters by April 15, NBC News reported Tuesday. The party still is reeling from November’s election defeat, and the mass resignations will allow Perez, who was elected party chairman in February, the party’s third leader in a year, to remake party headquarters. Democrats largely have blamed Russian interference in the election for their massive defeat but admit they failed to get their message to voters.
A woman believed to have driven three burglars to an Oklahoma home where they were shot to death during a suspected home invasion has been arrested on murder and robbery warrants but the homeowner's son who shot them has not been arrested while police investigate whether he acted in self-defense under the state's "Stand Your Ground" law. Wagoner County Deputy Nick Mahoney said Tuesday that Elizabeth Marie Rodriguez, 21, of Oologah was arrested on three first-degree murder and three first-degree burglary warrants and was jailed without bond after going to police and saying she had information about the shooting at a home just east of the Tulsa suburb of Broken Arrow. "It was determined she had driven these individuals to the house and dropped them off with the intent to burglarize the residence," Mahoney said.
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It’s surprising, given that iOS represents one of the most important features of the iPhone and a reason why many people would not leave Apple’s platform for any competing mobile operating system. A new report out of Israel brings says that Siri will get a massive upgrade in iOS 11, revealing some of the new purported features of Apple’s smarter virtual assistant. According to The Verifier, Siri will gain more powers on all of Apple’s devices, including iPhone, Mac, Apple Watch, and Apple TV.
California Gov. Jerry Brown said the Trump administration has made a "colossal mistake" in unraveling federal policies to address climate change. Trump on Tuesday signed a far-reaching executive order that scraps federal greenhouse gas rules and kickstarts a process to gut the Clean Power Plan, which aims to reduce carbon pollution from electricity.
FBI agents have arrested a Mexican prosecutor suspected of involvement in the production and trafficking of illegal drugs including heroin and cocaine into the United States, authorities said on Wednesday. Edgar Veytia, the attorney general in Mexico's western state of Nayarit, was arrested Monday at the US border in San Diego. "This is a development that we were not expecting," Nayarit Governor Roberto Sandoval said without addressing the alleged high-level crime.
At Wednesday's press briefing, press secretary Sean Spicer declined to discuss why the administration supports a bill, passed by Congress on Tuesday, that will allow Internet service providers to sell users’ Web data.
The e-commerce giant plans to terminate 263 employees in New Jersey this summer, according to a notice filed with the state's Department of Labor and Workforce Development. Quidsi operates Diapers.com and other websites. "We have worked extremely hard for the past seven years to get Quidsi to be profitable, and unfortunately we have not been able to do so," an Amazon spokeswoman said in a statement.
At Ford, the name Transit is a trunk from which many branches grow. Ford is one of few companies offering a three-row passenger version of its compact cargo van. A competitor of similar shape and purpose is the Mercedes-Benz Metris, but that mid-size entry is more than a foot longer with a 5.4-inch-greater wheelbase, not to mention pricier and more powerful.
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On some college campuses, students and outsiders are allowed to protest and distribute flyers only in free-speech zones. The debate is headed to a federal court in California, where a student on Tuesday filed a lawsuit against Los Angeles Pierce College's free-speech area. Kevin Shaw says the community college violated his First Amendment rights in November when he was barred from passing out copies of the U.S. Constitution because he wasn't in the free-speech zone, an outdoor area roughly the size of three parking spaces, and because he hadn't applied to use it.