As Donald Trump was sworn in as the 45th president of the United States, his White House team posted his intent to eliminate former President Barack Obama’s Climate Action Plan and the Waters of the U.S. rule. According to the new White House, Trump’s America First Energy Plan will include getting rid of the environmental regulations that Obama put in place to protect the environment and reduce carbon dioxide emissions in the U.S.
A crowd of women joining the National Woman Suffrage Association, which was led by Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony in 1869. On Saturday, when as many as 2 million women — and men — take to the streets in Washington, D.C., and around the world for the Women’s March, they will be following in the footsteps of women who have marched for progressive causes and civil rights at least since the late 19th century. In 1862, Susan B. Anthony and Elizabeth Cady Stanton began working on Park Place in Manhattan across from City Hall, a street then known as Newspaper Row, to publish a periodical promoting suffrage for women.
Grieving relatives of MH370 passengers will appeal for the hunt for the missing airliner to continue at a meeting between the Australian and Malaysian transport ministers in Perth on Sunday. Australia, Malaysia and China on Tuesday suspended the deep sea hunt in the southern Indian Ocean almost three years after the Boeing 777 disappeared on March 8, 2014 with 239 people on board. "The MH370 next-of-kin implore the government of Malaysia to use this opportunity to urgently consult and reconsider the decision to suspend the search for MH370," campaign group Voice370 said in a statement.
Rescue workers on skis reached a four-star spa hotel buried by an avalanche in earthquake-stricken central Italy Thursday, reporting no sign of life in the building even though two survivors found outside said more than 30 people had been in it when the snow struck. Giampiero Parete, a chef vacationing at the hotel, called his boss when the avalanche struck, begging for him to mobilize rescue crews because his wife Adriana and two children, Ludovica and Gianfilippo, were trapped inside, employer Quintino Marcella told The Associated Press. Parete had left briefly to get some medicine for his wife, and survived as a result.
President Trump’s talk of unity in his inaugural address sounded less like an appeal and more like an imperative, maybe even a command. “At the bedrock of our politics will be a total allegiance to the United States of America, and through our loyalty to our country, we will rediscover our loyalty to each other. When you open your heart to patriotism, there is no room for prejudice,” Trump said.
This Saturday, the Powerball jackpot reached an estimated $153 million and the number continues to grow as there were no winners. The winning numbers for Jan. 21 were 23-25-45-52-67 with the Powerball of 02. According to the Multi-State Lottery Association, which operates the Powerball game, 75 percent of winning tickets are selected when the numbers are picked by a computer.
A police officer left his personal .357-caliber revolver loaded and unsecured on a shelf before his 8-year-old daughter fatally shot herself, prosecutors said Friday as they announced criminal charges against him. Kenneth Righter, of Stratford, was charged with three counts of child endangerment as well as the disorderly persons offense of storage of firearms if minors may have access, Camden County Prosecutor Mary Eva Colalillo said. Righter's other children were 14 and 17 at the time of the shooting.
Tens of thousands of women and their supporters took to the streets of Washington D.C. to participate in the Women’s March on Washington on Saturday. The Women’s March on Washington movement was sparked off, according to Reuters, by a Facebook request for a women’s march by Teresa Shook in Hawaii. With entire route packed with protesters, Women's March on Washington can't proceed with planned procession.
As hundreds of thousands of women head to Washington, D.C. ahead of Saturday's Women's March, shows of solidarity are making the rounds on the internet. Twitter user @FlorBlake shared a clip from her Spirit Airlines flight to Baltimore, where a flight attendant on board offered a show of solidarity for passengers headed to the march. SEE ALSO: How to get involved with the Women's March on Washington if you're not in D.C.
On Friday morning, the world watched as Donald Trump was sworn in as the 45th president of the United States. By his side was his wife, Melania, the first lady, wearing a full, custom Ralph Lauren ensemble. Melania Trump wears a pale blue Ralph Lauren ensemble to her husband’s inauguration.
When President Trump was delivering his inaugural address on Friday, WhiteHouse.gov was completely revamped, replacing Barack Obama’s policy pages with Trump’s own. A new petition calling on the Trump administration to immediately release the president’s tax returns was created almost immediately. During the campaign, Trump initially said he wanted to release his tax returns.
A bipartisan bread-breaking between congressmen after the inaugural address was notable for the absence of several prominent Democrats. Sit down and break bread at least for an hour saddle. Let's not forget that a third of the Democrats in the US House of Representatives are boycotting.
Mexico's government has deported 91 Cubans about a week after the United States ended a so-called "wet foot, dry foot" policy that granted residency to almost every Cuban who reached U.S. soil, Mexican officials said on Friday. The repeal of the longstanding policy last Thursday by former U.S. President Barack Obama left hundreds of Cubans who were seeking a new life stranded in Mexico and Central America countries.
Members of the Syrian opposition delegation arrived Sunday in the Kazakh capital Astana for face-to-face peace talks with the war-torn nation's government. The talks, set to begin on Monday, will be the first time a delegation composed exclusively of rebel groups will negotiate with the regime of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. Chief opposition negotiator Mohammad Alloush flew into Astana on Sunday morning, according to an AFP correspondent who saw the delegation arrive.
The Air Force is increasing the defense cover over the country with the launch of a satellite that will detect and warn about missile launches around the world. The Space Based Infrared System Geosynchronous satellite, or SBIRS GEO 3, will launch between 7:42-8:22 p.m. EST Friday from the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida. An Atlas 5 rocket of the United Launch Alliance (ULA), named AV-066, will put the satellite in a geosynchronous orbit from where, according to manufacturer Lockheed Martin, it will use infrared surveillance to support the military in four ways — missile defense, missile warning, battlespace awareness and technical intelligence.
The abused wife of a suburban Los Angeles mayor who gunned him down in their home was sentenced Friday to three months in jail by a judge who called the case a textbook study of domestic violence destined to end tragically. Lyvette Crespo, 45, pleaded guilty to voluntary manslaughter for shooting Daniel Crespo three times in the chest to protect herself and their son during a fight at their Bell Gardens condominium on Sept. 30, 2014. Judge Kathleen Kennedy said she initially was skeptical of handing down the light term agreed to by prosecutors until she reviewed the voluminous grand jury transcripts, psychological reports and a presentencing investigation and saw how Daniel Crespo abused and controlled his wife, son and daughter.
Journalist and author George Krimsky, who covered Charles Manson's arrest, the Lebanese civil war and dissident activity in the Soviet Union and co-founded a center for international journalists, has died at age 75. Krimsky, who lived in Washington, died Friday after a yearlong battle with lung cancer, his family said Saturday. Krimsky grew up in New York, California and Connecticut, where he graduated in 1960 from The Gunnery prep school.
It may be a blue Monday, but at least the animals are happy! These hilarious shots show a variety of euphoric animals enjoying a hearty belly laugh.The pictures, captured by a host of photographers around the world, prove that a drop of sunshine can transform
Sophie Cruz, a 6-year-old immigration activist and daughter of two undocumented immigrants, spoke at the Women’s March on Washington on Saturday and won over the crowd with her inspiring message. After delivering her speech in English, she repeated it
Rescue teams recovered the bodies of two Iranian firefighters early on Saturday, two days after they were killed while tackling a blaze in Tehran's oldest high-rise. Tehran's chief pathologist said the degree of the burns had made identification of the dead difficult. "Even the identity badges they wore on their uniforms were burnt beyond recognition," Massoud Ghadipacha told Iran's ISNA news agency.
The U.S. Navy is working with defense contractor Raytheon to bring precision guidance to fast-firing light cannons. The MAD-FIRES project could soon help ships fend of waves of smaller, heavily armed attack boats. The U.S. Navy does a lot of work in the so-called littoral zone.
Former President Barack Obama's Chief Official White House Photographer Pete Souza has shared thousands of personal photos throughout the years. From Obama playing with kids to serious and intense moments, Souza gave the world a sneak peek inside the life of Obama and his family during their eight years in the White House. Now, Souza has shared a final farewell.
Washington (AFP) - A US strike has killed more than 100 Al-Qaeda fighters at a training camp in northwestern Syria, the Pentagon said Friday.The air strike occurred Thursday at a camp in Idlib province that had been operational since 2013, Pentagon spokesman
A Toronto court has rejected a bid by Ecuadorian villagers to enforce a judgment in their home country against Chevron Canada Ltd, ruling the subsidiary is not liable for parent Chevron Corp, the U.S. oil major said on Friday. Residents of Ecuador's Lago Agrio region have been trying to force Chevron to pay for water and soil contamination caused from 1964 to 1992 by Texaco, which Chevron acquired in 2001. The villagers obtained a $9 billion judgment against Chevron in Ecuador in 2011.