Holocaust survivor to ICE director, California sheriff: ?History is not on your side?
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.
Video of 13-Year-Old Boy?s ?Excessive? Pat Down at Dallas Airport Goes Viral
Green groups denounce Trump?s ?all-out assault? on climate regulations
President Trump signed an executive order Tuesday afternoon, following through on his campaign promise to roll back Obama-era environmental protections intended to combat climate change. The Trump administration?s ?Energy Independence? order essentially begins the process of dismantling the Clean Power Plan (CPP), which limits greenhouse gas emissions from coal-burning power plants. It was former President Barack Obama?s signature legislation for restricting the carbon emissions that contribute to global warming.
Boko Haram faction seeks grassroots support in NE Nigeria
A Boko Haram faction led by the son of the group's founder is trying to win over civilians by shunning the indiscriminate violence of its longtime figurehead that has alienated locals. Eyewitnesses to a spate of recent raids attributed to Islamist fighters loyal to Abu Musab Al-Barnawi in northeast Nigeria have said they repeatedly told villagers they would not be harmed. Others say mass violence has been reduced in parts of the northern Borno state around Lake Chad now controlled by Barnawi and Mamman Nur, his right-hand man who is seen by some as the real leader.
China says 'no such thing' as man-made islands in South China Sea
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. "Most of the building is for civilian purposes, including necessary defensive facilities." The South China Sea is generally stable at present, but some countries outside the region are anxious about this and want to hype things up and create tensions, Wu said, using terminology that normally refers to the United States.
Why the Senate Russia Probe Is Trouble for Trump
Unlike the House Intelligence committee?s Russia investigation that was thrown into chaos by its chairman, the Senate investigation is being taken very seriously by the Republican Chairman and Democratic Vice-Chairman.
Special Ed Teacher Arrested Over Alleged Relationship With Student at All-Boys Middle School: Cops
?I?m a strong black woman?: Maxine Waters says she?s not responding to Bill O?Reilly jab
Rep. Maxine Waters, D-Calif., responded Tuesday after Fox News host Bill O?Reilly ridiculed her appearance, saying he was unable to focus during a recent speech she gave on the House floor because he was distracted by her ?James Brown wig.?
Ex-Christie aides to be sentenced in New Jersey bridge case
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) ? Two former aides to Gov. Chris Christie will be sentenced Wednesday for their roles in the 2013 George Washington Bridge lane-closing scandal, the closing chapter of a traffic jam that sank the Republican's presidential aspirations.
Sean Spicer knocks critics of his ?spirited back-and-forth? with April Ryan