Trump's tweets are presidential records, but deletions?
WASHINGTON (AP) ? The National Archives and Records Administration says President Donald Trump's tweets are considered presidential records that need to be preserved for historic purposes, but officials have yet to say whether his administration needs to preserve even altered or deleted tweets.
US sent $221 million to Palestinians in Obama's last hoursWASHINGTON (AP) ? Officials say the Obama administration in its waning hours defied Republican opposition and quietly released $221 million to the Palestinian Authority.
Brooklyn Nets star Lin faces new injury setback
Brooklyn Nets star Jeremy Lin could be sidelined for up to five more weeks after aggravating a hamstring injury that has wrecked his season, his team announced on Monday. "During the course of his rehab, Jeremy re-aggravated his strained left hamstring and will be out approximately three to five weeks as he continues to work towards a full recovery," Nets general manager Sean Marks said in a statement. Lin suffered an injury on November 2 which left him sidelined for 17 games until he returned on December 12.
Patriots quarterback Brady baffled by Trump questions
New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady played down his friendship with President Donald Trump on Monday, a day after steering his team into a Super Bowl showdown with the Atlanta Falcons. Brady, who is preparing for his seventh Super Bowl following the Patriots' 36-17 win over Pittsburgh on Sunday, told Boston's WEEI radio he was baffled by questions over his links to Trump. "Why does everybody make such a big deal?" Brady told the "Kirk and Callahan" show.
Trump can do plenty on his own to unravel Obama health law
WASHINGTON (AP) ? President Donald Trump can do plenty on his own to unravel the Obama health care law, but some of those actions would create disruptions that undermine his administration's early promises. Other less sweeping steps could open the way for big changes, but might not get as much notice.
Dior designer debuts Paris couture as Dunst talks girl power
Ethics lawyers to sue Trump over foreign payments
A group including former White House ethics attorneys will file a lawsuit on Monday accusing President Donald Trump of allowing his businesses to accept payments from foreign governments, in violation of the U.S. Constitution. The lawsuit, brought by the Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington, will allege that the Constitution's emoluments clause forbids payments to Trump's businesses. It will seek a court order forbidding Trump from accepting such payments, said Deepak Gupta, one of the lawyers working on the case.
Highlights: Donald Trump in first full week as U.S. presidentHighlights of the day follow: TRADE Trump formally withdraws the United States from the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal, distancing America from Asian allies as China's influence in the region rises. A top Trump adviser will meet this week with advisers to Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, whose Liberal government is gathering to plan a response to a possible renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement. Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto says the country will aim to keep tariff-free commerce with NAFTA partners Canada and the United States in its talks with the Trump administration.
Colorado moves to crack down on black-market pot ads online
Democrats will try to delay vote on attorney generalWASHINGTON (AP) ? The top Democrat on the Senate Judiciary Committee plans to request a delay in the confirmation vote on President Donald Trump's nominee for attorney general, a move that will push the panel's vote back to Jan. 31.