Exclusive: Trump expected to sign executive orders on immigration
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump was expected to sign several executive orders restricting immigration on Thursday, at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, according to several congressional aides and immigration experts briefed on the matter. Trump's orders were expected to involve restricting access to the United States for refugees and some visa holders from Iraq, Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen, said the aides and experts, who asked not to be identified. (Reporting by Julia Edwards Ainsley; Editing by Jonathan Oatis)
Trump revives controversial oil pipeline projects
US President Donald Trump on Tuesday revived two pipeline projects blocked by his predecessor on environmental grounds, signalling his determination to undo Barack Obama's legacy. Trump gave a conditional go-ahead to the Keystone XL pipeline -- which would carry oil from Canadian tar sands to US refineries on the Gulf Coast -- and an equally controversial pipeline crossing in North Dakota. Both had been put on hold by Obama's administration.
Idaho man pleads not guilty to hate crime in gay man killingBOISE, Idaho (AP) ? An Idaho man charged with a federal hate crime in the beating death of a gay man pleaded not guilty in Boise's U.S. District Court on Tuesday.
Appeals court denies full hearing in data surveillance caseNEW YORK (AP) ? A federal appeals court said Tuesday it won't rehear a panel's decision letting companies like Microsoft refuse to turn over to the government customer emails stored overseas.
Holders France into semis, Qatar out of worlds
Holders France rallied past Sweden into the semi-finals of the world handball championships on Tuesday as Qatar, finalists two years ago, were dumped out of the tournament. France held off Sweden 33-30 in a thriller which went down to the wire in Lille to set up a meeting with Slovenia, who ended Qatar's run 32-30 in Paris. Croatia edged 2013 champions Spain 30-29 in Montpellier, thanks to nine goals from left back Marko Mamic, as Norway booked their first semi-final at the worlds with a 31-28 win over Hungary in Albertville.
Lily-Rose Depp emerges as star of Deco-inspired Chanel show
PARIS (AP) ? Singer-model Vanessa Paradis was the image of the doting mother at Chanel's Art Deco-inspired spring-summer collection, looking on proudly as daughter Lily-Rose Depp emerged as the star of the show.
The Latest: Trump calls India a 'true friend' of US
Downtown LA's brilliant, Anthony Quinn mural gets a makeover
LOS ANGELES (AP) ? He was a good-natured Greek, an angry Bedouin and numerous other unforgettable characters in a legendary film career, and now Anthony Quinn is once again the splendorous "Pope of Broadway, his colorful image welcoming visitors to downtown Los Angeles.
Lawsuit contends N Carolina sex offender law goes too farRALEIGH, N.C. (AP) ? Convicted sex offenders are pushing back against North Carolina laws they contend deprive them of constitutional rights without protecting children.
NJ Transit resumes Atlantic City service after bridge repairNew Jersey Transit resumed service on its Atlantic City Line on Tuesday, a day after it was suspended because a bridge was stuck in the open position. The agency said around 4:30 p.m. Tuesday that service ...