Trump Names Budget Director Mulvaney Interim Head Of Consumer Agency
Donald Trump has named his Office of Management and Budget Director Mick Mulvaney the acting head of the Consumer Finance Protection Bureau in what?s bound to be a major showdown over the agency?s future.
Texas Abortion Restrictions Struck Down As Unconstitutional
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North Korea replaces soldiers, South Korea awards medals after defector's border dash
North Korea has reportedly replaced guards and fortified a section of its border with South Korea where a North Korean soldier defected last week, while South Korean and U.S. soldiers have been decorated for their role in the defector's rescue.
Mugabe's successor and the 'poisoned ice cream' plot
On August 17, the Zimbabwean government issued an official denial that Emmerson Mnangagwa, who was vice president at the time, had eaten ice cream at a political rally. "For the record, the Vice President did not eat ice cream," Information Minister Chris Mushohwe said. "Yes, there was ice cream.
Cows rain down on drivers after crash in Utah
Drivers in Riverdale, Utah experienced some unexpected bumps on their morning commute when cows began raining down on them from the road above. The freeway ramp was temporarily closed in the aftermath, as crews attempted to clear the scene of cattle. The driver was speeding in the 45-mph (72-kph) area, Riverdale Police Lieutenant Mike Loveland told The Independent.
China says it will make efforts on Syria reconstruction
China hopes Syria can show "flexibility" in promoting peace talks, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said on Friday in a meeting with an adviser to Syria's president, adding that China would help with its reconstruction. Syria's six-year-old civil war has killed hundreds of thousands of people, forced millions to flee in the worst refugee crisis since World War Two and embroiled regional and world powers. For years, Western and Arab countries backed an opposition demand that President Bashar al-Assad quit power, but since Russia's 2015 entry into the war, his government has won back major cities and now looks militarily unassailable.
'A Country Within a Country': Inside the Navajo Nation in 1948
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