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Trump wants to expand US nuclear arsenal

Trump wants to expand US nuclear arsenal

WASHINGTON – President of the United States of America Donald Trump said on Thursday he wants to ensure The United States nuclear arsenal is at the “top of the pack,” saying the US has fallen behind in its atomic weapons capacity. In a Reuters interview, Trump also said China could solve the national security challenge […]

FLORIDA – Planets found

FLORIDA – Planets found

CAPE CANAVERAL –– Astronomers have detected a record seven Earth-sized planets orbiting a single star. The researchers say that all seven could potentially support liquid water on the surface, depending on the other properties of those planets. But only three are within the conventional “habitable” zone where life is considered a possibility. The compact system […]

Trump widens immigrant deportation

Trump widens immigrant deportation

WASHINGTON – The Trump administration has issued tough guidelines to widen the net for deporting illegal immigrants from the US, and speed up their removal. Undocumented immigrants arrested for traffic violations or shop-lifting will be targeted along with those convicted of more serious crimes. The memos do not alter US immigration laws, but take a […]

Trump’s national security adviser resigns

Trump’s national security adviser resigns

US National Security Adviser Michael Flynn has resigned over allegations he discussed US sanctions with Russia before Donald Trump took office. Mr Flynn is said to have misled officials about his call with Russia’s ambassador before his own appointment. It is illegal for private citizens to conduct US diplomacy. US reports said earlier the White […]

U.S. federal agents conduct immigration raids

U.S. federal agents conduct immigration raids

U.S. immigration authorities arrested hundreds of undocumented immigrants in at least a half-dozen states this week in a series of raids that marked the first large-scale enforcement of President Trump’s Jan. 25 order to crack down on the estimated 11 million immigrants living here illegally. Officials said the raids targeted known criminals, but they also […]

NORTH DAKOTA – Legal blockage

NORTH DAKOTA – Legal blockage

CANNON BALL — Construction of the final segment of the Dakota Access pipeline has begun, and the full system should be operational within three months, the developer of the long-delayed project said Thursday, even as an American Indian tribe filed a legal challenge to block the work and protect its water supply. The Army granted […]

Court maintains suspension of Trump’s immigration order

Court maintains suspension of Trump’s immigration order

A federal appeals court has maintained the freeze on President Trump’s controversial immigration order, meaning previously barred refugees and citizens from seven Muslim-majority countries can continue entering the U.S. A panel with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit upheld the ruling of U.S. District Judge James Robart, who had decided Friday that […]

WASHINGTON – Trump disappointed in Spicer’s performance

WASHINGTON – Trump disappointed in Spicer’s performance

WASHINGTON –– The White House is ramping up its search for a new communications director in an effort to lighten the load of embattled White House press secretary Sean Spicer, multiple sources told CNN. A source familiar with internal communications said President Donald Trump is disappointed in Spicer’s performance during the first two weeks of […]

Tornadoes hit Louisiana and Mississippi

Tornadoes hit Louisiana and Mississippi

NEW ORLEANS — National Weather Service teams were studying scenes of severe weather damage in Louisiana and Mississippi on Wednesday to determine where tornadoes struck and just how powerful they were. At least four confirmed tornadoes hit Louisiana and one hit Mississippi on Tuesday, meteorologists said. There may have been more still in Louisiana, but […]

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