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The federal agency charged with preventing terrorist attacks said Wednesday that its personnel would carry out President Trump’s orders to protect statues and monuments from vandalism.
The controversial rule change will dramatically reduce federal pollution protections for many streams and wetlands. Farmers and builders approve, but environmental groups plan to challenge it.
The X-37B, launched in September 2017, has returned to Earth. It was the fifth acknowledged mission for the vehicle since 2010, but details of its mission are being kept under wraps.
In a speech blending humor with a serious message, the former secretary of defense also quoted a warning by Lincoln against a leader “unfettered by conscience, precedent or decency.”
The Baltimore congressman, who was chairman of the House Oversight and Reform Committee, had taken a lead role in the impeachment inquiry of President Trump.
David Correia, who was listed as one of four defendants in a grand jury indictment issued last week, has surrendered to authorities after returning to New York following a trip to the Middle East.
The agreement removes the drug maker from the list of defendants in an upcoming federal opioid trial and follows an August settlement in Oklahoma in which it agreed to pay $572 million.
The Pentagon says it tested a modified cruise missile that flew “more than 500 kilometers” — a distance prohibited under the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty scrapped earlier this month.
Earlier this week, Japan alerted its citizens in the U.S. to beware of “gunfire incidents,” while Uruguay issued a travel warning citing the “indiscriminate possession of firearms” in America.
The drugs were reportedly found in seven containers aboard the MSC Gayane at Philadelphia’s Packer Marine Terminal. Authorities say it is one of the biggest-ever drug busts in the U.S.
Chester Nez, one of the original 29 Navajo men who used their native language to confound the Japanese military during World War II, died of kidney failure on Wednesday.
After months of trying to get the president to be questioned about Russia in person, Robert Mueller’s office has agreed to accept at least some written answers, according to The New York Times.
Jacinda Ardern, who assumed office last October, announced in January that she would be taking six weeks of maternity leave while her deputy stepped in to assume the duties of prime minister.
The remains of what are believed to be about 55 U.S. servicemen arrived at Osan Air Base in South Korea as part of an agreement between President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.
A dam that is part of the unfinished Xepian-Xe Nam Noy hydropower project — being built with the help of a South Korea company — collapsed on Monday, sending a wall of water downstream.
Amid a heat wave with temperatures nearing 90 degrees, officials were also struggling to restore electricity, especially in the hardest hit Hiroshima and Okayama prefectures.
Andrés Manuel López Obrador ran on a platform of rooting out corruption, helping the dispossessed and defending Mexico against President Trump.
Paige Patterson has been under fire for past counsel to women of abuse to simply pray for their husbands. On Tuesday, a new allegation surfaced that he advised a student not to report a rape.
Australia has strong trading ties with China and produces many of the things on Beijing’s list of U.S. products that will be hit by stiff tariffs.
The 200-year-old firearms manufacturer has struck a deal to stave off creditors as it tries to reorganize amid falls in sales and louder calls for gun control.
Homeland security adviser Tom Bossert says that after careful investigation, the U.S. is sure Pyongyang carried out an attack that caused “havoc and destruction” in May.