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The U.S. says Iran’s claims that the drone was in its airspace “are false.” On Twitter, President Trump says, “Iran made a very big mistake!”
The Trump administration is replacing one of President Obama’s signature plans to address climate change. It could help some coal-fired power plants, but likely won’t slow the industry’s decline.
U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio) is proposing a bill that would require overtime pay for any salaried worker making less than $51,064, a more than $15,000 increase to the Trump Administration’s proposed threshold. The current overtime salary threshold is set at $23,660, Brown says his plan would make overtime pay available for more than 4.6 million… Read More
Pointing to a U.S. military video, Trump maintained: “Iran did do it.” Meanwhile, the president of the Japanese company operating one of the tankers says he doesn’t believe a mine or torpedo was used.
The U.S. Forest Service is proposing changes to a landmark environmental law that would allow it to fast-track some forest management projects, including logging and prescribed burning.
Low-income Americans who take advantage of government safety net programs could be affected by a number of proposed rules and actions in areas such as housing, food aid, overtime and immigration.
The U.S. auto industry opposes President Trump’s threatened tariffs on goods imported from Mexico. It says the taxes would increase the cost of vehicles and play havoc with supply chains.
The president said at a press conference with British Prime Minister Theresa May that new economic restrictions would begin to bite, possibly even during negotiations between the two sides.
A plan to move USDA research groups out of Washington, D.C. has towns clamoring for high-paying jobs. But critics say it’s part of an effort to gut objective research and cut jobs at the two agencies.
The Trump administration has reached a deal to lift tariffs on steel and other metal imports from Canada, in a move that could put the two nations a step closer to ratifying the USMCA trade pact.