Trump urged to reopen government for a few weeks

Credit to Author: jespinosa| Date: Mon, 14 Jan 2019 02:23:24 +0000

President Donald Trump attends a roundtable discussion on border security with local leaders, Friday Jan. 11, 2019, in the Cabinet Room of the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

A Republican lawmaker advising President Donald Trump said he is encouraging the president to reopen the government for several weeks to continue negotiating with Democrats over funding for a U.S.-Mexico border wall before the president takes the more drastic step of declaring a national emergency.

The post Trump urged to reopen government for a few weeks appeared first on Inquirer News.

Read more

Trump calls report on FBI probe of him ‘most insulting’

Credit to Author: jespinosa| Date: Sun, 13 Jan 2019 04:59:06 +0000

President Donald Trump listens as he leads a roundtable discussion on border security with local leaders, Friday, Jan. 11, 2019, in the Cabinet Room of the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

President Trump called “most insulting” a published report that federal law enforcement officials were so concerned about his behavior in the days after he fired James Comey from the FBI that they opened an investigation into whether he had been working for Russia against U.S. interests.

The post Trump calls report on FBI probe of him ‘most insulting’ appeared first on Inquirer News.

Read more

As shutdown drags, Trump administration seeks to soften blow

Credit to Author: jvicente| Date: Sat, 12 Jan 2019 07:55:47 +0000

As shutdown drags, Trump administration seeks to soften blow

The government shutdown is wreaking havoc on many Americans: Hundreds of thousands of federal employees don’t know when they’ll see their next paycheck, and low-income people who rely on the federal safety net worry about whether they’ll make ends meet should the stalemate in Washington carry on another month.

The post As shutdown drags, Trump administration seeks to soften blow appeared first on Inquirer News.

Read more

Kim seeks approval from Xi ahead of North Korea summit

Credit to Author: mfrialde| Date: Fri, 11 Jan 2019 23:46:17 +0000

People watch a television news about a visit to China by North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, at a railway station in Seoul on March 28, 2018. North Korea's Kim Jong Un told Chinese President Xi Jinping that it was his "solemn duty" to make Beijing his first overseas destination and invited him to visit Pyongyang, the North's official news agency reported on March 28. / AFP PHOTO / Jung Yeon-je

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un is heading home from three days of talks with Chinese President Xi Jinping on Wednesday afternoon, according to media outlets from the two countries.

The post Kim seeks approval from Xi ahead of North Korea summit appeared first on Inquirer News.

Read more

Report: CO2 Emissions from Power Sector Rising

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Tue, 08 Jan 2019 20:05:21 +0000

A new study from an economic research group shows that U.S. emissions of carbon dioxide (CO2) rose about 3.4% last year, including a 1.9% rise in emissions from power generation. The New York-based Rhodium Group, which released its findings on Jan. 8, said its study used data from the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) and […]

The post Report: CO2 Emissions from Power Sector Rising appeared first on POWER Magazine.

Read more

Trump, Trudeau seek release of detained Canadians in China

Credit to Author: jespinosa| Date: Mon, 07 Jan 2019 23:23:18 +0000

Trump, Trudeau seek release of detained Canadians in China

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s office says Trudeau and U.S. President Donald Trump have agreed to continue to seek the release of two Canadians detained in China in apparent retaliation for the arrest of a top Chinese tech executive.

The post Trump, Trudeau seek release of detained Canadians in China appeared first on Inquirer News.

Read more