Trump plan would shift immigration focus to ‘merit’

Credit to Author: ggaviola| Date: Fri, 17 May 2019 10:55:26 +0000

Trump plan would shift immigration focus to 'merit'

WASHINGTON – Unveiling a new immigration plan, President Donald Trump said Thursday he wanted to provide a sharp contrast with Democrats, and he did — aiming to upend decades of family-based immigration policy with a new approach that favors younger, “totally brilliant,” high-skilled workers he says won’t compete for American jobs.

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Surge in US measles cases leads to extraordinary measures

Credit to Author: ggaviola| Date: Tue, 30 Apr 2019 07:28:36 +0000

Surge in US measles cases leads to extraordinary measures

NEW YORK – Quarantines in California. Fines in New York City. Orders for some people to avoid public places in Rockland County, New York.As an outbreak of measles surges across the United States — with 704 cases this year and counting — some local health officials are trying to deal with contagion in unvaccinated communities by turning to extraordinary police powers from the past.

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Woman makes sure decorated WWII Marine gets hero’s farewell

Credit to Author: ggaviola| Date: Wed, 24 Apr 2019 22:59:28 +0000

ALBANY, N.Y. – A decorated World War II veteran who died this month with no living relatives is being honored by strangers around the world thanks to an unlikely friendship with a young woman determined to give him a hero’s farewell.

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Trump to keep fighting opioids ‘until our job is done’

Credit to Author: ggaviola| Date: Wed, 24 Apr 2019 22:35:58 +0000

Trump to keep fighting opioids 'until our job is done'

ATLANTA – President Donald Trump pledged Wednesday to battle the deadly epidemic of opioid drug abuse “until our job is done” and he claimed progress even though it is unclear whether the crisis has diminished.

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Trump forms battle plan for post-Mueller probes: Just say no

Credit to Author: ggaviola| Date: Wed, 24 Apr 2019 22:22:53 +0000

Trump forms battle plan for post-Mueller probes: Just say no

WASHINGTON – Just say no.As House Democrats ramp up their post-Mueller investigations into President Donald Trump, his strategy for responding is simple: Resist on every legal front.

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Trump meets with Twitter CEO amid bias complaints

Credit to Author: ggaviola| Date: Tue, 23 Apr 2019 22:34:27 +0000

WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump said he had a “great meeting” Tuesday with Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey, hours after bashing the company and accusing it of not treating him well because he’s a Republican.

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Harris joins impeachment call during Democratic town hall

Credit to Author: ggaviola| Date: Tue, 23 Apr 2019 04:01:00 +0000

Harris joins impeachment call during Democratic town hall

MANCHESTER, N.H.  – California Sen. Kamala Harris joined the call for President Donald Trump’s impeachment on Monday as five leading Democratic presidential contenders clashed in a series of prime-time town hall meetings that exposed deep divisions in a party desperate to end the Trump presidency.

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Homeless shelter, looming IPOs have San Francisco on edge

Credit to Author: ggaviola| Date: Mon, 22 Apr 2019 05:28:41 +0000

Homeless shelter, looming IPOs have San Francisco on edge

SAN FRANCISCO – San Francisco’s renowned waterfront hosts joggers, admiring tourists and towering condos with impressive views. It could also become the site of a new homeless shelter for up to 200 people.

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Waikiki flood concerns spur push for Hawaii shore protection

Credit to Author: ggaviola| Date: Sun, 21 Apr 2019 22:59:36 +0000

Waikiki flood concerns spur push for Hawaii shore protection

HONOLULU – Hawaii’s iconic Waikiki Beach could soon be underwater as rising sea levels caused by climate change overtake its white sand beaches and bustling city streets.

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Giuliani: Nothing wrong with Trump camp taking Russian help

Credit to Author: ggaviola| Date: Sun, 21 Apr 2019 22:40:47 +0000

Giuliani: Nothing wrong with Trump camp taking Russian help

WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump’s lawyer Rudy Giuliani insisted Sunday there was “nothing wrong” with the president’s 2016 campaign taking information from the Russians, as House Democrats pledged stepped-up investigations into campaign misconduct and possible crimes of obstruction detailed in special counsel Robert Mueller’s report .

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