Tentative plans for Enrique Peña Nieto to make his first visit to the White House to meet with President Trump were scuttled this week after a call between them ended in an impasse over Trump’s promised border wall and who would pay for it, U.S. and Mexican officials said. Their posturing over the wall has infected their personal relationship and jeopardized the alliance between the countries.
The memo, released Saturday, was intended to rebut GOP allegations that law enforcement agencies had political motivations for wiretapping former Trump campaign aide Carter Page. “Our extensive review … failed to uncover any evidence of illegal, unethical, or unprofessional behavior by law enforcement,” said Rep. Adam B. Schiff, the intelligence panel's ranking Democrat.
He also repeated his claim that an ongoing probe of possible collusion between his campaign and Russians is a “Witch Hunt.”
A panoramic view of Cape Town’s city center. (NurPhoto/Getty)
A panoramic view of Cape Town’s city center. (NurPhoto/Getty)
The combination of a lack of rainfall and an explosion of urban growth has pushed the city’s reservoirs to their limits and is forcing officials to consider turning off the taps. If that happens, residents will be limited to 25 liters of water a day, the equivalent to a three-minute shower or three toilet flushes.
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A six-person team in the state’s Justice Department is specifically assigned to track down and seize weapons from felons, the mentally ill and others whose Second Amendment rights have been curtailed by the courts.
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The closing ceremony could provide a forum for the meeting that didn’t take place during opening.
South Korea won the silver medal in women's curling. (Reuters)
South Korea won the silver medal in women's curling. (Reuters)
The team shocked top-ranked Canada in its first match and all of South Korea suddenly started paying attention. Their surprising run ended with silver medals following an 8-3 loss to Sweden in the final.
The majority owner blames the name on the property for declining revenues and unbooked rooms, but his efforts to oust the Trump Organization as the property’s manager are stalled in courts in Panama and the U.S.
Calling into a Fox News television show, the president acknowledged the estimated cost of $10 million to $30 million could be a concern. “We’ll see if we can do it at a reasonable cost, and if we can’t, we won’t do it, but the generals would love to do it, I can tell you, and so would I,” he said.
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Pennsylvania’s fight becomes a symbol to both sides for why governors will matter after the 2020 Census.
Immigration used to prompt a vigorous debate at the annual CPAC gathering. This year, in place of discussions of how to reach out to nonwhite voters, speakers, including President Trump, spoke about keeping immigrants out.
When couples break up, mementos of former partners can bring back awkward memories.
Take a lesson from Marjorie Merriweather Post: Don’t be afraid to use your nice things.
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