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- Trump clears way for controversial oil pipelines
Tue, 24 Jan 2017 18:13:10 -0500
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump signed orders on Tuesday smoothing the path for the controversial Keystone XL and Dakota Access oil pipelines in a move to expand energy infrastructure and roll back key Obama administration environmental actions.
- Exclusive: Trump expected to sign executive orders on immigration
Tue, 24 Jan 2017 18:04:46 -0500
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump was expected to sign several executive orders restricting immigration on Thursday, at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, according to several congressional aides and immigration experts briefed on the matter.
- Despite no evidence, White House says Trump stands by voter fraud belief
Tue, 24 Jan 2017 16:49:23 -0500
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump stands by his belief that millions of people voted illegally in the U.S. election, the White House said on Tuesday, despite widespread evidence to the contrary.
- Trump administration seeks to muzzle U.S. agency employees: sources
Tue, 24 Jan 2017 17:35:05 -0500
WASHINGTON/CHICAGO (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump's administration has moved to curb the flow of information from several government agencies whose mandate impacts environmental issues since last week, in actions that appeared designed to tighten control and discourage dissenting views.
- No charges for Los Angeles officers who killed unarmed black man
Tue, 24 Jan 2017 17:03:06 -0500
(Reuters) - Two Los Angeles police officers who fatally shot an unarmed black man described by his lawyer as mentally challenged will face no criminal charges over the 2014 killing, the district attorney said on Tuesday, calling their actions "legally justified."
- Pressured by Trump, Mexico ready to discuss NAFTA rules in U.S. talks
Tue, 24 Jan 2017 18:07:15 -0500
MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Under pressure from President Donald Trump, Mexico is preparing to discuss changes to trade rules about a product's country of origin to try to avoid a disruptive fight with the United States over commerce.
- Trump signs executive orders on manufacturing, infrastructure
Tue, 24 Jan 2017 13:42:32 -0500
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday signed an executive order directing that the permitting process and regulatory burden for domestic manufacturers should be streamlined to reduce what he called "the incredibly cumbersome, long, horrible" process.
- Storm dumps snow, rain on U.S. Northeast; search on for Georgia toddler
Tue, 24 Jan 2017 16:18:34 -0500
(Reuters) - A powerful storm that killed at least 21 people in the southern United States over the weekend brought snow, heavy rain and gusty winds to the Northeast on Tuesday as searchers combed Georgia tornado wreckage for a missing toddler.
- Trump talks to U.S. automakers, pushes for new American plants
Tue, 24 Jan 2017 17:52:33 -0500
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump urged the chief executives of the Big Three U.S. automakers on Tuesday to build more cars in the country, pressing his pledge to bring jobs to America and discourage the car industry from investing in Mexico.
- Minnesota governor says diagnosed with prostate cancer
Tue, 24 Jan 2017 15:35:53 -0500
(Reuters) - Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton, who collapsed while delivering his state-of-the-state address in St. Paul, said on Tuesday he has been diagnosed with prostate cancer but planned to stay on the job while undergoing treatment.