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US Interior Secretary recommends shrinking Utah's Bears Ears monument: document

US Interior Secretary recommends shrinking Utah's Bears Ears monument: document

Bears Ears National Monument is a 1.3-million-acre conservation area that was designated by President Barack Obama in the final days of his presidency. No president has previously scaled back or scrapped a national monument, meaning that Trump is nearly certain to face a legal challenge if he chooses to do so.



Cabinet Members Take Turns Praising Trump at Unusual Meeting

He hailed his plan for the "single biggest tax cut in American history", even though he hasn't proposed a plan and Congress hasn't acted on one. And on it went, with each official describing in glowing terms their admiration for Trump's work.



Sessions to testify before the Senate Intelligence Committee

USA attorney general Jeff Sessions has agreed to appear before the Senate intelligence committee as it investigates alleged Russian meddling in the presidential election. On March 1, The Washington Post reported that he met twice with the Russian ambassador, Sergey Kislyak , during the campaign. "The Department of Justice appointed special counsel to assume responsibility for this matter", said department spokesperson Sarah Isgur Flores, referring to the appointment of former FBI ...



Russian official mocks James Comey testimony

Many Democrats still blame Comey for Clinton's loss , leading Trump to apparently believe they would applaud him for firing Comey. Asked if he would be willing to give his version of events under oath, Trump replied: "100 percent".


Bill Cosby and his accuser were lovers, sexual assault trial told

Bill Cosby and his accuser were lovers, sexual assault trial told

She was not in the courtroom during the prosecution's case, which included a reading of her husband's 2005 deposition in which he talked about giving women Quaaludes for sex. Cosby, 79, could spend the rest of his life in prison if convicted. It's a stark contrast from the feeble-looking Cosby who hobbled into his arraignment after his December 30, 2015, arrest.



Anti-Sharia protests divide America

An anti-Sharia law protest organized by ACT for America in conjunction with Latinas for Trump and Republican Women of Oceanside , was met in equal measure with an anti-Islamophobia counter protest . They call ACT for America a recognized hate group. "SLOVAKIA has passed a law which will effectively ban Islam from gaining official status as a religion, in the latest signs of a growing anti-Muslim sentiment across Europe".