U.S. EPA denies reports that it will close Chicago office

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is moving ahead on President Donald Trump's pledge to do away with environmental regulations that curb domestic oil and gas production . For months, hundreds of families have been evacuated from their homes as the city attempts to demolish affected buildings, after children tested positive for unsafe levels of lead, some areas even found to be 70 times the federal safety standards.

US sets up missile defence in South Korea as North shows power

And America's Pacific commander said any North Korean missile fired at US forces would be destroyed. America's Pacific forces commander, Adm. Harry Harris Jr., told Congress on Wednesday the system would be operational within days. The officials weren't authorized to speak publicly about plans for the closed-door briefings and requested anonymity. He has vowed to prevent North Korea from being able to hit the United States with a nuclear missile.

Shutdown? New president, same old government brinkmanship

The emerging measure would increase the defence budget and eliminate the threat of a government shutdown on Mr Trump's 100th day in office this Saturday. "It's not a negotiation", Mr Schumer said. Meanwhile, Mr Trump appeared poised to procure about 15 billion dollar (£11.6 billion) to boost the military.

Trump slams US' Ninth Circuit court over travel ban, sanctuary cities order

Trump slams US' Ninth Circuit court over travel ban, sanctuary cities order

Used to be a time when the Constitution was the country's rule of law, the Bible and its Judeo-Christian principles, the national moral compass. "First the Ninth Circuit rules against the [travel] ban & now it hits again on sanctuary cities-both ridiculous rulings", Trump tweeted Wednesday morning, referring to his revised travel ban executive order that the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals blocked last month.

Terrorism will recoil on those who nurture it

Terrorism will recoil on those who nurture it

Jaitley attended the sixth Moscow Conference on International Security on April 25 and 26 and spoke at the plenary session. USA officials said at the time that they had informed Russian forces ahead of the strikes. Jaitley further said that even work is on to eliminate the breeding grounds of terrorism in the Middle East, the dangers of such elements returning to their home countries has become a major challenge.

Ivanka Trump on the world stage

And Germany did not bring her to play games. Ivanka appeared with German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Queen Maxima of the Netherlands, IMF boss Christine Lagarde, Canadian Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland, as well as Nicola Leibinger-Kammüller, leader of German company Trumpf GmbH.