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Trump order sets up legal clash over vast lands

Trump order sets up legal clash over vast lands

The impetus and debate over the executive order can be whittled down to one concentrated area: Bears Ears National Monument . The action could upend protections put in place in Utah and other states under The Antiquities Act of 1906 , which authorizes the president to declare federal lands as monuments and restrict how the lands can be used.


Protests as U.S. starts to deploy anti-missile system in South Korea

Protests as U.S. starts to deploy anti-missile system in South Korea

About 8,000 police officers were mobilized, and the main road leading up to the site in the country's southeast was blocked earlier Wednesday, Yonhap reported. President Trump and Defense Secretary James Mattis have said all options are on the table to counter what Harris called "the reckless North Korean regime" in his testimony Wednesday before the House Armed Services Committee.


Trump calls national monuments a 'massive federal land grab'

Trump calls national monuments a 'massive federal land grab'

The potential consequences of this review will disproportionately impact California, where six of the national monuments slated for review are located. In New Mexico, Obama's designation of Rio Grande del Norte National Monument and Organ Mountains-Desert Peaks National Monument have preserved important lands while boosting the economy, Heinrich said, a story that has been repeated across the country.


Ivanka Trump talks about allowing Syrian refugees into US

Ivanka Trump talks about allowing Syrian refugees into US

The First Daughter appears to hold some sway over her father on the issue of Syria. "If Ivanka weren't my daughter, perhaps I'd be dating her". Trump's statements arrive at a particularly critical moment. On the other hand, Clark said, "This would not be okay for her to do in a private capacity" because her White House role would give the impression she was doing it on behalf of the Trump administration and create a whole web of possible conflicts of interest.


Leon Draisaitl: Leon Draisaitl nets 1G, 3A in Game 1 win

Leon Draisaitl: Leon Draisaitl nets 1G, 3A in Game 1 win

The Oilers showed they are more than just a first time playoff participant.Knocking off the defending conference champions is a BIG deal. Edmonton won the season series over them with a 3-2-0 record in five games. That strategy gets ramped up if those D-men are protecting injuries, and more likely to get rid of a puck to avoid contact. "We all want to play against the best players and have the toughest matchups", Silfverberg said.