Trump says he'll spare Chinese telecom firm ZTE from collapse, defying lawmakers
Washington Post, 26 May at 03:11
President Trump said late Friday he had allowed embattled Chinese telecommunications giant ZTE Corp. to remain open despite fierce bipartisan opposition on Capitol Hill, defying lawmakers who have warned that the huge technology company should be ...
Publix halts campaign donations as students stage 'die-in' protests
Sun Sentinel, 26 May at 01:35
Minutes before scores of students and others lay down in protest at various Publix stores, the supermarket chain announced it was suspending future political contributions. The protests were held 100 days after the massacre at Marjory Stoneman Douglas ...
Rep. Dana Rohrabacher loses endorsement for saying it's OK to not sell homes to gay people
CNN, 26 May at 01:32
Washington (CNN) Republican Rep. Dana Rohrabacher of California is facing criticism and has lost an endorsement from a Realtors group for saying that people should be able to refuse to sell their homes to gay people. The Orange County Register reported ...
Guatemalan family demands justice in Border Patrol shooting
Washington Post, 26 May at 01:00
GUATEMALA CITY — The family of a Guatemalan immigrant fatally shot by a U.S. Border Patrol agent in Texas this week is demanding justice for the 19-year-old woman. Dominga Vicente, an aunt of Claudia Patricia Gomez Gonzalez, says her niece ...
Chances Revived for Korea Summit
Wall Street Journal, 26 May at 00:55
WASHINGTON—President Donald Trump sounded a sharply more optimistic tone Friday on North Korea, saying the two countries had resumed talking and a June 12 summit could still take place, even though he called it off only a day earlier. The jarring turn ...
Trump Issues Orders Making It Easier to Fire Federal Workers
Wall Street Journal, 26 May at 00:46
WASHINGTON—President Donald Trump signed three executive orders on Friday making it easier for the federal government to fire employees it considers to be poor performers, the White House said, drawing rebukes from union representatives who said ...
As Ireland Votes on Abortion, Here's What You Need to Know
New York Times, 26 May at 00:22
DUBLIN, Ireland — Ireland's abortion laws, anchored in the Eighth Amendment to the country's constitution, are among the most restrictive in Europe, with abortion effectively outlawed in nearly all cases, including rape, incest or crisis pregnancies
Hillary Clinton's other dream job? To run Facebook.
Washington Post, 26 May at 00:22
Since her defeat in the 2016 election, speculation has churned about Hillary Clinton and what she set her mind to after losing a second run for the U.S. presidency. On Friday, Clinton indicated that a dream job of hers, at least in the private sector
Trump Moves to Ease the Firing of Federal Workers
New York Times, 26 May at 00:15
President Trump on Friday signed a series of executive orders making it easier to fire federal government workers and rolling back the prerogatives of unions that represent them. Andrew Bremberg, the head of the White House Domestic Policy Council
Trump issues orders making it easier to fire federal employees
Politico, 26 May at 00:15
President Donald Trump on Friday issued a series of executive orders to weaken the influence of government unions and make it easier for agencies to fire civil servants. The orders will standardize agency rules to make it easier and quicker to remove
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