WASHINGTON | High court lets military implement transgender restrictions

WASHINGTON —January 22, 2019— The Trump administration can go ahead with its plan to restrict military service by transgender men and women while court challenges continue, the Supreme Court said Tuesday. The high court split 5-4 in allowing the plan to take effect, with the court’s five conservatives greenlighting it and its four liberal members … Continue reading WASHINGTON | High court lets military implement transgender restrictions

ATHENS, Greece | Greece removes ancient sites, museums, from development list

ATHENS, Greece —January 22, 2019— Greece’s government has removed hundreds of archaeological museums, ancient sites and castles inadvertently put on a provisional list of properties up for private development under the country’s bailout terms. The culture ministry said Tuesday that following careful cross-checks, 2,330 properties were taken off the portfolio of state-owned real estate scheduled … Continue reading ATHENS, Greece | Greece removes ancient sites, museums, from development list

WASHINGTON | The Latest: Pelosi says reopen government, then we’ll talk

WASHINGTON —January 22, 2019— The Latest on President Donald Trump and the partial government shutdown (all times local): 2:10 p.m. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi calls President Donald Trump’s offer to provide some deportation protections for immigrants along with for his $5.7 billion demand for the border wall with Mexico a “nonstarter.” Pelosi told reporters Tuesday … Continue reading WASHINGTON | The Latest: Pelosi says reopen government, then we’ll talk

ALEXANDRIA, Va | Lawyers: Immigrant kids’ detention is prolonged, unexplained

ALEXANDRIA, Va—January 22, 2019— Immigrant advocates say they are suing the U.S. government for allegedly detaining immigrant children too long and improperly refusing to release them to relatives. Lawyers said Tuesday they expanded a lawsuit filed last year in federal court in Alexandria, Virginia, to propose including the cases of more than 10,000 children. Attorney … Continue reading ALEXANDRIA, Va | Lawyers: Immigrant kids’ detention is prolonged, unexplained

Missouri DNR News: Department issues construction permit for Eagle Ridge Landfill

JEFFERSON CITY, MO – Jan. 22, 2019 – The Missouri Department of Natural Resources has issued a construction permit to Meridian Land Company to construct the Eagle Ridge Landfill in Pike County. The sanitary landfill will be used for disposal of municipal waste, bulky waste, construction waste, brush, wood, shredded tires, soil, rock, concrete and … Continue reading Missouri DNR News: Department issues construction permit for Eagle Ridge Landfill

Ohio News: Westlake man indicted on charges he illegally accepted food stamps at Cleveland-area gas stations, laundered the profits, illegally had firearms, operated an unregulated slaughterhouse and polluted a stream by dumping animal blood in it

Westlake, Ohio – A Westlake man with a history of food stamp fraud was indicted on charges that he continued to illegally accept food stamps at seven Cleveland-area gas stations, laundered the profits, illegally had firearms, operated an unregulated slaughterhouse and polluted a stream by dumping animal blood and other fluids into it. Amin M. Salem, … Continue reading Ohio News: Westlake man indicted on charges he illegally accepted food stamps at Cleveland-area gas stations, laundered the profits, illegally had firearms, operated an unregulated slaughterhouse and polluted a stream by dumping animal blood in it

WASHINGTON | Trump proposal panned as workers face another lost paycheck

WASHINGTON —January 22, 2019— Senate Republicans pressed ahead Tuesday with a plan to reopen the government and finance President Donald Trump’s long-stalled wall along the U.S.-Mexico border, but Democrats said the legislation offers inadequate protections for “Dreamer” immigrants and Trump should reopen the government before negotiations can start. Convening the Senate, Senate Majority Leader Mitch … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Trump proposal panned as workers face another lost paycheck

United States | Secretary Pompeo’s Call With Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban

United States – The below is attributable to Deputy Spokesperson Robert Palladino:‎ Secretary Michael R. Pompeo spoke with Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban by phone today. Secretary Pompeo and Prime Minister Orban discussed the importance of strengthening the U.S.-Hungary strategic relationship, including bilateral defense ties. SOURCE: news provided by STATE.GOV on January 22, 2019.   … Continue reading United States | Secretary Pompeo’s Call With Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban