Month: January 2017

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ABC News(WASHINGTON) — White House spokesman Sean Spicer dismissed concerns being raised by career diplomats over President Donald Trump’s new executive order restricting immigration from several predominantly Muslim countries, telling them to “either get with the program, or they can go.” ABC News first reported Monday morning that dozens of American foreign service officers and […]

Alex Wong/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — The acting U.S. attorney general, Sally Yates, said she will not defend President Trump’s executive order regarding immigration because she is not convinced it is “lawful,” according to a letter. “At present, I am not convinced that the defense of the Executive Order is consistent with these responsibilities nor am I […]

ABC News(WASHINGTON) — White House spokesman Sean Spicer dismissed concerns being raised by career diplomats over President Donald Trump’s new executive order restricting immigration from several predominantly Muslim countries, telling them to “either get with the program, or they can go.” ABC News first reported Monday morning that dozens of American foreign service officers and […]

ABC News(WASHINGTON) — A bobcat has gone missing after apparently escaping its enclosure at the Smithsonian’s National Zoo, the zoo said Monday. Ollie, a 25-pound female bobcat, went missing Monday morning from her enclosure at the Washington, D.C., zoo. Ollie was last seen at 7:30 a.m. Monday during a routine check; however, when zookeepers returned […]

ABC News(WASHINGTON) — A bobcat has gone missing after apparently escaping its enclosure at the Smithsonian’s National Zoo, the zoo said Monday. Ollie, a 25-pound female bobcat, went missing Monday morning from her enclosure at the Washington, D.C., zoo. Ollie was last seen at 7:30 a.m. Monday during a routine check; however, when zookeepers returned […]

ABC News(HOUSTON) — Former President George H.W. Bush was released from Houston Methodist Hospital Monday after a 12-day stay. “[President Bush] is thankful for the many prayers and kind messages he received during his stay, as well as the world-class care that both his doctors and nurses provided,” read a statement from the president’s spokesman. […]

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — President Trump said on Friday that persecuted Syrian Christian refugees would receive priority when seeking asylum in the United States, telling the Christian Broadcasting Network in an interview that Christians in Syria have been treated unfairly in the refugee process. Government workers can likely determine whether those seeking refugee status in the U.S. […]

Broward County Sheriff’s Office(FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla.) — Esteban Santiago, the Iraq war veteran accused of killing five people and injuring six others at an airport in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, entered a not guilty plea to all 22 charges against him at a federal court appearance Monday morning. The most serious charge against Santiago, 26, is […]

Spencer Platt/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — President Trump defended his executive order restricting the entry into the U.S. of people from seven Muslim-dominated countries, saying the move was not about religion but about keeping the country safe, but administration officials appeared to backtrack on the scope of the order, even as demonstrators gathered across the U.S. […]

Alex Milan Tracy/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Activists across the country are gearing up this week to continue a wave of protests that broke out over the weekend in response to President Donald Trump’s immigration ban. The planned gatherings come as a Department of Homeland Security official confirmed to ABC News early Monday that no […]


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