Tag Archives: Washington

10Apr/17

Feuding Trump aides meet and agree to end ‘palace intrigue’ – source

Top White House aides Steve Bannon and Jared Kushner met at the request of White House chief of staff Reince Priebus and agreed to “bury the hatchet” over their differences, says a senior administration official, in a bid to stop infighting that has distracted from President Donald Trump’s message.

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07Mar/17

Nigeria seeks U.S. immigration clarity, advises against non-urgent travel

Nigeria advises its citizens against any non-urgent travel to the United States until Washington clarifies its immigration policy, following several incidents of people with valid visas being denied entry.

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07Mar/17

How federal judges can override Trump’s new travel ban

President Donald Trump signed an executive order for a new travel ban on Monday, imposing fresh restrictions on citizens of six Muslim-majority nations entering the United States.
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03Mar/17

Download NASA Software for Free!

The agency has released its 2017-2018 software catalog, which includes code for everything from drones, to data and image processing, to health and medicine, to propulsion. All software is completely free and without any royalty or copyright fees. Continue reading

21Feb/17

Trump visits National Museum of African-American History

Trump says Americans need to fight bigotry and hatred “in all of its ugly forms” during a visit to National Museum of African-American History.

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21Feb/17

Zimbabwe’s Mugabe says he is people’s choice for 2018 election

As he turns 93 President Robert Mugabe says there is no viable alternative candidate to him for Zimbabwe’s general election in 2018.

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16Feb/17

“A day without immigrants” wins support of celebrity chef and Trump adversary

Celebrity chef Jose Andres, currently locked in a legal battle with U.S. President Donald Trump, says he’s supporting immigrants protesting Trump’s tough stance on immigration by staying home from work or school. The protest aims to highlight the role immigrants play in the U.S. Continue reading

16Feb/17

Zoo prepares to say bye-bye to Bao Bao

Officials at the Smithsonian National Zoo in Washington prepare giant panda Bao Bao for her trip to China.

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28Jan/17

U.S. Representatives Nadler and Velazquez protest at JFK

U.S. Representatives Nadler and Velazquez join protesters at JFK airport to show their opposition to U.S. President Donald Trump’s executive orders regarding immigration.
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28Jan/17

Trump travel ban sparks panic abroad, lawsuits at home

U.S. President Donald Trump’s executive order temporarily barring visitors from seven predominantly Muslim countries and banning Syrian refugees indefinitely will likely land his administration in court. Zachary Goelman reports. Continue reading