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US Begins New Sanctions Against Iran

President Trump imposed new sanctions on multiple individuals and companies in response to Iran’s recent missile tests. US sanctions Iran after missile test Via 02/03/2017 10:36 AM  

US Hopes to Have Border Wall Finished In 2 Years

The construction of US-Mexico border wall, which was a cornerstone campaign promise for President Donald Trump, will be completed in two years, a senior administration official said on Thursday. U.S. hopes to have border wall finished within

Punxsutawney Phil Makes His Prediction

The first Groundhog Day was held on Feb. 2, 1887 in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania.  Now, 130 years later Punxsutawney Phil has made his prediction:  6 more weeks of winter. Groundhog Day: Punxsutawney Phil predicts more winter Via

Trump Nominates Gorsuch for Supreme Court

Republicans were quick to rally behind President Trump’s nomination of Judge Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court, but Democrats still have memories of Merrick Garland’s failed appointment. Trump picks Neil Gorsuch as nominee for Supreme Court Via

Boy Scouts Open Membership to Trans Gender Boys

The Boy Scouts of America announced that they would accept new scouts “based on the gender identity indicated on the application,” thereby including transgender boys. Boy Scouts open membership to transgender boys Via 01/31/2017 7:04 AM  

Trump Fires AG After Defying Travel Ban

President Trump fired acting Attorney General Sally Yates after she defied the travel ban that he had put in place late last week that banned people from 7 countries from entering the US. Trump fires acting AG

Quebec City Shooting at Mosque Leaves Six Dead

Officials are treating the attack at the Centre Culturel Islamique de Quebec, which left six people dead and eight others injured, as an act of terrorism. Quebec City mosque shooting: Six killed, eight wounded Via 01/29/2017

Executive Order Sends Airports Into Chaos

Protests against President Trump’s executive order temporarily banning travel from seven  Muslim-majority nations erupted in cities and airports over the weekend. Trump executive order: White House stands firm over travel ban Via 01/29/2017 12:15 PM