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Trump may not enforce individual health insurance mandate: aide

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Trump administration may no longer enforce a rule requiring individual Americans to carry health insurance or pay a penalty if they do not, a senior White House official said on Sunday<p>Speaking on ABC’s “This Week” program, Kellyanne Conway, counselor to the president, …

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Priebus charges media out to 'de-legitimize' Trump, vows to fight back

White House chief of staff Reince Priebus on Sunday accused the media of trying to "de-legitimize" President Donald Trump by reporting smaller crowd sizes for his inauguration — and vowed to fight back.<p>In an interview on "Fox News Sunday," Priebus pointed to reports on the crowd sizes, which …

Trump invites Netanyahu to Washington for visit: White House

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump invited Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to visit Washington in early February during a phone call in which they discussed the importance of strengthening the U.S.-Israeli relationship, the White House said on Sunday.<p>The front of the U.S. …

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Gingrich: Open White House press briefings to non-journalists

White House press briefings should not be open only to the press, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich said Monday, but should also include average American citizens whose questions might counteract those from the “left-wing propagandists” of the Washington press corps.<p>“Just as an example, I’d allow …

Sessions won't recuse himself from DOJ Trump probes

Attorney general nominee Jeff Sessions won’t commit to recusing himself from potential Justice Department investigations into controversies involving President Donald Trump — from Russia to business conflicts of interest — despite his vigorous campaigning on behalf of Trump during the 2016 election …

Trump Promotes Neutrality Opponent Ajit Pai to Lead FCC

President Donald Trump promoted a critic of net neutrality on Monday to chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, the agency responsible for enforcing those regulations.<p>In a statement, Ajit Pai, a telecommunications lawyer whom President Barack Obama appointed to a Republican seat the FCC …

Donald Trump's Company Is Receiving Direct Payments From Foreign Agents Right Now

It's not a possible conflict of interest. It's an actual conflict of interest.<p>WASHINGTON ― President Donald Trump’s business receives direct payments from a registered foreign agent funded by the government of Abu Dhabi.<p>The U.S. headquarters for the Abu Dhabi Tourism & Culture Authority is located …

U.S. governors want say on Trump's infrastructure plan

CHICAGO (Reuters) - U.S. governors are flagging hundreds of “shovel-ready” projects they regard as high-priority for President Donald Trump’s plan to fix the nation’s infrastructure.<p>U.S. President Donald Trump, flanked by Gary Masino (L) of the Sheet Metal Workers Union, Telma Mata (2nd R) of the …

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China hits back at US over South China Sea 'takeover' claims

Beijing warns White House to tread carefully after Rex Tillerson likens island-building to Russia’s taking of Crimea<p>China has warned the US to “speak and act cautiously” after the White House said it would act to foil Chinese attempts to “take over” the South China Sea, amid growing hints that …

President Trump, home alone, puts out the White House welcome mat

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> President Donald Trump is home alone, so suddenly one of the hottest new tickets in town is an invitation to the White House.<p>The President is going to start hitting the Washington dinner party circuit. In most cases, actually, his guests will come to him as he tries building …

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The first days inside Trump’s White House: Fury, tumult and a reboot

President Trump had just returned to the White House on Saturday from his final inauguration event, a tranquil interfaith prayer service, when the flashes of anger began to build.<p>Trump turned on the television to see a jarring juxtaposition — massive demonstrations around the globe protesting his …

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Trump wrongly tells congressional leaders that millions of 'illegals' cost him the popular vote

President Trump welcomed congressional leaders to the White House for a reception Monday evening, and the conversation at one point returned to the November election.<p>Trump told the congressional leaders that he lost the popular vote to Democratic rival Hillary Clinton because millions of "illegals" …

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Building Trump's wall: For Texans, it's complicated

<b>Along the Texas-Mexico border (CNN) —</b> Robert Cameron pushes through a thick wall of Carrizo cane and in a few seconds the Rio Grande and Mexico suddenly appear.<p>If you've never experienced standing at the country's edge, it can be a surreal moment to so easily walk to the riverbank and stare across …

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What we learned at Sean Spicer's first briefing

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> White House press secretary Sean Spicer met the press for his first official briefing Monday, engaging in a wide-ranging give-and-take for well over an hour.<p>The briefing was rife with news: Spicer did not rule out joint military activity with Russia in Syria, said the United …

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Mexican president says firm negotiations with Trump can protect Mexicans

MEXICO CITY — Faced with new threats from the United States, President Enrique Peña Nieto and other top Mexican officials outlined Monday a set of foreign policy goals that prioritize defending the country’s “national interests” while also starting negotiations with President Trump.<p>They described …

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Trump approves federal government hiring freeze, but will it work?

<b>(CNN) —</b> President Donald Trump signed an executive action on Monday that implemented a hiring freeze for some federal workers in an effort to cut government payrolls, but questions remain on whether this sort of action will actually work.<p>The move, which had long been promised by the Trump …

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President Trump Resigns From Businesses, Leaves Sons, CFO in Charge

President Donald Trump has resigned from his namesake company and more than 400 affiliated entities, a Trump Organization spokesperson told NBC News.<p>In a statement, the spokesperson, who asked not to be identified, said Trump had transferred title, management and authority of the companies to a …

A swimmer’s view of Apple Watch Series 2 [Reviews]

The Workout app in Apple Watch Series 2 includes two new swimming options to show off its waterproofing. This is a key differentiator over the cheaper Series 1 model, and yet very few reviewers actually took their test units for a swim. One even claimed that all the pools and beaches in New York …

This startup wants to be the Google for your personal data

Picture this: It’s an awfully busy day. In midst of all the chaos an email lands in your inbox, from your boss demanding certain documents urgently. …

Watch a GPS-assisted boat motor keep ships steady

Driving a motorboat can be scary if you're a newcomer. Despite all that power, you're still at the mercy of the wind and waves -- it can be hard to keep your boat steady when you're docking or waiting for a bridge. Mercury Marine may just save your hide (and your hull), however. It just showed off …

Supply Chain Rumors Reaffirm iPhone 7 Will Not Have Headphone Jack

Six weeks ago, Japanese website <i>Mac Otakara</i> reported that Apple is planning to remove the 3.5mm headphone jack on the iPhone 7 in favor of an all-in-one Lightning connector for both connectivity and audio output.<p>Adding fuel to the rumor, Chinese websites <i>Anzhuo.cn</i> [Google Translate] and <i>Wei Feng</i> …

New WiFi HaLow standard offers double the range, lower power consumption

Shutterstock<p>The Internet of Things requires low power consumption and long range, and HaLow delivers both.<p>Announced today by WiFi Alliance, HaLow (pronounced “halo”) is an extension of the upcoming 802.11ah WiFi standard designed for the millions of smart devices that are expected to invade our …

Nanorods could harvest water in dry climates

Sometimes it's the accidental discoveries that make the biggest impact. Researchers at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory have learned that carbon-rich nanorods created in a botched experiment might be ideal for harvesting water. When there's relatively low humidity (below 50 percent), the rods …

This is Faraday Future’s ridiculous 1,000-horsepower electric concept car

The design features a glass roof, which offers a clear view of the white carbon fiber interior and some of the car’s more novel ideas, like a smartphone mount in the center of the steering wheel, the Halo Safety System that supports the driver’s head and neck, and a helmet that feeds the driver …

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