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  • Melania Trump to meet with U.S. military families during first trip

    May 19, 2017 4:55 AM 61

    The Office of the First Lady announced Thursday that Melania Trump will deliver remarks to U.S. military families when she joins the president during his inaugural overseas trip. “I am very excited for the upcoming trip,” Melania Trump said in a statement. “This will not just be an opportunity to support my husband as he works on important matters of national

  • Google's Instant App, mobile web improvements give tech decision-makers a lot to ponder

    May 18, 2017 8:00 AM 24

    With Google's Android Instant Apps opening to a broad group of developers, CXOs will need to kick the tires and see if it makes sense to support their current apps. Here's a look at the big questions. Google is opening its Instant App platform to all developers and embedding it into Android O --the latest version of the mobile operating systems. With the move, Google

  • Miss USA Kara McCullough Healthcare IS A Privilege And A Right!

    May 16, 2017 10:07 PM 25

    Miss USA Tries to Soften Healthcare Stance ... TRIES. Miss USA Kara McCullough says she's not backing down from her controversial statement about affordable healthcare being a privilege -- but sounds like she's doing her best to soften it. We talked to Kara on Tuesday and she expanded on her Sunday night answer, saying healthcare should also be a right

  • White House Fence Jumper's in Custody After Jumping Bike Rack

    May 16, 2017 9:13 PM 54

    White House On Lockdown After Another Fence Jumper The White House's on lockdown after someone jumped a fence Tuesday afternoon. The area outside the White House was cleared after an individual hopped the bike rack along the north fence line on Pennsylvania Ave. ... according to the Secret Service. They report the suspect is now in custody but the White

  • US hits Syria with new sanctions

    May 16, 2017 7:15 PM 27

    WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Trump administration has hit a new group of Syrian people and companies with sanctions over human rights abuses. Among those named are cousins of President Bashar Assad. The Treasury Department announced Tuesday it has frozen any assets that five Syrian people and five Syrian companies may have in U.S. jurisdictions and has barred

  • Amazon’s Alexa Will Now Tell You What You’ve Missed

    May 16, 2017 5:29 PM 18

    Amazon’s Alexa is getting better at letting people know what they have missed. The retail giant said Tuesday that it would debut a new feature for its Alexa voice-activated assistant that lets businesses and developers notify people of new information via skills. (Amazon refers to apps developed for its Alexa digital assistant as skills) Some of the organizations

  • Trump to inform Congress of NAFTA talks next week: Mexico

    May 16, 2017 5:07 PM 18

    MEXICO CITY Mexican Economy Minister Ildefonso Guajardo said on Tuesday he expects the administration of U.S. President Donald Trump to notify Congress early next week of plans to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement. The move, which will start a 90-day countdown for talks, would be a step toward fulfilling a campaign promise by Trump

  • Merrick Garland To Remain A Judge; Won't Be FBI Director

    May 16, 2017 2:59 PM 20

    Merrick Garland was all smiles when meeting with senators last year when he was a Supreme Court nominee. Despite bipartisan acclaim, he never even got a hearing. Two friends of Judge Merrick Garland tell NPR's Carrie Johnson that he loves being a judge and he intends to remain on the bench. This comes after word that Republican Senate leader Mitch McConnell

  • Trump taps Callista Gingrich to be ambassador to the Vatican

    May 15, 2017 3:35 PM 17

    The Trump administration has tapped the wife of former House Speaker Newt Gingrich to be the next U.S. ambassador to the Vatican. Two people with direct knowledge of the discussions said President Donald Trump will nominate Callista Gingrich for the post. The officials spoke on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to speak publicly

  • First lady: Barron to attend private Episcopal school in MD

    May 15, 2017 3:11 PM 23

    First lady Melania Trump has announced that her son, Barron, will attend a private Episcopal school in Maryland beginning this fall. Eleven-year-old Barron is finishing the current school year at a private institution in New York. He has been living there with his mother since Donald Trump took office in January. The first lady announced Monday that -- beginning