Attorney: Government plans to appeal immigration ruling

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - A lawyer for the U.S. Department of Justice says the Trump administration plans to appeal a judge's ruling temporarily blocking its decision to end protections for nearly 800,000 young immigrants.

DOJ attorney Brad Rosenberg said during a court hearing Thursday that the administration was still reviewing ...

Carrier Workers, Facing Layoffs, Feel Betrayed by Trump

Charles Bethea, New Yorker
Last night, at Sully’s Bar & Grill, which sits across the street from the Carrier Corporation’s furnace plant, on the west side of Indianapolis, and serves as the de-facto company bar, two of Carrier’s soon-to-be-laid-off longtime employees had a drink and talked about how they got there. Today, the profitable H.V.A.C. company, owned by United Technologies Corporation—a federal contractor whose

With Bannon & Flake Gone, Trump Coalition May Emerge

Ed Rogers, Washington Post
Life is about the “net,” not the “gross.” And in that regard, Michael Wolff’s book, “Fire and Fury,” is a net plus for President Trump. Specifically, if the book ends Stephen K. Bannon’s rise in the Republican Party, then there is a better chance of a Republican coalition developing that will be stronger in the 2018 midterm elections. And that would be very good for the president. So far, Trump has never really governed with a coalition. There has never been a melding together of Trump rally attendees and rabid supporters with shellshocked...

The World According to H.R. McMaster

Uri Friedman, The Atlantic
Why is H.R. McMaster so alarmed by North Korea? Why does Donald Trump’s national-security adviser insist—more vigorously than any administration official except the president himself—that Kim Jong Un must be denied the capability to place a nuclear warhead on a missile that can reach the United States, even if this requires initiating a military conflict with the North that could devolve into a cataclysmic war?

Walmart to lay off thousands of employees

Walmart has announced that it will lay off thousands of workers across the country as it closes dozens of Sam's Club locations.The announcement comes on the same day the retail giant ...

Arkansas House to offer harassment training for lawmakers

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - The Arkansas House will soon offer voluntary sexual harassment training to lawmakers, while the state Senate is considering whether to conduct similar training when lawmakers convene for their 2019 legislative session.

The training is mandatory for staffers in the House and will be held next ...

Nevada adopts new rules, reporting system and training

RENO, Nev. (AP) - While other states have had more, high-profile cases, the Nevada Legislature has not been immune to allegations of sexual misconduct.

State lawmakers began to examine and expand their existing sexual harassment policy last spring, before Democratic state Sen. Mark Manendo's resignation in July amid allegations of ...

Records: 2 sex harassment allegations against Utah lawmakers

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - Two Utah lawmakers had to take additional sexual harassment training over the past decade after allegations of sexual harassment were made against them - including one who, according to records, told a legislative employee that it was nice to have "a pretty face" in the ...