SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA
North Korea plans to send a 230-member cheering squad as part of its delegation to next month’s Winter Olympics in South Korea, officials said today, as South Korea’s president announced his support of a proposal for the rivals’ first unified Olympic team.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon on Tuesday refused to answer a broad array of queries from the House Intelligence Committee about his time working for President Donald Trump, provoking a subpoena from the panel’s Republican chairman.
Hard-line conservatives are threatening to scuttle Republican leaders’ plans to prevent a weekend government shutdown and saying GOP leaders lack the votes to push their proposal through the House.
The setback late Tuesday came as a deal between President Donald Trump and Congress to protect young immigrants from deportation also remained distant.
[img_assist|nid=1196812|title=|desc= SEN. CORY BOOKER, D-N.J., questions Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen during a hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill, Tuesday, Jan. 16, in Washington.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump was in a roomful of lawyers, venting about unfair treatment in the media that he said had understated his net worth and damaged his brand.
The South awoke today to a two-part Arctic mess. First came a thin blanket of snow and ice, and then came the below-zero wind chills and record-breaking low temperatures in New Orleans and other cities.
The descriptions are haunting.
Some victims felt fine in the morning and were dead by night. Faces turned blue as patients coughed up blood. Stacked bodies outnumbered coffins.
TOPSHAM — Edward E. Hagerman, 84, died on Thursday, January 11, 2018, at the Maine Veterans Home in Augusta. Edward was born on May 16, 1933, in McSherrystown, PA, to Charles C. and Pauline (Null) Hagerman.
DEAR ABBY: I am 28 and I’m disgusted with myself about how I talk to my mother when I’m stressed out. I know it’s not her. It’s me.
For better or worse, 2018 is another election season. Maine towns will soon be holding party caucuses and in June voters will select their party’s candidates for Governor, the legislature, and the U. S. House and Senate. Typically, these mid-term elections attract little attention and even less participation. However, in November 2017 one in three voters turned out.
Mainers have a great new opportunity for standing together in Resistance! Am I right that everyone who lives near the coast of Maine will stand up to object to the Trump Administration’s recently announced plan known as Outer Continental Shelf Oil and Gas Leasing Program or OCS Program?
In 1781, during the Revolutionary War, American forces defeated the British in the Battle of Cowpens, South Carolina.
In 1806, Thomas Jefferson’s daughter, Martha, gave birth to James Madison Randolph, the first child born in the White House.
In 1917, Denmark ceded the Virgin Islands to the United States for $25 million.