The rules were adopted in October during the last weeks of the Obama administration after an intense battle that pitted large Internet service providers, the advertising industry and tech giants against consumer advocates and civil rights groups. The campaign to kill the FCC rules began just a few weeks after Trump’s November victory. And congressional Republicans knew their plan was potentially explosive.
Germans, long opposed to many of Trump’s campaign promises, are irritated by his attacks and wonder why their ally seems more willing to criticize their country than nations with questionable human rights records.
Trump has said he could make a “fast decision” on replacing James B. Comey as head of the FBI — although so far, the process has been anything but. Press secretary Sean Spicer said the president was interviewing John S. Pistole, an FBI veteran, and Christopher A. Wray, the former head of the Justice Department’s criminal division.
The departure could be the first of many from President Trump’s senior staff as the Russia investigation intensifies. A senior administration official confirmed that Dubke, who has been in the post for three months, resigned on May 18 and that his last day could be today.
Mayor Ted Wheeler called on federal officials to block what he called “alt-right demonstrations” in Portland, Ore. But the Supreme Court has repeatedly ruled that hate speech, no matter how bigoted or offensive, is free speech.
When you watch the video of Bryce Harper being hit by a 98-mph fastball and charging Giants pitcher Hunter Strickland, pay attention to the character who will tell you all you need to know about the situation. Watch Buster Posey, the Giants catcher. Watch him do . . . nothing.
Officer Timothy Loehmann was fired for failing to disclose details on his job application, not for the 2014 shooting of Rice. Officer Frank Garmback, who was driving the patrol car, has been suspended for 10 days.
The mandate for free contraceptive coverage was one of the most controversial mandates of the Affordable Care Act, drawing dozens of lawsuits by organizations that argued it goes against their religious beliefs.
Anthony Levandowski was fired after failing to comply with a judge’s request to turn over thousands of documents he is accused of stealing from Google’s parent company, where he had worked as a senior engineer.