In light of the recent spate of emergency drills and nuclear attack preparedness plans across the United States, it seemed notable that an unknown amount of stolen radioactive material has prompted the head of national emergency services to issue an alert today to nine Mexican states warning "don't open it."
There is much debate about where the U.S. economy is ultimately heading, but what everybody should be able to agree on is that economic conditions are significantly worse this year than they were last year.
"Uber engineers assigned a persistent identity to iPhones with a small piece of code, a practice called “fingerprinting.” Uber could then identify an iPhone and prevent itself from being fooled even after the device was erased of its contents. There was one problem: Fingerprinting iPhones broke Apple’s rules."
"The negotiations are ongoing and there's no reason we can't have an agreement there as early as today," Mick Mulvaney said on Fox News Sunday, however he admitted that that negotiations continue to be stuck on Trump's demand that Congress include $1.5 billion to begin a building a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border, an item Democrats view as a deal breaker.
In an indirect confirmation that Trump's immigration policies are already working, Reuters reports that the number of people applying for asylum in Mexico has soared by more than 150% since Donald Trump was elected U.S. president, according to Mexican data, as more Central American migrants seek to stay rather than take their chances in the United States.
Even as so-called 'sanctuary cities' around the country ramp up their efforts to thwart the Trump administration on enforcing immigration laws, despite the risk of losing their federal subsidies, arrests of illegal immigrants spiked 33% YoY in the first 52 days of Trump's presidency.
China is quite keen on projecting itself as a rising global power, and the dominant power in Asia and the adjacent seas. So how does it look when a supposed global power can't even control a client state on its own border? China's inability to influence, much less control, North Korea's nuclear ambitions and threats gives the lie to its claim of global power.
In order to avoid a Government shutdown/ potential repeat of the 2013 Debt Ceiling Crisis, the same Congress that cannot even get an Obamacare Repeal off the ground is supposed to somehow work out a budget in a HANDFUL of sessions.