First Line News Articles for Tuesday, January 15 2019
President Donald Trump said he will allow seasonal farmworkers to easily enter the country at the American Farm Bureau Federation’s 100th annual convention in New Orleans.
Indonesian officials said Monday, in a possible boost to the accident investigation. Ridwan Djamaluddin, a deputy maritime minister, told reporters that remains of some of the 189 people who died in the crash were also discovered at the seabed location.
A federal judge on Sunday night blocked a Trump administration rule change that would have expanded the pool of employers who are entitled to refuse to cover employees’ contraception due to religious or moral convictions.
Opponents of his appointment said he was not qualified for the position because he was not subject to Senate confirmation.
The first Italians to tour the new Rome Italy Temple stopped just inside the front door Monday and began to point and smile at something familiar, even though none had ever been inside a temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints before.
More than a decade after it was announced and two millennia after the apostles Peter and Paul preached and died here, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints opened the doors Monday to the first visitors at the new Rome Italy Temple.
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints have released drawings of one of its new temples.
The president of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will visit Arizona in February.
A look at how the Christus and 12 Apostle statues went from Copenhagen to the Rome Italy Temple grounds
The ancient apostles have traveled again, from Copenhagen, Denmark, to Carrara, Italy, and on to Rome. It’s the second time in as many centuries those cities have been linked with the likes of Peter, James, John and Paul.
The average U.S. price of regular-grade gasoline has dropped 12 cents a gallon over the past three weeks to $2.31.
President Trump on Monday dismissed the suggestion of a frequent ally, Senator Lindsey Graham, that he should reopen the government for a few weeks to encourage Democrats to continue negotiations over border-security funding.
The Transportation Security Administration said Monday it will begin shifting airport security screeners from other parts of the country to cover rising absenteeism in major airports that appear to be caused by the partial government shutdown.
Attorney General nominee William Barr will allow special counsel Robert Mueller to complete his investigation if confirmed by the U.S. Senate, according to prepared remarks he’s poised to deliver at Tuesday’s confirmation hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee.
Los Angeles teachers braved cold, drizzly weather Monday morning as they walked off the job in their first strike in 30 years to demand smaller class sizes, more support staff at schools and better pay.
Millions of Americans from Colorado to Washington, D.C., were digging out from a major winter storm Monday while forecasters warned that more snow chaos could be on the way next weekend.
North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper declares state of emergency as storm that buried Midwest in snow moves east
North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper has declared a state of emergency after a winter storm covered the Midwest in snow over the weekend.
A 5.4 magnitude earthquake struck near Anchorage, Alaska, on Sunday, the U.S. Geological Survey said. There were no immediate reports of damage or casualties.
Devin Nunes: Counterintelligence bombshell shows FBI leaders ‘had no real evidence against the Trump team’
Rep. Devin Nunes, the top Republican on the House Intelligence Committee, said the New York Times’ bombshell report on a counterintelligence investigation into President Trump’s ties to Russia only strengthens the argument that the FBI has no evidence of collusion against the Trump team.
Lawyers for the House Intelligence and Foreign Affairs committees will meet Monday to evaluate their legal options for subpoenaing the interpreters who were present when President Donald Trump spoke to Russian President Vladimir Putin without aides, ABC News has learned.
The U.S. State Department criticized Lebanon’s Iran-backed Hezbollah group on Monday for digging tunnels into Israel and stockpiling rockets, as Washington steps up efforts to isolate Tehran.
President Emmanuel Macron on Sunday kicked off a three-month national debate he hopes can quell the “yellow vest” unrest with a letter to the French in which he pledged to listen to new ideas but stuck to his core economic reform agenda.
Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador is urging the country to remain patient as gasoline shortages stretch into their second week while he battles to stem fuel theft at pipelines.
Emergency crews in Iran responded Monday to a cargo plane crash at an airport about 25 miles west of Tehran that killed all but one of the 16-person crew, reports out of the country said.
Chinese exports saw the steepest fall for two years in December, according to the latest trade figures.
The relationship between Riyadh and Washington remains tense following the brutal slaying and dismemberment of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
A Chinese court on Monday sentenced a Canadian man to death for drug smuggling, a ruling sure to aggravate already sour relations between Beijing and Ottawa following the arrest of a senior Chinese executive in Canada.
MPs are preparing to vote on whether to back Theresa May’s deal for leaving the European Union.
NBC finally jumps in the streaming wars — announces a new service to compete with Netflix, Disney and Amazon
NBC is doing a solid for the traditional pay-TV industry.
It looks like Sears’ final hurrah. Monday marks the final deadline for bidders to submit details of their offers to buy assets from the struggling retailer,
Pacific Gas and Electric, facing billions of dollars in claims over the deadly 2018 Camp Fire, is headed to bankruptcy court.
Magnetic North is shifting rapidly, throwing off the World Magnetic Model that powers a variety of global navigational systems.
The moon will turn red over the United States on Sunday night during the last total lunar eclipse of the decade.
The most common time to experience sudden cardiac arrest could be changing, according to new research.