President Trump is set to nominate a House Republican as the new chief of NASA. Reports say Oklahoma Representative Jim Bridenstine will be tapped as the next administrator of the space agency.
Hong Kong sends three activists who lead anti-China demonstrations to prison. Hong Kong’s high court overturned an earlier verdict Thursday that would allow the activists to avoid jail time and instead take part in community service.
Attorney General Jeff Sessions continues to crack down on illegal immigration, saying sanctuary cities are contributing to issues with violent gangs and drugs. During a speech Thursday to dozens of law enforcement officers in North Carolina, Sessions said cities that shield illegals are adding to the problems caused by gangs like MS-13.
The FBI reopens its consideration for records regarding the 2016 tarmac meeting between Attorney General Loretta Lynch and Bill Clinton. One America’s Adonis Albright has more on the federal lawsuit and investigation.
There is developing news out of Barcelona, Spain where a vehicle has plowed into a crowd of pedestrians. Police are on the scene at Catalunya Square in Barcelona’s Las Ramblas District.
. S. trade representatives are looking to make big changes to NAFTA. American delegates laid down hard lines during the first day of formal negotiations, saying they would not settle for ‘cosmetic changes’ to the trade agreement. Meanwhile, the New Zealand trade minister says there is a good chance of signing a free-trade deal with other nations despite the U.S. pulling out.
The Turkish Minister of European Union Affairs Omer Celik criticizes German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s decision to halt the expansion of the customs union between Turkey and the E.U.
A Christopher Columbus statue in New York may or may not receive landmark status. The White Plains Historic Preservation Committee will be holding a public forum on the issue.
Officials are testing out body scanners in the Los Angeles subway system to stay ahead of the evolving threat against U.S. transit. The two day pilot program began Wednesday, and is aimed to detect firearms and explosives.