December 3, 2022

Review Category : People

Trump begins 17-day vacation as troubles brew in Washington

Trump begins 17-day vacation as troubles brew in WashingtonDonald Trump, who once asked "what's the point" of vacations and often admonished his presidential predecessor for taking them while in office, embarked Friday on a 17-day holiday to one of his golf resorts. Arriving in Bedminster, New Jersey for an extended break, the president left behind a capital grappling with a Russia scandal and buffeted by extraordinary leaks from government officials. The White House said Trump's Bedminster stay would be a "working vacation," and cited scheduled upgrades of the West Wing's creaky heating and cooling system during the steamy Washington summer as a reason why Trump was leaving town.


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Immigration enforcement agents banned from labor offices in California amid fears for migrants trying to recoup wages

Immigration enforcement agents banned from labor offices in California amid fears for migrants trying to recoup wagesImmigration enforcement agents have been banned from labor offices amid fears undocumented migrants are being put off pursuing wages owed to them. Multiple reported cases of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents appearing at immigrants’ hearings prompted California Labor Commissioner Julie Su to release a memo to employees instructing them to refuse immigration agents entry to labor commission offices or to provide information on the location of workers.


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Giant panda at French zoo gives birth to twins, one dies

Giant panda at French zoo gives birth to twins, one diesA giant panda in Beauval zoo gave birth to twin cubs on Friday, the first ever to be born in France, but one died shortly afterwards, the zoo said. Huan Huan, a female on loan to the zoo from China, had been under close surveillance for several days and a crack team of veterinary staff including two Chinese birthing specialists assembled for the birth. "Huan Huan remained very calm throughout.


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Correction: Obit-Disney Imagineer story

Correction: Obit-Disney Imagineer storyLOS ANGELES (AP) — In a story July 28 about the death of Disney "Imagineer" Martin Sklar, The Associated Press omitted the name of one of his children, Leslie Sklar, among his survivors. The AP, relying on information from a spokeswoman for Walt Disney Imagineering, had reported erroneously that Sklar's daughter was named Leslie Sklar Dahan.


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