Share Tweet Email President Donald Trump Share: Share Tweet Email none In this Wednesday, March 6, 2019 file photo, Pres. Donald Trump talks to Apple Inc. CEO Tim Cook during the American Workforce Policy Advisory Board's first meeting in Washington. Share: Share Tweet Email KGO WASHINGTON (KGO) -- President Donald Trump says he didn't slip up when he referred to Apple CEO Tim Cook as "Tim Apple" at a White House meeting. Trump tweeted Monday: "I quickly referred to Tim + Apple as Tim/Apple as an easy way to save time & words. The Fake News was disparagingly all over this, & it became yet another bad Trump story!" RELATED: Pres. Trump flubs Apple CEO Tim Cook's name during meeting Trump made the comment last week. After the session, Cook altered his Twitter profile, replacing his last name with the Apple logo. At a dinner for Republican National Committee donors Friday at his Florida club, Trump … [Read more...] about Pres. Trump defends ‘Tim Apple’ comment, says he was saving time
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Feb 20, 12:24 PM EST Newsletter Signup BusinessTechnologyWorldNationalMedia & CultureOpinionSportsLuxury National By J.E. Reich 02/20/19 AT 11:47 AM Less than 24 hours after descending upon the Plains states, Winter Storm Petra has 117 million people nationwide under some type of winter weather advisory alert, with 20 million in the Southeastern corridor under advisory for flooding or flash flooding. The National Weather Service released a report Tuesday detailing the destructive path of Petra's storm system, which was expected to last until Thursday with no signs of letting up. The NWS advisory has now been extended until Friday. The storm, which dropped in the Plains states, is currently passing through the Midwest and the Mid-Atlantic regions and will conclude after reaching the Northeast.According to the report, a low-pressure system stemming from the Gulf of Mexico "is gathering strength," with a trajectory set for the Ohio Valley and Great … [Read more...] about Winter Storm Petra: Which Areas Are Expected To See Snow, Ice, Freezing Rain?
The U.S. government is now amid the longest-ever government shutdown, as Congress officially adjourned for the weekend on Friday afternoon and the stalemate rolled into Saturday. And problems caused by the shutdown outside of D.C. are growing.The clearest problem is that approximately 800,000 federal employees are either on furlough or working without pay. For many federal workers, Friday would have been payday. Instead, their money is on hold while President Trump and Congressional Democrats continue feuding over border wall funding. An estimated 1/3 of the affected workers missed their checks today, with the remaining 2/3s set to miss theirs on Monday and Tuesday.The lack of paychecks is not the only major ramification from the shutdown. Here are some of the biggest ones the country — as opposed to the dysfunctional government itself — is experiencing.FBI investigations impededAs the FBI continues operating without funding, the agency is feeling the full force of it. A … [Read more...] about Problems caused by historic shutdown are growing
One of the first big storms of the season moved across the eastern half of the country Thursday, leaving five people dead and closing schools as the freakish weather brought snow as far south as central Alabama. As much as 8 inches of snow blanketed the St. Louis area, and forecasters predicted up to 6 inches in parts of southern New England as the storm made its way east. They also predicted northern New Jersey could see 4 to 8 inches of snow before the system exits the region by early Friday, while 2 to 5 inches is expected in the central region of the state. New York City was also blanketed with snow, causing a commuting nightmare for many.NEW YORK, NY – NOVEMBER 15: A man rides through the snow and ice in Manhattan on November 15, 2018 in New York City. New York experienced its first snowfall of the season on Thursday with expectations of over an inch of snow to fall on the area. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images) NEW YORK, NY – NOVEMBER 15: Pedestrians walk through … [Read more...] about Winter Storm Avery Leaves 5 Dead as Snow Blankets Northeast
Julian Gill, Houston Chronicle Updated 4:24 pm CDT, Thursday, November 1, 2018 PHOTOS: Houston woman helping with hurricane relief shot dead in Florida Ledesma Vonzell Wooden, 24, is accused of fatally shooting Houston resident Aija Hunter in Florida. Hunter and Wooden were both part of a group sent to Florida to help with the Hurricane Michael recovery effort. >>> See more scenes from Florida after the alleged murder less PHOTOS: Houston woman helping with hurricane relief shot dead in Florida Ledesma Vonzell Wooden, 24, is accused of fatally shooting Houston resident Aija Hunter in Florida. Hunter and Wooden were both part ... more Photo: Okaloosa Department Of Corrections Fort Walton Beach Police Maj. Tracy Hart held a press conference Thursday morning about a shooting at a Greyhound Bus Station that left a Houston resident dead. Fort Walton Beach Police Maj. … [Read more...] about Houston hurricane relief helper killed in Florida