President Donald Trump's administration will begin rolling back Obama-era environmental regulations in an "aggressive way" as soon as next week, the head of the Environmental Protection Agency said Saturday -- adding that he understood why some Americans wanted to see his agency eliminated.
"I think there are some regulations that in the near term need to be rolled back in a very aggressive way. And I think maybe next week you may be hearing about some of those," EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt told the Conservative Political Action Conference in Washington.
Comey Faces Pressure as White House Fights Russia Reports
FBI Director James Comey is again in a familiar spot these days -- the middle of political tumult.
As a high-ranking Justice Department official in the George W. Bush administration, he clashed with the White House over a secret surveillance program. Years later as head of the FBI, he incurred the ire of Hillary Clinton supporters for public statements on an investigation into her emails. Now, Comey is facing new political pressure as White House officials are encouraging him to follow their lead by publicly recounting private FBI conversations in an attempt to dispute reports about connections between the Trump administration and Russia.
Three Signs You Should See a GI Doctor
Gastrointestinal problems often start out with mild symptoms, so many people ignore them at first. But this makes it more difficult to treat illnesses in their early stages before they get worse. That is why it is important to know what the signs of serious gastrointestinal problems are and when it is time to see a doctor. The following is a list of three of the more common ones to look out for.
Most people notice bloating in their abdominal region when their pants won't fit right anymore.
Foods That Can Help Get Rid of Belly Fat
Excess abdominal fat can increase your risk of certain conditions, such as diabetes and heart disease. Proper diet and exercise are both important in your pursuit to lose weight. Certain foods can actually help you eliminate belly fat; incorporating these foods into your diet will help you fight the bulge.
Almonds: Almonds contain monounsaturated fat and protein that promote weight loss in the midsection. It's important, however, to eat almonds in moderation because they are high in calories.
5 Snacks You Shouldn't Eat at Night
When you are trying to live a healthier lifestyle, you should try to stay away from eating snacks all the time. Eating snacks at night can be especially bad for you. It is important to stay away from certain snacks that will be very bad for you at night. This way you can preserve your health and live a much healthier lifestyle overall.
When you get hungry late at night, a cheesy snack can be quite tempting.
White House Confirms Discussing News Report About Trump-Russia Ties With FBI
Senior Trump administration officials have confirmed White House chief of staff Reince Priebus had a conversation with senior FBI officials about published news reports on alleged communications between officials from Trump's presidential campaign and Russia.
The discussions between the White House and the Federal Bureau of Investigation on the subject of an ongoing FBI probe could violate longstanding Department of Justice ethics rules restricting such White House contact with the FBI on pending investigations.
Officials: Trump Adviser Asked FBI to Dispute Russia Reports
White House chief of staff Reince Priebus asked top FBI officials to dispute media reports that Donald Trump's campaign advisers were frequently in touch with Russian intelligence agents during the election, according to three White House officials who confirmed the unusual contact with law enforcement involved in a pending investigation.
The officials said that Priebus' Feb. 15 request to FBI Director James Comey and deputy director Andrew McCabe came as the White House sought to discredit a New York Times report about contacts between Russian intelligence officials and members of Trump's 2016 campaign team.