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U.S. to unveil crackdown on counterfeit, pirated e-commerce goods

1 month ago   |   By Reuters

The Trump administration plans to unveil efforts on Friday to crack down on counterfeit and pirated goods sold on major e-commerce sites and urge companies to do more to vet third-party sellers and increase self-policing efforts.
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Trump ups mileage proposal slightly over Obama standard

1 month ago   |   By Chron

WASHINGTON - The Trump administration is making a concession on its proposed minimum fuel economy requirement for new vehicles, but environmental groups and a key Democratic senator complain it does not go far enough, and still falls well below the requirements set under the Obama administration.
Fuel economy standards would increase 1.5% per year from 2021 through 2026 under the new proposal. That's a reversal from the Trump administration's proposal in 2018, which sought to freeze the standards at 2020 levels.
Environmentalists and Delaware Sen. Tom Carper hardly cheered the move, which...
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The Trump administration unveils new rule restricting visas for pregnant travelers to halt 'birth tourism'

The Trump administration unveils new rule restricting visas for pregnant travelers to halt 'birth tourism'

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

The State Department unveiled a new rule on Thursday designed to stop pregnant women who intend to give birth in the US to obtain citizenship for their child.
The Trump administration decried the practice as "birth tourism" and said without evidence it creates risks to "national security and law enforcement."
Under the new rule, State Department officers will have to determine the reasons for why pregnant people are traveling to the US.
State Department officials did not say where there have been any threats to national security associated with birth tourism.
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