President Donald Trump announced yesterday that Army Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster is his new national security adviser — and White House press secretary Sean Spicer said he would remain on active duty while filling the post. This comes after Trump’s first appointee to the post, Michael Flynn, resigned after misleading Vice President Mike Pence about his contacts with the Russian ambassador to the U.S.
Police are trying to find eight of 11 people who passed through an unattended security checkpoint lane at New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport. It happened yesterday morning. Three of the travelers got onto a flight to California. The eight others are believed to have boarded various flights. TSA says they weren’t properly screened after they walked through a metal detector, setting off alarms. The TSA says it’s confident the incident ‘presents minimal risk” but they still want to find them.
The heavy rain in Northern California has caused a levee to break in the San Juaquin River forcing the evacuation of 500 people.
Reporting leaning polls near your home or car could save you a lot of money. If they fall and damage your property, the city isn’t responsible for paying damages.
Some Southeast Austin residents are still without power. Austin Energy says around 30,000 people lost power in the storm. Some people may not get back on line until tomorrow.