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News of the Day From Across the Nation
March 19, 2017
1 Suspicious car: A motorist was detained by the Secret Service late Saturday night after driving a vehicle that appeared to be suspicious up to a checkpoint near the White House, authorities said. An “ongoing criminal investigation” was under way, a Secret Service spokesperson said Sunday. The vehicle was driven about 11:05 p.m. to a Secret Service checkpoint at 15th and E Street Northwest, and the driver was detained by Secret Service officers. Residents of Flint, Mich., could still be a few years away from drinking unfiltered tap water as the city makes incremental progress on an ambitious time frame to replace old water service lines that leached lead into homes and businesses. President Trump has chosen the husband of White House counselor Kellyanne Conway to head the civil division of the Justice Department, the Wall Street Journal reported. George Conway was chosen to head the office that has responsibility for defending the administration’s proposed travel ban and defending lawsuits filed against the administration, the newspaper reported. The doomed British luxury liner sank on April 15, 1912, after striking an iceberg on its maiden voyage from Southampton, England, to New York City, killing more than 1,500 people.