Recent News Headlines : Federal Government Of The United States

OHIO MAN ACCUSED OF PLOTTING US ATTACKS SET TO BE SENTENCED


Abdirahman Sheik Mohamud ab-dee-RAH'-mahn shayk moh-HAH'-mud is set to be sentenced Friday morning in federal court in Columbus... READ MORE

18th August, 2017 0

US GOVERNMENT SEEKS DATA ON VISITORS TO ANTI-TRUMP SITE


A hearing is slated to take place in Washington, DC's Superior Court on August 18... READ MORE

16th August, 2017 927

CEOS OF INTEL, MERCK, UNDER ARMOUR ABANDON WHITE HOUSE COUNCIL AFTER CHARLOTTESVILLE


List of CEOs to leave president's business advisory council grows after Trump's response to Charlottesville... READ MORE

16th August, 2017 1080

$1.1 MILLION PENALTY FOR CALIFORNIAN WHO PLOWED WETLANDS


The Justice Department announced the consent decree for John Duarte, who owns land and a nursery in Northern California... READ MORE

15th August, 2017 0

AN EX-SHABAB LEADER SURRENDERS IN SOMALIA, OFFICIALS SAY


The Trump administration quietly dropped that award, officials said in June, apparently because Mr. Robow had entered into secret talks with Somalia's government... READ MORE

13th August, 2017 183

TRUMP TO REQUEST POSSIBLE PROBE OF CHINA TRADE PRACTICES


But Trump also told Xi about the move toward a possible inquiry into China's trade practices, according to two U.S. officials familiar with that conversation... READ MORE

12th August, 2017 0

IN VENEZUELA, THE ECONOMY MAY YET DO WHAT THE OPPOSITION COULDN'T


The spiraling economic crisis is sending a fresh jolt of panic through crisis-hardened Venezuelans, who are increasingly blaming Maduro... READ MORE

12th August, 2017 383

TRANS MOUNTAIN PIPELINE GETS INDIGENOUS-LED OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE


Trans Mountain ...'s committed to building and sustaining respectful relationships with Indigenous communities and partners including shared prosperity through the development and lifecycle of the project... READ MORE

11th August, 2017 1104

B.C. HIRES OUTSIDE COUNSEL TO BEGIN LEGAL CHALLENGE OF TRANS MOUNTAIN PIPELINE PROJECT


Nearly two dozen conservationist groups and some First Nations are challenging the federal government's approval of the project... READ MORE

11th August, 2017 4775

FROM THE FBI TO NASA, HERE ARE TRUMP'S RESEARCH CUTS


The deep cuts to scientific research in President Trump's first budget request met resistance from Congress... READ MORE

10th August, 2017 316

AUSTRALIA PITCHES TRUMP ON A PLAN TO FIX AMERICA'S ROADS AND BRIDGES


During his trip to Australia in April, Pence discussed asset recycling with several business leaders... READ MORE

10th August, 2017 265

RUSSIAN SURVEILLANCE PLANE CREATES BUZZ IN WASHINGTON


According to the Pentagon, the overflights are conducted by unarmed observation aircraft equipped with certain types of film and sensors that are certified under the treaty... READ MORE

10th August, 2017 0

CHICAGO TO FILE FEDERAL SUIT MONDAY OVER TRUMP THREAT TO WITHHOLD FUNDS FOR SANCTUARY CITIES


Mayor Rahm Emanuel says Chicago will keep fighting President Donald Trump's immigration policies with a federal lawsuit alleging it's illegal for the feder... READ MORE

7th August, 2017 5

U.S. BUYS BOEING 747S ONCE SET FOR RUSSIA FOR AIR FORCE ONE


The Air Force didn't disclose the discount price for the two planes, which Boeing considered sensitive competitive information... READ MORE

5th August, 2017 1014

SESSIONS VOWS CRACKDOWN ON LEAKS OF CLASSIFIED INFORMATION


Attorney General Jeff Sessions pledged on Friday to rein in government leaks that he said undermine American security, taking an aggressive public stand af... READ MORE

5th August, 2017 0

TRUMP ON TWITTER (AUG 3): STOCK MARKET, RUSSIA


The following statements were posted to the verified Twitter accounts of U.S. President Donald Trump, realDonaldTrump and POTUS... READ MORE

3rd August, 2017 12

FIRES ARE TORCHING MONTANA, AND THE MONEY IS RUNNING OUT


The state spent 21 million fighting fires that month -- equal to the amount it spent for the 12 months before that, Tubbs said... READ MORE

2nd August, 2017 71

HOW THE H-1B PROGRAM IS HOLDING UP UNDER TRUMP


A little more than 58 percent of those were approved, a rate considerably lower than that of 2016, when 87 percent were approved... READ MORE

1st August, 2017 805

JAPAN-U.S.LEADERS DID NOT DISCUSS MILITARY ACTION AGAINST NORTH KOREA


North Korea said on Friday it had conducted another successful test of an intercontinental ballistic missile that proved its ability to strike America's mainland... READ MORE

31st July, 2017 1

NIGERIA'S LAGOS STATE SECURES FREEDOM OF 6 SCHOOL BOYS KIDNAPPED IN MAY


Nigeria's Lagos State said on Friday that they had secured the release of six school boys who were abducted from their school in May this year... READ MORE

30th July, 2017 5

IF US CUTS GLOBAL AID, WHO WILL PAY TO CONTROL HIV?


These are countries that had overwhelming pandemics, where a third of their population was dying, said Birx... READ MORE

28th July, 2017 5215

US ORDERS VENEZUELA EMBASSY FAMILIES OUT, CRISIS DEEPENS


The government banned protests from Friday to Tuesday, raising the likelihood of more violence in volatile Venezuela... READ MORE

28th July, 2017 0

SESSIONS VOWS MORE LEAK PROSECUTIONS IN WAKE OF TRUMP CRITICISM


Some people need to go to jail, Sessions said Thursday in an interview with Tucker Carlson of Fox News... READ MORE

28th July, 2017 189

TEXAS POLICE ARREST DACA RECIPIENTS IN AUSTIN PROTEST


Activists chant 'undocumented, unafraid' as they block street in Texas capital to protest Trump's immigration rhetoric... READ MORE

28th July, 2017 1113

RUSSIAN INDICTED IN U.S. ON CHARGES OF RUNNING BITCOIN LAUNDERING RING


Gox, an earlier digital currency exchange that eventually failed, the Justice Department said in a statement... READ MORE

27th July, 2017 2

WHITE HOUSE SAYS TRUMP JUST WANTS SESSIONS TO DO HIS JOB


He's obviously disappointed but also wants the attorney general to continue to focus on the things that the attorney general does, spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders said... READ MORE

26th July, 2017 13

WHITE HOUSE SAYS TRUMP JUST WANTS SESSIONS TO DO HIS JOB


He's obviously disappointed but also wants the attorney general to continue to focus on the things that the attorney general does, spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders said... READ MORE

26th July, 2017 13

SUNSHINE COAST COUNCIL STAYS TRUE TO ITS NAME BY OPENING ITS OWN SOLAR FARM IN A LOCAL GOVERNMENT FIRST


Queensland's Sunshine Coast Council becomes the first local government to open its own solar farm to offset all of its electricity needs... READ MORE

24th July, 2017 4957

GLOBAL HIV MEETING URGES U.S. TO 'STAY ENGAGED' ON AIDS FUNDING AMID TRUMP'S THREATENED CUTS


The American people are a major funder in this and we need them to stay engaged, International AIDS Society President Linda-Gail Bekker told journalists in Paris... READ MORE

24th July, 2017 0

'SEE YOU IN COURT:' TRUMP'S VOW PROVES PROPHETIC


WASHINGTON -- President Trump has yet to sign a Republican health care bill, but New York's attorney general vowed this week to challenge it in court... READ MORE

20th July, 2017 2688

Trending News Headlines : Federal Government Of The United States

CANADAS TRUMP STRATEGY: GO AROUND HIM


Hints of this network emerged when Mr. Trump announced that the United States would leave the Paris climate agreement... READ MORE

22nd June, 2017 21397

RUSSIA HAS DEVELOPED A CYBER WEAPON THAT CAN DISRUPT POWER GRIDS ACCORDING TO NEW RESEARCH


And Russian government hackers have already shown their interest in targeting U.S. energy and other utility systems, researchers said... READ MORE

12th June, 2017 17648

DONALD TRUMP NEEDS TO CLOSE OR SELL KENTUCKY AND OTHER LOW PERFORMING STATES.


Given how much money Kentucky sucks in from high performing states like Massachusetts, an apology is the least McConnell can do... READ MORE

26th May, 2017 15660

HUNDREDS OF US MAYORS TO VOTE ON SWITCH TO RENEWABLE ENERGY BY 2035


Mayors at the conference have overwhelmingly expressed support to fight climate change, especially after the Trump administration pulled out of the Paris climate agreement last month... READ MORE

26th June, 2017 11044

A CORAL REEF GETS AN INSURANCE POLICY OF ITS OWN


It will also give hotel owners an incentive to protect the reef... READ MORE

20th July, 2017 10005

MALAYSIAN PM'S WIFE LINKED TO JEWELLERY PURCHASES IN 1MDB CASE


Malaysian and US government sources have previously confirmed that Malaysian Official 1 refers to Najib... READ MORE

17th June, 2017 8715

MORE THAN 600K FOREIGNERS OVERSTAYED IN 2016


Little has been known about the population in the past. Homeland Security issued the first report on visa overstays in January 2016... READ MORE

22nd May, 2017 7750

'IT'S AN INCREDIBLE AMOUNT OF MONEY'


The cost to fix the federal government's troubled Phoenix pay system has risen above the original amount spent to implement it... READ MORE

25th May, 2017 7531

TRUMP CELEBRATES 100-DAY MARK WITH PENNSYLVANIA RALLY


-- President Trump celebrated his 100th day in office by holding a rally in Saturday night in Pennsylvania... READ MORE

30th April, 2017 7506

CLARENCE-ROCKLAND DECLARES STATE OF EMERGENCY OVER FLOODING


Clarence-Rockland Mayor Guy Desjardins declared the state of emergency at 5 p.m... READ MORE

5th May, 2017 6717

REFUGEE ADMISSIONS PLUMMET UNDER DONALD TRUMP, USA TODAY ANALYSIS FINDS


Trump, however, wants to lower that number to 50,000 because of concerns that terrorists might try to enter the U.S. posing as refugees... READ MORE

4th May, 2017 6069

'IF THERE'S A SHUTDOWN, THERE'S A SHUTDOWN,' TRUMP SAYS


We are going to be doing trade deals that are going to be much better trade deals, Trump said... READ MORE

28th April, 2017 5059

B.C. CAN'T HOLD ALBERTA'S ECONOMY 'HOSTAGE' BY BLOCKING PIPELINE, NOTLEY SAYS


Alberta granted intervenor status in judicial review of kinder morgan's trans mountain approval... READ MORE

16th May, 2017 4914

AG BOB FERGUSON INVITES TRUMP TO WASHINGTON STATE FOR A LOOK-SEE, THREATENS TO SUE HIM AGAIN


Washington state Attorney General Bob Ferguson is playing both good-cop and bad-cop against President Donald Trump's recent executive order to potentially roll back national-monument designations... READ MORE

12th May, 2017 3882

TRUMP EXECUTIVE ORDER TARGETS BIRTH CONTROL, CHURCH INVOLVEMENT IN POLITICS


Other religious conservatives were pleased with Trump's order, and are looking forward to further action on this front... READ MORE

4th May, 2017 3743

TRUMP WANTS SCIENCE CUTS, AND CONGRESS RESPONDS WITH A PORTRAIT


As part of the cut, the administration would eliminate the NIH's Fogarty International Center, a key player in snuffing out lethal disease outbreaks around the world... READ MORE

19th May, 2017 3319

OTTAWA WANTS PROVINCES TO KEEP POT TAX LOW


The federal government will be urging the provinces and territories to keep pot taxes low, according to a senior government source... READ MORE

19th June, 2017 3099

GREAT BARRIER REEF VALUED AT $56BN AS REPORT WARNS IT'S 'TOO BIG TO FAIL'


A new report has valued the Great Barrier Reef at 56bn and warns of vast economic consequences for Australia unless more is done to protect it... READ MORE

26th June, 2017 2624

IRAN SENTENCES AMERICAN TO 10 YEARS FOR ESPIONAGE


An Iranian court sentenced a Chinese-American man to 10 years in prison on espionage charges, Iranian news agencies reported Sunday... READ MORE

16th July, 2017 2246

TRUMP ASKS SUPREME COURT TO REINSTATE TRAVEL BAN


WASHINGTON -- The Trump administration is asking the Supreme Court to reinstate its ban on travelers from six mostly Muslim countries... READ MORE

2nd June, 2017 2195

DONALD TRUMP'S BUDGET REVEALS HIS MAJOR PRIORITIES


The White House defended Tuesday the major cuts to social safety-net programs included in President Trumps first full budget proposal... READ MORE

24th May, 2017 2168

CITIES TAKE TEXAS TO COURT OVER IMMIGRATION, SANCTUARY CITIES LAW


AUSTIN - First, the small border city of El Cenizo sued their state of Texas. Next, El Paso County filed its lawsuit... READ MORE

12th June, 2017 2008

ALBERTA OFFERS $235M LOAN TO CLEAN UP ORPHAN WELLS


Alberta will loan 235 million to a non-profit group that cleans up abandoned oil and gas wells, Premier Rachel Notley announced Thursday... READ MORE

18th May, 2017 1896

CANADIAN CITIZEN HAS NEXUS CARD REVOKED IN WAKE OF PARTIAL TRAVEL BAN, QUESTIONS U.S. PROCEDURES


Man's Nexus card suddenly revoked, prompting calls for Canada to help him get answers... READ MORE

10th July, 2017 1596

EXCLUSIVE US ASKS NATIONS TO PROVIDE MORE TRAVELER DATA OR FACE SANCTIONS


Countries are also expected to agree to take back citizens ordered removed from the United States... READ MORE

14th July, 2017 1591

ILLINOIS IS IN A $6 BILLION BUDGET HOLE AND FLIRTING WITH JUNK


Two years ago, Illinois's budget impasse meant that the state's lottery winners had to wait for months to get their winnings... READ MORE

28th June, 2017 1485

GOING AROUND TRUMP ON TRADE, TRUDEAU WILL BE FIRST CANADIAN PM TO ADDRESS U.S. GOVERNORS' MEETING


Canadian premiers and federal legislators regularly attend National Governors Association meetings, and Trudeau's government has sent representatives... READ MORE

8th July, 2017 1463

EXCLUSIVE: GOVERNMENT INACTION LEADING TO INCREASED POLLUTION ON BARRIER REEF, SAYS WWF


More than half of the non-referred property that appeared to require approval under the EPBC fell in Great Barrier Reef catchments... READ MORE

11th July, 2017 1370

CAR BOMB TARGETS RESTAURANT IN SOMALIA'S MOGADISHU


Heavy gunfire followed the attack claimed by the armed group al-Shabab... READ MORE

14th June, 2017 1226


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