Recent News Headlines : Federal Government Of The United States

RUSSIA LISTS VOICE OF AMERICA AND RADIO FREE EUROPE/RADIO LIBERTY AS FOREIGN AGENTS


2 10 The President and lawmakers reacted to Donald Trump Jr.'s emails regarding an undisclosed meeting with a Russian lawyer... READ MORE

5th December, 2017 394

WISCONSIN GOV. SCOTT WALKER MOVING AHEAD WITH PLAN TO DRUG TEST FOOD STAMP USERS DESPITE FEDERAL BAN


Florida had a drug test requirement for food stamp recipients that a federal appeals court blocked in 2014, finding it violated constitutional protections against unreasonable searches... READ MORE

5th December, 2017 40

FOREIGN LOBBYISTS CONTRIBUTED MORE THAN $4.5 MILLION TO CANDIDATES IN 2016 ELECTIONS


It's a big, open, bipartisan business, with foreign government lobbyists delivering millions of dollars of campaign cash to elected officials in Washington... READ MORE

4th December, 2017 943

NSA EMPLOYEE WHO WORKED ON HACKING TOOLS AT HOME PLEADS GUILTY TO SPY CHARGE


Federal prosecutors said they will seek an eight-year sentence for Nghia Hoang Pho, 67, of Ellicott City, Md., for willful detention of national defense information... READ MORE

2nd December, 2017 511

AUSTRIA'S CONSERVATIVE-FAR RIGHT CABINET LIKELY SWORN IN DEC. 20


The populist far right last entered an Austrian federal government in 2000 and currently rules in coalition with centrists in two of the country's provinces... READ MORE

1st December, 2017 168

DONALD TRUMP STATE VISIT TO UK COULD BE DELAYED OVER ANTI-MUSLIM VIDEOS ROW WITH THERESA MAY, AMBER RUDD HINTS


The Prime Minister will always have regular calls with the President and she has been explicit in criticising this tweet, the Home Secretary said... READ MORE

30th November, 2017 1020

AUSTRALIAN STATE PASSES ASSISTED DYING LAW


Dr. Baker said that a survey of Australian Medical Association members last year showed a strong minority of support for euthanasia policies... READ MORE

30th November, 2017 1884

AMID FFA CONGRESS CHAOS, COULD THE SOCCEROOS BE KICKED OUT OF THE WORLD CUP?


FFA Congress AGM could see FIFA sack board as Socceroos' World Cup place comes into focus... READ MORE

29th November, 2017 146

LIBYAN ACQUITTED OF MURDER IN BENGHAZI ATTACK THAT KILLED U.S. AMBASSADOR, 3 OTHERS


A Libyan militant was convicted Tuesday of terrorism charges stemming from the 2012 Benghazi attacks that killed the U.S. ambassador and three other Americans... READ MORE

28th November, 2017 22

MULVANEY BEGINS AT CFPB WITH IMMEDIATE FREEZE ON REGULATIONS


Head of financial protection bureau sues trump for appointing mick mulvaney... READ MORE

28th November, 2017 127

CFPB PICK MULVANEY LINKED TO LOBBYIST FOR BANK FACING POSSIBLE CFPB SANCTIONS


Federal records show Mulvaney's longtime staffer is Natalee Binkholder, who left Mulvaney's office to work as a top lobbyist for Santander... READ MORE

27th November, 2017 749

A GOLD DEALER'S TRIAL IN NEW YORK DEEPENS MISTRUST BETWEEN THE U.S. AND TURKEY


Authorities say Reza Zarrab is connected to top Turkish leaders. He's accused of orchestrating an elaborate scheme to violate U.S. sanctions against Iran... READ MORE

26th November, 2017 292

IN RESPONSE TO U.S., PUTIN SIGNS BILL TARGETING FOREIGN MEDIA


Putin signed the bill into law Saturday after the upper chamber of the Russian parliament adopted it Wednesday... READ MORE

26th November, 2017 40

HARVARD ACCUSED OF RACIAL SCREENING


The US Justice Department is investigating complaints that Harvard University intentionally limits the number of Asian-American students it admits, according to a report on Tuesday... READ MORE

25th November, 2017 778

COLIN KAEPERNICK INFURIATES TRUMP FANS BY ATTENDING UNTHANKSGIVING PROTEST WITH NATIVE AMERICANS


Colin kaepernick from the nevada wolf pack to san francisco 49ers... READ MORE

24th November, 2017 65965

OPINION | THERE'S A THIRD-WORLD AMERICA THAT NO ONE NOTICES


It is a travesty that the United States leaves citizens without access to clean water... READ MORE

22nd November, 2017 6240

FEDS THREATEN TO SUE HARVARD OVER ASIAN-AMERICAN ADMISSIONS


The U.S. Justice Department has threatened to sue Harvard University to obtain a trove of records as part of an investigation into the school's admissions... READ MORE

22nd November, 2017 0

U.S. DIPLOMATS ACCUSE TILLERSON OF BREAKING CHILD SOLDIERS LAW


In a written response to the dissent memo on Sept. 1, Tillerson adviser Brian Hook acknowledged that the three countries did use child soldiers... READ MORE

22nd November, 2017 25

AT&T SUED BY U.S. SEEKING TO BLOCK MERGER WITH TIME WARNER


At't sued by u.s. seeking to block merger with time warner... READ MORE

20th November, 2017 5506

TRUMP ADMINISTRATION VOWS TO DEPORT NAZI LIVING IN QUEENS


It mocks the U.S. servicemen who fought and died to defeat the evil Nazi regime... READ MORE

20th November, 2017 625

JAILED VENEZUELAN OPPOSITION LEADER ESCAPES HOUSE ARREST, FLEES TO SPAIN


He was arrested in February 2015, after Maduro accused him of involvement in a plot to overthrow the government... READ MORE

20th November, 2017 216

PUERTO RICO POWER CHIEF ABRUPTLY RESIGNS AS CONGRESS WEIGHS AID


The resignation of the head of Puerto Rico's power agency made clear that Governor Ricardo Rossello wants to remain in charge of the battered island's recovery... READ MORE

18th November, 2017 275

'ANY RUSSIANS?': SESSIONS POKES FUN AT FERVOR OVER KREMLIN-RELATED DEALINGS IN CONVENTION SPEECH


It is not a superior or a policy-setting branch, Sessions said... READ MORE

18th November, 2017 4233

PUERTO RICAN OFFICIAL EMBROILED IN HURRICANE RECOVERY PACT CONTROVERSY RESIGNS


Puerto Rico's Electric Power Authority PREPA said Ricardo Ramos presented his letter of resignation to the company's board effective immediately... READ MORE

17th November, 2017 74

DONALD TRUMP MAY HAVE JUST DONE HIS MOST CHILDISH TWEET YET


Donald Trump has praised China's President after three American college basketball players were freed following their arrest for shoplifting in the country... READ MORE

16th November, 2017 581

THREE YEARS AFTER NEVADA RANCH STANDOFF, BUNDY FEDERAL TRIAL BEGINS IN LAS VEGAS


Ryan Bundy earlier cast the government as intent on running his family off the land... READ MORE

16th November, 2017 10

JOURNALIST OR SPY? NEW RUSSIAN LAW SET TO BRAND SOME MEDIA AS 'FOREIGN AGENTS'


It would give Russia's justice department the power to designate non-Russian media outlets operating and broadcasting in the country as foreign agents... READ MORE

16th November, 2017 198

CONGRESSMAN SLAMS PUERTO RICO UTILITY FOR 'COMPETENCE DEFICIT' IN HURRICANE CONTRACT


Puerto Rico utility provider and Whitefish Energy blasted in Congress over hurricane contract... READ MORE

14th November, 2017 30

CLIVEN BUNDY, NEVADA RANCHER WHO DEFIED U.S. GOVERNMENT, BEGINS TRIAL


A federal jury in Portland refused last year to convict Ryan and Ammon Bundy of any crime... READ MORE

14th November, 2017 13

BRETT TALLEY HAS NEVER TRIED A CASE, BUT TRUMP WANTS TO MAKE HIM JUDGE FOR LIFE


Voting along party lines, the Senate Judiciary Committee, on which Republicans outnumber Democrats, approved Talley's nomination, which now goes to the Senate for a full vote... READ MORE

13th November, 2017 72

Trending News Headlines : Federal Government Of The United States

DONALD TRUMP JUST THREATENED TO SHUT DOWN ONE OF AMERICA'S BIGGEST NEWS STATIONS


Donald Trump has threatened to shut down NBC and other American networks, saying that they peddle fake news... READ MORE

12th October, 2017 57255

'DAMMIT, THIS IS NOT A GOOD NEWS STORY'


Carmen Yulin Cruz reacted with shock and anger to acting Homeland Security Secretary Elaine Duke, saying Puerto Rico's recovery is not a good news story... READ MORE

30th September, 2017 53646

PRESIDENT TRUMP SLAMS PUERTO RICAN MAYOR FOR 'POOR LEADERSHIP' IN CRISIS


Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rossello is saying Maria could be the most catastrophic hurricane to hit the U.S. territory in a century... READ MORE

30th September, 2017 43843

UNDER FIRE, TRUMP BLAMES PUERTO RICANS FOR SLOW HURRICANE RESPONSE


Trump is scheduled to speak to the governor of Puerto Rico, Ricardo Rossello, by telephone on Saturday... READ MORE

30th September, 2017 13999

SENATOR MENENDEZ JUROR ASKS TRIAL JUDGE, 'WHAT IS A SENATOR?'


The panel had returned to the Newark, New Jersey, federal courthouse Tuesday after spending about 75 minutes deliberating the day before... READ MORE

8th November, 2017 11004

TRUMP ON PUERTO RICO: FEMA CAN'T STAY 'FOREVER'


President Trump is set to visit Puerto Rico on Tuesday, to see damage from Hurricane Maria... READ MORE

12th October, 2017 10879

THE WHITE HOUSE AND EQUIFAX AGREE


The U.S. government began issuing Social Security numbers in 1936... READ MORE

5th October, 2017 10526

DONALD TRUMP DEDICATES GOLF TROPHY TO PUERTO RICO AMID DISASTER RESPONSE CRITICISM


Trump presents Presidents Cup to winner and says situation in hurricane-hit territory is 'under really great control'... READ MORE

2nd October, 2017 10510

TRUMP PUTS PUERTO RICO ON NOTICE OVER AID


US President Donald Trump has griped about emergency relief efforts in hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico, saying federal aid cannot continue forever ... READ MORE

12th October, 2017 10067

FEDERAL COURT BARS TRUMP FROM CHANGING MILITARY POLICY ON TRANSGENDER PEOPLE


WASHINGTON -- A federal court in Washington is barring President Donald Trump from changing the government's policy on military service by transgender people... READ MORE

30th October, 2017 9828

RICK GATES FAILED TO DISCLOSE SECOND PASSPORT, U.S. TELLS JUDGE


Gates, who faces as many as 12 1 2 years in prison, may flee if the judge eases the terms of his 5 million bail package, the prosecutors warned... READ MORE

5th November, 2017 7490

EXCLUSIVE: TRUMP BOOSTS DISASTER AID FOR PUERTO RICO REBUILD


Six weeks after Hurricane Maria hit, only about 30 percent of Puerto Rico's power grid has been restored... READ MORE

2nd November, 2017 7255

CHARITIES, RESELLERS FEELING THE PINCH OF STIFFER TARIFFS ON CHEAP SECOND-HAND CLOTHING FLOODING EAST AFRICA


Charities, resellers feeling the pinch of stiffer tariffs on cheap second-hand clothing flooding East Africa... READ MORE

29th October, 2017 6282

'SOMETHING CLOSE TO A GENOCIDE' AT RISK WITHOUT HURRICANE RELIEF, SAN JUAN MAYOR SAYS


Duke travelled to Puerto Rico on Friday, joining Rossello for an aerial tour of the island... READ MORE

30th September, 2017 5655

HOW TO REBUILD PUERTO RICO: RUBIO ASKS TRUMP TO CALL IN EXPERTS


Quite frankly I've never had anyone in Puerto Rico's government ask for that, Rubio said... READ MORE

12th October, 2017 5637

'HE'S A RACIST PRESIDENT': MAINLAND PUERTO RICANS ARE FURIOUS OVER DONALD TRUMP'S DEBT TALK AMID HURRICANE CRISIS | TORONTO STAR


It sickens me, said Angel Vazquez, 30, a graphic designer in Atlanta who moved from Puerto Rico as a child... READ MORE

30th September, 2017 5426

PUERTO RICAN MAYOR BEGS FOR AID AFTER HURRICANE MARIA


Angry mayor of San Juan accuses Trump administration of 'killing us with the inefficiency' as desperation grows... READ MORE

30th September, 2017 5207

OXFAM SLAMS THE TRUMP ADMINISTRATION FOR ITS 'SLOW AND INADEQUATE' RESPONSE IN PUERTO RICO


This is not the first time Oxfam has explicitly criticized Trump... READ MORE

4th October, 2017 4914

TRUMP SUGGESTS PUERTO RICO'S DEBT MAY NEED TO BE 'WIPED OUT'


Puerto Rico Debt Crisis Making Sense of the Debacle Moody's Analytics estimated that the island sustained 95 billion in hurricane-related damage... READ MORE

4th October, 2017 4778

TRUMP SAYS PUERTO RICO'S DEBT WILL HAVE TO BE WIPED OUT


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4th October, 2017 3734

'WE'VE NEVER SEEN A SITUATION LIKE THIS'


Puerto Rico experienced widespread damage after Hurricane Maria, a category 4 hurricane, passed through... READ MORE

30th September, 2017 3170

TRUMP SAYS PUERTO RICO HAS THROWN THE BUDGET 'OUT OF WHACK'


Some in Puerto Rico's government already are estimating reconstruction costs will be as high as 60 billion... READ MORE

4th October, 2017 3095

CIVIL LIBERTIES GROUPS DECRY SESSIONS'S GUIDANCE ON RELIGIOUS FREEDOM


The Justice Department also sided with a Colorado cake baker who would not bake a wedding cake for a same-sex couple... READ MORE

6th October, 2017 3009

RUSSIAN GOVERNMENT HACKERS USED ANTIVIRUS SOFTWARE TO STEAL U.S. CYBER CAPABILITIES


The government said the move was done on the grounds that Kaspersky had connections to the Russian government and that its software posed a security risk... READ MORE

6th October, 2017 2917

SPAIN OKS MOVE TO TAKE CONTROL OF CATALONIA AFTER INDEPENDENCE VOTE


People celebrate after Catalonia's parliament voted to declare independence from Spain on Oct. 27, 2017 in Barcelona... READ MORE

27th October, 2017 2786

AMERICAN CAITLAN COLEMAN, FAMILY LEAVE PAKISTAN AFTER BEING HELD BY MILITANTS FOR FIVE YEARS


American Caitlan Coleman, family leave Pakistan after being held by militants for five years... READ MORE

12th October, 2017 2630

TRUDEAU, TRUMP GOVERNMENTS TRADE CRITICISM AS NAFTA TALKS FALTER


Like Freeland, Bob Fisher, a U.S. negotiator in the original NAFTA talks, said he does not consider the delay a sign of a breakdown... READ MORE

18th October, 2017 2585

PUERTO RICO: TRUMP MAY PULL FEMA FROM STRUGGLING ISLAND


Trump's wildly different responses to hurricanes in Texas, Florida and Puerto Rico... READ MORE

12th October, 2017 2345

'NOTHING WASHINGTON CAN DO TO STOP' ACTION TO CURB CLIMATE CHANGE


The 23rd session of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change Conference, the 2017 UN Climate Change Conference COP23 will take place until 17 Nov. 17... READ MORE

11th November, 2017 2234

PUERTO RICO GOVERNOR'S DIRE WARNING: MILLIONS MAY FLEE THE ISLAND


Most of the island remains without electricity, and about half of all residents still lack basic water services after Hurricane Maria... READ MORE

4th October, 2017 2097


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