JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Gov. Mike Dunleavy has brought a marijuana advocate back to the board that regulates Alaska’s legal cannabis industry, a shift from an earlier appointment of a skeptic who was.. Seattle Times - Published
U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday he is considering billions of dollars in foreign aid cuts and would decide on the proposal - which faces strong opposition in Congress - within days. Nathan..
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Monday (August 19) called on Germany and France to compromise on Brexit, cautioning that the United Kingdom would be ready to leave the European Union without a..
Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke on Sunday told people at a town hall in Tulsa, Oklahoma that it was 'not enough to not to be racist', but the country had to be 'anti-racist'. Rough Cut..
Alphabet Inc’s Google has shut down a service it provided to wireless carriers globally that showed them weak spots in their network coverage, people familiar with the matter told Reuters, because of..
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has scrapped an effort to cut some $4 billion in foreign aid that lawmakers had already approved. That’s according to a senior administration official and a.. Seattle Times - Published
The White House will not move forward with plans to cut billions of dollars in foreign aid, U.S. officials said on Thursday, after an outcry from Congress about what was seen as an attempt to sidestep.. Reuters India - Published Also reported by •Reuters
The White House will not move forward with plans to cut billions of dollars in foreign aid, a source familiar with the decision told Reuters on Thursday, after an outcry from lawmakers about what they.. Reuters - Published
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell published an op-ed in the New York Times on Thursday which defended the use of the legislative filibuster, the 60-vote threshold that many Democratic lawmakers.. WorldNews - Published
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas Gov. Greg Abbott is meeting in Austin with officials from Google, Twitter and Facebook to discuss ways of combatting extremism in light of the recent mass shooting in El.. SeattlePI.com - Published Also reported by •Seattle Times
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Democratic Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers says Republican concerns over a pair of gun control bills he’s pushing is “BS” and he’s thinking about forcing lawmakers into a.. Seattle Times - Published
Florida education officials on Wednesday called on state lawmakers to boost spending on mental health services and armed security in schools, showing a continued focus on safety more than a year after.. cbs4.com - Published
The N.C. House on Wednesday gave up trying to pass a controversial measure supported by Duke Energy Corp. that would allow utilities to propose multi-year rate plans with annual increases and instead.. bizjournals - Published
Kosovo is headed for a snap election after its lawmakers voted to dissolve the national assembly. Previously, Prime Minister Ramush Haradinaj resigned to face an inquiry over war crimes. ...... WorldNews - Published Also reported by •Deutsche Welle •Reuters India •Reuters
Four Democratic congressmen touring an Immigration and Customs Enforcement detention facility in Elizabeth, N.J. on Wednesday were confronted by frustrated protesters accusing the lawmakers of.. Gothamist - Published
It's not about the money, it's about the identifiers Analysis Facebook's proposed digital currency Libra , and its accompanying digital wallet Calibra, should be scrutinized not only by financial.. WorldNews - Published
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s semi-official Fars news agency says two lawmakers have been arrested for unspecified actions described as “disrupting” the country’s car market. The report says the.. Seattle Times - Published
As New Zealand lawmakers vigorously debated fuel prices in parliament this week, speaker Trevor Mallard called for order while feeding baby Tūtānekai his bottle. Reuters - Published Also reported by •Reuters India
(MENAFN)South Sudan has finally passed the USD1.6 billion fiscal budget after delaying it earlier because of failure to pay salaries of civil servants.Lawmakers decided to pass the... MENAFN.com - Published
Human rights advocates urged New Zealand lawmakers on Wednesday to drop restrictions on the intake of Middle Eastern and African refugees, saying the policy undermines the character of a nation praised.. Reuters India - Published
Washington, Aug 20 (IANS) Democratic Congresswoman Ilhan Omar, one of the American lawmakers who recently got barred from entering Israel, has urged the US government to set conditions on economic and.. Sify - Published
Karnataka's over three-week-old BJP ministry was expanded on Tuesday with the induction of 17 legislators, including one Independent, as Cabinet ministers at a simple ceremony in Bengaluru.
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The analysis comes amid widespread criticism of Trump`s racially charged comments about four minority women lawmakers and the fallout from a mass shooting of Hispanics in El Paso, Texas, that many.. Zee News - Published
*Washington:* US lawmakers blasted an Israeli move to block the visit of two American Democratic Congresswomen following President Donald Trump's tweet. Israel's Interior Ministry reportedly announced.. Mid-Day - Published
Congress should move quickly with an $8 billion sale of F-16 fighter jets to Taiwan as the self-ruled island faces pressure from China's increased military presence in the region, leading U.S... Reuters India - Published
Senator Lindsey Graham and Representative Hal Rogers urged President Donald Trump on Friday to drop planned "sweeping and indiscriminate" foreign aid cuts, joining a chorus of lawmakers opposing what.. Reuters India - Published
Veteran British lawmakers from the ruling Conservative and opposition Labour parties have both said they would be willing to lead an emergency government to halt a no-deal Brexit, the leader of the.. Reuters India - Published
The leader of the opposition Labour Party, Jeremy Corbyn, said lawmakers who oppose his proposal to lead an emergency government should consider the threat posed to Britain by a no-deal exit from the.. Reuters India - Published