Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said that Vladimir Putin and the country's Security Council have discussed the work of the Baghdad information center, founded to exchange data and coordinate the fight against terrorism.
According to a statement published on the UN website, Ban Ki-moon and Oman's Deputy Prime Minister for the Council of Ministers Sayyid Fahd bin Mahmoud al-Said on Tuesday exchanged views on the best way to promote peace and stability in Yemen and on upcoming Syria's Donors Conference opening.
Some constitutional conservatives, including Texas Gov. Greg Abbott and Rob Natelson for the American Legislative Exchange Council, have been promoting the idea of getting two-thirds of the states to call for an Article V convention to propose amendments to the U.S. Show More Summary
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio is accepting a panel's recommendations that city elected officials should get raises in exchange for a ban on outside jobs. De Blasio sent a letter to City Council... To view the full story, click the title link.
This article first appeared on the Council on Foreign Relations site. In August 1790, George Washington visited Newport, Rhode Island. That visit occasioned a famous exchange of letters between Washington and the “Hebrew Congregations...Show More Summary
Some serious constitutional conservatives, such as Texas Gov. Greg Abbott and Rob Natelson for the American Legislative Exchange Council, have been promoting the idea of getting two-thirds of the states to call for an Article V convention to propose amendments to the U.S. Show More Summary
The group of heavily armed men that is illegally occupying the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge in Oregon may be linked to ALEC, the American Legislative Exchange Council.
Crossposted from Greenpeace USA: A Koch Industries Lobbyist Took My Phone! The American Legislative Exchange Council's three annual meetings are quite the spectacle. This month, at ALEC's third and final meeting of the year in Scottsdale, Arizona, I had an interesting encounter with a member of ALEC's board of directors. His name is Mike Morgan. Show More Summary
Phoenix Arizona's NBC affiliate KPNX hosted the Center for Media and Democracy's Executive Director Lisa Graves on the December 6 episode of Sunday Square Off to expose the American Legislative Exchange Council's (ALEC) effort to push...Show More Summary
The American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) has suffered the loss of another major corporate sponsor, the Guardian reported Tuesday, with the electric utility American Electric Power (AEP) announcing it will no longer provide the climate change denial group with funding from 2016. Show More Summary
After his rip-roaring speech Tuesday at the Council on Foreign Relations, New Jersey Gov Chris Christie kept pounding away on his message: He is ready to be commander in chief while his opponents are not. He had this exchange with Fox’s Bret Baier on Turkey’s downing of a Russian plane: CHRIS CHRISTIE: First off, speaking […]
Russia and Angola plan to boost information exchange on the level of the countries' security councils to manage new challenges, in particular that of an increased threat of terrorism, the head of Russia's Security Council, Nikolai Patrushev, said Tuesday.
Submitted by Koos Jansen via BullionStar.com, The amount of gold withdrawn from the vaults of the Shanghai Gold Exchange (SGE), which equals Chinese wholesale gold demand, accounted for 45 tonnes in the trading week that ended on 6 November. Show More Summary
This is a guest post by Nick Surgey of the Center for Media and Democracy. Ford Motor Company, despite its much-hyped commitment to the environment, has been quietly funding the American Legislative Exchange Council ( ALEC ), a group...Show More Summary
Ford Motor Company, despite its much-hyped commitment to the environment, has been quietly funding the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC), a group widely criticized for its promotion of climate change denial and for its opposition...Show More Summary
A well-known Idaho rancher is dead after exchanging gunfire with sheriff deputies during an altercation over a bull. The bull had escaped its enclosure just north of the small Idaho town of Council and was in the middle of the highway when it was hit by a vehicle. Show More Summary
The European Union and Liechtenstein signed on Wednesday an agreement on sharing financial account information to improve compliance with international tax laws, the European Council said in a statement.
Following the release today of the National Multifamily Housing Council (NMHC) quarterly apartment survey, I had an email exchange with NMHC chief economist Dr. Mark Obrinsky. I've known Mark for several years, and he has helped me understand the apartment market (and other economic topics). Show More Summary
Tim Cook is joining the CEO Council for Sustainable Urbanization, a group sponsored by the Paulson Institute and the China Center for International Economic Exchanges. The main thrust of the council is to encourage and promote sustainable development in China as the country becomes increasingly urbanized. Show More Summary
The Paulson Institute today announced that Apple CEO Tim Cook is joining its CEO Council for Sustainable Urbanization, run in conjunction with the China Center for International Economic Exchanges. The Council for Sustainable Urbanization was initially formed nearly a year ago and includes 17 CEOs from various companies around the world. The main effort of […]