Authorities have launched campaigns about the risks that women may face at the Songkran festival which celebrates the Thai New Year.
The Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2018, which will be voted on today to substantially increase spending on both Republican and Democrat priorities and avoid a government shut down, includes language to subtly call out the Administration's...Show More Summary
A leading AIDS researcher was picked Wednesday to run the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the federal government's top public health agency. Dr. Robert Ray Redfield Jr., who rose to prominence in the 1980s as a top researcher into the emerging AIDS epidemic, has been named to the post...
Now that the CLOUD Act has been added to a U.S. government spending bill, resolution over the government's role in cross-border data privacy may be a step closer to resolution.
If you’ve cut the cable cord, you shouldn’t be rooting for AT&T and Time Warner’s merger to succeed. But then, you might not be much better off if it doesn’t. Let’s assume for a few minutes that the government’s attempt to block AT&T from buying Time Warner isn’t motivated by politics. Read Full Story
JOHANNESBURG - Karo Resources, a company linked to mining entrepreneur Loucas Pouroulis, signed a $4.2 billion platinum investment deal with the government of Zimbabwe in the first significant investment since the downfall of President Robert Mugabe in November. Show More Summary
COPENHAGEN/BEIJING (Reuters) - Greenland is courting Chinese investors and construction firms to help expand three airports, causing concerns in the Danish government that Chinese involvement in the Arctic island could upset its close ally, the United States.
Wednesday evening the text of the over two-thousand page, monetarily massive omnibus spending bill funding over $1 trillion dollars in government spending was released.
PARIS (Reuters) - Two rights groups have given the French government two months to halt weapons sales to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates or face legal action, adding to pressure on President Emmanuel Macron to scale back support of a Riyadh-led offensive in Yemen.
Freedom Caucus Chairman Mark Meadows (R-N.C.) on Wednesday slammed the expected inclusion of funding for a multibillion-dollar rail project in the New York metro region in must-pass government spending legislation.
Lawmakers on Wednesday unveiled a $1.3 trillion omnibus spending bill that would fund the government through the end of September. The legislation, packaged in a 2,232-page document, still needs to pass both chambers of Congress and get President Trump’s signature before Friday at midnight in order to prevent a government shutdown. The spending bill generally […]
Slovakia's president on Thursday appointed a new government led by Peter Pellegrini, whose predecessor had quit in a scandal over the murder of an investigative journalist. "Your responsibility is to fight for public confidence and the trust of our citizens," President Andrej Kiska told Pellegrini after appointing him in front of reporters. Show More Summary
The US government faces off in court Thursday against AT&T and Time Warner in the biggest antitrust case in decades over their bid to merge and create a powerful new television behemoth.
HE’S SCARED: Zuckerberg Says He’s Open to Government Regulating Facebook. “‘I’m actually am not sure we shouldn’t be regulated,’ the Facebook CEO told CNN.”
“Former U.N. ambassador John Bolton recorded a video used by the Russian gun rights group The Right to Bear Arms in 2013 to encourage the Russian government to loosen gun laws,” NPR reports. “The episode, which has not been previously [...]
Republicans are once again proving why they actually deserve the label of the biggest swamp spenders, writes Veronique de Rugy. The latest gigantic omnibus spending bill would fund the government for the remainder of the fiscal year—with a price tag of $1.3 trillion. Show More Summary
The Chinese government vowed Thursday to take "all necessary measures" to defend the country's interests if President Trump targets it after claiming the country is stealing American technology or pressuring U.S. companies to hand it over. "China will not sit idly to see its legitimate rights damaged...
Congress must pass the omnibus bill in order to avoid a government shut down • Protections for tipped workers are included in Congress’s new budget spending bill, set to go to vote in the next 24-48 hours. • The bill expressly prohibits...Show More Summary
More than halfway through fiscal year 2018, Congress still can’t fund the federal government in an orderly and timely manner.