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Women Attending Thai Festival Warned to Dress Modestly or Else They Risk Sexual Assault Says Government

Authorities have launched campaigns about the risks that women may face at the Songkran festival which celebrates the Thai New Year.

Budget Bill Calls Out Administration First Class Travel – But Doesn’t Do Aythin

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

Leading AIDS researcher selected as new CDC director

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...

Microsoft bullish on Congress' inclusion of CLOUD Act in funding bill

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.

AT&T And Time Warner: Why Cord-Cutters Could Get Screwed Either Way

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

Zimbabwe signs $4.2bn Platinum deal With Pouroulis's Karo

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

Greenland's courting of China for airport projects worries Denmark

26 minutes agoNews : Reuters: World News

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.

Freedom Caucus: Just Say No to Omnibus Spending Bill

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.

Pressure mounts on Macron over arms sales to Saudi Arabia, UAE

43 minutes agoNews : Reuters: World News

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.

DC: Freedom Caucus Chairman Rips Gateway Funding: Trump Campaigned on a Wall, Not a Tunnel

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.

Trump’s plan to slash EPA, clean energy funding gets the cold shoulder from Congress

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 […]

Slovak president appoints cabinet let by Pellegrini

52 minutes agoLocal Interest / France : France 24

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

Blockbuster antitrust trial over AT&T, Time Warner merger begins

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…

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.”

Bolton Appeared In a Russian Gun Rights Video

“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 [...]

The Omnibus Spending Bill Is a Fiscal Embarrassment: New at Reason

1 hour agoNews : Reason

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

China vows to defend its interests if Trump imposes trade sanctions

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...

Servers’ Tips Cannot Be Kept by Restaurant Managers, According to New Trump Budget

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

Congress to Vote on 2,232 Page Spending Bill Before Ink Is Dry

More than halfway through fiscal year 2018, Congress still can’t fund the federal government in an orderly and timely manner.

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