Yesterday, President Donald Trump nominated Sam Clovis—a climate skeptic with no science background—as the US Department of Agriculture’s “chief scientist.” A former Trump campaign advisor and conservative talk radio host, Clovis will...Show More Summary
How is today different from all other days? Spicer out, a new sheriff in the comms department, and Sarah Huckabee Sanders turning on the idiot box!
Two Democratic senators asked the Treasury Department earlier this year to investigate whether the White House's new communications director, Anthony Scaramucci, attempted to violate US sanctions on Russia. Scaramucci is a cofounder of SkyBridge Capital, an investment firm that manages some $12 billion. Show More Summary
On July 11, the Department of Homeland Security delayed the International Entrepreneur Rule, six days before it was set to go into effect, until March 14. The DHS had approved the Obama-era rule, intended to make it easier for foreign...Show More Summary
Is the Donald Trump administration reassigning employees who speak out on the dangers of climate change? Joel Clement, former Office of Policy Analysis director at the Department of the Interior (DOI), seems to think so. He penned an...Show More Summary
Dennis Rodman will be disappointed to learn that the US is set to ban all citizens from traveling to North Korea, according to two agencies that operate tours there. Koryo Tours and Young Pioneer Tours said the ban would be announced on 27 July to come into effect 30 days later, the BBC reported. Show More Summary
More than 80 organizations will lose Obama-era grants from the US Department of Health and Human Services.
Exxon Mobil Corp. must pay a $2 million fine for showing "reckless disregard" for US sanctions on Russia while Secretary of State Rex Tillerson was the oil giant's CEO, the Treasury Department said Thursday. Exxon sued the US government to stop the fine. The Treasury said that Exxon violated sanctions...
The US Department of the Interior pulled two climate-change experts expected to participate in a tour of Glacier National Park with Mark Zuckerberg, just days before the Facebook CEO arrived, The Washington Post reported. The employees...Show More Summary
The family of former FBI agent Robert Levinson has met with State Department officials about efforts to locate him more than a decade after he disappeared in Iran. That's according … Click to Continue »
You are now free to fly with your laptop onboard US-bound flights from the Middle East. The US Department of Homeland Security (DHS), it seems, is satisfied with a series of recently adopted "enhanced security measures". More » ...
All 180 airlines serving the United States have taken the security steps needed to avoid being forced to implement inflight bans on laptop computers, the Department of Homeland Security said Thursday. But the more intense inspections...Show More Summary
(National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine) With growing risks to the nation's electrical grid from natural disasters and as a potential target for malicious attacks, the US Department of Energy (DOE) and the US Department...Show More Summary
The United States on Thursday hit oil giant ExxonMobil with a $2 million fine for violating Ukraine-related sanctions, at a time when Secretary of State Rex Tillerson was still in charge of the company. The Treasury Department said Exxon...Show More Summary
The US Treasury Department announced Thursday it has imposed a $2 million fine against ExxonMobil for breaching sanctions against Russia stemming from its incursion into Ukraine during now-Secretary of State Rex Tillerson’s tenure as the oil giant’s CEO. The Treasury Department says the violations occurred in 2014, when two Exxon subsidiaries signed eight legal documents […]
The Treasury Department has fined the oil and gas giant Exxon Mobil $2 million for violating US sanctions on Russia — and the violations occurred while Secretary of State Rex Tillerson was CEO of the company. The Treasury said that Exxon...Show More Summary
(Burness) The nonprofit International Partnership for Microbicides (IPM) announced today that it has received a £12 million (US$15.6 million) award over four years from the United Kingdom government through the Department for International...Show More Summary
Fewer Americans applied for jobless aid last week, as the number of people seeking benefits remains near historic lows indicating a robust job market. The Labor Department said Thursday that … Click to Continue »
By Brian Levin, Professor, Department of Criminal Justice and Director, Center for the Study of Hate & Extremism, California State University San Bernardino. Muslim women hold signs to express opposition to hate crimes and rhetoric. AP Photo/Seth Wenig Hate crimes against Muslims have been on...
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