The US Department of Defense, Navy, inform that Vigor Shipyards Inc., Seattle, Wash., is being awarded a $30,703,417 cost-plus-incentive-fee, cost-plus-award-fee
At the same time the US State Department is relaxing entry requirements to visa applicants with Islamist terrorist connections, and reassuring President Putin of Russia that any sanctions against travel to the US placed upon those responsible...Show More Summary
U.S. Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women's Issues Catherine Russell delivers remarks at the Secretary of State’s International Women of Courage Award Ceremony at the U.S. Department of State in Washington, D.C., on March 4, 2014. [State...Show More Summary
A beef recall from earlier this year has reportedly spread across 35 states. According to the US Department of Agriculture (USDA), the recalled beef from a California meat producer may have reached 35 states and Guam. An earlier report by The Inquisitr stated that Rancho Feeding Corp., of Petaluma, a Northern California firm, has voluntarily... Show More Summary
The US State Department’s spokesperson, Jen Psaki, affirmed in Friday’s press conference that the US recognizes Israel as a “Jewish State” but that this is not a precondition in peace talks between Israel and the Palestinians and stressed that the Israelis and Palestinians are free to decide what they will finally agree to. Psaki was […]
It might soon be much easier for all of us to become a little more Christ-like, if only in the “being able to turn water into wine” department. As you’ll see in this infomercial/informational video (seriously though, why is there a fireplace in the background? weird vibes), a tech entrepreneur and a wine expert have [...]
As we reported yesterday, after getting permission to cross the Bosphorus, the guided-missile destroyer USS Truxton departed the Greek port of Souda Bay on its way to the Black Sea. As of a few hours ago, it is already there. Sky News...Show More Summary
In the United States, we always here feminists, women advocates and some politicians quote a US Department of Labor statistics which states that women earn $.77 for every dollar a man makes. Well the folks at TopManagementDegrees.com...Show More Summary
Morning Money Memo… The Labor Department says 175,000 new jobs were created in February, more than expected, and good news for Wall Street investors. Stock futures jumped on the news. The US unemployment rate rose slightly to 6.7 percent. January’s job creation estimate was also...
As previously reported, in the wake of Article 3 of DOMA being defeated before the US Supreme Court, the US Treasury Department announced that it would allow same-sex couples to file their taxes jointly with the IRS regardless of whether...
A US guided-missile destroyer is en route to the Black Sea but naval officials said Thursday it was a “routine” deployment that was planned before the crisis unfolded in Ukraine. The USS Truxtun departed the Greek port of Souda Bay ...
The Navy informs that the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer 'USS Truxtun' (DDG 103) has departed Souda Bay, Greece, en route to conduct combined
Yesterday we reported that with the US aircraft carrier, CVN-77 George H.W. Bush, anchoring in Piraeus, Greece, an unnamed US warship had been granted permission by Turkey to cross the Bosphorus and enter the Black Sea. There was speculation it may be the carrier itself, even though such a crossing would be forbidden by the Montreaux Convention. Show More Summary
Just recently, we wrote about how the Department of Homeland Security's (DHS) Customs and Border Patrol (CBP) has been increasingly detaining and harassing people at the border (or near the border) under highly questionable circumstances -- and then refusing to comment on any of it. Show More Summary
For the second time in two days, the Miami Police Department has given us a look at Justin Bieber peeing. Earlier this week, fans were treated (?) to surveillance video footage of Bieber taking a urinalysis test that eventually cameShow More Summary
By James Picerno: Private nonfarm payrolls in the US are projected to increase 137,000 (seasonally adjusted) in tomorrow’s February update from the Labor Department, according to The Capital Spectator’s median econometric point forecast. Show More Summary
The US Department of Transportation (DOT) has sanctioned around $2.5bn in funds for around 26 rail, bus rapid transit (BRT), and streetcar projects across 16 states, under President Obama’s Fiscal Year 2015 budget.
The association for professional foreign service officials is planning on filing suit against the State Department if the department does not provide, by close of business tomorrow, the release of standard “Certificates of Demonstrated Competence” that State fills out for each Ambassadorial nominee. This move...
The US Department of Energy (DOE) will host a town hall meeting on March 6, 2014 at 5:30 PM (MT) at the Walter Gerrells Performing Arts Center in Carlsbad, NM. Representatives from the DOE headquarters and from the Carlsbad Field Office will provide an information update on recovery activities at the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant. Show More Summary
Debo P. Adegbile was nominated by Obama to lead the DOJ’s Civil Rights Division. The US Senate filibustered President Obama’s pick to lead the Justice Department’s civil rights division. Seven Democrats joined Republicans in arguing against Debo P. Adegbile. The … Continue reading ?