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Aid for millions caught in US-Palestinian row: UN agency

The head of the United Nations agency for Palestinians said Friday the US decision to freeze of tens of millions of dollars in aid resulted from diplomatic disputes rather than the agency's performance. The US State Department this week...Show More Summary

Trump administration cites questionable data on immigration and violence against women

President Donald Trump has long said that illegal immigration makes the United States less safe. And the Justice Department and the Department of Homeland Security said they published figures on … Click to Continue »

Department of Education OKs New York's plan under new law

The United States Department of Education has approved New York's plan to comply with the new federal education law. The New York plan was among 11 state plans approved by … Click to Continue »

The Road Ahead: the State Department Confronts the Opioid Crisis

Our nation’s opioid epidemic has impacted far too many of us across the United States, and I intend to do my part in reversing this awful trend.

‘Your Visa Is Approved,’ They Were Told. And Then It Wasn’t.

4 days agoNews : NYTimes: News

The State Department notified hundreds of Yemenis they could enter the United States, but when the travel ban went into effect, they were rejected.

Raising a Kid Costs How Much? Ways to Whittle Down the Costs of Parenthood

You may have heard that the cost to raise a child to the age of 18 have surged to a staggering $233,610. That’s according to the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), who has meticulously tracked the prices of everything from housing to healthcare and childcare throughout the years. Show More Summary

Government Report: 73% of All Terrorism Related Offenders Over Last 15 Years were Foreign Born

Donald Trump told US Border Patrol Radio that refugees to the United States will launch attacks in the US. Trump was right. A new report by the Department of Homeland Security found that 73% of terrorism related offenses in the last 15 years were by foreign born residents. Show More Summary

BUSTED: Trump’s DOJ used skewed terrorism data to push anti-immigration agenda

4 days agoNews : The Raw Story

On Tuesday, the Department of Justice and Homeland Security released a report claiming that three quarters of people who committed acts of terror in the United States between September 11, 2001 and the end of 2016 are foreign-born — but that data is likely skewed. As The Intercept‘s Trevor...

U.S. withholds $65 million in Palestinian aid after Trump threat

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States will give a U.N. agency $60 million in aid for Palestinians refugees but withhold a further $65 million for now, the State Department said on Tuesday, as the Trump administration carried out a threat it made two weeks ago to cut funding.

DHS Is Planning To Arrest Sanctuary City Leaders

Having been grilled by Democratic lawmakers over her recollections of a White House meeting in which President Trump described some poor nations sending immigrants to the United States as "shithole countries," Department of HomelandShow More Summary

Homeland Security chief: Deporting ‘Dreamers’ not top priority

4 days agoNews : The Raw Story

Deporting immigrants who came to the United States illegally as children will not be a top federal law enforcement priority even if lawmakers do not pass a program to protect them, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security chief said in an interview aired on Tuesday. Kirstjen Nielsen, speaking ahead...

New Travel Advisory System From the Department of State of the United States

6 days agoTravel / Air Travel : The Gate

The Department of State of the United States introduced an improved travel advisory system of sharing information on Wednesday, January 10, 2018 with travelers who citizens of the United States — and this systems is designed to provide clear,...Show More Summary

This Is Who They Are

Friday, The United States Treasury Department released 14 new names of Iranian individuals and entities to be sanctioned. The most controversial being the head of the barbaric Iranian judiciary, Sadeq Amoli Larijani. He’s been singled...Show More Summary

US urges caution, warns of possible terror attacks in Kosovo

The United States is warning its citizens to "exercise increased caution in Kosovo due to terrorism" and listed some areas Washington thinks are at increased risk. The State Department warning … Click to Continue »

DOJ picks new environmental protection director

Republican Attorney General Brad Schimel has picked a new director for the state Department of Justice's Environmental Protection Unit. Schimel chose Assistant Attorney General Anna J. Wildeman to head the … Click to Continue »

Trump Is Turning the State Department into a Global Weapons Dealer

In the Trump administration, an agency started to promote peace is now fomenting war. The Trump administration will soon announce its next move in the ongoing assault on diplomacy and human rights currently taking place in the United States. Show More Summary

Vegas Golden Knights ‘strongly dispute’ U.S. Army’s challenge of NHL team’s name

The Vegas Golden Knights issued a statement Thursday in response to a filing the day before by the Department of the Army with the United States Trademark and Patent Office. The Army is challenging the first-year NHL team’s trademark application for its name. Pointing to its use of “Golden Knights” in connection to the U.S. Army Parachute Team […]

Vegas Golden Knights’ trademark battle with the Army still isn’t over

This legal battle may not be over yet. The Vegas Golden Knights aren’t in the clear yet with their team name and logo. The Department of the Army filed another notice of opposition with the United States Trademark and Patent Office over...Show More Summary

US slaps tariffs on Canadian paper imports

The United States hit Canada with yet another round of punitive import tariffs, this time for as much as 10 percent on paper used to print newspapers and books. The US Commerce Department said in a statement late Tuesday night that the...Show More Summary

US to review its probe into Cuba 'attacks' on envoys

The United States is to review how the State Department has responded to alleged attacks on the health of 24 diplomats and family members in Havana, officials said Tuesday. The State Department had come under renewed pressure to form an "accountability review board" as the mystery surrounding the brain trauma suffered by the envoys has only deepened. Show More Summary

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