Government And Politics

Trump signs surveillance law after confusing tweets

Jan 19, 2018

President Donald Trump has signed a bill into law to renew a foreign intelligence surveillance program

Crunch time: What Amazon wants for its new HQ

Jan 19, 2018

Crunch time: What Amazon wants from the cities vying to make the cut

Honduran congressman indicted in US for drug trafficking

Jan 19, 2018

A Honduran legislator has been charged in U.S. federal court with participating in a drug trafficking conspiracy and related weapons offenses

Mattis says US competitive warfighting edge has eroded

Jan 19, 2018

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis is laying out a broad new defense strategy, and he's warning that all aspects of the military's competitive warfighting edge have eroded

Turkey faces balancing act amid border offensive in Syria

Jan 19, 2018

As Turkey threatens a bloody confrontation with a U.S.-backed Kurdish militia in the main Syrian Kurdish enclave in northwestern Syria, it faces the challenge of maintaining its old alliance with Washington and reinforcing a new rapprochement with Moscow

Quarles lays out road map for bank regulations

Jan 19, 2018

Fed's top bank regulator says he wants to focus on efficiency and simplicity in bank rules

Minnesota's failed bid for Amazon stays under wraps

Jan 19, 2018

Minnesota's failed bid to land Amazon's second headquarters will stay under wraps _ at least for now

What won't get done during a government shutdown

Jan 19, 2018

There's plenty that won't get done if hundreds of thousands of federal employees are barred from working until Washington reaches a budget agreement

Trump, Theresa May to meet on sidelines of Davos summit

Jan 19, 2018

President Donald Trump will hold a formal meeting with British Prime Minister Theresa May next week on the sidelines of the Davos summit

French prison guards protest, 2 attacked by inmates

Jan 19, 2018

The French justice ministry says two prison guards have been attacked in Corsica by inmates amid widespread national protests by guards over working conditions

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