Tag archive for ‘Washington D.C.’
By nsnbc On Monday, January 16th, 2017

Oman Agreed to Accept 10 Guantanamo Inmates from the USA

nsnbc : Oman agreed to accept ten inmates from the United States’ notorious prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. The decision was made only days before U.S. President Barack Obama will leave office and President-elect More...

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By nsnbc On Saturday, January 14th, 2017

Trump Promises Report on Hacking Within 90 Days – Blasts CNN For Fake News

nsnbc : Twitter savvy U.S. President-elect Donald Trump promised a report on alleged Russian hacking and its implications  within 90 days – meaning within 90 days after he has been sworn in as President. In More...

US President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle during Obama's farewell speech.
By nsnbc On Saturday, January 14th, 2017

US House of Representatives About to Repeal Obamacare

nsnbc : The U.S. House of Representatives, on Friday, voted to initiate steps toward repealing Obamacare. The decision to at least partially repeal the health care act followed a Senate vote on Thursday. US President More...

By nsnbc On Wednesday, January 11th, 2017

US Wants Syrian Kurds Included in Peace Talks: Mark Toner

nsnbc : U.S. States Department spokesman Mark Toner noted on Tuesday that Syrian Kurds should be party to any Syrian peace talks. The statement was made as preparations for talks in Astana aimed at restarting a More...

By Susanne Posel On Tuesday, January 10th, 2017

Sen Warren Warns Against Trump’s Anti-Public Education Nominee

Susanne Posel (OC) : Ahead of the flurry of confirmation hearings on president elect Donald Trump’s picks for his cabinet the Republicans are trying to squeeze into a few days, Senator Elizabeth Warren wrote More...

By nsnbc On Sunday, January 8th, 2017
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Trump Accepts US Intelligence on Russian Hacking: Reince Priebus

nsnbc : Reince Priebus, the Chief of Staff of U.S. President-elect Donald Trump stated that Donald Trump accepts the U.S.’ intelligence community’s conclusion that Russia engaged in cyber attacks affecting More...

By Susanne Posel On Saturday, January 7th, 2017
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3 Contractors Sue Trump’s DC Hotel for $5M in Unpaid Work

Susanne Posel (OC) : Donald Trump’s DC hotel is now drowning in $5 million of unpaid debt and the contractors that have yet to be paid for their work have filed a lawsuit against the president elect’s Trump More...

By nsnbc On Friday, January 6th, 2017

US Designated Osama Bin Laden’s Son Hamza A Special Designated Global Terrorist

nsnbc : The U.S. State Department (DoS) announced that the United States has designated Hamza bin Laden, a son of Osama bin Laden, as a special designated global terrorist. The DoS, on Thursday issued a statement, More...

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By nsnbc On Sunday, January 1st, 2017

UN Security Council Adopted Syria Ceasefire Brokered by Russia and Turkey

nsnbc : The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) on Saturday, Dec. 31, 2016, unanimously adopted a resolution welcoming the ceasefire in Syria, brokered by Russia and Turkey. UNSC (archives) The Council unanimously More...

By Christof Lehmann On Friday, December 30th, 2016

What The Hack: US Imposes Sanctions on Russia – Moscow Won’t Retaliate

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : The U.S. State Department announced a number of sanctions including the expulsion of diplomats against Russia. The announcement was made following the publication of a joint Department More...