Tag archive for ‘USA’
Donald Trump_Mar 2017_USA_
By nsnbc On Sunday, March 26th, 2017

After Failure to Overhaul Health Care Tump Goes for Tax Reform

nsnbc : Following at least interim collapse of attempts to repeal and replace the United States’ health care plan, President Donald Trump noted that he will be turning his attention to a major overhaul of More...

IA-407 helicopters are prepped to be shipped to Iraq in 2013. Photo: U.S Army/army.mil
By nsnbc On Friday, March 24th, 2017

Iraq to receive over $22 billion worth of U.S. arms supplies over 12 years

nsnbc : The federal government of Iraq received consent from the U.S. State Department to buy U.S.-American weapons under the umbrella of Foreign Military Sales worth more than $22 billion in a 12 year period. IA-407 More...

Image: US Senator John McCain with members of the so-called "Free Syrian
Army." 2014 archives
By nsnbc On Thursday, March 23rd, 2017

U.S. Support of Syrian Kurds Can Endanger Relations with Turkey: John McCain

nsnbc : U.S. Senator John McCain, who head the Senate’s Armed Services Committee, said the administration of President Donald Trump faces tough decisions on how it should support Syrian – Kurdish fighters More...

Merkel_Trump_Washington D.C._USA_Mar 2017
By nsnbc On Saturday, March 18th, 2017

Merkel’s Visit to Washington – America First But Ease in Trans Atlantic Partnership?

nsnbc : U.S. President Donald Trump and German Chancellor Angela Merkel started their “German Chancellor must visit Washington” visit somewhat awkwardly when Trump wouldn’t shake hands with Merkel. More...

By nsnbc On Wednesday, March 15th, 2017

U.S. Federal Reserve Raises Short-Term Interest Rates by 0.25%

nsnbc : The United States’ Federal Reserve Bank has raised short-term interest rates for the third time since the 2007 – 8 onset of the financial crisis, stepping up the pace of tightening as policymakers More...

By Ellen H. Brown On Tuesday, March 14th, 2017

“Ryancare” Dead on Arrival: Can We Please Now Try Single Payer?

Ellen H. Brown (nsnbc) : The Canadian plan also helps Canadians live longer and healthier than Americans. . . . We need, as a nation, to reexamine the single-payer plan, as many individual states are doing.  — More...

By nsnbc On Monday, March 13th, 2017

New Reusable Sponge Material Could Revolutionize Cleanup After Oil Spills

nsnbc : Researchers at Argonne National Lab have developed a sponge material that could revolutionize the cleanup of oil spills, reduce the adverse environmental effects and make it possible to clean up spills More...

Rex Tillerson_SoS_USA_Mar 2017
By nsnbc On Monday, March 6th, 2017

Trump Signed Revised Executive Order on Immigration and Vetting

nsnbc : U.S. President Donald Trump, on Monday, signed a new, revised executive order, barring travelers from six countries to the United States for a period of three months, and all refugees for four months, More...

By nsnbc On Sunday, March 5th, 2017

Trump May Sign New Executive Order on Extreme Vetting and Immigration

nsnbc : U.S. President Donald Trump is expected to sign a new executive order during the 2nd week of March, reintroducing his extreme vetting and immigration policies, after a federal court overturned a previous More...

A bill calling for a tougher line on Venezuela has passed the US Senate, and will now head to the House of Representatives. (Reuters)
By nsnbc On Saturday, March 4th, 2017

US Lawmakers Pass Resolution Demanding Trump Act on Venezuela

Ryan Mallett-Outtrim (VA) : US Senators unanimously passed a resolution Wednesday urging President Donald Trump to take further action against Venezuelan officials. A bill calling for a tougher line on Venezuela More...