Tag archive for ‘Washington D.C.’
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By nsnbc On Tuesday, February 14th, 2017

Trump Security Adviser Flynn Resigned – Libya Mastermind Stavridis Discussed as Replacement

nsnbc : U.S. National Security Adviser Michael Flynn resigned Monday night after reports over whether he discussed American sanctions against Russia in phone calls with a Russian diplomat before President Donald More...

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By nsnbc On Saturday, February 4th, 2017

US Federal Judge in Washington State Temporarily Blocked Travel – Immigration Ban

nsnbc : A U.S. federal judge in Washington state has temporarily blocked the nationwide travel and immigration ban for people from Iran, Iraq, Syria, Libya, Yemen, Somalia and Sudan. Washington Attorney General More...

By nsnbc On Wednesday, February 1st, 2017

Geneva Talks on Syria Could Start February 20: De Mistura

nsnbc : The United Nations Special Envoy for Syria, Staffan de Mistura, said he hopes that the Geneva Talks on Syria will be restarted on February 20. The talks were initially scheduled for February 8. The talks More...

By nsnbc On Tuesday, January 31st, 2017

Trump Fires Acting Attorney General for Refusing to Implement Executive Order on Immigration

nsnbc : US President Donald Trump fired acting Attorney General Sally Yates for refusing to implement his executive order on extraordinary vetting of seven countries known for their presence of terrorists and religious More...

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By Christof Lehmann On Sunday, January 29th, 2017

Trump & Putin Agree on Combating Terrorism – US President Calls World Leaders

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : U.S. President Donald Trump made phone calls to several world leaders including his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin, French President Fancoise Hollande, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, More...

Trump stressed the measures are not anti-Muslim but aimed at extreme vetting of immigrants of people travelling to the USA from countries with a significant presence of terrorists.
By nsnbc On Sunday, January 29th, 2017

Federal Court Temporarily Suspends Sections of Trump’s Executive Order on Immigration

nsnbc : A U.S. Federal Court intervened and temporarily suspended parts of President Donald Trump’s executive order limiting immigration to the U.S. from seven countries. The executive order led to widespread More...

Trump: ‘I’d bring back a hell of a lot worse than waterboarding.’ Reuters/Jonathan Ernst
By nsnbc On Saturday, January 28th, 2017

Will Donald Trump bring back torture? Foreign leaders might need to step up to stop him

Vincent Charles Keating (TC) : The swearing in of Donald Trump on January 20 has ushered in a new era for the United States. On his fifth day in office, the president is reported to be considering reopening the More...

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By Ellen H. Brown On Friday, January 27th, 2017

How to Cut Infrastructure Costs in Half

Ellen H. Brown (nsnbc) : Americans could save $1 trillion over 10 years by financing infrastructure through publicly-owned banks like the one that has long been operating in North Dakota. President Donald Trump More...

US Congress members issued calls for new sanctions against Venezuela. (Archive)
By nsnbc On Tuesday, January 24th, 2017

US Congress Mulls New Sanctions against Venezuela over Alleged Food Corruption

Lucas Korner (VA) : US congress members on both sides of the aisle have issued calls for new sanctions against top Venezuelan food ministry officials over corruption allegations.  US Congress members issued calls More...

By nsnbc On Monday, January 23rd, 2017

Trump Signed Three Executive Orders on TPP, Federal Hiring and Abortion

nsnbc : U.S. President Donald Trump signed three additional executive orders on withdrawing the USA from the Tran pacific partnership (TPP), on freezing federal hiring with the exception of the military and on limiting More...