Republicans rush to shut borders to Syrian refugees

...Syrians facing brutality in their home country. Some Democrats and refugee advocates likened the GOP reaction to the U.S. government turning away Jews fleeing Nazi Germany and placing Japanese in internment camps during World War II.The emotions...
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Park halts cable project

...Kataguni Island, within the waters of the park, states: "Cable Area."In the first half of the 20th century, the U.S. government and telecommunications companies strung copper telephone lines between Juneau and the northern end of Lynn Canal...
State part of an agreement their nations have with the U.S. government allowing them to work and live in the country. They...discrimination. For Native Hawaiians, some of whom see the U.S. government as an occupier since a group of mainlanders overthrew...
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Thunder Mountain High School October student recognition

...compassionate and a strong leader in our community!""Deanna is amazing and I am so honored to have her in my U.S. government class this semester," Sheakley-Early said. "Deanna is a part of Teen Council and has spent much of her past...
Chinese cyberattacks on US companies continue

...with the United States, according to a newly published analysis by a cybersecurity company with close ties to the U.S. government.The Irvine, California-based company, CrowdStrike, says it documented seven Chinese cyberattacks against U...
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EPA says Volkswagen cheated a 2nd time on pollution tests

...Volkswagen emissions scandal widened Monday when the U.S. government accused the German automaker of cheating for a second...responsible for the computer code that let the cars trick U.S. government emissions tests. On Monday, analysts said the latest...
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US official: Congress shouldn't control tribal recognition

...trace their first attempts to the 1860s, when the related Pembina Band of Chippewa Indians signed a treaty with the U.S. government.In 1892, when the government created a commission to negotiate land for some Chippewa, Chief Little Shell refused...
State would improve Internet security. Participation is voluntary and companies have long been reluctant to tell the U.S. government about their security failures."Passing the bill will have no effect on improving cybersecurity," said Alan Paller...
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Law student sues CIA over data on Salvadoran Army officer

...and served as a commander of troops. It claims he adhered to a counterinsurgency strategy that was supported by the U.S. government.It also claims he helped block humanitarian aid to areas thought to be occupied by guerrillas, and set up ?Äufree-fire...
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Marijuana pesticide flap brings consumer lawsuit in Colorado

...over what chemicals should be allowed in the cultivation of pot and leaves the plaintiffs facing a dilemma: The U.S. government still regards almost all marijuana as an illicit drug and there are no federal safety guidelines for growing it...


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