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

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Volkswagen emissions scandal widened Monday when the U.S. government accused the German automaker of cheating for a second time. Although VW denied the charge, it faced the prospect of steeper fines...
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US official: Congress shouldn't control tribal recognition

BILLINGS, Mont. - A Republican proposal to let only Congress decide whether American Indian tribes deserve federal recognition threatens the legitimacy of hundreds of tribes and would add delay to what was long a broken system, an Obama administration official said Wednesday.
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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Scottish prosecutors: 2 Libyans are Lockerbie bomb suspects

...been charged with in Libya are unrelated to the bombing.Dornstein said it's heartening to know the Scottish and U.S. governments are pursing the bombing suspects, a task he acknowledged isn't easy given the state of affairs in Libya."I...
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Brother of US journalist condemns 'cruel' detention in Iran

...Tuesday and called on the U.S. government to take "any appropriate actions...Josh Earnest said Tuesday the U.S. government has not heard of Rezaian' happen then I think the (U.S.) government should take any appropriate...
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