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Federal government contributes $100K to floodplain mapping in Kawartha Lakes

Two projects will contribute to updating and establishing floodplain mapping in the Fenelon Falls South and McLaren’s Creek areas just north of Lindsay....

Federal government contributes $100K to floodplain mapping in Kawartha Lakes

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Pierrefonds-Roxboro denounces ‘lack of support’ by Quebec government over floodplain maps Officials with Montreal's Pierrefonds-Roxboro borough say they are denouncing "the lack of communication and support" by the provincial government over the floodplain maps....
18:48, 07/22/2019

You’re Not Mapping Rats, You’re Mapping Gentrification Where there are people, there are rats. Or, more accurately: Where there are well-off white people, there are complaints about rats. It’s just that two of the country’s biggest newspapers can’t seem to tell the difference....
11:16, 05/24/2019

These Are the 5 Men the Federal Government Plans to Execute The Trump administration said it would resume executions of federal death row inmates, starting with five men who have been convicted of killing children....
23:48, 07/25/2019

Federal government wants a cut of $270M Oklahoma got from opioid manufacturer Oklahoma received $270 million in its settlement with Purdue Pharma, the manufacturing giant behind dangerously addictive opioid OxyContin, but the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services want a portion of the windfall....
16:00, 06/28/2019

Federal government commits $73M to Toronto sewer improvements The funding will bolster $133 million in City funds already committed to reduce the amount of basement flooding over four wards in north-west Toronto....
16:00, 06/10/2019

The federal government cut taxes, but Texas raised mine Dear John: Let me help in my tiny little way to [explain] the economy. The federal government cut taxes. I am retired, so for me it was modest. My city (in Texas) immediately saw an opportunity to raise water rates, the county saw the same opportunit...
15:00, 07/14/2019

Obesity-related pain contributes to opioid use (Reuters Health) - Long-term use of prescription opioids for chronic pain is more common among people who are overweight or obese, a new study finds....
17:32, 06/18/2019

Want to know how the federal government grants disability benefits? It'll cost you. The USA TODAY NETWORK is seeking records that show how decisions are made for millions of Americans applying for Social Security disability benefits.        ...
19:00, 05/02/2019

| WATCH | US federal government to execute inmates for first time since 2003 The United States Justice Department has reinstated a long dormant policy allowing the federal government's use of capital punishment and immediately scheduled the executions for five death row federal inmates. WATCH NOW....
02:16, 07/26/2019

As federal government restores capital punishment, Pennsylvania pushes to end it A mother on a mission: Vicki Schieber's 23-year-old daughter, Shannon, was brutally murdered by a serial rapist in 1998. And for the past two-decades she has dedicated herself to fighting against the death penalty. "His death wasn't going to help us ...
18:48, 07/30/2019

Only the federal government can fix the affordable housing crisis. Where's the pressure? National shortage of affordable housing calls for federal action and resources. There's bipartisan support for proven solutions, so let's get it done.       ...
05:16, 07/31/2019

The federal government might reintroduce grizzly bears to the North Cascades in Washington The US government might reintroduce the grizzly bear to the North Cascades area in northwest Washington and has re-opened the proposal for public comment....
14:32, 07/26/2019

The Federal Government Is Still Trying to Kill Young Activists' Climate Change Lawsuit Climate change, which may actually end us all much sooner than anticipated, will nevertheless have the biggest adverse effect on the generation of kids growing up now. So obviously, the federal government is trying to disappear a lawsuit filed by a g...
03:32, 06/05/2019

Most Americans say low trust in federal government makes it difficult to solve problems A majority of Americans believes low trust in the federal government is a hurdle to solving problems, data from Pew Research Center revealed on Monday....
16:16, 07/23/2019

Supreme Court allows states and the federal government to prosecute a person for the same crime In a 7-2 ruling, over dissents from Justices Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Neil Gorsuch, the justices affirmed the so-called "dual sovereignty" exception to the Constitution's double jeopardy clause....
11:00, 06/17/2019

William Barr orders federal government to revive death penalty The federal death penalty has returned to life after nearly 20 years. US Attorney General William Barr has ordered the Federal Bureau of Prisons to change its policy on capital punishment and execute five death-row inmates convicted of heinous crimes...
11:32, 07/25/2019

U.S. states want federal government to forgive disabled veterans' student loans Attorneys general from 47 U.S. states on Friday called on Education Secretary Betsy DeVos to forgive more than $1 billion of student loans burdening more than 42,000 veterans who became permanently disabled through their military service....
16:48, 05/24/2019

The DOJ will police Apple in the federal government's new tech antitrust push (AAPL) Getty In what's been a tidal wave of potential tech antitrust action, Apple has been added to the list of major tech companies that may soon be investigated by the federal government, according to Reuters. Reuters said on Monday that the Justice De...
09:32, 06/04/2019

India Contributes $5 Million To UN Agency Working For Palestinian Refugees India on Tuesday contributed USD 5 million to the UN Palestine refugee agency and called for ensuring sustained fiscal support for the organisation's work....
21:16, 08/06/2019

Is Netflix bad for the environment? How streaming video contributes to climate change Driving an electric car, choosing train travel or using less plastic — we know there are many things we can do to be less of a burden on the world's environment. But would you be willing to give up on streaming video?...
11:00, 07/11/2019

Rocket Report: SpaceX sues the federal government, Chinese launch failure Enlarge / The Electron launch vehicle is ready to soar. (credit: Rocket Lab) Welcome to Edition 2.01 of the Rocket Report! This week marks one year since the first report. What started as an experiment has grown into something that a lot of people ...
06:48, 05/24/2019

Federal workers’ union rejects government offer, setting up possible strike vote The Public Service Alliance of Canada — the civil service's biggest union — has walked away from talks aimed at reaching new contracts affecting more than 100,000 workers....
17:16, 05/10/2019

Adani coalmine: federal government loses legal challenge on water assessment Australian Conservation Foundation says case shows ministers haven’t scrutinised Carmichael projectThe federal government will have to reassess water infrastructure for Adani’s Carmichael coalmine after conceding in a legal challenge that was lodged ...
03:16, 06/12/2019

Federal government cuts English classes, legal services for migrant children ASSOCIATED PRESS – The federal government has stopped paying for English-language courses and legal services at facilities that hold immigrant children around the country, imposing budget cuts it says are necessary at a time when record numbers...
19:48, 06/05/2019

The Federal Government has waived environmental laws in order to build barriers along the U.S. Mexico border The Federal Government has waived environmental laws in order to build barriers along the U.S. Mexico border. The department of homeland security waived dozens of laws to build or replace barriers at the border. New barriers will go up at Organ Pipe ...
00:00, 05/15/2019

Digital Rights Group Calls for a 'Complete' Federal Ban on Government Use of Facial Recognition Tech Against a backdrop of U.S. government agencies abusing unproven and potentially unjust facial recognition technology, a digital rights group on Tuesday called for a “complete” federal ban on the government’s use of this technology.Read more......
05:48, 07/09/2019

What's Your Favorite Mind Mapping App? For this Hive Five—a best-of-the-best list of apps built from your recommendations and our research—we want to know about your favorite mind mapping tools. What do you use to brainstorm, organize, and collect your thoughts?...
13:00, 08/15/2019

Blues fan is a Stanley Cup away from turning $400 into $100K in unlikely bet A Blues fan was on a business trip in Las Vegas when he noticed the Blues were a 250-1 longshot to win Stanley Cup. Now his $400 can become $100K.        ...
13:32, 05/22/2019

Johnny Manziel already mapping out his XFL future Johnny Manziel — who has had stints in the NFL, CFL, and the AAF — is planning his future in another league: the XFL. The quarterback, known more for his notable moments off the field, told The Houston Chronicle on Saturday he would like to be reunit...
18:16, 06/08/2019

Where can you get the most affordable MBA? Purdue and four schools come in at under $100K When it comes to highly ranked schools where the price tag for an MBA is more affordable, only Purdue and four other schools come in under $100,000.        ...
09:48, 05/05/2019

How to get started with mind mapping apps Welcome to TNW Basics, a collection of tips, guides, and advice on how to easily get the most out of your gadgets, apps, and other stuff. List making and note taking have been digitized to help us keep track of shopping lists, to-do lists, and quick ...
06:00, 06/18/2019

Cities where it's easiest to buy a house for less than $100K 24/7 Wall St. reviewed median home value data from the U.S. Census Bureau to identify where it’s easiest to buy a house for less than $100,000.        ...
12:16, 04/28/2019

Racing pigeon in Indonesia sells for over $100K A racing pigeon in Indonesia was reportedly sold for over $100,000, making it the most expensive bird sale in the country. Indonesia resident Robby Eka Wijaya purchased the male bird, named Jayabaya, to compete in the nation’s popular — and som...
04:32, 07/23/2019

Mapping the human body through paper art – in pictures Berlin-based paper artist Katrin Rodegast has always been interested in human biology, and in collecting old, illustrated science books. So, when science and tech university ETH Zurich asked her to create body parts made out of maps of Zurich, she ju...
15:48, 07/27/2019

Train how to earn $100K a year as an ethical hacker with this $15 course With average salaries ranging into six figures in many areas, a certified professional who knows how to find computer system vulnerabilities and protect them is all but guaranteed a healthy living these days. Join the ranks of the cyber defenders wit...
06:48, 07/19/2019

Scientists Are Mapping the Industrial Hums That Travel Through the Earth Across the U.S., industrial machinery creates a constant underground hum that sends vibrations through the surface of the Earth. Scientists are now mapping that subterranean humming.Read more......
08:00, 04/30/2019

Bail set at $100K for NJ mom who allegedly beat toddlers to death Bail was set Friday for a New Jersey nurse arrested in connection with the deaths of her two toddlers — whose bodies were so badly beaten two years ago that they’d suffered internal bleeding, police said. Jade Spencer, 33, of Bloomfield, was stoic as...
04:48, 08/10/2019

Solution for remotely monitoring oil wells wins MIT $100K The winner of Wednesday’s MIT $100K Entrepreneurship Competition was a startup helping oil well owners remotely monitor and control the pumping of their wells, increasing production while reducing equipment failures and cutting methane emissions. ...
11:00, 05/17/2019

Tattoos without borders: the Ukrainian artist mapping migration She’s inked Florence Welch and her work features in Chanel ads. But for Stanislava Pinchuk, body art is an intimate story of identityIn Ukraine there is a tradition before embarking on a journey. Once all the bags are packed and the last-minute check...
12:32, 05/26/2019

Tableau's latest release steps up mapping game Release 2019.2 of Tableau represents an overhaul of the company's underlying mapping technology. Location and geospatial data is increasingly being combined with analytics for context and mapping tools to aid predictions....
12:00, 05/22/2019

Mapping begins of lands lost to North Sea during stone age Scientists set out to reconstruct submerged Mesolithic landscape of DoggerlandLost at the bottom of the North Sea almost eight millennia ago, a vast land area between England and southern Scandinavia which was home to thousands of stone age settlers ...
11:48, 05/08/2019

China's Meituan Dianping builds mapping service Meituan Dianping , a Chinese online food delivery-to-ticketing firm, has started building a mapping service, with an aim to enter an area currently dominated by Alibaba's AutoNavi and Baidu Maps....
04:32, 08/14/2019

What's behind Great Lakes investment surge? It's a big year for auto industry investment in the traditional corners of the Midwest. Center for Automotive Research monitor Bernard Swiecki delves into why....
02:32, 08/13/2019

Federal watchdog agency recommends removal of Kellyanne Conway from federal office for violating the Hatch Act The report found that Conway violated the Hatch Act by “disparaging Democratic Presidential candidates while speaking in her official capacity during television interviews and on social media.”...
21:48, 06/13/2019

Over 100K illegal immigrants apprehended or turned away in April, CBP reveals More than 100,000 migrants were apprehended or turned away at the southern U.S. border with Mexico in April for the second month in a row, U.S. Customs and Border Protection announced Wednesday....
15:48, 05/08/2019

XPRIZE selects winners of autonomous seafloor-mapping competition Enlarge / Part of the winning team's system. (credit: XPRIZE) The winners of the latest XPRIZE competition were announced on Friday. Sponsored by Shell with a bonus prize from the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), the compe...
13:48, 06/01/2019

Teachers union pays $100K to settle election law case ALBANY — The powerful teacher’s union agreed to pay $100,000 to settle allegations it violated state election law. New York State United Teachers okayed a May 15 settlement with Risa Sugarman, the state Board of Elections chief enforcement counsel, a...
22:00, 05/21/2019

Don't miss: Apollo 11 recalled, mapping galaxies and a space thriller Catch a podcast about the first moon landing, read about the Milky Way’s crowded backyard, and play the part of an AI in a game set on a malfunctioning space station...
09:00, 05/18/2019

Opening Up the Land of Forests, Lakes and Campgrounds The national parks service and some of its provincial counterparts are offering newcomers basic knowledge about camping they likely didn’t bring with them to Canada....
20:16, 07/05/2019

Mapping of Canadian coasts showing where climate change to hit hardest this century A geoscientist has developed fresh maps of coastlines showing where flooding and erosion caused by climate change are likely to inflict maximum damage this century....
15:32, 07/25/2019

Mapping out how Tiger Woods would break Jack Nicklaus’ major record By winning the Masters last month at Augusta National, Tiger Woods has rekindled discussion of whether he can match the record 18 major golf championships Jack Nicklaus won during his legendary career. Woods captured his fifth green jacket and 15th m...
19:16, 05/15/2019

Red Bull F1 team thinks mapping caused poor German GP starts The Red Bull Formula 1 team thinks Max Verstappen and Pierre Gasly's poor German Grand Prix starts were caused by a software mapping issue it needs to sort with Honda...
12:48, 07/30/2019

Tom Brady, Danny Amendola duel in silly $100K bet at Kentucky Derby No naysayers here. While chaos still clouded Saturday’s Kentucky Derby, Tom Brady and his former go-to wide receiver Danny Amendola decided to wager some more at night. The premise was simple: Hit a tiny sign with a miniature football, from abo...
18:32, 05/05/2019

Mapping Notre Dame’s unique sound will be a boon to reconstruction efforts Enlarge / Protective tarps displayed on the roof of Notre-Dame de Paris cathedral, two weeks after a fire devastated it. (credit: KENZO TRIBOUILLARD/AFP/Getty Images) When the iconic Notre Dame cathedral in Paris caught fire last month, people foun...
08:16, 05/14/2019

Updated flood mapping coming to 20 ‘high-risk’ Sask. communities The provincial and federal governments are contributing a combined $1 million to create updated flood mapping for Regina, Saskatoon, Prince Albert and other communities....
21:00, 08/12/2019

Former Nova Scotia chiropractor ordered to pay $100K over anti-vaccination posts Dena Churchill was found to have repeatedly defied requests from the Nova Scotia College of Chiropractors' registrar to stop her anti-vaccination posts....
08:32, 07/05/2019

Dollars in the detail: banks pan for gold in 'data lakes' From sending special offers on restaurants to burger-loving current account holders to selling anonymized credit card records, banks are racing to monetize the huge troves of data they hold....
04:00, 06/21/2019

Scientists Find Dozens of Lakes Buried Far Below Greenland's Ice For decades, scientists working in Antarctica have been documenting subglacial lakes, bodies of water buried miles beneath the ice. They’ve spotted more than 400 of them, and even drilled into a few and found evidence for both living and long-dead li...
20:00, 06/28/2019

Dollars in the detail; banks pan for gold in 'data lakes' From sending special offers on restaurants to burger-loving current account holders to selling anonymised credit card records, banks are racing to monetize the huge troves of data they hold....
23:48, 06/20/2019

Enbridge says gap widening beneath Great Lakes oil pipeline The Calgary-based company said the opening between the pipe and the bottom of the Straits of Mackinac poses "no safety or integrity risk,'' an assessment that state regulators said they couldn't immediately confirm....
02:48, 08/08/2019

Areas of Land Between the Lakes closed to remove debris GOLDEN POND, Ky. (AP) — The U.S. Forest Service says areas of Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area will be closed for several days so crews can clear storm debris. A statement from the agency on Monday says three severe storms with high wi...
02:48, 06/25/2019

20 of the best lakes to visit in Europe: readers' travel tips Highland hideaways, glacial lagoons, alpine watersports and lynx-spotting … our readers have tested the waters and know where to stayThe bluest and clearest of the lakes near Salzburg, you can jump into Attersee and enjoy a wonderful dip. Surrounded ...
07:48, 06/29/2019

Overflowing Great Lakes threaten bird species Trouble is brewing for the piping plover, already one of the Great Lakes region’s most endangered bird species, as water levels surge during a rain-soaked spring that has flooded large areas of the Midwest. (June 17)     &#...
23:16, 06/16/2019

Rare slave-making ant found at Kennedy Lakes N.B. Researchers were looking for a more common ant species at the annual event when they happened upon a nest that appeared to be housing two different species....
03:48, 07/15/2019

Facebook is mapping demographics, human movement, and network coverage to combat diseases Facebook is partnering with organizations to combat diseases using maps powered by satellite imagery, computer vision, census data, and Facebook's own data.Read More...
14:00, 05/20/2019

Starship Technologies raises $40M, crosses 100K deliveries and plans to expand to 100 new universities Starship Technologies invented the category of rolling autonomous sidewalk delivery robots, and to date, the company has made more than 100,000 commercial deliveries on behalf of customers. The milestone comes as Starship adds $40 million in Series ...
10:00, 08/20/2019

Williamsburg’s viral ‘Rainbow Bagel’ store seized over $100K in unpaid taxes The Williamsburg shop known for their Instagram-friendly “Rainbow Bagels” has been shut down for owing more than $100,000 in unpaid taxes. Signs posted on The Bagel Store — the alleged home of the “Original Rainbow Bagel”...
17:32, 07/25/2019

Michigan LGBT charity scammed out of $100K by fake Mariah Carey promoters After a multi-state benefit concert scheme scammed organizations - including a Michigan LGBT group - out of thousands, two men face prison time.        ...
16:00, 05/13/2019

Garmin Forerunner 945 review: Music, mapping, payments, pulse, and incident detection The Garmin 935 was the premier running and triathlon watch two years ago, but its successor improves in nearly every aspect to even beat out last years Fenix sports watch models. It's the ultimate multi-sport watch and sets the bar for all others....
10:16, 05/17/2019

Teams autonomously mapping the depths take home millions in Ocean Discovery Xprize There’s a whole lot of ocean on this planet, and we don’t have much of an idea what’s at the bottom of most of it. That could change with the craft and techniques created during the Ocean Discovery Xprize, which had teams competing ...
15:48, 05/31/2019

Tom Brady and Danny Amendola made a casual $100K bet over a throw after the Kentucky Derby Danny Amendola, Tom Brady's former Patriots teammate, bet the QB he could hit a target with a tiny football.        ...
14:48, 05/06/2019

Non-invasive glucose monitor EasyGlucose takes home Microsoft’s Imagine Cup and $100K Microsoft’s yearly Imagine Cup student startup competition crowned its latest winner today: EasyGlucose, a non-invasive, smartphone-based method for diabetics to test their blood glucose. It and the two other similarly beneficial finalists pre...
12:00, 05/08/2019

Algae bloom that killed three dogs is the same bacteria found in NJ lakes The toxic algae that killed three dogs in North Carolina is the same type of bacteria found in several New Jersey lakes this summer, according to a report. It’s uncertain if the cyanobacteria bloom in the Garden State is of the same strain as the let...
23:00, 08/12/2019

Enbridge seeks court ruling on Great Lakes oil pipeline deal TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — Enbridge Inc. is asking a Michigan court to rule on the legality of an agreement it reached with former Gov. Rick Snyder to build an oil pipeline tunnel beneath the channel linking lakes Huron and Michigan. The Canadian co...
13:32, 06/06/2019

Great Lakes leaders to discuss funding Asian carp project TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — Representatives of the eight states and two Canadian provinces in the Great Lakes region will meet next month to discuss helping fund a federal plan to prevent Asian carp from reaching Lake Michigan. Officials say the July...
14:48, 06/14/2019

Great Lakes water levels surge, some record highs predicted TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — Federal officials predict water levels will surge to record highs in some areas of the Great Lakes over the next six months. A U.S. Army Corps of Engineers report released Monday says the lakes have been rising steadily fo...
12:48, 05/06/2019

Michigan sues Enbridge in U.S., seeks to shut oil pipeline through Great Lakes The U.S. state of Michigan has filed a lawsuit asking for an Enbridge Inc oil pipeline that runs under the Straits of Mackinac in the Great Lakes to be decommissioned, Michigan's attorney general said on Thursday....
12:48, 06/27/2019

More parking, towing crackdown coming to Joffre Lakes, one of B.C.’s busiest parks The Joffre Lakes plan will also look at possible day-use fees or a hard cap on the number of day-use visitors, should "sustainable visitation levels" remain a problem....
13:16, 06/25/2019

Mysterious 'bathtub rings' around Titan's lakes could be made of 'alien crystals,' study says Saturn's moon Titan has fascinated scientists as it contains lakes that have similar features to those on Earth and is the only other celestial object in the solar system to have surface liquid. In areas of the moon where the liquid has evaporated, d...
11:16, 06/25/2019

Aging Enbridge oil pipelines face setbacks over fears of Great Lakes spills WINNIPEG, Manitoba/CALGARY, Alberta, June 9 (Reuters) - F ears about oil spills into the Great Lakes from two aging U.S. pipelines have flared, raising doubts about their future and creating fresh headaches for operator Enbridge Inc and the Canadian ...
10:00, 06/09/2019

RPT-Aging Enbridge oil pipelines face setbacks over fears of Great Lakes spills WINNIPEG, Manitoba/CALGARY, Alberta, June 9 (Reuters) - F ears about oil spills into the Great Lakes from two aging U.S. pipelines have flared, raising doubts about their future and creating fresh headaches for operator Enbridge Inc and the Canadian ...
05:32, 06/10/2019

Scientists recreated the ‘alien crystals’ thought to line the lakes of Saturn’s moon Titan Hanging out on the shores of a lake here on Earth is often a nice, relaxing way to spend an afternoon, but the same most definitely isn’t true on Saturn’s moon Titan. Aside from the incredibly frigid temperatures, scientists now believe t...
15:16, 06/25/2019

Michigan attorney general sues to shut down 66-year-old dual oil pipelines in the Great Lakes LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan attorney general sues to shut down 66-year-old dual oil pipelines in the Great Lakes....
09:00, 06/27/2019

Critics seek to stop Great Lakes pipeline run by company with poor safety habits Environmental groups say Line 5 poses a major threat and is run by Canada’s Enbridge which has a long record of mismanagementA coalition of environmental groups and newly elected Democrats in Michigan are seeking to shut a controversial pipeline thro...
00:00, 06/20/2019

NASA, Great Lakes, Special Olympics, Florida Everglades: Trump announces tweaks to proposed budget President Trump on Monday announced tweaks he’s making to his proposed budget, though it’s unclear how the government would pay for the new spending requests....
20:16, 05/13/2019

‘Negative forces’ at work in DR Congo threaten ‘largely peaceful’ relations across Great Lakes region, says outgoing UN envoy The UN’s outgoing Special Envoy for Africa’s Great Lakes region on Tuesday said countries there had made “important steps towards durable peace and stability” in the last 20 years, resulting in a region that is now “largely peaceful”....
09:48, 04/28/2019

'God has smiled on me': Morehouse grad had $100K in student loans, billionaire will pay it off Elijah Dormeus was graduating Sunday from Morehouse College in Atlanta when he learned a billionaire would pay off his $100,000 in student loans.        ...
20:00, 05/20/2019

B.B. King’s ‘Lucille’ guitar going up for auction, estimated to be worth $80K to $100K Julien’s Auctions announced Tuesday that B.B. King’s black Gibson ES-345 prototype guitar is among the items from his estate that will go up for bid.        ...
15:32, 07/23/2019

Free tampons for students: Boston latest to tackle 'period poverty' with $100K program Boston Mayor Marty Walsh wants to improve menstrual equity for girls in low-income households, many of whom struggle to pay for tampons and pads.        ...
12:48, 06/19/2019

Caretaker's £100k stress claim after 'rows with super-head caused breakdown' A caretaker who alleges he suffered a breakdown after a personality clash with a headteacher who "turned around" a failing school is claiming £100,000 compensation for work-related stress....
02:48, 07/19/2019

Big government vs. small government: Here's how much your state spends on you The average spending per capita varies from as little as $7,430 in one state to nearly triple that amount in others.       ...
07:48, 07/13/2019

18,000 pieces of balloon waste found in Great Lakes: 'When you let go of a balloon, you're littering' "The bottom line is, when you let go of a balloon, you're littering," one volunteer said. Now five states have limits or bans on balloon releases.        ...
11:32, 06/19/2019

20% federal inmates are immigrants, mostly Mexican One-fifth of all federal prison inmates are not U.S citizens, many facing illegal immigration charges, according to new data from the Federal Bureau of Prisons....
15:00, 07/05/2019

US Federal Reserve is 'doing a fine job,' IMF's Zhang says The U.S. Federal Reserve has come under fire in recent months for not lowering interest rates but the IMF's deputy managing director defended the central bank....
06:16, 07/15/2019

What the Federal Reserve Interest Rate Cut Might Mean for You The Federal Reserve is scheduled to lower interest rates this week. What does that mean, and how might it affect your spending decisions?...
23:16, 07/29/2019

Trump Says Federal Reserve 'Doesn't Know What It Is Doing' President Trump compared the Federal Reserve to “a stubborn child” in a pair of tweets on Monday, after the bank opted not to cut interest rates during its two-day meeting last week....
13:16, 06/24/2019

Here’s where the federal parties stand on the carbon tax For the first time in years, climate change and environmental policies are shaping up to be a major issue in the federal election campaign this fall....
04:48, 07/17/2019

About 3,100 federal inmates to be released early under new U.S. law Roughly 3,100 U.S. inmates, including many convicted of drug offenses, will be released early from federal prisons for good behavior under a criminal justice reform law signed last year by President Donald Trump, the Justice Department said on Friday...
20:32, 07/19/2019

The big mistake the Federal Reserve is making right now In the current era of low inflation, it has been the failure to tighten monetary policy when asset bubbles develop that has led to recessions when those bubbles burst....
19:00, 05/03/2019

Here are some of the goofiest federal laws still on the books Woe unto him who makes an unsanctioned visit to his quarantined llama. He could soon find himself up to his neck in federal charges. In America’s early days, the law was fairly simple. The Constitution specifies just three federal crimes: piracy, cou...
22:48, 06/18/2019

Democrats Warn That Federal ‘Red Flag’ Law Would Not Be Enough Congressional Democrats said that a new bill to make it easier for the police to take guns away from people deemed dangerous must be paired with an expansion of background checks....
14:16, 08/07/2019

R Kelly arrested on federal sex trafficking charges R&B singer expected to be taken from Chicago to New York to face charges relating to child pornography and obstruction of justice R Kelly will be charged with racketeering and sex-related crimes against women and girls, in a sweeping New York federa...
07:48, 07/12/2019

Roger Stone Pissed Off a Federal Judge Again As diabolically smart as he is, pro-Trump political hit man Roger Stone certainly does some extremely dumb things. Yet again, his behavior might land him in jail pending a November trial for lying to Congress, obstructing justice, and witness tamperi...
17:48, 06/22/2019

Tucson gets federal grant for electric buses TUCSON – Electric buses may be coming soon to Tucson. Thanks to a $2.6 million federal grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation. Secretary Elaine L. Chao announced the grant Friday, as part $84.9 million in grant money going to several ...
01:32, 07/27/2019

Federal judge blocks new Arkansas abortion ban A federal judge has blocked a new abortion law from taking effect in Arkansas, which aims to ban the procedure statewide after 18 weeks of pregnancy....
07:00, 07/24/2019

AP source: Manafort to remain in federal custody WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort has been transferred to a correctional facility in New York but will remain in federal custody while he faces state fraud charges. That’s according to a senior Justice Department of...
06:00, 06/18/2019

U.S. Supreme Court upholds federal sex offender law The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday upheld the federal government's authority under a 2006 law to require thousands of sex offenders to register with authorities in the states where they live, as the justices ruled against a child rapist convicted in ...
13:32, 06/20/2019

Another federal lawsuit over playoff 'no call' dismissed The last of three federal lawsuits against NFL officials over the failure to call a blatant penalty in January's NFC title game between the New Orleans Saints and Los Angeles Rams has been dismissed by a U.S. District Court judge in New Orleans, leav...
05:16, 07/31/2019

Paul Winfree Under Consideration for Federal Reserve President Trump’s next nominee to the Federal Reserve board may be one of his former domestic policy aides—Paul Winfree—who now oversees economic policy studies at the conservative Heritage Foundation....
14:16, 05/03/2019

Federal judge strikes down Kentucky abortion law FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A federal judge has struck down a Kentucky abortion law aimed at banning a common second-trimester procedure to end pregnancies. U.S. District Judge Joseph McKinley ruled Friday the law would create a “substantial obstacle...
16:48, 05/10/2019

Supreme Court: Federal courts have no say in gerrymandering On its final day before recessing for the summer, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled Thursday states have the power to draw their districts as they see fit, and that federal courts have no say in the matter....
11:48, 06/27/2019

R. Kelly Arrested on Federal Sex Crime Charges: Everything We Know R. Kelly was arrested in on Thursday night for federal sex crimes in two states, with charges including child pornography and obstruction of justice. A federal law enforcement source told......
15:32, 07/12/2019

Federal lawsuit filed to block Ala. abortion ban Abortion providers are asking a federal judge to block an Alabama law that would ban most abortions in the state. (May 24)        ...
20:16, 05/24/2019

Federal US officials question JetSmarter customers JetSmarter customers are now being questioned by the FBI and officials from the U.S. Attorney's office. This follows a CNBC investigation that found JetSmarter's financial losses and concerns about security and drugs on the company's f...
12:32, 04/28/2019

Man charged with impersonating federal agent to be released OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A federal judge in Oklahoma City says the spokesman for a group of armed civilians that patrols the U.S.-Mexico border and who has been jailed on charges that he impersonated a federal agent should be released to a halfway house....
15:16, 06/25/2019

Federal Reserve unlikely to raise rates in 2019 Rest easy: The Fed’s punch bowl isn’t going anywhere. Even if economic conditions improve this year, members of the Federal Reserve agreed that they won’t likely raise interest rates, according to minutes released Wednesday from the Federal Open Mark...
00:32, 05/23/2019

U.S. to Resume Executions of Federal Inmates on Death Row The federal government has not executed anyone since 2003, but the attorney general announced that five inmates will be put to death starting in December....
18:32, 07/25/2019

New encryption powers used at least five times by federal and NSW police Commonwealth Ombudsman calls for Peter Dutton’s ability to censor its reports on the process to be revokedNew encryption powers to seek assistance from tech companies to spy on users have been used at least five times by federal and New South Wales p...
13:48, 07/09/2019

He was a college star, an NBA player, then a federal prisoner. Now, he wants to help others William Bedford, who played for the Suns and Pistons, graduated from Memphis' Manhood University after his prison term. Now, he wants to help others.       ...
12:00, 07/20/2019

R. Kelly has been arrested on federal sex trafficking charges NBC New York is reporting that music artist R. Kelly, long the subject of allegations of abusive and controlling behavior toward multiple women, has been arrested in Chicago tonight on federal charges of sex trafficking. The arrest was reportedly mad...
02:32, 07/12/2019

Ford under federal investigation over emissions certification The inquiry is looking at issues “relating to road load estimations,” including analytical modeling and resistance testing, the company said in a regulatory filing....
10:32, 04/28/2019

Over 1,200 health experts say pharmacare should be in federal election platforms They say comprehensive public medication programs have improved access and reduced costs everywhere they've been implemented and want to keep national pharmacare in Canada from becoming a partisan issue....
16:00, 08/15/2019

Federal Appeals Court OKs Trump’s Abortion Gag Rules In a decision Planned Parenthood called “devastating,” a federal appeals court Thursday ruled in favor of the Trump administration’s family planning gag rule intended to prevent health providers from making abortion referrals or discussing where a pa...
11:16, 06/21/2019

Big Banks Ace First Round of Federal Reserve's 'Stress Tests' The biggest banks in the U.S. have enough reserves to continue lending in a severe economic downturn, the Federal Reserve said in its annual review of large financial firms....
14:48, 06/21/2019

R. Kelly to be taken to NY to face federal charges there, judge orders R. Kelly is going to New York soon, for a hearing on Aug. 2 to face federal sex-crime charges in Brooklyn.        ...
16:00, 07/19/2019

Pakistan Parliament Passes Rs 7.022 Trillion Federal Budget Pakistan's Parliament on Friday gave its nod to the Rs 7.022 trillion federal budget for the fiscal 2019-20, as the ruling party and its coalition partners comfortably defeated the Opposition's move......
15:16, 06/28/2019

Kellyanne Conway violated US law and should be fired, federal watchdog says White House spokesman says the agency’s report that the counselor had violated the Hatch Act was ‘deeply flawed’Follow the latest in US politics – liveA US federal watchdog is recommending that Donald Trump fire one of his most ardent and high-profil...
06:16, 06/14/2019

Elizabeth Warren calls to ban privately run federal prisons Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren on Friday announced a new plan to ban private prisons, alleging the companies behind them are “wringing billions out of federal taxpayers” and sacrificing safety to “boost their bottom line.” ...
08:16, 06/21/2019

Trump orders federal agencies to "streamline" GMO regulations President Donald Trump has ordered federal agencies to streamline their "agricultural biotechnology regulatory process" to make it easier for companies to develop and market genetically modified foods....
11:00, 06/12/2019

US brings back death penalty for federal inmates The US government will execute its first federal inmate in nearly two decades before the end of the year. Attorney General William Barr said the decision was meant to uphold "the rule of law."...
16:16, 07/25/2019

Adani still needs further federal approval despite pre-election green light Work related to groundwater research will need to be signed off as opponents say new government papers show mine is ‘not ready to go’Adani will not be allowed to dig any coal from its Carmichael mine until it gets further federal government approval ...
15:48, 05/30/2019

Former Kennedy, Kavanaugh clerk tapped for federal judgeship LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A 37-year-old conservative Kentucky law professor who previously served as a clerk for a U.S. Supreme Court justice has been nominated to become a federal judge. The White House announced Wednesday that President Donald Trump h...
14:32, 06/20/2019

NYT: Sprint, T-Mobile merger could get federal approval next week Just days after AGs representing ten states filed suit to stop the combining of Sprint and T-Mobile, the New York Times reports the Justice Department is "moving closer" to approval. Doing so apparently hinges on an arrangement, previously reported,....
22:16, 06/14/2019

Judge: U.S. rule change for refugees undermines federal law A federal judge in California has blocked a new rule by the Trump administration to restrict the number of Central American migrants arriving at the U.S. border, just hours after it was upheld in a different court....
06:48, 07/25/2019

Federal judge rules in Rosemont Mine case TUCSON – A federal judge has ruled to overturn the U.S. Forest Service’s approval of a Rosemont Mine open pit project in the Santa Rita Mountains. The ruling blocks Toronto-based Hudbay Minerals from beginning construction on the proposed...
00:48, 08/01/2019

| Biden, in flip, opposes ban on federal funds for abortion Leading US Democrat Joe Biden, facing major pressure from several rivals chasing the party's 2020 presidential nomination, reversed his longstanding opposition to using federal funds for abortions....
08:48, 06/07/2019

No new clues in federal report on motorcycle crash that killed 7 Westfield Transport hired Volodymyr Zhukovskyy despite his driving history. He's charged with killing 7 people in a motorcycle crash in Randolph, NH.        ...
12:48, 07/24/2019

Federal judge keeps UAW lawsuit over plant closings in Ohio YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — A federal judge has ruled that a lawsuit filed by the United Auto Workers against General Motors over the closing of three plants should be heard in Ohio. The Warren Tribune Chronicle reports U.S. District Judge Benita Pearson...
12:48, 05/10/2019

U.S. federal death row inmate challenges January execution Lawyers for one of five federal prisoners scheduled by President Donald Trump's administration for execution have launched a two-pronged legal effort to prevent the government from carrying out the lethal injection slated for January....
16:00, 08/15/2019

Tentative Federal Budget Would Raise Spending by $320 Billion Speaker Nancy Pelosi of California and Steven Mnuchin, the Treasury secretary, are close to a deal to increase spending and raise the government’s borrowing limit....
11:48, 07/22/2019

MTA to hire ex-federal prosecutor to probe overtime abuse The MTA plans to hire a former federal prosecutor to probe the agency’s rampant overtime abuse issues, a source said. The agency is seeking board approval to retain Carrie Cohen, who co-chairs workplace misconduct investigations at the law firm...
21:32, 06/11/2019

Trump reinstates death penalty for federal crimes The Trump administration has reinstated the US government's power to order the death penalty for federal crimes - and has started by immediately scheduling five executions....
12:16, 07/25/2019

The Federal Minimum Wage Doesn't Really Matter Anymore The national payfloor of $7.25 an hour hasn’t been adjusted for a decade, the longest it has ever gone unchanged. Here’s why workers can shrug it off....
05:32, 08/11/2019

Epstein death shifts federal focus to possible conspirators NEW YORK (AP) — Federal prosecutors are turning their attention to possible charges against anyone who conspired with the wealthy financier Jeffrey Epstein in his alleged sexual abuse of underage girls. Two days after Epstein’s apparent suicide...
16:00, 08/12/2019

Mississippi’s six-week abortion ban heads to federal court JACKSON, Miss. — A federal judge who struck down Mississippi’s 15-week abortion ban last year is hearing arguments about a new law that puts the ban even earlier. The law would prohibit most abortions once a fetal heartbeat can be detected, at ...
05:16, 05/21/2019

Federal judge orders FDA to begin review of e-cigarettes A federal judge is siding with public health groups suing the Food and Drug Administration to begin reviewing thousands of e-cigarettes on the U.S. market....
10:00, 05/16/2019

Former federal prosecutor on Alabama law: Abortion will 'clearly' be issue in 2020 In response to the controversy surrounding Alabama's recent law outlawing abortion, Former Whitewater Independent Counsel Robert Ray said that the issue will be a divisive issue ahead of the 2020 presidential election....
12:16, 05/16/2019

U.S. asks federal court to throw out Huawei lawsuit The U.S. government filed a motion on Wednesday asking for the dismissal of a lawsuit by Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei Technologies Co Ltd that claimed the United States had acted illegally when it blacklisted Huawei's products....
18:16, 07/04/2019

US Asks Federal Court to Throw Out Huawei Lawsuit The US government filed a motion on Wednesday asking for the dismissal of a lawsuit by Huawei that claimed the US had acted illegally when it blacklisted Huawei's products....
01:32, 07/05/2019

Jack de Belin loses federal court bid to be reinstated by NRL St George Illawarra star will remain ruled out indefinitely while he answers aggravated sexual assault chargeSt George Illawarra star Jack de Belin has lost his bid in the federal court to be reinstated by the NRL.Justice Melissa Perry ruled on Frida...
01:32, 05/17/2019

Federal prosecutors ask for life in prison plus 30 years for 'El Chapo' Captured Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman should spend the rest of his life in prison plus another 30 years, federal prosecutors wrote in court documents filed Wednesday....
02:16, 07/11/2019

Federal Reserve already concerned over Facebook’s cryptocurrency Libra Facebook’s cryptocurrency Libra hasn’t been launched yet, but it’s already giving the Federal Reserve a headache. “Libra raises serious concerns regarding privacy, money laundering, consumer protection, financial stability,” Fed Chairman Jerome Powel...
00:00, 07/11/2019

Federal Reserve may consider interest rate adjustment, experts say The Federal Reserve begins its two-day policy meeting Tuesday, at the end of which no major rate action is expected -- but some experts think one figure could be adjusted....
06:00, 04/30/2019

Federal court: Trump can’t ban critics from Twitter account NEW YORK (AP) — A federal appeals court says President Donald Trump can’t ban critics from his Twitter account. The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Manhattan ruled Tuesday. A three-judge panel agreed with a lower court judge who said Trump...
12:00, 07/09/2019

‘American Taliban’ to be freed from federal prison this week Infamous “American Taliban” John Phillip Walker Lindh, who abandoned his California home to fight with Osama bin Laden and the Taliban, will be sprung from a federal prison this Thursday. Lindh, 38, will walk out of the Indiana slammer after serving ...
13:00, 05/21/2019

Interest Rates on New Federal Student Loans Will Dip Slightly The rates, which will take effect on July 1, won’t make a big difference in monthly payments. But given the cost of college, one expert says, “this is a bit of good news.”...
15:00, 05/21/2019

Police don't know how a man escaped federal custody, but they say he soon killed a DJ Dallas Jones disappeared in April. His name would pop up two months later after a shootout in Indianapolis, Indiana.        ...
22:16, 06/29/2019

KCR's Federal Front Pitch Gets New Direction From MK Stalin: Sources Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao's efforts to rope in DMK chief MK Stalin for a non-Congress, non-BJP Federal Front, did not go off the way he expected today....
11:16, 05/13/2019

Federal judge blocks Mississippi ‘heartbeat’ abortion law A federal judge on Friday temporarily blocked Mississippi from moving ahead with an abortion law that bans the procedure after a fetal heartbeat is detected, which occurs at around six weeks on pregnancy....
17:32, 05/24/2019

Federal judge blocks ‘heartbeat’ abortion law in Mississippi Washington (CNN) – A federal judge blocked a Mississippi law on Friday that forbids abortion after the detection of a fetal heartbeat, as early as six weeks into a pregnancy. In issuing a preliminary injunction, Judge Carlton Reeves said the la...
15:32, 05/24/2019

Treasury: Federal gov't has spent record $3.7T, widened deficit A new U.S. Treasury Department report says the federal government has spent a record $3.7 trillion so far this year -- the most it's used over the first 10 months of a U.S. fiscal year since the Great Recession....
12:32, 08/14/2019

Supreme Court chips away at federal agency power The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday constrained the power of federal agencies, scaling back a legal doctrine that calls for judges to give agencies deference to interpret their own rules but declining to eliminate it as four conservative justices wan...
10:32, 06/26/2019

Federal workers sue for the right to criticize Trump, political candidates The nation's largest union of federal workers filed a lawsuit against the United States to protect employees' First Amendment rights to criticize President Donald Trump and other political candidates....
02:32, 08/14/2019

Boeing’s Dreamliner Plant Is Said to Face Federal Inquiry A Justice Department investigation of the 737 Max jet has widened to include a 787 factory in South Carolina where The New York Times found allegations of shoddy work and flawed quality control....
21:16, 06/28/2019

House to vote on $15 federal minimum wage Thursday The House of Representatives will vote Thursday on legislation to raise the federal minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2026, more than double the current rate of $7.25 an hour. The legislation, titled the Raise the Wage Act, is unlikely to be picked up b...
19:16, 07/16/2019

Qualcomm Violated Antitrust Law, Federal Judge Rules Qualcomm unlawfully suppressed competition in the market for cellphone chips and used its dominant position to exact excessive licensing fees, a judge ruled in a decision that could shake up the smartphone industry....
05:16, 05/22/2019

U.S. federal judge blocks use of some funds for border wall A U.S. federal judge on Friday blocked the Trump administration's use of $1 billion in funds to construct a wall along the southern border with Mexico, but declined to issue a permanent injunction....
00:48, 06/29/2019

Budget office: U.S. federal deficit will top record $1 trillion The White House Office of Management and Budget says the 2019 federal deficit is projected to surpass the $1 trillion mark -- the highest it's been in years....
14:48, 07/16/2019

Impact of below 1% on federal debt/GDP ratio from Mexico's new oil refinery Mexican ratings agency HR Ratings on Wednesday forecast an impact of below 1% on the ratio of Mexico's federal debt to gross domestic product (GDP) derived from the cost of building the new Dos Bocas oil refinery....
11:48, 05/15/2019

2 Men Make a Federal Case Out of Being Blocked on Twitter by the Notorious AOC Conservative critics of Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez are coming for the New York progressive, saying what’s good for the goose is good for the gander when it comes to being blocked from blocking trolls folks on Twitter....
17:32, 07/10/2019

M.B.A. Students Have Billions in Federal Loans, Data Show Department of Education figures show that roughly 92,800 people who took out federal student loans and graduated with a master’s degree in business administration in 2016 and 2017 together had about $3.7 billion in such loans....
10:16, 08/03/2019

Calgary continuing single-use plastics report despite federal ban Despite the announcement of a federal ban, Calgary is continuing with a scoping report on how to reduce or eliminate the use of single-use plastic items....
19:32, 06/11/2019

Federal prosecutor sits in at Garner administrative trial A federal prosecutor is sitting in on the administrative trial of a New York City police officer accused of killing Eric Garner with a chokehold banned by the department....
11:00, 06/05/2019

Former federal prisons executive to lead corrections agency FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A former high-ranking official for the Federal Bureau of Prisons has been selected to serve as interim commissioner for the Kentucky Department of Corrections. State Justice Secretary John Tilley says Kathleen Kenney will join t...
04:00, 06/03/2019

No decision on Huawei and 5G before federal election call: Goodale Goodale says that's not likely to happen before campaigning begins for the Oct. 21 election, which is expected to get underway sometime in early September....
23:48, 07/30/2019

Federal team looks for clues into New York helicopter crash Federal investigators on Tuesday sifted through the wreckage of a helicopter atop a Manhattan skyscraper and interviewed witnesses, seeking to determine why the aircraft crashed on the roof a day earlier, killing the pilot....
14:32, 06/11/2019

Man accused of school threats now faces federal charges LAWRENCEBURG, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky man facing state charges in connection with school shooting threats is also being charged with federal offenses. News outlets report an indictment filed Thursday outlines seven new charges against 21-year-old Dylan...
10:00, 05/03/2019

Joe Biden Reverses Course on Banning Federal Funding for Abortion (ATLANTA) — After two days of intense criticism, Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden reversed course Thursday and declared that he no longer supports a long-standing congressional ban on using federal health care money to pay for aborti...
21:32, 06/06/2019

Federal Judge Wraps Up Hearings Into CVS-Aetna Deal Two days of unprecedented court hearings on CVS Health’s acquisition of Aetna wrapped up without a firm date for when a federal judge would rule on a Justice Department settlement that allowed the deal....
23:48, 06/06/2019

Federal judge rules Trump’s asylum ban illegal A federal judge has ruled president trump’s asylum ban is illegal. The ban aimed to temporarily bar migrants who illegally cross into the U.S. through the southern border from seeking asylum outside official ports of entry. District Judge Rando...
00:48, 08/03/2019

Upcoming federal election debates need to be more ‘civil’, commission says Televised leaders' debates during the coming federal election campaign ought to be more accessible, more civil and more educational for voters trying to make an informed choice....
12:00, 05/03/2019

Now's not the time for the Federal Reserve to cut interest rates The U.S. economy is already on powerful medication, from the $1.5 trillion tax cut as well as from federal borrowing and spending: Our view       ...
19:48, 07/29/2019

Advocating for federal research funding on Capitol Hill In late March, 29 MIT graduate students, postdocs, and undergraduates traveled to Washington to speak with members of Congress about the need for continued federal investment of science and technology R&D in fiscal year 2020 and beyond. The delegati...
09:32, 04/28/2019

Federal Borrowing Soars as Deficit Fear Fades Borrowing by the federal government is set to top $1 trillion for the second year in a row as higher spending outpaces revenue growth and concern about budget deficits wanes in Washington and on Wall Street....
19:16, 07/29/2019

Federal Reserve cuts interest rates by 0.25% – its first in a decade Fed chief Jerome Powell ‘let us down’, says Trump amid disappointment that rates were not cut harderThe US Federal Reserve has cut interest rates for the first time in more than a decade and signalled its readiness to provide more support as growth s...
17:48, 07/31/2019

Ronaldo rape lawsuit moved to federal court A lawsuit filed in September in Nevada state court accusing Cristiano Ronaldo of rape is being moved to federal court to facilitate contact with Ronaldo, according to the woman's lawyer....
13:32, 06/05/2019

Senators back big jump in federal highway spending A bipartisan group of U.S. senators unveiled a proposal on Monday to authorize $287 billion in federal government spending over five years to maintain and repair the country's aging highways, bridges and tunnels, but Congress still faces the tough ta...
00:48, 07/30/2019

Fake prince sentenced to 18 years in federal prison Colombian native Anthony Gignac, who swindled millions from investors while pretending to be a prince from Saudi Arabia, was sentenced by a federal judge in Miami to 18 ½ years in prison Friday....
21:32, 06/01/2019

Federal judge orders gorilla’s return to Cincinnati Zoo CINCINNATI (AP) — A federal judge has again ordered a California group to return a male silverback gorilla to the Ohio zoo where he was born. U.S. District Judge Richard Seeborg ruled Friday in San Francisco that northern California’s Gorilla F...
13:00, 06/08/2019

Federal authorities: suspect fatally shoots self in Arizona SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Authorities say a suspect is dead after a car chase involving federal agents in south Scottsdale. They say the man fatally shot himself Thursday afternoon. His name and age haven’t been released yet along with informati...
20:16, 08/01/2019

Biden reverses position on federal funding for abortion U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden said on Thursday he no longer supported a ban on the use of federal funds for most abortions, reversing course after sharp criticism from abortion-rights proponents....
19:32, 06/06/2019

Ex-Philly sheriff gets five years in federal corruption case Philadelphia’s longest-serving sheriff is now serving behind bars. Former Philly Sheriff John Green was sentenced to five years in federal prison Thursday for a long running pay-to-play scheme that saw him pocket $675,000 in kickbacks, includin...
21:48, 08/01/2019

Federal court rules Ohio’s congressional map is unconstitutional A federal court on Friday found Ohio’s congressional map unconstitutional, ordering that a new map be proposed by June ahead of the 2020 elections -- and blocking the state from holding another election under the current map....
14:16, 05/03/2019

Embattled Baltimore mayor resigns following federal raids Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh, whose home and offices were raided by federal law enforcement last week amid questions over her financial dealings, abruptly resigned on Thursday, announcing her departure in a statement read by her attorney....
14:32, 05/02/2019

Federal judges declare Ohio congressional map unconstitutional The decision, similar to rulings in other states, comes as the Supreme Court considers whether courts even have a role to play in gerrymandering cases....
15:16, 05/03/2019

ICE to train Florida officers to serve federal warrants LARGO, Fla. (AP) — The country’s immigration enforcement agency has announced a new partnership in Florida to allow some sheriff’s deputies to serve warrants on behalf of the federal government. Immigration and Customs Enforcement said in...
16:48, 05/06/2019

Love-spell extortionist gets 2 years in US federal prison An Argentinian man who ran an international extortion scheme that victimized lovelorn believers in witchcraft has been sentenced in California to two years in prison....
19:16, 05/06/2019

Projects In Appalachian Counties Sought For Federal Funds FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — The Kentucky Division of Abandoned Mine Lands is looking for projects for federal grant money to create jobs and attract industry. The Kentucky Energy and Environment Cabinet said in a news release that up to $25 million is avai...
06:16, 05/06/2019

Federal Reserve must learn to leave the stock market alone President Trump was elected as a Washington outsider and a political and economic disruptor — someone to fight for the people, not his own political donors or Washington lifers. However, when it comes to appointing a member to the Federal Reserve, co...
04:16, 05/05/2019

Senator probing federal backing of loans to Subway franchisees Fast-food chain Subway has raised the ire of a US senator, The Post has learned. US Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto (D-Nev.) is investigating the federal government’s backing of loans to Subway franchisees amid complaints — first reported by The Post — t...
00:32, 05/23/2019

Ontario court upholds validity of Trudeau's federal carbon tax Ontario's Court of Appeal ruled on Friday that Canada's federal carbon tax is constitutional after a challenge from the province's Conservative government, in a blow to efforts to strike down Justin Trudeau's environmental policies....
12:48, 06/28/2019

Alice Rivlin, Authority on Federal Budget, Former Fed Official, Dies Alice Rivlin, the first director of the Congressional Budget Office and a leading authority for decades in Washington budget and policy circles, died Tuesday. She was 88....
12:16, 05/14/2019

Trump wants to kill this federal agency. Democrats blasted the idea. House Democrats called an administration plan to dismantle the Office of Personnel Management — the first elimination of a major federal agency in decades — an act of hostility against the apolitical civil service....
05:16, 05/22/2019

Federal lawsuit filed against Arizona anti-immigrant groups Members of anti-immigrant and anti-Muslim groups known to protest and harass Christian Arizona churches that aid immigrant families on behalf of the federal government were sued Tuesday by a national organization that monitors extremist and hate grou...
17:48, 06/04/2019

Joe Biden says he now supports federal funding of abortion, in second apparent reversal Joe Biden said on Thursday that he supports the repeal of the Hyde Amendment, which bars federal funding for most abortions, after facing criticism this week for his support for the measure....
05:00, 06/07/2019

Minnesota, Nebraska to receive federal funding for opioid treatment The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services announced Friday that Minnesota and Nebraska have been approved for Medicaid demonstrations that will match state funding to improve treatment for opioid use disorder....
15:48, 06/28/2019

Federal prosecutors to fight Boston Marathon bomber's appeal Prosecutors on Thursday will urge a federal appeals court to uphold Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's conviction and death penalty sentence for helping carry out the 2013 attack, which killed three people and wounded more than 260 others....
07:16, 06/27/2019

Thousands of federal inmates to be released under criminal justice overhaul Nearly 3,100 federal inmates will be released from prisons nationwide Friday under the first major milestone of the First Step Act. Deputy Attorney General Jeffrey A. Rosen said the en masse release is possible because inmates’ sentences were lighten...
12:32, 07/19/2019

US Federal Prisons Chief Replaced After Jeffrey Epstein's Suicide US Attorney General Bill Barr announced the replacement of the head of federal prisons Monday in the wake of the shock jail-cell suicide of Jeffrey Epstein as he faced child sex trafficking charges....
04:16, 08/20/2019

Federal prison guard indicted for beating inmate in Texas A former federal prison guard is facing criminal charges for allegedly beating an inmate at an East Texas facility and then falsifying a report about it....
14:48, 05/02/2019

Texas man accused of abducting girl, 8, faces federal charge FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — A man accused of abducting an 8-year-old Texas girl as she was taking a walk with her mother has been charged in federal court with kidnapping. Prosecutors say 51-year-old Michael Webb appeared in federal court in Fort Worth ...
09:00, 05/22/2019

House approves federal minimum wage hike to $15 an hour Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., holds a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, July 17, 2019. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite) WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on legislation to raise the federal minimum wage (all times loca...
14:16, 07/18/2019

PM Disrespects Federal Structure, Says Trinamool On Cyclone Fani Call The Trinamool Congress has criticised Prime Minister Narendra Modi for not calling Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee to inquire about the ground situation after Cyclone Fani hit the state on Saturday,......
02:16, 05/05/2019

House votes to double federal minimum wage to $15 per hour The Democrat-led House voted to raise the federal minimum wage to $15 per hour, more than double the current rate of $7.25, and the first proposed increase in a decade....
12:00, 07/18/2019

Supreme Court applies limits to federal agency power The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday constrained the power of federal agencies, scaling back a legal doctrine that called for judges to give agencies deference to interpret their own rules but declining to eliminate it all together....
09:00, 06/26/2019

Trump continues to flip Manhattan federal courts conservative President Trump may get the chance to turn the federal courts in Manhattan conservative. Last week, he added two more judges to the 13-judge US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit — making the balance seven liberals to six conservatives. Soon, he...
22:48, 05/12/2019

With federal ban looming, Chinese security cameras still in use at US military bases Chinese-made surveillance cameras are still operating at U.S. military bases and facilities across the country with only a few weeks to go until the devices are to be federally banned....
11:16, 07/18/2019

Federal jury rules against Huawei in trade secrets case DALLAS (AP) — A federal jury in Texas has ruled that Huawei stole technology from a Silicon Valley startup, but it didn’t award any damages. After a three-week trial, jurors determined Wednesday that while Huawei had misappropriated secrets fro...
15:00, 06/26/2019

New federal rule aims to help cover meds for chronic conditions People with heart disease, osteoporosis and depression may be able to save money treating those conditions if their insurance companies decide to opt-in on a new federal rule....
15:32, 07/17/2019

Some federal prosecutors disagreed with decision to charge Assange under Espionage Act The prosecutors feared such charges posed serious risks for First Amendment protections and had other concerns, according to people familiar with the matter....
21:00, 05/24/2019

US Federal Reserve lowers interest rate for first time in over a decade The US central bank cut interest rates for the first time since 2008, citing concerns about the global economy. The move comes amid economic uncertainties amid President Donald Trump's trade wars and Brexit....
15:48, 07/31/2019

U.S. federal agents arrest protesters occupying Venezuelan Embassy U.S. law enforcement officers raided the Venezuelan Embassy on Thursday to oust a small group protesting U.S. policy toward the oil-rich country, paving the way for the diplomatic compound to be handed to the U.S. envoy of opposition leader Juan Guai...
10:32, 05/16/2019

Jussie Smollett wants Chicago's lawsuit against him moved to federal court Jussie Smollett is steadfast on clearing his name of allegations he staged an elaborate hate crime against himself and wants the lawsuit that the city of Chicago filed against him moved from state court to federal court....
12:00, 07/04/2019

UPDATE 1-U.S. asks federal court to throw out Huawei lawsuit The U.S. government filed a motion on Wednesday asking for the dismissal of a lawsuit by Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei Technologies Co Ltd that claimed the United States had acted illegally when it blacklisted Huawei's products....
18:16, 07/04/2019

Federal Reserve cuts interest rates for the first time in a decade The Federal Reserve is cutting its key interest rate for the first time in a decade to try to counter threats ranging from uncertainties caused by President Donald Trump’s trade wars to chronically low inflation and a dim global outlook. The ce...
07:16, 08/01/2019

Joe Biden says he still supports ban on federal funding of abortions, after apparent reversal Biden's continued support of the Hyde Amendment, first reported by NBC News, comes about a month after Biden said that he opposed the amendment....
12:32, 06/05/2019

9 dogs died in a Johns Hopkins lab experiment. Now, a federal complaint An animal rights group has filed a complaint against Johns Hopkins University researchers over a lab experiment where nine dogs had to be euthanized.        ...
11:33, 08/13/2019

Federal prison guard convicted of raping inmate will get new trial A former Metropolitan Detention Center corrections officer accused of raping a female inmate is getting a new trial because prosecutors failed to turn over evidence that could potentially have exonerated him, according to court papers. A jury convict...
11:32, 07/05/2019

Federal judge moves forward on census citizenship question A federal judge will rule on case questioning if the basis of the Trump administration wanting to add a 2020 census citizenship question is discriminatory....
11:00, 07/06/2019

Federal grand jury probes GOP fundraiser Elliott Broidy NEW YORK — A federal grand jury in New York is investigating top Republican fundraiser Elliott Broidy, examining whether he used his position as vice chair of President Donald Trump's inaugural committee to drum up business deals with foreign leaders...
07:00, 07/08/2019

Federal Court approves NetComm acquisition vote in June The NetComm acquisition vote by shareholders will take place next month after receiving the green light from the Federal Court, and following an independent assessment recommending it take place....
00:16, 05/03/2019

Second sex-crimes case against Jeffrey Epstein shows reach of federal law Federal prosecutors in New York say their case stands apart from an earlier Florida case because the crimes were committed in the financier’s Manhattan mansion....
06:32, 07/09/2019

Federal appeals court rules Trump can't ban critics on Twitter President Trump's desire to block critics on Twitter just hit another snag. A federal appeals court in New York has ruled that Trump is violating the First Amendment by blocking people he disagrees with on the social network. Public officials ...
09:00, 07/09/2019

Federal deficit to rise to $900 billion for 2019, highest since 2012: CBO The Congressional Budget Office projected Thursday that the federal deficit would reach $896 billion for fiscal 2019, up $117 billion from the year before....
18:48, 05/02/2019

U.S. House chair says NY law may not be relevant in securing Trump's federal returns The top U.S. House of Representatives Democrat for tax policy suggested on Tuesday that a newly minted New York law giving Congress access to President Donald Trump's state tax returns may not be relevant to his own efforts to obtain the president's ...
18:32, 07/09/2019

Pipelines remain contentious as more provinces opposed federal carbon tax Premiers Scott Moe and Francois Legault find common ground in wanting Ottawa out of what they see as provincial territory, but remain split on pipelines....
15:16, 07/10/2019

Federal Appeals Court Judges Appear to Back GOP Efforts to End Obamacare A federal appeals court panel seemed prone Tuesday to back Republican efforts to kill Obamacare, with judges questioning how much of a mandate President Barack Obama’s signature health care law can be since Donald Trump signed a law ending any penalt...
01:00, 07/10/2019

Federal judge lets Alabama suit over Census proceed BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — A federal judge says Alabama can proceed with its lawsuit trying to block people from being counted in the 2020 Census if they’re living in the country without documentation. U.S. District Judge David Proctor of Birmingh...
12:16, 06/06/2019

R. Kelly faces federal kidnapping, child sex, racketeering charges Less than a day after he was arrested for charges in Chicago, singer R. Kelly was faced with five new charges in New York Friday that accuse him of racketeering, kidnapping and sexual exploitation of a child....
11:32, 07/12/2019

Rapper Kodak Black due in court on federal weapons charges Rapper Kodak Black is due in Miami federal court on weapons charges that prevented him from performing last weekend at the Rolling Loud hip-hop festival, around which several violent incidents occurred....
05:16, 05/15/2019

Federal court: Facebook's facial recognition violates privacy Facebook's facial recognition data, used to identify friends tagged in photos, violates the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act, a federal appeals court ruled Thursday....
07:48, 08/09/2019

Facebook reportedly invites federal oversight of its privacy practices During Facebook's F8 keynote this week, the company repeatedly hammered one idea: the future is private. While its privacy-focus might be flawed, it looks like Facebook is putting its money where its mouth is. According to The Washington Post, t...
13:48, 05/03/2019

U.S. federal court delays adoption of healthcare rule on abortion The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and its opponents in a California lawsuit agreed on Friday to delay implementing a rule that would allow medical workers to decline performing abortions or other treatments on moral or religious ...
22:16, 06/29/2019

No federal charges for New York policeman in 2014 'I can't breathe' death The New York police officer who put Eric Garner in a fatal chokehold during an attempted arrest in 2014, fueling the rise of the Black Lives Matter movement, will not face federal criminal charges, the top federal prosecutor in Brooklyn said on Tuesd...
09:48, 07/16/2019

Crowds protest cuts in federal funding for Brazil schools Tens of thousands have joined in demonstrations across Brazil to protest big cuts in federal funding for public education, the first nationwide rallies organized against far-right President Jair Bolsonaro since he took office Jan. 1...
15:00, 05/15/2019

Federal Prosecutors Don’t Have to Disclose Secret Flynn Transcripts, Judge Says The federal judge’s order means that prosecutors will not be required to make public highly classified conversations between Michael T. Flynn and a Russian diplomat....
01:00, 06/05/2019

E.P.A. Broke Rules in Shake-Up of Science Panels, Federal Watchdog Says The Government Accountability Office found that the administration “did not consistently ensure” that appointees to E.P.A. advisory boards met federal ethics requirements....
12:00, 07/15/2019

Laffer: Federal Reserve shouldn’t be independent from White House Presidential Medal of Freedom recipient Arthur Laffer, an economist who served as an adviser to President Trump’s 2016 campaign, took some shots at the embattled Federal Reserve chairman as he also questioned the body’s autonomy. “The fed shoul...
09:00, 06/30/2019

Federal judge throws out ex-Penn State president’s conviction A federal judge on Tuesday threw out the child endangerment conviction of former Penn State University president Graham Spanier, one day before he was to enter a county jail to begin serving his sentence....
21:48, 04/30/2019

Connecticut delegation proposes new federal safe gun storage laws More than a year after a teenager killed himself with a loaded gun in Connecticut, Congress will consider a bill requiring guns be stored safely and away from children....
13:48, 05/21/2019

As temperatures climb, there's a new federal push to keep workers safe With global temperatures rising, there's greater health risks for outdoor workers. Proposed legislation could protect them from heat-related illness.       ...
03:00, 07/15/2019

As Federal Reserve Cuts Rates, Some See Path to Higher Yields A reduction by the central bank could actually lead to higher long-term Treasury yields if such a cut helps spur inflation—or at least the fear of inflation among investors....
16:48, 07/31/2019

Florida inmate charged with threatening to bomb federal buildings PENSACOLA, Fla. — Authorities say a Florida inmate made several bomb threats that led to evacuations at two federal buildings. An FBI complaint says 24-year-old Noah Stirn faces federal charges of interstate threats involving explosives and mailing i...
05:16, 05/21/2019

Federal judges strike down Ohio's gerrymandered congressional maps A three-judge federal panel ruled on Friday that Ohio's congressional district map is unconstitutional and called for a new map by the 2020 election....
12:00, 05/03/2019

U.S. federal judge orders FDA to implement 10-month deadline for e-cig applications A U.S. federal judge on Friday ordered the Food and Drug Administration to impose a 10-month deadline for the submission of e-cigarette applications, turning the screws on companies like Juul Labs Inc whose products have come under intense scrutiny f...
14:16, 07/12/2019

A federal appeals court panel is considering the future of the Affordable Care Act (NBC News) A panel of federal judges heard arguments against the Affordable Care Act Tuesday in the latest hearing that could put “Obamacare” in jeopardy. The court heard from Justice Department lawyers and attorneys repersenting 18 state...
02:32, 07/10/2019

Fishing industry given say in federal research on Atlantic seals, fish The work is meant to ensure management decisions for seals and sea lions are made with the best available science, in order to sustain "healthy and productive" ecosystems....
15:00, 08/14/2019

Beto O’Rourke says Cory Booker's federal gun-license plan may go ‘too far’ They’re both highlighting their ideas to curb gun violence as they run for the Democratic presidential nomination. But Beto O’Rourke says that Sen. Cory Booker’s new proposal to mandate the federal licensing of all gun owners goes too far....
05:16, 05/10/2019

NAACP files federal suit against Arkansas judicial voting LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A federal lawsuit alleges the voting system for some Arkansas judges violates black residents’ rights by diluting the strength of the vote. Lawyers for the NAACP’s Legal Defense and Education Fund filed the lawsui...
13:32, 06/11/2019

Alberta set to pass law to kill provincial carbon tax, as federal tax looms The premier's office says that, as with all tax change announcements, it takes effect at the time it's announced, with legislation to support the change coming at a later date....
10:16, 05/30/2019

Federal Judge Blocks Trump Administration’s Latest Asylum Ban A federal judge in San Francisco blocked the Trump administration’s most recent asylum restrictions on Wednesday, ruling against a policy which sought to ban asylum seekers at the southern border who had passed through other countries without seeking...
06:00, 07/25/2019

Russell Co. Brothers Indicted On Federal Bank Fraud Charges BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (LEX 18) — A pair of brothers from Russell County have been indicted on federal charges of bank fraud. Adam and Jeremy Hill were charged in an indictment handed up Wednesday in Bowling Green. The indictment alleges that Jerem...
07:48, 06/16/2019

Federal minimum wage sets record with no increase since 2009 Baseline wage has remained unchanged at $7.25 an hourInflation has raised cost of living by 18% since last raiseThe US federal minimum wage has gone a record length of time without an increase, with the $7.25-an-hour base, remaining unchanged for nea...
15:00, 06/16/2019

More than 40 charged in federal court from Mississippi ICE raid, but no company officials So far, more than 40 arrest warrants have been filed in federal court resulting from the Aug. 7 immigration raid.        ...
13:16, 08/17/2019

Former Milwaukee alderman faces federal wire fraud charge MILWAUKEE (AP) — A former Milwaukee alderman has been charged with wire fraud in a case linked to strip clubs, alleged bribery and public corruption. Federal prosecutors allege 56-year-old Willie Wade collected $30,000 in cash by claiming he was nego...
07:32, 05/09/2019

Federal judge dismisses racketeering claims against Trump family A federal judge in Manhattan on Wednesday dismissed racketeering claims against President Trump and three of his children that were part of a lawsuit alleging the Trump family promoted sham marketing opportunities which brought hundreds of thousands ...
18:00, 07/24/2019

Interest rate reduction by the Federal Reserve provides economic insurance Federal Reserve should not wait for more evidence of a slowdown; the market is telling us it's coming, writes Joseph Lavorgna of Natixis CIB Americas       ...
19:48, 07/29/2019

Trump administration asks court to let it restrict federal unions now An “erroneous injunction” issued by a lower court is hampering bargaining at several major agencies, the Justice Department told the U.S. Court of Appeals....
12:00, 07/24/2019

Federal judge temporarily blocks Arkansas abortion restrictions An Arkansas federal judge blocked three state abortion restrictions that would have gone into effect Wednesday, one of which requires abortion providers to be board-certified gynecologists, which would have closed the state’s last remaining surgical ...
09:16, 07/24/2019

Petrobras says federal court suspends sale of fertilizer units Brazil's state-run oil company Petroleo Brasileiro SA said on Wednesday that a federal court has issued injunction suspending the sale of its fertilizer units Araucaria Nitrogenados and Fertilizantes Nitrogenados III....
18:32, 05/29/2019

Paul Manafort transferred to federal prison in lower Manhattan Paul Manafort, President Trump’s former campaign manager, has been moved from a federal lockup in Pennsylvania to a lower Manhattan prison, a source said. Manafort, who was sentenced to more than seven years in March for financial crimes, also faces ...
23:16, 06/17/2019

The Latest: Federal hate crimes charged in synagogue attack SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Latest on hate crimes charges against the suspect in the California synagogue shooting and a mosque fire (all times local): 11:50 a.m. Federal prosecutors say 109 hate crime charges filed against a 19-year-old man accused of shoo...
12:32, 05/09/2019

Michael Cohen begins 3-year federal prison term President Donald Trump's former personal attorney Michael Cohen spoke briefly to reporters before he was taken to federal prison Monday morning on campaign finance violations, tax evasion and other charges....
17:48, 05/06/2019

Federal employees soon will have more options to withdraw money from their retirement accounts The Thrift Savings Plan is on schedule for a September launch of new account withdrawal options that will remove restrictions many investors long have been sore about....
10:32, 05/30/2019

Federal officials: 2019 wildfire season could be worse than last year As the Southwest is drying out, the threat for wildfires is ramping up and will continue to do so through July; however, if the monsoon season is weak as AccuWeather meteorologists expect, that threat could last into Aug...
07:16, 06/15/2019

Most habitat clearing concentrated in just 12 federal electorates, study finds Scientists say the greatest loss of threatened species habitat has been in the agriculture minister’s electorateMost clearing of Australian habitat relied on by threatened species is concentrated in just 12 federal electorates, nine of which are held...
11:16, 05/07/2019

"Nothing Wrong In KCR's Efforts To Forge Federal Front": Veerappa Moily Senior Congress leader M Veerappa Moily on Wednesday said there was nothing wrong in TRS president and Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao's efforts to forge a federal front of regional......
04:32, 05/08/2019

California man sentenced for biting federal officer, weapons charges A Sacramento man was sentenced to five and a half years in prison Tuesday for assaulting a federal officer and possession of a weapon to further a drug trafficking crime. ...
03:00, 06/12/2019

Advocates, leaders slam U.S. move to resume federal executions A decision by the Trump administration to end a 16-year moratorium on federal-level executions has drawn criticism from advocacy groups and the international community....
04:32, 07/26/2019

Mississippi-based federal judge nominated to appeals court JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — President Donald Trump is nominating a federal district judge from southern Mississippi to serve on one of the nation’s most conservative federal appeals courts. The White House on Tuesday announced the nomination of Halil...
18:16, 06/11/2019

Mysterious deaths of over 70 gray whales spark federal investigation Gene Johnson/AP About 70 whales have been found dead so far this year on the coasts of California, Oregon, Washington and Alaska, the most since 2000. This has alarmed experts. In an average year, about 35 whales wash up in the US. Scientists in the...
16:48, 06/01/2019

Elizabeth Warren wants answers from federal agencies about algorithmic bias Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren wants federal agencies to answer questions about algorithmic bias in fintech and financial lending.Read More...
17:16, 06/12/2019

U.S. green groups ramp up legal attacks on federal oil leases U.S. environmental groups fighting fossil-fuel development made headlines years ago with public demonstrations against big pipeline projects including the Dakota Access and the Keystone XL - only to be steamrolled by President Donald Trump’s executiv...
04:16, 06/13/2019

Biden criticizes Amazon for not paying federal taxes in 2018 Democratic presidential hopeful Joe Biden on Thursday took umbrage with e-commerce giant Amazon.com Inc's $0 federal tax bill in 2018 and said no company making billions in profits should pay a lower tax rate than firefighters and teachers....
16:32, 06/13/2019

Federal judge continues blocking Arkansas abortion laws A federal judge in Arkansas ruled Tuesday that three Arkansas laws that would likely force the state's only surgical abortion clinic to close cannot be enforced while she considers a lawsuit challenging them....
01:48, 08/07/2019

On KCR's Federal Front Moves, Chandrababu Naidu's Unfazed Reaction Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu -- who took on the role of the facilitator for a united opposition to challenge the BJP in the national election -- is unfazed about the plans of his......
12:48, 05/07/2019

Ayanna Pressley To Introduce Bill That Will End The Federal Death Penalty Rep. Ayanna Pressley (D-MA) is set to introduce a bill that will end the federal death penalty on the same day that Attorney General William Barr announced that the Justice Department will schedule at least five executions after a two-decade break....
20:32, 07/25/2019

Federal judge blocks Medicaid work requirements in New Hampshire A federal judge has blocked New Hampshire from obligating certain Medicaid beneficiaries work or train for work as a condition of staying on the program....
14:16, 07/29/2019

Trump aims to slash number of federal advisory committees WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is trying to take an ax to federal advisory committees, ordering that their numbers be slashed. Trump signed an executive order Friday that directs every federal agency to evaluate the need for advisory commit...
14:48, 06/14/2019

Drugmakers Sue to Block Federal Rule Requiring Drug Prices in TV Ads Three pharmaceutical companies sued the federal government to prevent a proposal requiring drug manufacturers include the list price of prescription drugs in television ads....
17:16, 06/14/2019

SNC-Lavalin could avoid ban from federal contracts due to delay in policy update An internal federal document obtained by The Canadian Press shows the Liberal government was planning to announce a long-studied revision to its so-called "integrity regime" in early February....
03:32, 06/02/2019

Federal Grant To Continue Youth-Support Services Program FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky agency says it has secured another $5 million federal grant to continue a program providing youth-support services. Kentucky’s Department for Behavioral Health, Developmental and Intellectual Disabilities says t...
04:32, 06/19/2019

Planned Parenthood Refuses Federal Funds Over Abortion Restrictions Facing a Trump administration rule that forbids referrals for abortion, the organization decided to reject federal funding that pays for family planning for low-income women....
14:48, 08/19/2019

Anti-drone tech at Miami festival maybe violated federal law MIAMI (AP) — The Federal Aviation Administration says a company working with Miami police to jam signals to prevent drones from flying over the recent Ultra electronic music festival may have been in violation of federal law. The incident reflects ho...
11:48, 05/10/2019

Mortgage rates poised to drop after Federal Reserve announcement The 30-year fixed-rate average ticked up slightly this week to 3.84 percent. But the central bank's concerns about the economy could drive rates lower....
08:16, 06/20/2019

The Trump Administration Was Not Down With Displaying a Rainbow Flag on Federal Land Queer activists celebrated when it was announced in 2017 that a rainbow flag would be flown outside the Stonewall Inn in Greenwich Village, where a riot in 1969 helped inaugurate the gay rights movement. The flag was to fly in Christopher Park, right...
17:32, 06/24/2019

Kamala Harris Is Seeking to Decriminalize Cannabis at the Federal Level Although 35 states in the union plus the District of Columbia have either legalized, decriminalized or made cannabis accessible for medicinal purposes, it is still illegal at the federal level. Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) is seeking to change that ...
12:48, 07/23/2019

Federal list of troubled nursing homes revealed by senators WASHINGTON (AP) — For years the federal government has kept under wraps the names of hundreds of nursing homes around the country found by inspectors to have serious ongoing health, safety or sanitary problems. On Monday that secrecy began to crack a...
13:32, 06/03/2019

Alberta launches promised constitutional challenge of federal carbon tax The government said the federal tax, which is imposed on any province that doesn't establish its own policy, "disrupts the balance of Canada's federation."...
11:48, 06/20/2019

Man Tied To Lexington Lab Pleads Guilty To Federal Fraud Charges (LEX 18) — A man connected to a Lexington lab has pleaded guilty to a federal fraud charge, after admitting to helping set up a kickback scheme. Officials said Timothy B. Andrews pleaded guilty Thursday to a charge of conspiracy to defraud the ...
11:00, 06/09/2019

Planned Parenthood withdraws from federal family planning program WASHINGTON, D.C. (NBC NEWS) – Planned Parenthood announced on Monday that it was withdrawing from Title X, the federal family planning program that provides affordable birth control, over a new Trump administration rule that bars clinics in the...
20:16, 08/19/2019

Oil prices rise amid expectations that the US Federal Reserve will cut rates Oil prices rose for a fourth day on Tuesday on optimism the U.S. Federal Reserve will this week cut interest rates for the first time in more than ten years, which should support economic and fuel demand growth in the world's biggest oil user....
21:48, 07/29/2019

Trump ending fetal tissue research by federal scientists _____ WASHINGTON — The Trump administration said Wednesday it is ending medical research by government scientists using human fetal tissue, a victory for abortion foes that comes despite impassioned pleas from scientists that some health problems can...
14:16, 06/09/2019

Elections Canada will not use social media ‘influencers’ in federal campaign Elections Canada has scrapped plans to use social-media "influencers" to persuade young Canadians to register to vote in this fall's federal election....
16:16, 06/20/2019

Federal Judge Bars ICE From Immigration Arrests at Massachusetts Courthouses (BOSTON) — A judge has barred federal authorities from arresting people at Massachusetts courthouses for civil immigration violations while a lawsuit challenging the practice plays out. U.S. District Judge Indira Talwani issued the decision Thu...
17:32, 06/20/2019

Federal Reserve snubs Trump by refusing to cut interest rates US rates held at 2.25% to 2.5%President had called for ‘one point’ cutThe US Federal Reserve snubbed Donald Trump’s call for a cut in interest rates on Wednesday as the central bank noted economic activity was still rising at “a solid rate”.After a t...
14:32, 05/01/2019

Walgreens to Raise Minimum Age to Purchase Tobacco After Federal Criticism Walgreens has decided to raise its minimum age for tobacco sales several weeks after a top federal official chastised the drugstore chain for violating laws restricting access to cigarettes and other tobacco products. Deerfield, Illinois-based Walgre...
17:32, 04/28/2019

YouTube under federal investigation over allegations it violates children’s privacy YouTube executives are discussing broad changes to how the video platform handles children’s content and are also examining ways to improve core features to limit hate speech in response to criticism that the video-streaming platform has done too lit...
15:00, 06/19/2019

Federal judge blocks ICE from making civil arrests at Massachusetts courthouses A federal judge in Boston has blocked immigration officials from making civil arrests of people visiting Massachusetts courthouses.        ...
20:16, 06/20/2019

Federal Job-Training Programs 'Largely Ineffective,' Trump's Advisers Find As U.S. employers struggle to fill near-record-high job openings, government training programs aimed at solving that problem are coming up short, according to President Trump’s economic advisers....
13:16, 06/24/2019

$250 million Sandmann lawsuit against Washington Post dismissed by federal judge Nick Sandmann and Nathan Phillips were captured on videos that went viral in January when they stood across from each other on the National Mall.        ...
16:32, 07/26/2019

Senators Ask Federal Reserve to Review Trump’s Deutsche Bank Transactions Seven Democratic senators, including presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren, want the Fed to examine the bank’s compliance with anti-money-laundering laws over flagged transactions....
10:48, 06/06/2019

U.S. banks clear first hurdle of Federal Reserve's annual stress test The 18 largest banks operating in the United States took the first step toward doling out capital on dividends, share buybacks and other investments on Friday, after clearing the first stage of their yearly health checks with the U.S. Federal Reserve...
14:16, 06/21/2019

Federal review flags concerns in efforts to protect right whales in Canada The study says speed restrictions and fishing-zone closures in the Gulf of St. Lawrence have helped to lower risks of injury and death to right whales, but dangers remain, especially in the waters just outside protected zones....
05:48, 07/04/2019

Todd Chrisley: Disgruntled ex-employee behind upcoming federal tax evasion indictment USA Network star Todd Chrisley revealed that a disgruntled former employee is helping bring a federal indictment on him over alleged financial crimes, which he denies....
13:33, 08/13/2019

Former auto plant worker indicted in federal mail fraud case GEORGETOWN, Ky. (AP) — A federal grand jury has indicted a former Kentucky auto plant worker accused of stealing parts from the facility and selling them online, profiting more than $250,000. News outlets report the 14 count indictment came down Thur...
14:48, 06/14/2019

Federal Judge Slams Trump's Attempt to Block Congressional Subpoena A Washington, D.C. judge ruled against Trump’s lawyers’ attempt to block a subpoena by the House of Representatives of the president’s accounting firm, according to BuzzFeed....
19:32, 05/20/2019

Texas Illegally Excluded Thousands From Special Education, Federal Officials Say A state “target” meant to limit the number of students receiving special education services violated federal law, regulators said in a letter ordering the state to make amends....
09:00, 05/20/2019

Friend of Dayton shooter bought firearm parts for him, federal officials say On Monday, federal officials announced charges against a friend of the gunman who killed nine people on Aug. 4 in a mass shooting in Dayton, Ohio.        ...
16:00, 08/12/2019

Virginia Beach shooter bought guns he used legally -federal agent The gunman who killed 12 people at a municipal building in Virginia Beach appears to have bought the guns he used legally, a U.S. federal agent said on Saturday....
14:00, 06/01/2019

Blow Struck: Federal Judge Blocks Mississippi’s ‘Hearbeat’ Abortion Law Down goes Frazier — at least for now when it comes to Mississippi’s new so-called heartbeat law, which bans abortions after a fetal heartbeat is detected....
22:48, 05/24/2019

Federal debt and deficits set to rise 'substantially,' budget office warns The Congressional Budget Office projected that the federal budget deficit will grow "substantially" over the next few decades, thanks to rising spending on entitlement programs and interest on the federal debt....
08:48, 06/25/2019

Federal trial to begin for Illinois man accused of killing Chinese student The federal trial of an Illinois man accused of kidnapping and killing a visiting Chinese scholar two years ago was set to begin on Wednesday, with prosecutors having already said they would seek the death penalty....
09:16, 06/12/2019

Trump executive order spurs call for opinions on federal AI standards The Department of Commerce wants the artifical intelligence community's opinion to help form technical AI standards for the federal government.Read More...
05:00, 05/02/2019

Mexican man faces federal charges in Texas crash that left 6 dead Ivan Dario Puga-Moreno is accused of driving a vehicle that was found in ditch on June 5. Six people died and several more were injured.        ...
00:00, 06/08/2019

Disability denials: Congressman calls for federal investigation into eligibility decisions A USA TODAY Network investigation found some doctors were making big money denying disability benefits. Now a congressman is demanding an investigation.        ...
22:16, 06/05/2019

Federal hate crime charges filed in black church fires The U.S. Justice Department says it's filing federal hate crime charges against a Louisiana man in connection with three fires that destroyed African American churches earlier this year....
12:48, 06/12/2019

Democrat Rivals Rebuke Joe Biden for Supporting Federal Funding Ban for Abortion (WASHINGTON) — Joe Biden is under fire from his Democratic presidential rivals and women’s rights advocates for his defense of a decades-old prohibition on federal money paying for abortions. Most Democratic White House hopefuls reflect t...
00:32, 06/06/2019

Federal workers’ unions increasingly at odds over replacing Phoenix pay system The federal team charged with finding a replacement for the government's troubled Phoenix pay system will present the Liberals with options within weeks....
13:00, 05/19/2019

Paul Manafort will reportedly be moved from federal lockup to Rikers Island President Trump’s former campaign manager Paul Manafort will be moved from a federal prison lockup in Pennsylvania to Rikers Island later this week, a report said Monday. Manhattan District Attorney requested the transfer after a New York grand...
01:32, 06/04/2019

Questions remain over $100 million Federal investment in Boat Harbour Project Environmentalists, First Nations and other concerned parties saw the influx as a smart move, one that would certainly help the cleanup project at the Nova Scotia effluent treatment facility....
23:32, 05/24/2019

UPDATE 1-U.S. federal judge orders FDA to implement 10-month deadline for e-cig applications A U.S. federal judge on Friday ordered the Food and Drug Administration to impose a 10-month deadline for the submission of e-cigarette applications, turning the screws on companies like Juul Labs Inc whose products have come under intense scrutiny f...
16:32, 07/12/2019

Federal appeals court will hear oral arguments over constitutionality of Obamacare A federal appeals court in New Orleans will hear arguments over the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act in a significant case for the health system....
05:32, 07/09/2019

CORRECTED-U.S. green groups ramp up legal attacks on federal oil leases U.S. environmental groups fighting fossil-fuel development made headlines years ago with public demonstrations against big pipeline projects including the Dakota Access and the Keystone XL - only to be steamrolled by President Donald Trump’s executiv...
19:16, 06/14/2019

S&P 500 Hits Record High As Federal Reserve Signals Rate Cuts The benchmark S&P 500 index, which has risen 7% so far in June and is on track to recoup its previous month's losses, hit an intraday record high of 2,956.20 on Thursday...
09:16, 06/20/2019

Federal appeals court allows Trump administration’s abortion-referral ban to continue A federal appeals court has declined once again Planned Parenthood’s request for an immediately halt to new Trump administration rules barring clinics that accept federal funds from referring patients for abortions. More than 20 states and the ...
03:32, 08/17/2019

Federal judge appears hesitant to block Trump Obamacare alternatives The Trump administration argued in district court Tuesday that it was allowed to let people buy short-term plans outside of Obamacare's rules because they'd done little to disrupt the market and had been allowed for most of Barack Obama's tenure....
19:32, 05/21/2019

Federal officials foil Los Angeles terror plot involving veteran Federal officials arrested a U.S. Army veteran suspected of planning to detonate multiple improvised explosive devices throughout Southern California, law enforcement sources said Monday....
15:16, 04/29/2019

Federal judge blocks Trump from using $2.5B in military funds for border wall A California federal judge issued a ruling blocking President Trump from using $2.5 billion in military funds to build a wall along the southern border....
14:48, 06/29/2019

Federal court deals decisive blow to Obama water rule A federal court dealt a decisive blow against the Obama administration's Waters of the U.S. rule this week, bolstering the Trump administration's deregulation agenda....
15:32, 05/29/2019

Federal court rules that use of military funds for border wall is ‘unlawful’ _____ The Trump administration cannot access $2.5 billion in military funding to construct portions of a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border, the U.S. District Court for Northern California ruled late Friday. In the first of two lawsuits, Judge Haywood...
14:16, 06/29/2019

Federal judge bars Trump from using $2.5 billion to build border wall A federal judge prohibited President Donald Trump from tapping $2.5 billion in military funding to build high-priority segments of his prized border wall in California, Arizona and New Mexico.        ...
04:32, 06/29/2019

Brazil to send gang leaders to federal prisons after massacre: minister Brazilian Justice Minister Sergio Moro said on Tuesday that the prison gang leaders responsible for killing 55 inmates in prisons across the northern city of Manaus will be moved to maximum-security federal jails....
20:16, 05/28/2019

U.S. Federal Reserve leaves its key rate unchanged but hints of future cuts The U.S. Federal Reserve kept its benchmark rate — which influences many consumer and business loans — in a range of 2.25 per cent to 2.5 per cent, where it’s been since December....
20:00, 06/19/2019

Federal Reserve holds steady on rates but signals possible cuts ahead The US Federal Reserve held interest rates steady on Wednesday but signaled possible rate cuts of as much as half a percentage point over the remainder of this year, as it responded to increased economic uncertainty and a drop in expected inflation. ...
15:00, 06/19/2019

New federal tax rules create advantage for real estate investment trusts As Generation X and millennials inherit their baby boomer parents' assets amid the so-called Great Wealth Transfer, some will look to invest it in rental property to generate income....
06:32, 06/18/2019

U.S. federal judge blocks $1 billion in funds for Trump’s border wall U.S. District Court Judge Haywood Gilliam in Oakland, California said the use of the funds for the wall for "border barrier construction" in two areas "is unlawful."...
22:16, 06/28/2019

Joe Biden reverses position on federal funding of abortion after Democratic outcry The former vice president announced his new stance after activists, lawmakers and presidential campaign rivals hit his previous view that poor women seeking abortions should not have access to federal funding....
19:48, 06/06/2019

Trump’s Misguided Ban on Federal Fetal-Tissue Research Can Only Hurt Science The Trump administration is halting fetal tissue research by government scientists and placing new restrictions on how the National Institutes of Health issues grants to academic researchers. The move is meant to appease the president’s anti-choice p...
15:48, 06/06/2019

Montana tribe rips Trump administration over federal coal leasing A Montana tribe this week blasted the Trump administration for seeking to overturn an Obama-era moratorium on federal coal leasing without consulting it, saying the move violated its treaty rights and would have major impacts on its land....
20:00, 05/29/2019

Federal judge rules allowing Democrats’ lawsuit against Trump to proceed The case brought by nearly 200 congressional Democrats argues that Trump has been accepting gifts from foreign governments without congressional approval....
23:00, 06/25/2019

White House blasts federal judge in asylum case as ‘at war with the rule of law’ An injunction issued by a Seattle-based judge blocked an administration plan that would detain thousands of migrants indefinitely while waiting for their asylum cases to be heard....
12:48, 07/03/2019

Federal police fight court ruling a mobile phone is not a computer AFP granted warrant to unlock smartphone but decision overturned on grounds device not covered by Crimes ActAustralian federal police are fighting a federal court ruling that a smartphone is not considered a computer, making a warrant it was using to...
02:16, 08/19/2019

Mississippi federal judge to hear case on state's new fetal heartbeat law A federal judge who struck down Mississippi's 15-week abortion ban last year will hear arguments Tuesday on a new law that prohibits abortion once a fetal heartbeat can be detected, which occurs around six weeks....
04:32, 05/21/2019

President Trump Taps Economists to Fill Two Key Federal Reserve Positions (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump, who has criticized the Federal Reserve for not cutting interest rates, said Tuesday that he intends to nominate two economists to fill influential positions on the central bank’s Board of Governors. ...
22:32, 07/02/2019

President Trump Aims to Slash Number of Federal Advisory Committees WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump is trying to take an ax to federal advisory committees, ordering that their numbers be slashed. Trump signed an executive order Friday that directs every federal agency to evaluate the need for all of its adv...
14:16, 06/15/2019

New Study Finds $15 Federal Minimum Wage Won't Hurt American Jobs The results of the first study analyzing the impact of a $15 minimum wage show that the increase wouldn’t cost American jobs, according to Vox. Additionally, the new research shows the poorest Americans would benefit substantially from a higher minim...
19:16, 07/02/2019

Rift emerges between federal agencies reviewing the Sprint and T-Mobile merger A merger between T-Mobile and Sprint, the nation's third- and fourth-largest wireless carriers, entered uncertain legal territory this week, after the two federal agencies reviewing the $26 billion deal appeared to split in their thinking about the t...
09:48, 05/21/2019

Federal reserve facing uncertainty ahead of interest rate decision The Federal Reserve sounded a lot more hawkish this week — meaning, members suddenly seem less amenable to interest rate cuts. I explained in my last column how the Fed has been getting mixed signals from economic indicators and essentially is stuck ...
19:32, 06/26/2019

Twitter bans political ads during pre-campaign period ahead of federal vote Twitter Canada announced its ad-transparency policy Wednesday, several weeks after being called out by Democratic Institutions Minister Karina Gould for not committing to help ensure the integrity of the federal electoral process....
19:48, 06/26/2019

Federal judge finds Qualcomm patent practices violated antitrust law Qualcomm violated federal antitrust law and engaged in tactics deliberately intended to limit competition in the cellphone chip market, a federal judge in California ruled Tuesday in a victory for federal regulators....
05:16, 05/23/2019

California agencies fought fires on federal land. Now Trump won’t pay in full The US Forest Service audited the reimbursement sent by the state and is withholding $9m, saying they needed more documentationAs California prepares to enter wildfire season, the Trump administration is holding back millions of dollars in requested ...
05:00, 05/23/2019

Judge vacates federal death sentence in 1994 Texas case HOUSTON (AP) — A judge has vacated the federal death sentence for an Arkansas man convicted of killing a 16-year-old Texas girl in 1994, concluding the inmate can’t be put to death because he’s intellectually disabled. Attorneys for Bruce...
13:48, 06/20/2019

Supreme Court upholds rule allowing state, federal charges WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is upholding a constitutional rule that allows state and federal governments to prosecute someone for the same crime. The court’s 7-2 decision Monday preserves a long-standing rule that provides an exception ...
07:48, 06/17/2019

North Dakota abortion clinic files federal suit over 2 laws FARGO, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota’s sole abortion clinic filed a federal lawsuit Tuesday over two state laws it believes forces doctors to lie, including one measure passed this year requiring physicians to tell women that they may reverse a so-c...
15:16, 06/25/2019

Accused California synagogue shooter charged with federal hate crimes A California nursing student accused of a deadly shooting spree in a San Diego-area synagogue and arson at a nearby mosque was charged on Thursday with 109 counts of federal hate crimes and civil rights violations, prosecutors said....
16:16, 05/09/2019

R. Kelly arrested on child pornography, other federal charges in Chicago, report says R. Kelly, the 52-year-old R&B singer, was arrested Thursday on federal sex crime charges in Chicago and is expected to be brought to New York, a report said....
22:16, 07/11/2019

Trump Says He Will Seek Citizenship Information From Existing Federal Records, Not the Census Mr. Trump announced in the Rose Garden on Thursday that he was giving up on the census question two weeks after the Supreme Court rebuked the Trump administration over its effort to modify the census....
18:32, 07/11/2019

New media group to host federal election debate during 2nd week of October Ex-governor general David Johnston announced that debates between candidates running for prime minister will take place in Ottawa during the second week of October....
21:16, 08/01/2019

U.S. to hike tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese imports: Federal Register The United States will raise tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese imports to 25 percent from 10 percent effective on Friday, according to a notice posted to the Federal Register on Wednesday....
09:32, 05/08/2019

UPDATE 1-U.S. to hike tariffs on $200 bln worth of Chinese imports -Federal Register The United States will raise tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese imports to 25 percent from 10 percent effective on Friday, according to a notice posted to the Federal Register on Wednesday....
07:16, 05/08/2019

Rep. Ayanna Pressley Responds to Federal Reinstatement of the Death Penalty with Legislation of Her Own On the same day that Attorney General William Barr announced his nefarious plan to reinstate capital punishment, serial superheroine Rep. Ayanna Pressley declared her own opposition to it....
13:00, 07/26/2019

Federal regulators eye update to rules governing children’s privacy and the Internet Federal regulators this week commenced a new effort to update and potentially expand the children's-privacy laws, questioning whether swift advancements in technology have outpaced rules meant to protect youths under age 13....
12:32, 07/18/2019

Anti-abortion group uses US federal grants to push controversial fertility app The Femm app which sows doubt about the birth control pill is being used by Obria group that was awarded $1.7m in funds by the Trump administrationUS federal grants intended to help poor women obtain contraceptives are being used to promote a menstru...
03:16, 07/29/2019

With economy on the line, Federal Reserve prepares for its biggest gamble in years The Fed this week is all but certain to cut interest rates in spite of the strong U.S. economy, a fraught move that could have as many downsides as upsides....
18:16, 07/29/2019

Federal regulators eye update to rules governing kids’ privacy and the Internet The effort by the Federal Trade Commission is in its initial phases, but it could eventually lead to tougher enforcement of the 1998 law against apps and websites that illegally collect personal information from younger users....
11:00, 07/18/2019

House passes bill to raise federal minimum wage to $15 an hour The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday passed legislation to raise the federal minimum wage to $15 an hour by October 2025, a big win for workers and labor groups, even as it remained unlikely the bill would pass a Republican-controlled Senate...
13:32, 07/18/2019

Here’s Why Death Penalty Opponents Say Resuming Federal Executions Is the Wrong Move The Justice Department on Thursday said it would go back to executing federal death-row inmates for the first time in nearly two decades—a move capital punishment opponents quickly denounced as a step backward for criminal justice reform in the...
21:32, 07/25/2019

AFN chief vows to influence party platforms in advance of federal election Perry Bellegarde said 61.5 per cent of eligible First Nations voters cast their ballots in 2015, and he wants that number to increase during the upcoming election....
01:00, 07/24/2019

‘No Tech for ICE’: Protesters demand Amazon cut ties with federal immigration enforcement The demonstration joins growing criticism of corporations contracting federal agencies that enforce the White House's “zero-tolerance” immigration policy....
09:00, 07/12/2019

New Mexico opens state migrant shelter, criticizes federal inaction New Mexico's state fairgrounds will begin to house migrant families to take pressure off border cities facing a surge in asylum seekers with no help from the federal government, New Mexico Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham said on Tuesday....
19:48, 04/30/2019

US futures higher as traders await Federal Reserve meeting outcome U.S. stock index futures were pointing to a higher open Wednesday morning, as market participants prepared for another day of corporate earnings and waited to hear from the Federal Reserve....
00:16, 05/01/2019

Federal prisons to install systems to prevent drone contraband deliveries Canada's prison service has earmarked $6 million for electronic systems to prevent tiny drones from dropping illegal drugs, cellphones or other contraband into the yards of its institutions....
20:00, 05/08/2019

Trump administration bans federal agencies from buying Huawei, ZTE tech The Trump administration has banned U.S. federal agencies from buying equipment and obtaining services from Huawei and two other companies as part of the government’s latest crackdown on Chinese technology amid national security fears. Jacob Wo...
12:16, 08/07/2019

NYPD cop dodges federal charges in Eric Garner’s chokehold death The Department of Justice won’t bring civil rights or criminal charges against NYPD Officer Daniel Pantaleo in the death of Eric Garner, a source familiar with the case told The Post on Tuesday. Federal prosecutors in Brooklyn will announce the...
08:32, 07/16/2019

R&B singer R. Kelly arrested in Chicago, reportedly on federal sex-crime charges Grammy Award-winning singer R. Kelly, who already faces state sexual assault charges, has been arrested in Chicago on federal charges after having been indicted there and in Brooklyn, New York, a law enforcement source said on Friday....
06:16, 07/12/2019

Michael Avenatti hires lawyer to defend him in federal fraud case A day after a federal judge rejected Michael Avenatti's request to be represented by a public defender, the embattled attorney announced Wednesday that he had hired his own private counsel....
13:48, 05/15/2019

R&B singer R. Kelly arrested in Chicago on federal sex crime charges: media Grammy Award-winning singer R. Kelly was arrested in Chicago on federal sex crime charges, NBC News said, citing unidentified law enforcement officials....
23:48, 07/11/2019

Puerto Rico faces tougher scrutiny over federal Medicaid funding U.S. lawmakers on Wednesday called for heightened scrutiny of Puerto Rico's Medicaid program as the bankrupt territory seeks increased federal healthcare funding while it deals with repercussions from a government corruption scandal....
15:16, 07/17/2019

Okay, so Michael Cohen, The Situation, and the Fyre Fest guy all walk into the same federal prison… Earlier this afternoon, the U.S. Bureau of Prisons announced where Michael Cohen—the former Donald Trump “fixer” who briefly became the collective darling of the American people with his heartwarming, only moderately self-serving testimony in front o...
20:32, 05/03/2019

Union Challenge of Trump Executive Orders Rejected by Federal Court The court said unions representing federal government workers had to bring their case before a federal labor agency before turning to federal courts....
15:16, 07/16/2019

Federal court to hear challenge to Donald Trump's emergency declaration A California federal judge will hear Friday the first of several court challenges to President Donald Trump's effort to fund a border wall by declaring a national emergency....
10:16, 05/17/2019

Halt Libra Project Until Concerns Addressed: Federal Chief To Facebook US Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said on Wednesday that Facebook's plan to build a digital currency called Libra "cannot go forward" until serious concerns are addressed, comments that......
18:00, 07/10/2019

New rules for federal employees outline time-off policy for religious observances The rules, which take effect in late May, attempt to strike a balance between employees’ religious rights and agencies’ interests in getting the work done....
05:10, 05/01/2019

U.S. federal death penalty protocol faces fresh legal scrutiny Plans by President Donald Trump's administration to resume executions of inmates sentenced to death for federal crimes is set to face a stiff court challenge, but a judge's decision on the legality of its new protocol for lethal injections may come t...
14:48, 07/31/2019

House moving to provide paid family leave for federal workers Up to 12 weeks of leave available for parental or other family purposes would switch from unpaid to paid time under an amendment attached to defense spending bill....
14:00, 07/10/2019

Federal data shows opioid shipments ballooned as crisis grew Newly released federal data shows how drugmakers and distributors increased shipments of opioid painkillers across the U.S. as the nation's addiction crisis accelerated from 2006 to 2012....
06:32, 07/17/2019

Federal court grants oil refiners a victory in ethanol waiver battle A federal appeals court granted oil refiners a victory Friday by denying a renewable fuel group's attempt to block the Environmental Protection Agency from exempting oil companies from blending ethanol in gasoline....
22:32, 05/17/2019

Canadian court rules federal carbon-pricing plan constitutional A Canadian court ruled on Friday that a federal carbon-pricing plan does not violate the constitution, marking a victory for Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's government....
12:16, 05/03/2019

U.S. Federal reserve cuts interest rates for the first time since the financial crisis The central bank said it will act 'as appropriate' to sustain a record-long U.S. economic expansion, appearing to leave the door open for another cut....
12:48, 07/31/2019

Your Money Adviser: Interest Rates on New Federal Student Loans Will Dip Slightly The rates, which will take effect on July 1, won’t make a big difference in monthly payments. But given the cost of college, one expert says, “this is a bit of good news.”...
09:32, 05/17/2019

Push for referendum on federal takeover of Murray-Darling river system Centre Alliance says water resources ‘must be managed in the national interest’The Centre Alliance, which could hold or share the balance of power in the senate after the election, has announced it will push for a referendum to give the commonwealth ...
15:16, 05/05/2019

Confirmed: Federal Judge Claudio Bonadio diagnosed with brain tumour Perfil.com reports Claudio Bonadio, the federal judge leading the 'cuadernos' graft notebooks investigation probing alleged corruption under Kirchner governments, has been diagnosed with a brain tumour....
10:00, 05/03/2019

Stephen Moore: Trump's Federal Reserve pick withdraws nomination President said on Twitter Moore ‘decided to withdraw’ just hours after Moore insisted he was ‘all in’Follow the latest US politics news liveStephen Moore, the conservative economics commentator, will no longer be nominated to the Federal Reserve by D...
11:32, 05/02/2019

Senator Warren calls for federal laws protecting abortion access U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren on Friday called for overhauling federal law to ensure that women continue to have access to abortion amid efforts in states like Alabama and Ohio to enact bans on the procedure....
05:48, 05/17/2019

‘Garbaging for bears’ on federal land puts grizzlies, wolves at risk Hunters luring black bears to "bait sites" loaded with bread, donuts and dog food in national forests are putting grizzlies and wolves at risk, critics say....
14:48, 07/16/2019

Loophole allows rich families to get federal aid meant for poor students, reports say A loophole that has allowed some wealthy families to get federal aid meant for low-income students is finally being challenged, according to reports....
15:48, 07/30/2019

As Federal Reserve Cut Looms, HSBC Favours China Shares Over India Shanghai shares have gained 17 per cent so far this year. But they slid about 7.6 per cent between early May and early June as the US-China trade war re-escalated...
02:48, 07/11/2019

Migrant kids moved to federal shelter over conditions at Border Patrol center Nearly 250 migrant children held in unsanitary conditions at a Border Patrol facility in Texas have been moved into the custody of the Department of Health and Human Services, according to a new report. The infants and children were housed at the cen...
08:00, 06/25/2019

Congress and Trump Administration Strike Deal on Federal Budget, Ensuring No Shutdown WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump and congressional leaders announced late Monday they had struck a critical debt and budget agreement. The deal amounts to an against-the-odds victory for Washington pragmatists seeking to avoid politically da...
18:16, 07/22/2019

Hackers Reportedly Break Into SyTech, a Contractor for Russia's Federal Security Service Hackers breached servers at a contractor for Russia’s Federal Security Service (FSB), SyTech, and stole about 7.5 terabytes of data after gaining access to the company’s entire network earlier this month, ZDnet reported on Saturday.Read more......
21:32, 07/21/2019

Equifax to pay up to $700 million to settle state and federal investigations into 2017 security breach Equifax has agreed to pay $650 million to settle a series of state and federal investigations into a massive 2017 data breach that left more than 147 million Americans’ names, Social Security numbers, credit-card details and other sensitive informati...
05:48, 07/22/2019

Suspect in Louisiana Black Church Arsons Charged With Federal Hate Crimes Prosecutors in Louisiana have charged suspect Holden Matthews, 21, with federal hate crimes for allegedly burning several black churches in the St. Landry Parish region earlier this year, according to NBC....
01:48, 06/13/2019

UPDATE 1-U.S. banks clear first hurdle of Federal Reserve's annual stress test The 18 largest banks operating in the United States took the first step toward doling out capital on dividends, share buybacks and other investments on Friday, after clearing the first stage of their yearly health checks with the U.S. Federal Reserve...
14:48, 06/21/2019

Michael Avenatti pleads not guilty in federal wire, bank fraud case Michael Avenatti, the former attorney for porn actress Stormy Daniels, pleaded not guilty Monday federal charges that he allegedly stole millions of dollars from his clients, failed to pay taxes and lied in bankruptcy cases....
11:16, 04/29/2019

Trump administration issues guidance for federal agencies to weigh climate impacts The Trump administration on Friday released guidance for how federal agencies should weigh climate change impacts before approving major energy and infrastructure projects, easing criteria that the Obama White House had required to allow for faster p...
13:00, 06/21/2019

Florida must provide Spanish-language ballots in 2020, federal judge orders A federal judge ordered 32 Florida counties to provide ballots in Spanish starting next year, stating that failure to do so would be a violation of the Voting Rights Act....
12:48, 05/12/2019

Federal probe launched into Alaska float plane crash that killed at least 4 people A team of federal accident investigators is expected to arrive in Alaska Tuesday to try to piece together what caused a deadly midair collision between two sightseeing planes....
08:32, 05/14/2019

Democrats attack Ben Carson for stripping illegal immigrants of federal housing assistance Tuesday’s congressional hearing for Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson featured lots of angry Democrats saying nasty things about him and his department’s plan to deny public assistance to illegal immigrants....
09:00, 05/23/2019

Federal prosecutors ask appeals court to uphold Tsarnaev conviction and death sentence Federal prosecutors Thursday urged the 1st US Circuit Court of Appeals to reject Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's request for an appeal, and uphold his conviction and death sentence....
03:48, 06/28/2019

GOP Sen. Martha McSally drafts bill making domestic terrorism a federal crime Sen. Martha McSally is seeking to make domestic terrorism a distinct federal crime, the latest sign that Republicans are increasingly serious about crafting a legislative response to recent mass shootings in Texas, Ohio and California.The Arizona Re...
03:32, 08/14/2019

Federal judge rules banks must comply with subpoenas for Trump financial records A federal judge in New York ruled Wednesday that two banks that did business with President Trump must comply with congressional subpoenas seeking access to his financial records. ...
15:32, 05/22/2019

Supreme Court says federal courts don’t have a role in deciding partisan gerrymandering claims The 5-4 ruling, which upholds congressional maps drawn by Republicans and Democrats, comes as the public appears to have grown more outraged by the partisan practice....
19:16, 06/27/2019

Paid federal family leave faces Senate uncertainty after ‘huge win’ in House The House last week approved the first federally funded paid family medical leave program, but with almost no Republican support. Now its fate in the Senate is uncertain....
11:48, 07/17/2019

Federal Judge Blocks Parts of Trump’s Border Wall Over Improper Funding President Donald Trump’s “big, beautiful” vanity project is facing more setbacks after a federal judge on Friday night temporarily halted construction of a wall on the southern U.S. border because the project’s funding likely is illegal....
12:00, 05/25/2019

Ohio man accused of threats against Planned Parenthood, federal agents had 10,000 rounds of ammo, FBI says An 18-year-old Ohio man was arrested on federal charges after FBI agents said he made online threats. Guns and ammo were found in his home.        ...
15:32, 08/14/2019

Mexican Federal Police accused of harassment at migrant shelter, latest in a series The Mexican Federal Police harassed migrants and threatened to raid a migrant shelter in Coahuila over the weekend, according to the head of a state agency and the head of the shelter, the latest in a series of similar reported incidents....
20:32, 07/22/2019

MPs demand more federal assistance as mental-health issues rise on Canadian farms A new report says Canada's farmers struggle with many challenges - such as market volatility, debt, long work days, unpredictable weather and loneliness....
10:32, 05/28/2019

Federal NDP and Greens, provincial opposition call for review of Glen Assoun case Federal NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh says an outside probe is needed to examine why RCMP destroyed an investigator's research on other suspects in the lead-up to Glen Assoun's unsuccessful 2006 appeal....
09:16, 07/23/2019

For First Time, Pharmaceutical Distributor Faces Federal Criminal Charges Over Opioid Crisis The charges against the wholesaler, Rochester Drug Cooperative, and two of its former executives marked a new tactic for prosecutors in tackling the epidemic of addiction to prescription painkillers....
10:32, 04/28/2019