Friday, December 14, 2018 Headlines & Global News

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U.S to announce retaliatory measures against Russia for election hacking

U.S Vows To Retaliate Against Russia On Election Hacking

Dec 29, 2016 10:10 AM EST

Reportedly, Russia sought to intervene in the election to help Donald Trump win election against rival Hillary Clinton.

White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest

White House: Duterte out-of-tune in PH-US relations

Oct 04, 2016 06:30 PM EDT

Perhaps the Philippine President needs to be educated on the decades of US-Philippine alliance before he fired his tirades against the United States.

Edward Snowden Latest: ‘The hero America doesn’t want but currently deserves’

Edward Snowden won't be pardoned

Sep 19, 2016 04:55 PM EDT

Whistleblower Edward Snowden is now under the tussle of being pardoned or not by the Obama administration.

NYPD Holds Parade Honoring Police Officers Killed On 9/11

House passes bill allowing families of 9/11 victims to sue Saudi Arabia

Sep 09, 2016 03:23 PM EDT

The House, through a voice vote, passed a bill Friday allowing families of the victims of the 9/11 attacks to sue the government of Saudi Arabia for its alleged involvement in the violence that claimed thousands of lives.

Obama tries to limit fallout from British EU exit vote

(VIDEO) Obama tries to limit fallout from British EU exit vote

Jun 25, 2016 12:11 AM EDT

U.S. President Barack Obama on Friday tried to limit the fallout from Britain's vote to leave the European Union, which threatens to harm the U.S. economic recovery, derail his trade agenda and distract U.S. allies from global security issues.

John McCain

Did Potshots On Obama Make McCain Look Silly?

Jun 18, 2016 02:18 PM EDT

Sen. John McCain seemed to have realised the error of holding the President responsible for the Orlando shooting. However, he did not exactly cover himself in glory while backtracking on his statements.

Obama and Clinton

Obama Is 'Fired Up' For Clinton Even As Democrats Want To Unify Party

Jun 10, 2016 10:57 AM EDT

U.S. President Barack Obama gave his endorsement to Hillary Clinton's White House bid on Thursday. He asked Democrats to support her after the dispute with Bernie Sanders to get nominated for the party.

Set-Top Boxes

Set-Top Boxes Soon To Be Rental-Free, If It's Up To Obama, Of Course

Apr 15, 2016 11:51 AM EDT

U.S. President Barack Obama is throwing his support behind an initiative that is aimed at fully phasing out the rental fees of cable set-top boxes.

Chemex Coffeemaker

White House Brews Its Coffee With Chemex, Best Coffee Maker According To Coffee Snobs (VIDEO)

Feb 16, 2016 04:04 AM EST

The kitchen appliance was invented in 1941 and the original design is still being sold today.

Obama cybersecurity

President Seeks To Beef Up Government's Security Online

Feb 11, 2016 05:03 PM EST

Obama created two new government entities on Tuesday as part of his $19 billion budget proposal on cybersecurity.

Mosquito

Obama Asking Congress For $1.8 Billion To Combat Zika Virus

Feb 08, 2016 01:15 PM EST

The money will be spent on mosquito control programs, vaccine research, health services for pregnant women and improving outbreak response and support capacities.

Ed Royce

Top Republican Asks John Kerry To Explain $1.7 Billion 'Ransom' Payment To Iran

Feb 05, 2016 05:21 AM EST

Rep. Ed Royce says that some Republicans see the $1.7 billion payment to Iran as a "ransom" for the release of American prisoners.

Coding For Younger Generations

Obama Allocates $4 Billion Fund For 'Computer Science For All Initiative'

Jan 31, 2016 11:26 AM EST

The fund will be included in President Barack Obama's 2017 budget, which will then need the approval of Congress.

NOAA Data

NOAA Data Manipulation May Have Violated Federal Laws, Scientists Say

Jan 29, 2016 10:21 AM EST

Was the NOAA's data alternation in their 2015 study illegal? Hundreds of scientists are saying it may have been.

President Barack Obama

Gun Control: Obama To Discuss Executive Action At Town Hall

Jan 03, 2016 02:02 PM EST

Obama plans to target "our epidemic of gun violence" during a town hall meeting scheduled for Thursday.

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