U.S. State Department

Project Veritas Releases 'Deep State Unmasked' Video: 'Resist Everything. Every Level. F*** S*** Up'

James O'Keefe's Project Veritas has released their first dose of undercover footage allegedly revealing the shadowy actors of the "deep state." In …

U.S. Politics

Iowa veteran: It takes more than our military to keep America safe and strong

After two decades in the U.S. Army, I returned to Iowa for a second career as a financial professional, where I now spend a great deal of time …

U.S. Dept. of State

US to slash refugee admissions to 30,000 - France 24

The Trump administration slashed its annual cap on refugee acceptances Monday for the second year in a row, saying it would take a maximum of just 30,000 in the fiscal year to come.<p>That was down from a 45,000 limit in the year that ends on September 30 -- but higher than the actual number of …

U.S. Dept. of State

Jason Chaffetz Claims ‘Deep State’ Fought Back Against Him And Dug Into His Personal Life

9:53 AM 09/18/2018<p>Former Republican Rep. Jason Chaffetz of Utah said the “deep state” has tried to “embarrass” him by using the government to dig …

Conservative View

State Department's unclassified email system breached

<b>(CNN) —</b> The US State Department recently detected a breach of its unclassified email system, according to a State Department spokesperson.<p>"The Department recently detected activity of concern in its unclassified email system, affecting less than 1% of employee inboxes," the spokesperson said in a …

U.S. Dept. of State

U.S. to limit the number of refugees allowed entry to 30,000, down from 45,000

The Trump administration will cap the number of refugees who will be allowed into the United States to 30,000 in the next fiscal year, a significant …

News (U.S.)

Florida governor booed out of restaurant over red tide algae issues

Florida Gov. Rick Scott (R) was reportedly booed out of a restaurant as protesters vented their frustration over the state’s red algae tide …

Florida

Rights group hits out at Houthi prosecutions of Baha'i in Yemen

Rights groups have spoken out after a Yemen court under Houthi control began prosecuting 24 Baha’i, accusing them of atheism and of spying for Israel …

Rights & Freedoms

State Department emails have been breached

Earlier this month the State Department’s unclassified email system was breached exposing some employees' personal identifying information, Politico …

U.S. Dept. of State

Trump administration cuts refugee admissions to 30,000

The Trump administration announced Monday it will cut the maximum number of refugees allowed into the country next year to 30,000, citing national security concerns and the need to restore integrity to the system.<p>Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said that the administration is lowering the refugee …

Trump Administration

Rubio Wants DOJ Investigation Into Kerry’s Iran Meddling

10:19 AM 09/18/2018<p>Florida Republican Sen. Marco Rubio wants the Department of Justice to investigate John Kerry’s freelance diplomacy with Iran, Fox …

Marco Rubio

The African youth boom: what's worrying Bill Gates

What worries Bill Gates most? The booming population of Africa looms over his foundation’s latest global survey. By the end of this century there will be 4 billion more people on Earth – and 3 billion of these extra souls will be born in Africa. The challenge, he says, is that “Africa must almost …

Bill Gates

Mississippi reaches 33 West Nile virus cases so far in 2018

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Two central Mississippi counties are reporting new cases of West Nile virus, bringing the state's total to 33 so far this year.<p>The Mississippi State Department of Health says Monday that the new cases are in Hinds and Rankin counties.<p>Mississippi has among the highest numbers …

West Nile virus

State Department defends itself against 'racism' allegations

WASHINGTON (AFP) -<p>The US State Department is on the defensive after Democratic lawmakers said the agency was remaining silent over xenophobia and racism, and an ex-diplomat said white males were the overwhelming majority in senior official recruits.<p>Detractors at the department say Republican Donald …

U.S. Dept. of State

White and Male: Trump’s Ambassadors Don’t Look Like the Rest of America

President Donald Trump is pushing through scores of ambassador appointments to fill the depleted ranks of the U.S. State Department, but seasoned …

Foreign Policy

Highway 99 Tunnel Opening Delayed (Again), This Time Until 2019

The Highway 99 tunnel is late, again, but this time it's not Bertha's fault. by Lester BlackThis tunnel took $3.2 billion to build and is now three …

Washington State

Save Money By Checking This Box On Your Next Passport Application

Traveling the world seems to be on everybody’s agenda. For any United States citizen looking to travel abroad, you must first apply for a passport. …

U.S. Dept. of State

Inmate with convictions in Gwinnett, Cobb counties escapes

An inmate who was convicted of multiple offenses in Gwinnett and Cobb counties escaped from a state prison facility Monday, officials said.<p>Kevin …

U.S. Dept. of State

Floodwaters of Florence put North Carolina dams under stress

Devastating flooding in North Carolina in the aftermath of Hurricane Florence has raised concerns about whether dams across the state, some of them …

North Carolina

State Department suffers data breach, Markey seeks briefing

<i>With help from Eric Geller, Martin Matishak, Laurens Cerulus, Cristiano Lima and Christian Vasquez</i><p><b>MORE LIKE BREACHY BOTTOM? —</b> The newly revealed email breach at the State Department is the latest black eye for an agency continually besieged by cybersecurity audits and critical watchdog reports. In …

U.S. Dept. of State

Revere blaze displaces 100; complex ‘may be a total loss’

Some 100 residents were displaced by a five-alarm apartment building fire on Franklin Avenue in Revere Sunday.<p>No civilian injuries were reported and …

U.S. Dept. of State

Seattle's Alaskan Way Viaduct to close in January 2019

The replacement tunnel for the Alaskan Way Viaduct through Seattle will open in early 2019, slightly delayed from most recent estimates.<p>Seattle …

Washington State

Gunmen Dressed as Mariachi Band Kill 5 in Mexico City Tourist District

Police in Mexico City have detained at least two men after a deadly shooting Friday night in the capital city’s popular historic Plaza Garibaldi left …

Mexico City

7 Dead Pit Bulls, Including Puppy, Found Dumped in Trash Bags in New York

Seven dead pit bulls were recently found dumped in garbage bags in a sump on Long Island and authorities are asking the public’s help to find those …

New York State

Even If Your Toddler's Got All Their Teeth, They Can Still Choke On These Foods

There are very few things as terrifying as seeing your child choke. While I've never experienced a life-threatening choking incident with one of my …

New York State

Only 11 Percent of the State Department’s Devices Are Highly Secure

A bipartisan group of senators sent a letter to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo urging cybersecurity reform within the State Department.<p>If you …

U.S. Dept. of State

Former UM doctor facing child sex-related charges takes plea deal

ANN ARBOR, MI - A former University of Michigan pediatric doctor who was fired and stripped of his medical license amid child sex and pornography …

Ann Arbor

Florence flood waters swallow Conway neighborhood, continue to rise

Florence flooding devastates Conway neighborhood<p>Posted!<p>A link has been posted to your Facebook feed.<p>Autoplay<p>Show Thumbnails<p>Show Captions<p>CONWAY — …

Floods

GOP Candidate Told Anti-Muslim Hate Group America Should Not 'Provide Entitlements' to Refugees

Immediately after progressive Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum became the first African-American major party candidate for governor of Florida, his …

Liberal View

Driver admits phone distraction before crash that killed teacher, daughter

The motorist has a slew of traffic convictions including at least nine for speeding and three for driving while his license was suspended.

Online Life