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(an) exceptionally rare relic of humanity's greatest achievement - landing a man on the moon." In fact, in the court fight over whether Carlson could get the bag back from NASA, the government described the bag as "a rare artifact, if not a national ...
The director of the federal Office of government Ethics has taken note of the large number of former Lobbyists hired by the Trump administration and exercised his authority to seek the waivers those new officials have received to take up their positions.
A day later, Gillespie issued a carefully worded statement in support of the president's order. "As governor, I will work with the federal government to protect our homeland and the safety of Virginians. As the son of an immigrant, I know we can be a ...
"I think we're kind of proving what's not viable right now, and by keeping the discussion going I think we can finally get to one that can pass and fund the core functions of government," he said. Often, House Majority Leader Don Hineman and Senate ...
A bill passed by the Kansas Legislature this month would allow cities to create common consumption areas where people could drink while shopping and ...
States and the federal government equally split revenues resulting from the leasing of onshore mineral resources on federal public lands within their borders.
Moldova's government is expelling five Russian diplomats from the former Soviet republic. A spokeswoman for the Foreign and European Integration Ministry confirmed Monday that the diplomats will be expelled.
The Croatian government has entered talks to save retailer Agrokor, the country's biggest private company and employer, from bankruptcy.
A series of evacuation deals in the area in recent months leaves the government of President Bashar Assad firmly in control of the capital, once encircled by rebels.
An Iraqi government-sanctioned paramilitary force moved on Monday to capture a key town beyond the city of Mosul from the Islamic State group, tightening its grip on series of towns and villages near the Syrian border, officials said.
A day later, Gillespie issued a carefully worded statement in support of the president's order. "As governor, I will work with the federal government to protect our homeland and the safety of Virginians. As the son of an immigrant, I know we can be a ...
Supporters' case for: Lesniak has shown commitment to liberal causes over three decades in the Legislature, and he argues that his long career shows he knows how government works. Opponents' case against: Lesniak is an insider whose law firm profited ...
Moldova's pro-European Liberal Party quit the ruling coalition Monday following the arrest of Chisinau's mayor, but it looks like the government can keep its majority. The Liberal Party withdrew its three ministers, a deputy premier and politically ...
The Texas Legislature has approved an overhaul of an academic accountability rating system that issues schools and school districts A to F letter grades.
U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke (ZINK'-ee) says the name for America's tallest mountain should remain Denali. The News-Miner reports (http://bit.
A Democrat hasn't won statewide office since 1994 in Texas, the longest political losing streak in the nation, and the state so relishes small government that its Legislature only convenes every other year. That means state lawmakers won't meet again ...
But the Gundersons have cited precedent dating back to the 1787 Northwest Ordinance to make their case that the government's interest is limited to navigable waters and does not include shorelines, which they claim may be privately owned. "Any boundary ...
... that drones could possibly carry, and to prevent drones from sneaking drugs or contraband to inmates. But opponents say the federal - not state - government is charged with overseeing airspace, and worry the bill could stifle the booming drone ...
Congressional Democrats on Sunday demanded to hear directly from top White House adviser Jared Kushner over allegations of proposed secret back-channel communications with Russia, saying the security clearance of President Donald Trump's ...
Burns & McDonnell has claimed the spotlight in its unsolicited $1 billion plan for a new terminal at Kansas City International Airport.
The violence erupted last Tuesday night when the government launched a raid to capture Isnilon Hapilon, who is on Washington's list of most-wanted terrorists.
prosecutors say the trial of a Chinese billionaire charged in a United Nations bribery case will not begin Tuesday after all. Prosecutors said Sunday that Manhattan federal Judge Vernon Broderick agreed to their request for a 30-day delay of the trial ...
The violence erupted Tuesday night when the government launched a raid to capture Isnilon Hapilon, who is on Washington's list of most-wanted terrorists.
If the early ads are any indication, health care issues will play a major role in the 2018 race for the U.S. Senate seat now held by Missouri Democrat Claire ...
"The people's confidence in their government has eroded," said state Rep. ... Because just a few minutes later, without pausing to note the irony, Frederick and his friends told Kansas City and St. Louis they had no right to set their own minimum wages.
"I thought it was pretty disgusting," said Lisa Pelofsky, a former Kansas City police commissioner who has been inside to review conditions and helped write a 2015 task force report on the need for jail improvements.
Kansas City municipal government is accepting applications from city residents for its 2017 minor home repair program.
The Unified government of Wyandotte County/Kansas City, Kan., objected, saying the tapes were part of an ongoing Criminal Investigation and citing an exception in the open records law relating to investigatory records.
The bloodshed deepens the woes of the majority-Muslim nation and underlines the near-impossible task of protecting Egypt's Christians at a time when el-Sissi's government is struggling to crush the Islamic insurgency and revive the battered economy.
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte ordered his troops to crush militants who are fighting street battles with government forces in the south, warning Friday that the country is at a grave risk of "contamination" by the Islamic State group.
"Until the Iranian regime is willing to be a partner for peace, all nations of conscience must work together to isolate Iran, deny it funding for terrorism and pray for the day when the Iranian people have the just and righteous government they deserve.".
A liberal government watchdog organization filed a complaint with the acting U.S. attorney for the Western District of Missouri requesting an investigation into whether Richard violated federal law by accepting a $100,000 contribution.
The Kansas City Mayor's Nights program, which includes summer activities for teens, starts Friday, May 26, 2017, and continues through early August.
Lawmakers only have enough money to keep working another week. The top Senate Republican wants to wrap the session by next Friday.
The court found that the ban, which targeted people from several Muslim-majority nations, violated the Establishment Clause of the First Amendment, which prevents the government from establishing religious orthodoxy or favoring one religion over another.
But even the muscle of the legislative and executive branches of government isn't enough. The U.S. Commission of Fine arts raised fresh concerns last week about one of the most fought-over aspects of the memorial's design: tall stainless steel mesh ...
Doctors in Kansas would have to give patients more information at least 24 hours before an abortion under a bill passed by the House on Thursday on an 84-38 vote.
AECOM, a major engineering firm based in Los Angeles, has asked the Kansas City Council to be considered for a new airport terminal deal.
"I think the majority of people don't have that defeatist attitude, but they sometimes just don't see the way and that's where government can come in, and be very helpful," he said. "It can provide the ladder of opportunity, it can provide the ...
"The people who believe in voter intimidation believe that the minute you make a political donation, that you immediately need to turn all your information over to the government," Greitens said. Greitens' defense of dark money this week stands in ...
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Kansas City's announcement Wednesday makes it just the latest insurer to drop out of the government-backed marketplaces that were a pillar of the Obama-era federal health care overhaul law. (Google Maps). Kansas City, MO.
For a second day in a row people are talking about Melania Trump's hands - specifically, whether she's holding her husband's hand or not.
A Johnson County man would be the first openly gay member of the Kansas Legislature if he succeeds in his bid for a seat in the Kansas House.
Duterte's martial law declaration will help government forces carry out searches and arrests and detain rebel suspects more quickly, Lorenzana said.
"We are going to do more with less, and make the government lean and accountable to the people," Trump's budget document reads.
Rep. Tom Sawyer, in Wichita recovering from the flu, woke up late Monday afternoon. As he ate a bowl of oatmeal, he learned that the House would debate a tax bill that night, possibly paving the way for lawmakers to end the session if it passed.
The message from a senator to the government ethics office: Use your authority to force the president to reveal how many waivers he's granted to ex-Lobbyists in his new administration.
Tamika Pledger's silver Mercedes Benz was going at least 55 mph in a 20 mph zone when she crested the hill, "plowed into a group of kids and changed their lives forever," prosecutor James spies told a jury Tuesday in her involuntary manslaughter trial ...
The ACLU filed a motion with U.S. District Court of Kansas in Kansas City, Kan. late Monday seeking to remove that designation and enable their contents to be shared with the wider public.
University of Missouri-Kansas City Chancellor Leo Morton Tuesday in a memo to campus announced he will retire. Morton, who had been a Kansas City business executive, was named chancellor in December 2008, after having served as the interim ...




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