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... to federal authorities about how it would use the federal registrations. State law gives the Corrections Department the responsibility to carry out court-imposed death sentences, said department spokeswoman Dawn-Renee Smith. The lethal-injection substances were purchased in the United States and ...
A DFAT spokesperson said the Federal Government, through Geoscience Australia, had agreed to the request "to provide advice on the scientific basis of the earthquake and seismic activity in the region." Geoscience Australia told the ABC in a statement that assessment done since the quake "indicates ...

Oliver Vitouch, vice-president of Universities Austria, said that "the appointment of the trustees by the federal government is not as bad as feared but still bad ... A spokesman for the Medical University of Vienna said its new board members were "renowned personalities" and that it looked forward to "fruitful ...
In a move that could allow the storied Bunker Hill Mine in Kellogg to reopen, the federal government has settled a longstanding Superfund lawsuit against its owner. The agreement, filed Monday in U.S. District Court in Boise, resolves past environmental liabilities against the Bunker Hill Mine's owner and ...
Brad Little, a Republican candidate running to be Idaho's next governor, has gone on the defensive after spending months campaigning on a plan that has since been deemed legally dubious by the federal government. Earlier this year, Little joined Gov. C.L. "Butch" Otter and Idaho Department of Insurance ...
Deana Lynn, from Detroit, is shown with her kids and other Syrian children at a shelter where they hide from Russian and Syrian government forces ... Lynn met her husband in the 1990s while she was studying English literature at the University of Michigan and he was on a visit to the United States. Five of ...

ERBIL, Kurdistan Region (Kurdistan 24) - An Iraqi government spokesperson on Monday said an agreement on outstanding issues between the Federal Government of Iraq and the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) had reached its "final stages." Saad al-Hadithi, the Iraqi government spokesperson, revealed that the ...
LONG BRANCH, New Jersey - The federal government has been advising a beach town on the Jersey Shore on plans to build a pier and start a ferry ... Kushner Cos. spokeswoman Christine Taylor said the pier would benefit Long Branch, and had "no specific benefit to us versus anyone else" in town.
"As your U.S. representative in Congress, it's my job to serve as a resource to connect you with your local and federal government." His congressional spokeswoman, Hilton Beckham, says Rokita's use of franking has helped him inform constituents "about issues and services his office provides to help job ...
The United States government does not finance Olympic bids, which often cost upward of $50 million just to prepare, then billions more if the city wins. They require multiple stadiums and tens of thousands of hotel rooms. The only American places with a chance are those that already have the infrastructure ...
A senior Pakistani official has told the country's lawmakers that Ehsanullah Ehsan, the former spokesman of the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) and Jamaat-ul-Ahrar (JuA), both ... The United States placed Jammat-ul-Ahrar on a list of specially designated global terrorist organizations in 2016. TTP was ...
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia - Ethiopia's defense minister on Saturday ruled out a military takeover a day after the East African nation declared a new state of emergency amid the worst anti-government protests in a quarter-century. The United States said it "strongly disagrees" with the new declaration that ...
South Sudan In Focus requested an interview with Michael Makuei, South Sudan's minister of information and the government's spokesman, but has not spoken to him yet. Troika statement. The troika countries of Norway, the United States and Britain -- the countries that funded and facilitated the 2015 ...
All of those in violation of the immigration laws may be subject to enforcement proceedings, up to and including removal from the United States," reads a February 2017 department fact sheet. "The guidance makes clear, however, that (the federal Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency, or ICE) ...
6, 2018, $300 million loan for Puerto Rico's power company after a federal judge rejected a previous $1 billion loan request despite warnings the U.S. ... A federal judge found Thursday that neither the board nor government officials provided sufficient evidence to prove the power company needed a $1 ...

10 in Moraga, California. (Tyler Tjomsland / The Spokesman-Review). By Jim Meehan jimm@spokesman.com(208) 659-3791 ... J1, retired from a long-time career working for the federal government, is the life of the party. "Pops has a lot more to say than son," assistant coach Brian Michaelson said with a ...
EAST HARTFORD, Conn. - U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal is calling for a $1 billion federal government investment for the development of a universal flu vaccine. The Connecticut Democrat announced the proposal Saturday at a flu shot clinic in East Hartford. He's co-sponsoring the bill with Massachusetts ...
"It's a great reminder of how much time and money is wasted on redundancy in our federal government." One commonly proposed change to reduce the cost of major infrastructure is a repeal of federal and state prevailing wage laws, but it may not be worth arguing over in the short term. In the current labor ...
army general Walter Souza Braga Neto will oversee all state security and it is expected to be in charge until the end of this year, a spokesperson at the presidential palace told BNamericas. ... In Brazil, the federal government is not responsible for public safety, but rather the states and Municipalities are.
"The president's proposal represents a commitment to getting the government back to its basic functions," said Tom Pyle, president of the American Energy Alliance, a free-market advocacy group. The administration would strike funding for climate and environmental programs across the federal government ...
Mexico City - Mexico's Interior Department has acknowledged that federal intelligence agency sent a plainclothes agent to tail an opposition presidential candidate, even though the candidate never asked for and apparently did not want a tail. There have long been fears the ruling party was using the ...
Apollo Fuhriman loves his job. He's from the government, and he's helping. His job is finding regulations to eliminate. "We look at regulations, guidance documents, anything the federal government touches that we can streamline, cut, reduce or make easier, better and faster to use by small business," he ...
WASHINGTON -- The American Forces Network will broadcast the NFL's conference championship games on Sunday despite the federal government shutdown. ... AFN programming relies on civilian government employees, according to Department of Defense spokeswoman Dana W. White, and they were furloughed at ...
Senate Majority Leader Mitch Mcconnell, center, R-Ky., walks to his office early Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018, at the Capitol in Washington. The federal government shut down at the stroke of midnight Friday, halting all but the most essential operations. (Jose Luis Magana / Associated Press). By Alan Fram ...
Thousands of federal employees began their work week gripped with doubt, uncertain of when they'll be able to return to work and how long they'll have to .... that runs ferries to the statue and Ellis Island, the historic entry point in New York harbor for immigrants to the United States that is now a museum.
The United States Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colorado, announced that they have canceled all sporting events due to the federal government ... navy spokesman Scott Strasemeier told CNN that the Navy athletics program is not funded by the government since the Naval Academy Athletic ...
Now, as the federal official in charge of managing government operations during the lapse in funding, Mulvaney is taking steps to ameliorate the shutdown, giving agencies more flexibility to remain open by using, for instance, previously appropriated money to keep their doors open. He accused the Obama ...
Every federal department is required to publish a contingency plan for the possibility of a government shutdown. ... morning, US Army Alaska will continue to operate but will do so with a significantly reduced workforce as most civilian employees will be furloughed," said USARAK spokesperson Lt. Col.
students receiving federal financial aid won't be immediately impacted by the government shutdown, UW-Madison spokesman John Lucas said. ... The Wisconsin National Guard canceled its drill weekend for more than 200 soldiers and airmen, spokesman Joe Trovato said, and it may not be the only ...
WASHINGTON - Thousands of federal employees began their weekends gripped with doubt, uncertain of when they'll be able to return to work and how long they'll have to go without being paid after a bitter political dispute in Washington triggered a government shutdown. Many government operations ...
Federal employees deemed "essential," including law enforcement, will remain on the job. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers workers who operate Northwest dams also are among those considered essential. "Obviously the dams need to keep running to generate electricity," Corps spokeswoman Sarah ...
After pushing a herd of last year's calves inside a waiting trailer, Riley readily shared his views of allegations brought by the federal government that his ranch has trespassed and profited from an odd-shaped piece of publicly-owned ground sandwiched between railroad tracks and his ranch, located just ...
While the board is not a direct line for sexual harassment complaints, it does serve as a safeguard against retaliation for about two million federal workers. And it's another piece of a complicated maze of government systems that handle sexual harassment claims, an issue that has rocked American ...
A federal jury deliberated a week before reaching the partial verdict in New York. ... The government's star witness, a former marketing executive from Argentina, Alejandro Burzaco, testified that he and his company arranged to pay $160 million in bribes over the course of several years until his arrest in ...
WASHINGTON - Congress passed a stopgap spending bill Thursday, averting a partial government shutdown at midnight Friday but pushing into January showdowns on spending, immigration, health care and national security. Among the issues still to be resolved is federal aid for victims of recent ...
WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump signed a temporary spending bill into law on Friday to avert a government shutdown after the Republican-led Congress did the bare minimum in a sprint toward the holidays and punted disputes on immigration, health care and the budget to next year. The measure ...
Kieran Suckling, executive director of the Arizona-based Center for Biological Diversity, said the federal government "has been screwing up" on the Bundy cases in a variety of ways. He said in Oregon, the prosecution was forced to simultaneously convince a jury that the Bundys and their supporters were ...
Congress gave final approval to a sweeping spending bill Thursday evening that sidesteps a government shutdown less than 36 hours before the year-end ... Regardless, Conn Carroll, the senator's spokesman, said Lee "does not believe" the federal government should be funded through continuing ...
New People's army spokesman Jorge Madlos said in a statement posted on a rebel website that the Maoist guerrillas would hold their fire from Dec. ... The guerrillas have scuttled peace talks in the past after accusing the government of helping the United Nations and the United States designate them as ...
"The federal government's response to the needs of the U.S. citizens of Puerto Rico remains unconscionably inadequate, and the investigation of these ... The senior Democrat on the Senate Homeland Security and governmental Affairs Committee, Claire McCaskill of Missouri, has also asked FEMA ...
The ruling marked yet another setback for Federal Prosecutors, who have struggled to obtain convictions against the Bundy family and its supporters. The cases have become a rallying point for those who believe the federal government has overstepped its authority by controlling public lands operated by ...
Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen participates in a moderated discussion at New York University's Stern school of Business, Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2017, in New ... On Wednesday, the government estimated that the economy grew at a 3.3 percent annual rate in the July-September period. President Donald ...
WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court signaled Wednesday it could impose limits on the government's ability to track Americans' movements through collection of their cellphone information. The justices ... The judge at Carpenter's trial refused to suppress the records, and a federal appeals court agreed.
The government's star witness appeared before jurors on Wednesday in federal court in Manhattan wearing tan prisoner scrubs even though he testified he ... Assistant U.S. Attorney Sidhardha Kamaraju elicited details of what the United States has said was a well-orchestrated conspiracy to evade U.S. ...
The Florida areas hardest-hit by Hurricane Irma will get $615.9 million from the federal government that is earmarked for housing, business losses and ... Orange County expects to get a final tally on damage, much of which was related to debris, by the end of January, according to a spokeswoman.
Thousands of Puerto Ricans remain homeless, and many complain that the federal government is taking too long to install tarps. ... A FEMA spokesman, Ron Roth, said the agency's review process was "somewhat expedited" after Hurricane Maria to respond as quickly as possible to the emergency. But he ...
A government attorney representing the defendants referred questions to U.S. District Court spokesman Jim Cross, who said he was unable to answer the question late Tuesday. A Haskell spokesman also declined to provide additional information or comment on the settlement, referring questions to a U.S. ...
(The CDC referred science to the State Department; a spokesperson explained that "short-term travel by U.S. government officials to Cuba is currently limited to those involved with the ongoing investigation" into the alleged attacks.) And the closure of the U.S. consulate here in October means that Cubans ...


 

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