Tag Archives: U . S . Federal

14Dec/17

Federal Communications Commission set to reverse net neutrality rules

NEW YORK, NEW YORK, UNITED STATES (FILE) (REUTERS) – The U.S. Federal Communications Commission is expected on Thursday (December 14) to rescind net neutrality rules championed by Democratic former President Barack Obama that barred the blocking or slowing of internet traffic. Continue reading

30Mar/17
FBI Director James Comey

Comey: FBI struggled to open hundreds of encryped devices

FBI director James Comey says his agency’s capacity to gather evidence is shrinking as encryption technology grows more complex. Continue reading

13Feb/17

After a series of immigration raids in the U.S., Mexican day laborers in New York learn about their rights

After a U.S. federal immigration agents arrest hundreds of undocumented immigrants, the Consul General of Mexico to New York educates day laborers about what to do in case of an immigration raid.

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10Feb/17

Trump, reacting to U.S. appeals court ruling, tweets: “SEE YOU IN COURT”

President Donald Trump tweets “SEE YOU IN COURT, THE SECURITY OF OUR NATION IS AT STAKE!” shortly after a U.S. federal appeals court unanimously upholds a temporary suspension of his immigration travel ban order.

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10Feb/17

U.S. Appeals Court upholds suspension of Trump travel ban-ruling

A U.S. federal appeals court on Thursday (February 9) unanimously upheld a temporary suspension of President Donald Trump’s order that restricted travel from seven Muslim-majority countries.

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16Jan/17

Sterling skids to three-month low as “hard Brexit” fears bite

Sterling skids to its lowest levels – bar a “flash crash” in October – in 32 years on Monday, hit by fears that Prime Minister Theresa May will say on Tuesday that Britain is set for a “hard” Brexit out of the EU and its single market.

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12Jan/17

Former MI-6 spy revealed as author of Trump dossier

Former British Intelligence agent Christopher Steele is believed to have written a dossier on compromising material Russian operatives allegedly had collected on U.S. President-elect Donald Trump.

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12Dec/16

The Fed explained

The Federal Reserve inaugurates the Trump era this week with a near-certain interest rate increase. Here’s a look at the U.S. Federal Reserve’s decision-making process. Travis Hartman reports. Continue reading

21Nov/16
Stanley Fischer, vice chairman of the U.S. Federal Reserve

Washington can now help relieve ‘only game in town’ Fed – Fischer

The Federal Reserve’s second-in-command, vice chairman Stanley Fischer, warns against “inviting further trouble” by eliminating some of the so-called Dodd-Frank financial regulations. Jeanne Yurman reports. Continue reading

20Aug/16

AT&T, Apple, Google to work on ‘robocall’ crackdown

Tech giants and the U.S. Federal Communications Commission launch crackdown on robocalls. Bobbi Rebell reports.
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