CBS News - 8 hours 48 min ago
There have been growing calls to dismantle the Department of Homeland Security, as the Trump administration deploys federal agents to crack down on crime. Richard A. Clarke a former national security official who served under George H.W. Bush, Bill Clinton and George W. Bush joins CBSN's Tanya Rivero to discuss.
The Hill - 10 hours 31 min ago
Former Vice President Joe Biden urged the Trump administration and countries around the world to send assistance to Lebanon after a ...
The Hill - 11 hours 55 min ago
Congressional Democrats and Trump administration officials say they are aiming to have a deal on a fifth coronavirus package this week, in what would mark an escalation of the pace of the talks thus far.Treasury Se...
Nation Review - 11 hours 57 min ago
The Trump administration is seeking to boost arms sales to India following deadly clashes between Chinese and Indian soldiers.
NPR - 12 hours 49 min ago
The Trump Administration's new suicide prevention strategy mentions the touchy subject of gun-safety. It will aim to fight the stigma around people seeking help during a mental health crisis.
NPR - 13 hours 53 min ago
Negotiations over a coronavirus relief bill between the Trump administration and congressional Democrats have stalled, with both sides still saying they want a deal.
The Onion - 14 hours 30 min ago
WASHINGTON Still reeling from the unprecedented, complex ways in which they have fatally mishandled the Covid-19 pandemic, White House officials reportedly breathed a sigh of relief Tuesday after Tropical Storm Isaias gave them a simple, run-of-the-mill hurricane relief effort to fuck up. "A Category 1 storm hitting Read more...
Mashable - 15 hours 4 min ago
The Trump administration's possible ban on TikTok in the U.S. could prove to be a golden opportunity for the viral video app's competitors. This past weekend, President Trump announced that his administration was going to ban TikTok due to national security risks related to its Chinese-parent company, ByteDance. If the proposed ban moves forward, its users will undoubtedly defect, and look for a new but similar app to create and post social content. However, it's going to be very...
Insider - 15 hours 24 min ago
Big Tech is playing defense in the nation's capital as the Trump administration and Congress scrutinize the biggest companies on a slew of issues ranging from data privacy and security to antitrust concerns. The CEOs of Facebook, Amazon, Google, and Apple testified virtually in late July before the U.S. House's Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial, and Administrative Law. The Democrat-led panel is nearing the end of a year-long probe into whether the companies have too much control over...
The Boy Genius Report - 16 hours 23 min ago
Most people are expecting a new $1,200 check from the next stimulus bill, but the size of your new stimulus check might actually shock some of you. The coronavirus stimulus bill being debated in the Senate right now actually includes funding to pay parents even more money this time around if they have eligible dependent children. Thus, the new stimulus check for a family of four could be $3,400 or even more, if the family has more children. It can be hard to keep up with the relentless torrent of...
ABC News - 16 hours 32 min ago
A federal appeals court says a judge correctly struck down a new Trump administration rule denying green cards to legal immigrants who use Medicaid, food stamps and other forms of public assistance...
Daily Signal - 16 hours 49 min ago
The Trump administration will issue more than $35 million in grants to provide safe housing to survivors of human trafficking. The Justice Department was set... Read More The post Trump Administration Slates $35M to Help Survivors of Human Trafficking appeared first on The Daily Signal .
Roll Call - 17 hours 27 min ago
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Tuesday he’d support whatever agreement the Trump administration and congressional Democrats reach on a coronavirus relief package, even if he has "some problems with certain parts of it." The Kentucky Republican, who is up for reelection in November, said his definition of success in the stalled negotiations would be […] The post McConnell to support White House-Democrats deal, if one can be struck appeared first on Roll Call .
The Daily Beast - 17 hours 59 min ago
The Trump administration's efforts to deport undocumented immigrants en masse just got more expensive. And the agency charged with loading people onto planes and flying them back to their home countries is blaming the coronavirus pandemic for the price hike. In April, Immigrations and Customs Enforcement, a division of the Department of Homeland Security, increased its payments under a contract awarded in 2017 to Classic Air Charter, a company that subcontracts chartered deportation flights...
Roll Call - 18 hours 2 min ago
Trump administration officials and congressional leaders seem to be making some progress on the next COVID-19 relief bill after more than a week of talks. But key issues remain, including unemployment insurance, schools reopening, and state and local aid. CQ Roll Call's David Lerman and Jennifer Shutt break down the recent negotiations, discuss the sticking […] The post COVID-19 relief talks progress slowly appeared first on Roll Call .
Fast Company - 18 hours 40 min ago
The news late last week that Microsoft has been in negotiations to acquire the short-form video app TikTok was a bit surprising. Hearing business-focused Microsoft mentioned in the same sentence with the dancing and lip-syncing wonder that is TikTok didn’t sound quite right—at first. But upon further reflection, a Microsoft-TikTok tie-up begins to make more sense. In fact, a deal—if both companies are able to appease the Trump Administration—could be good news for Microsoft...
Geek Wire - 18 hours 55 min ago
Microsoft president Brad Smith once described the delicate “balance that we try to strike” when working with the Trump administration. He was referring to the tightrope act of partnering with the federal government one day, and suing it the next, during a Town Hall event in Seattle that I moderated last year. “Politics is often about pragmatism and not principle alone,” Smith said during the Seattle event. And now that pragmatism is on full display as Microsoft a company...
The Hill - 19 hours 12 min ago
The Trump administration on Tuesday announced that it will distribute over $35 million in grants to human trafficking survivors.Attorney ...
NY Post - 19 hours 21 min ago
WASHINGTON The Trump administration's plan to provide every nursing home with a fast COVID-19 testing machine comes with an asterisk: The government won't supply enough test kits to check staff and residents beyond an initial couple of rounds. A program that sounded like a game-changer when it was announced last month at the White...
CBS News - 19 hours 24 min ago
Rice said the coronavirus pandemic must be handled "far more effectively" than how the Trump administration is handling it.
Slate - 20 hours 15 min ago
A rushed, incomplete count would skew a decade of political representation and federal funding.
Insider - 20 hours 53 min ago
TikTok and its China-based parent company ByteDance have been on a hiring spree in the US this year, even as the company has faced threats of a ban or forced sale by the Trump administration. TikTok plans to add 10,000 employees in the US over the next three years. Business Insider analyzed the US Office of Foreign Labor Certification's third-quarter 2020 disclosure data for foreign workers to shed light on what TikTok and ByteDance paid employees in departments like engineering, product management...
Los Angeles Times - 21 hours 57 sec ago
L.A. is home to over 65 TikTok creators, some earning thousands a month. Several are concerned about a potential U.S. ban by the Trump administration.
Fox News - 21 hours 20 min ago
The Trump administration on Tuesday is expected to award more than $35 million in grants to provide safe, stable housing to survivors of human trafficking.