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Paul Manafort had an ambitious plan to benefit the Putin government, report says
Paul Manafort had an ambitious plan to benefit the Putin government, report saysPresident Donald Trump's former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, secretly worked for a Russian billionaire to advance the interests of Russian President Vladimir Putin a decade ago and proposed an ambitious political strategy to undermine anti-Russian ...read more
Source: Los Angeles Times
Published on Wed, 22 Mar 2017 14:51:00 GMT
Corruption In Government: Justice Department Sees Drop In Cases Against Corrupt Officials
Corruption In Government: Justice Department Sees Drop In Cases Against Corrupt OfficialsContrary to the common belief that corruption is on the rise within the U.S. government—a swamp desperately in need of draining, as some might say—prosecutions of corrupt officials fell markedly in the first five months of fiscal year 2017 ...read more
Source: International Business Times
Published on Wed, 22 Mar 2017 14:07:00 GMT
Gorsuch Defends Hobby Lobby’s Pro-Life Values: “Sincerely-Held Religious Beliefs Cannot be Abridged by the Government”
Gorsuch Defends Hobby Lobby’s Pro-Life Values: “Sincerely-Held Religious Beliefs Cannot be Abridged by the Government”Under tough questioning by pro-abortion Democrats during day two of his confirmation hearings, Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch defended the pro-life values of Hobby Lobby and Little Sisters of the Poor. This was the second time Gorsuch defended Little ...read more
Source: Life News
Published on Wed, 22 Mar 2017 14:53:00 GMT
Government offers incentives for innovation
Government offers incentives for innovationThe federal government is following through on some of its commitments to innovation in the 2017 budget, declaring, "Canada must do more to encourage innovation. The future success of all Canadians relies on it." Here are some of the highlights for ...read more
Source: CBC
Published on Wed, 22 Mar 2017 14:50:00 GMT
The government health program the GOP wants to gut has had a big impact on the opioid epidemic
The government health program the GOP wants to gut has had a big impact on the opioid epidemicOne of the key proposals of the American Healthcare Act, the GOP leadership's plan to repeal and replace Obamacare, is a massive spending cut to Medicaid, the government-run health program that provides insurance primarily to pregnant women, single ...read more
Source: Business Insider
Published on Wed, 22 Mar 2017 14:10:00 GMT
Westminster attack: government minister tried to save dying policeman
Westminster attack: government minister tried to save dying policemanTales of horror, drama and suffering are beginning to emerge from Wednesday’s terrorist attack at Westminster in central London. British MPs were inside the House of Commons in the middle of a working day. Outside the streets were crammed with people ...read more
Source: Euronews
Published on Wed, 22 Mar 2017 14:54:00 GMT
Federal budget 2017: Trudeau government projects $28.5 billion deficit in 2017-2018
Federal budget 2017: Trudeau government projects $28.5 billion deficit in 2017-2018OTTAWA – The Trudeau government unveiled a budgetary crystal ball Wednesday that foresees slightly smaller deficits and a growth-lifting plan that places “big bets” on what the feds predict will be high-potential sectors. WATCH: Eric Sorensen ...read more
Source: Global News
Published on Wed, 22 Mar 2017 14:49:00 GMT
Mayo Clinic CEO: Government-insured patients get same care as business leaders
Mayo Clinic CEO: Government-insured patients get same care as business leadersMayo Clinic CEO Dr. John Noseworthy is defending controversial comments he made in December regarding prioritizing patients with private insurance, saying in a speech Wednesday that the organization is committed to caring for Medicare and Medicaid patients.read more
Source: The Business Journal
Published on Wed, 22 Mar 2017 01:15:00 GMT
After 19 hours of debate - through the night - Haiti welcomes a new government
After 19 hours of debate - through the night - Haiti welcomes a new governmentHaiti’s new government was sworn in Tuesday, hours after receiving the nod of approval from the Lower Chamber of Deputies. Jack Guy Lafontant, a gastroenterologist with no political experience, was ratified as prime minister by the chamber days after ...read more
Source: The Miami Herald
Published on Tue, 21 Mar 2017 17:01:00 GMT
Federal government review coming for at least three departments in public service
Federal government review coming for at least three departments in public serviceThe public service can expect a “comprehensive review” of at least three departments as part of a federal government effort to eliminate inefficient programs, curb wasteful spending and end ineffective and obsolete initiatives, according to the federal ...read more
Source: Toronto Sun
Published on Wed, 22 Mar 2017 13:36:00 GMT