Government

Stunned Mexico ponders new relationship with US

Nov 9th, 2016 | By

By MARIA VERZA and CHRISTOPHER SHERMAN,  Associated Press MEXICO CITY (AP) — Hours after the United States elected Donald Trump to be its next president, Mexico began carefully laying the groundwork for a relationship with a new leader who campaigned against its citizens and threatened to wreak havoc with its economy. President Enrique Pena Nieto
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Scottish govt takes step toward another independence vote

Oct 13th, 2016 | By

Associated Press LONDON (AP) — Next week the Scottish government will publish a bill laying the groundwork for a new independence referendum, the country’s leader announced Thursday — the first step toward a new vote on whether Scotland should leave the United Kingdom. Scottish voters rejected independence in 2014 by 55 percent to 45 percent,
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Video: Sen. Risch discusses terrorism on CNN

Sep 22nd, 2016 | By

Press Release Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senator Jim Risch (R-ID) today appeared live on CNN’s “The Situation Room” to discuss the recent attacks in New York and New Jersey. Risch is a member of both the Senate Intelligence and Foreign Relations Committees.



Businesses, Commerce Department tackle refugee aid at UN

Sep 22nd, 2016 | By
U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker. Photo from the U.S. Commerce Department.

By The U.S. Commerce Department/Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker Tuesday, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker hosted the President’s Call to Action Refugee Roundtable held in conjunction with the United Nations General Assembly. President Obama joined the roundtable halfway through the discussion to hear the business leaders’ thoughts on how to address the refugee crisis.
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