United States | Deputy Secretary Sullivan’s Meeting With Iraqi President Dr. Barhim Salih

United States – The below is attributable to Spokesperson Heather Nauert:‎ On October 14, Deputy Secretary of State John J. Sullivan met in Baghdad with newly elected President of Iraq, Dr. Barhim Salih. The Deputy Secretary congratulated newly elected President Salih on his election and emphasized the importance of quickly forming a government in a manner … Continue reading United States | Deputy Secretary Sullivan’s Meeting With Iraqi President Dr. Barhim Salih

WASHINGTON | Warren accuses Trump of ‘creepy’ comments about her DNA test

WASHINGTON — Sen. Elizabeth Warren is suggesting President Donald Trump’s comment about him personally administering a DNA test to her to prove her Native American heritage is “creepy.” She tweeted Monday that the president makes “creepy physical threats” about women who scare him, including her. “He’s trying to do what he always does to women … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Warren accuses Trump of ‘creepy’ comments about her DNA test

United States | Assistant Secretary Christopher A. Ford Travels to Canada

United States – Assistant Secretary for International Security and Nonproliferation Christopher A. Ford is in Quebec, Canada, October 15–18, to participate in the G7 Nonproliferation Directors Group meeting and in joint sessions with the G7 Nuclear Safety and Security Group and the Global Partnership Against Weapons and Materials of Mass Destruction. While there, he will … Continue reading United States | Assistant Secretary Christopher A. Ford Travels to Canada

United States | 21st Century Border Management Initiative Executive Steering Committee Policy-Level Meeting

United States – The State Department hosted the 21st Century Border Management Initiative Executive Steering Committee on Monday, October 15, an annual policy-level conference to discuss the strategic partnership between the United States and Mexico to secure the border and improve border efficiency. The U.S. delegation was led by Department of State Acting Deputy Assistant … Continue reading United States | 21st Century Border Management Initiative Executive Steering Committee Policy-Level Meeting

United States | Assistant Secretary Marie Royce Travels to Spain

United States – Assistant Secretary of State for Educational and Cultural Affairs Marie Royce is visiting Spain from October 15–17 to represent the United States during the celebration of the 60th anniversary of the binational agreement between Spain and United States to establish the Fulbright Program. During her visit, Assistant Secretary Royce will deliver remarks … Continue reading United States | Assistant Secretary Marie Royce Travels to Spain

TRENTON, N.J. US wants drug prices in TV ads: ‘Patients deserve to know’

TRENTON, N.J. — The federal government said Monday that it wants to force drugmakers to disclose prices for prescription medicines in their TV commercials. The drug industry’s main trade group said drug companies are only willing to disclose the prices on their websites, not in commercials, and they’ll start doing that next spring. Health and … Continue reading TRENTON, N.J. US wants drug prices in TV ads: ‘Patients deserve to know’

Homeland Security News: FEMA Leads Massive Whole Community Response Effort for Hurricane Michael Survivors

WASHINGTON – Thousands of first responders and volunteers continue working together to save lives, restore power and help survivors affected by Hurricane Michael. More than 16,000 federal employees, including over 8,000 military personnel have been deployed to support Hurricane Michael response efforts. Since Michael’s landfall, search and rescue teams from FEMA, the U.S. Coast Guard, … Continue reading Homeland Security News: FEMA Leads Massive Whole Community Response Effort for Hurricane Michael Survivors

North Carolina News: RALEIGH, United States Attorney Robert J. Higdon, Jr. Announces Progress in Making Our Communities Safer Through Project Safe

Neighborhoods and the “Take Back North Carolina” Initiative RALEIGH, N.C. – One year ago, the Department of Justice announced the revitalization and enhancement of Project Safe Neighborhoods (PSN), which Attorney General Sessions has made the centerpiece of the Department’s violent crime reduction strategy. PSN is an evidence-based program proven to be effective at reducing violent … Continue reading North Carolina News: RALEIGH, United States Attorney Robert J. Higdon, Jr. Announces Progress in Making Our Communities Safer Through Project Safe