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National Parks Advisory Panel Members Quit Over 'Inexcusable' Treatment From Interior Sec. Zinke

Added: 17.01.2018 18:50 | 0 views | 0 comments

Three-quarters of the United States National Park Service advisory board participated in a mass resignation on Monday night, detailing their experiences with Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke's refusal to meet with the group according to National Public Radio. Nine of the panel's 12 members, led by Alaska Gov. Tony Knowles, handed in their resignation from the bipartisan panel, which was appointed by former President Barack Obama. Knowles sent a letter of resignation to Zinke from himself and the eight other members which relayed how the board "worked closely and productively through 2016 with dedicated National Park Service employees, an inspiring Director, and a fully supportive Department."...

Kentucky governor says he'll end Medicaid benefits for 400,000 if court blocks work requirements

Added: 17.01.2018 2:41 | 0 views | 0 comments


Gov. Matt Bevin says he will end Medicaid benefits for more than 400,000 Kentuckians if the courts stop him from requiring many of them to work.Kentucky was among 32 states that expanded Medicaid under President Barack Obama's health care law, and many more people signed up than forecast. The program...

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Chelsea Manning eyes Democratic nomination for Maryland Senate seat

Added: 14.01.2018 17:55 | 1 views | 0 comments

Manning was granted clemency by former U.S. President Barack Obama

Administration plan sees deterrence in new nuclear firepower

Added: 14.01.2018 10:55 | 0 views | 0 comments

WASHINGTON (AP) — With Russia in mind, the Trump administration is aiming to develop new nuclear firepower that it says will make it easier to deter threats to European allies. The plan, not yet approved by President Donald Trump, is intended to make nuclear conflict less likely. Critics argue it would do the opposite. The proposal is spelled out in a policy document, known officially as a "nuclear posture review," that puts the U.S. in a generally more aggressive nuclear stance. It is the first review of its kind since 2010 and is among several studies of security strategy undertaken since Trump took office. In many ways it reaffirms the nuclear policy of President Barack Obama, including...

Chelsea Manning files to run for Senate

Added: 13.01.2018 20:39 | 0 views | 0 comments

Manning was convicted of giving classified documents to WikiLeaks, but former President Barack Obama granted her clemency

Here's what Obama said in his interview with David Letterman

Added: 12.01.2018 15:57 | 0 views | 0 comments

President Barack Obama says the same innovations in technology that helped his historic election are now contributing to the nation's political divides.

David Letterman and Barack Obama Avoid Talking About Trump on New Netflix Series

Added: 12.01.2018 12:31 | 0 views | 0 comments

On the first episode of David Letterman’s new Netflix series, My Next Guest Needs No Introduction, Letterman sits down with former president Barack Obama for a wide-ranging chat about his new foundation, his kids, and how they both enjoyed some vacation time after their old jobs. One name that never ...

Obama: Social media dividing country

Added: 12.01.2018 8:01 | 1 views | 0 comments

President Barack Obama says the same innovations in technology that helped his historic election are now contributing to the nation's political divides.

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