March 7, 2017
Wikileaks has published details of what it says are wide-ranging hacking tools used by the CIA. The alleged cyber-weapons are said to include malware that targets Windows, Android, iOS, OSX and Linux computers as well as internet routers. Some of the software is reported to have been developed in-house, but the UK's MI5 agency is said to have helped build a spyware attack for Samsung TVs. A spokesman for the CIA would not...
March 7, 2017
The United States started to deploy the first elements of its advanced anti-missile defense system in South Korea on Tuesday after North Korea's test of four ballistic missiles, U.S. Pacific Command said, despite angry opposition from China. The announcement came as North Korean state media said leader Kim Jong Un had personally supervised Monday's missile launches by an army unit that is positioned to strike U.S. bases in Japan,...
March 7, 2017
More than 61,000 people fleeing persecution and violence may have their applications to come live in the United States delayed, according to refugee resettlement charities. President Donald Trump issued a new executive order today, suspending America’s refugee resettlement program for 120 days and halting travel to the United States from six Middle Eastern and North African countries for 90 days. During that time, federal...
February 28, 2017
Vancouver's Trump International Hotel and Tower will be one of the first Trump-branded properties to open since the US president's inauguration. Donald Trump Jr and Eric Trump will attend the grand opening of the hotel. Two separate protest rallies are planned for the event. The hotel and condominium tower developer has been under pressure for months to drop the Trump name from the project. The $274m luxury hotel will...
February 28, 2017
·       Says Obama ‘people’ may also be behind national security leaks ·       ‘I also think it is politics,’ president tells Fox News ·       President Donald Trump said he believes that predecessor Barack Obama is riling up protesters against his administration and that Obama’s “people”...
February 24, 2017
President Donald Trump's campaign promise for a $1 trillion infrastructure program will be in focus when U.S. governors gather on Friday in Washington, D.C., with some states making wish lists of projects ranging from a bullet train to statewide broadband internet service. The winter meeting of the National Governors Association running through Monday is expected to showcase rare bipartisan agreement on the need for more federal help in...
February 24, 2017
In the twilight months of the Obama administration, the Department of Justice made an unprecedented announcement: The Bureau of Prisons would phase out the use of privately-run contract prison facilities after inspectors concluded that those facilities were “both less safe and less effective at providing correctional services than those run by the government,” as the Washington Post put it at the time. The...
January 30, 2017
Scotland’s first minister urges Theresa May to speak up against the US president’s policies and the values they have exposed Scotland’s first minister, Nicola Sturgeon, has said that Donald Trump’s UK state visit ought to be cancelled while travel bans are in place as she called on the prime minister to speak up more strongly against the values that the US president’s policies have exposed. Speaking...
January 30, 2017
After hearing from a company whose CEO was a campaign contributor, a congressional aide to Donald Trump’s Health and Human Services nominee repeatedly pushed a federal agency to remove a critical study from its website. The $3 pill known as BiDil was already a difficult sell when a Georgia-based pharmaceutical company bought the marketing rights a few years ago. A treatment for African Americans suffering from heart failure, BiDil had...
January 27, 2017
New U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki Haley, pledged on Friday to overhaul the world body and warned U.S. allies that if they do not have Washington's back then she is "taking names" and will respond. Haley made brief remarks to the press as she arrived at U.N. headquarters in New York to present her credentials to U.N. chief Antonio Guterres. "Our goal with the administration is to show value at the U.N. and...


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March 7, 2017
The United States started to deploy the first elements of its advanced anti-missile defense system in South Korea on Tuesday after North Korea'...
March 7, 2017
More than 61,000 people fleeing persecution and violence may have their applications to come live in the United States delayed, according to...
February 28, 2017
·       Says Obama ‘people’ may also be behind national security leaks ·  ...
February 24, 2017
President Donald Trump's campaign promise for a $1 trillion infrastructure program will be in focus when U.S. governors gather on Friday in...
January 30, 2017
Scotland’s first minister urges Theresa May to speak up against the US president’s policies and the values they have exposed Scotland...

Value Blog

March 7, 2017
Wikileaks has published details of what it says are wide-ranging hacking tools used by the CIA. The alleged cyber-weapons are said to...
February 28, 2017
Vancouver's Trump International Hotel and Tower will be one of the first Trump-branded properties to open since the US president's...
February 24, 2017
In the twilight months of the Obama administration, the Department of Justice made an unprecedented announcement: The Bureau of Prisons would...
January 30, 2017
After hearing from a company whose CEO was a campaign contributor, a congressional aide to Donald Trump’s Health and Human Services nominee...
January 27, 2017
Rachel Maddow reports on how a restructuring of the Voice Of American broadcast network means that Donald Trump has the unique opportunity to staff...

Altruism Today

March 7, 2017
Through marches and dogged pursuit of elected officials, people across the US have helped to block some of the administration’s most anti-...
February 28, 2017
Edhi, who founded the world's largest volunteer ambulance network, would have been 89 on Tuesday. Abdul Sattar Edhi founded the world's...
February 24, 2017
  Amid a wave of ICE detentions across the country, reports of new draft guidelines that would significantly increase the detention and...
January 30, 2017
Starbucks Corp. Chief Executive Officer Howard Schultz, who wrote he had a “heavy heart” over U.S. President Donald Trump’s...
January 27, 2017
Cracks are appearing in President Trump’s executive order to take funding away from U.S. cities that don’t follow immigration law, as...

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