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Supreme Court Adopts Trump Policy In Case of Illegal Immigrant Detentions Immigration
Supreme Court Adopts Trump Policy In Case of Illegal Immigrant Detentions
2019-03-19 23:43:33
by Tom Ramstack

WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that certain immigrants with previous criminal records can be detained without a right to bail. The 5-4 ruling is a significant victory for the Trump administration’s hard-line immigration policies but one that... Read More

Federal Reserve, Meeting This Week, Expected to Act With A Steady Hand Economy
Federal Reserve, Meeting This Week, Expected to Act With A Steady Hand
2019-03-19 23:30:25
by Dan McCue

Steady as she goes. That was the widely held expectation as the Federal Open Market Committee, the policy-making arm of the Federal Reserve, gathered Tuesday morning to kick off its two-day meeting this week. Given statements made by Fed Chairman... Read More

NAFTA Replacement Leaves Some Longstanding Issues In Place Trade
NAFTA Replacement Leaves Some Longstanding Issues In Place
2019-03-19 13:46:11
by Dan McCue

A fix for the documentation glitch isn't the only issue National Association of Foreign Trade Zones would like to see addressed in the USMCA implementing legislation. Erik Autor, president of the association,  said his members long felt that rules established... Read More

Foreign Trade Zones, Long Engines of U.S. Economic Development, Now Face Trade Policy Challenges Trade
Foreign Trade Zones, Long Engines of U.S. Economic Development, Now Face Trade Policy Challenges
2019-03-19 13:46:08
by Dan McCue

Most of us don't think much about foreign trade zones. The phrase itself suggests "other" and "offshore" and somehow "separate." The reality, however, is that foreign trade zones, right here on U.S. soil, play a critical role in economic development... Read More

Pentagon Discloses Military Projects It Could Tap for Trump’s Wall National Security
Pentagon Discloses Military Projects It Could Tap for Trump’s Wall

WASHINGTON — After weeks of delay, the Pentagon Monday provided Congress with a list of more than 400 military construction projects around the world, including dozens in California, that it could raid to help pay for President Donald Trump’s long-promised... Read More

Colorado Joins Effort to Elect Presidents by Popular Vote, Go Around Electoral College Elections
Colorado Joins Effort to Elect Presidents by Popular Vote, Go Around Electoral College

Colorado has become the latest state — and the first swing state — to join a group pledging to elect presidents based on who wins the national popular vote. Eleven other states and the District of Columbia have signed onto... Read More

Boeing’s Liability for 737 Max Hinges on Crash and Oversight Investigations Transportation
Boeing’s Liability for 737 Max Hinges on Crash and Oversight Investigations

WASHINGTON — The fatal crashes of two Boeing Co. 737 Max jets and the fleet’s worldwide grounding have triggered a complicated scramble regarding legal liability involving the manufacturer, airlines and the victims’ families. Boeing’s risks might be rising after a... Read More

State Department Eliminates 5-Year Tourist Visa for Cubans Foreign Affairs
State Department Eliminates 5-Year Tourist Visa for Cubans
2019-03-18 16:00:59
by Dan McCue

The U.S. State Department on Friday announced it is eliminating a popular five-year tourist visa for Cubans, needed to achieve "reciprocity" between the visa rules of the U.S. and Cuba. Cuba’s foreign minister, Bruno Rodriguez, immediately slammed the move, saying... Read More

Micro-Robots Could Go Inside the Body and Track Vital Signs, Professor Says Health
Micro-Robots Could Go Inside the Body and Track Vital Signs, Professor Says

Every time University of Pennsylvania engineer Marc Miskin speaks about his research on miniature robots, someone asks the question: How does it compare to the submarine in “Fantastic Voyage”? That’s the fanciful 1966 sci-fi movie in which a tiny vessel... Read More

California’s Wildfire Threat Could Be an Opportunity for Clean-Energy Microgrids Energy
California’s Wildfire Threat Could Be an Opportunity for Clean-Energy Microgrids

To the untrained eye, the shipping containers clustered on the outskirts of Borrego Springs, Calif., don’t look like an innovative clean-energy technology that could help California cope with wildfires. But these containers, in the remote desert of eastern San Diego... Read More

US Considers Sanctions on Companies Facilitating Venezuelan Oil Shipments to Cuba Foreign Affairs
US Considers Sanctions on Companies Facilitating Venezuelan Oil Shipments to Cuba

The Trump administration is considering imposing sanctions on companies from third countries that facilitate the shipment of Venezuelan oil to Cuba, a senior administration official said. “The interim president of Venezuela, Juan Guaido, recognized by the U.S. and Europe, where... Read More

Utah Bill Would Give Primary Voters Less Say on Who Appears on Special Election Ballots Elections
Utah Bill Would Give Primary Voters Less Say on Who Appears on Special Election Ballots

WASHINGTON — Utah voters would have fewer opportunities to decide who fills some congressional seats under legislation that passed the state Legislature this past week. The bill, which has yet to be signed by the governor, would change the process... Read More

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