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Twenty-four bodies have so far been recovered from a warehouse in Oakland, California, following a deadly fire during a party, reports said citing officials. Only 20% of the building has been searched and "a significant number" of people are still missing, the reports said. It is unclear what caused...

USCapitol-120316.jpg A $618.7 billion defense policy bill easily cleared the House with bipartisan support on Friday and now heads to the Senate. The House voted 375 to 34 in favor of the National Defense Authorization Act, with four Republicans and thirty Democrats voting against the bill.

LuisVicente-120216.jpg Claiming President-elect Donald Trump continues to "spew hatred, bigotry and prejudice," Democratic Congressman Luis Gutierrez, D-Ill., said he intends to boycott the presidential inauguration in January. Gutierrez told CNN's "New Day" on Friday he cannot go to the inauguration of a man who is going...

KirstenGillibrand-120216.jpg Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., has indicated she plans to oppose a waiver required for retired Marine Corps General James Mattis to serve as President-elect Donald Trump's Defense Secretary. As Mattis retired from the military in 2013, his nomination would require a waiver of the National Security...

DonaldTrump-Wiki-120216.jpg President-elect Donald Trump plans to continue announcing his choices for top positions in his administration in the coming days and suggested he will reveal "almost all" of his remaining Cabinet picks next week. Trump announced his choice of retired Marine Corps General James Mattis for Defense Secretary at a rally in Cincinnati, Ohio, on Thursday.

In all, 54 civilians were "inadvertently killed" by Coalition air strike targeting Islamic State in Syria and Iraq between March and October, Combined Joint Task Force - Operation Inherent Resolve said on Thursday. CJTF-OIR said that during October, it received 18 reports of possible civilian casualties...

Working out the card number, expiry date and security code of any Visa credit or debit card can take as little as six seconds and uses nothing more than guesswork, new research has shown. Research published in the academic journal IEEE Security & Privacy, shows how the so-called Distributed Guessing...

By mimicking how dogs get their whiffs, a team of government and university researchers in the United States fitted a dog-inspired plastic nose to an explosives detector, and reported improved efficiency. Researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), led byMatthew Staymates,...

Europol has warned that as the Islamic State (IS) loses ground in the Middle East, the pattern of its recent terrorist attacks in Europe suggests that it has already adopted new tactics to attack the West. Gilles de Kerchove, EU Counter-terrorism Coordinator warned that "We have to be vigilant, since...

Trump-Carrier-120216.jpg President-elect Donald Trump announced a deal with Carrier, the Indiana-based air conditioner company that has decided against moving about 1,000 of its factory jobs to Mexico. Trump said he will overhaul the corporate tax code to be more friendly to businesses like Carrier, which will receive economic...

James-Trump-120216.jpg President-elect Donald Trump has chosen retired Marine Corps General James N. Mattis to serve as the Secretary of Defense. Trump announced his choice of Mattis while on the first stop of his "thank you" tour in Cincinnati, Ohio, on Thursday.

FeatureCapitol-120116.jpg A bill extending existing U.S. sanctions on Iran for ten years was unanimously approved by the Senate on Thursday and is now headed to President Barack Obama's desk. The Senate voted 99 to zero in favor of the Iran Sanctions Extension Act.

LindseyGraham-120116.jpg With President-elect Donald Trump expected to revoke President Barack Obama's executive actions on immigration, Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., is reportedly readying legislation to extend legal protections for previously undocumented immigrants who came to the country as children.

Healthcare-120116.jpg President-elect Donald Trump and Republicans in Congress have pledged to repeal the healthcare reform law known as Obamacare, but the results of a Kaiser Health Tracking Poll found that Americans are largely divided on the future of the Affordable Care Act. The poll conducted after last month's elections found that 26 percent of Americans want the entire law to be repealed.

federal-contracting-120116.jpg A $6.3 billion medical innovation bill easily cleared the House of Representatives on Wednesday with bi-partisan support. The House voted 392 to 26 in favor of the bill known as the 21st Century Cures Act, with only twenty Republicans and six Democrats voting against the legislation.

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