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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.

US-Capitol-120116.jpg In a voice vote on Wednesday, the Senate approved legislation designed to improve consumer access to entertainment events such as concerts and musicals. The bill known as the Better Online Ticket Sales Act seeks to end the duplicative practices of so-called "ticket bots" that monopolize tickets for the events.

The 26th edition of the "Red Book", a recognised world reference on uranium jointly prepared by the Nuclear Energy Agency (NEA) and the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), was published Wednesday. The report provides analyses and information from 49 uranium producing and consuming countries....

Security researchers said on Wednesday that a malicious software named Gooligan, designed to attack Android smartphones, breached the security of over one million Google accounts. The number continues to rise at an additional 13,000 breached devices each day, according to Check Point Software Technologies. It...

US President Barack Obama Wednesday hosted four of American Laureates of 2016 Nobel prize, all of whom were migrants. Obama hosted Duncan Haldane and Michael Kosterlit, who shared the Nobel Prize for Physics, Oliver Hart, (Economic Sciences) and Fraser Stoddart (Chemistry) at a White House ceremony. Born...

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