cities may win a role in the u.s. state department

State Department with the specific task of cultivating strategic relations between U.S cities, states and foreign counterparts. While the office was short lived, lasting from 2010-2013, special Reta Jo Lewis negotiated variety of historic agreements that helped to solidify cooperation..

jewish same-sex couple sues state department after

Despite Roee and Adiel's, State Department is treating Kessem and since her relationship is to Adiel she was denied citizenship — requirement that is not placed on children of married U.S citizens, according to Immigration Equality... ... Another Jewish, Andrew Dvash-Banks, American,..

trump appointees routinely bullied state department

IG review found that though numerous employees raised concerns to management outside of IO about the mistreatment within the bureau, Assistant Secretary of State for International Organization Affairs Kevin Moley failed to take action to respond to such concerns... ... With regard to the employee,..

state department grant to strengthen uga study

Department of State's 2019 Capacity Building Program for U.S. UGA, along with 20 other colleges and universities, was selected from over 120 applications to create, expand and diversify American overseas in support of policy goals. State Department with funding provided by U.S..

georgia gay couple sues state department over

Earlier this year, federal judge ruled that State Department erred when it refused to acknowledge the citizenship of one of twin sons based on the premise that American partner was not the child's father. Yet despite precedent set by that case, lawyers for the Mize- Gregg argue..

state department aides won’t rule out existing

Senior State Department officials would not commit to Senate panel Wednesday that Trump administration will seek authorization for potential military conflict with Iran, nor would they promise that existing military authorizations would not be reinterpreted to allow attacks on Iran.. ... ..

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These communities report incidents in which authorities have tortured, abused, arrested, detained, and tried and sentenced without legal safeguards adherents of both registered and unregistered religious groups for activities related to their religious beliefs, affiliations, and peaceful practices. ..

creating a state department office for american

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson plans to restructure State Department for the new mission requirements of the century with the in subnational activity, United States should create appropriately staffed office within State Department to serve as facilitator. ..

former state department employee sentenced for

By lying to enforcement and background investigators, Department of State, was sentenced today to 40 months prison, three years of supervised release and fine of $40,000 for conspiracy to defraud the United States, and hiding her extensive contacts with, and gifts from, agents of People's Republic of..

state department announces new council on

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is joined by commission chair Harvard Professor Mary Ann Glendon while announcing the formation of commission to redefine human rights, based on law and natural rights., during news conference at Department of State, on July 8, 2019 Washington ... Secretary..

state department releases latest report on

Secretary of State also uses the reports to help determine which countries have engaged in or tolerated particularly severe violations of order to designate countries of particular concern... Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Ambassador at Large for International Religious Freedom Sam..

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The written answers provide new details on State Department discussions that led up to the decision not to block FBI from arresting Chinese officials.. ... The newspaper stated that State Department officials criticized FBI for failing to obtain the department's..

state department: us trying to remove protesters

US enforcement on Monday started the process of trying to remove protesters from Venezuelan Embassy Washington, State Department official said... ... In statement on Monday, State Department official reiterated the US position against Maduro government and said Carlos..

former state department employee pleads guilty to

Candace Claiborne broke the public trust and then lied about it to State Department background investigators, said U.S. ... By dignitaries between the two countries, In exchange for these gifts and benefits, Claiborne provided copies of internal documents from State..

secretary pompeo remarks at state department

2019-04-17T09 29 39-04 00 https images.c-span org Files e3f 20190417093251010 hd.jpg Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced change to U.S toward Cuba that will allow U.S citizens to sue companies profiting off of property seized from them by Cuban in remarks at State Department..

» u.s. state department threatens icc of visa

Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo announced on Friday that the United States will place restrictions on visas of International Criminal Court employees investigating alleged crimes of U.S or allied troops Afghanistan, Washington Post reported. ... The head of State Department,..

us state department releases annual human rights

In attempt to hold other countries accountable for their human rights records, State Department publishes annual reports on countries around the world. ... Many countries have since responded and disputed the US report and demand that State Department holds accountable..

media under pressure across balkans, state

State Department's human rights report says political and oligarchical pressures, and lawsuits, remain constant threat to in the region. Political influence and direct or indirect control over the media, and smear campaigns, threats and violence against journalists, have caused the..

us state department decries china's 'remarkably

Secretary of State Pompeo noted that the annual report highlighted abuses Iran, South Sudan, Nicaragua and many other nations, including some U.S allies... For me, you have not seen things like this since the 1930s, said Michael Kozak, the head of State Department's human rights..

the state of the state department and

While the military will continue to be the vehicle to defend U.S from foreign threats, U.S also needs strong, funded and State Department to take the lead on many global challenges and to advance the ball on the more positive opportunities for American people in the next decade.. ... In..

groups oppose billingslea nomination to state

We are writing to share our serious concerns about President Trump's of Marshall Billingslea to be Under Secretary for Civilian Security, Democracy, and Human Rights at Department of State, given Mr. ... Win Without War The holder of the office oversees seven State Department..

american oversight sues state department for

State Department is supposed to be serving the interests of American people, not helping the wage his personal vendetta, said Melanie Sloan, Senior Advisor at American Oversight.. ... Eliot Engel and Elijah Cummings, respectively — demanded State Department documents..

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Secretary of State John Kerry will open Major Economies Forum on Energy and Climate hosted at U.S. ... Cuba relations, President directed State Department to launch review of Cuba's as State Sponsor of Terrorism and provide report to him within six. ..

murphy to oppose pompeo confirmation to lead state

This weekend's illegal and counterproductive strikes against Syrian government underscore the urgent need for secretary of state. ... Without Democratic support in Foreign Relations Committee, Trump administration could face scenario where secretary of state nominee ca not clear the..

senior state department officials on cuba

With regard to the threat to American citizens, the there's no more important mission for State Department or U.S embassy overseas than to protect and advise Americans on potential threats to their safety, health, and well-being. ... SENIOR STATE DEPARTMENT OFFICIAL..

us state department hails saudi role in combating

In its terrorism report for 2018, State Department said Saudi Arabia continued to maintain relationship with United States and responded to terrorist threats from violent militant groups, ISIS sympathizers, al-Qaeda in Arabian Peninsula and Iran-backed Houthi militants based Yemen... ..

state department: iran is world's 'leading

The  State Department released its annual report on terrorism and deemed Islamic Republic of Iran, the focus of agreement, the world's top sponsor of terrorism, second to Islamic State. Iran remains the leading state sponsor of terrorism globally, Justin Siberell,..

state department warning: americans not safe

Essentially, State Department wants any American traveling anywhere in the world to be fearful of Islamic terrorist boogeyman that has been invoked reinforce and justify the official war on terror paradigm of American foreign policy.. ... Worldwide Caution alert from State..

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