US Congress passes security funding, averting crisis

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VietNam News English 3 day(s) ago 1 related news

Congress finally gave the Department of Homeland Security its due yesterday, funding the crucial US agency after months of political wrangling that threatened to plunge it into shutdown.

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House breaks impasse, passes security funding without provisions

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House breaks impasse, passes security funding without provisions

A chaotic three-month-long fight in Congress over funding the U.S. domestic security agency ended on Tuesday, but not before it highlighted House Speaker John Boehner's inability to halt the Republican Party's further descent into disorder.

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Boehner defends his U.S. House leadership amid conservative unrest

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Boehner defends his U.S. House leadership amid conservative unrest

Fresh from an embarrassing rebuke at the hands of conservatives in his own party, U.S. House of Representatives Speaker John Boehner played down any risk to his continuing leadership on Sunday, saying disagreements with fellow Republicans were merely over strategy, not goals.

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Homeland Security funding drama darkens U.S. fiscal outlook

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Homeland Security funding drama darkens U.S. fiscal outlook

Congress narrowly averted a partial shutdown of the U.S. domestic security agency late on Friday night, but the forces behind the chaotic episode remain - fractious Republicans and House Speaker John Boehner's lack of control over them.

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Congress passes one-week spending fix for domestic security agency

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U.S. House of Representatives approves one-week funding extension for the Department of Homeland Security, averting a partial shutdown of the agency.

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With immigration fight, US Homeland Security shutdown nears

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With immigration fight, US Homeland Security shutdown nears

Facing a Friday deadline, Senate Democrats for a fourth time blocked a measure that would fund the department tasked with protecting Americans and securing the border.

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Obama pressures Congress on US security, immigration

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US President Barack Obama fought back on Monday against Republican efforts to block his immigration plan, urging a federal court to allow the shielding of deportations and demanding Congress fund homeland security.

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US wants to hack your phone because it doesn’t have real spies it needs

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US wants to hack your phone because it doesn’t have real spies it needs

As Google’s Android smartphone operating system was coming under attack in fall 2012 from malware with the colorful names of “Loozfon” and “FinFisher,” the FBI’s Internet Crime Complaint Center issued an alert to help defend against the threat. “Depending on the type of phone,” the FBI said, “the operating system may have encryption available. This can be used to protect the user’s personal data.”

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Court temporarily halts U.S. policy of detaining asylum-seeking mothers, children

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Court temporarily halts U.S. policy of detaining asylum-seeking mothers, children

WASHINGTON, Feb 20 (Reuters) - A federal court on Friday temporarily halted the Obama administration policy of detaining mothers and children seeking asylum in the United States.

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VN, US to work for peace, prosperity

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The seventh Viet Nam-US Political, Security and Defence Dialogue, chaired by Vietnamese Deputy Foreign Minister Ha Kim Ngoc and US Assistant Secretary of State for Political-Military Affairs Puneet Talwar, ended yesterday in Ha Noi.

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Vietnam, US step up transnational crime combat efforts

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VietnamPlus English 1 month(s) ago 1 duplicate news 1 related news

Deputy Minister of Public Security Le Quy Vuong hosted a reception for Matthew H.King, Deputy Assistant Secretary of the US Department of Homeland Security, in Hanoi on January 23.

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US Secret Service leaders told to leave in shake-up

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The US Secret Service is undergoing a sweeping reorganisation, its director said on Wednesday, after a number of scandals tarnished the image of the force charged with protecting the American president.

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How jailed ‘cyberporn queen’ molested children for profit

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Báo Thanh Niên English 2 month(s) ago

Along the narrow roads leading into the Filipino village of Ibabao, billboards highlight traditional crafts such as baking cassava cakes, rope making, and sea-shell jewelry. There’s no mention of a less salubrious trade that has swept the area in recent years: child porn.

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U.S. House passes $1.1 trillion government funding bill

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U.S. House passes $1.1 trillion government funding bill

The U.S. House of Representatives passed a $1.1 trillion spending bill late on Thursday to fund most federal agencies through Sept. 30, the end of the current fiscal year.

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U.S. to allow people from nations hit by Ebola to stay temporarily

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U.S. to allow people from nations hit by Ebola to stay temporarily

The Department of Homeland Security will grant temporary protected status to people from the three West African countries most affected by Ebola who are currently residing in the United States, department officials said on Thursday.

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