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White House Government Agencies

  • A multi-million dollar home is viewed in the wealthy town of Greenwich.

    Unlike previous years, the estate tax — which very few families pay — might actually die this time, The New York Times reports.

  • STOCKHOLM- Swedish Central Bank Deputy Governor Cecilia Skingsley will talk on electronic payment forms of the future at a lunch meeting arranged by the Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences- 1100 GMT. BOISE, United States- Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco President John Williams speaks on "Getting to Know the Fed" before Boise State University...

  • STOCKHOLM- Swedish Central Bank Deputy Governor Cecilia Skingsley will talk on electronic payment forms of the future at a lunch meeting arranged by the Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences- 1100 GMT. BOISE, United States- Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco President John Williams speaks on "Getting to Know the Fed" before Boise State University...

  • Feb 17- The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Friday it is reviewing the use of air hoses attached to protective suits worn in its Biosafety Level-4 labs. The highest level of precaution is exercised at these labs to isolate dangerous biological agents. The CDC said it has suspended laboratory work that involves the use of these air hoses,...

  • Scott Pruitt testifies during his Senate confirmation hearing for EPA administrator, Jan. 18, 2017.

    Scott Pruitt has attracted scorn from Democrats and environmentalists and praise from conservatives and the energy industry.

  • A flu shot being administered in Concord, California.

    This year's flu vaccine isn't quite as good as last year's formula, according to the CDC. NBC News reports.

  • Rep. Jeb Hensarling, R-Texas.

    Instead of a director who can be fired, industry groups have called for a bipartisan five-member commission to lead the CFPB.

  • TOKYO, Feb 17- Japan's Nikkei share average fell on Friday with the market wary of a stronger yen and financials weakened as U.S. bond yields fell after comments by a senior U.S. Federal Reserve official were viewed as relatively dovish. The Nikkei ended down 0.6 percent at 19,234.62 points.

  • Defense Secretary Jim Mattis, at NATO headquarters in Brussels, says he does not see the conditions for military collaboration with Russia- a blow to Moscow's hopes for repairing ties with the United States following Trump's election. The Senate moves closer to approving President Donald Trump's pick to head the Environmental Protection Agency even as...

  • SINGAPORE- Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland President Loretta Mester speaks on "View From the Federal Reserve" before the Global Interdependence Center "Central Bank Series: Singapore" event- 0115 GMT. SYDNEY- Reserve Bank of Australia Governor Philip Lowe to speak at the Australia-Canada Economic Leadership Forum- 2230 GMT. WARSAW- National Bank of Poland...

  • SARASOTA, United States- Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago Executive Vice President and Director of Research Daniel Sullivan will speak on the economic outlook before a Central Banking Series event hosted by the Global Interdependence Center in Sarasota. GOLDEN VALLEY, United States- Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis President Neel Kashkari...

  • SARASOTA, United States- Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago Executive Vice President and Director of Research Daniel Sullivan will speak on the economic outlook before a Central Banking Series event hosted by the Global Interdependence Center in Sarasota. GOLDEN VALLEY, United States- Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis President Neel Kashkari...

  • Feb 16- A federal jury on Thursday convicted a Chinese scientist in Kansas of conspiring to steal samples of a variety of genetically engineered rice seeds from a U.S. research facility, the U.S. Justice Department said, the latest attempt at agricultural theft linked to China. Zhang, who has a doctorate from Louisiana State University, worked as a rice breeder for...

  • NEW YORK, Feb 16- More Americans fell behind on their car loan payments in the fourth quarter, bringing auto delinquencies to their highest since the height of the financial crisis, Federal Reserve Bank of New York data released on Thursday showed. Car loans delinquent by 30 days or more grew to $23.27 billion, the most since $23.46 billion in the third quarter of...

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 16- President Donald Trump on Thursday nominated former National Labor Relations Board member R. Alexander Acosta to serve as U.S. secretary of labor, one day after Trump's original choice withdrew. Acosta has had a decades-long public service career, serving in three presidentially appointed and Senate- confirmed positions, and is expected to...

  • CABINET AND ADMINISTRATION Trump announces his new choice to lead the Department of Labor, former National Labor Relations Board member Alexander Acosta, after his original pick withdrew under congressional pressure. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis, at NATO headquarters in Brussels, says he does not see the conditions for military collaboration with Russia-...

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 16- President Donald Trump on Thursday nominated former National Labor Relations Board member R. Alexander Acosta to serve as U.S. secretary of labor, one day after Trump's original choice withdrew. Acosta has had a decades-long public service career, serving in three presidentially appointed and Senate- confirmed positions, and is expected to...

  • CABINET AND ADMINISTRATION Trump announces his new choice to lead the Department of Labor, former National Labor Relations Board member Alexander Acosta, after his original pick withdrew under congressional pressure. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis, at NATO headquarters in Brussels, says he does not see the conditions for military collaboration with Russia-...

  • U.S. Attorney R. Alexander Acosta, right, announces the extradition of reputed Israeli mob boss Zeev Rosenstein as Drug Enforcement Administration Special Agent Oscar Negron looks on Tuesday, March 7, 2006.

    Trump's pick for Labor secretary, Alexander Acosta, brings to the job a record of more than two decades of public service.

  • Consumer Product Safety Commission Twitter page

    An unlikely government agency has been running the most clever Twitter account, Buzzfeed reports.