He said the federal government has invested 480 million U.S. dollars in new police infrastructure and equipment.
Elmendorf noted that there was more focus in Washington on federal budget problems today than there has been since the late 1990s, and that focus has led to a range of proposals for tackling the problems, adding that the policy changes that are needed will "significantly affect popular programs or people's tax payments or both."
On July 22, Venezuela severed ties with Colombia and beefed up its military deployment at the border in response to Bogota's claim that its rebel militants were hiding in Venezuelan territory.
Obama will attend the G20 summit slated for September in St. Petersburg.
?The Ecuadorian government granted Assange asylum on Thursday.
Detectives had been monitoring the home for hours after discovering a vehicle that fit the description of one used in the attacks parked outside.
Meanwhile, the four-week moving average, which helps smooth out week-to-week volatility, decreased by 2,000 to 336,500 last week. The advance figure of seasonally adjusted insured unemployment during the week ending Feb. 22 stood at 2.907 million, down 8,000 from the previous week.
While in Bangkok, the capital of Thailand, Obama will meet with Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra to mark 180 years of diplomatic relations and "reaffirm the strength of our alliance," Carney said.
The El Paso County sheriff's office lifted several mandatory evacuation orders throughout the day.
BEIJING, June 5 (Xinhuanet) -- UN human rights investigators say both the Syrian government and rebel forces may have access to chemical weapons. The chairman of the UN Commission of Inquiry on Syria was speaking at a news conference on Monday ahead of the release of the commission’s report on Tuesday.
Port Authority staff have been working in adverse weather conditions to get JFK's Runway 13L-31R back in service. Flight operations have resumed at JFK after zero visibility and high winds forced the suspension of operations Friday morning. Crews continue to work to get the airport's three other runways back in operation as quickly as possible.
- Three among the six victims are children, and two of the four injured are in critical conditions.
- "As we've said all along, we have confidence that the government of Pakistan is well aware of the range of potential threats to its nuclear arsenal and has secured its nuclear arsenal accordingly," U.S. State Department spokeswoman Victoria Nuland told reporters here at a briefing.
- MOSCOW, July 29 (Xinhua) -- Fugitive U.S. intelligence whistleblower Edward Snowden could be placed in a temporary refugee shelter outside Moscow if his asylum request was approved, the Russian Federal Migration Service (FMS) said Monday.
- Before leaving for Washington D.C., the Iraqi leader indicated that he would ask for stepped-up air raids on IS targets as well as U.S. drones and other arms worth billions of dollars.
- Pearl was kidnapped in 2002 in Pakistani city of Karachi, and the videotape of his beheading later surfaced. He was 38 when he was killed, and his wife Mariane was pregnant with their son Adam at that time. Mariane wrote a memoir A Mighty Heart, telling the story of Pearl. The book was later adapted into a movie starring Angelina Jolie.
- The National Employment Report is based on data from about 337,000 business clients with over 21 million workers on payrolls, and measures the change in total nonfarm private employment each month, created in partnership with Macroeconomic Advisers, LLC.
- HOUSTON, June 23 (Xinhua) -- BP met another setback with its oil-containment efforts in the Gulf of Mexico on Wednesday, when it removed a cap that had been sucking oil from an underwater gusher to one of the two ships on the Gulf surface for inspection.
- BEIJING, Oct. 28 (Xinhua) -- A 7.7-magnitude earthquake hit the Queen Charlotte Islands off the west coast of Canada at 11:04 a.m. Sunday Beijing Time, the China Earthquake Networks Center said.
- RIO DE JANEIRO, Nov. 10 (Xinhua) -- A group of 15 armed men burst into a hospital in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, before dawn and freed their injured ringleader, local media reported Monday.
- However, President Obama had promised to stop prodding Britain and Argentina to talk to each other by sticking to its historic position of neutrality in his March meeting with British Prime Minister David Cameron at the White House.
- "The two leaders agreed that concerted action would be needed in the months ahead to address the current economic challenges and to assure global economic recovery," the White House said in a statement.
- The release marks a stunning change of fortune for Strauss-Kahn, who was regarded as a leading candidate for the French presidency before the sexual assault case emerged and made international headlines, leading to his resignation as the IMF's managing director.
"The agency also alleged that the two equally split the illicit profits in their shared brokerage accounts after Stokke traded on the information that Jorgenson provided, saying the two planned to generate enough profits to create their own hedge fund."
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"Shots were fired into a crowd outside the Boys and Girls Club after a basketball game in Rochester a few minutes before 11:30 p.m. local time (0330 GMT Thursday), local media NBC news quoted police as saying."
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"Montreal police kept the 29-year-old murder suspect away from the courtroom to prevent protesters and supporters from gathering and did not disclose where he is being held, although it's believed Magnotta was taken to a police operational centre in Montreal's north end after arriving in the city Monday night. Now that he's been formally charged, Magnotta will likely be transferred to one of the city's high-security detention centres."