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.

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?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.


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"Investments in defense infrastructure are vital to ensure our forces can train, and work towards Canada's defense," said MacKay in the press release. "Our government's investment will positively impact the personnel of CFB Esquimalt and create an economic boost for the region."

Several states issued tornado and flash flood warnings as the storms rolled by. Heavy rains were dumped in major cities including Houston and New Orleans. Trees and electricity poles were downed and thousands of homes were left without power.

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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.


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  • 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.


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  • 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.


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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."

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