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CBS News Poll: Pelosi Has Edge Over Trump On Budget Negotiations

CBS NEWS POLL: PELOSI HAS EDGE OVER TRUMP ON BUDGET NEGOTIATIONS

Seven in 10 Americans don't think the issue of a border wall is worth a government shutdown, which they say is now having a negative...

Shutdown Day 33: Senate to vote on dueling bills to end impasse

SHUTDOWN DAY 33: SENATE TO VOTE ON DUELING BILLS TO END IMPASSE

The Senate will vote on two competing proposals this week to end the partial government shutdown, but neither seems to have enough...

 
 
 
Republican Congressman slammed by fellow passenger for flying first-class during government shutdown

REPUBLICAN CONGRESSMAN SLAMMED BY FELLOW PASSENGER FOR FLYING FIRST-CLASS DURING GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN

Rodney Davis' decision to fly first class was questioned by a fellow passenger. In a clip taken on board the flight, a man asks whether...

Apple Continued to Spend Near-Record Amounts of Money Lobbying the Trump Administration in 2018

APPLE CONTINUED TO SPEND NEAR-RECORD AMOUNTS OF MONEY LOBBYING THE TRUMP ADMINISTRATION IN 2018

Apple spent $6.6 million on lobbying the U.S. government in 2018, after spending a record $7.1 million in 2017, according to disclosure...

 
 
 
Nasdaq says the shutdown is paralyzing the IPO market - and the huge bottleneck of firms waiting to go public is getting worse

NASDAQ SAYS THE SHUTDOWN IS PARALYZING THE IPO MARKET - AND THE HUGE BOTTLENECK OF FIRMS WAITING TO GO PUBLIC IS GETTING WORSE

In an interview with Business Insider, the president of the Nasdaq Stock Exchange has warned that the US government's record-breaking...

Trial of former Barclays CEO whom prosecutors allege made 'dishonest' payments to Qataris during financial crisis begins in London

TRIAL OF FORMER BARCLAYS CEO WHOM PROSECUTORS ALLEGE MADE 'DISHONEST' PAYMENTS TO QATARIS DURING FINANCIAL CRISIS BEGINS IN LONDON

The fraud trial against the former CEO of Barclays and three other senior directors or executives began in London Wednesday. The defendants,...

 
 
 
Rally outside Sen. Pat Toomey's office in downtown Pittsburgh demands an end to the government shutdown

RALLY OUTSIDE SEN. PAT TOOMEY'S OFFICE IN DOWNTOWN PITTSBURGH DEMANDS AN END TO THE GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN

A demonstration against the ongoing government shutdown was held outside the Grant Building in downtown Pittsburgh, where Sen. Pat...

The CEO of secretive big data startup Palantir, which is looking to IPO this year, says he finds out about a stopped terror attack once a week

THE CEO OF SECRETIVE BIG DATA STARTUP PALANTIR, WHICH IS LOOKING TO IPO THIS YEAR, SAYS HE FINDS OUT ABOUT A STOPPED TERROR ATTACK ONCE A WEEK

Big data startup Palantir works with government organizations, and its technology has been used to investigate terror attacks. Palantir...

 
 
 
State Department calls off border security conference due to 'very limited funding' amid government shutdown

STATE DEPARTMENT CALLS OFF BORDER SECURITY CONFERENCE DUE TO 'VERY LIMITED FUNDING' AMID GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN

The Department of State is postponing an international conference on border security and export control "due to the partial US government...

Nonprofit restaurant prepares meals for furloughed government workers

NONPROFIT RESTAURANT PREPARES MEALS FOR FURLOUGHED GOVERNMENT WORKERS

As the government shutdown closes in on one month, some local workers are struggling financially with even basic needs such as food.

 
 
 
Russian Post Offices Now Selling Beer To Stay Afloat

RUSSIAN POST OFFICES NOW SELLING BEER TO STAY AFLOAT

Russia is rolling out beer sales at thousands of post office locations to “modernize” and raise funds for

Rocket Lab snags DARPA launch contract for first 2019 mission

ROCKET LAB SNAGS DARPA LAUNCH CONTRACT FOR FIRST 2019 MISSION

Launch startup Rocket Lab is following the success of its first couple commercial launches by adding a prestigious new client: DARPA....

 
 
 
Happy 91st Birthday Senator Bayh!

HAPPY 91ST BIRTHDAY SENATOR BAYH!

At its best, government enables citizens to flourish socially and economically. Above and beyond the basic services we all expect,...

TSA workers hope for end to government shutdown

TSA WORKERS HOPE FOR END TO GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN

Transportation Security Administration workers are continuing to feel the financial pinch caused by the longest federal government...

 
 
 
The world is swimming in a record amount of debt, and there's no relief in sight

THE WORLD IS SWIMMING IN A RECORD AMOUNT OF DEBT, AND THERE'S NO RELIEF IN SIGHT

Last year, the world's debt rose to $244 trillion, or 318% of global GDP, according to the Institute of International Finance. The...

Deep Dive for Existing-Home Sales, Falling 6.4 Percent

DEEP DIVE FOR EXISTING-HOME SALES, FALLING 6.4 PERCENT

After gaining ground in November and October, existing-home sales fell last month, dropping 6.4 percent to 4.99 million, the National...

 
 
 
Family of 9 struggles to make ends meet during government shutdown

FAMILY OF 9 STRUGGLES TO MAKE ENDS MEET DURING GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN

A struggling family is facing even greater financial obstacles due to the government shutdown.

FBI agents offer shocking warnings about the government shutdown's effect on US safety

FBI AGENTS OFFER SHOCKING WARNINGS ABOUT THE GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN'S EFFECT ON US SAFETY

The FBI Agents Association, which represents almost all active FBI agents, is calling for an end of the partial government shutdown,...

 
 
 
White House Moves Forward With State Of The Union Plans

WHITE HOUSE MOVES FORWARD WITH STATE OF THE UNION PLANS

It's unclear whether House Speaker Nancy Pelosi will allow the president to address Congress amid the government shutdown. Trump was...

Goa small industry association wants to take necessary step to save tourism industry

GOA SMALL INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION WANTS TO TAKE NECESSARY STEP TO SAVE TOURISM INDUSTRY

The Goa Small Industry Association has joined various stakeholders in claiming the ongoing tourist season has been poor for the traders...