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Congressmen hunker down with pizza ahead of government shutdown

What a real pizza work.  Aides hauled several boxes of pizza to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s office before the second government shutdown in three weeks officially kicked off at midnight.  GOP Sen. Rand Paul protested the budget deal on ...

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Government shuts down as last-minute Senate deal falls through

An intense night of partisan bickering and blame-shifting between Republicans and Democrats in D.C. ended at midnight Friday when the government ground to a halt. Although the shutdown took effect immediately, most Americans won’t start feeling its effects until Monday ...

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Government shutdown: How we got here, what to expect now

The government shutdown kicked in at midnight on the anniversary of President Trump’s inauguration after a stopgap spending bill failed to pass in the Senate. The extension to fund the government through Feb. 16 fell 10 votes short of the ...

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Kushner uses private email account for government matters: report

Jared Kushner uses a private email account to conduct government business, according to a report Sunday. President Trump’s son-in-law and top adviser created a private family domain last December during the transition period after the election, Politico reported. Kushner has ...

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Kaspersky Lab Antivirus Software Is Ordered Off U.S. Government Computers

Kaspersky’s business in the United States now appears to be the latest casualty in those spy wars. Best Buy, the electronics giant, announced last week that it was pulling Kaspersky Lab’s cybersecurity products from its shelves and website, and the ...

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Syrian government refuses UN truce terms for war-torn Aleppo

A Syrian rescuer carries a woman who was rescued from the rubble of a building following reported airstrikes on Aleppo’s rebel-held district of al-Hamra on Sunday. (THAER MOHAMMED/AFP/Getty Images) THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Sunday, November 20, 2016, 2:20 PM BEIRUT — ...

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Subpoenas and Gag Orders Show Government Overreach, Tech Companies Argue

Photo Moxie Marlinspike, founder of Open Whisper Systems, a maker of the encryption app Signal. Credit Jim Wilson/The New York Times SAN FRANCISCO — It has been six months since the Justice Department backed off on demands that Apple help ...

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Apple Is Said to Owe Back Taxes to Irish Government

Photo The Apple campus in Cork, Ireland. Apple is said to have used complicated tax structures in nations like Ireland to reduce the amount of corporate tax it pays in other countries. Credit Paul Faith/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images The ...

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Beck says Boston bombing sources could be killed by government

NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Wednesday, August 10, 2016, 8:42 PM The sources a judge ordered Glenn Beck to reveal are at risk of being killed by “our government or our politicians or political institutions,” he said Wednesday. The federal judge ...

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Amazon Leans on Government in Its Quest to Be a Delivery Powerhouse

When Paul Misener, Amazon’s global head of policy, took over the company’s Washington office 15 years ago, he had a staff of two focused on retail tax laws and other technology-related issues. Amazon now has more than 60 people listed ...

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