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UN makes rare call to Putin to show 'courage' and push Syria's government to new elections
UN makes rare call to Putin to show 'courage' and push Syria's government to new electionsRussian President Vladimir Putin, left, embraces Syrian President Bashar Assad in the Bocharov Ruchei residence in the Black Sea resort of Sochi, Russia. Mikhail Klimentyev/AP The UN Syria envoy called on Russian President Vladimir Puting to 'have the ...read more
Source: Business Insider
Published on Thu, 14 Dec 2017 05:02:00 GMT
A Unified Reporting Portal Would Help Government and Grant Recipients
A Unified Reporting Portal Would Help Government and Grant RecipientsThe federal government provides over $650 billion each year in grants to fund programs and to stimulate the economy but the application and compliances processes have placed an unnecessary burden on grant recipients (grantees). Each year hundreds of ...read more
Source: Nextgov
Published on Thu, 14 Dec 2017 05:07:00 GMT
Canada’s CEOs Warn Government on Trade Policy
Canada’s CEOs Warn Government on Trade PolicyOTTAWA—Canada’s most prominent business leaders are “deeply concerned” by setbacks to diversify trade in Asia in the face of uncertainty over the North American Free Trade Agreement, according to a letter their lobbyist sent to Finance Minister ...read more
Source: Wall Street Journal
Published on Thu, 14 Dec 2017 05:16:00 GMT
15 Indian Condom Ads The Government Doesn’t Want You To See Between 6 AM & 10 PM
15 Indian Condom Ads The Government Doesn’t Want You To See Between 6 AM & 10 PMAccording to the latest advisory issued, all condom ads are banned between 6 AM to 10 PM as they're vulgar, offensive, indecent and inappropriate for kids. Since the TV won't air any of them, we thought we'll give you a little sex ed lesson because we ...read more
Source: www.scoopwhoop.com
Published on Thu, 14 Dec 2017 04:52:00 GMT
Egypt activist sentenced to 3 years for government criticism
Egypt activist sentenced to 3 years for government criticismCAIRO — Egyptian lawyers say a prominent activist and opposition figure has been sentenced to three years over his criticism of the government’s decision to transfer control over two Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia. Defense lawyers Zyad el-Elaimy and ...read more
Source: Washington Post
Published on Thu, 14 Dec 2017 03:54:00 GMT
Trump signs bill to modernize government IT and cybersecurity
Trump signs bill to modernize government IT and cybersecurityUS president Donald Trump signed the Modernizing Government Technology (MGT) Act, which could force the federal government to upgrade its IT systems. Congress wants Trump to create a strategy for offensive cyber attacks, or else they plan to pull funding ...read more
Source: TechRepublic
Published on Thu, 14 Dec 2017 04:54:00 GMT
Test Your Knowledge: Differences Between Private Sector and Government Managers
Test Your Knowledge: Differences Between Private Sector and Government ManagersIt’s become a cliché that government would be better if it were only run by private-sector managers using standard business practices. However, there are significant differences between the private sector and government. This quiz is designed to test ...read more
Source: POWER
Published on Thu, 14 Dec 2017 05:00:00 GMT
A new law bans Kaspersky software from use in the US government
A new law bans Kaspersky software from use in the US governmentThe ban reinforces a directive issued by the Trump administration in September that civilian agencies remove Kaspersky Lab software within 90 days. The law applies to both civilian and military networks. Kaspersky Lab has repeatedly denied that it has ties ...read more
Source: CNBC
Published on Thu, 14 Dec 2017 04:39:00 GMT
Venezuelan Bitcoin Miners Must Register With the Government
Venezuelan Bitcoin Miners Must Register With the GovernmentWill a new regulatory framework help stop extortion and police abuse, or will it set the stage for a brutal crackdown? The Venezuelan government is developing a legal framework to tax and regulate cryptocurrency mining. As a first step, it's compiling a ...read more
Source: Reason
Published on Thu, 14 Dec 2017 04:13:00 GMT