Tag Archives: Economy of the United States

16May/17

White House locked down after person jumps barrier – Secret Service

WASHINGTON, D.C, , UNITED STATES (MAY 16, 2017) (NBC) – The U.S. Secret Service said late on Tuesday (May 16) that it had lifted a security lockdown put into effect at the White House after a person tried to jump over a bike rack used as a barrier along the north fence of the mansion where President Donald Trump lives and works.

The suspect was in custody, the security office also said on Twitter.

Security had been tight for Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan’s visit earlier in the day, as protesters gathered in front of the White House. Erdogan left before the lockdown.

26Apr/17

The schoolchildren trained in cyber warfare

A new generation of school-aged cyber defenders have competed in a cyber security championship organised by defence giant Northrop Grumman, as the industry looks to youth to fill a worrying skills gap. Rosanna Philpott reports. Continue reading

13Feb/17

Verizon brings back unlimited plan

Verizon launched its unlimited data plan Monday. That’s the first time it has offered the all-you-can-eat data plan in five years. Fred Katayama reports. Continue reading

06Jan/17

Multiple deaths as shooter opens fire at Ft. Lauderdale airport

Airport passengers are seen running for cover at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport, long after a shooter is reportedly taken into custody.

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13Dec/16

Trump picks Exxon chief Tillerson as secretary of state

President-elect Donald Trump announces Exxon Mobil Corp’s Rex Tillerson as his choice for secretary of state, praising the business leader as a successful international dealmaker who has led a global operation. Chris Dignam reports. Continue reading

13Dec/16

Lockheed joins list of Trump Twitter take-downs

U.S. President-elect Donald Trump took aim at another major defense contractor on Monday, saying the cost of Lockheed Martin’s F-35 fighter jet program was too high. Conway Gittens reports. Continue reading

12Dec/16

Trump targets Lockheed Martin’s F-35 fighter jet costs

Trump tweets Lockheed Martin’s F-35 fighter jet costs are too high. Lockheed stock drops in early trading.

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