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Feds sue operator of dog breeding facility, seize beagles

May. 20, 2022 11:24 AM EDT

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Federal officials have accused a company that runs a Virginia facility breeding dogs for research of violating animal welfare law and recently seized at least 145 beagles found to be in “acute distress,” according to a lawsuit filed Thursday. The Envigo RMS...

Boeing will move its headquarters to DC area from Chicago

May. 05, 2022 20:01 PM EDT

Boeing Co. said Thursday it will move its headquarters from Chicago to the Washington, D.C., area, where company executives would be closer to key federal government officials. The company said it will use its campus in Arlington, Virginia, as its new headquarters, and it plans to...

Warner, Kaine want dog breeding facility stripped of license

Mar. 31, 2022 17:17 PM EDT

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia's U.S. senators called Thursday on a federal agency to immediately suspend the license of a dog breeding facility where recent inspections have found repeated animal welfare violations. Sens. Mark Warner and Tim Kaine issued a joint letter asking the...

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

Mar. 25, 2022 19:35 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — ABC’s “This Week” — Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn. __ NBC’s “Meet the Press” — Ukrainian Ambassador to the U.S. Oksana Markarova; Sens. Rob Portman, R-Ohio, and Cory Booker, D-N.J. ___ CBS’ “Face the...

Biden signs order on cryptocurrency as its use explodes

Mar. 09, 2022 22:09 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden on Wednesday signed an executive order on government oversight of cryptocurrency that urges the Federal Reserve to explore whether the central bank should jump in and create its own digital currency. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen said the...

Big tech grapples with Russian state media, propaganda

Mar. 01, 2022 11:48 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — As Russia's war in Ukraine plays out for the world on social media, big tech platforms are moving to restrict Russian state media from using their platforms to spread propaganda and misinformation. After the European Union's president called for a ban on Russian...

Reading Putin: Unbalanced or cagily preying on West's fears?

Mar. 01, 2022 00:26 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — For two decades, Vladimir Putin has struck rivals as reckless, impulsive. But his behavior in ordering an invasion of Ukraine — and now putting Russia's nuclear forces on high alert — has some in the West questioning whether the Russian president has become dangerously...

A free-for-all but no crippling cyberattacks in Ukraine war

Mar. 01, 2022 00:04 AM EST

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Russia has some of the best hackers in the world, but in the early days of the war in Ukraine, its ability to create mayhem through malware hasn’t had much of a noticeable impact. Instead, it's Ukraine that's marshalled sympathetic volunteer hackers in an...

Live updates: Official: Artillery kills 70 Ukraine soldiers

Feb. 28, 2022 22:59 PM EST

The latest developments on the Russia-Ukraine war: KYIV, Ukraine—More than 70 Ukrainian soldiers were killed after Russian artillery hit a military base in Okhtyrka, a city between Kharkiv and Kyiv, the head of the region wrote on Telegram. Dmytro Zhyvytskyy posted...

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

Feb. 26, 2022 12:27 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — ABC’s “This Week” — White House press secretary Jen Psaki; Sen. Tom Cotton, R-Ark.; Ukraine's ambassador to the United States, Oksana Markarova. __ NBC’s “Meet the Press” — Linda Thomas-Greenfield, U.S. ambassador to the United...