Category: Politics

US Department of State: Arrest of Aleksey Navalny

Washington, DC (STL.News)  Michael R. Pompeo, Secretary Of State released the following statement yesterday: The United States strongly condemns Russia’s decision to arrest Aleksey Navalny.  We note with grave concern that his detention is the latest in a series of attempts to…

US Government to revoke the license to sell product to Huawei

(STL.News) The Trump administration is revoking certain licenses to sell the semiconductor products from Chinese firm Huawei and intends to reject dozens of other applications to supply the telecommunications firm. Wikipedia page – China-US relations ? YouTube video provided courtesy…

FBI vetting guard troops amid fears of insider attack

(STL.News) Following the deadly insurrection at the US Capitol by Pro-Trump rioters, serious scrutiny and security concerns have gripped Washington.  US defense officials are now worried about an insider attack or other threat from service members securing the Joe Biden’s…

Uganda’s Politician Bobi Wine still under house arrest after poll

(STL.News) Uganda‘s military on Sunday continued to hold top opposition challenger Wine at his home, saying troops were there to protect him. ? YouTube video provided courtesy of WION News Continue reading Uganda’s Politician Bobi Wine still under house arrest…

Kremlin critic Navalny takes off on plane to Russia despite arrest threat

(STL.News) Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny took off on a plane bound for Russia on Sunday, to return home for the first time since he was poisoned last summer, despite Russian authorities’ stated desire to arrest him and potentially jail him…

U.S. gears up for peaceful transition of power

(STL.News) The Federal Bureau of Investigation has arrested more than 100 people over last week’s violent siege of the U.S. Capitol, and is now looking into individuals who could possibly threaten the safety of the Jan. 20 inauguration of President-elect…

U.S imposed sanctions on 6 Chinese officials

(STL.News) The United States has now imposed sanctions on 6 Chinese officials in response to the crackdown on the pro-democracy movement in Hong Kong. ? YouTube video provided courtesy of WION News Continue reading U.S imposed sanctions on 6 Chinese…

This Week At State by US Department of State

(STL.News) #ThisWeekAtState, Secretary Pompeo delivers remarks at Voice of America and the National Press Club.  The Secretary also addresses the UAE-Israel Business Round-table 2021 and participates in an interview with Vice News Tonight.  For the latest, visit state.gov and subscribe…

Missouri Governor Parson Appoints Hansbrough As Circuit Judge

Governor Parson Appoints Honorable W. Ann Hansbrough As Circuit Judge For Sixth Judicial Circuit JEFFERSON CITY, MO (STL.News) Today, Governor Mike Parson appointed the Honorable W. Ann Hansbrough as Circuit Judge for the Sixth Judicial Circuit.  She will fill the Circuit…

Maine Governor Mills Receives First Dose of COVID-19 Vaccine

Augusta, ME (STL.News) Governor Janet Mills today received her first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine.  The Governor was vaccinated on the recommendation of the Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention as part of Phase 1a as a person critical to Maine’s…

Kansas Governor K-12 Budget Supported by Association of School Boards

Kansas Association of School Boards Issues Joint Statement in Support of Governor Kelly’s K-12 Budget Proposal Topeka, KS (STL.News) Key Quote: We applaud Gov. Kelly and those legislators who in the past have ensured that the Gannon funding has been implemented.  The…

Illinois Governor Activates National Guard to Secure State Buildings

Gov. Pritzker Activates Illinois National Guard to Bolster Security of State Buildings in Downtown Springfield Gov. Activates an Additional 100 Members of The Guard in Support of the Presidential Inauguration in D.C. Springfield, IL (STL.News)- Governor JB Pritzker has activated 250 members…