126 Killed in Taliban Attack
Tuesday, December 16, 2014
Approximately 126 people were killed when a group of Taliban-affiliated terrorists stormed a public school in Peshwar, Pakistan this morning. According to reports from the Pakistan Home Department, approximately six or seven terrorists launched an attack on the Army Public School at approximately 11 a.m. Pakistan time, accessing the school through a graveyard behind the facility. Most of the casulties ...
Cheney Says Torture Report is Flawed
Monday, December 15, 2014
Former Vice President Dick Cheney said the Senate Intelligence Committee’s report on the CIA’s enhanced interrogation techniques is flawed and does not constitute responsible oversight of the CIA. Last week, the Senate Intelligence Committee released its 6,700-page report on the CIA’s detention and interrogation program, which found that the program was not as effective as the agency led lawmakers to ...
Two Years After Sandy Hook, No Gun Control Legislation Exists
Friday, December 12, 2014
With the second anniversary of the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School approaching, there is still no comprehensive gun control legislation, Senator Chris Muphy (D-CT) said today. On December 14, 2012, Adam Lanza, a 20-year-old man with a history of mental problems, walked into Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut and shot and killed 20 schoolchildren and six adults ...
FNS Election 2014 Coverage (Including Election Night)
Friday, October 31, 2014
Federal News Service has been providing extensive coverage of this year’s midterm elections. This coverage will reach its zenith with our Election Night coverage, which will include victory and concession speeches in key races from across the country, as well as remarks by party leaders on the results. With 36 U.S. Senate seats and all 435 U.S. House of Representatives ...
Stay Up to Date on the Michael Brown Shooting Investigation
Thursday, August 14, 2014
Don’t miss Federal News Service’s continuing coverage of the officer-involved shooting death of Ferguson, Missouri teenager Michael Brown. By subscribing to www.fednews.com, you will not only have real-time access, but you will also be able to view the transcripts in their entirety. To subscribe to our transcription service click here. To purchase single transcripts, click here. Our coverage includes the ...
Federal News Service Will Hold a Lunch and Learn on March 19
Friday, February 28, 2014
Come learn why Federal News Service is key to major media companies publications! What are you missing out on? It’s hard to stay on top of the news and events in Washington. We can help you. Run the Sunday morning talk show circuit in record time. We’re posting transcripts in near real-time, and we post in sections until the transcripts ...
Jay Carney Live: On ‘Two Ferns,’ Selfies, and Jon Stewart
Thursday, April 17, 2014
By WSJ Staff In a discussion at George Washington University hosted by CBSCBS +0.56% News reporter Major Garrett, Jay Carney answered questions about his experiences as White House spokesman, including the troubled health-care rollout and President Barack Obama‘s efforts to use new media to reach voters… Read the full article HERE
U.S. Losing Influence in the Middle East? Saudi Prince Says Yes
Monday, December 16, 2013
Saudi Arabian Prince Turki al-Faisal, who was the Kingdom’s ambassador to the United States back in 2005-2006, told The Wall Street Journal yesterday that the United States is losing influence in the Middle East and that U.S.-Iran negotiations were “surprising” to the Saudis. Prince al-Faisal’s comments, in an interview, touched on points of contention between the Saudis and the United ...
Secret FISA court gets a critique from within
Tuesday, July 16, 2013
By Stewart M. Powell / Hearst Newspapers WASHINGTON — To hear James Comey tell it, judges on the secret Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court routinely put spy agency lawyers through their paces before approving electronic eavesdropping designed to combat terrorist attacks. People “hear secret court, sometimes they hear rubber stamp,” the long-time Justice Department lawyer and FBI Director nominee said in ...