White House says it has addressed computer threat

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By: Darlene Superville, AP WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House says it has taken steps to address suspicious activity detected on its unclassified computer network. No details were released on who may have been responsible or when the activity occurred. A White House official says "activity of … [Read more...]

White House Monitors Ferguson, MO

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WASHINGTON (AURN) -- The White House continues to keep an eye on the situation in Ferguson Missouri. The US Attorney General has traveled to town to quell the riots after the fatal shooting of 18 year old Michael Brown. But sources tell our April Ryan there was at least some talk about President … [Read more...]

Homeland Security Jeh Johnson On Ebola, Isis, The White House Fence Jumper

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Source: BlackAmericaWeb April Ryan talks to Homeland Security Jeh Johnson about Ebola, Isis and the growing concern over the White House fence jumper. “After the event on September 19 we put in additional security there, but let’s not forget that the secret service does a great job protecting … [Read more...]

International Group Fighting Ebola Tells Congress How to Stop Spread of Virus at Its Source

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Source: Oversight Committee Democrats Press Office At today’s House Oversight Committee hearing on Ebola, Ranking Member Elijah Cummings asked International Medical Corps’ Senior Vice President Rabih Torbay about the organization’s work combatting Ebola in Africa. Torbay testified that the … [Read more...]

Another Fence Jumper

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By: April Ryan, aprildryan.com | AURN Last night the first family was home when a man jumped the fence at the White House and Secret Service put the place on lockdown.  This time the jumper was deemed the "standard" type person who attempts this action.  That type of person in many cases is not … [Read more...]

The Parent Plus Loan Program Gets Tweeked

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By: April Ryan, aprildryan.com | AURN The Department of Education has changed the parent plus loan programs stringent credit requirements that prevented many parents from obtaining the federal loans to send their kids to college.  Last years criticism of the loan programs credit criteria made it … [Read more...]

FACT SHEET: The U.S. Government’s Response to Ebola at Home and Abroad

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THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 22, 2014 FACT SHEET: The U.S. Government’s Response to Ebola at Home and Abroad At the President’s direction, the U.S. Government is coordinating and operationalizing a comprehensive strategy to respond to the … [Read more...]

Readout of the President’s Call to Prime Minister Harper of Canada

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THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 22, 2014 Readout of the President’s Call to Prime Minister Harper of Canada President Obama spoke by phone with Prime Minister Stephen Harper to express the American people’s solidarity with Canada in the wake … [Read more...]

April Ryan & General Kip Ward Talk About #BringBackOurGirls

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Courtesy: Black America Web White House Correspondent April Ryan is in for Roland Martin and talks to General Kip Ward about the #BringBackOurGirls campaign and the allegations that the girls will be released soon. LISTEN: … [Read more...]

Grand Jury Testimony Leaked in Ferguson Case

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April Ryan reports - LISTEN:  WASHINGTON -- The police officer who fatally shot an unarmed 18-year-old in a St. Louis suburb last summer has told investigators that he was pinned in his vehicle and in fear for his life as they struggled over his gun, The New York Times reported. The report … [Read more...]