U.S. House leader Boehner points to Senate on security funding

World / Politics Feb 26, 2015

U.S. House leader Boehner points to Senate on security funding

U.S. House of Representatives Speaker John Boehner on Wednesday called on counterparts in the Senate to act on legislation to fund the Department of Homeland Security, which could face a partial shutdown unless the congressional funding fight is resolved by Friday. The House is in ...

Homeland Security shutdown can be avoided by Friday: senators

World / Politics Feb 23, 2015

Homeland Security shutdown can be avoided by Friday: senators

Senior Republican senators said they expected Congress will avoid a shutdown over the Department of Homeland Security, which faces a partial shutdown on Friday amid a GOP push to roll back President Barack Obama's executive actions on immigration. Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson pressed lawmakers ...

Homeland security chief worried about al Shabaab threat to U.S. malls

World Feb 23, 2015

Homeland security chief worried about al Shabaab threat to U.S. malls

The U.S. homeland security chief said on Sunday he takes seriously a threat made by Somali-based Islamist militants against shopping malls, including the Mall of America in Minnesota, and urged people going there to be careful. Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson was reacting to a ...