“Three North Korean Military Hackers Indicted in Wide-Ranging Scheme to Commit Cyberattacks and Financial Crimes Across the Globe”


WASHINGTON, D.C. (February 17, 2021)---today the U.S. Department of Justice announced the indictment charges of three North Korean computer programmers with participating in a wide-ranging criminal conspiracy to conduct a series of destructive cyberattacks, to steal and extort more than $1.3 billion of money and cryptocurrency from financial institutions and companies,…

“Readout of Labor Leaders Meeting to Discuss the American Rescue Plan and Infrastructure”


WASHINGTON, D.C. (February 17, 2021)---today, President Biden and senior White House officials hosted a meeting with a group of labor union leaders to discuss the importance of the American Rescue Plan and the President's plans to create millions of jobs in R&D, manufacturing and clean energy. The meeting included unions…

“Readout of the White House’s Meeting with Community Violence Prevention Experts”


WASHINGTON, D.C. (February 17, 2021)---today, Domestic Policy Advisor Susan Rice and White House Deputy Public Engagement Director Adrian Saenz hosted a virtual discussion with community leaders from cities across the United States to discuss community-based violence intervention programs and other evidence-based programs to reduce gun violence and make our communities…

Bee News Daily Afternoon Spotlight: In Memory of Rush Limbaugh, CBP Increase Apprehensions of Juveniles, Student Loans and COVID-19 Access


Yuma Sector sees increased apprehensions of unaccompanied juveniles under 13 02/17/2021     YUMA, Ariz. – Yuma Sector Border Patrol agents are seeing an increase in juveniles under the age of 13 crossing the border by themselves in recent months.Since January 1, agents have apprehended 28 unaccompanied tender age children, meaning…

“Biden Administration to Take Steps to Bolster Registered Apprenticeships”


WASHINGTON, D.C. (February 17, 2021)---today the Biden Administration announced steps the admin to take to bolster registered apprenticeships program.   Registered apprenticeship programs train Americans and put them to work in good-paying jobs Today, President Biden and Vice President Harris will meet with a group of labor leaders to discuss the…

Biden To Expand COVID-19 Testing for Schools and Underserved Populations


WASHINGTON, D.C. (February 17, 2021)---today, President Joe Biden announced that the Biden-Harris administration will: Expand COVID-19 Testing for Schools and Underserved Populations. The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), in partnership with the Department of Defense (DOD), will make a $650 million investment to expand testing opportunities for K-8…

White House Press Briefing: February 17th


WASHINGTON, D.C.(February 17, 2021)---today White House Press Secretary Psaki held the White House's  daily Press Briefing.   Highlight: Deputy National  Secretary Advisor on cyber Anne Neuberger is gave an update on the Solarwinds hack. She says the culprit has not been officially determined but is "likely of Russian origin." Press Secretary…

NATO Secretary-General Stoltenberg Holds Press Briefing After Defense Ministers Meeting


NATO (February 17, 2021)---today NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg speaks after defense ministers meeting. Highlights: Political coordination among NATO's allies. Enhance political and practical cooperation with --democracies around the world. NATO must do more to protect the security changes around climate change. Reducing vulnerabilities among the military sector, NATO must update…