• If you are eligible to renew your passport and are not traveling internationally in the next 4 weeks, skip the trip to a U.S. embassy or consulate in Canada and mail your Form DS-82 and supporting documents to the United States. (state.gov)
  • The Central Time Zone is the same area plus the Florida Panhandle, minus Ohio, most of Michigan, most of Indiana, westernmost fringes of Great Plains states, eastern and northern Kentucky, eastern Tennessee, and El Paso, Texas. (wikipedia.org)
  • As of June 11, there have been 21 clusters of cases of cyclosporiasis reported from eight states (California, Florida, Maryland, Nebraska, Nevada, New York, Rhode Island, and Texas) and one province in Canada (Ontario). (cdc.gov)
  • The guideline expresses a preference for the most commonly used name, and "United States" is the most commonly used name for the country in television programs (particularly news), newspapers, magazines, books, and legal documents, including the Constitution of the United States . (wikipedia.org)
  • The 4th U.S. state to ratify the Constitution was Georgia, on January 2, 1788. (answers.com)
  • Beginning in l884, when officers in the military accepted their commissions they took an oath "to support and defend the Constitution of the United States against all enemies, foreign and domestic. (globalsecurity.org)
  • Shop for United States Constitution Pillows in thousands of designs to accent the colors and style of any room. (cafepress.com)
  • The PHIA results from twelve African countries show that eight of them are making significant progress toward controlling their HIV/AIDS epidemics, having either approached or exceeded the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) 90-90-90 targets for 2020. (state.gov)
  • The Fourth Amendment prevents most warrantless searches by law enforcement officers, and since Weeks v. United States (1914), has been enforced by the exclusionary rule, which excludes most evidence gathered through Fourth Amendment violations from criminal trials. (wikipedia.org)
  • Evidence gathered by state law enforcement was therefore not yet bound by the same strictures as that gathered by federal law enforcement. (wikipedia.org)
  • This doctrine nonetheless created an incentive for federal authorities to coordinate with state law enforcement in the gathering of evidence. (wikipedia.org)
  • Stewart wrote that the primary purpose of the exclusionary rule was to provide a disincentive to abuses by law enforcement, stating that "[t]he rule is calculated to prevent, not to repair. (wikipedia.org)
  • This decision, which follows decisions from four other federal appellate courts, means that now, in the vast majority of states, federal law enforcement agents don't need to get a warrant to get access to this data from a cell service provider. (eff.org)
  • USTR's trade enforcement actions emphasize opening large, strategic markets to which the United States exports a diverse array of products and services. (ustr.gov)
  • The heads of the executive departments are appointed by the President and take office after confirmation by the United States Senate , and serve at the pleasure of the President . (wikipedia.org)
  • One of our customers, a large state senate, had congestion issues within their network every time they attempted to stream. (ibm.com)
  • In 1998, efforts to eliminate syphilis were initiated in the United States, and prevention of CS was a key objective of the National Plan to Eliminate Syphilis, which was launched the following year ( 2 ). (cdc.gov)
  • As the World Bank Group's largest shareholder, the United States has a long history of supporting the Bank Group's mission and addressing development challenges of vital importance through its support of Bank Group programs. (worldbank.org)
  • The paper shows the results of a pilot study for six industrial sectors in seven OECD Member countries (Canada, Japan, Norway, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and the United States) whereby short-term qualitative indicators are used to "nowcast" a quantitative indicator, the production index. (oecd.org)
  • It is headquarters for Umatilla National Forest and the site of an Oregon State University agricultural experiment station and of Blue Mountain Community College (1962). (britannica.com)
  • Presented credentials The date that the ambassador presented his letter of credence to the head of state or appropriate authority of the receiving nation. (wikipedia.org)
  • Twenty days after Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) bombed a school bus full of children in Yemen in August, United States Defense Secretary James Mattis hosted officials from the two US allies at the Pentagon. (greenleft.org.au)
  • U.S. diplomatic terms Career FSO After 1915, The United States Department of State began classifying ambassadors as career Foreign Service Officers (FSOs) for those who have served in the Foreign Service for a specified amount of time. (wikipedia.org)
  • Compare United States v. Boots , 80 F.3d 580, 587 (CA1 1996) (holding that a scheme to defraud a foreign nation of tax revenue does not violate the wire fraud statute), with United States v. Trapilo , 130 F.3d 547, 552 553 (CA2 1997) (holding that a scheme to defraud a foreign nation of tax revenue violates the wire fraud statute). (cornell.edu)
  • In the spring and summer of 1996, an outbreak of cyclosporiasis in the United States and Canada was linked to eating raspberries imported from Guatemala (3). (cdc.gov)
  • Use Canada Post as your delivery service when sending Form DS-82 to the United States. (state.gov)
  • Petitioners Carl J. Pasquantino, David B. Pasquantino, and Arthur Hilts were indicted for and convicted of federal wire fraud for carrying out a scheme to smuggle large quantities of liquor into Canada from the United States. (cornell.edu)
  • Uncontested evidence at trial showed that Canadian taxes then due on alcohol purchased in the United States and transported to Canada were approximately double the liquor s purchase price. (cornell.edu)
  • The United States currently has Social Security agreements with Canada, Chile, South Korea, Australia and most of Western Europe. (ssa.gov)
  • Since April 1997, CDC has received reports of outbreaks of cyclosporiasis in the United States and Canada (1,2). (cdc.gov)
  • Approximately 70 laboratory-confirmed sporadic cases (i.e., cases not associated with events, the cruise, or recent overseas travel) have been reported in the United States and Canada. (cdc.gov)
  • The heads of departments are members of the Cabinet of the United States , an executive organ that normally acts as an advisory body to the President. (wikipedia.org)
  • The United States Military and Domestic Peacekeeping CSC 1995 SUBJECT AREA National - Military Strategy EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Title: The United States Military and Domestic Peacekeeping Author: Major Lawrence P. Stawicki USMC Research Questions: What has been the military's role in domestic peacekpeeing and what should it be in the future? (globalsecurity.org)
  • Discussion: There are some in the United States who argue that there is no authority under Title lO of the United States Code (U.S.C.) to use the military to quell civil disorder except under circumstances equivalent to war. (globalsecurity.org)
  • In the course of purchasing them, she provided a false address and falsely stated that she was not under indictment for a felony. (wikipedia.org)
  • Before trial, petitioners moved to dismiss the indictment on the ground that it stated no wire fraud offense. (cornell.edu)
  • Petitioners appealed their convictions to the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, again urging that the indictment failed to state a wire fraud offense. (cornell.edu)
  • In Lustig v. United States (1949), Justice Felix Frankfurter coined the silver platter doctrine, ruling that evidence gathered by Fourth Amendment violations was still admissible if state police gave it to federal officials on "a silver platter"-that is, without any level of involvement by federal authorities. (wikipedia.org)
  • In recent years the bishops of the United States have taken public positions on numerous domestic and international issues and have articulated these positions not only in statements but in congressional testimony, meetings with government officials, and similar efforts. (worldcat.org)
  • Embarrassed U.S. officials, including President Dwight D. Eisenhower , were forced to publicly admit that the United States was indeed spying on the Soviet Union with the high altitude planes. (history.com)
  • The Weatherization and Intergovernmental Programs Office (WIPO) provides funding and technical assistance to its partners in state and local governments, Indian tribes, and international agencies to facilitate the adoption of renewable energy and energy efficiency technologies in buildings. (iea.org)
  • The Democratic Party nominated former Congressman John W. Davis of West Virginia, making Davis the first major party nominee who had held public office in a former slave state since the end of the Civil War. (wikipedia.org)
  • Purim has been celebrated in the United States for many years. (timeanddate.com)
  • With the White House and Congress now considering action on legislation for a Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP), to further entangle the United States with the European Union, this article from 24 years ago is more relevant than ever. (thenewamerican.com)
  • In today's market 200 Greek drachma are worth $0.78 in United States currency. (answers.com)
  • Public financing is the centerpiece of a broad call for change issued by 140 private citizens, including 23 from Los Angeles, who were randomly chosen by the League of Women Voters to contemplate the state of U.S. election-financing laws. (latimes.com)
  • The United States has become the largest recipient of foreign direct investment (FDI) in the world ($60 billion in 1994). (oecd.org)
  • However, importations of measles into the United States continue to occur, posing risks for measles outbreaks and sustained measles transmission. (cdc.gov)
  • The increased numbers of outbreaks and measles importations into the United States underscore the ongoing risk for measles among unvaccinated persons and the importance of vaccination against measles ( 3 ). (cdc.gov)