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PSYCHIATRIST: USING MEDICAL TERMS TO MISLABEL DONALD TRUMP WON'T STOP HIS MAD PRESIDENCY


Psychiatry isn't the solution to Trump, but Congress is... READ MORE

24th August, 2017 170

GOP EYES BUDGET MANEUVER TO ALLOW $450 BILLION MORE IN TAX CUTS


The chief House tax writer, Kevin Brady, also signaled openness to the approach last month, saying it would lead to deeper tax cuts... READ MORE

22nd August, 2017 626

ANOTHER NAVY OFFICER PLEADS GUILTY TO TAKING BRIBES FROM 'FAT LEONARD'


On Friday, Jesus V. Cantu, 59, a retired Navy captain and Stanford graduate, pleaded guilty in federal court in San Diego to conspiracy to commit bribery... READ MORE

20th August, 2017 635

VENEZUELA'S PRO-GOVERNMENT ASSEMBLY MOVES TO TAKE POWER FROM ELECTED CONGRESS


Venezuela's Constituent Assembly poses Aug. 4 for an official photo after being sworn in at Venezuela's National Assembly in Caracas... READ MORE

18th August, 2017 223

PELOSI SEEKS LEGISLATION TO REMOVE CONFEDERATE STATUES FROM CAPITOL, CHALLENGES RYAN TO BACK IT


Sen. Cory Booker, a New Jersey Democrat, announced earlier that he would be sponsoring legislation to remove Confederate statues from the Capitol building... READ MORE

18th August, 2017 4

WHO IS LOBBYING MIKE PENCE AND WHY? HEALTH INSURERS AND BIG OIL SEEK TO INFLUENCE VICE PRESIDENT


Who Is Lobbying Mike Pence And Why? Health Insurers and Big Oil Seek To Influence Vice President... READ MORE

18th August, 2017 283

NORTH KOREAN NUCLEAR THREAT RENEWS PUSH ON GUAM TO ACHIEVE STATEHOOD OR INDEPENDENCE


North Korean nuclear threat renews push on Guam to achieve statehood -- or independence... READ MORE

16th August, 2017 8

TRUMP GETS TOUGH WITH WITH CHINA AND ORDERS TRADE INQUIRY


President Donald Trump has signed an presidential memorandum that is irritating the Chinese. It will review Chinese trade practices, and invokes a rarely-used legal mechanism that... READ MORE

16th August, 2017 3

BRAZIL PROSECUTOR TO FILE CHARGES AGAINST J&F EXECUTIVES


Brazil's top federal prosecutor, Rodrigo Janot, has said he will soon file one or two separate corruption charges against Temer, however... READ MORE

16th August, 2017 6

B.C. HIRES OUTSIDE COUNSEL TO BEGIN LEGAL CHALLENGE OF TRANS MOUNTAIN PIPELINE PROJECT


Nearly two dozen conservationist groups and some First Nations are challenging the federal government's approval of the project... READ MORE

11th August, 2017 5107

FAILURE ON OBAMACARE THROWS THE REST OF TRUMP'S AGENDA IN DOUBT


'Crashed the momentum' Repealing Obamacare was the Holy Grail of conservative health-care policy, while tax reform was the second major pillar on which Trump campaigned... READ MORE

8th August, 2017 547

CHICAGO TO FILE FEDERAL SUIT MONDAY OVER TRUMP THREAT TO WITHHOLD FUNDS FOR SANCTUARY CITIES


Mayor Rahm Emanuel says Chicago will keep fighting President Donald Trump's immigration policies with a federal lawsuit alleging it's illegal for the feder... READ MORE

7th August, 2017 5

MAURITANIA SENATE ABOLISHED IN REFERENDUM


He called the referendum after the Senate rejected his proposals to change the constitution... READ MORE

7th August, 2017 359

'DISGRACEFUL AND OFFENSIVE': PENCE DENIES HE'S EYEING PRESIDENTIAL BID


During his trip, Pence condemned Russia's presence in the former Soviet republic of Georgia, with which Moscow fought a brief war in 2008... READ MORE

6th August, 2017 142

IOT SECURITY: SENATE BILL PROPOSES SAFEGUARDS FOR GOVERNMENT'S INTERNET-CONNECTED DEVICES


Currently, the Digital Millennium Copyright Act DMCA prevents anyone, including security researchers, from circumventing copyright protections--even if done for a reason that would not violate copyright... READ MORE

6th August, 2017 23

DONALD TRUMP DECLARES US-RUSSIA RELATIONS AT 'ALL-TIME AND VERY DANGEROUS LOW' OVER SANCTIONS


President Donald Trump declared America's relationship with Russia at an all-time and very dangerous low, and blamed Congress for it... READ MORE

4th August, 2017 251

BRAZIL'S PRESIDENT TEMER DODGES BRIBERY CHARGE, BUT OBSTRUCTION CHARGE IS EXPECTED


The latest national poll said just 5 percent of Brazilians approve of Temer while the vast majority said he should be tried for the bribery allegation... READ MORE

3rd August, 2017 0

CONGRESS REJECTS CORRUPTION CHARGE AGAINST MICHEL TEMER


Congress rejects corruption charges, preventing Temer from Supreme Court trial that could have seen him ousted... READ MORE

3rd August, 2017 508

'POWERLESS' TRUMP IS WEAKER AFTER SIGNING RUSSIA SANCTIONS


Donald trump is weaker on world stage after signing russia sanctions... READ MORE

3rd August, 2017 41

TRUMP GRUDGINGLY INKS 'SERIOUSLY FLAWED' RUSSIA SANCTIONS BILL, DRAWS MOSCOW FLAK


Dealt a striking congressional rebuke, Donald Trump grudgingly signed what he called a seriously flawed package of sanctions against Russia on Wednesday,... READ MORE

3rd August, 2017 0

FACING VETO OVERRIDE ON RUSSIA SANCTIONS, TRUMP'S SIGNING STATEMENT RAISES CONSTITUTIONAL ISSUES


Despite a blustery press statement, President Trump's objections to Russia sanctions bill are largely institutional... READ MORE

2nd August, 2017 1445

DONALD TRUMP SIGNS BILL IMPOSING SANCTIONS ON RUSSIA, IRAN, NORTH KOREA


The sanctions seek to penalise the Kremlin for meddling in the 2016 US presidential election -- which Trump won -- and Russia's annexation of Crimea... READ MORE

2nd August, 2017 2

TRUMP SIGNS BILL IMPOSING SANCTIONS ON RUSSIA AS PUNISHMENT FOR ELECTION MEDDLING


The new measure targets Russia's energy sector as part of legislation that prevents Trump from easing sanctions on Moscow without congressional approval... READ MORE

2nd August, 2017 220

US PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP SIGNS SANCTIONS AGAINST RUSSIA AS PUNISHMENT FOR MEDDLING IN ELECTION


US President Donald Trump on Wednesday signed into law a bill imposing new US sanctions on Russia... READ MORE

2nd August, 2017 98

SAUDI ARABIA SEEKS TO END US LAWSUITS OVER 9/11 ATTACKS


Saudi Arabia claims plaintiffs cannot prove the kingdom supported those who carried out the September 11, 2001 attacks... READ MORE

2nd August, 2017 3995

TRUMP ADMINISTRATION SENDS CONFLICTING SIGNALS ON RUSSIA SANCTIONS


In retaliation for the sanctions, Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Sunday that the U.S. diplomatic mission in Russia must reduce its staff by 755 people... READ MORE

2nd August, 2017 1977

TRUMP ON TRICKY LEGAL GROUND WITH 'OBAMACARE' THREAT


Other parts of the health care law, however, clearly direct the government to reimburse insurers... READ MORE

1st August, 2017 9

AP FACT CHECK: TRUMP MISLEADS ON CONGRESSIONAL HEALTH CARE


The 2010 law set up health insurance for members of Congress and their staffs through the District of Columbia health care exchange... READ MORE

1st August, 2017 8

FOXCONN DEAL LETS COMPANY IGNORE WISCONSIN ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION LAWS


Gov. Scott Walker's deal gives Foxconn -- which admitted dumping chemicals in a Chinese river -- an exemption from statutes that protect Wisconsin wetlands... READ MORE

1st August, 2017 5189

CONGRESSMAN JOHN DELANEY BECOMES THE FIRST CANDIDATE TO CHALLENGE DONALD TRUMP IN 2020 PRESIDENTIAL RACE


John Delaney, a Democratic congressman from Maryland, has announced he will seek his party's presidential nomination in a bid to defeat Mr Trump... READ MORE

30th July, 2017 150

Trending News Headlines : United States Congress

ONLY 12% OF AMERICANS SUPPORT THE SENATE HEALTH CARE PLAN


Poll Only 12 percent of Americans support the Senate health care plan... READ MORE

28th June, 2017 57951

DEMOCRATS IN CONGRESS SUING TRUMP, CITING CONFLICTS


We do this not out of any sense of pleasure or partisanship, but because President Trump has left us with no other option, he said... READ MORE

14th June, 2017 11568

REPUBLICAN HOUSE WHIP SHOT AND WOUNDED


House of Representatives Majority Whip Steve Scalise was hit but expected to survive after the early morning attack at a park in Alexandria, Virginia... READ MORE

14th June, 2017 11132

ROGER STONE'S TESTIMONY IN HOUSE RUSSIA PROBE DELAYED AFTER RADIO TIRADE


The Republican leading the House committee's probe, Mike Conaway of Texas, wouldn't tell reporters Friday whether the committee has delayed Stone's testimony... READ MORE

15th July, 2017 7889

'IT'S TIME TO DESTROY TRUMP & CO.'


Hodgkinson allegedly opened fire during a congressional baseball practice in Alexandria, Va... READ MORE

14th June, 2017 7177

GUNMAN 'ASKED CONGRESSMEN IF THEY WERE REPUBLICANS OR DEMOCRATS'


Talks on the phone while walking past a damaged vehicle at a shooting scene where House Majority Whip Steve Scalise of La... READ MORE

14th June, 2017 5388

IF US CUTS GLOBAL AID, WHO WILL PAY TO CONTROL HIV?


These are countries that had overwhelming pandemics, where a third of their population was dying, said Birx... READ MORE

28th July, 2017 5215

POLAND'S PRESIDENT TO VETO CONTROVERSIAL LAWS AMID PROTESTS


Andrzej Duda says he will block proposed legislation that would have put supreme court under control of ruling party... READ MORE

24th July, 2017 4418

US SUPREME COURT TO RULE ON GERRYMANDERING


The Supreme Court will soon determine if gerrymandering, where political parties re-draw voting districts in order to favour their party, is legal... READ MORE

19th June, 2017 4161

BILL WILL CURB TRUMP'S ABILITY TO EASE SANCTIONS


Congress strikes deal on Russia sanctions, despite Trump objection... READ MORE

22nd July, 2017 4126

'NO CUTS'A TO MEDICAID


WASHINGTON -- President Trump attacked Democrats for their opposition to the Senate bill to repeal and replace Obamacare in a Saturday morning tweet... READ MORE

24th June, 2017 3440

BRAZIL'S PRESIDENT ANNOUNCES PLAN TO PROTECT FOREST - AFTER PLEA FROM GISELE


Meanwhile, many Twitter users asked Bunchen to use her newfound influence and urge the scandal-plagued president to resign... READ MORE

20th June, 2017 2800

CBO SAYS GOP HEALTH PLAN WILL CUT DEFICIT BY $119 BILLION


Democrats largely oppose the effort to repeal Obamacare and aren't expected to support the legislation Senate Republicans craft... READ MORE

24th May, 2017 2224

SENATE TO VOTE ON RUSSIA SANCTIONS BILL; PUTIN THREATENS RETALIATION


U.S. President Donald Trump meets with Russian President Vladimir Putin during their bilateral meeting at the G20 summit in Hamburg, Germany July 7, 2017... READ MORE

27th July, 2017 2200

TOP US POLITICIAN STEVE SCALISE, AIDES SHOT IN VIRGINIA


House Majority Whip Steve Scalise and at least four others shot and wounded during baseball practice in Virginia... READ MORE

14th June, 2017 2152

TWENTY-TWO MILLION AMERICANS WOULD LOSE HEALTH COVERAGE UNDER SENATE BILL


X Edition United States Twenty-two million Americans would lose health coverage under Senate bill ..... READ MORE

26th June, 2017 2123

POLISH PRESIDENT TO VETO CONTROVERSIAL LEGISLATION


Polish President Andrzej Duda has surprised observers by vetoing a bill that would have given his government power to force out the nation's Supreme Court judges... READ MORE

24th July, 2017 2081

GUNMAN 'OPENS FIRE ON CONGRESSMEN AT CHARITY BASEBALL PRACTICE', MULTIPLE INJURIES


Congressman Steve Scalise, a close ally of President Trump and the Republican whip in the House, was shot in the hip... READ MORE

14th June, 2017 1879

2. IT DOES NOT FULLY REPEAL OBAMACARE


It does not fully repeal Obamacare Conservatives want a complete repeal of the Affordable Care Act, especially its taxes... READ MORE

18th July, 2017 1862

BRAZIL: EMBATTLED PRESIDENT DEPLOYS TROOPS TO STREETS


The fact of the matter is President Michel Temer signed the order to bring out the soldiers... READ MORE

25th May, 2017 1473

SENATE HEALTHCARE BILL LEAVES 22M MORE WITHOUT COVER, CBO SAYS


The bottom line, however, is that the CBO report is a blow to the Senate bill's chances of success... READ MORE

27th June, 2017 1340

GOP TARGETS RULE THAT COULD EXPOSE BANKS TO A WAVE OF LAWSUITS


The law requires only a simple majority vote for passage, meaning Senate Republicans wouldn't need support from Democrats... READ MORE

19th July, 2017 1265

VENEZUELA SUPREME COURT ATTACKED WITH GRENADE FROM POLICE HELICOPTER


Venezuela's Supreme Court has been attacked with a grenade thrown from a police helicopter in what the country's president, Nicolas Maduro, described as a terrorist attack ... READ MORE

28th June, 2017 1190

DONALD TRUMP ACCUSES COMEY OF 'COWARDLY' LEAKS AS REPUBLICANS CALL FOR PRESIDENT TO COME CLEAN


Donald Trump accuses James Comey of cowardly leaks as fellow Republications press the US President to come clean... READ MORE

12th June, 2017 1058

HEALTH CARE COLLAPSE COULD LEAVE TRUMP WINLESS IN FIRST YEAR


All 52 Republican senators were invited to the White House for lunch on Wednesday to discuss health care with Trump, White House spokesman Ninio Fetalvo said... READ MORE

19th July, 2017 889

HOUSE, SENATE REPUBLICANS REACH DEAL TO MOVE SANCTIONS


He said the Senate will move to approve the House-passed bill after receiving assurances the North Korea sections would be fine-tuned at a later date... READ MORE

27th July, 2017 856

ACTIVISTS DECRY TEMER'S AMAZON DEFORESTATION BILL


According to parliamentary watchdog group Congresso em Foco, the agriculture caucus holds 230 seats in Brazil's 513-seat lower house and 24 in the 81-member Senate... READ MORE

22nd July, 2017 797

RUSSIA SANCTIONS PASS SENATE WITH LIMITS ON TRUMP'S POWER


Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer of New York rejected the idea that Trump would veto the legislation to make sanctions even tougher... READ MORE

28th July, 2017 762

BRAZIL: COURT DISMISSES CORRUPTION AGAINST MICHEL TEMER


Those witnesses told investigators they funneled millions of dollars in illegal funds into the 2014 Rousseff-Temer ticket... READ MORE

10th June, 2017 747

WHERE TRUMP WENT WRONG ON HEALTHCARE


On Friday morning Mr Trump tweeted about doing away with the legislative filibuster in the Senate, which requires 60 votes for the passage of major bills... READ MORE

28th July, 2017 747


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