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U.S. lawmakers ask DOJ if terrorism law covers pipeline activists

Added: 24.10.2017 1:00 | 10 views | 0 comments

U.S. representatives from both parties asked the Department of Justice on Monday whether the domestic terrorism law would cover actions by protesters that shut oil pipelines last year, a move that could potentially increase political rhetoric against climate change activists.

From: feeds.reuters.com

Pentagon seeks to address criticism of fatal Niger operation

Added: 23.10.2017 23:38 | 0 views | 0 comments

The Pentagon sought on Monday to tamp down criticism from lawmakers that it has not been forthcoming about the death of four U.S. soldiers in an ambush in Niger this month.

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Lawmakers urge reversal after financier says visa revoked

Added: 23.10.2017 21:45 | 13 views | 0 comments

Bill Browder, who lobbied for a law that froze the assets of Russian officials, says he's been added to an Interpol list by Russia

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Lawmakers urge reversal after financier says visa revoked

Added: 23.10.2017 21:00 | 7 views | 0 comments

Republicans and Democrats on Monday demanded answers from the U.S. government after British-American financier William Browder, who lobbied heavily for a law targeting Russian officials over human rights, said his visa was revoked.

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Vos apologizes for calling fellow Republicans terrorists

Added: 23.10.2017 20:14 | 1 views | 0 comments

The speaker of the Wisconsin Assembly apologized Monday for calling three fellow Republican lawmakers "terrorists" over how they negotiated the state budget with Gov. Scott Walker.

From: feeds.foxnews.com

Why the EU doesn’t work! Macron fails to convince EU to back foreign worker changes

Added: 23.10.2017 17:02 | 8 views | 0 comments

EMMANUEL Macron has failed to convince European lawmakers to support his controversial plans to reform the bloc’s rules on free movement of workers.

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The art of the unreliable deal: Trump’s bad-faith negotiating could undermine the GOP’s agenda, and his own

Added: 23.10.2017 15:29 | 7 views | 0 comments

In the best of times, it's hard to reform the tax code. It's nearly impossible when lawmakers have a president they can't trust.

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Japan's Abe to push pacifist constitution reform after strong election win

Added: 23.10.2017 15:16 | 8 views | 0 comments

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, buoyed by a huge election win for lawmakers who favor revising Japan's post-war, pacifist constitution, signaled a push towards his long-held goal on Monday but will need to convince a divided public to succeed.

From: feeds.reuters.com

Trump vows government won't touch 401(k) limits

Added: 23.10.2017 15:07 | 17 views | 0 comments

The president defended the tax break after reports GOP lawmakers want to cap it at $2,400 from its current $18,000 limit

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