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Albanian parliamentary speaker picked as new president

Added: 28.04.2017 18:29 | 4 views | 0 comments

TIRANA, Albania (AP) — Albania's parliament elected its leader as the country's new president Friday, abandoning efforts to build consensus with boycotting opposition lawmakers after two weeks of delays. Speaker Ilir Meta was chosen after lawmakers in the 140-seat body who were present for the closed-door election voted 87-2 in favor of him. Meta's nomination ...]

From: www.seattletimes.com

Congress passes bill to avoid shutdown

Added: 28.04.2017 17:55 | 7 views | 0 comments

The US Congress has passed stopgap legislation to avert a government shutdown and give lawmakers another week to reach a deal on federal spending through the end of the fiscal year, with contentious issues remaining to be resolved.

From: www.news.com.au

Congress Passes Stopgap Measure To Fund Government, Averting Shutdown

Added: 28.04.2017 17:35 | 8 views | 0 comments

The bill gives lawmakers another week to work out a longer-term spending plan.

From: www.npr.org

Congress passes short-term bill to avert government shutdown

Added: 28.04.2017 17:28 | 4 views | 0 comments

The U.S. Congress on Friday passed stopgap legislation to avert a government shutdown at midnight and give lawmakers another week to reach a deal on federal spending through the end of the fiscal year, with contentious issues remaining to be resolved.

From: feeds.reuters.com

The Latest: Lawmakers seek new war powers resolution

Added: 28.04.2017 17:24 | 3 views | 0 comments

The Latest on efforts in Congress to repeal the health care law and agree on a spending bill to keep the government open (all times local): 12:20 p.m.

From: feeds.foxnews.com

'We Have to Do Something Now': Lawmakers Push for Weaponized Drones

Added: 28.04.2017 17:09 | 1 views | 0 comments

Weaponized drones represent the future of policing, experts say — and could be a necessary option in moments when innocent lives are at stake.

From: www.nbcnews.com

House passes bill averting Saturday government shutdown, Senate next

Added: 28.04.2017 16:58 | 7 views | 0 comments


With just hours to spare, the House easily approved a short-term spending bill Friday that would prevent a partial federal shutdown over the weekend. But on President Donald Trump's 99th day in office, lawmakers were leaving for the weekend without completing two other measures he's coveted: A...

From: www.sun-sentinel.com

House approves bill to avert government shutdown

Added: 28.04.2017 16:28 | 5 views | 0 comments

The U.S. House of Representatives on Friday approved legislation to avert an imminent government shutdown by giving lawmakers until May 5 to come up with legislation funding federal agencies through the fiscal year that ends on Sept. 30.

From: feeds.reuters.com

House passes bill to avoid shutdown

Added: 28.04.2017 16:15 | 7 views | 0 comments

The House passed legislation Friday to avoid a government shutdown just hours ahead of a midnight deadline.The weeklong stopgap measure easily passed. After the Senate clears the bill late Friday, lawmakers will ha...

From: thehill.com

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