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British minister warns Brexit is stuck as no-deal or referendum loom

Added: 15.12.2018 11:12 | 2 views | 0 comments

Britain's exit from the European Union was heading for an impasse, one senior minister said on Saturday, after a week in which Prime Minister Theresa May failed to win EU assurances on her deal and pulled a vote because UK lawmakers would defeat it.

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UK's Hunt says version of PM May's deal can get through parliament

Added: 15.12.2018 8:42 | 13 views | 0 comments

Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt said on Saturday that the British parliament could back Prime Minister Theresa May's deal if lawmakers received assurances from the European Union, but warned that a no deal Brexit was still on the table.

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North Carolina governor vetoes latest voter ID legislation

Added: 15.12.2018 5:16 | 6 views | 0 comments

Republican lawmakers could try and override the veto. Gov. Cooper said "requiring photo IDs for in-person voting is a solution in search of a problem."

Senators ask FBI to investigate Blackmun for lying to panel

Added: 15.12.2018 1:19 | 6 views | 0 comments

Two lawmakers are asking the Justice Department and FBI to look into whether former U.S. Olympic Committee CEO Scott Blackmun lied to a Senate panel in testimony about the handling of sex-abuse allegations against Larry Nassar

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Russian lawmakers seek tighter internet control to counter 'aggressive' U.S.

Added: 14.12.2018 17:15 | 2 views | 0 comments

A group of three Russian lawmakers close to the Kremlin has proposed a tightening of state control over the local internet in response to what they view as "aggressive" U.S. cyber security actions, a parliamentary document showed on Friday.

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Lawmakers push review of Harvard conference for new members over lobbyist presence

Added: 14.12.2018 15:41 | 10 views | 0 comments

Harvard’s decades-long orientation program is now facing scrutiny on Capitol Hill, as lawmakers say they are planning to review House ethics rules for incoming members.

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In rebuke to Trump, Senate OKs resolution blaming Saudi crown prince for Khashoggi murder

Added: 14.12.2018 15:18 | 13 views | 0 comments

Republican and Democratic lawmakers also approved a measure seeking an end to U.S. support for the Saudi-led war in Yemen.

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EU summit a welcome first step: UK PM May's deputy

Added: 14.12.2018 7:56 | 12 views | 0 comments

The EU council meeting was a welcome first step as British Prime Minister Theresa May tries to win reassurances she hopes will persuade lawmakers to back her Brexit plan, her deputy told the BBC.

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South Korea's Moon calls for 'restrained' language with Japan over wartime forced labor row

Added: 14.12.2018 7:38 | 12 views | 0 comments

South Korea's President Moon Jae-in told Japanese lawmakers on Friday "cautious, restrained language" is needed when discussing wartime forced labor to avoid "inciting antagonistic emotions" between the people of the two East Asian countries.

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