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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.


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.


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


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.


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.


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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