After trade spat, Barack Obama and Pelosi kiss and make up (literally)
After trade spat, Barack Obama and Pelosi kiss and make up (literally)

 After making headlines with a nasty split over trade, President Barack Obama and Nancy Pelosi, the top Democrat in the House of Representatives, made a public show on Friday of making up.

US House fails to adopt trade adjustment assistance legislation

 The US House of Representatives failed to approve the Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) legislation, which would have given aid to US workers who lose their jobs as a result of US trade deals with other countries, delivering a major blow to President Barack Obama`s trade agenda.

Women make immeasurable contributions to world: Obama

Underlining that women make immeasurable contributions to the world, US President Barack Obama has said the gap between women's inherent value and how many of them are treated everyday is one of the "great injustices" of the current era.

US Democrat delegation meets with Cuban vice president

The minority leader of the US House of Representatives and a delegation of fellow Democrats have met with Cuban Vice President Miguel Diaz-Canel, the man currently expected to take power after President Raul Castro leaves office in 2018.

Cuban FM meets US officials on normalising ties

Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez met with Nancy Pelosi, Democratic leader of the US House of Representatives visiting the island as part of efforts to normalise ties.

Barack Obama calls Israeli PM, discusses Mideast peace

US President Barack Obama has called up Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to discuss the current security scenario in the region, the White House said.

Nancy Pelosi to guest star on `30 Rock` series finale

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi will make her scripted TV series debut on the series finale of `30 Rock.`

US: Tulsi Gabbard to address Democrats

Tulsi Gabbard appears all set to become the first Hindu-American to be elected to the US House of Representatives.

Blind Chinese activist Chen seeks action against Beijing

Blind Chinese activist Chen Guangcheng has appealed to Washington to investigate his case and protect his family at home.

China paying `close attention` to Africa famine

China`s Foreign Ministry said it had supplied $14 million worth of food aid in response to crisis.

US: Wu talks with Pelosi about sex allegation

David Wu earlier this year apologised for bizarre behaviour during his re-election campaign.

Pelosi warns China on Dalai Lama

Nancy Pelosi hailed the Dalai Lama`s "extraordinary commitment to democracy".

Nancy Pelosi wants Spielberg as advisor, director says no

Amid reports that outgoing US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi wanted Steven Spielberg to help her in re-branding her political campaign, the director today denied that he was joining the powerful politician`s team as an advisor.

Outgoing US Speaker to attend Nobel Peace ceremony

US is traditionally represented at the Nobel ceremony by its Oslo ambassador.

Lady Gaga "more powerful" than Nancy Pelosi: Forbes

The Forbes list of the world`s most powerful women includes Oprah Winfrey, Lady Gaga, Beyonce Knowles and Ellen DeGeneres, all of whom apparently wield more power than the woman who is second in line for US president.

Pelosi calls for release of Iranian rights activist

Shiva Nazar Ahari faces charges including "propaganda against regime".

Pelosi calls for negotiated agreement on Tibet

US House Speaker hopes China would soon invite Dalai Lama for discussions.

US man pleads not guilty over threatening calls to Pelosi

A US man accused of
targeting House Speaker Nancy Pelosi over her support for
President Barack Obama`s health care reform pleaded not guilty
Monday to making harassing and threatening phone calls.

Confident House will pass health care bill: Pelosi

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has said she`s confident the House will pass health care legislation and dismissed Republican criticism that she did not have enough votes for the measure.

China slams Pelosi`s statement on Tibet

Terming the US House Speaker Nancy
Pelosi`s statement on Tibet as "extremely irresponsible",
China on Friday asked America to stop meddling in its internal
affairs using Tibet-related issues.