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US House votes to ban abortion after 20 weeks of pregnancy

US House votes to ban abortion after 20 weeks of pregnancy

The Republican-controlled US House of Representatives has voted to ban nearly all late-term abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy, advancing a priority held by President Donald Trump's party.

Oct 04, 2017, 10:38 AM IST
US House imposes new 'tougher' condition for civil, military aid to Pakistan

US House imposes new 'tougher' condition for civil, military aid to Pakistan

Now, the US Secretary of Defense will have to certify that Pakistan is not providing military, financial, or logistical support to any individuals designated by the US as a terrorist operating in Pakistan or Afghanistan.

Jul 15, 2017, 10:40 AM IST

US House passes $700 billion annual defence bill

But the measure faces more hurdles before it can become law, notably because it would increase military spending beyond last year's $619 billion bill, which is barred by the 2011 Budget Control Act's caps on government spending.

Jul 14, 2017, 22:16 PM IST
US investigators seek Donald Trump - James Comey conversation memos

US investigators seek Donald Trump - James Comey conversation memos

US House and Senate investigators have requested former FBI Director James Comey`s memos of his private discussions with President Donald Trump and any records the White House kept of their discussion including audio recordings.

Jun 10, 2017, 14:28 PM IST

US House approves tighter North Korea sanctions

The U.S. House of Representatives overwhelmingly approved legislation on Thursday to tighten sanctions on North Korea by targeting its shipping industry and companies that do business with the reclusive state.

May 05, 2017, 15:05 PM IST
US House of Representatives passes bill to repeal Obamacare

US House of Representatives passes bill to repeal Obamacare

The US House of Representatives on Thursday narrowly passed a Republican effort to repeal and replace Obamacare, delivering a welcome victory to President Donald Trump after early legislative stumbles.

May 05, 2017, 00:18 AM IST

US lawmakers say hate crime unacceptable after Kansas shooting

US lawmakers publicly denounced the killing of an Indian engineer by an American navy veteran in an apparent hate crime in Kansas City, saying there is no place for these senseless acts of violence in the country.

Feb 25, 2017, 10:38 AM IST
US House allows 9/11 victims to sue Saudi, bill heads to Obama

US House allows 9/11 victims to sue Saudi, bill heads to Obama

The Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act -- approved in the House by unanimous voice vote -- is strongly opposed by the government of Saudi Arabia, the home nation of 15 of the 19 hijackers in the 9/11 attacks.

Sep 09, 2016, 22:31 PM IST

US lawmaker compares protest in US House to Rajya Sabha uproar

Congressman Mark Meadows posted two photos -- one of the Democratic party sit-in and the other of AIADMK protest by lawmakers inside the Rajya Sabha in March -- saying they look "disturbingly similar".

Jun 26, 2016, 16:13 PM IST