Wednesday, June 19, 2013
US Immigration bill passes hurdles in Senate
Bolstered by support from President Barack Obama, a landmark immigration bill passed a pair of cruci...
US immigration bill advances in Senate
The Senate has voted to advance a landmark immigration bill, clearing away the first procedural hurd...
US immigration bill passed by Senate Judiciary Committee
Adding to the hopes of millions of illegal immigrants in US, the significant immigration bill inched...
Senate panel approves US ambassador to Libya
The Senate Foreign Relations Committee today approved President Barack Obama`s nominee for US ambass...
Eva Longoria attends meeting at US Senate
Eva Longoria attended a meeting at the US senate on the need to expand business opportunities for mi...
Tears and rage as victims watch US gun bill die
Three startling words rang out in the US Senate after lawmakers on Wednesday rejected an amendment a...
Obama condemns defeat of US gun reform bills
Bristling with anger, President Barack Obama branded Wednesday`s defeat of gun reform in the US Sena...
Battle lines drawn as US Senate readies gun debate
The most significant US Senate debate on gun laws in 20 years starts Tuesday with the chamber introd...
Top Senate Democrat sets gun vote on Thursday
The Senate`s top Democrat says there will be a showdown vote on Thursday on his party`s effort to en...
Ashley Judd won`t run for US senate
Actress Ashley Judd say she wants to focus on her family and has decided not to run for a seat in th...
Ashley Judd to run for US Senate?
Actress-social activist Ashley Judd is reportedly all set to announce her candidacy for US Senate th...
Chuck Hagel sworn-in as new US Defence Secretary
Former Republican senator Chuck Hagel was today sworn-in as the new US Defence Secretary, in the mid...
John Kerry gets Senate nod as next US secretary of state
John Kerry, Barack Obama`s choice to replace Hillary Clinton as the next secretary of state, has bee...
US Senate Committee approves Kerry nomination
Senator John Kerry moved a step closer to being confirmed as the next US Secretary of State, getting...
‘New US Congress religiously more diverse than ever`
While Congress remains majority Protestant, the institution is far less so today than it was 50 year...
Ben Affleck running for US Senate?
Ben Affleck could be in the running to become a future US senator.
US Senate passes USD 631 bn defence bill
The US Senate has unanimously passed a sweeping USD 631 billion defence bill.
US Senate votes to bar indefinite terror detention
The US Senate has revived a divisive debate over civil liberties and the president`s powers as comma...
US Senate backs faster US withdrawal from Afghan
The US Senate voted overwhelmingly for an accelerated withdrawal of forces from Afghanistan after mo...
Ashley Judd running for US Senate?
Ashley Judd has sparked rumours that she isn’t ruling out a run for U.S. Senate in Kentucky, after s...
US Senator Harry Reid taken to hospital after car crash
Troopers say Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid has been taken to the hospital in an ambulance after ...
US Senate defeats bill to cut American aid to Pak
The U.S. Senate has defeated a bill that would have denied American aid to Pakistan till the release...
Senate defeats bill to place conditions on US aid to Pak
US Senate defeated a bill that would have denied US aid to Pak till the release of the imprisoned Pa...
FIU initiates probe in HSBC India operations
The FIU provides information to the country's various enforcement and intelligence agencies about su...
HSBC scandal: RBI looking into all aspects
The Reserve Bank on Saturday said it is looking into all aspects of the entities it regulates, a com...
HSBC money laundering case: RBI looking into issues raised by US Senate
The Reserve Bank is looking into the issue of non-compliance of anti-money laundering norms by the I...
Top HSBC official resigns; bank apologises over money laundering scandal
Admitting massive shortcoming in its anti-money laundering operations, a top HSBC official on Tuesda...
HSBC apologises for 'mistakes' in tackling terror funding
HSBC said it is committed to fixing the lapses with the bank's risk management system.
US Senate panel cuts aid for Pakistan, Egypt
The Senate Appropriations subcommittee on foreign operations cut aid to Pakistan, Iraq, Egypt and Af...
Obama urges Congress to pass 'Buffett Rule' for higher tax on rich
The "Buffett Rule" plan, scheduled for a Senate vote on April 16, was proposed by Obama la...
China rejects US move to impose duties on Chinese imports
China on Tuesday said the passage of a bill by the US Senate to impose countervailing duties on Chin...
US Senate investigating HSBC for money laundering
The inquiry being conducted by the Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations could yield a rep...
Obama hits out at outsourcing, calls to bring jobs back home
He called for lowering corporate taxes and providing incentives for US manufacturers to bring overse...
Obama faces new battle as House threatens to derail tax deal
US President Barack Obama faced a new political battle on Monday after the top Republican in the Hou...
Obama signs spending bill, averts shutdown
Obama told reporters he was "pleased" with the deal, but made it clear he was expecting mo...
US Senate passes 2-month payroll tax cut extension
The measure also would extend long-term unemployment benefits for another two months.
US Cong passes spending bill to keep gov't running
The US Senate on Saturday passed a USD 915 billion bill to fund most federal agency activities throu...
Senate defeats competing payroll tax cut bills
The Senate on Thursday defeated competing payroll tax cut extension plans by Democrats and Republica...
Senate India Caucus to host reception for Rao
The powerful Senate India Caucus, which is the largest country specific Caucus in the US Senate, p...
Deep defence cuts mean fewer troops: Panetta
Defense Secretary Leon Panetta warned Congress of the dire implications of deeper defense cuts.
US Senate passes resolution on Diwali
Recognising the religious and historical significance of Diwali, the US Senate has passed a resolu...
US Senate approves China yuan bill, House fate unclear
The US Senate on Tuesday approved a controversial bill to punish China over its currency in an effor...
Senate defeats Obama's jobs bill
The Senate defeated President Barack Obama's job-creation package on Tuesday in a sign that Washingt...
US Senate delays vote on China yuan bill to next week
The US Senate on Thursday delayed a vote on a bill to get tough with China over its currency practic...
China adamantly opposes US currency bill
China's foreign ministry said it "adamantly opposes" a bill being pushed by the Senate to ...
US Senate panel votes restrictions on Pakistan aid
The Senate committee did not specify any amount for economic aid to Pakistan for fiscal 2012.
Obama signs debt bill after final Senate vote
President Barack Obama on Tuesday signed the final bill the Senate emphatically passed emergency leg...
Debt deal has a way to go as test vote delayed
Negotiations on a deal to raise the debt limit still had a way to go, Senate Majority Leader Harry R...
Time running out, Obama asks Cong to act fast on debt ceiling
With Republicans and Democrats sharply divided over measures to avert an American debt default, Pres...
Senate defeats House debt-ceiling bill
Democrats offered a concession on Friday seeking to forge a last-ditch compromise with Republicans t...
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