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Saturday, May 25, 2013
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...
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 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...
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...
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...
US Senate panel cuts aid for Pakistan, Egypt
The Senate Appropriations subcommittee on foreign operations cut aid to Pakistan, Iraq, Egypt and Af...
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 panel votes restrictions on Pakistan aid
The Senate committee did not specify any amount for economic aid to Pakistan for fiscal 2012.
US Senate confirms Locke as China ambassador
Gary Locke becomes the first Chinese-American to hold the prestigious and difficult diplomatic post.
Palestinians defy US Senate`s statehood warning
The Palestinians brushed off pressure from the US Senate, saying it sprang from pro-Israel bias.
US Senate confirms Petraeus as CIA chief
David Petraeus has won wide acclaim as commander of war efforts in Iraq and Afghanistan.
US Senate confirms Crocker as Afghanistan envoy
Ryan Crocker was among the team that re-opened the US embassy in Kabul in 2001.
US Senate confirms Panetta as Pentagon chief
The US Senate has unanimously approved the nomination of Leon Panetta, the CIA Director, to be the n...
US Senate moves to freeze Japan base move
US senators have said that they have taken a major step to halt a controversial military base plan...
Hackers breach US Senate website
Lulz Security has claimed credit for a series of cyber attacks in recent weeks.
Taiwan welcomes US Senate push for F-16 sale
Taiwan applied to the US government to buy 66 F-16 fighters in early 2007.
US Senate renews anti-terror powers
US President would also have to sign the act for it to pass into law.
US Senate asks UN to rescind Gaza War report
The report`s author said he was wrong to conclude Israel targeted civilians.
US Senate panel approves Kenya, Vietnam envoys
It remained unclear when the full US Senate would act on the nominations.
US Senate beats back Obama health law repeal bid
Lawmakers voted 47-51 along party lines to allow the repeal drive to advance.
Kremlin hails Senate`s approval of nuclear treaty
US Senate has ratified a landmark US-Russian nuclear arms control treaty.
US Senate approves nuclear arms treaty with Russia
The Senate voted 71-26 in favour of New START treaty between US and Russia.
US Senate rejects bid to kill Russia nuclear treaty
US President reassures that he was committed to building US missile defenses.
US Senate approves $4.6 bn for black farmers, Indians
US President Obama in a statement praised the Senate for passing the bill.
Hillary calls for US Senate to act on nuclear pact
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton beseeched the Senate to vote this year on a US-Russia nuclear we...
US Senate confirms next Pakistan ambassador
Cameron Munter will replace Anne Patterson, who has been in Pak since 2007.
Anti-outsourcing bill blocked in US Senate
US Senate Republicans successfully blocked the passage of an anti-offshoring bill.
Gaga asks US senate to end anti-gay army policy
Pop`s reigning queen, Lady Gaga has spoken out against the `Don`t ask, Don`t tell` US legislation wh...
Tea party candidate wins US Senate primary
Tea Party primary win wipes out Republicans thin hopes of retaking US Senate.
Top US Senator opposes mosque near Ground Zero
US Senator Harry Reid has opposed the construction of a mosque near 9/11 site.
Senate confirms Elena Kagan to US Supreme Court
Solicitor Gen Elena Kagan is the fourth woman ever named to Supreme Court.
US Senate confirms James Clapper as US spy chief
James Clapper would now oversee 16 agencies that make up US intel community.
Afghanistan war funding bill stalls in US Senate
The US Senate has rejected emergency funding for military operations in Afghanistan, sending it ba...
Scotland declines to attend US Lockerbie hearing
US Senators want to know if BP had any role in Lockerbie bomber`s release.
US Senate asking BP CEO to testify on Lockerbie
BP denies it had lobbied for Scottish authorities to free Lockerbie bomber.
NRI offered to raise $1 mn for Senate seat
US prosecutors have alleged that a NRI supporter of a Democratic Congressman told him he would raise...
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