TThe US Congress passed a $1.1-trillion spending bill for fiscal year 2015 Saturday, capping a week of acrimonious wrangling while averting a government shutdown and sending the measure to President Barack Obama.
Washington: Voters in the United States took to the polls on Tuesday, casting ballots in midterm elections that could return control of the Senate to Republicans, complicating President Barack Obama`s last two years in office.
Mississippi incumbent Thad Cochran was fighting for his political life in a Republican runoff for his US Senate seat Tuesday, seeking to repulse a surging conservative challenger bucking the party establishment.
The US Senate has passed a bill which among other things requires declassification review of the documents collected in the covert raid that killed al-Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden in Pakistan in May 2011.
A Thai Senate session has failed to come up with electing an interim prime minister, dashing hopes of the People`s Democratic Reform Committee (PDRC) that a neutral premier would be appointed by their deadline of Friday, a media report said Saturday.
Pakistan`s Senate has passed a resolution making it mandatory for Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to attend its session at least once a week after he failed to turn up since assuming the position last year.
A conservative challenge to President Barack Obama`s cherished health care law pushed the federal government to the brink of a partial shutdown on Monday, with the Senate expected to convene just hours before a deadline to pass a temporary funding bill.
a ray of hope to Australia`s Ashes prospects, leg-spinner Fawad Ahmed has reportedly cleared the final hurdle to be eligible for the looming series in England after legislation that allows him to be granted a passport successfully passed through the Senate.
Ben Affleck, whose name cropped up as a possible contender to fill the seat to be vacated by Massachusetts Senator John Kerry’s appointment as secretary of state, may not be running for office after all.
Actress Ashley Judd has not ruled out the speculation that she is touted as a top contender to face Senate Mitch McConnell in the 2014 election in Kentucky, insisting she is honoured to be mentioned as a potential candidate.