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House passes tribal casino bill one week after Trump urged GOP to oppose it

The president had urged Republicans to vote against the measure, which is opposed by a key White House ally. Nearly four-dozen Republicans crossed party lines to join Dem...

House passes tribal casino bill one week after Trump urged GOP to oppose it

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House passes $19B disaster aid bill after Trump opposition WASHINGTON-- The House on Friday passed a $19 billion disaster aid bill that would deliver long-sought relief to farmers, victims of hurricanes and floods, and rebuild southern military bases, as Demo...
19:12, 05/10/2019

House passes $19B disaster aid bill over Trump opposition The House has passed a $19 billion disaster aid bill that would deliver long-sought relief to farmers, victims of hurricanes and floods, and rebuild southern military bases....
18:48, 05/10/2019

U.S. House passes border aid bill, Trump vows veto The U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday approved a $4.5 billion aid package to address the migrant surge along the U.S.-Mexico border, including new standards for migrants in custody following re...
04:12, 06/26/2019

House Passes Bipartisan Budget Bill With Trump Support (WASHINGTON) — Observing a rare cease-fire in their battles with President Donald Trump, the Democratic-controlled House on Thursday easily passed bipartisan debt and budget legislation to permi...
08:00, 07/26/2019

House passes Senate emergency border aid bill, sends to Trump The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday approved a Senate-passed bill providing $4.6 billion to address a surge of migrants at the U.S. border with Mexico, sending it to President Donald Trump f...
01:00, 06/28/2019

House passes Senate border aid bill, sends to Trump for signature The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday approved a Senate-passed bill providing $4.6 billion to address a surge of migrants at the U.S. border with Mexico, sending it to President Donald Trump f...
01:00, 06/28/2019

U.S. House passes Trump-backed spending and debt limit bill The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday passed legislation touted by President Donald Trump that would accelerate rising federal budget deficits and suspend limits on Washington's borrowing powe...
00:00, 07/26/2019

U.S. House passes $733 billion defense policy bill after Trump threatens veto The U.S. House of Representatives approved a $733 billion defense policy bill on Friday, defying President Donald Trump's veto threat by including provisions like a clampdown on funding for his planne...
20:48, 07/12/2019

House passes $19 billion disaster relief bill after delays, sending it to Trump Trump, who objected to past disaster relief efforts over funding allotted for the hurricane-ravaged U.S. territory of Puerto Rico, said he would support the plan passed Monday....
01:36, 06/04/2019

US House Passes $733 Billion Defense Policy Bill As Trump Threatens Veto The U.S. House of Representatives approved a $733 billion defense policy bill on Friday, defying President Donald Trump's veto threat by including provisions like a clampdown on funding for his......
20:48, 07/12/2019

House passes bill giving 'Dreamers' path to citizenship, despite Trump veto threat Despite a veto threat from President Trump, House Democrats on Tuesday passed a bill that would provide a pathway to citizenship for an estimated 2 million undocumented immigrants....
10:24, 06/05/2019

House Passes $19 Billion Disaster Aid Bill Despite Trump Opposition to Funding for Puerto Rico (WASHINGTON) — The House on Friday passed a $19 billion disaster aid bill that would deliver long-sought relief to farmers, victims of hurricanes and floods, and rebuild southern military bases,...
01:12, 05/11/2019

House approves bill to aid casino bid by Massachusetts tribe WASHINGTON (AP) — The House has approved a bill reaffirming the right of a Massachusetts tribe to hold land in trust, a crucial step to building a $1 billion casino. The bill, approved 275-146, would ...
22:00, 05/15/2019

Push to build casino spurs tribal land fight As a South Carolina tribe works to build a new casino across the state line, North Carolina’s only federally recognized American Indian tribe protests their right to the land they hope to build ...
08:36, 06/26/2019

House passes $4.5B border aid bill The House passed legislation Tuesday to provide humanitarian assistance for migrants at the southern border despite the White House having threatened to veto it....
07:12, 06/26/2019

U.S. House passes $4.5 billion border aid bill The U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday approved a $4.5 billion aid package to address the migrant surge along the U.S.-Mexico border, including new standards for migrants in custody following re...
04:12, 06/26/2019

LGBTQ anti-discrimination bill passes House The House passed a bill Friday, 236-173, extending federal anti-discrimination protections to LGBTQ Americans.The Equality Act, sponsored by Rep. David Cicilline (D-R.I.), would prohibit discriminatio...
19:36, 05/17/2019

Senate passes border aid bill, sends it to House The U.S. Senate on Wednesday approved a $4.6 billion bill to address the migrant surge at the border with Mexico, setting up a negotiation with the House of Representatives and President Donald Trump ...
22:36, 06/26/2019

House passes bill to help workers with retirement savings WASHINGTON (AP) — The House overwhelmingly approved a bill Thursday to promote retirement security by making it easier for small businesses and other companies to offer retirement plans. The bipartisa...
18:48, 05/23/2019

House Democrats pull tribal bills after Trump tweet WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic leaders have pulled two bills concerning Native American tribes from the House floor after President Donald Trump criticized one of the bills on Twitter and urged Republic...
21:24, 05/08/2019

House passes bill to extend 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund WASHINGTON — The House passed the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund bill to permanently fund cash payments for first responders, their families and others who were sickened at Ground Zero. The House voted...
21:00, 07/12/2019

US Senate Passes $4.6 Billion Border Aid Bill, Sends It To House The U.S. Senate on Wednesday approved a $4.6 billion bill to address the migrant surge at the border with Mexico, setting up a negotiation with the House of Representatives and President Donald Trump....
03:00, 06/27/2019

House passes first-ever bill to outlaw LGBT-based discrimination For the first time ever, the U.S. House passed a bill Friday that bars discrimination against persons in the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community -- although the proposal faces an uphill b...
20:00, 05/17/2019

Senate passes $4.6B emergency bill for border, at odds with House The Senate on Wednesday passed a bill authorizing $4.6 billion in emergency spending for humanitarian aid at the southern border, setting up a fight with the House, which approved a version that puts ...
02:24, 06/27/2019

House passes bill opposing Israel boycott — despite AOC’s ‘no’ vote WASHINGTON – The House of Representatives overwhelmingly passed a resolution to oppose the anti-Israel boycott, divestment and sanctions movement during a Tuesday night vote — but Rep. Ale...
04:36, 07/24/2019

Jon Stewart: House passes 9/11 victims compensation bill, but 'none of us feel like the job is done' The House of Representatives' reauthorization of the 9/11 Victims Compensation Fund is an achievement but not the end of activists' work, according to Jon Stewart....
23:36, 07/12/2019

House passes bipartisan bill to stop illegal robocalls The House has just passed a bipartisan bill created to put a stop to all the annoying and disruptive robocalls you get. Introduced by Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Frank Pallone and Ranking M...
07:48, 07/25/2019

House passes bill to thwart 2020 ballot box hacking U.S. states would get $600 million in federal grants to secure voting machines from cyber attacks under legislation passed by the House of Representatives on Thursday, with the money to be spent quick...
23:36, 06/27/2019

House Dems delay votes on tribal bills after Trump lashes out Democratic leaders pulled a pair of tribal bills from the House floor Wednesday to avoid their failure after President Donald Trump — echoing complaints from the conservative media — urged Republicans...
00:48, 05/09/2019

U.S. House passes debt limit and spending bill, sends to Senate The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday approved bipartisan legislation to increase federal spending over the next two years on discretionary defense and non-defense programs and to suspend the ...
23:36, 07/25/2019

House passes bill to protect election systems, but Senate passage is unlikely The House passed a bill that would require states to strengthen their voting systems from hacking. Known as the SAFE Act (HR 2722), the chamber approved the bill by a party-line vote of 225-184. Only ...
05:48, 06/28/2019

House passes bill offering 2 million migrants a chance at citizenship Measure to protect Dreamers and others stands little chance of passing but highlights Democrats’ push for immigration reformDemocrats shunned a White House veto threat and muscled legislation through ...
04:36, 06/05/2019

Dem-led House passes $4.5B bill to aid migrants at border, setting up showdown with GOP-led Senate The House approved a $4.5 billion supplemental spending bill on Tuesday night to address humanitarian issues at the U.S.-Mexico border and to provide additional funding for food, water, medical servic...
10:48, 06/26/2019

U.S. House passes bill to raise federal minimum wage to $15 an hour The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday passed legislation to raise the federal minimum wage to $15 an hour by October 2025, a big win for workers and labor groups, even as it remained unlikely ...
19:48, 07/18/2019

U.S. House passes $4.5B emergency funding bill for migrant care crisis It took last-minute changes and a full-court press by top Democratic leaders, but the House passed with relative ease Tuesday a $4.5 billion emergency border aid package....
08:00, 06/26/2019

House Passes Senate Border Bill in Striking Defeat for Pelosi Speaker Nancy Pelosi, in a stinging defeat after a show of Democratic disunity, let a Senate border spending bill pass the House without controls that liberals had demanded....
23:12, 06/27/2019

House passes bill to raise federal minimum wage to $15 an hour The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday passed legislation to raise the federal minimum wage to $15 an hour by October 2025, a big win for workers and labor groups, even as it remained unlikely ...
10:36, 07/19/2019

House Passes LGBTQ Civil Rights Bill in Historic Vote The House of Representatives passed a sweeping LGBTQ protection bill on Friday, thanks to support from most congressional Democrats and nearly total opposition from House Republicans....
08:00, 05/18/2019

Ohio House passes bill to save nuclear power plants The Ohio House of Representatives passed a bill on Wednesday that could cost power consumers about $190 million per year to save the state's two nuclear power reactors from early retirement....
03:48, 05/30/2019

House passes bill that would block enforcement of new SEC investor protection rule One of the amendments attached to an appropriations bill would prohibit the Securities and Exchange Commission from implementing and enforcing its "Regulation Best Interest."...
22:24, 06/26/2019

U.S. House passes $15 minimum wage bill — now faces Republican-led Senate Even though the bill has little chance of passing the Republican-led Senate, or being signed into law by U.S. President Donald Trump, the outcome pushes the phased-in rate to the forefront as the new ...
02:24, 07/19/2019

UPDATE 1-Ohio House passes bill to save nuclear power plants Ohio's Republican-controlled House of Representatives passed a bill on Tuesday to create subsidies to avoid the early shutdown of the state's two nuclear power reactors. The two reactors - Davis-B...
19:00, 07/23/2019

Ohio House committee passes bill to save nuclear power plants A committee in Ohio's House of Representatives voted along party lines to approve a bill to save the state's two nuclear power reactors from retirement and provide some financial support for a couple ...
19:36, 05/24/2019

Senate passes $4.6 billion bill for border crisis, but key differences with House remain A photo of a father and his young daughter dead in the Rio Grande sparked urgency on Capitol Hill, but the legislation threatened to get hung up in disputes over restrictions on how the money can be s...
03:00, 06/27/2019

U.S. border agency acting head leaving as House passes migrant aid funding bill The U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agency said on Tuesday its acting commissioner is resigning as House Democrats passed a $4.5 billion funding package to ease a migrant surge that has subje...
05:24, 06/26/2019

9/11 victims fund bill passes House Judiciary Committee, a day after Jon Stewart's fiery testimony The House Judiciary Committee on Wednesday passed a reauthorization bill for the 9/11 Victims’ Compensation Fund, a day after comedian Jon Stewart lambasted members of Congress for failing to attend a...
23:12, 06/12/2019

House Passes an Emergency Funding Bill to Care for Migrant Families Detained After Crossing the Border (WASHINGTON) — It took last-minute changes and a full-court press by top Democratic leaders, but the House passed with relative ease Tuesday a $4.5 billion emergency border aid package to care f...
17:12, 06/26/2019

Texas House passes bill allowing unlicensed handgun owners to carry in public during disaster The Texas House approved a measure that lets gun owners to carry their weapons in the open or concealed for a week after a government declaration of a disaster. The vote was 102-29. The next step will...
05:00, 05/03/2019

Dem-led House clears Trump-backed budget and debt limit package, most Republicans oppose House lawmakers on Thursday passed a budget and debt deal that that received bi-partisan support and the strongest endorsement yet from President Trump....
00:36, 07/26/2019

‘A great job done by all’, Trump says after $4.6B border bill passes The bipartisan legislation contains more than $1 billion to shelter and feed migrants detained by the border patrol and almost $3 billion to care for unaccompanied migrant children....
04:48, 06/28/2019

2nd Rhode Island town passes resolution to oppose gun bills HOPKINTON, R.I. (AP) — A second Rhode Island town has declared itself a so-called Second Amendment sanctuary to oppose the governor’s push for stricter gun-control laws. The Hopkinton Town Counc...
17:00, 05/07/2019

NY passes bill to let Congress see Trump's state tax returns Legislation that would allow Congress to obtain President Trump's state tax returns is almost a reality, now that the New York State Assembly and Senate passed bills that would allow them to do so....
23:00, 05/22/2019

Congress passes $19.1 billion disaster aid bill, sends to Trump The U.S. Congress on Monday approved legislation providing $19.1 billion in emergency funding for disaster recovery efforts throughout the United States including Puerto Rico, sending it to President ...
01:36, 06/04/2019

State Senate passes bill to help release Trump’s tax returns ALBANY — The Democratic-controlled state Senate wants Congress to get their hands on President Donald Trump’s tax returns. They passed two bills on Wednesday. The first allows New York to releas...
21:00, 05/08/2019

U.S. Congress passes $19.1 billion disaster aid bill, sends to Trump The U.S. Congress on Monday approved legislation providing $19.1 billion in emergency funding for disaster recovery efforts throughout the United States, including Puerto Rico, sending it to President...
04:00, 06/04/2019

New York Passes Bill Giving Congress a Way to Get Trump’s State Tax Returns Tax officials would be authorized to hand over his state returns to any one of three congressional committees, opening a new front in a heated battle....
20:36, 05/22/2019

New York passes bill allowing Congress access to Trump’s tax returns ALBANY– The tax filings of President Trump and all public elected officials in New York will be fair game for congressional Democrats under a new law. The state Legislature Wednesday approved a ...
21:12, 05/22/2019

Trump’s tweet derails House bill opposed by lobbyist with close White House ties Matthew Schlapp is lobbying for the operator of two casinos that could lose business if H.R. 312 is passed. Schlapp’s wife, Mercedes, is White House strategic communications director....
03:12, 05/09/2019

House passes revamped disaster relief package despite Trump eruptions House Democrats pushed through another multibillion-dollar disaster aid offer Friday — a vote that will be in vain if they can’t strike a deal that defuses President Donald Trump’s hostility toward fu...
19:12, 05/10/2019

House passes Saudi measures, prepares to send more to Trump’s desk Monday’s votes on steps to crack down on human rights abuses are expected to face stiff odds in the Senate; the House will also vote later this week on Senate-passed measures to stop arms sales benefi...
02:36, 07/16/2019

'Racist tweets': House passes resolution condemning Trump's attack on congresswomen Nancy Pelosi’s sharp rebuke of the president’s remarks prompted a challenge from Republicans who claimed rule violationsThe House of Representatives on Tuesday passed a resolution condemning Donald Tr...
07:12, 07/17/2019

Congress, Allies To Oppose Triple Talaq Bill In Lok Sabha Today Congress and its partners in the United Progressive Alliance will oppose the "Triple Talaq" Bill when it is taken up in the Lok Sabha today. The opposition is against the bill in its current form,......
09:00, 07/25/2019

Akali Dal To Oppose Inter-State Water Dispute Bill In Rajya Sabha The BJP's ally Shiromani Akali Dal announced on Sunday that it would oppose the inter-state water dispute bill in Rajya Sabha as it, in its current form, was against the interests of Punjab....
02:48, 08/05/2019

Singapore urged to make changes to proposed bill against online falsehoods Government should cement its pledge not to use the law to stifle free speech by amending key components in the draft bill, such as including a clause to clearly state the act is not targeted at opinio...
22:48, 05/01/2019

House panel chairman: next move on Trump taxes this week U.S. House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Richard Neal said on Thursday he will decide by week's end how to respond to the administration's refusal to hand over President Donald Trump's tax returns...
19:12, 05/09/2019

House sends long-delayed $19.1B disaster aid bill to Trump Congress is finally shipping President Donald Trump a $19.1 billion disaster aid bill, a measure stalled for months by infighting, misjudgment, and a presidential feud with Democrats....
11:12, 06/04/2019

House yields, sends Senate border bill to Trump The Democratic-controlled House voted Thursday to send President Donald Trump a bipartisan, Senate-drafted, $4.6 billion measure to care for migrant refugees detained at the southern border. (June 27)...
02:48, 06/28/2019

Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D. bets the house on a broadly comic casino riff Has Marvel’s Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D. ever done an episode as purely goofy as this? Sure, there have been some lighthearted outings, like season four’s “Hot Potato Soup” and its Koenig brothers sillines...
04:24, 05/25/2019

In victory for Trump, U.S. House Democrats back down on border aid bill demands Democratic leaders in the U.S. House of Representatives backed down to President Donald Trump and passed a $4.6 billion aid package to address a migrant surge at the U.S.-Mexico border without the add...
03:12, 06/28/2019

Trump threatens veto of House defense bill over spending levels, wall U.S. President Donald Trump's administration on Tuesday threatened he would veto a massive defense bill being considered by the House of Representatives, saying it provides less money than he wants fo...
02:24, 07/10/2019

House Republican says Democrats stalling on immigration bill after Trump's delayed ICE raids Rep. Greg Steube R-Fla., said Sunday that House Democrats are unlikely to work with President Trump on immigration and won't meet the Trump's deadline to solve the crisis on the Mexico border....
22:48, 06/23/2019

Barclays sees Carrefour-Casino merger as possible, pushing up Casino shares Shares in French retailer Casino rose around 2% on Tuesday after Barclays said in a note that a tie-up with larger rival Carrefour could be a possibility "given the difficulties encountered by Casin...
15:12, 07/16/2019

U.S. tech firms push Trump to allow sales to Huawei, set up White House meeting next week Tech companies are asking the administration to allow sales of chips and other parts for Huawei-made smartphones and laptops, arguing such sales won’t hurt U.S. national security, according to people ...
04:48, 07/19/2019

House Democrats rush to pass border aid bill before July 4, Trump vows veto U.S. House Democrats said they plan on Tuesday to pass a $4.5 billion aid package aimed at addressing the migrant surge along the U.S.-Mexico border, citing an urgency to act following reports of poor...
21:24, 06/25/2019

House Democrats pass bill directing Trump to stay in Paris climate deal Only a few Republicans crossed party lines to vote for the measure, which Mitch McConnell said will ‘go nowhere’ Democrats on Thursday passed their first significant climate change legislation since g...
00:12, 05/03/2019

Pelosi caves on House border bill, backs Senate version Trump supports The Democratic-controlled House on Thursday approved a bipartisan $4.6 billion Senate-drafted measure to care for migrant refugees detained at the southern border — after House Speaker Nancy Pelosi ba...
04:36, 06/28/2019

Senate passes bill cracking down on robocalls A bill to crack down on unwanted robocalls sailed through the Senate on Thursday, adding to a push by Congress to defeat the growing problem of phone scams and nuisance calls....
02:24, 05/24/2019

Lok Sabha Passes Companies (Amendment) Bill Lok Sabha today gave its nod to the Companies (Amendment) Bill which seeks to tighten corporate social responsibility compliance and reduce the load of cases on the National Company Law Tribunal......
01:24, 07/27/2019

Louisiana passes 'heartbeat' abortion bill Louisiana's legislature passed a bill Wednesday banning abortions after a fetal heartbeat has been detected, joining a growing list of conservative states in a push to tighten restrictions on the proc...
02:24, 05/30/2019

House Democrats reject Trump budget cuts, roll out $46.4B energy and climate spending bill House appropriators on Tuesday sought to increase funding to combat global warming, releasing a fiscal year 2020 energy and water spending bill that rejects President's Trump's proposed budget cuts....
00:24, 05/15/2019

Missouri Senate passes bill to ban abortions at 8 weeks Missouri’s Republican-led Senate has now passed a bill to ban abortions at eight weeks of pregnancy.        ...
18:12, 05/16/2019

If Hong Kong extradition bill passes, what will happen? Hong Kong's government will discuss its bill on Wednesday, but hundreds protested Tuesday night – they feel Hong Kong's independence is in danger.        ...
04:24, 06/12/2019

Missouri passes bill banning abortions after 8 weeks Republican Gov. Mike Parson pledged to sign the bill , but it’s unclear when he’ll take action. When pressed on the lack of exceptions, he told reporters that “all life has value.”...
15:48, 05/18/2019

Senate overwhelmingly passes 9/11 victim fund bill, 97-2 The Senate passed the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund through 2090 by a vote of 97-2 , virtually funding health care for 9/11 victims and first responders for life....
23:00, 07/23/2019

Maine passes bill legalizing assisted suicide Legislators in Maine on Tuesday voted to legalize assisted suicide – but the state’s governor hasn’t yet committed to signing the bill into law. Democratic Governor Janet Mills has ten day...
05:00, 06/05/2019

Rajasthan Assembly Passes Anti-Lynching Bill The Rajasthan legislative assembly on Monday passed a Bill providing for life imprisonment and a fine from Rs 1 lakh to Rs 5 lakh to those convicted in cases of mob lynching leading to victim's death....
05:36, 08/06/2019

Rajya Sabha Passes POCSO Amendment Bill The Rajya Sabha today passed a bill entailing amendments to the POCSO Act by including death penalty for aggravated sexual assault on children, besides providing stringent punishments for other crimes...
16:24, 07/24/2019

Pak Senate Passes Bill To Set Puberty Age For Girls At 18: Report Pakistani Senate has passed a bill to fix 18 years as the age of puberty for girls to end the practice of child marriages in the country, triggering objections from some members who said the move was....
14:36, 04/30/2019

Alabama Senate passes bill banning nearly all abortions The Alabama state Senate passed a bill on Tuesday that would outlaw virtually all abortions in the state, making an exception only in cases where a mother’s health is in jeopardy. The bill, which had ...
06:00, 05/15/2019

Anti-robocall bill passes almost unanimously in the Senate Senators have overwhelmingly backed a bill to combat robocalls. They voted 97-1 to pass the Telephone Robocall Abuse Criminal Enforcement and Deterrence Act, which would empower law enforcement to tac...
20:48, 05/23/2019

Missouri Senate passes bill to ban abortions after eight weeks Missouri's Republican-controlled Senate passed a bill early on Thursday that would ban abortions after the eighth week of pregnancy except in medical emergencies....
16:12, 05/16/2019

Congress passes $19.1B disaster aid bill after months of fighting The House approved a multibillion dollar disaster aid bill on Monday, sending the measure to President Trump’s desk after months of fighting over the bill by the president and congressional Democrats....
07:36, 06/04/2019

Parliament Passes Consumer Protection Bill, 2019 Parliament on Tuesday approved a new bill to revamp the process of administration and settlement of consumer disputes, with strict penalties including jail term for adulteration and misleading ads by....
01:12, 08/07/2019

House OKs $19 billion disaster bill, breaking conservative blockade and sending measure to Trump for expected signature WASHINGTON (AP) — House OKs $19 billion disaster bill, breaking conservative blockade and sending measure to Trump for expected signature....
01:36, 06/04/2019

Departing advisers urged John Hickenlooper to quit White House race: source Five senior advisers are leaving the 2020 U.S. presidential campaign of Democrat John Hickenlooper after staff urged the former Colorado governor to quit the race as his fundraising flounders, a sourc...
05:48, 07/03/2019

Toronto Raptors urged by mayor to visit Ottawa over Washington: 'Forget the White House' The Toronto Raptors are set to have their NBA championship victory parade Monday but a decision has yet to be made about whether the team will end up visiting the White House....
17:48, 06/17/2019

Britain passes one week without coal power for first time since 1882 Landmark follows government pledge to phase out electricity from coal by 2025Britain has gone a week without using coal to generate electricity for the first time since Queen Victoria was on the thron...
16:36, 05/08/2019

Alabama Passes Bill To Ban Abortions, No Exception Even In Rape Cases The Alabama senate passed the most restrictive abortion bill in the United States on Tuesday that bans any termination of pregnancy and could punish doctors who perform the procedure with life in......
09:00, 05/15/2019

Berkshire Hathaway dealership bill passes Texas legislature The Texas House approved a bill that would allow a vehicle manufacturer or distributor to also own a dealer or dealership, as long as it was for a different type of vehicle than what that company manu...
22:24, 05/17/2019

Assembly passes bill forcing religious groups to vaccinate A key state Assembly committee on Thursday narrowly gave thumbs up to a bill that would end New York’s policy of allowing religious exemptions from vaccine requirements — and the measure is expected t...
00:00, 06/14/2019

Senate passes bill to fix tax hike on Gold Star families The Senate unanimously passed legislation Tuesday to fix a quirk in the tax code that resulted in Gold Star families seeing huge tax increases on the federal benefits they received....
21:24, 05/21/2019

Senate Passes Bill That Would Slap Robocallers With Fine of Up to $10,000 Per Call In a nearly unanimous vote, the Senate approved a bill that would hinder robocalls and ramp up penalties for scammers who make illegal robocalls. Read more......
02:36, 05/24/2019

Alabama Passes Bill Banning Abortion From Moment of Conception Less than a week after a fight broke out on the Alabama Senate floor over a proposal to ban abortion at the moment of conception, briefly delaying a vote that even Democrats recognized as inevitable,...
13:12, 05/15/2019

Florida Legislature passes bill expanding program to arm teachers The Florida House of Representatives passed a bill Wednesday allowing more teachers to carry firearms in school with the approval of local districts....
04:48, 05/02/2019

Rajya Sabha Passes National Medical Commission Bill Rajya Sabha on Thursday passed the National Medical Commission Bill for replacing the corruption-plagued Medical Council of India with a new body, in what was described by the government as one of the...
17:00, 08/01/2019

Florida passes bill creating hurdles to change constitution TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida would place new regulations on people paid to gather petitions for constitutional amendments under a bill going to Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis. The language was place...
05:12, 05/04/2019

U.S. Senate committee passes bill to deal with crisis in Venezuela A U.S. Senate committee approved a bipartisan bill Wednesday that seeks to accelerate planning at international financial institutions for Venezuela's reconstruction....
01:12, 05/23/2019

The Latest: Missouri Senate passes strict abortion bill JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Latest on a Missouri bill to ban abortions at eight weeks of pregnancy (all times local): 4:05 a.m. Missouri’s Republican-led Senate has passed a bill to ban abort...
11:36, 05/16/2019

Senate passes bill ensuring 9/11 victims fund will never run out of money House Speaker Nancy Pelosi speaks at a news conference on behalf of 9/11 victims and families, Friday, July 12, 2019, at the Capitol in Washington. The House is expected to approve a bill Friday ensur...
23:00, 07/23/2019

West Virginia Senate passes GOP charter school bill CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The West Virginia Senate has passed a sweeping GOP education bill that would allow the state’s first charter schools. The Republican-controlled chamber approved the prop...
03:36, 06/25/2019

Rajya Sabha Passes Motor Vehicle (Amendment) Bill The Motor Vehicle (Amendment) Bill has been passed by the Rajya Sabha in the Parliament. The bill has been passed with three government amendments and will have to go back to the Lok Sabha. The Motor....
20:12, 07/31/2019

Maharashtra Parliament Passes Bill To Reduce Maratha Quota The Maharashtra legislature on Monday passed a bill bringing down reservation for the Maratha community from 16 per cent to 12 and 13 in education and government jobs respectively....
19:00, 07/01/2019

Missouri Senate passes bill to ban abortions at eight weeks of pregnancy JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri Senate passes bill to ban abortions at eight weeks of pregnancy ....
11:36, 05/16/2019

Senate OKs bipartisan $4.6B border bill, fewer curbs on Trump immigration policies than House plan, next step unclear WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate OKs bipartisan $4.6B border bill, fewer curbs on Trump immigration policies than House plan, next step unclear....
22:24, 06/26/2019

Liberals angry with Trump administration treatment of migrant children force House leaders to amend border bill House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) called a meeting Monday evening with members of the Congressional Progressive Caucus and the Congressional Hispanic Caucus....
04:24, 06/25/2019

California Assembly Passes Historic Bill on Cops’ Use of Deadly Force On Wednesday afternoon, the California Assembly passed A.B. 392, taking the state one step closer to a new national standard for police use of force....
08:12, 05/30/2019

NY Assembly passes bill to grant driver’s licenses to illegal immigrants ALBANY — The New York State Assembly green-lighted a controversial bill Wednesday that would grant illegal immigrants the right to obtain a driver’s license. The measure passed the Democra...
04:24, 06/13/2019

Pelosi under pressure after Senate passes bipartisan border funding bill The Senate passed a $4.6 billion emergency spending bill to cope with the massive surge in illegal immigrants along the border, but the bipartisan measure differs from a more progressive bill the Hous...
22:12, 06/26/2019

New York Assembly passes bill closing 'double jeopardy' loophole The New York State Assembly passed a bill Tuesday that would permit state authorities to pursue charges against a person who has received a pardon from the president....
05:12, 05/22/2019

Rajya Sabha Passes The Insolvency And Bankruptcy Code (Amendment) Bill The Rajya Sabha on Monday approved amending the three-year-old Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (IBC), providing clarity about preference to secured lenders over operational creditors and giving lenders...
23:24, 07/29/2019

Hungarian parliament passes bill tightening state grip over scientists Hungarian lawmakers passed legislation on Tuesday to tighten state control of research bodies run by the Hungarian Academy of Sciences (MTA), overriding protests against the latest step to expand the ...
17:36, 07/02/2019

Canadian Senate committee passes 187 amendments to energy project bill A Canadian Senate committee has passed 187 amendments to an energy bill proposed by the Liberal government that would change how major projects like oil export pipelines are assessed....
23:12, 05/17/2019

Extreme abortion bill passes state legislature. Somehow, the uproar is missing When Georgia, Alabama, and Missouri passed pro-life legislation earlier this month, it consumed the news cycle. But when the Illinois House of Representatives passed the most radical abortion bill in ...
10:00, 05/30/2019

Kashmir under military lockdown as India passes bill to strip statehood Kashmir is claimed by both India and Pakistan and divided between them. Two of the three wars the nuclear-armed neighbours have fought since their independence from British rule were over Kashmir....
04:00, 08/07/2019

Hungarian government passes bill tightening state grip on scientists Hungarian lawmakers have passed legislation to tighten state control of research bodies run by the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, overriding protests against the latest step to expand the government’s...
00:48, 07/03/2019

Maine passes bill requiring ISPs to ask permission before selling data The current federal government might not be keen on privacy rules for internet providers, but Maine certainly is. The state's Senate has passed a bill that requires consent before ISPs can sell ...
13:24, 05/31/2019

Parliament Passes Bill Aimed To Make India International Arbitration Hub Parliament on Thursday passed a bill aimed at making India an international arbitration hub by providing facilities for settlement of commercial disputes....
20:36, 08/01/2019

Senate passes bipartisan spending bill, avoids looming shutdown The Senate passed a budget and debt limit deal on Thursday that the Trump administration and leaders from both parties agreed to, but that left hardline fiscal conservatives worried for the future....
18:36, 08/01/2019

California Passes Bill Demanding Presidential Candidates Hand Over Their Tax Returns California is continuing its sacred duty as the rock that Donald Trump just can’t shake out of his shoe, and this time, it’s come for the tax returns....
23:24, 07/30/2019

Illinois Senate Passes Bill to Protect the ‘Fundamental Right’ to Access Abortion While lawmakers in several states are attempting to strip women and other marginalized genders of their reproductive health rights with draconian anti-abortion legislation, Illinois is stepping up wit...
17:36, 06/01/2019

Missouri assembly passes restrictive abortion bill, days after Alabama The lower house of the Missouri General Assembly passed a bill on Friday to prohibit women from seeking an abortion after the eighth week of pregnancy, days after Alabama enacted the most restrictive ...
21:24, 05/17/2019

Senate Overwhelmingly Passes Bill Expanding 9/11 Victims’ Compensation Fund (WASHINGTON) — The Senate gave final legislative approval Tuesday to a bill ensuring that a victims’ compensation fund related to the Sept. 11 attacks never runs out of money. The 97-2 vot...
01:48, 07/24/2019

Alabama passes bill requiring chemical castration for certain child molesters An Alabama measure that would require certain child sex offenders to undergo chemical castration before being released from prison is awaiting the governor's signature. ...
00:48, 06/05/2019

Gig economy: California bill granting employee status passes assembly Uber and Lyft drivers, considered contract workers, could be entitled to protections and benefits if the bill is signedThe state assembly in California passed legislation on Wednesday that would requi...
05:48, 05/30/2019

Senate passes Bill C-69, which overhauls review of major projects, like pipelines Bill C-69 sets up the Impact Assessment Agency of Canada as the authority to assess projects for impacts on public health, the economy, the environment and other factors....
09:12, 06/21/2019

California Assembly Passes Bill Policing When Cops Can Use Deadly Force The California Assembly overwhelmingly passed legislation Wednesday to change rules governing when cops in the state can use lethal force, despite last-minute opposition from some families of victims...
06:12, 05/30/2019

New York Passes Bill To Give Driving Licence To Illegal Immigrants Illegal immigrants to the United States would be able to obtain driver's licenses in New York under a bill passed by the state legislature on Monday, and a representative for Governor Andrew Cuomo......
06:48, 06/18/2019

White House calls on U.S. House to pass Senate's border aid bill The White House on Thursday called on the Democratic-led U.S. House of Representatives pass the Republican-controlled Senate's version of a bill to provide funding to address the U.S. border migrant c...
20:48, 06/27/2019

House Approves Immigration Bill, Despite White House Veto Threat WASHINGTON — Democrats shunned a White House veto threat and muscled legislation through the House Tuesday that would bestow a chance for citizenship on an estimated 2 million-plus migrants, a b...
02:48, 06/05/2019

UPDATE 1-Canadian Senate committee passes 187 amendments to energy project bill A Canadian Senate committee has passed 187 amendments to an energy bill proposed by the Liberal government that would change how major projects like oil export pipelines are assessed....
19:36, 05/17/2019

Ohio Senate passes bill to save state's two nuclear power plants The Ohio Senate passed a bill on Wednesday that will create financial subsidies to stop the state's two nuclear power reactors from retiring early, according to market analysts tracking the legislatio...
03:24, 07/18/2019

Canada passes 'Free Willy' bill banning whale and dolphin captivity Canada's House of Commons passed a bill Monday to make it illegal to hold a whale, dolphin or porpoise captive, punishable by fines up to $150,000 USD....
02:48, 06/11/2019

Canadian Senate passes major project assessment bill with heavy amendments The Canadian Senate has approved legislation aimed at changing the way major projects such as oil pipelines are assessed, with more than 180 amendments that were welcomed by the government of Canada's...
18:36, 06/07/2019

Parliament Passes Bill To Curb Ponzi Schemes, Protect Poor Investors Parliament today unanimously passed the Banning of Unregulated Deposit Schemes Bill, 2019, which seeks to put in place a mechanism by which poor depositors will get back their hard earned money....
23:24, 07/29/2019

Singapore Parliament passes Bill against online falsehoods amidst heated debate As expected, the Singapore government has voted to pass the Protection from Online Falsehoods and Manipulation Bill despite strong calls from industry observers and global technology companies to reas...
05:00, 05/09/2019

Louisiana passes strict anti-abortion bill, Dem governor expected to sign Louisiana state lawmakers on Wednesday passed an anti-abortion bill that would make the procedure illegal after six weeks of pregnancy — and have no exception for rape or incest — and the state’s Demo...
03:00, 05/30/2019

UPDATE 2-Canadian Senate committee passes 187 amendments to energy project bill A Canadian Senate committee has passed 187 amendments to an energy bill proposed by the Liberal government that would change how major projects like oil export pipelines are assessed....
21:48, 05/17/2019

Lok Sabha Passes Bill To Curb Ponzi Schemes; Protect Poor Investors In a bid to save gullible investors from ponzi schemes, Lok Sabha on Friday unanimously passed the Banning of Unregulated Deposit Schemes Bill, 2019 that seeks to put in place a mechanism by which......
21:36, 07/24/2019

On fourth try, House passes $19.1B disaster aid package House lawmakers cleared a critical disaster aid package Monday, overruling a group of conservatives who had blocked unanimous consent of the measure after three attempts at passing it last week....
03:00, 06/04/2019

White House threatens to veto House bill aimed at improving treatment of migrant families The White House threatened Monday to veto a Democratic-written $4.5 billion bill aimed at improving the treatment of migrant families detained after crossing the southern border into the U.S....
05:36, 06/25/2019

White House threatens veto on House border bill The White House threatened late Monday to veto the $4.5 billion House bill which would provide emergency funding at the border over concerns that legislation in its current form lacks the money necess...
15:36, 06/25/2019

New Hampshire passes bill to provide free tampons, other menstrual products in public schools New Hampshire middle and high schools must now provide free menstrual products, including tampons, to students under a bill signed Wednesday.        ...
05:12, 07/18/2019

UPDATE 1-Ohio Senate passes bill to save state's two nuclear power plants The Ohio Senate passed a bill on Wednesday that will create financial subsidies to stop the state's two nuclear power reactors from retiring early, according to market analysts tracking the legislatio...
07:12, 07/18/2019

UPDATE 1-Canada Senate passes major project assessment bill with heavy amendments The Canadian Senate has approved legislation aimed at changing the way major projects such as oil pipelines are assessed, with more than 180 amendments that were welcomed by the government of Canada's...
00:36, 06/08/2019

House passes fix for Gold Star family tax hikes The House of Representatives on Thursday passed a fix to a glitch in the 2017 GOP tax overhaul that generated big tax hikes on federal survivor benefits for certain Gold Star families....
18:36, 05/23/2019

The White House Is Revoking Press Passes En Masse After almost eliminating press conferences, the Trump administration’s campaign against journalists covering the White House has reached a new peak. On Wednesday, the administration today revoked the ...
13:00, 05/09/2019

House passes amendment to reverse transgender military ban The House passed an amendment Thursday seeking to reverse President Donald Trump's policy banning transgender people from serving in the armed forces....
02:48, 07/12/2019

The Latest: House passes measure to help migrants stay in US WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on House legislation on immigration (all times local): 6:45 p.m. Democratic legislation aimed at helping more than 2 million migrants stay in the U.S. has cleared the Hous...
04:48, 06/05/2019

Kristen Wiig, Reed Morano pull projects out of Georgia after heartbeat abortion bill passes Kristen Wiig and Reed Morano are relocating projects originally slated to film in Georgia after the state passed its controversial "heartbeat" abortion bill....
16:36, 05/22/2019

After Georgia Passes Restrictive Anti-Abortion Bill, Film Companies Vow to Bounce Productions to Other States Several film production companies say they’re taking the midnight train the hell out of Georgia until the state reverses its recently passed anti-abortion law, which is now among the most restrictive ...
22:12, 05/10/2019

House of Lords passes amendment to help prevent no-deal Brexit Bill could make it illegal for a Boris Johnson administration to prorogue parliamentA no-deal showdown is expected in the House of Commons on Thursday after peers passed stronger protections against t...
20:12, 07/17/2019

House Passes Election Security Package, With an Eye on Mitch McConnell House Democrats are trying to push Senator Mitch McConnell, the majority leader, to allow the consideration of election security bills in his own chamber....
23:12, 06/27/2019

Trump Rallies G.O.P. to Oppose Resolution Against Racist Language President Trump, declaring he does not “have a RACIST bone” in his body, tried to rally House Republicans to vote against a resolution labeling his comments racist....
19:36, 07/16/2019

Trump Rallies G.O.P. to Oppose Resolution Against His ‘Racist Tweet’ President Trump, declaring he does not “have a RACIST bone” in his body, tried to rally House Republicans to vote against a resolution labeling his comments racist....
18:00, 07/16/2019

Ukraine, EU oppose Trump's suggestion of readmitting Russia to G7 Ukraine's president backed leading European powers on Thursday in opposing the readmission of Russia to the Group of Seven advanced economies, saying Moscow still occupied Crimea and was frustrating p...
01:00, 08/23/2019

Elon Musk's flamethrower incenses New York lawmakers. State Senate passes bill banning the weapon New York's Senate passed a bill to make possession of a flamethrower for recreational use a crime, calling out Elon Musk and the Boring Company....
20:00, 06/21/2019

Divided House Passes 2-Year Budget Deal to Raise Spending Republicans defected by the dozens, despite President Trump’s endorsement and pressure from key outside groups, and Democrats were left to get the deal passed....
23:36, 07/25/2019

U.S. House passes pro-Taiwan bills, amid trade tensions with China The U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday unanimously backed legislation supporting Taiwan which faces military and diplomatic pressure from China as members of the U.S. Congress push for a sharper...
04:00, 05/08/2019

Divided House passes election security legislation over Republican objections The bill would require that voting machines produce a paper record and would dedicate money for the improvements after Russian interference in the 2016 election....
23:24, 06/27/2019

Landlords Oppose Trump Plan to Evict Undocumented Immigrants Landlords say undocumented immigrants in federally funded housing are reliable tenants who pay on time. The administration says subsidized housing is for American citizens....
02:48, 06/18/2019

Monsters, men and magic: why feminists turned to witchcraft to oppose Trump Whether it’s hexing the president, chatting in WhatsApp covens or featuring in TV reboots, radicalised women have been finding strength in the ancient pagan arts‘This is the time for getting scary,” t...
21:12, 08/07/2019

House Passes Legislation Aiming to Shore Up Health Law and Lower Drug Costs Democrats tied several bills together, trying to hold Republicans to promises to protect coverage of pre-existing conditions and rein in drug costs, but the minority party did not bite....
02:48, 05/17/2019

Terror victims one step closer to compensation from Iran after House passes OORAH act The victims of the 1983 Marine barracks bombing in Beirut are one step closer to receiving compensation from Iran after the House passed legislation on Wednesday....
18:24, 07/18/2019

The Complicated Story Behind Trump’s Casino Tweet On Wednesday morning, President Donald Trump shot off a tweet that knocked a proposal he characterized as “a special interest casino Bill.”...
02:48, 05/09/2019

More Americans likely to oppose Trump in 2020 because of his handling of health care: poll More Americans say they are likely to oppose rather than support President Donald Trump in the 2020 presidential elections because of his handling of health care, according to a new ABC/Washington Pos...
22:12, 04/29/2019

2020 Dems reverse course to oppose virtually all Trump judicial nominees It may come as no shock that Democratic senators currently running for president have opposed nearly all of President Trump’s judicial nominees this year -- but newly reported voting data shows some o...
17:24, 07/08/2019

House passes budget deal to raise spending caps, suspend debt ceiling The House on Thursday passed a two-year budget proposal to raise spending caps and again suspend the U.S. debt ceiling, moves intended to head off potential economic turmoil....
04:36, 07/26/2019

Liberal activists occupy Venezuelan embassy in Washington to oppose Trump policy Liberal activists are bracing for a showdown with the Trump administration Thursday at an unusual location: Venezuela's embassy.        ...
18:48, 04/28/2019

Prosecutors oppose giving unredacted Mueller report to Trump adviser Stone Federal prosecutors on Tuesday opposed a bid by President Donald Trump's longtime adviser Roger Stone to obtain unredacted portions of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's report on Russian interference i...
20:00, 04/30/2019

GOP Splits With President Trump as Senators Loudly Oppose Mexico Tariff Threat WASHINGTON — In a rare confrontation, Republican senators declared deep opposition Tuesday to President Donald Trump’s threatened tariffs on all goods coming into the U.S. from Mexico. But...
02:48, 06/05/2019

On Mexico border, Republican business owners oppose Trump's tariff threat A lifelong Republican, Russ Jones supports President Donald Trump and agrees he needs to take action to deal with an immigration crisis on the border with Mexico....
21:00, 06/09/2019

Pelosi urges religious leaders to oppose Trump's expected immigration raids U.S. House of Representatives' Speaker Nancy Pelosi urged religious leaders on Saturday to pressure President Donald Trump to stop immigration raids by his administration expected to target families i...
20:48, 06/22/2019

China says Xi urged Trump to ease North Korea sanctions Chinese President Xi Jinping urged U.S. President Donald Trump to ease sanctions on North Korea during their meeting in Japan last month, China's Foreign Ministry said on Friday....
11:48, 07/12/2019

Trump Is Urged to Fire Kellyanne Conway for Hatch Act Violations The agency that enforces federal law barring partisan politics in the government called Ms. Conway a “repeat offender” and recommended she be dismissed....
03:00, 06/14/2019

Trump urged to move agencies out of DC, reward struggling communities President Trump is being encouraged to take a major step to “drain the swamp” by relocating federal agencies outside the Beltway to struggling communities that could share in the economic boost Washin...
20:00, 05/06/2019

Popular Move: Maine Senate Passes Bill to Give All of State’s Electoral Votes to the Winner of the Popular Vote in 2020 There’s a movement afoot in some quarters to get rid of the Electoral College, the institution that really elects the president of the United States....
11:00, 05/16/2019

Xi Jinping Urged Trump To "Show Flexibility" Over North Korea Sanctions Chinese President Xi Jinping urged US President Donald Trump to "show flexibility" towards North Korea, including the "timely" easing of sanctions, at the G20 summit last week, China's foreign......
09:24, 07/02/2019

Pelosi urged to act on Trump impeachment: 'We expect moral leadership' – live Progressive groups demand Democrats move ahead with hearingsHuge protests in Britain over Trump’s state visit – liveSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 3.15pm BST Senator Elizabeth W...
16:36, 06/04/2019

Xi Jinping Urged Donald Trump To Ease North Korea Sanctions, Says China Chinese President Xi Jinping urged US President Donald Trump to ease sanctions on North Korea during their meeting in Japan last month, China's Foreign Ministry said on Friday....
12:48, 07/12/2019

Mueller urged to talk freely and resist Trump officials' bid to limit testimony Democrats say DoJ ‘boundaries’ warning can be ignoredMueller to testify on Wednesday in two separate sessionsDemocrats are urging Robert Mueller, the special counsel who investigated Russia’s interfer...
23:48, 07/23/2019

Trump urged to ignore Supreme Court, print census question: 'Because we should,' GOP lawmaker says A Republican congressman from Texas encouraged President Trump Tuesday to ignore the Supreme Court and print the census survey with the question about citizenship, as the president mulls an executive ...
16:12, 07/05/2019

CNN, MSNBC personalities 'read between the lines': Mueller urged impeachment, said Trump is a 'criminal' "Wednesday’s coverage resembled a series of English literature classes, with journalists reading passages from Mueller’s briefing and taking turns speculating about their deeper meaning."...
01:24, 05/31/2019

Bill de Blasio expected to announce presidential bid next week "I'm going to make my decision in the month of May and as soon as we have something to tell you, we'll tell you," the mayor said Thursday at a press conference about crime statistics....
05:36, 05/04/2019

Bill de Blasio says decision about his 2020 bid coming ‘this week’ Mayor Bill de Blasio finally committed to providing a decision about his much-teased presidential ambitions “this week,” as speculation continues to mount despite sagging poll numbers and rough headli...
20:36, 05/13/2019

House passes sweeping legislation to expand LGBTQ civil rights but GOP lawmakers worry it may threaten the rights of women A Republican-backed motion to block the Equality Act, which would provide civil rights protections to gay and transgender people, failed on Friday as the House of Representatives voted to approve the ...
04:48, 05/18/2019

GTA 5 Online Casino Money: Best way to make money, chips in the GTA Online Diamond Casino? GTA Online just released a new update with the Diamond Casino. So if you're looking to strike it rich, this guide will tell you how to make as much money as possible in the new Grand Theft Auto Diamon...
19:00, 07/25/2019

What Does the House Retirement Bill Mean For You? The retirement bill the House of Representatives passed on Thursday includes an assortment of changes for participants in 401(k) plans and owners of IRAs....
03:00, 05/24/2019

Texas bill allows residents to carry guns for a week after natural disasters A new bill narrowly approved by the Texas Senate would allow residents of the state to carry handguns — open or concealed — for a full week in the wake of a natural disaster, according to ...
19:36, 05/27/2019

House Will Not Act on Disaster Relief Until Next Week Representative John Rose, Republican of Tennessee, used the power of a single lawmaker to object to final passage of a disaster relief package by unanimous consent....
23:24, 05/30/2019

Cannes 2019 week one roundup: zombies, babies and a sleeping Bill Murray Jim Jarmusch embraces the undead, Ken Loach continues his career resurrection and Les Misérables goes 21st-century reinventionIt’s the opening day of the 72nd Cannes film festival and all is calm on t...
19:00, 05/18/2019

Missouri governor signs bill that ban abortions from the eighth week of pregnancy onward JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri governor signs bill that ban abortions from the eighth week of pregnancy onward....
19:12, 05/24/2019

House Hearing on Reparations for Slavery Set for Next Week (WASHINGTON) — The topic of reparations for slavery is headed to Capitol Hill for its first hearing in more than a decade with writer Ta-Nehisi Coates and actor Danny Glover set to testify befor...
13:48, 06/13/2019

“This Is An Actual Crisis.” John Oliver and Bill Nye Talk Climate Change on Last Week Tonight On Sunday night’s episode of Last Week Tonight, John Oliver joined the growing chorus of voices pointing out that we aren’t doing enough to save our planet. Oliver sounded the alarm in lig...
17:36, 05/13/2019

House Panel Advances Robocall Bill Phone carriers under the legislation would be required to use technology to prevent the misleading modification of caller ID information, or spoofing. The Senate passed a similar bill in May....
06:48, 06/26/2019

The Latest: House OKs $19.1 billion disaster aid bill WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the House vote on a $19.1 billion disaster aid bill (all times local): 7 p.m. The House has given final approval to a long-delayed $19.1 billion disaster aid bill. That...
01:36, 06/04/2019

A week after Borderlands publisher Take-Two sent investigators to the house of well-known Borderland A week after Borderlands publisher Take-Two sent investigators to the house of well-known Borderlands YouTuber Matt “SupMatto” Sommers because he published leaks from Borderlands 3, Sommers’ channel h...
23:36, 08/16/2019

U.S. House to vote next week on whether to find Barr in contempt The full U.S. House of Representatives will vote next week on whether to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt for failing to comply with a subpoena seeking the full, unredacted report on Rus...
02:12, 06/04/2019

House to vote next week on whether to find Barr in contempt The full U.S. House of Representatives will vote next week on whether to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt for failing to comply with a subpoena seeking the full, unredacted report on Ru...
01:36, 06/04/2019

House approves $17.2B disaster aid bill for Puerto Rico The House on Friday passed a $17.2 billion disaster relief bill to help rebuild in hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico, over objections from President Donald Trump....
02:00, 05/11/2019

House Democrats will vote on bill exploring reparations House Democratic leaders on Wednesday committed to a floor vote for legislation to study reparations for the descendants of slaves — a historic move for the black community after the party sidestepped...
18:48, 06/19/2019

House Approves Debt-Ceiling Bill Despite GOP Dissent The House passed a two-year spending agreement that also lifts the government’s borrowing limit, advancing the compromise over the concerns of many conservatives who had urged President Trump to rejec...
14:00, 07/26/2019

House expected to try again on disaster bill stalled by lone GOP rep The House on Tuesday is expected to try again to move a $19.1 billion disaster aid bill, days after it was unexpectedly stalled by a lone Republican congressman....
16:24, 05/28/2019

House Democrats push through $4.5B emergency border aid bill House Democrats on Tuesday pushed through a $4.5 billion emergency border aid package after a small revolt by the progressive wing of the party threatened to torpedo the legislation. After last-minute...
08:12, 06/26/2019

Early version of U.S. House bill seeks to bar F-35 from Turkey A U.S. House of Representatives committee on Tuesday released an early version of a spending bill that seeks to prevent the shipment of F-35 fighter jets to Turkey, as U.S. officials press Turkey not ...
00:36, 05/15/2019

Bill de Blasio could lose his job over White House bid if he’s not careful Mayor Bill de Blasio’s presidential dreams had better not make him too neglectful of his day job -- or he could lose it, under a never-used clause in the city charter....
23:48, 05/18/2019

The House Passed a Bill That Would Protect Millions of Immigrants On Tuesday, the House of Representatives passed a hopeful but likely doomed bill that would offer more than 2 million undocumented migrants a path to permanent residency, despite the fact that it stan...
04:48, 06/05/2019

A Bipartisan Bill That Could End Our Robocall Hell Just Passed the House 429-3 Two Republicans and one independent were the only holdouts Wednesday as the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Stopping Bad Robocalls Act by a nearly unanimous vote.Read more......
00:00, 07/25/2019

House bill targets illicit use of Pentagon networks Bipartisan legislation introduced Tuesday in the House seeks to stop the use of Department of Defense computer networks for sharing child pornography....
01:00, 07/03/2019

House scheduled to pass 9/11 health bill on Friday WASHINGTON – The 9/11 first responders health bill will get a full House vote Friday – and is expected to pass overwhelmingly. House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (D-Md.) announced the sched...
04:00, 07/10/2019

House approves sweeping bill to expand gay rights WASHINGTON-- Democrats in the House approved sweeping anti-discrimination legislation Friday that would extend civil rights protections to LGBT people by prohibiting discrimination based on sexual ori...
22:36, 05/17/2019

House overwhelmingly approves funding bill for 9/11 victims The House on Friday overwhelmingly passed a bill to reauthorize the compensation fund for victims of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, after comedian Jon Stewart lambasted lawmakers for not moving...
21:12, 07/12/2019

House set to approve sweeping bill to expand gay rights WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats in the House are poised to approve sweeping anti-discrimination legislation that would extend civil rights protections to LGBT people by prohibiting discrimination based on...
06:36, 05/17/2019

Disaster aid bill worth $19.1 billion blocked again in House The U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday failed again to pass a $19.1 billion disaster aid bill supported by President Donald Trump after a Republican lawmaker objected to the measure....
02:24, 05/29/2019

White House rejects House request for documents for Trump investigation The White House on Wednesday rejected a request by the House judiciary committee for documents related to an investigation into possible obstruction of justice and abuses of power by President Donald ...
03:48, 05/16/2019

Ex-White House aide agrees to testify to House panel about Trump Another senior ex-White House aide has agreed to provide testimony, initially in writing, to congressional investigators probing possible obstruction of justice by President Donald Trump, the U.S. Hou...
19:24, 06/24/2019

Defied by Trump, House panel holds rapid hearing without ex-White House lawyer The U.S. House of Representatives committee that would handle any impeachment of President Donald Trump briefly convened and then adjourned a hearing on Tuesday with another empty chair at the witness...
17:12, 05/21/2019

U.S. House panel to quiz ex-Trump aide Hicks, White House asserts immunity Hope Hicks, once a close aide to U.S. President Donald Trump, is due to face questions in Congress on Wednesday on six instances in which Democrats believe Trump may have broken the law during the 201...
15:24, 06/19/2019

House to vote next week on whether to find Barr, McGahn in contempt The U.S. House of Representatives will vote next week on whether to hold Attorney General William Barr and former White House counsel Don McGahn in contempt of Congress for failing to comply with subp...
04:00, 06/04/2019

Mueller testimony to U.S. House panels delayed by one week to July 24 Former Special Counsel Robert Mueller will testify before two U.S. House of Representatives committees on July 24, one week later than originally scheduled, the chairmen of the panels said in a statem...
02:48, 07/13/2019

House to vote next week on criminal contempt against Barr and Ross House Democrats will vote next week on criminal contempt charges against Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross for failing to comply with a congressional subpoena over the 2...
19:36, 07/11/2019

Texas Senate approves bill allowing Texans to carry guns for week after natural disasters: report The Texas Senate on Sunday approved a bill that would allow any Texan who can legally own a firearm to be able to carry it either open or concealed for seven days after the state declares a natural di...
11:48, 05/27/2019

White House blocks former Trump aide from answering House panel’s questions, angering Democrats The White House asserted immunity for Hope Hicks, a private citizen, as she appeared before the House Judiciary Committee. Democrats said the exemption does not exist....
00:36, 06/20/2019

NAACP passes resolution calling for impeachment of President Donald Trump Members of one of the United States' largest and best-known civil rights groups, the NAACP, have unanimously voted in favor of impeachment for President Donald Trump....
16:00, 07/24/2019

Senate passes bipartisan budget deal hailed by Donald Trump WASHINGTON — The Senate passed a bipartisan budget package Thursday that was hailed by President Trump but sharply criticized by fiscal hawks in his own party. Defense spending will see a $22 billion ...
22:12, 08/01/2019

Bipartisan retirement bill clears House, moves closer to becoming law The Secure Act will head to the Senate, where a similar bill awaits committee action. Differences in the two bills would need to be worked out before legislation could be finalized and sent to Preside...
19:24, 05/23/2019

North Carolina ‘bathroom bill’ sponsor bidding for US House RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina legislator best known as the architect of the state’s so-called bathroom bill three years ago is racking up contributions and endorsements as he runs in the...
16:12, 05/11/2019

House approves $19.1B disaster aid bill blocked three times by Republicans The House of Representatives approved a $19.1 disaster relief bill Monday, sending the measure to President Trump after conservative Republican lawmakers had blocked three separate attempts to pass th...
04:00, 06/04/2019

House panel will hold hearing on bill proposing statehood for DC WASHINGTON — The House of Representatives Committee on Oversight and Reform is set to hold a hearing on a bill proposing Washington, D.C., be recognized as the nation’s 51st state. WTOP-FM reports Dis...
14:12, 05/31/2019

Alabama House approves ‘born alive’ abortion bill MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The Alabama House of Representatives has approved legislation to put doctors in prison if they don’t try to save babies “born alive” after an attempted aborti...
08:12, 05/22/2019

House backs Paris agreement in first climate bill in a decade The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday passed its first climate-change bill in a decade, voting 231-190 to require that Trump administration keep the United States as a party to the Paris Clima...
22:36, 05/02/2019

The Latest: House Democrats OK bill boosting health care law WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on House health care legislation (all times local): 6 p.m. Democrats have pushed legislation through the House that would buttress the 2010 health care law and curb prescr...
03:24, 05/17/2019

Republican House member introduces bill to boost U.S. 5G presence A Republican lawmaker on Monday introduced legislation to boost the presence of U.S. firms in global industry standards bodies to combat China's rising influence in next-generation 5G cellular network...
00:48, 07/16/2019

Speaker: Bevin still lacks House votes for his pension bill FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky House’s speaker says the governor still lacks the votes in the Republican-led House to pass his pension-relief proposal in a potential special legislative session....
18:24, 05/15/2019

White House threatens to veto aid bill for migrant families WASHINGTON (AP) — A White House veto threat is raising fresh questions about the fate of a House bill that would provide $4.5 billion to improve the treatment of migrant families detained after crossi...
11:00, 06/25/2019

House approves bipartisan budget and debt ceiling bill The Democratic-led House of Representatives passed the bipartisan budget and debt ceiling bill Thursday in a vote of 284 to 149. The legislation will stretch the debt ceiling limit through July 2021 &...
03:36, 07/26/2019

U.S. House fails to pass disaster aid bill; second attempt likely next month The U.S. House of Representatives on Friday failed to pass a $19.1 billion disaster aid bill supported by President Donald Trump, but is expected to try again early next month....
19:36, 05/24/2019

Bipartisan House bill aims to curb illegal robocalls The US Senate has shown bipartisan support for a bill to crack down on robocalls, and now it's the House's turn. Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Frank Pallone and Ranking Member Greg ...
23:00, 06/20/2019

House to 'reluctantly' back Senate border aid bill: Pelosi Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday gave up on an effort to add additional migrant protections to a Senate-passed border aid bill, with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi saying it was ...
22:36, 06/27/2019

Texas House OKs school finance bill, property tax reform AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The Texas House has overwhelmingly approved a sweeping, bipartisan school finance bill that brings an extra $4.5 billion into Texas classrooms in an attempt to overhaul the state&...
09:48, 05/26/2019

Senate rejects House-backed version of border aid bill The U.S. Senate on Wednesday rejected a bill approved a day earlier by the House of Representatives that would have provided $4.5 billion to address a surge in migration at the U.S. border with Mexico...
22:36, 06/26/2019

House poised to pass immigration bill that would protect ‘dreamers’ The American Dream and Promise Act of 2019 would grant “dreamers” 10 years of legal residence status and offer them a path to citizenship if they meet certain requirements. It stands little chance of ...
00:12, 06/05/2019

House defense bill's liberal provisions face the ax in the Senate House Democrats passed a major defense policy bill Friday loaded with liberal provisions that sets up a clash with both Democrats and Republicans in the Senate....
10:48, 07/13/2019

The House Just Passed Its First Climate Change Bill in a Decade, and That's Not Even the Sad Part If it were up to the House Democrats, the U.S. would still be a part of the Paris Climate Agreement. In fact, they all voted Thursday to pass a bill that aims to reinstate our role in this internation...
17:48, 05/03/2019

House lawmakers unveil bipartisan anti-robocall bill Democrats and Republicans aim to outlaw a wider array of robocall practices adopted by fraudsters and legitimate businesses alike while empowering the government to issue tougher penalties against cal...
18:00, 06/20/2019

The Latest: House to vote on Senate’s emergency border bill WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Congress and the border aid package (all times local): 3:30 p.m. Speaker Nancy Pelosi says the House will “reluctantly” pass the Senate version of a border ...
22:12, 06/27/2019

U.S. House committee rejects low-yield nukes in defense bill The House Armed Services Committee rejected two Republican amendments in defense appropriations for additional funding and deployment of low-yield nuclear warheads....
20:00, 06/13/2019

Brazilian President's Pension Bill Advances in the Lower House Brazil’s lower house speaker estimated that an amended proposal to overhaul the nation’s insolvent pension system could save about $245 billion over the next decade, enough to ease fears over a full-b...
16:24, 07/03/2019

House GOP education bill moving forward as teachers protest CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Despite teacher protests, Republicans in the West Virginia House of Delegates have advanced their wide-ranging education proposal to allow the state’s first charter scho...
02:48, 06/18/2019

House to hold contempt vote on Barr, Ross next week: Pelosi The U.S. House of Representatives will vote next week on whether to hold U.S. Attorney General William Barr and U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in criminal contempt for failing to comply with cong...
18:48, 07/11/2019

House Speaker Pelosi to meet with Representative Ocasio-Cortez next week House Speaker Nancy Pelosi will meet on July 25 with U.S. Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, a freshman lawmaker who has clashed with Republican President Donald Trump and her own Democratic le...
10:36, 07/19/2019

Tiger Woods to celebrate Masters win at White House next week, sources say Tiger Woods is set to make a trip to the White House on Monday to attend a ceremony hosted by President Trump in recognition of his recent triumph in the Masters tournament, multiple sources told Fox ...
06:24, 05/02/2019

Missouri House approves 8-week abortion ban, sending it to governor’s desk The Missouri House on Friday approved a restrictive abortion bill that would ban abortions after the eighth week of pregnancy -- one of a slew of such bills in red states that have sparked a heated na...
22:36, 05/17/2019

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01:36, 05/21/2019

Senate Passes Budget and Debt Deal, President Trump Promises to Sign (WASHINGTON) — A hard-won budget and debt deal easily cleared the Senate on Thursday, powered by President Donald Trump’s endorsement and a bipartisan drive to cement recent spending incre...
01:48, 08/02/2019

Senate passes resolutions blocking Trump's arms sale to Saudi Arabia, others The Senate on Thursday blocked President Donald Trump's deal with Saudi Arabia, Jordan and the United Arab Emirates to sell the Middle East countries $8.1 billion in arms, but Trump may still have the...
21:00, 06/20/2019

House Democrats introduce climate-focused infrastructure bill with $33B for renewables House Democrats in the energy committee released an infrastructure bill on Wednesday focused on combating climate change that would dedicate tens of billions of dollars to renewable energy and energy ...
23:36, 05/15/2019

The U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill Tuesday that grants protection for Dreamers The U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill Tuesday that grants protection for Dreamers. The bill would guarantee that undocumented immigrants who came to the U.S. as children would not be deporte...
06:48, 06/06/2019

Slavery reparations bill debated in US House hearing – video highlights The actor Danny Glover, writer Ta-Nehisi Coates and Senator Cory Booker were among the witness at a congressional hearing on the original sin of the US – the enslavement of 4 million Africans and thei...
02:48, 06/20/2019

Missouri House expected to pass bill outlawing abortions at 8 weeks JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Missouri’s Republican-led House is expected to pass a bill to ban abortions at eight weeks of pregnancy and the state’s GOP governor is likely to sign it. The GOP-led...
08:24, 05/17/2019

House fails to pass $19.1 billion disaster aid bill after GOP lawmaker objects WASHINGTON (NBC NEWS) — For the second time in less than a week, the House on Tuesday failed to pass the Senate-passed $19 billion bill providing disaster aid funding to parts of the United States hit...
22:00, 05/28/2019

House Republicans block $19.1 billion nationwide disaster aid bill for third time A lone conservative objected as Democrats tried to advance long-delayed legislation that would spread more than $19 billion to U.S. states and territories....
01:36, 05/31/2019

Democratic lawmaker says House expected to vote on Senate border bill The U.S. House of Representatives is expected to vote on Thursday on a Senate-passed border aid bill without amendments, as Democrats give up for now an effort to force changes in the treatment of mig...
22:36, 06/27/2019

India’s lower house expected to ratify bill to split Kashmir India’s lower house of Parliament is set to ratify a bill downgrading the governance of the Indian-administered portion of Muslim-majority Kashmir, as an indefinite security lockdown continued in the ...
12:00, 08/06/2019

Disaster bill clears U.S. House amid feud over Puerto Rico aid The U.S. House of Representatives approved a multibillion-dollar disaster relief bill on Friday, continuing a quarrel with President Donald Trump and other Republicans who oppose providing more aid to...
04:48, 05/11/2019

Ohio House to vote on bill to save nuclear power plants The Ohio House of Representatives is scheduled to vote on a controversial bill on Wednesday that would cost power consumers about $190 million per year to save the state's two nuclear power reactors f...
22:12, 05/29/2019

Business groups slam House for passing $15 minimum wage bill Business advocacy organizations sharply criticized the House of Representatives for passing a bill to raise the minimum wage to $15, saying it would be a costly job killer....
23:00, 07/18/2019

Space Force back in House version of defense policy bill Democrats and Republicans on the House Armed Services Committee have agreed on a slimmed-down version of President Trump's Space Force and plan to add their version of the proposed sixth branch of the...
00:48, 06/11/2019

Austrian lower house backs bill banning all uses of weedkiller glyphosate Austria's lower house of parliament on Tuesday approved a bill banning all uses of the weedkiller glyphosate, amid concerns that the chemical can cause cancer....
21:00, 07/02/2019

House Democrats introduce a bill to tighten airport security stings The bill would establish standards for TSA’s covert testing, and require TSA to track and report its progress in resolving security vulnerabilities identified through these covert tests....
21:36, 06/26/2019

GOP leaders: Bevin lacks votes to pass pension bill in House FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Some top Republican lawmakers in Kentucky say GOP Gov. Matt Bevin hasn’t lined up enough votes yet to pass his pension bill in an expected special legislative session. Hous...
01:12, 05/07/2019

House ‘Reluctantly’ Accepts Senate Version of Emergency Border Bill (WASHINGTON) — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has reversed course and will accept a bipartisan $4.6 billion Senate-passed border aid bill, yielding to opposition from the White House, powerful Repub...
23:00, 06/27/2019

Facebook and Twitter Not Invited to White House Social Media Summit This Week The Trump regime will host a social media summit this Thursday that will include “digital leaders,” according to the White House, but there are at least two major social media companies that aren’t on...
14:12, 07/08/2019

White House Report Card: A- for a good week on Iran, China, immigration This week’s White House Report Card has our grader Jed Babbin giving President Trump an A- for his actions on international policy. And the conservative analyst noted that the two dozen Democratic 202...
22:36, 05/18/2019

Sports Direct faces £605m tax bill and 'terminal' problems at House of Fraser Sports Direct says it is facing a €674m (£605m) tax demand from Belgian authorities - as boss Mike Ashley warned that problems at House of Fraser were "terminal"....
23:12, 07/26/2019

House Democrats set the stage for a $17 billion showdown with Senate over defense policy bill DEVIL IN THE DETAILS: The tough work of nailing down the final provisions of the annual defense policy bill known as the NDAA begins in earnest this afternoon in the House, as the Rules Committee meet...
15:12, 07/09/2019

Missouri House Sends to Governor Bill Banning Abortion After 8 Weeks of Pregnancy Missouri’s governor got just what he asked for: The state’s House members on Friday passed and sent to him for his signature a bill that would become probably the second-most restrictive abortion law ...
09:12, 05/18/2019

NYC's Bill De Blasio announces 2020 White House run, joining crowded field New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio announced on YouTube Thursday morning that he will seek the Democrat nomination for president in 2020, saying President Trump "must be stopped."...
13:24, 05/16/2019

Brazil pension overhaul bill wins by resounding margin in lower house Brazil's lower house of Congress approved a landmark overhaul of the country's pension system on Wednesday by a far wider margin than predicted, delivering a resounding victory to the government in it...
04:48, 07/11/2019

U.S. bill raising debt ceiling for farm bankruptcies heads to White House With farm bankruptcies rising and agricultural debt loads soaring, the U.S. Senate has passed a bill that will make it easier for more farmers with larger amounts of debt to file for bankruptcy protec...
04:12, 08/03/2019

House approval of border bill triggers Democratic progressive-moderate split ‘The Squad’ accuses party leaders of caving to White HouseAmash: Pelosi making mistake on impeachmentCongressional approval for funds for the Trump administration to spend at the southern border has t...
22:00, 07/07/2019

With Insurance Bill Passage, House Democrats Begin Health Care Blitz The House on Thursday passed legislation to roll back waivers on the coverage mandates under the Affordable Care Act, the first of a dozen health care bills coming....
06:00, 05/10/2019

Ohio House expected to pass bill to save nuclear power plants Ohio's Republican-controlled House of Representatives will likely pass a bill on Tuesday to create subsidies to avoid the early shutdown of the state's two nuclear power reactors, according to analyst...
18:48, 07/23/2019

Tensions flare over Pelosi’s comments about four House Democratic women and border bill The speaker faced criticism from some of the four first-term lawmakers as the animosity over the emergency aid package lingered in the Democratic caucus....
21:48, 07/07/2019

House Democrats pass bill to lower drug prices and shore up Obamacare The House of Representatives approved a three-part bill Thursday to lower prescription drug prices, along with measures to reverse Trump administration regulatory changes to Obamacare that Democrats v...
03:48, 05/17/2019

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio becomes 24th Democrat to seek White House New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio entered the crowded 2020 presidential race on Thursday, arguing that his record of progressive accomplishments in the country's biggest city positioned him as the pe...
02:36, 05/17/2019

House to vote on Senate version of border funding bill, 2 Democratic lawmakers say WASHINGTON (AP) — House to vote on Senate version of border funding bill, 2 Democratic lawmakers say....
22:12, 06/27/2019

First-time homebuyers could snag lower costs for FHA loans under House-passed bill The Housing Financial Literacy Act would provide a discount on upfront mortgage insurance if the borrower goes through financial literacy counseling....
17:36, 07/18/2019

Cocktail of the week: Riding House Cafe’s garden leave - recipe | The Good Mixer Summery like an elderflower collins, but with champagne for an altogether more upmarket livenerCucumber, gin, elderflower, lemon and a big measure of fizz – what could be more summery and refreshing t...
18:24, 07/12/2019

House to vote on new border bill amid outcry over conditions at migrant detention centers “Legislation is necessary,” Pelosi said in a letter to House Democrats, pointing to limits on the Trump administration that were left out of the recent emergency spending bill....
01:48, 07/09/2019

House Robocall Bill Now Favors Criminal Charges for Offenders, May Target Debt Collectors Soon On Tuesday, members of the Communications and Technology Subcommittee unanimously approved several amendments to a popular House anti-robocall bill aimed at putting the screws to those annoying roboti...
01:48, 06/26/2019

House panel advances bill to boost September 11th Victims Compensation Fund A House panel passed a bill Wednesday to authorize additional funding for the September 11th Victims Compensation Fund until 2090, one day after comedian Jon Stewart sharply criticized members of Cong...
21:24, 06/12/2019

House panel backs election security bill in aftermath of 2016 Russian interference The chamber is expected to act next week on the legislation that would mandate paper ballots and provide millions of dollars to update voting equipment....
06:00, 06/22/2019

U.S. House Speaker Pelosi backs bill aimed at protecting Hong Kong rights U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi, a longtime critic of China's human rights record, on Wednesday threw her influence behind bipartisan legislation to require the Trump administration...
19:12, 06/19/2019

UPDATE 4-Brazil pension overhaul bill wins by resounding margin in lower house Brazil's lower house of Congress approved a landmark overhaul of the country's pension system on Wednesday by a far wider margin than predicted, delivering a resounding victory to the government in it...
03:48, 07/11/2019

US officials to put off oil leases near sacred tribal land ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — U.S. Interior Secretary David Bernhardt has agreed to put off oil and gas leasing for a year on land that tribes consider sacred surrounding Chaco Culture National Historical ...
21:36, 05/29/2019

‘Loud, obsessive, tribal’: the radicalisation of remain They hate Boris Johnson and Jeremy Corbyn. They no longer trust the BBC. They love civil servants, legal experts and James O’Brien. And now, consumed by the battle against Brexit, hardcore remainers a...
05:00, 08/14/2019

Papua New Guinea: More than 20 killed in tribal violence More than 20 people including pregnant women and children have been killed in Papua New Guinea due to a recent outbreak of tribal violence in the Pacific island nation, authorities said....
19:36, 07/10/2019

Homes of the week: an Essex countryside mansion, a Thameside penthouse and a historic one-bedroom terrace house Homes for sale in the spotlight this week include a riverside penthouse overlooking Tower Bridge, a countryside mansion and a historic one-bedroom terrace house in Acton....
18:12, 08/21/2019

Longines Race of the Week: Country House wins Kentucky Derby after Maximum Security disqualified "Country House claimed the 2019 Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs, USA, after Maximum Security became the first winner in the race\u0027s 145-year history to be disqualified on the day."...
00:12, 05/06/2019

North Carolina 'bathroom bill' sponsor wins Republican nod for rerun of 2018 House race A state senator who was a leading sponsor of North Carolina's much-maligned "bathroom bill" was headed for victory on Tuesday in a special primary to choose the Republican nominee for a rerun of a 201...
04:36, 05/15/2019

House heads toward vote on amended border package, McConnell says Senate bill 'only game in town' The House will vote Thursday on an amended emergency border aid package, but Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell made it clear that his chamber won't consider the new version, teeing up a game of c...
17:24, 06/27/2019

Tensions flare on House floor as Republicans pressure Dems to pass bipartisan border bill Republicans on Thursday ramped up pressure on House Democrats to pass the Senate version of a $4.5 billion border bill to combat the humanitarian crisis at the southern border before Congress skips to...
21:24, 06/27/2019

North Carolina 'bathroom bill' sponsor wins Republican nod for rerun of 2018 U.S. House race A state senator who was a leading sponsor of North Carolina's much-maligned "bathroom bill" won a decisive victory on Tuesday in a special primary to choose the Republican nominee for a rerun of a 201...
07:12, 05/15/2019

Senate wants to bring back drug proposal loved by Big Pharma in new White House-backed bill Senate Finance Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley said he wants to include an abandoned White House proposal that would have eliminated rebates from government drug plans....
18:00, 07/25/2019

Pakistan's former tribal regions vote in first provincial election Voters in the turbulent former tribal zones of northwestern Pakistan went to the polls on Saturday in the first provincial elections since the region lost the semi-autonomous status it had held since ...
13:36, 07/20/2019

May warns against 'tribal' politics in final major speech as PM Theresa May has declared she is "worried about the state of politics" in Britain, Europe and the rest of the world, as she used her final major speech as prime minister to encourage politicians to com...
18:12, 07/17/2019

Papua New Guinea: Dozens killed in tribal violence Tribal fighting in Papua New Guinea's lawless highlands has killed dozens, including pregnant women and several children. Prime Minister James Marape vowed to bring the instigators of the violence to ...
09:12, 07/10/2019

Will democracy take hold in Pakistan's restive tribal areas? The first-ever democratic election is being held in the restive Pakistani tribal region on the border with Afghanistan. Will democracy help stabilize an area long considered to be a base for Islamist ...
16:36, 07/19/2019

NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio to announce entry into crowded 2020 White House race Thursday, source says New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, who was widely known to be mulling a White House run, will announce on Thursday that he is officially entering the 2020 race, a source familiar with the situation t...
03:00, 05/16/2019

Senate panel wants to bring back drug proposal loved by Big Pharma in new White House-backed bill Senate Finance Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley said he wants to revive an abandoned White House proposal that would have eliminated rebates from government drug plans....
18:12, 07/27/2019

Supreme Court Punts on One of the Most Important Tribal Land Cases Ever On the final day of decisions, the Supreme Court declared that it will bump Carpenter v. Murphy to its next term for further argument, a baffling but telling decision in one of the most significant In...
18:36, 06/27/2019

Kept as a sex slave: Tragic consequence of Mali's inter-tribal conflict Precious can't look me in the eye when I first say hello to her. It's not that she's shy, she's petrified. And yet she's agreed to speak to us on the condition that only myself and my cameraman, Dan, ...
05:12, 07/22/2019

Pakistan’s northwest tribal areas hold 1st local polls Pakistan’s northwestern tribal areas are holding their first-ever provincial elections, in a region along the Afghan border that was once a stronghold for the Taliban, al-Qaida and other militant grou...
11:24, 07/20/2019

Navajo cancer center will cut tribal members’ travel time TUBA CITY, Ariz. (AP) — The Navajo Nation has opened a cancer treatment center on the reservation that it says will significantly cut down on travel time for patients. The Tuba City Regional Health Ca...
10:48, 06/27/2019

At least 15 women and children killed in tribal massacre in Papua New Guinea Pregnant women among victims of killings in small village of Karida, in an area beset by internecine violenceAt least 15 women and children have been killed in a massacre in Papua New Guinea’s Hela pr...
06:24, 07/10/2019

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18:12, 06/10/2019

Rahul Gandhi Gets Election Body Notice Over "Anti-Tribal Law" Claim The Election Commission has issued a notice to Congress president Rahul Gandhi for allegedly claiming at a Madhya Pradesh rally that Prime Minister Narendra Modi has come up with a new law that allows...
00:36, 05/02/2019

Pakistan’s Tribal Areas Are Still Waiting for Justice as Army Tightens Grip A year after Pakistan voted to bring the Pashtun tribal areas into the national civilian court system, the army is still the master of justice there, residents say....
06:48, 06/11/2019

Pregnant women, children among dead in Papua New Guinea tribal massacre CANBERRA, Australia — More than 20 people including pregnant women and children have been killed in recent tribal violence in Papua New Guinea, media reported on Wednesday. The death toll and dates of...
09:48, 07/10/2019

Women's Panel Seeks Report On Death Of 2 Tribal Hockey Players The National Commission for Women on Wednesday asked the Jharkhand DGP to submit a detailed report on the alleged killing of two tribal women hockey players whose bodies were found hanging from a......
17:48, 08/14/2019

New Mexico Dems Are Fighting to Protect Sacred Tribal Land From Drilling On Tuesday night, the House passed an appropriations package that included funding for the Department of the Interior. The bill was never going to lead the nightly news, but for the Native population ...
21:24, 06/27/2019

Marathon all-night House Armed Services Committee markup session of defense policy bill resolves few partisan issues STILL AT IT AT 5 A.M.: The House Armed Services Committee markup of the National Defense Authorization Act began Wednesday morning and was still going strong at 5 a.m. this morning, with the most cont...
19:36, 06/13/2019

5-Year-Old Tribal Girl Kidnapped, Raped In Madhya Pradesh, Critical: Cops A five-year-old tribal girl was kidnapped, raped and brutally assaulted by an unidentified person in Narsingpur, Madhya Pradesh, police said. She was found unconscious near a bridge by her family,......
20:24, 06/25/2019

Bolsonaro doubts tribal leader's 'murder', repeats call to mine the Amazon The international community is speaking out against the killing of an indigenous tribal leader in Brazil's Amazon, even as the country's president says there no evidence of foul play....
11:00, 07/31/2019

Heritage Yellowstone Park bison to join Blackfeet Nation tribal herds Descendants of genetically pure Yellowstone National Park bison, part of a herd in northern Colorado, will make their way back to Montana tribal lands by way of the Oakland Zoo....
02:02, 08/13/2019

Rajasthan Tribal Woman Poisoned, Raped In Madhya Pradesh; Dies: Police A 20-year-old tribal woman, who was allegedly raped and administered a poisonous substance by a man in Madhya Pradesh, died at a hospital in Rajasthan's Baran district, police said Sunday....
16:48, 06/09/2019

North Dakota's First Solar Farm Opens on Standing Rock Tribal Land In 2016, the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe launched a battle against an oil pipeline running across their ancestral lands. Despite their efforts gaining international attention, the 1,172 mile-long Dakota...
22:24, 07/26/2019

Meadow Lake Tribal Council clean energy project to power thousands of homes The Meadow Lake Tribal Council Bioenergy Centre will use sawmill biomass residuals to produce 6.6 megawatts of carbon-neutral green energy – enough to power roughly 5,000 homes....
21:00, 05/22/2019

House subpoenas Lewandowski, ex-Trump aide in Trump probe The House Judiciary Committee is subpoenaing former Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski and an ex-White House aide as part of its investigation into President Donald Trump's conduct in office....
21:24, 08/15/2019

Trump's rebranding of DC's July 4th celebrations will include a VIP area for White House guests in front of Trump's stage Carolyn Kaster/AP President Donald Trump is remaking Washington, DC's Independence Day celebrations into a political event that will feature a massive fireworks display and military flyovers. The ev...
00:36, 06/30/2019

Protesters oppose new Louisiana abortion law Not long after hundreds of demonstrators protested abortion bans outside the Louisiana State Capitol Building in Baton Rouge, the state’s Democratic governor signed a ban on abortion as early as...
05:12, 05/31/2019

Opinion: Georgians oppose Russian meddling Hundreds of Georgians were injured protesting against Russian MP Sergei Gavrilov addressing Orthodox law-makers in parliament. A veritable political crisis might be looming, says Christian F. Trippe....
04:24, 06/23/2019

Industry, Lawmakers Oppose Tariff Plan President Trump’s threat to impose across-the-board tariffs on Mexico is stirring widespread opposition among U.S. lawmakers, business groups and foreign trading partners....
22:48, 05/31/2019

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01:36, 06/21/2019

Top Tories under pressure to oppose May’s Brexit deal PM facing heavy Commons defeat after party’s right wing warns leadership hopefulsTory leadership candidates from Boris Johnson to Dominic Raab are under pressure from the party’s right to oppose There...
00:36, 05/14/2019

Gallup poll: Most Americans oppose statehood for Washington, D.C. A new survey this week shows most citizens of the United States are opposed to granting statehood to Washington, D.C. -- a result that seems to go against the wishes of most who live in the district....
03:00, 07/18/2019

Hong Kong protests expand to oppose China, with no end near What began as a protest against an extradition bill has ballooned into a fundamental challenge to the way Hong Kong is governed and the role of the Chinese government in the city’s affairs...
03:48, 07/17/2019

Green EU lawmakers oppose von der Leyen's bid for Commission chief Germany's Ursula von der Leyen made her pitch to European Union lawmakers on Wednesday to become the next head of the bloc's executive, but her promises to fight climate change were not enough for Gre...
21:36, 07/10/2019

Game Console Makers Oppose China Tariffs Microsoft, Sony and Nintendo have joined forces in opposing expanded tariffs on China, saying the plan would make their products unaffordable for the coming holiday season....
11:12, 06/27/2019

Puerto Rico governor to step down, but protesters vow to oppose successor People danced on the streets of San Juan's old city early on Thursday after Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rosselló bowed to protesters' demands and said he would quit over profane chat messages that sp...
16:24, 07/25/2019

Palestinians urge ‘Arab masses’ to oppose US peace workshop RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — A senior Palestinian decision-making body has condemned the decision by Arab countries to attend a U.S.-sponsored Mideast peace conference, calling for the “Arab masse...
18:12, 06/12/2019

More European clubs oppose plan to overhaul Champions League PARIS (AP) — Teams from France, Germany, Italy, Portugal and Switzerland have joined the opposition to plans to transform the Champions League. As the European Club Association was meeting in Malta, T...
14:36, 06/07/2019

Hong Kong protests continue, expand to oppose China What began as a protest against an extradition bill has ballooned into a fundamental challenge to the way Hong Kong is governed — and the role of the Chinese government in the city’s affairs....
10:36, 07/17/2019

Austrian Social Democrats' leader says won't oppose snap election The leader of Austria's opposition Social Democrats, Pamela Rendi-Wagner, will not oppose a snap election if a bill proposing one is put to parliament, she told national broadcaster ORF on Saturday....
23:00, 05/18/2019

MPs vote to oppose next PM suspending Parliament to force no-deal Brexit Tory MPs and ministers staged a massive revolt today to block the next prime minister from suspending Parliament and forcing through a no-deal Brexit....
16:48, 07/18/2019

Huawei founder says he would oppose Chinese retaliation against Apple: Bloomberg Huawei Technologies' founder and Chief Executive Ren Zhengfei told Bloomberg https://bloom.bg/2HT7DUY that retaliation by Beijing against Apple Inc was unlikely and that he would oppose any such move ...
02:12, 05/27/2019

German, French clubs oppose more elitist Champions League Soccer clubs in Germany's top two divisions oppose a proposal to close off the Champions League in 2024 in favor of elite teams        ...
19:00, 05/15/2019

E.P.A. Plans to Curtail the Ability of Communities to Oppose Pollution Permits The agency is preparing to weaken rules that, for a quarter-century, have given communities a voice in deciding how much industrial pollution may legally be released nearby....
01:36, 07/13/2019

Italian clubs oppose Juventus-led Champions League plan MILAN (AP) — Most of the top Italian clubs oppose Champions League reforms pushed by Juventus chairman Andrea Agnelli to close off entries to the competition. The 20-team Serie A says a “signifi...
15:36, 06/11/2019

Huawei founder says he would oppose Chinese retaliation against Apple- Bloomberg Huawei Technologies' founder and Chief Executive Ren Zhengfei told Bloomberg https://bloom.bg/2HT7DUY that retaliation by Beijing against Apple Inc was unlikely and that he would oppose any such move ...
06:24, 05/27/2019

Most YouTube climate change videos 'oppose the consensus view' Scientist behind study urges platform to tweak algorithms to ‘prioritise factual information’The majority of YouTube videos about the climate crisis oppose the scientific consensus and “hijack” techni...
06:36, 07/25/2019

Palestinians urge 'Arab masses' to oppose US peace workshop A senior Palestinian decision-making body has condemned the decision by Arab countries to attend a U.S.-sponsored Mideast peace conference, calling for the "Arab masses" to act against the gathering....
21:12, 06/12/2019

General Electric's machinists oppose tentative labor deal The machinists union said on Wednesday it opposes a tentative labor contract reached this week with General Electric Co, potentially impeding the Boston-based conglomerate's efforts to avoid labor unr...
20:48, 06/26/2019

German clubs oppose plans for more elitist Champions League Soccer clubs in Germany's top two divisions oppose a proposal to close off the Champions League in 2024 in favor of elite teams        ...
17:12, 05/15/2019

Trump cheers Dow's best week of the year The Dow Jones Industrial Average climbed more than 250 points Friday, ending the index's best week of the year, as lackluster economic news prompted speculation that the Federal Reserve would lower in...
07:36, 06/08/2019

Trump says he could win Afghan war 'in a week … but I don't want to kill 10m' President hosts Pakistani PM Imran Khan amid aid disputeUS pursues talks with Taliban with Islamabad’s cautious supportDonald Trump has said that he could win the Afghanistan war “in a week” but did n...
23:24, 07/22/2019

Oil Near Five-Week Low on Trump's China Tweets Oil prices fell toward a five-week low, dragged down by broader-market selling after President Trump threatened more tariffs on Chinese imports ahead of planned U.S.-China trade talks this week....
16:36, 05/06/2019

Trump set to visit the Hamptons later this week If you thought summer traffic was already bad in the Hamptons, just wait until Friday — when President Trump comes to the East End for political love fests. The president is set to appear at a posh, c...
10:24, 08/05/2019

Zogby: This was ‘legacy week’ for Trump, and it was very bad Democratic pollster John Zogby said that President Trump’s efforts to deal with gun control in the wake of the Ohio and Texas shootings, and also on immigration, faltered this week....
20:36, 08/10/2019

Ben Simmons says he was 'singled out' trying to enter casino Philadelphia 76ers guard Ben Simmons has explained a social media post that seemed to imply he'd been racially profiled by security staff at a Melbourne casino by saying he and his friends felt "singl...
14:48, 08/07/2019

Nearly Six Years Later, GTA Online's Casino Has Been Updated If you head down to the casino in Grand Theft Auto Online today, you’ll see that some changes have been made. After nearly six years, it seems the vacant and unused casino is being updated, and, accor...
18:24, 06/06/2019

UPDATE 1-General Electric's machinists oppose tentative labor deal The machinists union said on Wednesday it opposes a tentative labor contract reached this week with General Electric Co, potentially impeding the Boston-based conglomerate's efforts to avoid labor unr...
21:12, 06/26/2019

Footballer Héctor Bellerín calls on sport to oppose Alabama abortion ban Arsenal defender says ban also an issue for men, and garners support from Ian WrightHéctor Bellerín, the Arsenal and Spain defender, has challenged fellow football professionals to speak out against t...
18:36, 05/18/2019

Iran's Khamenei urges haj pilgrims to oppose U.S. Israeli-Palestinian plan Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Saturday condemned a U.S. blueprint to end the conflict between Israel and the Palestinians and called on haj pilgrims to oppose it, Iranian state media...
12:00, 08/10/2019

Dell, HP, Microsoft, Intel oppose proposed tariffs on laptops, tablets Dell Technologies Inc, HP Inc , Microsoft Corp and Intel Corp on Wednesday opposed U.S. President Donald Trump's proposal to include laptop computers and tablets among the Chinese goods targeted for t...
00:48, 06/20/2019

Canceled Fund-Raiser Prompts Question: Can a Democrat Oppose Abortion? The head of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee will no longer host an event for the anti-abortion Representative Daniel Lipinski after pressure....
00:00, 05/23/2019

LG Electronics, regulators oppose Qualcomm's effort to put antitrust ruling on hold Smartphone maker LG Electronics Inc on Tuesday opposed Qualcomm Inc's efforts to put a sweeping U.S. antitrust decision against the chip supplier on hold as it pursues an appeal....
04:48, 06/12/2019

Retailers J.C.Penney, Macy's oppose proposed tariffs on apparel, footwear Department store operators J.C. Penney Co Inc and Macy's Inc have opposed U.S. President Donald Trump's proposal to include apparel and footwear among the Chinese goods targeted for tariffs....
23:36, 06/20/2019

Ugandan critics oppose Nile river power plant plan A plan by South Africa's Bonang Power and Energy to develop a 360 megawatt (MW) power plant on Uganda's River Nile has met resistance from critics who say the project will destroy the popular tourist ...
13:36, 06/11/2019

UPDATE 1-Over 40% of minority shareholders of Turquoise Hill oppose independent directors A large proportion of the minority shareholders in Rio Tinto Plc-controlled Turquoise Hill Resources voted against the re-election of the company's independent directors on Tuesday....
00:00, 05/15/2019