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U.S. resupplies Israel with munitions as Gaza offensive rages

Jul 31, 2014

U.S. resupplies Israel with munitions as Gaza offensive rages

working in Congress to provide millions of dollars in additional funding for Israel's "Iron Dome" missile shield.The U.S. Senate Appropriations
<b>U.S</b>. <b>senator</b> to propose strong curbs on NSA phone data collection

Jul 29, 2014

U.S. senator to propose strong curbs on NSA phone data collection

the program has White House backing and may get more traction with critics who have dismissed other bills as too weak.Democratic U.S. Senator Patrick
Obama says Europe should see downed jet as 'wake-up call'

Jul 19, 2014

Obama says Europe should see downed jet as 'wake-up call'

focus on U.S. domestic policy in the run-up to congressional elections in November that he hopes will thwart Republican efforts to take over the U.S
Obama pledges U.S. help for Malaysian plane probe, talks to Putin

Jul 18, 2014

Obama pledges U.S. help for Malaysian plane probe, talks to Putin

Republican Senator Kelly Ayotte said in a speech in the U.S. Senate. Obama, determined not to appear to be a hostage of world events, continued with his trip
<b>U.S</b>. <b>senators</b> push for tough line in Iran nuclear talks

Jul 15, 2014

U.S. senators push for tough line in Iran nuclear talks

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Two influential U.S. senators have asked fellow lawmakers to support demands that Iran accept tough conditions in nuclear
France to UK: With eyes on defence pie, western powers court PM Modi

Jun 29, 2014

France to UK: With eyes on defence pie, western powers court PM Modi

, who holds the twin portfolios of defence and finance - and can therefore decide both whether to sign the deal and when to release the money.U.S. Senator
Michelle Obama says will not go into politics after White House

Jun 24, 2014

Michelle Obama says will not go into politics after White House

speculation that Mrs. Obama was mulling a future run for the U.S. Senate. President Obama's term in the White House ends in early 2017. Former first lady
In Washington, growing chorus calls for Iraq's Maliki to go

Jun 19, 2014

In Washington, growing chorus calls for Iraq's Maliki to go

."The Maliki government, candidly, has got to go if you want any reconciliation," said U.S. Senator Dianne Feinstein, Democratic chairwoman of the Senate
Iraq asks United States for air support to counter rebels

Jun 19, 2014

Iraq asks United States for air support to counter rebels

political exclusion among Sunnis, the minority that ran Iraq until U.S. troops deposed dictator Saddam Hussein after the 2003 invasion.U.S. Senate Majority
Obama to sign order barring federal discrimination against gays

Jun 17, 2014

Obama to sign order barring federal discrimination against gays

Democratic-controlled U.S. Senate but has languished in the Republican-controlled House of Representatives.Activists lauded the White House move.The president