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US Senate votes for expanded sanctions on North Korea following rocket launch

Feb 11, 2016

US Senate votes for expanded sanctions on North Korea following rocket launch

The US Senate has voted unanimously to tighten economic sanctions on North Korea, seeking to punish the reclusive Asian nation for its provocative recent nuclear test and rocket launch. #NewsTracker #North Korea #Kim Jong-un #nuclear test #Rocket launch #US Senate
US Senate votes against more gun background checks after San Bernadino shooting

Dec 04, 2015

US Senate votes against more gun background checks after San Bernadino shooting

A polarised Senate voted against expanding background checks for more gun purchases, rejecting the proposal a day after the latest US mass shooting left 14 people dead in California. #US #NewsTracker #Shooting #California #Senate #Gun control #San Bernadino
Historic step: US armed forces to open up men-only frontline combat roles to women

Dec 04, 2015

Historic step: US armed forces to open up men-only frontline combat roles to women

The US military will open up all positions — including frontline combat roles — to women, Defense Secretary Ashton Carter announced Thursday in a sweeping move officially ending centuries of men-only tradition. #Barack Obama #Congress #NewsTracker #Pentagon #US military #Navy #Air Force #Ashton Carter #Senator John McCain #Navy SEALs #Marine Corps #Army Rangers #Green Berets #Congresswoman Tammy Duckworth
Musharraf's admission on Pak support to LeT 'not surprising': US Senator

Oct 30, 2015

Musharraf's admission on Pak support to LeT 'not surprising': US Senator

Pervez Musharraf's admission that Pakistan aided and trained terror groups like LeT is "not surprising" and the link between the 26/11 attackers and some elements in the Pakistani government cannot be credibly denied. #World #Indo-Pak relations #NewsTracker #LeT #News #Musharraf #26/11 Mumbai attacks #US Senator
Pakistan Senate panel condemns 'unprovoked firing' by India along LoC

Sep 11, 2015

Pakistan Senate panel condemns 'unprovoked firing' by India along LoC

A defence committee in Pakistan's Senate on Friday passed a resolution condemning "unprovoked firing" by India along the LoC in Kashmir. #World #India #Jammu and Kashmir #Pakistan #border #TheySaidIt #Line of Control #LoC #Pakistan Senate
Ouch! Johnny Depp could face 10 years in jail for his pet dogs

May 26, 2015

Ouch! Johnny Depp could face 10 years in jail for his pet dogs

Hollywood superstar Johnny Depp could be facing jail time over his decision to illegally bring his two dogs into Australia. #BuzzPatrol #Australia #Johnny Depp #dogs #pistol #Shareworthy #Australian senate committee #Yorkshire Terriers #Boo #Barnaby Joyce
Obama pleased after Senate passes trade deals

May 15, 2015

Obama pleased after Senate passes trade deals

US President Barack Obama has welcomed the decision of the Senate to move forward on his ambitious trade deals, saying its absence would make American businesses #Obama #NewsTracker #Senate #US President #Trade deals #Democratics #Trade Facilitation and Trade Enforcement Act of 2015
I am running for president as Democrat, says US Senator Bernie Sanders

Apr 30, 2015

I am running for president as Democrat, says US Senator Bernie Sanders

Independent Senator Bernie Sanders said on Wednesday he will run for president as a Democrat, promising to fight what he deems "obscene levels" of income disparity and vowing to do more than just raise progressive issues. #NewsTracker #President #Senator #Presidential elections #democrat #2016 elections #Bernie Sanders
US Senator Ted Cruz announces participation in 2016 presidential bid

Mar 23, 2015

US Senator Ted Cruz announces participation in 2016 presidential bid

Conservative US Senator Ted Cruz will fire the starting gun on the Republican race for the 2016 presidential election ticket tomorrow #White House #World #US #News #Senator #Ted Cruz #Presidential bid
Religious freedom slipped in India, conservative Christian group tell US Senate

Mar 13, 2015

Religious freedom slipped in India, conservative Christian group tell US Senate

Religious freedom in India has slipped since last year's general elections in the country, US senators were told by Washington-based Christian conservative group Family Research Council. #United States #India #US #NewsTracker #US-India #US Senate #religious freedom #Conservative Church group