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Oil prices mixed in Asian trade over supply glut worries

Jan 30, 2015

Oil prices mixed in Asian trade over supply glut worries

The US Senate yesterday approved a bill authorising construction of the controversial Keystone XL oil pipeline from Canada to the United States. #oil #NewsTracker #Canada #US Senate #Keystone XL #US Gulf Coast
Obama says he doesn't rule out US embassy in Iran

Dec 30, 2014

Obama says he doesn't rule out US embassy in Iran

While President Barack Obama has not ruled out the possibility of reopening a US Embassy in Iran, Republicans say the Senate will vote within weeks on a bill to impose more sanctions on Tehran. #United States #Obama #Barack Obama #US #diplomacy #NewsTracker #Iran #Republicans #US President #Iran-US #US Senate
CIA's torture program: Both Senate and agency agree it was mismanaged

Dec 24, 2014

CIA's torture program: Both Senate and agency agree it was mismanaged

Both reports from the Senate and the CIA largely agree on one major CIA failure: the agency's mismanagement of the now-shuttered program. #United States #US #CIA #NewsTracker #Senate #US Senate #CIA torture program
CIA torture report shows detainees left with long-term psychological scars

Dec 23, 2014

CIA torture report shows detainees left with long-term psychological scars

Whatever it's labeled, specialists say the brain clearly can become conditioned by extreme fear and stress, notwithstanding CIA assertions that what was done would not cause any permanent mental or physical harm. #9/11 #CIA #NewsTracker #USA #Senate #Torture #Sleep deprivation #US Senate #Torture report #confinement
US Senate confirms Indian-American Amit Mehta as federal judge

Dec 17, 2014

US Senate confirms Indian-American Amit Mehta as federal judge

Indian-American Amit Priyavadan Mehta has been confirmed by the US Senate as a federal judge in the District of Columbia, becoming the first Asian Pacific American to occupy this important position. #NewsTracker #federal judge #Indian-American #US Senate #asian #Amit Mehta