Obama budget seeks boost for military, domestic programs

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Obama budget seeks boost for military, domestic programs

President Barack Obama will call for a 7 percent rise in U.S. domestic and military spending in his budget that would end caps known as 'sequestration,' the White House said on Thursday, setting up a new source of conflict with Republicans in Congress.

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Party chief urges thorough preparations for Party Congresses

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Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong has asked the Party Central Committee’s Organisational Commission to continue maximizing its efficiency as a part of this year’s preparations for the 12th National Party Congress.

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Party chief urges thorough preparations for Party Congresses

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Party chief urges thorough preparations for Party Congresses

Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong has asked the Party Central Committee’s Organisational Commission to continue maximising its efficiency as a part of this year’s preparations for the 12th National Party Congress.

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Mourners gather ahead of Nisman wake

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Mourners gather outside a funeral home ahead of the wake for late prosecutor Alberto Nisman who was found dead a day before he was set to testify at a congressional hearing.

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US trade representative seeks congressional support for TPP, TTIP

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US trade representative seeks congressional support for TPP, TTIP

US Trade Representative Michael Froman urged the nation’s Congress to back free trade agreements currently under negotiation with Asian Pacific and European partners on January 27.

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Obama will not meet Netanyahu in March visit: White House

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President Obama will not meet with Benjamin Netanyahu when the Israeli Prime Minister visits the U.S. in March as the invited guest of Republican congressional leaders, according to White House spokesman Josh Earnest.

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US Secret Service leaders told to leave in shake-up

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The US Secret Service is undergoing a sweeping reorganisation, its director said on Wednesday, after a number of scandals tarnished the image of the force charged with protecting the American president.

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Cuba releases three prisoners in sign of meeting U.S. agreement

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Cuba releases three prisoners in sign of meeting U.S. agreement

Cuba released three detainees on Wednesday in a sign it was fulfilling an agreement to free a list of 53 people the United States regards as political prisoners as part of a thaw in relations between the two nations.

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Obama, Republicans clash as new Congress convenes

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Obama, Republicans clash as new Congress convenes

A new US Congress convened on Tuesday (Jan 6) in Washington, where Republican leaders seek quick economic victories like approving the Keystone pipeline and move to counter President Barack Obama's agenda ahead of 2016.

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Torture report revives rogue image the CIA has sought to erase

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Torture report revives rogue image the CIA has sought to erase

This week’s Senate report on the CIA’s use of harsh interrogation methods is neither the first nor the worst time the agency has run afoul of its congressional overseers.

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U.S. manufacturers group opposes stricter Internet regulations

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U.S. manufacturers group opposes stricter Internet regulations

WASHINGTON - The U.S. National Association of Manufacturers on Wednesday wrote to congressional and Federal Communications Commission leaders to oppose potential stricter regulations for Internet service providers.

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Takata rejects broader airbag recall

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Takata rejects broader airbag recall

Hiroshi Shimizu, senior vice president at the Japanese auto parts maker, confirmed at a Congressional hearing that Takata did not agree with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's Nov 26 demand for a recall of all cars in the US with the suspect Takata airbags on the driver's side.

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Obama to act unilaterally on immigration, irking Republicans

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Obama to act unilaterally on immigration, irking Republicans

President Barack Obama will outline a plan on Thursday to relax U.S. immigration policy for as many as 5 million people, bypassing Congress and angering Republicans.

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Obama meets with congressional leaders - says progress is possible on economic issues

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U.S. President Barack Obama meets with Republican congressional leaders fresh off their mid-term election wins.

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Obama digs in even as he vows to work with Republicans

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US President Barack Obama has pledged to work with Republican lawmakers after their midterm election win but warned he would act without them to protect his core agenda, starting with immigration reform.

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