150,000 sign treason petition on US Republican letter to Iran

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150,000 sign treason petition on US Republican letter to Iran

More than 155,000 people by Wednesday had signed a petition to the White House urging charges be filed against 47 Republican senators who they say committed "treasonous" offenses by writing Iran's leaders about ongoing nuclear negotiations.

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Email controversy may overshadow Clinton presidential launch

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Email controversy may overshadow Clinton presidential launch

Controversy over emails could overshadow the launch of Hillary Clinton's expected presidential campaign after an influential Republican on Wednesday raised the prospect of congressional hearings into her use of personal email for work when she was America's top diplomat.

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U.S. Congress' backing of Netanyahu on Iran more show than substance

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U.S. Congress' backing of Netanyahu on Iran more show than substance

While Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's address to the U.S. Congress generated loud applause and worldwide headlines, it is unlikely to lead to new legislation or a shift in U.S. policy toward Iran.

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Obama seeks to block immigration ruling

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Obama seeks to block immigration ruling

President Barack Obama's administration will seek to block a court ruling that has frozen landmark immigration reform and called into question his strategy of bypassing Congressional stalemate.

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China’s rising military not ready to win wars, U.S. report says

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China’s rising military not ready to win wars, U.S. report says

China’s military isn’t ready to win wars despite spending heavily to modernize, according to a report commissioned by a U.S. congressional committee.

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US Congress approves Keystone pipeline, veto looms

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Congress scored its most significant legislative achievement of 2015 on Wednesday, approving the controversial Keystone XL pipeline to transport Canadian oil to US refineries, though President Barack Obama plans to veto it.

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Obama readying request to use force against Islamic State

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Obama readying request to use force against Islamic State

The White House will ask Congress by Wednesday for new authority to use force against Islamic State fighters, congressional aides said on Monday, paving the way for lawmakers' first vote on the scope of a campaign that is already six months old.

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Boehner sees call for military authorization vs Islamic State soon

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Boehner sees call for military authorization vs Islamic State soon

U.S. House of Representatives Speaker John Boehner said on Thursday he expected President Barack Obama to seek congressional authorization soon for using military force against Islamic State and also called for speeding up assistance to Jordan.

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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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