Keystone XL bill passes in Senate, faces Obama veto

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The U.S. Senate passes the Keystone oil pipeline bill, which is expected to face a veto by U.S. President Barack Obama.

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John McCain calls protesters 'scum,' tells them to 'shut up'

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U.S. Senator John McCain had a blunt message for demonstrators chanting for the arrest of Henry Kissinger at a Senate Armed Forces Committee hearing on Thursday: "Get out of here, you low-life-scum."

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Italy launches search for a new president

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VietNam News English 4 day(s) ago

Italy's parliament meets on Thursday to begin selecting a new president with the race apparently wide open and much at stake for Prime Minister Matteo Renzi, who is keen on having a friendly figure installed as head of state.

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President Obama and US Congress at war: Obama wins

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President Obama and US Congress at war: Obama wins

Editor's Note: Dr. Terry F. Buss is a fellow of the U.S. National Academy of Public Administration. He wrote this article exclusively for Tuoi Tre News.

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Obama asks Congress for power to set trade pacts

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President Barack Obama has asked Congress to give him the powers to fully negotiate huge transpacific and transatlantic free-trade agreements, arguing it will boost the economy and help American workers.

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Deputy PM receives Japanese parliamentarian Katsuyuki

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VietNam News English 2 week(s) ago

Deputy Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc hosted a reception in Ha Noi yesterday for visiting member of Japan's House of Representatives Kawai Katsuyuki.

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Deputy PM receives Japanese politician

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Deputy PM receives Japanese politician

Deputy Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc hosted a reception in Hanoi on January 16 for visiting Japan’s House of Representative member Kawai Katsuyuki.

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U.S. House passes bill to approve Keystone XL pipeline

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U.S. House of Representatives passes Keystone XL bill 266 to 153, sending the bill to the Senate to debate next week.

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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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CIA says its inspector general is resigning at end of month

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CIA says its inspector general is resigning at end of month

CIA inspector general David Buckley, who investigated a dispute between the agency and Congress over the handling of records of the CIA's detention and interrogation activities, is resigning effective Jan. 31, the CIA said on Monday.

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Bitter partisanship before U.S. Senate passes major spending bill

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Before the U.S. Senate voted to pass a trillion-dollar spending bill that ended the threat of a government shutdown, bitter partisanship on the Senate floor.

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GOP heavyweights McCain, Cheney find opposing views on CIA report

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Senator John McCain and former Vice President Dick Cheney weigh in on the U.S. Senate's report on the CIA torture of detainees after the Sept. 11 attacks.

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America's shameful response to the torture report

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America's shameful response to the torture report

The reaction to the Senate report on the Central Intelligence Agency's torture program has been almost as depressing as the report itself -- which is saying something. There's been impotent outrage from people you'd expect to be outraged; lame excuses from people you'd expect to make excuses; and muddled ambivalence from the vast uncommitted.

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US Senate passes spending bill, ends govt shutdown threat

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US Senate passes spending bill, ends govt shutdown threat

The U.S. Senate on Saturday passed a $1.1 trillion spending bill that lifts the threat of a government shutdown as Congress attempts to wrap up a two-year legislative session marked by bitter partisanship and few major accomplishments.

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U.S. Senate passes funding extension to avert government shutdown

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U.S. Senate passes extension of federal spending authority through midnight Wednesday, staving off the threat of a government shutdown that could have been triggered by early Sunday.

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