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Nigeria lawmakers' plan to clip presidency powers passes second stage

Added: 27.07.2017 13:45 | 0 views | 0 comments

Nigeria's lower house of parliament voted on Thursday in favour of constitutional amendments to reduce the presidency's powers, the latest step in a power struggle between President Muhammadu Buhari and the national legislature.


Health Care Briefing: Senate Health Care Vote: Insurance Lobby Warns Against Narrow Repeal

Added: 27.07.2017 13:01 | 0 views | 0 comments

The Senate is moving closer to wrapping up debate over repealing the Affordable Care Act, but lawmakers have still not seen the bill they’re discussing.

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Putin: We'll have to retaliate against 'illegal' U.S. sanctions

Added: 27.07.2017 12:10 | 0 views | 0 comments

Putin, speaking on a visit to Finland, was commenting on a vote by the U. S. House of Representatives which on Tuesday decided to impose new sanctions on Moscow and to force President Donald Trump to obtain lawmakers' permission before easing any sanctions on Russia.


Federal Reserve nominee Quarles pledges more transparency on bank stress tests

Added: 27.07.2017 10:59 | 0 views | 0 comments

Randal Quarles, President Donald Trump's pick for banking oversight at the Federal Reserve, told lawmakers on Thursday he would ensure more transparency around how the central bank scrutinizes major lenders' preparedness for crisis in its annual stress tests.


White House, Lawmakers To Issue Tax-reform 'guiding Principles' Thursday: Pence

Added: 27.07.2017 10:58 | 0 views | 0 comments

The Trump administration and lawmakers will issue "guiding principles" for tax reform on Thursday, Vice President Mike Pence told a business group.


Russia's response to U.S. sanctions to hinge on final bill text -Putin

Added: 27.07.2017 10:52 | 0 views | 0 comments

Russia was speaking after the U. S. House of Representatives on Tuesday overwhelmingly voted to impose new sanctions on Moscow and to force President Donald Trump to obtain lawmakers' permission before easing any sanctions on Russia.


2 pro-Kurdish lawmakers ousted from Turkish parliament

Added: 27.07.2017 10:39 | 0 views | 0 comments

Turkey's parliament has voted to strip two legislators from the country's pro-Kurdish party of their parliamentary seat for absenteeism.


Turkish parliament strips status of two more pro-Kurdish lawmakers

Added: 27.07.2017 9:48 | 0 views | 0 comments

Turkey's parliament stripped two pro-Kurdish lawmakers of their parliamentary status on Thursday, further reducing the presence of the HDP, the second-largest opposition party in the general assembly.


EU must retaliate if hurt by U.S. sanctions on Russia: German business group

Added: 27.07.2017 8:14 | 0 views | 0 comments

U. S. lawmakers reached an agreement on Wednesday paving the way for the U. S. Senate to pass a bill as early as this week to impose the new sanctions on Russia and bar President Donald Trump from easing them without Congress' approval.


Border lawmaker teams up with Silicon Valley

Added: 27.07.2017 6:17 | 0 views | 0 comments

A coalition of border state lawmakers and moderates are looking to take charge of the wall debate -- offering their own plan to build a "smart" wall that draws from the insight of Silicon Valley and virtual reality entrepreneur Palmer Luckey.


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