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Trump defiant as lawmakers blast his racist attacks on four congresswomen

07 July, 2019 9:40 am 9:40 am

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump doubled down on his attacks against four minority US congresswomen on Monday and dismissed concerns that his comments were racist, prompting outrage from Democrats, who moved to condemn him in the House of Representatives. Speaking at the White House, Trump said people he described as critical of the United … Read More




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EU lawmakers approve package of banking reforms

04 April, 2019 10:11 pm 10:11 pm

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – European Union (EU) lawmakers approved on Tuesday an overhaul of banking rules, addressing some of the loopholes exposed by the global financial crisis. The banking overhaul, proposed by the European Commission in November 2016, sets the level of cash banks must set aside to absorb losses and introduces new requirements for capital … Read More


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May asks lawmakers to send a message to Brussels on Brexit deal

01 January, 2019 8:26 am 8:26 am

LONDON (Reuters) – Prime Minister Theresa May will on Tuesday ask her Conservative lawmakers to send a message to Brussels that they would support her Brexit deal if a plan to avoid a hard border in Ireland is replaced. Parliament will on Tuesday try to shape the future of the country’s exit from the European … Read More




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Trump doubts lawmakers can reach acceptable border security deal

01 January, 2019 9:45 am 9:45 am

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump expressed scepticism on Sunday that US lawmakers seeking to avoid another government shutdown could reach a deal on border security that he would accept, as he renewed his vow to build a wall on the southern border with Mexico. In an interview with the Wall Street Journal, Trump said … Read More




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Why are some of our lawmakers so scared of the ECL? Imran Khan

01 January, 2019 12:34 pm 12:34 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Prime Minister Imran Khan has questioned why some of lawmakers are so scared of the ECL. In a tweet on Thursday, he said: “Why are they so keen to go abroad? There is so much work to be done by politicians in and for Pakistan – the land they claim to … Read More


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ECP suspends 332 lawmakers for non-disclosure of assets

01 January, 2019 5:45 pm 5:45 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Wednesday suspended the memberships of 332 lawmakers from Senate, National Assembly (NA) and provincial assemblies for not submitting asset details. According to the notification of the ECP, the membership of 72 from NA and 20 from Senate were suspended over non-disclosure of assets. However, … Read More


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May warns of catastrophe if lawmakers don’t back Brexit deal

01 January, 2019 8:16 am 8:16 am

LONDON (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Theresa May has warned lawmakers that failure to back her plan to leave the European Union would be catastrophic for Britain, in a plea for support two days ahead of a vote in parliament that she is expected to lose. Lawmakers are set to vote on May’s Brexit deal … Read More


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UK PM May defeated in parliament, lawmakers create new obstacle to no-deal ...

01 January, 2019 12:05 pm 12:05 pm

LONDON (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Theresa May’s government suffered a defeat in parliament on Tuesday when lawmakers who oppose leaving the European Union without an accord won a vote that created a new obstacle to a no-deal Brexit. The 303 to 296 defeat means that the government needs explicit parliamentary approval to leave the … Read More




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Iraq PM sworn with partial cabinet as lawmakers disagree

10 October, 2018 8:40 am 8:40 am

SULAIMANIYA, Iraq/BAGHDAD (Reuters) – Iraq’s new Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi was sworn in on Wednesday with only a partial Cabinet after lawmakers failed to reach a consensus on key postings including interior and defence. A rowdy parliament session to approve Abdul Mahdi’s government list created more uncertainty for Iraq, months after an inconclusive election, … Read More




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California lawmakers send strict ‘net neutrality’ laws to gover...

09 September, 2018 9:14 am 9:14 am

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – California lawmakers sent to the governor’s desk for final approval strict “net neutrality” laws on internet providers that would defy sweeping Federal Communications Commission rules seen as a boon for the companies. The Democrat-controlled California Senate voted 27-12 to pass the bill, known as SB 822, with just hours left in … Read More


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