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U.S. launches airstrikes in Iraq

U.S. launches airstrikes in Iraq

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Lawmakers support airstrikes; some want more action

Lawmakers support airstrikes; some want more action

There is bipartisan give a boost to for President Obama’s authorization of Iraq airstrikes, however some say he needs to do extra to incorporate the chance.  &#one hundred sixty; &#one hundred sixty;&#a hundred and sixty;    &#a hundred and sixty;

 
 

5 things to watch in Friday’s McDonnell trial

5 things to watch in Friday’s McDonnell trial

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U.S. conservative ‘Joe the Plumber’ a union man? ‘You betcha,’ he says

U.S. conservative ‘Joe the Plumber’ a union man? ‘You betcha,’ he says

With the aid of Brendan O'Brien (Reuters) – An Ohio man who rose to fame as "Joe the Plumber" via difficult then-presidential candidate Barack Obama on tax policy in 2008 has taken a unionized job with one of the vital U.S. Giant Three automakers, he said on his site. Samuel […]

 
 

U.S. moves to revive stalled Afghan peace talks: officials

U.S. moves to revive stalled Afghan peace talks: officials

With the aid of Missy Ryan, Phil Stewart and Warren Strobel KABUL/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Obama administration is taking steps it hopes could lead to a resumption of peace talks to finish the Afghan battle, including reviving a proposed swap of Taliban detainees held at Guantanamo Bay in return for […]

 
 

Obama to continue to push for trade deals: White House

Obama to continue to push for trade deals: White House

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Barack Obama will proceed to press for regulation needed to conclude trade agreements because these accords are really useful to the economic system despite the fact that they’re controversial politically, White House spokesman Jay Carney said on Tuesday. "We're going to continue to press for this […]

 
 

Obama says considering new pressure on Syria’s Assad

Obama says considering new pressure on Syria’s Assad

By means of Steve Holland RANCHO MIRAGE, California (Reuters) – President Barack Obama stated on Friday he’s considering new how you can power the federal government of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad as he pledged recent U.S. help to Jordan’s King Abdullah, whose usa is reeling from the Syrian civil warfare. […]

 
 

Hagel unveils new Pentagon leadership team to tackle budget woes

Hagel unveils new Pentagon leadership team to tackle budget woes

Via David Alexander WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Security Secretary Chuck Hagel unveiled a new Pentagon management staff on Friday so that it will information the division through a very important duration as it cuts tons of of billions of dollars in safety spending while maintaining U.S. security commitments global. Hagel, speaking […]

 
 

House Republicans eye possible debt limit vote next week

House Republicans eye possible debt limit vote next week

By way of David Lawder WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Republicans who control the U.S. House of Representatives have penciled in a conceivable vote next week on regulation to boost the debt limit, a sign that they’re moving closer to finding out whether or not to try to connect conditions to any […]

 
 

Lawmakers hear warnings of U.S. companies’ lax data security

Lawmakers hear warnings of U.S. companies’ lax data security

Lisa Madigan, the Illinois lawyer normal, spoke at a congressional listening to as lawmakers assessment whether or not retailers Target Corp and Neiman Marcus Crew LLC correctly secure their customers’ information. High executives of Goal and Neiman Marcus, which suffered main information breaches ultimate 12 months that exposed non-public information […]

 
 

In first visit to Congress, U.S. IRS chief pleads for fresh start

In first visit to Congress, U.S. IRS chief pleads for fresh start

By means of Patrick Temple-West WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The new chief of the U.S. Interior Income Provider on Wednesday said the tax agency wants to start out moving past an issue that erupted almost 9 months ago about its scrutiny of a handful of conservative political groups. In his first […]

 
 

New York mayor to skip St. Patrick’s parade over gay group exclusion

New York mayor to skip St. Patrick’s parade over gay group exclusion

(Reuters) – New York Metropolis Mayor Bill de Blasio will not march within the metropolis's St. Patrick's Day Parade, an annual spectacle that attracts about 1 million people to Fifth Avenue, as a result of event organizers don’t permit gay-rights groups to take part. Parade organizers do not permit homosexual […]

 
 

Obama to travel to Saudi Arabia to discuss security, tensions

Obama to travel to Saudi Arabia to discuss security, tensions

The White Home said on Monday that President Barack Obama will go back and forth to Saudi Arabia in March to satisfy with King Abdullah to talk about a range of security concerns within the Heart East which have brought about some strains within the bilateral relationship. The uncommon talk […]

 
 

Treasury’s Lew warns that U.S. default could happen quickly

Treasury’s Lew warns that U.S. default could happen quickly

Washington is due to reinstate a restrict on its borrowing at the end of this week and Treasury Secretary Jack Lew mentioned the administration can use accounting measures to stay below the brand new cap unless the top of February. After that point, "very quickly it could now not be […]

 
 

Yellen sworn in as first woman Fed chair

Yellen sworn in as first woman Fed chair

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Janet Yellen was once sworn in Monday to a term as chair of the U.S. critical financial institution, the Federal Reserve said in a remark. Yellen succeeds Ben Bernanke to become the first girl to head the Fed. Her time period as chair ends February three, 2018. […]