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  1. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Hollywood bar denies entry to anti-gay lawmakers from two US states

    Posted Feb 27th 2014, 09:37pm by NYT

    ... McClatchy-Tribune in Los Angeles Hollywood bar bans anti-gay lawmakers If you're a legislator from the US states of Arizona or Kansas, there's a good chance you're banned ... people", adding the lawmakers to a Deny Entry List. Proposed laws in the two states that would have allowed business owners to shun gay people have been killed. Security guards at the bar have ...

  2. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Hawaii police say sex with prostitutes needed to bust them

    Posted Mar 24th 2014, 04:48am by MCT

    ... for this type of 'interpersonal' and highly problematic 'investigative tool' to facilitate prostitution arrests," the Pacific Alliance to Stop Slavery wrote to lawmakers last ... checking". In other words, they would demand that sex occur before money changes hands so they could filter out officers. The furore over the exemption came up last month as lawmakers begin debating ...

  3. News - World - UNITED STATES

    California senator Leland Yee indicted on gun, corruption charges

    Posted Apr 05th 2014, 04:09pm by Reuters in Sacramento

    ... take a step back and take stock of how we all do the people’s business and balance it against the demands of running for office,” Steinberg and lawmaker Kevin de Leon said in a joint statement ...

  4. News - World - UNITED STATES

    US lawmakers take first tentative steps towards a deal to avoid debt default

    Posted Oct 08th 2013, 10:36am by Bloomberg, AP

    ... Agencies in Washington Lawmakers edge towards deal to avoid debt default US lawmakers began taking tentative steps towards avoiding a catastrophic government default as the partial federal government shutdown continued, rattling markets in the US and overseas. Senate Democrats are drafting legislation to raise the nation's debt limit without the type of unrelated conditions ...

  5. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Bipartisan lawmakers push for compromise over US shutdown

    Posted Oct 04th 2013, 12:00am by BLOOM

    ... Bloomberg in Washington Bipartisan lawmakers push for compromise A bipartisan group of about 40 House lawmakers are holding private talks to find a compromise to end the shutdown, ... of them met Boehner before he and other congressional leaders met President Barack Obama at the White House. According to two lawmakers who participated in the gathering with Boehner, the Speaker ...

  6. News - World - UNITED STATES

    US will run out of money soon, lawmakers told

    Posted Aug 28th 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Washington Congress needs to move fast to raise limit on government borrowing, Obama officials warn US will run out of money soon, lawmakers told The Obama administration warned Congress that the United States could run out of money to pay its bills soon after mid-October if lawmakers do not move swiftly to raise a limit on government borrowing. "Congress should act ...

  7. Property - International - UNITED STATES

    Dismantling Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac would dent US housing recovery

    Posted Mar 19th 2014, 05:14am by Bloomberg

    ... lowered the firms' mortgage origination goals. It took about three years for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac to earn profits again. President Barack Obama and Democratic and Republican lawmakers ...

  8. News - World - UNITED STATES

    After shift in tone, Senator Dianne Feinstein is hailed for attack on CIA

    Posted Mar 12th 2014, 01:11pm by AP

    ... accused the CIA of criminal activity in searching a computer network set up so lawmakers could review secret documents provided for an investigation into the use of harsh interrogation techniques. ...

  9. Business - Economy - UNITED STATES

    US Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew urges Congress to act quickly on debt

    Posted Feb 09th 2014, 04:13am by BLOOM

    ... anonymously. A suspension of the US debt limit, enacted by Congress in October, expired on Friday. Lawmakers have not ruled out a debt-limit boost without conditions if Republicans cannot get enough ... balance would be exhausted quickly", he said. Business groups are encouraging lawmakers to act to raise the debt limit. Democrats including President Barack Obama and Senate Majority Leader ...

  10. News - World - UNITED STATES

    America debates execution methods amid doubts about lethal drugs

    Posted Jan 29th 2014, 10:37pm by AP

    ... conundrum: How best to kill Lethal-injection drugs are in short supply in the United States, and with lawyers questioning their effectiveness, some lawmakers in some death-penalty states ... "It's just that I foresee a problem, and I'm trying to come up with a solution that will be the most humane yet most economical for our state." Like Brattin, a Wyoming lawmaker ...




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