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  1. News - World - US POLITICS

    Jim DeMint ends US Senate career leaving a trail of conservatives

    Posted Dec 08th 2012, 12:00am by McClatchy-Tribune

    ... McClatchy-Tribune in Washington Jim DeMint, a kingmaker for conservative US Congress hopefuls and presidential candidates, is leaving the Senate after 14 years of service Old-style mentor ploughs new turf In typical blunt fashion, US Senator Jim DeMint recently warned of the dangers to America from the "lame duck", "zombie" Congress that's poised to resolve ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1100092/jim-demint-ends-us-senate-career-leaving-trail-conservatives
  2. News - World - TELEVISION

    US senators cross isle and share coconuts for reality television show

    Posted Sep 19th 2014, 11:34pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Washington US senators cross isle and share coconuts Two US senators from opposing camps took their shared interest in spearfishing to the South Pacific ... Naked and Afraid. The senators said they came up with the idea 18 months ago when, during breaks in a marathon budget vote, they discovered they were both into spear fishing. Their original plan ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1596192/us-senators-cross-isle-and-share-coconuts-reality-television-show
  3. News - World - INTERNET

    Chinese hackers targeted US military contractors, Senate panel committee finds

    Posted Sep 18th 2014, 04:59am by Reuters in Washington

    ... Reuters in Washington Senate committee claims attacks gained insight into logistics and 'foothold' to disrupt operations 'Chinese hackers targeted US military ... troops and military equipment, a US Senate panel has found. The Senate Armed Services Committee’s year-long probe, concluded in March but made public on Wednesday, found the military’s US ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1595037/chinese-hackers-targeted-us-military-contractors-claims-senate-committee
  4. News - World - UNITED STATES

    US Senator Harry Reid apologises over Asian jokes made at lunch in Las Vegas

    Posted Aug 24th 2014, 06:20am by AP

    ... Associated Press in Las Vegas Harry Reid apologises over Asian jokes US Senate Democratic leader Harry Reid apologised for jokes he made about Asians during a lunch for business leaders in Las Vegas last week. The senator was addressing the city's Asian Chamber of Commerce on Thursday when he told the audience: "I don't think you're smarter than anybody else, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1580152/us-senator-harry-reid-apologises-over-asian-jokes-made-lunch-las-vegas
  5. News - World - POLITICS

    PTSD caused plagiarism in thesis, US senator and Iraq veteran John Walsh claims

    Posted Jul 24th 2014, 11:38pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Helena, Montana John Walsh says he had post-traumatic stress while copying work of other scholars in paper Senator blames Iraq war for his thesis cheating US Senator John Walsh said his failure to attribute conclusions and verbatim passages lifted from other scholars' work in his master's thesis at the US Army War College was an unintentional ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1558331/ptsd-caused-plagiarism-thesis-us-senator-and-iraq-veteran-john-walsh
  6. News - China

    Hagel to broach topic of cyber threats with Chinese

    Posted May 31st 2013, 11:11am by Associated Press aboard a US Aircraft

    ... Associated Press aboard a US Aircraft Defence Secretary Chuck Hagel will meet with members of a Chinese delegation this weekend and likely talk about ongoing cyberthreats amid new reports ... Hagel said that the US must find ways to work with the Chinese and other countries to develop rules of the road and a better understanding among nations for the use of cyber. “These are issues ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1250363/hagel-broach-topic-cyber-threats-chinese
  7. News - World - U.S. POLITICS: ANALYSIS

    Republican Party senators beat midterm conservative rivals

    Posted Aug 11th 2014, 04:49am by MCT

    ... McClatchy-Tribune in Washington Wins by beleaguered Republican establishment over conservative challengers in midterm primaries counters the sour view of Congress Senators' victories give fillip to Party Primary season for this year's midterm election is nearly closed, with an outcome not been seen in years: incumbent Republican senators have beaten all ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1570739/republican-party-senators-beat-midterm-conservative-rivals
  8. Business - Banking & Finance

    Fed pushing for biggest US banks to shrink

    Posted Sep 10th 2014, 09:21am by Associated Press

    ... Associated Press in Washington The Federal Reserve is pushing the biggest US banks to shrink so that they are less of a risk to the financial system. In testimony at a Senate hearing ... their cushions against unexpected losses. The amount of these “capital surcharges” would increase in proportion to how risky the regulators deem a bank to be, Tarullo told the Senate Banking Committee. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/banking-finance/article/1589184/fed-pushing-biggest-us-banks-shrink
  9. News - World - UNITED STATES

    California state senator Leland Yee pleads not guilty to graft charges

    Posted Aug 01st 2014, 11:44pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in San Francisco US state senator pleads not guilty to graft charges Leland Yee, a prominent California state senator previously charged with bribery, has pleaded ... of a Senate committee considering the bill and told the agent he controlled two votes. The agent boasted of his connection to an unidentified owner of a professionaol football team. Yee encouraged ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1564447/california-state-senator-leland-yee-pleads-not-guilty-graft-charges
  10. News - World - UNITED STATES

    CIA hid harsh post-9/11 interrogation techniques, Senate investigation finds

    Posted Jul 31st 2014, 09:26pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Washington Harsh interrogations also kept from then secretary of state, Senate inquiry finds CIA kept Powell in dark on 'black sites' A US Senate report on the CIA's interrogation and detention practices after the September 11, 2001 attacks concludes that the agency initially kept then-secretary of state Colin Powell and some US ambassadors in the dark ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1563601/cia-hid-harsh-post-911-interrogation-techniques-senate-investigation

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