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The Hill
Wasserman Schultz's real DNC legacy is a modernized partythe trenches that a strong political party is one that focuses on local city co
Wasserman Schultz's real DNC legacy is a modernized party
The Hill / Posted 2 minutes ago
the trenches that a strong political party is one that focuses on local city council, county commission, state legislative, congressional and statewide races as much as big national elections. She worked closely and actively supported President... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Duterte eyes whistleblower actin the country. “To eradicate the prevalent cultures of fear and silence that
Duterte eyes whistleblower act
Pilipino Star / Posted 14 minutes ago
in the country. “To eradicate the prevalent cultures of fear and silence that have hounded our justice system, I ask Congress, you, to enact the Whistleblower Protection Law while the present Witness Protection Program shall be strengthened,”... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
China's ruling Communists to hold meeting on party discipline in Octoberfor the years ahead. The October gathering is likely to be the final plenum be
China's ruling Communists to hold meeting on party discipline in October
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 20 minutes ago
for the years ahead. The October gathering is likely to be the final plenum before the party holds its five-yearly congress, expected some time in the autumn of 2017, where Xi will cement his power and possibly anoint a successor. The last... Read more
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Roll Call
Bernie Sanders’ Superdelegate Chutzpahin the history of American government, a lifelong Democrat who spent years buil
Bernie Sanders’ Superdelegate Chutzpah
Roll Call / Posted 25 minutes ago
in the history of American government, a lifelong Democrat who spent years building the party structure both as a member of Congress and as a private citizen, has standing to tell fellow Democrats that their system stinks. Again, Bernie Sanders... Read more
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Inquirier.net
House minority fight may reach SC – EriceHouse Minority Leader Danilo Suarez. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO Ifugao Rep. Teddy Bag
House minority fight may reach SC – Erice
Inquirier.net / Posted 25 minutes ago
House Minority Leader Danilo Suarez. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO Ifugao Rep. Teddy Baguilat Photo from congress.gov.ph MANILA — The messy fight for Minority Leader in the 17th Congress is expected to reach the Supreme Court if Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez... Read more
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Roll Call
Hillary Clinton Has an Edge as a Democrat, Not a WomanDoes Gender Matter? Women Candidates and Gender Stereotypes in American Electio
Hillary Clinton Has an Edge as a Democrat, Not a Woman
Roll Call / Posted 25 minutes ago
Does Gender Matter? Women Candidates and Gender Stereotypes in American Elections” examined votes for women who ran for Congress and governorships in 2010. Likewise, Dolan says, “There is very little evidence that men don’t vote for women... Read more
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Rappler
LIST: Senate committee chairmanships of the 17th CongressSENATE COMMITTEES. The Senate has finished organizing 21 of 39 Senate committee
LIST: Senate committee chairmanships of the 17th Congress
Rappler / Posted 31 minutes ago
SENATE COMMITTEES. The Senate has finished organizing 21 of 39 Senate committees for the 17th Congress. Photo by Camille Elemia/Rappler MANILA, Philippines – The Senate of the 17th Congress constituted 21 of 39 committees on Tuesday, July 26. Two... Read more
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WVVA Bluefield
Here's a guide to pronunciations in Virginia newsfinning': US fishermen promise a fight Members of the U.S. fishing industry sa
Here's a guide to pronunciations in Virginia news
WVVA Bluefield / Posted 36 minutes ago
finning': US fishermen promise a fight Members of the U.S. fishing industry say they will dig in against legislation in Congress that proponents believe will help shut down the country's shark fin industry for good.More >> Members of the U.S.... Read more
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WJXT Jacksonville
Rep. Corrine Brown due in court on federal chargeswas indicted earlier this month, as of Monday, no attorney was officially liste
Rep. Corrine Brown due in court on federal charges
WJXT Jacksonville / Posted 45 minutes ago
was indicted earlier this month, as of Monday, no attorney was officially listed on court records to represent the 12-term congresswoman at her trial, which is scheduled for September. “You would think she would have secured counsel for the trial,... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Day 1: Democrats prove they can be dysfunctional, tooeconomic growth — has been resoundingly rejected by large chunks of the grass r
Day 1: Democrats prove they can be dysfunctional, too
Detroit Free Press / Posted 46 minutes ago
economic growth — has been resoundingly rejected by large chunks of the grass roots in both parties. It is hard to imagine Congress passing or the next president signing any kind of trade agreement, no matter who wins. As it happens, Tuesday... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Congress MP moves privilege motion against Naqvi in Rajya SabhaCongress MP KVP Ramchandra Rao today moved a breach of privilege notice against
Congress MP moves privilege motion against Naqvi in Rajya Sabha
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 48 minutes ago
Congress MP KVP Ramchandra Rao today moved a breach of privilege notice against Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi for allegedly letting ruling members go into the well of the House and disrupt proceedings. During Zero... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Demand to ban advertisements on fairness creams raised in Rajya Sabhasaying such products and their publicity were demeaning for women. Raising the
Demand to ban advertisements on fairness creams raised in Rajya Sabha
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 48 minutes ago
saying such products and their publicity were demeaning for women. Raising the issue during the Zero Hour, Viplove Thakur (Congress) said, “Advertisements of products like Fair & Lovely and Ponds face creams are demeaning for women.” Every cream... Read more
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FOX News
Don't believe the naysayers, the GOP did not lose its soul in Cleveland last weekbut prefers not to curb entitlements. Once elected, Speaker Ryan would educate
Don't believe the naysayers, the GOP did not lose its soul in Cleveland last week
FOX News / Posted 49 minutes ago
but prefers not to curb entitlements. Once elected, Speaker Ryan would educate him that he can’t get the former through the Congress without the latter. In the end, less expansive tax cuts and meaningful modifications to entitlements that reduce... Read more
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Reuters
New RBI chief unlikely before August meeting, Basu in framesome possible political challenges around such an appointment: Basu, 64, served
New RBI chief unlikely before August meeting, Basu in frame
Reuters / Posted 49 minutes ago
some possible political challenges around such an appointment: Basu, 64, served as chief economic adviser to India's last, Congress-led, government and studied under the guidance of Amartya Sen, a Nobel prize-winning economist. Sen opposed Modi's... Read more
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NBC26 Green Bay
The reason 'sell-by' dates are contributing to food wastepoured down the drain)—even though the rest of the country would consider it pe
The reason 'sell-by' dates are contributing to food waste
NBC26 Green Bay / Posted 49 minutes ago
poured down the drain)—even though the rest of the country would consider it perfectly safe to drink. On the plus side, Congress is set to consider the Food Date Labeling Act, a two-pronged piece of legislation. The Food Date Labeling act... Read more
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The Local
Drunk Danish Santa leads to Swedish boycottJul 2016, 16:47 Published: 09 Jul 2016 15:51 GMT+02:00 Updated: 09 Jul 2016 1
Drunk Danish Santa leads to Swedish boycott
The Local / Posted 51 minutes ago
Jul 2016, 16:47 Published: 09 Jul 2016 15:51 GMT+02:00 Updated: 09 Jul 2016 16:47 GMT+02:00 The annual World Santa Claus Congress has gathered jolly souls from around the world in Copenhagen every summer since 1957. More than 100 people dressed... Read more
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dna
The rot in the Devendra Fadnavis govt: 16 ministers facing corruption chargesall of them by giving them virtual clean chits. He attacked the Opposition for
The rot in the Devendra Fadnavis govt: 16 ministers facing corruption charges
dna / Posted 51 minutes ago
all of them by giving them virtual clean chits. He attacked the Opposition for “baseless allegations”. He further said the Congress-NCP government did not have the moral right to talk about corruption, by raking up ails like farm distress, losses... Read more
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KIVI Boise
The reason 'sell-by' dates are contributing to food wastepoured down the drain)—even though the rest of the country would consider it pe
The reason 'sell-by' dates are contributing to food waste
KIVI Boise / Posted 53 minutes ago
poured down the drain)—even though the rest of the country would consider it perfectly safe to drink. On the plus side, Congress is set to consider the Food Date Labeling Act, a two-pronged piece of legislation. The Food Date Labeling act... Read more
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Daily Mail
incoming! Amazon to test delivery drones in the UKfrom the internet giant by air, rather than post. One of the company's prototyp
incoming! Amazon to test delivery drones in the UK
Daily Mail / Posted 55 minutes ago
from the internet giant by air, rather than post. One of the company's prototype drones is pictured In June, Amazon told Congress its plan to use drones to deliver packages in 30 minutes or less will be ready in a year. But the FAA regulations... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Women a minority of US elected officialsRepublican candidate for Florida's Second Congressional District Mary Thomas sp
Women a minority of US elected officials
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 56 minutes ago
Republican candidate for Florida's Second Congressional District Mary Thomas speaks during a press conference at DSH Firearms in Tallahassee, Fla., on July 19, 2016. She’s running to become the first Indian-American woman in Congress. Thomas received... Read more
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Eye Witness News
ANC: DA is exploiting Madiba's nameinn Pretoria, on 25 July 2016. Picture: Clement Manyathela/EWN Democratic Alli
ANC: DA is exploiting Madiba's name
Eye Witness News / Posted 58 minutes ago
inn Pretoria, on 25 July 2016. Picture: Clement Manyathela/EWN Democratic Alliance,Nelson Mandela,African National Congress,2016 local government elections,2016 Municipal Elections,Elections campaign JOHANNESBURG - The African National... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
Changes at Rockygorilla behind it that should enhance its negotiating position and allow it to
Changes at Rocky
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 59 minutes ago
gorilla behind it that should enhance its negotiating position and allow it to weather the roughest regulatory seas Congress can muster. As part of the transaction, UnitedHealthcare will pour an extraordinary sum of money into a foundation... Read more
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The Hill
Public-private partnerships improve veterans’ access to careTwo years ago, leaders in Congress gave Veterans facing long waits or who were
Public-private partnerships improve veterans’ access to care
The Hill / Posted an hour ago
Two years ago, leaders in Congress gave Veterans facing long waits or who were forced to travel long distances to receive care the option to receive health care from non-VA community care providers under the Veterans Choice Act of 2014. It created a... Read more
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The Economic Times
New RBI chief unlikely before August meeting, Kaushik Basu in framesome possible political challenges around such an appointment: Basu, 64, served
New RBI chief unlikely before August meeting, Kaushik Basu in frame
The Economic Times / Posted an hour ago
some possible political challenges around such an appointment: Basu, 64, served as chief economic adviser to India's last, Congress-led, government and studied under the guidance of Amartya Sen, a Nobel prize-winning economist. Sen opposed Modi's... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Analysis: Deconstructing Duterte’s clamor for radical changethe New People's Army (NPA), effective immediately, in preparation for the resu
Analysis: Deconstructing Duterte’s clamor for radical change
Pilipino Star / Posted an hour ago
the New People's Army (NPA), effective immediately, in preparation for the resumption of peace talks. He also urged the Congress to pass a more inclusive, more constitutionally compliant form of the Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) which shall serve... Read more
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The Hindu
Sheila Dikshit will develop UP like Delhi: Raj BabbarHe held BJP, BSP and SP responsible for the backwardness of Uttar Pradesh in th
Sheila Dikshit will develop UP like Delhi: Raj Babbar
The Hindu / Posted an hour ago
He held BJP, BSP and SP responsible for the backwardness of Uttar Pradesh in the last 27 years Uttar Pradesh Congress chief Raj Babbar said that the party chief ministerial candidate in Uttar Pradesh Sheila Diskhit will work for the development and... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Duterte, NSC to discuss peace process, drug war, maritime rowPresident Aquilino Pimentel III, House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez, the majority
Duterte, NSC to discuss peace process, drug war, maritime row
Inquirier.net / Posted an hour ago
President Aquilino Pimentel III, House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez, the majority and minority leaders of both Houses of Congress, the Chairs of Senate and House Committees involved in national security concerns, and various members of the... Read more
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Business Standard India
New RBI chief unlikely before August policy meeting, Kaushik Basu said to be in fraysome possible political challenges around such an appointment: Basu, 64, served
New RBI chief unlikely before August policy meeting, Kaushik Basu said to be in fray
Business Standard India / Posted an hour ago
some possible political challenges around such an appointment: Basu, 64, served as chief economic adviser to India's last, Congress-led, government and studied under the guidance of Amartya Sen, a Nobel prize-winning economist. Sen opposed Modi's... Read more
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The Nashua Telegraph
NH, others excel at electing womenin 1982. Shaheen, who became the state's first female U.S. senator in 2009, wa
NH, others excel at electing women
The Nashua Telegraph / Posted an hour ago
in 1982. Shaheen, who became the state's first female U.S. senator in 2009, was part of the nation's first all-female congressional delegation. In 2012, Democrats Carol Shea-Porter and Annie Kuster were elected to the U.S. House, joining... Read more
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New Kerala
Indian army's nation above self inspires the country : Sonia Gandhi on Kargil Vijay Divas - newkerala.com #95862ago | IBNSNew Delhi, July 26 : : Paying tributes to the soldiers who had laid d
Indian army's nation above self inspires the country : Sonia Gandhi on Kargil Vijay Divas - newkerala.com #95862
New Kerala / Posted an hour ago
ago | IBNSNew Delhi, July 26 : : Paying tributes to the soldiers who had laid down their lives in the 1999 Kargil war, Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Tuesday expressed deep gratitude towards the Indian Armed Force personnel for their... Read more
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Boston Globe
Mass. politicians featured during first day of Democratic conventionthe convention.” Recent years have witnessed the end of a powerful era for Mas
Mass. politicians featured during first day of Democratic convention
Boston Globe / Posted an hour ago
the convention.” Recent years have witnessed the end of a powerful era for Massachusetts Democrats. The state’s power in Congress has dimmed somewhat since Kennedy’s 2009 death and the departure from Congress of senior lawmakers John Kerry, who... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
DA’s white supremacists have appropriated Madiba: ANCAlliance’s (DA) appropriation of the late president Nelson Mandela in its elect
DA’s white supremacists have appropriated Madiba: ANC
Daily Dispatch / Posted an hour ago
Alliance’s (DA) appropriation of the late president Nelson Mandela in its election campaign‚ the African National Congress (ANC) said. “It is a glaring sign that the DA’s attempts to woo the black electorate are floundering and they will... Read more
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asianage
E-auction CAG lauds efforts of coal ministrymade windfall gains of about Rs 1.86 lakh crore by resorting to illegal means a
E-auction CAG lauds efforts of coal ministry
asianage / Posted an hour ago
made windfall gains of about Rs 1.86 lakh crore by resorting to illegal means and violating norms during the tenure of the Congress-led UPA government. The 2012 CAG report covered a five-year period — from 2004 to 2009 — when the UPA government... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Bayelsa Monarch - How I Was Butchered By Suspected Assassinsto extend the tenure of the youth groups and his decision to welcome the govern
Bayelsa Monarch - How I Was Butchered By Suspected Assassins
AllAfrica.com / Posted an hour ago
to extend the tenure of the youth groups and his decision to welcome the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief Timipre Sylva, during the last general election. Awululu said all petitions and complaints to the state... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Refund Billions Jonathan, Igbinedion Gave to You - Ize-Iyamu Tells Oshiomholeduring the presidential election. Oshiomhole collected the money from Jonathan
Refund Billions Jonathan, Igbinedion Gave to You - Ize-Iyamu Tells Oshiomhole
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during the presidential election. Oshiomhole collected the money from Jonathan and worked against his then party, Action Congress of Nigeria in that election. He betrayed his party. "He should also refund over a billion naira the former governor... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Fayose Denies Ekiti Got N9 Billion Allocation for Junestate allocation, Fayose declared that the 16 local governments were given N2.0
Fayose Denies Ekiti Got N9 Billion Allocation for June
AllAfrica.com / Posted an hour ago
state allocation, Fayose declared that the 16 local governments were given N2.01 billion. The opposition All Progressives Congress (APC) had on Sunday alleged that the government got over N9 billion , asking the workers not to take less than four... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
UN Food Agency Leaders Hail U.S. Law Aimed At Boosting Global Food SecurityBarack Obama for his 20 July signing of the Global Food Security Act (GFSA), af
UN Food Agency Leaders Hail U.S. Law Aimed At Boosting Global Food Security
AllAfrica.com / Posted an hour ago
Barack Obama for his 20 July signing of the Global Food Security Act (GFSA), after the bill was passed by the U.S. Congress on 6 July with remarkably broad support. "The United States is helping to put and even stronger emphasis on how... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Uladi Says Honarary Doctorate Degree to Help Him Leaddegree to do with politics this year after John Tembo, retired politician who h
Uladi Says Honarary Doctorate Degree to Help Him Lead
AllAfrica.com / Posted an hour ago
degree to do with politics this year after John Tembo, retired politician who has served as Leader of Opposition and Malawi Congress Party president who was awarded the degree by the University of Malawi. Mussa says he joined politics in 1991 and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Anambra Records U.S.$5 Million Vegetable Exports to Europethe Obi of Onitsha Igwe Alfred Achebe; Dr. Oby Ezekwesili, as well as Peoples D
Anambra Records U.S.$5 Million Vegetable Exports to Europe
AllAfrica.com / Posted an hour ago
the Obi of Onitsha Igwe Alfred Achebe; Dr. Oby Ezekwesili, as well as Peoples Democratic Party and All Progressives Congress members of the National Assembly, former Governor Chinwoke Mbadinuju and several others, charged with the mandate of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Nation Can Expect No Growth, Problems Largely Homemadedistracting these countries from uplifting their people. This is true of the wo
Nation Can Expect No Growth, Problems Largely Homemade
AllAfrica.com / Posted an hour ago
distracting these countries from uplifting their people. This is true of the workers' party in Brazil, the African National Congress led government in South Africa, the Communist Party in China and the United Russia Party in the Kremlin. The... Read more
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Reuters
New Philippine Congress opens with death penalty at top of agendaup a copy of his speech as he speaks before the lawmakers during his first Stat
New Philippine Congress opens with death penalty at top of agenda
Reuters / Posted an hour ago
up a copy of his speech as he speaks before the lawmakers during his first State of the Nation Address at the Philippine Congress in Quezon city, Metro Manila, Philippines July 25, 2016. MANILA The newly convened Philippine Congress heard a... Read more
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KX TV North Dakota
Sanders takes convention stagehis primetime speech Monday, Sanders said he would do "everything [he] can" to
Sanders takes convention stage
KX TV North Dakota / Posted an hour ago
his primetime speech Monday, Sanders said he would do "everything [he] can" to help elect Clinton and give her a Democratic Congress to work with--thus encouraging his supporters to do the same. "Our job now is to see that platform implemented by a... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Militant solons laud Duterte for ceasefire with communist rebelstalks with the communist rebels and maintained a good working relationship with
Militant solons laud Duterte for ceasefire with communist rebels
Inquirier.net / Posted an hour ago
talks with the communist rebels and maintained a good working relationship with the Left, members of the Makabayan bloc in Congress joined the majority bloc after they elected for the bid of winning Speaker Pantaleon “Bebot” Alvarez. Disclaimer:... Read more
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Inquirier.net
BI seeks new law to replace 76-year-old immigration actattuned to present realities and the changing times. The enactment of a new imm
BI seeks new law to replace 76-year-old immigration act
Inquirier.net / Posted an hour ago
attuned to present realities and the changing times. The enactment of a new immigration law is long overdue. We appeal to Congress to make this a priority,” he said. The Philippine Immigration Act was passed in 1940 during the Commonwealth... Read more
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WA Today
One thing both sides want: break up the banks, againat the Brookings Institution, wrote in an analysis. "To date," she continued,
One thing both sides want: break up the banks, again
WA Today / Posted 2 hours ago
at the Brookings Institution, wrote in an analysis. "To date," she continued, "there hasn't been much interest in this in Congress. But if the establishment heard one thing loud and clear in the 2016 primaries, it was that millions of Americans... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Duterte pushes for law to make PTV-4 a public service broadcasterof news reports and important events. “To better manage public information, a
Duterte pushes for law to make PTV-4 a public service broadcaster
Pilipino Star / Posted 2 hours ago
of news reports and important events. “To better manage public information, a law should be passed. I’m addressing to Congress to create the People’s Broadcasting Corporation (PBC), replacing PTV-4, the government-run TV station, which now... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Solons file first house bill seeking to restore death penaltyRepresentatives will deliberate on the re-imposition of the death penalty on it
Solons file first house bill seeking to restore death penalty
Pilipino Star / Posted 2 hours ago
Representatives will deliberate on the re-imposition of the death penalty on its second day of regular session for the 17th Congress on Tuesday. The proposed measure repeals the purpose of Republic Act 9346 which prohibits the imposition of death... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Drilon: Senate to prioritize Duterte's emergency powers1 In his first State of the Nation Address (SONA), Duterte said the transporta
Drilon: Senate to prioritize Duterte's emergency powers
Pilipino Star / Posted 2 hours ago
1 In his first State of the Nation Address (SONA), Duterte said the transportation crisis could be addressed if Congress would grant emergency powers to concerned agencies. Duterte said he would still accept complaints about traffic... Read more
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International Business Times
SABC loses case against four journalists fired for speaking out against self-censorhip to fire the eight employees has been met with wide-ranging anger. South Africa
SABC loses case against four journalists fired for speaking out against self-censorhip
International Business Times / Posted 2 hours ago
to fire the eight employees has been met with wide-ranging anger. South Africa's ruling party, the African National Congress (ANC), also condemned SABC's decision to fire the journalists, arguing that workers cannot "live in fear in their... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
South Africa's Zuma seeks clarity on land expropriation billthe bill has been criticized by opposition parties, with some saying it was unc
South Africa's Zuma seeks clarity on land expropriation bill
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 2 hours ago
the bill has been criticized by opposition parties, with some saying it was unconstitutional. The ruling African National Congress said the bill would tackle injustices imposed during white-minority rule. The official opposition party, Democratic... Read more
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