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The US Congress: GMO Sellouts

American Free Press - ‎Jul 24, 2016‎
AMERICAN FREE PRESS has extensively covered the movement to have genetically modified organisms (GMOs) labeled. In the past few years, a number of states around the United States have made advances in identifying for consumers the GMOs that are ...

United States Congress passes bipartisan resolution supporting LA 2024

Around the Rings (subscription) - ‎Jul 18, 2016‎
LA 2024's bid to host the Olympic and Paralympic Games received a boost from both the United States Senate and House of Representatives, which passed a bipartisan resolution pledging support for LA 2024 that expresses the “sincere hope” that the ...

Right To Health, Colombia And US Congress

Huffington Post - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
As a US citizen, as the Representative of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights in Colombia since 2012, and as a person with CML, I believe that if US citizens and members of Congress know what I know about Colombia - and about CML - they ...
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US Congress makes public secret pages of 9/11 report

The Straits Times - ‎Jul 16, 2016‎
WASHINGTON • The United States Congress has released a long-classified section of an official report on the 9/11 attacks, describing an array of potential links between some of the hijackers and officials in Saudi Arabia.
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Trident is critical to world stability, says US Congress, as concerns are raised over Labour's failure to back the ... - ‎Jul 16, 2016‎
Britain must keep its nuclear weapons because they are "crucial" for stability in the world, senior American politicians have warned, as MPs prepare to vote on renewing Trident.
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US Congress websites recovering after three-day DDoS attack

Graham Cluley Security News - ‎Jul 20, 2016‎
Several websites owned and operated by the United States Congress are recovering from a three-day distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack.
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Zika Funding Bill Fails as Congress Is Unable to Reach Compromise

TIME - ‎Jul 14, 2016‎
After months of negotiation and national calls to action, Congress will not provide any money to fight the spread of Zika in the United States this summer. The final chance this summer to fund the White House's February request evaporated in the form ...

US Congress committee recommends to end Pakistan aid

DunyaNews Pakistan - ‎Jul 12, 2016‎
WASHINGTON (Dunya News) - Sub-committee of the United States Congress on Foreign Affairs has recommended to cut all the aid being given to Pakistan, reported Wednesday.

Support Digital Currencies, Blockchain & Fintech, US Congress Tells Govt

CryptoCoinsNews - ‎Jul 19, 2016‎
A new Congressional resolution is calling on the United States government to support the development and ease of access to financial tools including blockchain, digital currencies and FinTech.
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United States - Congress approves GMO labelling bill

AgraNet (subscription) - ‎Jul 15, 2016‎
United States - Congress approves GMO labelling bill. Published: 15 July 2016 08:47 AM. The US House of Representatives on July 13 approved legislation that would require food to carry labels listing genetically modified ingredients (GMOs), sending it ...

US Congress Calls for Pro-Bitcoin National Policy Through

newsBTC - ‎Jul 20, 2016‎
The United States is not exactly known for its pro-Bitcoin stance these days. But that situation is coming to change, as a pro-bitcoin national policy resolution was introduced in Congress yesterday. This is positive news for Bitcoin and blockchain ...
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Our Senate, US Congress TPP hurdles

Gladstone Observer - ‎Jul 15, 2016‎
TRADE Minister Steven Ciobo has rejected concerns the 12-nation Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal will fail to pass the Senate or the United States Congress. Although all nations have signed the deal, it needs to be approved by each country's ...

US Congress Releases Formerly Classifed Document On 9/11 Attacks

RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty - ‎Jul 15, 2016‎
WASHINGTON -- A U.S. congressional committee has released a long-classified section of the official report into the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks against the United States -- a section on the question of whether the hijackers had contacts with ...
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Congress Urged to Cut Off Financial and Military Aid to Pakistan

Voice of America - ‎Jul 15, 2016‎
The United States should cut off financial and military aid to Pakistan's government, a U.S. lawmaker said this week, because Pakistan's powerful military establishment and intelligence services have not broken off their links to terrorist groups ...

US Congress should strengthen refugee protections

eNCA - ‎Jul 14, 2016‎
NEW YORK - US Congress should pass legislation that would strengthen protections for refugees and improve the overall effectiveness of the asylum and resettlement process in the United States, Human Rights First's Refugee Protection Program Director ...

Bipartisan resolution supporting LA 2024 Olympic bid passed by United States Congress

Sports Features Communications - ‎Jul 20, 2016‎
(SFC) Both the United States Senate and House of Representatives gave a huge boost the LA 2024's bid to host the Olympic and Paralympic Summer Games by passing a bipartisan resolution that pledges support for the bid and expresses the "sincere hope" ...
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U.S. Congress will celebrate St. Swithin's Day, as always

Maryville Daily Forum - ‎Jul 15, 2016‎
Today, Friday July 15, marks the beginning of a 53-day suspension of business by the United States Congress. They want a pause so that the members can participate in the presidential nomination conventions of the two major political parties and/or try ...

US Congress passes resolution to support Georgia's territorial integrity - ‎Jul 15, 2016‎
Foreign Affairs experts from the United States (US) Congress have passed a resolution in support of Georgia's territorial integrity.

US Congress supports Georgia's territorial integrity - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
The resolution stressed that the sovereignty and territorial integrity of Georgia was reaffirmed by the international community “in all United Nations (UN) Security Council resolutions on Georgia”, and the Government of Georgia pursued “peaceful ...

Gun control: Adolf Hitler and the US Congress

Blasting News - ‎Jul 12, 2016‎
This argument does perhaps have some resonance in the US Congress to this day, as supporters of this so-called 'Nazi gun theory' draw parallels between the Nazi gun laws of 1938 and US federal control regulation, such as the Brady Handgun Violence ...