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House Republican offers bill to keep government funded through April The Republican head of a House of Representatives committee said on Tuesday he was offering a bill to keep the U.S. government funded through April, ahead of a Friday deadline to keep agencies running. House Appropriations Chairman Hal Rogers said in a st
Yahoo! News | Dec 7, 2016 01:27 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Ex-U.S. Attorney Yang being considered for SEC chair: source By Steve Holland and Sarah N. Lynch NEW YORK/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Former U.S. Attorney Debra Wong Yang is being considered to chair the Securities and Exchange Commission in the Trump administration, a source familiar with the situation said on Tuesday.
Yahoo! News | Dec 6, 2016 11:22 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Obama defends record on terrorism in national security speech By Ayesha Rascoe TAMPA, Fla. (Reuters) - President Barack Obama on Tuesday warned that the United States would not be able to wipe out terrorism with military might as he offered a sweeping defense of his administration's national security record. In
Yahoo! News | Dec 6, 2016 10:51 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Trump sold all his shares in companies in June: spokesman By Emily Stephenson WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President-elect Donald Trump sold all of his shares in companies in June, aides said on Tuesday, a move that likely raised substantial cash ahead of the presidential election and could now ease some concerns
Yahoo! News | Dec 6, 2016 9:19 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Ex-U.S. attorney from California top candidate to head SEC: CNBC WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Former U.S. Attorney Debra Wong Yang is a top contender to head the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission under Republican President-elect Donald Trump, CNBC said on Tuesday. Yang, who was appointed by fellow Republican former Pre
Yahoo! News | Dec 6, 2016 5:10 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Trump's Boeing comments reflect bid to save taxpayer money: aides WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Donald Trump's comment on Tuesday calling for the government to cancel the purchase of Boeing's new Air Force One plane reflect the U.S. president-elect's focus on keeping costs down, his transition team told reporters. Speaking in
Yahoo! News | Dec 6, 2016 3:57 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Ghana's Mahama accuses foe of undermining confidence in voting By Matthew Mpoke Bigg KUMASI, Ghana (Reuters) - President John Mahama accused Ghana's main opposition leader of deliberately undermining confidence in the voting process before Wednesday's election by failing to issue a clear call for peace what
Yahoo! News | Dec 6, 2016 1:06 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Cazeneuve named as new French Prime Minister PARIS (Reuters) - Bernard Cazeneuve, currently French interior minister, will replace Manuel Valls as the country's new prime minister, President Francois Hollande's office said on Tuesday. "He's a strong personality, with experience o
Yahoo! News | Dec 6, 2016 08:29 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Fillon would beat Le Pen, Socialist fifth or worse: Ifop French presidential poll French conservative presidential election candidate Francois Fillon would beat far-right leader Marine Le Pen in the second round of France's presidential election with 65 percent of the vote, according to an opinion poll published on Tuesday. The If
Yahoo! News | Dec 6, 2016 08:26 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Trump meets former Vice President Gore in New York: Gore U.S. President-elect Donald Trump on Monday met with former Vice President Al Gore, an environmental activist who has devoted years to fighting climate change, Gore told reporters. "I had a lengthy and very productive session with the president-elect
Yahoo! News | Dec 5, 2016 8:17 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend