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US Congress passes bill greatly reducing Pakistan's defence aid

The NDAA-19 capped aid at to USD 150 million but removed certain conditions like action against Haqqani Network or Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT).

02 Aug 2018 12:41 PM

Mike Pompeo sworn in as US secretary of state; heads to Europe, Middle East

Pompeo, a former Army officer who was a Republican congressman, is regarded as a Trump loyalist with hawkish world views.

27 Apr 2018 1:29 PM

US Senate narrowly confirms Bridenstine as NASA’s new chief

Jim Bridenstine, a congressman from Oklahoma, US Navy veteran and former pilot, was confirmed on a 50-49 vote.

20 Apr 2018 12:26 PM

Little history made in US: Senator brings first baby on floor during vote

The historic decision enabled young children of senators to be brought onto the floor of the chamber during votes.

20 Apr 2018 11:53 AM

The Hulkester to run for US Senate from Florida

WWE Hall of Famer is to be backed by Trump’s ex-advisor Roger Stone.

19 Jan 2018 1:33 PM


Jailed for leaking military papers, Chelsea Manning to run for US Senate

Manning was an army intelligence analyst sentenced to 35 yrs in prison in 2013 for leaking classified documents of Iraq, Afghanistan wars.

14 Jan 2018 8:32 AM

US Senate Committee confirms Ken Juster's nomination as country's envoy to India

The nomination of Juster, 62, now moves to the full Senate before he can be sworn in as America's new Ambassador to India.

27 Oct 2017 12:02 PM

Tough action must be taken against Pak for backing terror: US Senator

John McCain called for authorisation of US forces to target the Haqqani network, Taliban and other terrorist groups.

29 Jul 2017 4:34 PM

Russia sanctions bill heads to Trump after Senate approval

But the bill could end up penalizing European firms that contribute to the development of Russia's energy sector.

28 Jul 2017 1:46 PM

Republican senators House will not pass 'skinny' Obamacare repeal assures speaker

Ryan's reassurances, offered to call to 5 Republican senators, came as Republican leaders urged their party to approve the pared-down bill.

28 Jul 2017 11:43 AM


'Will not be shushed': Sen Kamala Harris interrupted by male colleagues again

Last week, Senators Richard Burr and John McCain almost shushed her when she asked questions to Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein.

14 Jun 2017 3:01 PM

At Senate hearing, Jeff Sessions denies discussing US elections with Russian officials

Attorney General Jeff Sessions vowed to defend his honour ‘against scurrilous and false allegations’.

14 Jun 2017 9:25 AM

Iran should share 'blame' of terror attacks they faced: US prez

Despite the twin terrorist attacks, Democrats and Republicans in the US Senate pushed ahead on a new set of sanctions against Iran.

08 Jun 2017 3:59 PM

Top Obama officials to testify on Russia's interference in elections

The more serious investigative action in the coming weeks will take place out of the public eye.

07 May 2017 8:39 AM

Internet providers can now sell user's browser history

The US Senate voted to overturn rules preventing ISPs from selling user’s browsing data without permission.

27 Mar 2017 12:00 PM