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3 hrs ago | Lim Kit Siang

Malaysia Flight 17 prosecution faces major evidentiary and legal obstacles

Despite mounting evidence that Russian-backed separatists downed a commercial aircraft over Ukraine last week, Western diplomats and law enforcement officials face significant obstacles prosecuting the culprits, according to current and former U.S. officials.

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Related Topix: Pennsylvania, University of Pennsylvania, US Politics, Hillary Clinton, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Edward Royce, Republican, US House of Representatives

8 hrs ago | The Hill

Is it news, or is it propaganda?

A bipartisan bill in Congress, the U.S. International Communications Reform Act is aimed at clarifying the mission of U.S. international media.

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Related Topix: Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, US News, Edward Royce, Democrat

Mon Jul 21, 2014

US News & World Report

Sanctions Give Obama Leverage in Iran Nuclear Talks

The United States and other world powers extended the deadline to reach a comprehensive final agreement with Iran over its controversial nuclear program to November 24, 2014.

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Related Topix: Robert Menendez, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Senate, Senator Mark Kirk, Republican, Lindsey Graham, Opinion

Sun Jul 20, 2014

National Journal

White House Snubs Some Senior Lawmakers on Iran Negotiation Details

Some members of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, which has jurisdiction over matters of international nuclear energy, said they were not given any updates about the status of the nuclear negotiations with Iran, which were extended Friday to Nov. 24. "They don't consult us," said Republican Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida.

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Related Topix: US News, Senator James Risch, US Politics, Senator Marco Rubio, US Senate, Republican, Senator Ben Cardin, Robert Menendez, US House of Representatives, Democrat

United Jewish Federation of Tidewater

Erdogan calls Israel more barbaric than Hitler, but defends Turkish Jews

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Israel was worse than Hitler, but appeared to heed calls to urge his political allies to tone down attacks on the country's Jews.

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Related Topix: Turkey, World News, Middle East, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Groong

Chairman Ed Royce To Speak At Hearing On Turkish Democracy

CHAIRMAN ED ROYCE TO SPEAK AT HEARING ON TURKISH DEMOCRACY Tuesday, July 15th, 2014 http://asbarez.com/124999/chairman-ed-royce-to-speak-at-hearing-on-turkish-democracy/ House Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman, Rep. Ed Royce WASHINGTON--On Tuesday, U.S. Rep. Ed Royce , Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, will deliver an opening ... (more)

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Related Topix: Turkey, World News, Middle East, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization)

Thu Jul 17, 2014

The Daily Beast

Maxim Zmeyev/ReutersCongress: MH17 Crash is - Act of Terror'As...

As details pour in of a Malaysia Airlines flight brought down in eastern Ukraine, lawmakers are demanding the tragedy be treated as a terrorist attack.

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Related Topix: Terrorism, US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Vladimir Putin

Politico

Hill seeking information about crash

Lawmakers in Congress are seeking more details on reports that a Malaysian commercial airplane was shot down Thursday on the border between Ukraine and Russia.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Adam Schiff, Democrat, Dianne Feinstein, US Senate, Michael McCaul, Republican, Senator Mark Udall

Tue Jul 15, 2014

Jerusalem Post

US reviewing extension of Iran diplomacy after - tangible progress'

Talks likely to be extended beyond July 20 deadline; Kerry declines to address Zarif's proposal in public, criticized swiftly by US lawmakers.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Robert Menendez, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Senate

Mon Jul 14, 2014

Silicon Alley Insider

'You do not Speak for Us!' Pro-Palestinian Protesters Crash Nyc Rally For Israel

A pro-Israel rally in New York City was disrupted on Monday by a loud counter-rally for the Palestinian side of the conflict, with both sides straining to have their voices heard over one another at a particularly raucous event on the steps of City Hall.

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Related Topix: World News, Israel, Middle East, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Politics, New York, North Yorkshire County, England, East Riding of Yorkshire County, England, United Kingdom, New York Government

Sun Jul 13, 2014

News Max

Ed Royce: Only Tough Sanctions Will Break Iran's Nuke Habit

The only way to stop Iran from giving Hamas the deadly missiles it is firing at Israel now and keeping the Islamic Republic from becoming a nuclear power are tougher sanctions, House Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Ed Royce, R.- CA.

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Related Topix: Li Keqiang, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Nerve News

US lawmakers to foster closer India ties through community

Washington, July 12 - Three leading Democratic lawmakers have vowed to engage with the Indian-American community to identify possible areas for near-term collaboration and work to address challenges in the US-India partnership.

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Related Topix: Asian-American, Indian-American, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Steny Hoyer

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Reuters

Hundreds of U.S. lawmakers seek role in Iran nuclear talks

More than three-quarters of the U.S. House of Representatives signed a letter sent to President Barack Obama Wednesday, insisting that lawmakers play a role in any decision to offer Iran long-term sanctions relief in connection with negotiations on Tehran's nuclear program.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Bangkok Post

US criticises SE Asia on rights

The Republican party chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, Ed Royce, likened conditions faced by minority Muslims in western Myanmar to concentration camps.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Representative David Cicilline, Democrat, Southeast Asia, World News, Cambodia

Tue Jul 08, 2014

The Mount Vernon Daily Voice

Truman Scholar, Mount Vernon Resident Meets With Congressman

MOUNT VERNON, N.Y. Mount Vernon resident and Truman Scholarship recipient Akunna Faith Uka met with U.S. Rep. Eliot Engel last month to talk about public service careers, with a focus on teaching.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Mount Vernon, NY, Vernon, NY, Swarthmore College

Fri Jul 04, 2014

Groong

From Protest To Advocacy To Networking, ANCA Interns Take Washington By Storm

FROM PROTEST TO ADVOCACY TO NETWORKING, ANCA INTERNS TAKE WASHINGTON BY STORM Thursday, July 3rd, 2014 http://asbarez.com/124688/from-protest-to-advocacy-to-networking-anca-interns-take-washington-by-storm/ >From Left: Alina Sarkissian, Inna Mirzoyan, Armen Sahakyan, Raffi Karakashian, Congressmen Eliot Engel , His Grace Bishop Anoushavan ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Washington, DC, Gateway (Washington, DC), Capitol Hill (Washington, DC)

Glendale News-Press

Accounting of confiscated Turkish churches sought

Armenian community leaders in Glendale and Burbank are cheering this week as a congressional bill that calls for an accounting of confiscated Christian churches, monasteries, and other religious properties in Turkey and their eventual return to their former Christian owners has transcended an initial hurdle.

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Related Topix: Burbank, CA, Glendale, CA, US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Thu Jul 03, 2014

Common Dreams

Food & Water Watch: Advocates to Sec. Kerry: Don't Jeopardize...

July 3 - Fifty organizations sent a letter to Secretary of State John Kerry calling on the U.S. government to maintain respect for the government of El Salvador's procurement of seeds for a successful food security program.

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Related Topix: Central America Travel, Travel, El Salvador Travel, San Salvador, El Salvador Travel, Agriculture, Science, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Liberal Political News

Wed Jul 02, 2014

The Hill

Top Dems push labor reforms abroad

Top House Democrats are pushing Bangladeshi leaders to take greater steps to protect their nation's garment workers, who supply clothing to some of the leading retail chains in the United States.

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Related Topix: Bangladesh, World News, Asia, US News, George Miller, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Sander Levin

Mon Jun 30, 2014

Jerusalem Post

US prepares difficult response to the death of Israel's boys, balancing sympathy and restraint

State Department urges restraint on both sides; House Foreign Relations Committee chair says US should be under no illusion that unity gov't wants peace.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Palestinian Territories

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