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17 hrs ago | The Star Online

U.S. says 'disappointed' by Palestinian unity deal

The United States said on Wednesday it was let down by a unity pact agreed to between the Gaza-based Islamist group Hamas and President Mahmoud Abbas' Palestine Liberation Organization and added it could make peace efforts difficult.

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

Tue Apr 22, 2014

Boston Herald

State Dept. says Egypt cleared for US military aid

The Obama administration said Tuesday it has certified that Egypt is upholding its 35-year-old peace treaty with Israel and therefore qualifies for some military and counterterrorism assistance.

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Related Topix: Egypt, TX, Mohamed Morsi, Muslim Brotherhood, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, Opinion

Dallas Morning News

On Asia tour, Granger meets with Japan's prime minister on F-35, Osprey sales

As we reported last week , both Bell Helicopter and Lockheed Martin are looking for increased sales overseas to soften the impact of softer sales to the U.S. military, and there are few better customers to help them do just that than Japan.

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Related Topix: Japan, World News, Asia, Manufacturing, Aerospace-Defense, Lockheed Martin, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, Texas

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Roll Call

Cantor Leads CODEL to Asia

House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, R-Va., on Friday began a congressional delegation trip to Asia, where he will meet with the prime minister of Japan and the president of South Korea as well as key U.S. ambassadors in the region.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Eric Cantor, US News, Republican, US Senate, Democrat, Max Baucus, Mac Thornberry

Thu Apr 17, 2014

The Miami Herald

House members headed to Asia for talks on trade, security

A congressional delegation plans a 10 day trip to Asia and the Pacific region, starting Friday, for talks with key leaders in Japan, South Korea, and China.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Eric Cantor, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Paul Ryan, Democrat, Representative Tulsi Gabbard, Mac Thornberry, Representative Kristi Noem

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Star-Telegram.com

Budget cuts could reduce F-35 orders for four years

The Pentagon will cut 17 of the 343 F-35 fighters it plans to buy from Lockheed Martin in fiscal 2016 through 2019 unless Congress repeals automatic budget cuts, according to a new Defense Department report.

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Related Topix: Manufacturing, Aerospace-Defense, Lockheed Martin, US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Texas, US Military, US Air Force

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Politico

House lawmakers advocate for Lockheed in budget battle - Deadline...

LOCKHEED VS. BOEING: "The U.S. Navy's 'unfunded priorities' request for 22 more Boeing-built EA-18G Growlers has set off an industry scramble for limited cash, and Lockheed has been meeting with lawmakers who focus on armed services and appropriations to tout its own F-35 Lightning II," reports POLITICO's Leigh Munsil.

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Related Topix: US Navy, US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Texas, John Larson, Democrat

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Washington Examiner

Lawmakers urge Jack Lew, John Kerry to stop U.S. purchases of Russian helicopters

The effort to rally opposition to Russia n company Rosoboronexport , which the Pentagon is procuring Mi-17 helicopters from for the Afghan National Security Forces, was led by Reps.

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Related Topix: Rosa DeLauro, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Republican, Jack Kingston

Wed Apr 02, 2014

Arutz Sheva Israel News

US Officials: We Might Cut Off PA

American legislators have expressed disappointment with Palestinian Authority chief Mahmoud Abbas's latest gambit applying for membership in United Nations organizations as the "state of Palestine."

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

Tue Mar 25, 2014

News Max

Funding Sought for Irish Scholarships as European Ties Loosen

Some members of Congress are calling for restoration of funding for the George J. Mitchell Scholarship Program, a prestigious study and exchange program to benefit U.S.-Irish relations.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Nita Lowey, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Maine, Republican

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