Lawmaking

Obama’s climate plan seeks to slash emissions from power plants

Published 02/08/2015

WASHINGTON The White House said it will launch the first ever rule on Monday to cut carbon emissions from power plants, a plan that opponents [more…]

Trump says won’t be ‘throwing punches’ in U.S. Republican debate

Published 02/08/2015

WASHINGTON Donald Trump, the man to beat in this week's first televised Republican presidential debate, said on Sunday he does not plan to attack his [more…]

Two charged in 2011 cyber breach at Michaels retailer

Published 30/07/2015

Two southern Californians were criminally charged over their alleged roles in a conspiracy to steal 94,000 credit and debit card numbers from Michaels Companies Inc [more…]

Georgia’s Spelman College ends professorship tied to Bill Cosby

Published 26/07/2015

Spelman College in Georgia has discontinued a professorship named after disgraced comedian Bill Cosby and returned the money meant to pay for it, a spokeswoman [more…]

Greece submits bill needed to start rescue talks

Published 21/07/2015

ATHENS The Greek government submitted legislation to parliament on Tuesday required by its international lenders to start talks on a multi-billion euro rescue package.Prime Minister [more…]

Exclusive: Micron does not believe deal with Tsinghua is possible – sources

Published 21/07/2015

Micron Technology Inc has told China's Tsinghua Unigroup Ltd that its $23 billion acquisition offer is not realistic because U.S. authorities would block the deal [more…]

FIFA hasn’t come to its senses, says South Korea’s Chung

Published 21/07/2015

SEOUL South Korean tycoon Chung Mong-joon, one of the most influential figures in Asian soccer, said on Tuesday that leaving Sepp Blatter at the helm [more…]

McCain urges Trump to apologize to U.S. military families

Published 20/07/2015

WASHINGTON Senator John McCain urged Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump on Monday to apologize to U.S. military families for saying prisoners of war are not [more…]

House Democratic leader presses for Iran deal support

Published 20/07/2015

WASHINGTON Nancy Pelosi, the Democratic leader in the U.S. House of Representatives, wrote to colleagues on Monday backing the nuclear agreement with Iran, as congressional [more…]

Republican candidate Bush vows Washington culture shake-up

Published 20/07/2015

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. U.S. Republican presidential hopeful Jeb Bush vowed on Monday to cut government spending and more tightly limit lawmakers' connections with lobbyists if he [more…]