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  • Senate Democrats blast New York Fed over bank regulation

    Senate Democrats blast New York Fed over bank regulation
    By Howard Schneider WASHINGTON (Reuters) - New York Federal Reserve Bank President William Dudley came under fire on Friday from Democratic senators who blasted the bank for lax oversight of major financial institutions. "Is there a cultural problem at...
  • Exclusive: Romania's Ponta could face leadership challenge

    BUCHAREST (Reuters) - Romanian Prime Minister Victor Ponta could face a leadership challenge next year from within his own ranks, as the ruling Social Democrat party looks to contain the fallout from an embarrassing presidential election defeat. Senior...
  • Obama tells GOP opposed to immigration order to 'pass a bill'

    Obama tells GOP opposed to immigration order to 'pass a bill'
    President Barack Obama on Thursday announced steps to address the "broken" U.S. immigration system, but urged Republican lawmakers to pass broader reforms to deal with millions of immigrants living in the U.S. illegally. "Today, our immigration system...
  • Japan PM seeks verdict on 'Abenomics' in snap election

    TOKYO (Reuters) - Prime Minister Shinzo Abe dissolved parliament's lower house on Friday for a snap election on Dec. 14, seeking a fresh mandate for his struggling "Abenomics" revival strategy just two years after he returned to power promising that...
  • Zambia's President Scott suspended as ruling party leader

    By Chris Mfula LUSAKA (Reuters) - Zambia's ruling Patriotic Front (PF) said on Friday it had suspended President Guy Scott as acting head of the party for "unconstitutional conduct", in the latest twist of a bitter power struggle ahead of a January...
  • On immigration, Obama does what the GOP won't

    President Barack Obama's announcement last night that he is using his executive authority to shield millions of immigrants from deportation in order to focus enforcement on dangerous and violent criminals touched off howls from Republicans before he...
  • Berlin Council: Next Step On Police Station Up To Police Commission

    Berlin Council: Next Step On Police Station Up To Police Commission
    BERLIN — Two weeks after voters rejected a proposed $21 million police station, the town council said on Tuesday that it's up to the police commission to revise its request for a much-needed new home for the 42-officer department. The council...
  • Republicans united in anger at Obama, not on immigration response

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Outrage may be the only thing that unites Republicans over President Barack Obama's immigration order. While their blood is boiling over his decision to allow nearly 5 million undocumented immigrants to stay and work in the...
  • Casey breaks with party to support Keystone XL pipeline

    Casey breaks with party to support Keystone XL pipeline
    A bill to force approval of the Keystone XL pipeline failed in the U.S. Senate on Tuesday, sparing President Barack Obama from an expected veto of legislation that several fellow Democrats including Pennsylvania Sen. Bob Casey supported. The measure...
  • The Virginia Way, Part 6: Giving gifts, and gaining influence?

    The Virginia Way, Part 6: Giving gifts, and gaining influence?
    Gifts have taken Virginia legislators far afield in recent years — to the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club, to Paris and even to Rabbit Lake, Saskatchewan. The last two were courtesy of Virginia Uranium, which has been working...
  • Full text of President Obama's speech on immigration plan

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Following is the full text of President Barack Obama's speech on Thursday on his plans for immigration, as prepared for delivery, according to a White House statement: "My fellow Americans, tonight, I'd like to talk with you...