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Short-term highway extension may be way out for Congress

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republicans are weighing a three-month highway funding extension that could offer Congress a way out of an impasse days ahead of a crucial deadline. The three-month bill was filed late Monday by leading House Republicans after … Continue reading

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Short-term highway extension may be way out for Congress

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republicans are weighing a three-month highway funding extension that could offer Congress a way out of an impasse days ahead of a crucial deadline. The three-month bill was filed late Monday by leading House Republicans after … Continue reading

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The Latest: GOP lawmaker says Iran nuclear deal falls short

WASHINGTON (AP) — The latest developments on Obama administration officials’ testimony Tuesday before Congress on the Iran nuclear deal (all times local EDT): 10:10 a.m. The Republican chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee is blasting three of President Barack … Continue reading

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The Latest: GOP lawmaker says Iran nuclear deal falls short

WASHINGTON (AP) — The latest developments on Obama administration officials’ testimony Tuesday before Congress on the Iran nuclear deal (all times local EDT): 10:10 a.m. The Republican chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee is blasting three of President Barack … Continue reading

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Obama says Ethiopia should not jail journalists, restrict opponents

ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) – U.S. President Barack Obama said on Tuesday that Ethiopia “cannot unleash the full potential of its people” if it jails journalists and restricts legitimate opposition groups. Ethiopia’s government has acknowledged it had more work to do … Continue reading

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Obama says Ethiopia should not jail journalists, restrict opponents

ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) – U.S. President Barack Obama said on Tuesday that Ethiopia “cannot unleash the full potential of its people” if it jails journalists and restricts legitimate opposition groups. Ethiopia’s government has acknowledged it had more work to do … Continue reading

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Key House Republican says Iran deal ‘cash bonanza’ for Tehran

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Republican chairman of the House of Representatives Foreign Affairs Committee said on Tuesday the Iran nuclear deal gives Iran a “cash bonanza” while weakening Washington’s ability to pressure Tehran. “If this agreement goes through, Iran gets … Continue reading

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Key House Republican says Iran deal ‘cash bonanza’ for Tehran

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Republican chairman of the House of Representatives Foreign Affairs Committee said on Tuesday the Iran nuclear deal gives Iran a “cash bonanza” while weakening Washington’s ability to pressure Tehran. “If this agreement goes through, Iran gets … Continue reading

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Key House Democrat cites troublesome issues in Iran nuclear deal

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The top Democrat on the U.S. House of Representatives Foreign Affairs Committee said on Tuesday he sees “a number of” troublesome issues in the Iran nuclear deal. In remarks prepared for delivery at a hearing with top … Continue reading

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Key House Democrat cites troublesome issues in Iran nuclear deal

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The top Democrat on the U.S. House of Representatives Foreign Affairs Committee said on Tuesday he sees “a number of” troublesome issues in the Iran nuclear deal. In remarks prepared for delivery at a hearing with top … Continue reading

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