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    Mexico rejects bid in US Congress to impose trade-pact inspectors

    Agence France-Presse . Mexico City | Updated at 11:08pm on December 15, 2019

    Mexico rejected on Saturday an attempt in the US Congress that would send American inspectors into Mexican factories to ensure they respect labour protections provided...

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    US lawmakers push back against possible Trump foreign aid cuts

    Reuters . Washington | Updated at 12:00am on August 11, 2019

    Republican and Democratic foreign policy leaders in the US Congress came out on Friday against a Trump administration review of foreign aid that critics fear...

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    Trump slammed as pressure mounts for gun controls

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 12:12am on August 10, 2019

    Pressure built on the US Congress to pass tough gun control legislation Thursday as the mother of the man arrested for the slaughter of 22...

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    US Congress clashes over border funding

    Reuters . United States | Updated at 12:00am on June 28, 2019

    The US House and Senate will try to resolve their conflicting versions of an emergency funding bill on Thursday to address worsening humanitarian conditions for...

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    Ilhan Omar caught in a political maelstrom

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 12:00am on April 17, 2019

    A former refugee and the first black Muslim woman elected to Congress, Ilhan Omar embodied the American dream in her November victory but faces controversies...

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    Progressives arrive at US Congress

    Mohsin Siddique | Updated at 12:00am on March 07, 2019

    WHEN she arrived in Washington DC in late December for the preliminary ceremonies, briefings, etc, for the freshman class of representatives to the US Congress...

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    Jamaat threat to B’desh’s democracy, progress: US congressman

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 01:03am on December 15, 2018

    An influential US Congressman said the United States stood with the Bangladeshi people seeking free, fair and safe democratic elections but cautioned that Islamist groups...

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    Respect the will of voters, US congressman resolution says

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 01:13am on December 09, 2018

    United States Congressman William Richard Keating placed a resolution in the House of Representatives urging political leaders and judicial authorities to respect the will of...

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    US Congress must block Trump selling for a handful of silver

    Saeed Naqvi | Updated at 12:00am on December 02, 2018

    WHO would have imagined that the murder of Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria on the Latin Bridge in Sarajevo in June, 1914 would signal the...

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    Ilhan, Rashida first Muslim women in US Congress

    Agence France-Presse . Chicago | Updated at 12:00am on November 08, 2018

    A onetime Somali refugee and the daughter of Palestinian immigrants shared the historic distinction Tuesday of becoming the first two Muslim women elected to the...