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USA POLITICS: Rise in Car Accidents in Legalized States: Is It the Greenery?

USA POLITICS: Rise in Car Accidents in Legalized States: Is It the Greenery?

Lawmakers should be putting their energies toward cracking down on alcohol consumption and driving even more, not on cannabis and driving.

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USA POLITICS: New Jersey Lawmakers Scramble to End Partial Government Shutdowns

USA POLITICS: New Jersey Lawmakers Scramble to End Partial Government Shutdowns

The shutdown came after LePage threatened to veto a compromise reached by lawmakers in the state’s $7.055 billion, two-year budget.

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INDIA POLITICS: US Lawmakers to Trump: Press Modi on Trade, Investment

INDIA POLITICS: US Lawmakers to Trump: Press Modi on Trade, Investment

Modi is due to meet with Trump on Monday at the White House, when he will seek to revitalize ties that have appeared to drift, in spite of the priority they were afforded under former President Barack Obama.

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USA POLITICS: Google to US Lawmakers: Update Access to Overseas Data

USA POLITICS: Google to US Lawmakers: Update Access to Overseas Data

Kent Walker, Google’s senior VP and general counsel, will announce the company’s framework during a speech in Washington, D.C., at the Heritage Foundation.

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PHILIPPINE POLITICS: Regina Lopez Forced to Resign By Lawmakers

PHILIPPINE POLITICS: Regina Lopez Forced to Resign By Lawmakers

“It is the constitutional right of every Filipino to a clean and healthy environment,” an emotional, at times angry, Regina Lopez told reporters.

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HUNGARY POLITICS: EU Lawmakers to European Parliament: Punish Hungary After Orban Crackdown On Foreign Universities

HUNGARY POLITICS: EU Lawmakers to European Parliament: Punish Hungary After Orban Crackdown On Foreign Universities

Hungary’s parliament approved a law that could force out a university founded by financier George Soros despite international condemnation and protests by thousands of Hungarians.

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BRAZIL POLITICS: Lawmakers Vote to Regulate Uber, Other Apps

BRAZIL POLITICS: Lawmakers Vote to Regulate Uber, Other Apps

Brazil Politics news: Majority of lawmakers approved the main text of the bill and voted on specific items that still need to be cleared in the Senate.

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BENIN POLITICS: Benin to France: Return ‘Colonial Treasures’

BENIN POLITICS: Benin to France: Return ‘Colonial Treasures’

Benin Politics: “We don’t have oil, we don’t have gold but we do have these treasures which aren’t kept here,” Beninese lawmaker Orden Alladatin, said.

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USA POLITICS: Trump Ultimatum to Republicans: ‘Pass Healthcare Bill Friday Or Keep Obamacare in Place’

USA POLITICS: Trump Ultimatum to Republicans: ‘Pass Healthcare Bill Friday Or Keep Obamacare in Place’

US President Trump demands support in do-or-die Friday vote on healthcare plan. Republican lawmakers struggling to overcome differences over new healthcare.

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USA POLITICS: Trump to Republican Lawmakers: There’ll Be Backlash for Healthcare Failure

USA POLITICS: Trump to Republican Lawmakers: There’ll Be Backlash for Healthcare Failure

U.S. President Donald Trump warned Republican lawmakers that voters could punish them if they do not approve a plan he favors to dismantle Obamacare.

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USA POLITICS: Lawmakers Seek FBI, NSA Answers On Trump, Russia At Rare Public Hearing

USA POLITICS: Lawmakers Seek FBI, NSA Answers On Trump, Russia At Rare Public Hearing

Trump fired his national security adviser, Michael Flynn, after he failed to disclose contacts with Russia’s ambassador before Trump took office on Jan. 20.

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BRAZIL POLITICS: Politicians Scramble to Negotiate Amnesty

BRAZIL POLITICS: Politicians Scramble to Negotiate Amnesty

Brazil Prosecutor General Rodrigo Janot calls for investigations into bribery and political kickbacks against six cabinet ministers and over 100 lawmakers.

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USA POLITICS: Texas Lawmakers Illegally Drew Three Voting Districts on Racial Lines: Court Rules

USA POLITICS: Texas Lawmakers Illegally Drew Three Voting Districts on Racial Lines: Court Rules

U.S. Court District Judges Xavier Rodriguez and Orlando Garcia in San Antonio found that the districts’ shapes diluted minority voters’ power.

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USA POLITICS: Public Citizen to Ask U.S. Lawmakers to Probe Icahn’s Role With Trump

USA POLITICS: Public Citizen to Ask U.S. Lawmakers to Probe Icahn’s Role With Trump

“All of this has occurred with no record of any (Lobbying Disclosure Act) filings by or on behalf of Mr. Icahn,” Public Citizen said in a copy of the letter provided to Reuters.

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PHILIPPINE POLITICS: Perfecto Yasay Appointment Rejected By Lawmakers

PHILIPPINE POLITICS: Perfecto Yasay Appointment Rejected By Lawmakers

Yasay was removed from the post after a unanimous vote by a plenary session of the Congress, which came hours after a confirmation hearing in which he was grilled about his citizenship at the time he took the job.

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EUROPE POLITICS: Lawmakers Want Visas Imposed on Americans

EUROPE POLITICS: Lawmakers Want Visas Imposed on Americans

European Parliament called on the EU executive to force Americans to apply for visas before visiting Europe this summer, stepping up pressure to resolve a long-running transatlantic dispute on the issue.

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BRAZIL POLITICS: Lawmakers Approve Amnesty Program

BRAZIL POLITICS: Lawmakers Approve Amnesty Program

Brazil Lower House of Congress on Wednesday approved a bill that reopens a program providing an amnesty against criminal prosecution to Brazilians holding undeclared assets abroad if they pay tax and a fine.

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CANADA POLITICS: Official! EU-Canada CETA Deal Approved

CANADA POLITICS: Official! EU-Canada CETA Deal Approved

The European Union Parliament approved on Wednesday a hotly contested free trade deal with Canada after seven years of negotiations.

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MALAYSIA POLITICS: Police Detains Woman in Connection With Kim Jong Nam Murder

MALAYSIA POLITICS: Police Detains Woman in Connection With Kim Jong Nam Murder

Kim Jong Nam was known to spend a significant amount of time outside North Korea, traveling in Macau and Hong Kong as well as mainland China, and has been caught in the past using forged travel documents.

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UK POLITICS: Theresa May Wins Lower Chamber Approval to Trigger Brexit From EU

UK POLITICS: Theresa May Wins Lower Chamber Approval to Trigger Brexit From EU

Lawmakers (MPs) voted 494 to 122 in favour of legislation giving May the right to trigger Brexit, ending days of intense debate. The bill now needs the approval of the upper chamber, in which May does not have a majority, before it becomes law.

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