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World - International
11/26/2021 2:05:43 PM
Five U.S. lawmakers met with Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen on Friday in a surprise one-day visit intended to reaffirm the United States' ``rock solid'' support for the self-governing island.

Sports - World
11/25/2021 6:38:31 PM
Soccer's lawmakers moved Thursday to make permanent the pandemic-era option of using five substitutes and dropped a proposal to let halftime be extended to 25 minutes.

World - International
11/18/2021 5:54:28 PM
French lawmakers voted on Thursday to end wild animals being used in live circus shows, spelling an end to performing tigers, lions or bears.

World - International
11/5/2021 5:22:54 PM
Lawmakers were set to take key votes Friday on giant twin bills at the center of Joe Biden's $3 trillion blueprint to transform America's crumbling transport network and expand the welfare safety net on the biggest day so far of his presidency.

World - Region
11/4/2021 10:11:19 PM
Israeli lawmakers passed the country's first state budget in three years Thursday in a victory for the disparate governing coalition, ahead of a key vote on a 2022 spending package.

World - Region
11/4/2021 3:26:22 PM
Israel's parliament passed a national budget for the first time in three years early on Thursday, avoiding a November deadline that would have brought down the new government and triggered another election.

World - Region
11/3/2021 12:04:36 PM
Israeli lawmakers are set to begin marathon voting on Wednesday to try and pass the first national budget in three years, a major test for the fractious coalition government that was sworn in earlier this year after four divisive elections.

Business - Tech
10/28/2021 2:22:07 PM
British lawmakers are set to grill Facebook and other tech giants Thursday over how they handle online safety as European efforts to regulate social media companies gain momentum.

Business - Tech
10/26/2021 10:45:04 PM
Three social media networks massively popular with the youngest users, TikTok, Snapchat and YouTube, tried to convince skeptical US lawmakers Tuesday they are safe as worry about Facebook's potential harms spills over to other platforms.

World - Region
10/11/2021 6:49:47 PM
Israeli lawmakers flanked by former president Donald Trump's daughter and son-in-law launched an initiative in Jerusalem on Monday to advance the Abraham Accords that saw Arab states normalise ties with Israel.

World - International
10/7/2021 7:15:55 PM
Greece's lawmakers Thursday ratified a landmark defense deal with France that includes a mutual assistance clause in case of an armed attack against either _ a pact that has irked fellow NATO member Turkey.

World - International
10/7/2021 1:19:38 PM
Greece's lawmakers were debating and voting Thursday on a broad five-year defense pact signed last week with France which includes a clause of mutual assistance in case of attack by a third party.

Business - Tech
10/5/2021 7:20:29 PM
A Facebook whistleblower told US lawmakers Tuesday that the social media giant fuels division, harms children and urgently needs to be regulated, drawing pledges Congress would take up long-delayed action.

World - International
9/30/2021 9:23:38 PM
The Pentagon plans to rely on air strikes to prevent a resurgence of Al-Qaeda now that US troops have left Afghanistan, but experts and some lawmakers are skeptical about the effectiveness of the so-called "over-the-horizon" strategy

Business - Tech
9/28/2021 5:56:50 PM
Bowing - perhaps only for a moment - to pressure from lawmakers, critics, the media and child development experts, Facebook said Monday it will ``pause'' its work on a kids' version of its photo and video-oriented Instagram app.

World - Region
9/25/2021 7:26:19 PM
In a statement released Saturday, 113 officials from Ennahdha, including lawmakers and former ministers, said they had resigned

World - Region
9/21/2021 1:35:27 PM
He promised a new electoral code to hold lawmakers more accountable to constituents, and transitional arrangements to run the country before he names a new prime minister

World - Region
9/20/2021 12:32:21 PM
Lebanon's parliament met Monday to vote in Prime Minister Najib Mikati's cabinet, tasked with pulling the country out of a deep economic crisis, in a session delayed by a power cut

World - International
9/19/2021 11:19:10 AM
The Election Committee will select 40 of 90 lawmakers in the city's legislature during elections in December, as well as elect the Hong Kong leader during polls in March next year

World - International
8/10/2021 12:33:38 PM
US lawmakers on Monday laid out a $3.5 trillion budget framework, calling it the 'most consequential' social spending plan since the 1930s

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