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House of Representatives

The United States House of Representatives, commonly referred to as the "House," is the lower house of the bicameral United States Congress, the upper house being the United States Senate.

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A woman holds her new Apple iPhone 5S after buying it at an Apple Store at Tokyo's Ginza shopping district
The Future of Unlocked Handsets: Why It May be Possible to Switch Carriers Easily Soon

By IBTimes AU

Under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, it is illegal for user to unlock their cellphones in the United States of America. Now, the US House of Representatives has reversed that supposed mistake by approving the unlocking of cellphones. (9:51 pm)

MORE TOPICS: IPHONE, SAMSUNG, HTC

U.S. one-hundred dollar bills are seen in this photo illustration at a bank in Seoul August 2, 2013. Picture taken August 2, 2013.
Australian Dollar Outlook - 18 July 2014

By IBTimes AU

Bell FX Currency Outlook: Amid the geopolitical developments the AUD held its ground near 0.9380 after the Malaysian Airlines news hit the screens, but late in the US session the AUD lost ground and is now nearer 0.9340. (Jul 18)

MORE TOPICS: AUSTRALIA, EMERGING MARKETS, INVESTMENT

The sun is seen behind smoke billowing from a chimney of a heating plant in Taiyuan, Shanxi province in this December 9, 2013 file photo.
Abbott Government to Reintroduce Carbon Tax Repeal in Lower House Amid Senate Vote Loss

By IBTimes AU

The Australian government is hoping to repeal carbon tax by next week despite the chaos in the Senate. After further talks with the Palmer United Party, the government is preparing to bring back the bill to the lower house on July 14. (Jul 10)

MORE TOPICS: AL GORE, TONY ABBOTT, AUSTRALIA

Tony Abbott, Shinzo Abe
UK Conservative Party Finds Tony Abbott’s Plan to Repeal Carbon Tax Appalling & Endangering Future; Crossbenchers Agree to Support Repeal

By IBTimes AU

While Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott may have won crossbenchers to his side to rush the repeal of the Labor government's carbon tax, he was condemned in the international arena for his move to remove the tax. (Jul 09)

MORE TOPICS: GLOBAL WARMING, AUSTRALIA, CLIMATE CHANGE, TONY ABBOTT, TAX LAW

House of Cards Season 3: Frank Underwood as President

By IBTimes AU

“House of Cards” Season 3 filming in the U.N Security Council Chamber has reportedly been blocked by Russia. The show chronicles the rise of Frank Underwood from being the whip in the U.S House of Representatives to becoming the president. (Jul 04)

MORE TOPICS: CHINA, RUSSIA, SUDAN

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A National Park in the Moon, Hope Americans

By IBTimes AU

A national park wil be established on the landing sites in the Moon, used by missions between 1969 and 1972 by Apollo, proposed legislation in the House of Representatives. (Jul 01)

MORE TOPICS: NASA, UNITED NATIONS

Australian Dollar Outlook - 27 June 2014

By IBTimes AU

Bell FX Currency Outlook: The Australian Dollar has consolidated above 94 cents after a quiet session. (Jun 27)

MORE TOPICS: AUSTRALIA, FEDERAL RESERVE, UNEMPLOYMENT, GDP, INVESTMENT

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Iraq Crisis: Obama Sends 275 Armed Forces Personnel; Aussie Elite Forces on Alert

By IBTimes AU

American President Barack Obama has sent 275 armed forces personnel to Iraq to provide support and security for the U.S. personnel and the U.S. embassy in Baghdad. (Jun 17)

MORE TOPICS: BARACK OBAMA, AFGHANISTAN, IRAQ, AUSTRALIA, WHITE HOUSE, CONGRESS

Tony Abbott 'Dumps Climate Change' on G20 Agenda; BHP Chief Supports Abbott

By IBTimes AU

After U.S. Pres. Barack Obama's announcement of new major carbon pollution regulations, Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott has decided to take climate change off the G20 agenda. (Jun 06)

MORE TOPICS: TWITTER, AUSTRALIA, CLIMATE CHANGE, G20, TONY ABBOTT

Air Strikes in Yemen Kill 40 al Qaeda Militants in Two Days
Air Strikes in Yemen Kill 40 al Qaeda Militants in Two Days

By Reuters

Air strikes in southern Yemen killed about 30 suspected al Qaeda members on Sunday, local tribal sources said, in the second day of strikes against militant targets in the country. (Apr 21)

MORE TOPICS: AL-QAEDA