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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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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

Iranian official will not get visa for U.N. ambassadorship - White House
Iranian Official will not get Visa for U.N. Ambassadorship - White House

By Reuters

The United States said on Friday it would not grant a visa to Iran's proposed U.N. ambassador, citing the envoy's links to the 1979-1981 hostage crisis, in a rare step that raises questions about how much influence the White House can wield over the world body. (Apr 12)

MORE TOPICS: BARACK OBAMA, HUMAN RIGHTS, UNITED NATIONS, WHITE HOUSE, NEW YORK, INTERNATIONAL LAW

WHO Releases Global Hepatitis C Treatment Guidelines, Urges Cure Pills Should be Made Affordable

By IBTimes AU

The World Health Organization (WHO) on Wednesday urged global governments as well as the world's numerous pharmaceuticals to lower down and make affordable the prices of cure pills for the hepatitis C virus (HCV) as the agency released its first ever global Hepatitis C treatment guidelines. (Apr 10)

MORE TOPICS: INFECTION, CANCER

Australia's Prime Minister Tony Abbott addresses during the CHOGM opening ceremony in Colombo
Tony Abbott Accused of Leading Australia to an 'Environmental Train Wreck'

By IBTimes AU

Australian scientists have accused Prime Minister Tony Abbott of engineering an "environmental train wreck" less than one year in office. They said the changes Mr Abbott is implementing may cause "irreversible" damage to some of the most vulnerable ecosystems. (Apr 09)

MORE TOPICS: AUSTRALIA, TONY ABBOTT, CLIMATE CHANGE

Samsung Galaxy S5
Samsung Galaxy S5 Gets Praise for Anti-Theft Security Features ahead of Global Release on 11 April

By IBTimes IN

Samsung's new flagship smartphone Galaxy S5, despite getting a lukewarm reception for its modest upgrades to its predecessor Galaxy S4, has reportedly won appreciation for its anti-theft security features. (Apr 06)

MORE TOPICS: BARACK OBAMA, GOLD, SAMSUNG, WHITE HOUSE, INDIA, COPPER

U.S. President Barack Obama holds his year-end news conference
Worried About Senate, Obama Calls 2014 his Last Campaign

By Reuters

On a politically focused trip aimed at revving up his base and raising cash, President Barack Obama on Wednesday urged supporters to help Democrats keep control of the U.S. Senate and declared this year to be his last campaign. (Apr 03)

MORE TOPICS: BARACK OBAMA, ELECTIONS, MICHIGAN, CONGRESS

Obamacare Website Stalls a Bit before Enrollment Deadline
Obamacare Website Stalls a Bit before Enrollment Deadline

By Reuters

The federal website for U.S. consumers to enroll in private health insurance under Obamacare ran into problems twice on Monday because of a surge of people trying to access the site hours before a midnight deadline to sign up for coverage. (Apr 01)

MORE TOPICS: CALIFORNIA, WHITE HOUSE, FLORIDA, NEW YORK

Dzhorkhar Tsarnaev
Russia Warned U.S. about Boston Marathon Bomb Suspect Tsarnaev - Report

By Reuters

Russian authorities warned the FBI in 2011 about Tamerlan Tsarnaev, one of two Chechen brothers accused of carrying out last year's Boston Marathon bombings, but U.S. authorities missed chances to detain him, NBC News reported on Tuesday. (Mar 26)

MORE TOPICS: RUSSIA, NEW YORK, FBI

rmed men, believed to be a Russian servicemen, walk as they change shifts near a military base in Perevalnoye, near the Crimean city of Simferopol, on 20 March, 2014.
Obama Hits Closest Putin Allies with Sanctions over Crimea

By Reuters

U.S. President Barack Obama raised the stakes in an East-West confrontation over Crimea on Thursday by targeting some of Russian President Vladimir Putin's closest long-time political and business allies with personal sanctions. (Mar 21)

MORE TOPICS: BARACK OBAMA, GERMANY, EUROPEAN UNION, RUSSIA, POLAND, UKRAINE

A man takes part in a protest against the carbon tax in central Sydney
Abbott Government Fails First Attempt to Repeal Carbon Tax as Labour, Greens Outnumber Coalition Votes

By IBTimes AU

Prime Minister Tony Abbott and his Coalition government have failed in its first attempt to repeal Australia's carbon tax. The Australian Labour Party and the Greens used their numbers to their advantage in the Senate to block the carbon tax repeal with 33 votes against 29. (Mar 20)

MORE TOPICS: TONY ABBOTT, IMF, AUSTRALIA, CLIMATE CHANGE, INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND