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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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Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi (R) shakes hands with Ginni Rometty
US Lawmaker Gifts Personalised Copy of Hindu Scripture to Indian PM Narendra Modi

By IBTimes AU

U.S. lawmaker Tulsi Gabbard gifted a copy of Bhagavad Gita to Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi (Sep 30)

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Australian flags fly at half-mast atop the Sydney Harbour Bridge as a sign of respect for those killed in the Malaysia Airlines MH17 crash
'Gay Marriage Will Be Legal in Australia': Former Prime Minister Julia Gillard

By IBTimes AU

Former Prime Minister Julia Gillard said that same-sex marriage will eventually be a reality in Australia. (Sep 23)

MORE TOPICS: AUSTRALIA, JULIA GILLARD, TONY ABBOTT

WBC Welterweight Champion Floyd Mayweather Jr. of the U.S. Poses on the Scale During an Official Weigh-in at the MGM Grand Garden Arenain Las Vegas
Top 10 Richest Boxers

By IBTimes AU (No Google news)

Floyld Mayweather Jr tops the list of the top 10 richest boxers. (Aug 29)

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Australian Dollar Outlook - 19 August 2014

By IBTimes AU

Bell FX Currency Outlook: AUD flat reacting to limited news flow and the uneventful RBA Minutes release, which had been taken into consideration by the markets. Northern Hemisphere is taking in the last of the summer holidays. (Aug 19)

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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. (Jul 31)

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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)

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Moon
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