GOP boycotts health care advisory board House and Senate Republican leaders told President Barack Obama Thursday that they will refuse to nominate candidates to serve on an advisory board that is to play a role in holding down Medicare costs under the new health care act. More
Unemployment falls to 7.5%; job creation solid in April The job market plugged along steadily, and unemployment fell in April, according to new data out Friday, suggesting that the U.S. economy is still expanding. The nation added 165,000 jobs in April as the unemployment rate fell to 7.5 percent, from 7.6 percent in March, the Labor Department said on Friday. More
U.S. Jobless Claims Fall to 5-Year Low The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits fell to the lowest level in more than five years, a positive signal for the labor market ahead of Friday's April jobs report. More
Gonzi, Muscat Xarabank debate minute by minute - Malta Independent Daily Unemployment is low. We invested in education. ... Power station extension is undergoing tests ... becaus he has been avoiding a vote in ... 07/2/2014 - 3:18 pm | View Link
UPDATE 1-Emboldened EU Parliament backs Schulz for second term - Reuters UK Farage turns back on EU anthem - BBC 07/1/2014 - 7:55 am | View Link
TradeTheNews.com EU Market Update: Mixed European PMI and ... - Global-View.com Unemployment Change: +9K v -10Ke; Unemployment ... lower house (Duma) calls for extension to cease ... UK's Unite union indicates that a vote of ... 07/1/2014 - 6:43 am | View Link
Congressman Dan Kildee continues to push for unemployment benefits ... - Flint Journal Dan Kildee continues to push for an extension on unemployment benefits with the help of other ... immediately schedule a vote to extend the ... 07/1/2014 - 5:56 am | View Link
Obama Draws Contrast With Republicans in Pitch to Voters - Bloomberg ... a rise in the federal minimum wage and an extension of unemployment insurance, “just don’t ... won there with 53 percent of the vote in ... 07/1/2014 - 4:17 am | View Link
The Last Hope for Extending Long-Term Unemployment Insurance May Have Just Gone Poof But the Republican-controlled House ignored the measure, with House Speaker John Boehner refusing to bring the bill up for a vote. Boehner's spokesman has even cited the slight drop in the unemployment rate as proof that the insurance extension had been ... 07/21/2014 - 1:16 am | View Link
Unemployment Extension 2014: Senate Bill, Hope For Jobless, Dies As House Leaves Without Vote Hope for an unemployment extension in 2014 appeared dead Friday, as the US House of Representatives left town for another recess without the unemployment benefits bill that passed the Senate on April 7 — and which would have extended benefits through the ... 05/30/2014 - 3:07 pm | View Link
Unemployment Extension 2014: Ohio Senator Rob Portman Never Pressed Boehner On Vote The 2014 unemployment extension measure passed by the Senate on April 7 would likely never have made it past a Republican filibuster attempt without the support of Ohio’s junior Senator, 58-year-old Rob Portman. It was Portman who helped craft the ... 05/28/2014 - 12:42 pm | View Link
Senate passes 61-35 last unemployment benefits extension vote, Monday final vote CBS News also reports that the "Democrats are filing a discharge petition" to force Republicans to put an unemployment extension bill to a vote. The petition requires a majority of the House to sign to ensure a vote, so far however, over 100 Democrats have ... 04/3/2014 - 11:52 am | View Link
Senate passes unemployment benefits extension with 61-38 procedural test vote The Senate passed a second procedural vote 61 for and 38 against on Wednesday, April 2, 2014 ending the filibuster and debate and advancing the long-term jobless unemployment benefits extension bill to a full and final vote. Six Republicans joined all 55 ... 04/1/2014 - 1:00 pm | View Link
Federal Unemployment Extension, Filing, News & Tiers Update File the Federal Unemployment Extension for 2014. Information on the new & latest news for the unemployed. Full tiers structure & facts to consider. 07/25/2014 - 10:33 pm | View Website
Unemployment Extension News (Update July 18, 2014) The latest unemployment extension news, information on federal unemployment extensions and action to renew EUC for the long-term unemployed for 2014. 07/25/2014 - 5:04 pm | View Website
Senate To Vote On Unemployment Extension It was unclear whether the delay would affect the fate of the bill. Democratic supporters of the three-month extension of jobless benefits need 60 votes to ... 07/1/2014 - 8:43 am | View Website
Unemployment Extension 2014: Senate Bill, Hope For Jobless ... An unemployment extension in 2014 is officially dead, as House members went on recess Friday without voting on the Senate extension bill which expires Saturday. 05/30/2014 - 10:06 pm | View Website
Unemployment Extension 2014: Ohio Senator Rob Portman ... The 2014 unemployment extension passed by the Senate in April had the support of Ohio Republican Rob Portman, until it came time to press John Boehner to vote on it. 05/28/2014 - 7:38 pm | View Website
Proposed new Veterans Affairs medical facilities, part of an agreement reached Sunday between House and Senate leaders negotiating a bill to reform the Veterans Affairs Department and improve veterans' access to health care. CBOC stands for community based outpatient clinic, or a walk-in clinic.
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When Texas Gov. Rick Perry called on President Obama last month to deploy federal troops to help quell the surge of immigrants crossing the border illegally, he urged the president to give the troops arrest powers to support Border Patrol operations. Last week, Perry announced that he was activating 1,000 National Guard troops in response to the border crisis in the Rio Grande Valley.
A peace plan, a lifting of foreign ownership limits and the drafting of new Islamic banking rules in the Philippines could help breathe new life into one of the worlds oldest Islamic finance institutions. Since 1974, Makati-based Al Amanah Islamic Investment Bank has been the only lender in the country offering financial products that obey religious principles such as a ban on interest and gambling.
While New Yorkers like to think of Williamsburg, Brooklyn, as the epicenter of the American hipster, it's hardly the only place in the country where vegan, handlebar-mustachioed trustafarians ride their single-speeds to nanobreweries inside organic farm-to-table restaurants inside abandoned artist lofts tricked out with rooftop gardens where they grow only kale.
Hamas spokesperson Sami Abu Zuhri addressed the fighting continuation in Gaza during the ending of the Ramadan fast and said that "the occupier still refuses to any humanitarian lull related to Eid al-Fitr which shows its disrespect for the Muslims and their religious rituals".