ATHENS (Reuters) – Greece’s parliament approved a deeply unpopular austerity bill Monday to secure a second EU/IMF bailout and avoid national bankruptcy, as buildings burned across central Athens and violence spread around the country. Cinemas, … Read more
Internet service providers should do more to prevent the web from playing a role in promoting violent extremism, British lawmakers said in a report published Monday.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Deeply divided U.S. lawmakers on Friday eked out an agreement to extend payroll tax cuts for just two months, and only after Democrats bowed to Republican demands on a controversial oil pipeline. … Read more
Supporters of a bill that would force some Internet retailers to begin collecting sales taxes immediately pressed California lawmakers on Tuesday to pass the measure before the end of the session this week.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Congressional negotiators agreed on Wednesday to a bipartisan deal to extend a payroll tax cut, which would give a victory to Democrats and allow Republicans to get out from under an issue … Read more
ATHENS (Reuters) – Greek lawmakers will vote this weekend on a controversial austerity bill that Athens needs to avoid a messy default but which is fuelling a domestic political and social crisis that has brought … Read more
Imploring Congress to follow his lead, President Barack Obama on Tuesday lobbied lawmakers to adopt his nearly $450 billion jobs plan, promising it would help workers in the construction industry and rebuild schools in crumbling … Read more
Attacking a deepening crisis on jobs, President Barack Obama challenged a reluctant Congress Thursday night to urgently pass a larger-than-expected $450 billion plan to “jolt an economy that has stalled.” He urged lawmakers to slash … Read more