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More than 200 mayors urge US Senate to pass gun safety laws

More than 200 mayors urge US Senate to pass gun safety laws

More than 200 mayors from across the United States sent a letter to the leaders of both parties in the Senate urging them to end the summer recess and pass gun safety laws in the wake of two mass shootings.

US Senate leader calls for raising minimum age to buy tobacco products to 21

US Senate leader calls for raising minimum age to buy tobacco products to 21

US Senate Majority leader Mitch McConnell said on Thursday he plans to introduce legislation to raise the minimum age for buying tobacco products, including vaping devices ...

US senate: MbS behind Khashoggi murder; end support for Yemen war

US senate: MbS behind Khashoggi murder; end support for Yemen war

The US Senate backed a resolution on Thursday to end US military support for the Saudi Arabian-led war in Yemen, defying President Donald Trump ...

Facebook CEO Zuckerberg starts testifying in US Senate hearing

Facebook CEO Zuckerberg starts testifying in US Senate hearing

Facebook Inc Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg started testifying before Congress on Tuesday as he looks to fend off the possibility of new regulations as a result of the privacy scandal engulfing his social network.

US Senate rejects immigration proposals, reform in peril

US Senate rejects immigration proposals, reform in peril

President Trump had threatened to veto the bipartisan deal, which would shield the young immigrants from deportation in exchange for $25bn in border security.

Trump wants Senate hopeful to step aside if claims true

Trump wants Senate hopeful to step aside if claims true

Roy Moore, a former judge and the Republican nominee for a vacant Senate seat in Alabama, has denied explosive allegations from four women that he pursued them when they were 18 or younger.

Leaked docs show US subcommittee witness received payment from UAE envoy

Leaked docs show US subcommittee witness received payment from UAE envoy

Leaked documents showed UAE Ambassador to Washington Yousef Al Otaiba paid hundreds of thousands of dollars to a witness at a hearing on US-Qatari relations in the US Senate on Wednesday, raising doubts about his credibility.

US Senate votes to override Obama's 9/11 bill veto

US Senate votes to override Obama's 9/11 bill veto

The US Senate voted overwhelmingly on Wednesday to override Barack Obama's veto of a bill allowing 9/11 victims to sue Saudi Arabia, the first such rebuke of his eight-year presidency.

Qatar concerned over US September 11 law

Qatar concerned over US September 11 law

The State of Qatar expressed its concern on Monday regarding the US Senate's passing of a bill that allows victims of September 11 to sue governments of foreign countries in US courts.