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House sends $4.5 billion school-lunch bill to Obama

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The House of Representatives passed on Thursday and sent to President Barack Obama a bill that boosts funding for the school lunch program by $4.5 billion through…

Reid "confident" Senate to consider START soon

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Majority Leader Harry Reid expressed confidence on Thursday the U.S. Senate would debate the New START nuclear treaty with Russia this year, as he gave no sign…

Republicans cool to "do not track" Web plan

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Republicans, who will control the House of Representatives in January, greeted the idea of Internet “do not track” legislation coolly on Thursday, expressing concern that hindering advertiser…

Senator McCain says too soon to end military ban on gays

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A top Republican warned on Thursday it might be too soon to end the U.S. military’s ban on gays, as the party geared up to block President…

Not extending jobless aid may cost 600,000 jobs: White House

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The White House on Thursday urged Congress to extend jobless aid for unemployed Americans and warned that failure to act could inflict a heavy toll on the…

Obama knocks FIFA over 2022 World Cup decision

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Barack Obama said on Thursday FIFA had erred in awarding the 2022 World Cup soccer finals to Qatar and not the United States. Read more…

Deficit panel plan gains support

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A far-reaching plan to cut U.S. deficits and slow the growth of long-term debt gained crucial support from two key Republican senators on Thursday but remained short…

U.S., South Korea trade talks stretch into 3rd day

COLUMBIA, Maryland (Reuters) – Talks between the United States and South Korea on politically difficult beef and auto trade issues that are key to U.S. approval of a bilateral free-trade…

Nigeria agency says to charge Dick Cheney over Halliburton

LAGOS (Reuters) – Nigeria’s anti-corruption police said on Thursday they planned to file charges against former Vice President Dick Cheney in a $180 million bribery case involving a former unit…

Warren downplays role of rules in consumer agency

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The goal of the new U.S. consumer protection agency should be to make financial products easier to understand rather than to restrict specific business practices through regulations,…