WASHINGTON, Nov 12- The growing pressure on President Barack Obama to adjust his problem-plagued healthcare law seemed to boil over on Tuesday, as leaders of Obama's Democratic Party called on him to allow a change in the law so that Americans who are happy with their health plans could keep them.
*Senate talks resume after waiting for House plan. Chaotic negotiations to end the U.S. fiscal impasse failed to produce a deal, and left Congress and President Barack Obama desperately searching for a way to reopen the government and raise the country's debt limit ahead of a Thursday deadline.
*Senator Durbin says U.S. Senate talks suspended. But what you can be sure is that China will pay very close attention to this rating, "said Douglas Borthwick, managing director at Chapdelaine Foreign Exchange in New York." I would expect comments from China and Japan regarding their frustration over the lack of conclusion of the U.S. debt talks.
WASHINGTON, Oct 15- Stop-start negotiations to end the U.S. fiscal impasse left congressional leaders and President Barack Obama desperately searching on Tuesday for a way to reopen the government and raise the country's debt limit ahead of a Thursday deadline.
*Citigroup profit hit by bond trading slowdown, shares fall. *Intel and Yahoo both rise after market close on results. NEW YORK, Oct 15- U.S. stocks fell in a volatile session on Tuesday as the impasse over the debt ceiling in Washington continued with no sign of progress toward a resolution.
*Intel and Yahoo both rise after market close on results. NEW YORK, Oct 15- U.S. stocks fell in a volatile session on Tuesday as the impasse over the debt ceiling in Washington continued with no sign of progress towards a resolution.
*Senate suspends talks till House Republicans have plan. NEW YORK, Oct 15- Oil prices extended losses ahead of the settlement as a U.S. senator announced the Senate would suspend fiscal negotiations until House Republicans had a plan for how to proceed on the U.S. debt limit.
The Senate halted discussions on its own plan and is waiting for the Republican-controlled House of Representatives to come up with an alternative proposal before Thursday, when the U.S.
*Europe data shows signs of strength. NEW YORK, Oct 15- U.S. short-term bill rates rose and stocks slid on Wall street as U.S. Senate fiscal negotiations were suspended, making prospects for an agreement to end the U.S. government's budget and debt impasse less promising.
WASHINGTON, Oct 15- Negotiations in Congress to end the fiscal impasse sputtered on Tuesday, leaving both chambers grasping for a way to reopen the government and raise the country's borrowing authority with a Thursday deadline drawing near.
*Visa, MasterCard shares fall after ruling. WASHINGTON, July 31- A U.S. judge has sided with retailers seeking a lower cap on the fees charged by banks for debit card transactions, in a key ruling that sent down shares of card companies Visa Inc and MasterCard Inc..
WASHINGTON, July 31- A U.S. judge ruled on Wednesday that the Federal Reserve ignored the intent of Congress regarding a controversial cap on debit card "swipe fees" that are part of a dispute between banks and retailers.
WASHINGTON, July 30- Lockheed Martin Corp and the Pentagon on Tuesday said they reached an agreement for 71 more F-35 fighter jets, with lower pricing to allow the U.S. government to buy all the planes it had planned despite budget cuts.
*In light of Supreme Court decision, Leahy will not push same-sex amendment. WASHINGTON, June 26- Senators who wanted a gay rights provision added to the sweeping U.S. immigration reform bill backed off on Wednesday after the Supreme Court struck down a key part of the federal law that defined marriage as between a man and a woman.
Authorities declined to comment on a suspect or any other aspect of the investigation, but a senator says the person under suspicion writes a lot of letters to Senate members.
The Senate's senior Democrat and Republican reached a tentative agreement to impose modest limits on the filibuster, the delaying tactic that minority parties have long used to kill legislation and was immortalized in the film "Mr. Smith Goes to Washington."