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  • WASHINGTON, May 21- The U.S. House of Representatives will vote for a second time on a massive farm bill after the measure was defeated last week, the No. 3 Republican in the chamber said, according to Roll Call newspaper. The vote on the $867 billion bill will be held on June 22, Republican Representative Steve Scalise said, Roll Call reported. Prior to the farm bill vote,...

  • Vikram Kumar of AVG America Investments (l.) poses with his wife Pooja Chitgopekar and U.S. President Donald Trump.

    Indians are discovering a quick — though super-expensive — route around the long wait for an American permanent residency.

  • ROME, May 21- Italy's anti-establishment 5- Star Movement and the far-right League will seek the backing of the president on Monday for their candidate to lead a coalition government whose plans to jack up spending have roiled financial markets. Italy's borrowing costs surged further on Monday, with two-year bond yields at their highest level since December...

  • ROME, May 21 (Reuters)- Italy's anti-establishment 5- Star Movement and the far-right League will seek the backing of the president on Monday for their candidate to lead a coalition government whose plans to jack up spending have roiled financial markets. Italy's borrowing costs surged further on Monday, with two-year bond yields at their highest level since...

  • ROME, May 21- Italy's anti-establishment 5- Star Movement and the far-right League will seek the backing of the president on Monday for their candidate to lead a coalition government whose plans to jack up spending have roiled financial markets. While the premier's name has not been confirmed, Italian media say the leading candidate is a little-known...

  • CNBC's Willem Marx reports from Rome on potential policy moves from an incoming Italian government.

  • Demonstrators outside the Manhattan office building demanded the disbarment of attorney Aaron Schlossberg, who on Wednesday yelled at a customer and workers of a Fresh Kitchen restaurant for not speaking English. In the video, which went viral, Schlossberg said he would be calling Immigration and Customs Enforcement to have the workers "kicked out of my...

  • Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (L) (R-WI) and Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R) (R-CA)

    The GOP's conservative wing sank the farm bill over immigration as moderates also subvert Republican leaders over immigration concerns.

  • Freedom Caucus lawmakers warned Republican leaders on Thursday that they should delay the farm bill vote until they were given the chance to debate and vote on a conservative immigration bill. House Speaker Paul Ryan and Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy were seen on the floor of the chamber negotiating with Freedom Caucus lawmakers as the farm bill vote was...

  • The work initiative polls well with voters, especially those in the GOP political base. Negotiations with GOP leaders Friday morning failed to bear fruit, however, and the measure was defeated. House Speaker Paul Ryan took steps to call for a revote in the future but it's not clear when the measure might be revived.

  • The vote was a blow to GOP leaders, exposing the power struggle underway as leaders jockey to replace Speaker Paul Ryan, who is not seeking re-election. It disrupts GOP efforts to portray party unity ahead of the midterm election and to rack up legislative wins to motivate voters to the polls to keep their majority. The outcome also shelves for now the big,...

  • House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA)

    McCarthy reportedly does not want to pursue a DACA and immigration deal, setting him apart from House Speaker Paul Ryan.

  • SOCHI, Russia— The Latest on German Chancellor Angela Merkel's trip to Russia:. Russian President Vladimir Putin is urging Europe to help rebuild Syria to encourage the return of refugees to their homes. Russian President Vladimir Putin says that gas supplies to Europe via Ukraine may continue even after the launch of a new prospective Germany- bound pipeline...

  • MANCHESTER, N.H.— Bhutan native Tika Acharya came to the U.S. nine years ago with his parents and his wife after spending 17 years in a Nepal refugee camp. Acharya, who launched an independent insurance agency last year in Manchester, was the first participant to be helped by the Regional Economic Development Center, a New Hampshire nonprofit that helps...

  • WASHINGTON, May 17- The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday defeated a sugar amendment to the sweeping farm bill, bolstering the likelihood the House could approve it this week if a Republican standoff over immigration is resolved. House Agriculture Committee Chairman Mike Conaway and Representative Collin Peterson, the top Democrat on the panel, both...

  • WASHINGTON— The Latest on the farm bill:. GOP leaders are promoting this year's renewal of the farm and food bill as tightening work and job training requirements for food stamps. Mark Meadows of North Carolina is chairman of the hard-right House Freedom Caucus and says enough of his members are withholding support for the farm bill to block passage in a vote...

  • WASHINGTON, May 17- Conservatives in the U.S. House of Representatives have told their Republican leaders a farm bill vote scheduled for Friday should not happen until they are given a chance to consider a bill that would clamp down on immigration. Asked by reporters why the Freedom Caucus was linking the farm and immigration initiatives, the group's head,...

  • WASHINGTON, May 17- Conservatives in the U.S. House of Representatives have told their Republican leaders a farm bill vote scheduled for Friday should not happen until they are given a chance to consider an immigration bill. "We don't think there should be a farm bill vote until we deal with immigration," Representative Jim Jordan, a member of the conservative...

  • CONSERVATIVE U.S. HOUSE REPUBLICANS INSIST ON DELAYING FRIDAY FARM BILL VOTE UNTIL CONSERVATIVE IMMIGRATION BILL DEBATED- REPRESENTATIVE JIM JORDAN.

  • Gene Simmons

    The outspoken founding member of the legendary rock band wades into two hot-button political issues.