The US Senate has voted in favour of appointing the CIA's first female director.
The confirmation of Gina Haspel, a veteran of the spy agency, follows a partisan fight among lawmakers over her role.. Source: euronews (in English) -
According to a report by Reuters, the US Senate confirmed Gina Haspel to be the new director of the CIA on Thursday, making her the first woman to lead the agency in its 71 year history. Haspel, a.. Source: Wochit -
On Wednesday the US Senate voted in favor of reversing the Federal Communications Commission’s recent order to end net neutrality protection. It was a narrow 52-to-47 victory. The bill is now headed.. Source: Wochit -
The United States Senate should not approve two proposed arms sales totaling nearly US$1 billion to Bahrain given its government’s dismal record on human rights and relentless persecution of.. Eurasia Review
Last month, 186 of the 193-Member States of the UN claimed that they want all foreign forces out of Syria. Iran with its 18 Shia militia recruited from the region, Russia, America, France, the UK—the.. Eurasia Review
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. Senate panel has put a measure to tighten oversight of foreign investment in the United States into a must-pass defense policy bill, a Senate committee said on Thursday. Reuters
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate Armed Services Committee passed its version of a $716 billion annual defense policy bill on Thursday, joining counterparts in the House of Representatives in.. Reuters
In a small effort to increase visibility and transparency in the upcoming US midterm elections, Twitter will add labels to political candidates. Only those running for state Governor, the US Senate or.. engadget Also reported by •TUAW
Twitter has announced that it’ll apply a new label to US election candidates’ profiles. The badge will also show up below a candidate’s name on tweets in users’ timelines. For now, the labels.. The Verge
Over the past quarter of a century, Sen. Dianne Feinstein has cast thousands of votes in Congress on behalf of California.
Here’s a brief look at some of her biggest or most controversial moves in.. L.A. Times
By Diane Bartz WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate Banking Committee voted on Tuesday to approve a bill that would tighten oversight of foreign investment to slow China's acquisition of sensitive.. Firstpost