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  • US bars some Venezuela officials from US travel

    US bars some Venezuela officials from US travel

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 10:50 AM EDT2014-07-30 14:50:39 GMT
    Citing political instability, the State Department is imposing new restrictions on travel to the United States by Venezuelan government officials believed to be involved in human rights abuses.
    Amid escalating tensions with socialist Venezuela, the U.S. State Department on Wednesday announced new travel restrictions against Venezuelan officials believed to have committed human rights abuses during a spring...
  • Senate heads toward vote on border bill

    Senate heads toward vote on border bill

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 10:50 AM EDT2014-07-30 14:50:32 GMT
    A bill to deal with the immigration surge at the border appears headed for procedural defeat in the Senate.
    A bill to deal with the immigration surge at the border was headed for a procedural vote in the Senate Wednesday despite bickering between Democrats and Republicans over which party is to blame for Congress's failure...
  • WellPoint 2Q tops Wall Street expectations

    WellPoint 2Q tops Wall Street expectations

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 10:36 AM EDT2014-07-30 14:36:37 GMT
    WellPoint's second-quarter profit fell 8.6 percent as expenses climbed.
    WellPoint's second-quarter profit fell 8.6 percent as expenses tied to changes in the nation's health care laws climbed.
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  • Leaders of Spain, Catalonia hold secession talks

    Leaders of Spain, Catalonia hold secession talks

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 11:02 AM EDT2014-07-30 15:02:37 GMT
    Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy and the leader of the economically powerful Catalonia region are holding a crucial face-to-face meeting Wednesday in what could be a last chance for the two men to resolve a...
    The leader of the economically powerful Catalonia region held firm in a meeting with Spain's prime minister on Wednesday, saying he intends to push ahead with a secession referendum in November despite the central...
  • Poll: Turks divided on Erdogan before election

    Poll: Turks divided on Erdogan before election

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 10:16 AM EDT2014-07-30 14:16:40 GMT
    An opinion poll shows Turks are divided on how they feel about Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan ahead of his bid to become president in an upcoming election, and about their country's direction.
    Turks are divided on how they feel about Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan ahead of his bid to become president in an upcoming election, and about their country's direction, according to an opinion poll published...
  • Partisan gridlock robs senators of feel-good laws

    Partisan gridlock robs senators of feel-good laws

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 3:38 AM EDT2014-07-30 07:38:50 GMT
    Senate gridlock is making it hard for senators to claim legislative achievements as they run for re-election.
    The "Bipartisan Sportsmen's Act of 2014" seemed ideal for Sen. Kay Hagan's re-election bid in politically divided North Carolina, where many people like to hunt and fish. Her bill would open more federal lands to...
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