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  1. SHE HAS SURVIVED! – Gloria Gaynor To Perform At The Library Of Congress Tribute To Disco – Video

    Back2stonewall.com - Lifestyle 03.23 / 21:48 back2stonewall.com
      Via the Washington Post: Last year, Gloria Gaynor’s disco anthem “I Will Survive” became one of 25 new additions to the National Recording Registry, a collection of sound recordings considered “culturally, historically, or aestheti…
  2. Congress Leaks Draft Bill To Move Copyright Office Out Of The Library Of Congress

    Techdirt.com - Technology 03.23 / 21:47 techdirt.com
    Well, we all knew this was coming, but Rep. Bob Goodlatte has been passing around a draft of a bill to move the Copyright Office out of the Library of Congress. Specifically, it would make the head of the Copyright Office, the Copyright Register, a Presidentially appointed position, with 10-year terms, and who could only be removed by the President. This is a bad and dangerous idea. It's one that's designed to give Hollywood and the recording industry even more power and control over…
  3. Michael Phelps’ testimony to Congress: doping in swimming has frustrated me for years

    Yardbarker.com - Swimming 03.23 / 21:37 yardbarker.com
    Michael Phelps finally has said what he always wanted to say about swimming cheats.The Olympic swimming legend revealed his long-standing frustration over doping in swimming Tuesday during his testimony to the U.S. Congress. Phelps told the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigation, which is investigating the international anti-doping system, he has suspected opponents were breaking rules. “Throughout my career, I have suspected that some athletes were…
  4. Congress takes aim at Iran's ballistic missiles

    Al-monitor.com - Middle Easte 03.23 / 21:35 al-monitor.com
    The House and Senate have wrapped up sanctions legislation just in time for AIPAC…
  5. US Congress moves to strike internet privacy rules from Obama era

    Theage.com.au - Football 03.23 / 21:34 www.theage.com.au
    Republican lawmakers moved to dismantle landmark internet privacy protections for individuals on…
  6. New Congress, all-GOP, same political divisions

    Wbt.com - Politics 03.23 / 21:33 wbt.com
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- With control of the White House and Senate and a commanding majority in the House, Republicans were supposed to brush off any challenge from the hardline Freedom Caucus and work their will with impunity. But something happened on the way to governing. Now, House Republican leaders are struggling with the same divisions that plagued them under President Barack Obama. The post New Congress, all-GOP, same political divisions appeared first on News 1110 99.3…
  7. US Congress moves to strike internet privacy rules from Obama era

    Smh.com.au - Health 03.23 / 21:30 www.smh.com.au
    Republican lawmakers moved to dismantle landmark internet privacy protections for individuals on…
  8. Congress postpones vote on Obamacare replacement

    Cpbj.com - Health 03.23 / 21:00 cpbj.com
    Leaders in the U. S. House have postponed an expected vote on a bill that would repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare, according to multiple news…
  9. Mattis presses Congress for $30B defense hike

    Upi.com -Business 03.23 / 20:56 www.upi.com
    U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis implored lawmakers to approve the Trump Administration's proposed $30 billion defense budget boost on…
  10. Congress Needs to Stop Trump’s Escalation of the War on Syria

    Thenation.com - Middle Easte 03.23 / 20:11 thenation.com
    James CardenThe president’s plans will only fan the c…
  11. Does The New Health Care Law Help Wall Street? Stock Market May Drop If Bill Is Stalled In Congress

    IBTimes - Science 03.23 / 19:44 ibtimes.com
    As Republicans and Democrats in the House battled over the repeal of former President Barack Obama’s Affordable Care Act Thursday, the 24 million people at risk of becoming uninsured in the next decade weren’t the only ones with reasons to fret over the future of health care refo…
  12. Congress Just Voted To Kill Consumer Broadband Privacy Protections

    Techdirt.com - Technology 03.23 / 19:28 techdirt.com
    Despite a last-ditch effort by the EFF and other consumer and privacy groups, Congress today voted to dismantle privacy protections for broadband subscribers in a 50-48 vote. The rules, passed last October by the FCC, simply required that ISPs clearly disclose what subscriber data is being collected and sold by ISPs. It also required that ISPs provide working opt out tools, and required that consumers had to opt in (the dirtiest phrase imaginable to the ad industry) to the collection of…
  13. Democracy in Crisis: Congress going "berserk" over Russia

    Citypaper.com - Maryland (MD) 03.23 / 19:26 citypaper.com
    Like the rest of the country, Congress has gone crazy. "The idea that Russia could come in and interfere with our election, all of us should be going berserk," Maryland Democrat Elijah Cummings said Thursday, summarizing the mood on at least half of the Hill.  On Monday, the House …
  14. EuRA International Relocation Congress 2017 Warsaw

    Relocatemagazine.com - Industries 03.23 / 19:01 relocatemagazine.com
    When: 25th to 28th April 2017Where: Warsaw Conference sessions include: Stealth Expats Africa and Asia Brexit: the Impact on Europe Handling Data: New EU Directives Explained The Sharing Economy: Whose Beds Are Your Assignees Staying In? Proving Your Expertise: Pathways to EuRA Qualifications KISS Your Client: Continuous Improvement in DSP Delivery The Next Generation of Mobility Professionals Managing Expatriate Risk And many more Conference speakers and…
  15. New Congress, all-GOP, same political divisions

    Federalnewsradio.com - Business 03.23 / 18:59 federalnewsradio.com
    It wasn't supposed to be like this for Republicans who control the House and the Senate and have a tea party favorite in the White House The post New Congress, all-GOP, same political divisions appeared first on…
  16. Congress Just Voted 50-48 to Erode Your Broadband Privacy -

    Dslreports.com - Technology 03.23 / 18:52 dslreports.com
    Despite a last-minute effort by consumer advocates, the Senate today formally voted 50-48 to dismantle the FCC's privacy protections for broadband subscribers. Congress had been fast-tracking the push to kill the rules, knowing the vote would likely be obscured by the debate over the Affordable Care Act. The vote leaned on the Congressional Review Act, which allows Congress to dismantle recently-passed regulations with a simple majority. Such a vote also bans similar rules from being…
  17. Ag pick seeks to reassure Congress as Trump eyes farm cuts

    Accessnorthga.com - Georgia (GA) 03.23 / 18:01 accessnorthga.com
    Agriculture Secretary nominee Sonny Perdue on Thursday sought to reassure farm-state senators in both parties who are fearful about the impact of President Donald Trump's proposed deep cuts to farm programs, promising to promote agricultural trade and create jobs in the struggling…
  18. The Library Of Congress Is Throwing A Disco Party

    Thump.vice.com - Music 03.23 / 17:54 thump.vice.com
    Capping A Month-long Series Of Movies, Lectures, And Events Celebrating Disco…
  19. Ag pick seeks to reassure Congress as Trump eyes farm cuts

    Billingsgazette.com - U.S. 03.23 / 17:31 billingsgazette.com
    WASHINGTON (AP) — Agriculture Secretary nominee Sonny Perdue on Thursday sought to reassure farm-state senators in both parties who are fearful about the impact of President Donald Trump's proposed deep cuts to farm programs, promising to promote agricultural trade a…
  20. Replacing Obamacare: Local message to congress ahead of healthcare vote

    Cbs8.com - Politics 03.23 / 17:26 cbs8.com
    A showdown is expected Thursday as the GOP plan to replace the Affordable Health Care Act goes up for a…