Mitch McConnell

  • Top Asian News at 7:00 a.m. GMT

    KHARKIV, Ukraine (AP) — Two more military aircraft carrying remains of victims from the Malaysian plane disaster arrived in the Netherlands on Thursday, while Australian and Dutch diplomats joined to promote a plan for a U.N. team to secure the crash site which has been controlled by pro-Russian…

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  • Key senator urges Myanmar to reform constitution

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The top-ranking Republican senator issued a strong call for Myanmar to amend its constitution to allow opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi to run for president and for the military to submit to civilian rule.

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  • Senior U.S. lawmaker: Myanmar must reform before more sanctions easing

    By Patricia Zengerle WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Jade and rubies from Myanmar will remain banned from the United States unless the Asian nation moves to end a provision in its constitution that bars opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi from running for president, a senior U.S. senator said on Thursday.…

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  • Top Asian News at 4:00 a.m. GMT

    HYDERABAD, India (AP) — Eighteen children were killed Thursday when a train crashed into their school bus at an unmanned railroad crossing in southern India, police said. The bus driver also died while another 20 children ages 7 to 14 were injured and hospitalized, 15 of them in critical condition,…

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  • Mitch McConnell Jobs Claim Under Scrutiny In Alison Lundergan Grimes Ad

    The following post first appeared on FactCheck.org.A laid off coal miner in an Alison Lundergan Grimes TV ad poses a question to Sen. Mitch McConnell: “Why’d you say it’s not your job to bring jobs to Kentucky?” McConnell doesn’t dispute saying it and no recording exists; but he claims that he…

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