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Business 29 Jul 2005 | 12:00 AM

US senators vow continued pressure on China forex regime

Sens. Lindsey Graham and Charles Schumer said Thursday they aren't satisfied with the baby step'' China has taken in freeing the value of its currency to market forces.

World 26 Jul 2005 | 12:00 AM

Congress debate set to prolong Philippine crisis

MANILA (Reuters) - The political crisis in the Philippines looked set on Tuesday to grind on for months with an impeachment case against President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo entangled in Congress and as opposition emerged to her political reform plans.

World 23 Jul 2005 | 12:00 AM

Poll shows U.S. majority backs Supreme Court nominee

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The majority of Americans say John Roberts should be confirmed to serve on the Supreme Court but want him to make his views on abortion clear before the Senate votes on his nomination, The Washington Post reported in its Saturday edition.

World 23 Jul 2005 | 12:00 AM

Supreme Court nominee Roberts 'hates bullies'

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Supreme Court nominee John Roberts said on Friday he

World 21 Jul 2005 | 12:00 AM

Court-nominee Roberts makes rounds in U.S. Congress

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Supreme Court nominee John Roberts opened his campaign on Wednesday for prompt bipartisan confirmation to the nation's highest court and won a positive response from a number of lawmakers.

World 21 Jul 2005 | 12:00 AM

Court-nominee Roberts makes rounds in U.S. Congress

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Supreme Court nominee John Roberts opened his campaign on Wednesday for prompt bipartisan confirmation to the nation's highest court and won a positive response from a number of lawmakers.

World 20 Jul 2005 | 12:00 AM

Bush to announce Supreme Court choice Tuesday

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President George W. Bush will announce on Tuesday his first nominee to the U.S. Supreme Court, who could shift the balance of power on the closely divided court on abortion and other contentious issues.

Business 20 Jul 2005 | 12:00 AM

Oil maneuvers by China, India, challenge Washington

Iran, Sudan, Venezuela, Syria - nations shunned by America as nuclear threats, insurgent havens or human rights violators are increasingly being wooed by China and India in a race for oil and influence that is challenging Washington on the energy and security fronts.

World 20 Jul 2005 | 12:00 AM

Bush to announce Supreme Court choice Tuesday

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President George W. Bush will announce on Tuesday his first nominee to the U.S. Supreme Court, who could shift the balance of power on the closely divided court on abortion and other contentious issues.

World 18 Jul 2005 | 12:00 AM

Arroyo may regret impeachment call

MANILA (Reuters) - A Philippine president enters an impeachment process confident the administration's support in Congress will doom the case to failure.