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President Barack Obama urged Thursday evening a joint session of the US Congress to end what he calls the political circus in Washington, and move rapidly to approve job creation legislation he is sending to Capitol Hill. There was no official rebuttal from the opposition Republicans.
US President Barack Obama will unveil a 300 billion dollars package to create new jobs in an address to Congress on Thursday, US media reports citing Democratic sources.
The Americans have been voted the world's coolest nationality in an international poll, the Brazilians the coolest in Latin America and the Spanish in Europe, according to social networking site Badoo.com.
More than eight in 10 US residents think the economy is in another recession, according to a new CNN/ORC poll. One-third of those surveyed think it’s serious.
An opinion editorial of the US newspaper The New York Times titled “Argentina’s turnaround tango” stated that President Barack Obama and the US Congress should look to Argentina “for inspiration” in economic policies issues. Nevertheless, the article also warned about the corruption and “government opacity“of the Latin American country.
US President Barack Obama sharply cut estimates for US economic growth, underscoring the difficult challenge he faces in spurring a stronger recovery and creating more jobs.
President Barack Obama on Wednesday agreed to unveil new jobs proposals in an address to Congress on September 8, bowing to pressure from Republicans, who objected to the original date set for his high-profile speech.
US President Barack Obama says he will announce plans to promote jobs and economic growth in a speech to Congress next week, although there is a now a dispute involving the Republican Speaker of the House of Representatives over the timing of the event.
Authorities in New York City ordered mandatory evacuation of all low-lying areas before Hurricane Irene hits, Mayor Michael Bloomberg said on Friday. Bloomberg told a press conference that the evacuation - estimated at more than 250,000 people - could begin when shelters open at 4 pm.
US President Obama administration said Thursday it would postpone the deportation of illegal immigrants without criminal records and allow them to apply for work permits as it reviews over 300.000 cases.