All posts tagged "congress"

  • Undated picture released from North Korea of leader Kim Jong-un (Yonhap/KCNA)
    N. Korea to hold biggest party congress in 36 years

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea’s ruling party said Friday it will hold its biggest convention in decades next May. The Workers’ Party said in a dispatch carried by state media that it has decided to...

    • Posted October 30, 2015
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  • President Barack Obama leans over to talk to Pope Francis during a state arrival ceremony on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2015. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
    Pope Francis urges US Congress to embrace immigrants

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Standing before a rapt Congress, Pope Francis issued a ringing call to action on behalf of immigrants Thursday, urging lawmakers to embrace “the stranger in our midst” as he became the first pontiff in...

    • Posted September 24, 2015
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  • Abe Shinzo (Yonhap)
    Abe invited to address US Congress

    By Chang Jae-soon WASHINGTON, March 26 (Yonhap) — U.S. House Speaker John Boehner on Thursday announced his invitation for Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to speak at a joint meeting of Congress next month, saying he is...

    • Posted March 26, 2015
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  • roy cho
    Roy Cho stays on course for House seat

    Roy Cho is one step closer to becoming the second Korean American member of U.S. Congress, winning the Democratic primary for New Jersey’s 5th District. Cho, a Korea-born lawyer, handily defeated Diane Sare in the race Tuesday night,...

    • Posted June 4, 2014
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