There were loud cheers, hugs and sustained clapping in the lower House of Representatives when all but four MPs voted in support of marriage equality, after the upper house Senate passed the bill 43-12 last week.
Hundreds of protesters have occupied a US Senate office building to press Congress to pass legislation that would allow undocumented immigrants brought to the US as children to stay in the country, a protection taken away by President Donald Trump.
US senators made a last-ditch effort on Monday to secure support for the latest Republican attempt to repeal former president Barack Obama’s signature health care law, releasing revised legislation to appeal to undecided senators.
US President Donald Trump slammed Arizona Sen. John McCain at a rally on Friday night after the senator said he would not be voting in favor of the Republicans' new bill to repeal and replace Obamacare.
Two more US Republican senators announced their opposition Monday to their party's efforts to revamp Obamacare, derailing the controversial legislation in its current form and potentially dealing a monumental setback to President Donald Trump.
Iranian Parliament’s National Security and Foreign Policy Committee has finalized a bill to counter the “adventurous and terrorist acts” by the United States in the region, said the committee’s chairman.
A senior Iranian official condemned the recent “illegal” measure by the US Senate to approve new sanctions against Iran, saying the Parliament of the Islamic Republic would take the “necessary measures” in this regard.