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"Wir sind kein Protektorat" - Empörung über US-Pipeline-Sanktionen

12 Dec 2019

Berlin Die drohenden US-Sanktionen gegen die Ostseepipeline Nord Stream 2 haben quer durch die deutschen Parteien und in der Wirtschaft Empörung ausgelöst.

U.S. Senate committee backs Russia energy bills, delays vote on sanctions 'from hell'

12 Dec 2019

WASHINGTON/VIENNA Underscoring U.S. lawmakers' continuing unhappiness with Russia, a Senate committee on Wednesday advanced legislation seeking to hamper Russian energy pipelines and boosting NATO but delayed voting on a measure nicknamed the "sanctions bill from hell" that would punish Moscow for meddling in the 2016 U.S. election.

U.S. Senate committee approves Turkey sanctions bill

12 Dec 2019

WASHINGTON A U.S. Senate committee backed legislation on Wednesday to impose sanctions on Turkey after its offensive in Syria and purchase of a Russian S-400 missile system, the latest move in the chamber to push Republican President Donald Trump to take a harder line against Ankara.

U.S. House approves Space Force, family leave in $738 billion defense bill

12 Dec 2019

WASHINGTON The U.S. House of Representatives approved on Wednesday a $738 billion (£575.21 billion) defence policy bill providing the first paid family leave for all federal workers and the creation of a Space Force, a top military priority for President Donald Trump.

U.S. Senate committee passes Russia energy bills, delays vote on sanctions 'from hell'

11 Dec 2019

WASHINGTON, Dec 11 A U.S. Senate committee approved legislation on Wednesday targeting Russian energy and boosting NATO but delayed voting, likely until next year, on a measure often known as the "sanctions bill from hell" to punish Moscow for meddling in the 2016 U.S. election.

U.S. Senate committee approves Turkey sanctions bill

11 Dec 2019

WASHINGTON, Dec 11 A U.S. Senate committee backed legislation on Wednesday to impose sanctions on Turkey after its offensive in northern Syria and plans to buy a Russian S-400 missile system, the latest move in the chamber to push Republican President Donald Trump to take a harder line against Ankara.

U.S. House to vote on massive defense bill Wednesday, Democrats divided

11 Dec 2019

WASHINGTON The U.S. House of Representatives is due to vote on Wednesday - and likely pass - a $738 billion defense bill setting policy on everything from family leave to fighter jets, despite opposition among some Democrats who control the chamber.

U.S. House to vote on massive defense bill Wednesday, Democrats divided

11 Dec 2019

WASHINGTON, Dec 10 The U.S. House of Representatives is due to vote on Wednesday - and likely pass - a $738 billion defense bill setting policy on everything from family leave to fighter jets, despite opposition among some Democrats who control the chamber.

U.S. lawmakers reach deal on massive defence bill, eye Russia, Turkey, China

10 Dec 2019

WASHINGTON U.S. lawmakers announced an agreement on Monday on a $738-billion bill setting policy for the Department of Defense, including new measures for competing with Russia and China, family leave for federal workers and the creation of President Donald Trump's long-desired Space Force.

U.S. lawmakers near deal on massive must-pass annual defense policy bill

06 Dec 2019

WASHINGTON U.S. lawmakers are close to compromise on a $700 billion military policy bill, congressional aides said on Friday, easing fears that Congress could fail to pass the measure before year-end for the first time in nearly six decades.

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