GENEVA - A United Nations human rights watchdog called on the United States on Thursday to release a report on a Bush-era interrogation program at the heart of a dispute between the CIA and a Senate panel.
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WASHINGTON - The leaders of the U.S. Senate Banking Committee's new legislative framework to wind down Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac will not determine whether their investors can share in the companies' renewed profitability, the panel's top Republican said on Thursday in a televised interview.
SAN FRANCISCO - Facebook Inc Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg blasted the U.S. government's electronic surveillance practices on Thursday, saying he'd personally called President Barack Obama to voice his displeasure.
WASHINGTON - The U.S. Senate will not vote until later this month at the earliest on a bill providing aid to Ukraine, after the measure got caught up in a partisan battle over International Monetary Fund reforms.
WASHINGTON - A bipartisan bill to protect millions of Americans from potentially unaffordable increases in the cost of federal flood insurance won final U.S. congressional approval on Thursday.