American president approves broad cuts in US gov't spending after failing to reach deal to avoid reduction with Republicans.
Boehner’s greatest fear is that his deputy will try to do to him what he and others in the GOP House leadership tried to do to Gingrich in 1997.
Last-minute agreement reached; White House says $2.5 trillion to be cut from deficit over next 10 years; support for deal uncertain in House.
US efforts to reform the UN Human Rights Council have failed miserably.
Olmert disclosed existence of long-range missiles in 2008 meeting with US congressmen; expressed desire to weaken Hamas in lead-up to Cast Lead
Netanyahu tells Likud he will demand "real, lasting peace, not peace on paper"; says invitation to speak shows strong alliance between US, Israel.
US House speaker says he'll extend formal invitation for PM to address a joint meeting of US Congress once Congress approves resolution.
John Boehner will extend formal invitation once Congress approves resolution providing for joint session; Netanyahu expected to deliver new diplomatic initiative during US visit next month.
“We believe that the awakening of the Arab world is a great opportunity and that all of us should do whatever we can [to help],” president says.
Suspect attended similar political event in past; is charged with 1 count of attempted assassination of member of congress, among other crimes.