White House officials had pressured the Senate to pass the House bill, which would prohibit the NSA’s data collection without abolishing it altogether.
The Detroit automaker could wind up paying a record-high penalty that would surpass the $1.2 billion paid by Toyota last year.
Democratic opponents Sens. Elizabeth Warren and Sherrod Brown were unable to rally enough opposition.
The bill was passed days after a deadly gang shootout in Waco killed nine and injured 18.
The former CEO of Sands China claims he was wrongfully dismissed, and alleges the company was engaged in graft, and had ties to organized crime.
Ireland's referendum on same-sex marriage was expected to produce a record-high turnout as thousands of expats flew home to take part. Many used the hashtag #HomeToVote on social media to record the trip.
To some, the “Stars and Bars” represents state’s rights. To others, it means something more menacing.
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