19 Jan '11, 12am

Obama foes target health overhaul as truce ends: WASHINGTON - US PRESIDENT Barack Obama's Republican foes pushed...

WASHINGTON - US PRESIDENT Barack Obama's Republican foes pushed ahead on Tuesday with their drive to repeal his signature health care law and set up a debt showdown as lawmakers ended a fragile week-long truce. US leaders had called the political ceasefire after a deadly shooting rampage left six dead, Democratic Representative Gabrielle Giffords fighting for her life, and politicians looking to quiet often angry, violent rhetoric. But with Ms Giffords on the mend, according to her doctors, her colleagues plunged back into the fray with renewed vigour, with Republicans assailing the Obama administration on the diplomatic, domestic, and national defence fronts. Republican House Speaker John Boehner snubbed a White House invitation to a state dinner honouring Chinese President Hu Jintao, the first for a Chinese leader in more than a decade, the lawmaker's office confirmed. A...

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[EXHIBIT] Catch Pompeii before it ends!

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One of the highlights of the exhibition for me was a 3D animation recreating the different times of the day of the eruptio...