House Committee Votes to Block Ports Deal

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The facility in Newark, N.J., is among six U.S. ports that would be operated by Dubai Ports World under the controversial deal. Getty Images hide caption

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Port Newark Container Terminal

The facility in Newark, N.J., is among six U.S. ports that would be operated by Dubai Ports World under the controversial deal.

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In the latest sign of friction between President Bush and members of his party in Congress, a Republican-dominated committee votes to block the Dubai Ports World deal. The move by the House Appropriations Committee puts Congress on a collision course with the president, who has said he would veto any legislation blocking the deal.

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