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US demands full restoration of democratically elected government in Myanmar

09 Feb 2021

World
US demands full restoration of democratically elected government in Myanmar

The United States has demanded the immediate and full restoration of the democratically elected government in Myanmar and said that America stands with the elected representatives of the Asian nation.

Trump's impeachment trial in Senate to begin on February 8

23 Jan 2021

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Trump's impeachment trial in Senate to begin on February 8

The United States Senate would begin the impeachment trial of former President Donald Trump on February 8, Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer said.

Mitch McConnell: Trump 'provoked' Capitol siege, mob was fed lies

20 Jan 2021

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Mitch McConnell: Trump 'provoked' Capitol siege, mob was fed lies

Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday explicitly blamed US President Donald Trump for the deadly riot at the Capitol, saying the mob was fed lies and Trump and others "provoked" those intent on overturning Democrat Joe Biden's election.

Democrats want to impeach Trump, again, but Biden is non-committal

09 Jan 2021

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Democrats want to impeach Trump, again, but Biden is non-committal

Following the shameful violence at the United States Capitol, Democrats have been laying the groundwork to impeach outgoing President Donald Trump, again, but his successor Joe Biden refused to endorse the idea.

US election 2020: What you need to look out for

03 Nov 2020

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US election 2020: What you need to look out for

The 2020 United States Presidential elections will decide whether President Donald Trump will return for a second term or if Democratic challenger Joe Biden will win.

Trump says US will help India, China resolve 'tough situation'

21 Jun 2020

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Trump says US will help India, China resolve 'tough situation'

United States President Donald Trump has said that the US is trying to help resolve the ongoing border tensions between India and China.

Trump to declare national emergency to build border wall

15 Feb 2019

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Trump to declare national emergency to build border wall

US President Donald Trump will sign an executive order declaring a national emergency, which will empower him to fund the construction of a massive wall along the US-Mexico border to prevent illegal immigrants from entering the country and curb drug smuggling.

US: Trump interviews Indian-American Amul Thapar for SC judge nominee

03 Jul 2018

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US: Trump interviews Indian-American Amul Thapar for SC judge nominee

US President Donald Trump has interviewed prominent Indian-American judge Amul Thapar and three other legal luminaries shortlisted by him as the potential nominees to replace the Supreme Court Justice, Anthony Kennedy.

Indian-American Amul Thapar on Trump's list of Supreme Court judges

28 Jun 2018

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Indian-American Amul Thapar on Trump's list of Supreme Court judges

Amul Thapar, an Indian-American legal luminary, is among the 25 shortlisted judges US President Donald Trump could nominate to replace Supreme Court Justice, Anthony Kennedy.

US Senate rejects immigration bills: Dreamers left in a lurch

16 Feb 2018

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US Senate rejects immigration bills: Dreamers left in a lurch

What will happen to the "Dreamers?" The question on everyone's mind fails to be answered despite a week of rare open debate in the US Senate.

US shuts down for the second time in three weeks

09 Feb 2018

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US shuts down for the second time in three weeks

The US government shut down once again this morning after a single senator blocked a crucial budget deal.

19th US shutdown ends in two days: Who won?

23 Jan 2018

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19th US shutdown ends in two days: Who won?

The US shutdown has been called off as Democrats and Republicans agreed to a short-term funding bill.

McCain again torpedoes Republicans' plan to repeal Obamacare in Senate

23 Sep 2017

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McCain again torpedoes Republicans' plan to repeal Obamacare in Senate

Senator John McCain said he "cannot in good conscience" vote in favor of his fellow Republicans' latest efforts to repeal the Obamacare healthcare programme.

Trump-Democrats close to deal on protecting young DACA immigrants

14 Sep 2017

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Trump-Democrats close to deal on protecting young DACA immigrants

President Donald Trump is reportedly close to reaching a deal with the Democrats to continue the Deferred Action on Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program measures.

Bannon: Trump firing Comey biggest mistake in 'political history'

12 Sep 2017

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Bannon: Trump firing Comey biggest mistake in 'political history'

Former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon said President Donald Trump's decision to fire FBI Director James Comey was the biggest mistake made in "modern political history."

US Senate approves $15bn hurricane relief package, raises debt ceiling

08 Sep 2017

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US Senate approves $15bn hurricane relief package, raises debt ceiling

The US Senate has passed a $15.25 billion relief package for Hurricane Harvey and Irma.

Trump administration appoints 3 Indian-Americans to top govt. roles

05 Aug 2017

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Trump administration appoints 3 Indian-Americans to top govt. roles

The US Senate has confirmed three-Indian Americans for key posts in the government after they were nominated by President Donald Trump.

John McCain's revolt leads to Obamacare repeal bill failure

28 Jul 2017

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John McCain's revolt leads to Obamacare repeal bill failure

The latest attempt by the Republican-controlled US Senate to repeal the Obamacare healthcare program has failed.

Veteran US senator John McCain diagnosed with brain cancer

20 Jul 2017

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Veteran US senator John McCain diagnosed with brain cancer

80-year-old veteran Republican Senator John McCain has been diagnosed with brain cancer, his office has revealed.

Republicans oppose healthcare bill: Is Trumpcare doomed?

18 Jul 2017

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Republicans oppose healthcare bill: Is Trumpcare doomed?

Casting a shadow of uncertainty over Trump's proposed healthcare bill, two more Republican senators, Mike Lee and Jerry Moran have stated their opposition to it, leaving it without the required majority for passing.

Saudi Cabinet urges Congress to reconsider 9/11 legislation

04 Oct 2016

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Saudi Cabinet urges Congress to reconsider 9/11 legislation

The Saudi Cabinet has urged the US Congress to reconsider the passage of a controversial bill that paves the way for Saudi Arabia to be sued over 9/11.

9/11 widow files lawsuit against Saudi Arabia

02 Oct 2016

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9/11 widow files lawsuit against Saudi Arabia

Stephanie Ross DeSimone, a widow of a US Navy Commander who was killed in the Pentagon in the 9/11 attacks has filed a lawsuit in a Washington DC district court, holding Saudi Arabia partially responsible for his death.

Riyadh condemns 9/11 bill, warns of ramifications

30 Sep 2016

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Riyadh condemns 9/11 bill, warns of ramifications

Saudi Arabia has condemned the passage of the 9/11 bill by the US Congress which opens the doors for lawsuits against Riyadh for the 9/11 attacks.

Mistake to override 9/11 bill veto: Obama

29 Sep 2016

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Mistake to override 9/11 bill veto: Obama

President Barack Obama has said Congress made a mistake by overriding his veto of a bill that paves the way for taking legal action against Saudi Arabia over the 9/11 attacks.

Bill to sue Saudi Arabia vetoed

24 Sep 2016

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Bill to sue Saudi Arabia vetoed

On September 23, 2016 Barack Obama vetoed a bill which proposed to allow families of 9/11 victims to sue Saudi Arabia.