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Trump picks Neil Gorsuch as nominee for Supreme Court

President Donald Trump has nominated Colorado federal appeals court judge Neil Gorsuch for the US Supreme Court. If confirmed by the Senate, the 49-year-old would restore the court’s conservative majority, lost with the death of Justice Antonin Scalia. The Senate

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‘I pray Trump bans Pakistani visas’: Imran Khan

Islamabad [Pakistan], Jan. 30 : Condemning the plight of Muslims being prevented from entering the United States under President Donald Trump’s immigration ban, Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan has said that he wants the former to ban Pakistani visas

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Malala Yousafzai Says She’s ‘Heartbroken’ Over Donald Trump’s Plan For Refugees

Malala Yousafzai said Friday that her heart is breaking. The Pakistani teen activist and youngest-ever Nobel Prize winner released a statement condemning President Donald Trump’s plans for restricting immigrants and refugees to the United States. Friday evening, he signed a

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Mexico wall: Trump questions talks over border dispute

Donald Trump has suggested that Mexico’s president should cancel a planned visit to Washington if Mexico refuses to pay for the border wall. It comes after Enrique Pena Nieto again rebuffed Mr Trump’s assertion that Mexico would end up funding

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White House confirms relocation of US Israel embassy to Jerusalem

Washington D.C. [USA], Jan. 23 : In a highly controversial move, President of the United States Donald Trump will on Monday announce to move the US embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. The White House has confirmed that

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Trump team in fresh war of words with US media

Key figures in Donald Trump’s administration have become embroiled in a fresh war of words with the media. On Saturday the president had condemned media reporting of the number of people attending his inauguration. White House Chief of Staff Reince

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Pope Francis warns against rise in populism

Pope Francis has warned against a rise in populism and the dangers of allowing political crises to usher in dictators like Hitler. He made the comments as Donald Trump was being sworn-in as US president in a wide-ranging interview with

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Yes! Trump decorates Oval office with Gold drapes

Washington D.C. [USA], Jan. 21: Known for enjoying gold accents and features in interior decorating, President Donald Trump has redecorated his new office with heavy gold drapes. Soon after Donald Trump sworn in as the 45th President of the United

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Trump takes first steps as president

Donald Trump has taken his first steps as president, signing an executive order which targets the signature health care reforms of his predecessor. His proclamation ordered agencies to ease the economic burden of the laws known as Obamacare. In Friday’s

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Donald Trump as US president: What it could mean for India and the world

Donald Trump is all set to take office as the 45th President of the United States and Barack Obama wishes to tell the world, and more so his people, that things “will be OK”.  The initial shock-result has sunk in,

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Joe Biden tells Davos: Russia ‘trying to collapse’ liberal order

Joe Biden has called on the world to defend the “liberal international order” in the face of an aggressive Russia and the rise of populism. Mr Biden warned of “further attempts by Russia to meddle in the democratic process” during

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Trump sued for defamation by former Apprentice Summer Zervos

A former Apprentice contestant who accuses US President-elect Donald Trump of sexual assault has filed a defamation lawsuit against him. Summer Zervos, who alleges Mr Trump forced himself on her in 2007, said he lied to the nation about his

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Russia’s Putin calls leaked Trump memos ‘utter nonsense’

Russian President Vladimir Putin has described allegations his country holds compromising material on US President-elect Donald Trump as “utter nonsense”. Mr Putin questioned what reason Russian intelligence would have had to spy on Mr Trump before he entered politics. He

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Trump-Lewis row: Democrat inauguration boycott grows

The number of Democratic members of Congress saying they will boycott Donald Trump’s inauguration on Friday has increased to 26. Many have cited as a reason the president-elect’s recent attack on civil rights icon and fellow congressman John Lewis. Mr

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