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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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Quebec City mosque shooting: At least five reportedly killed

Five people are reported to have been killed in a shooting at a mosque in Quebec City, Canada. Shots were fired at the Quebec Islamic Cultural Centre on Sunday night, where dozens had gathered for evening prayers. Two people have

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Trump stands firm over travel ban

The Trump administration is standing firm over its ban on immigration from seven countries despite court rulings and mass protests against it. In a statement, President Trump said visas would once again be issued once “the most secure policies” were

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Yemen al-Qaeda: US commandos raid stronghold

The US has carried out a commando raid on an al-Qaeda stronghold in central Yemen, killing 14 militants, the military says. One US soldier died and three were injured. Several Apache helicopters were reported to have taken part in the

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Refugees detained at US airports

(CRDITS :BBC) Rights groups have filed a lawsuit in a New York court to demand the release of refugees in transit who have been detained at John F Kennedy airport. Entry to the US for nationals of seven Muslim-majority countries

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Sanctions on table ahead of US-Putin call

President Donald Trump and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin will speak by telephone on Saturday, according to the White House and the Kremlin. The two world leaders are expected to discuss bilateral affairs and national security in the first call

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Mexico wall: Trump condemned over imports tax proposal

Mexico has condemned a US suggestion that it may impose a 20% tax on Mexican imports to pay for President Donald Trump’s planned border wall. Foreign Minister Luis Videgaray said such a tax would make Mexican imports more expensive for

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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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US storms: At least 18 dead in Georgia and Mississippi

Severe weather has killed at least 18 people in the US South and injured many more, emergency officials say. A state of emergency has been declared by Governor Nathan Deal in seven counties in south-central Georgia, where 14 people were

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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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Cash for green card route may get costlier by Rs 5.4 crore

Indians wishing to immigrate to the US via EB-5 investment linked visa route will have to shell out more. The minimum threshold investment limit is proposed to be raised from $1 million (Rs 6.8 crore) to $1.8 million (Rs 12.2

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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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Trump swears-in as 45th President of the United States

Washington [USA], Jan. 20 : Donald J. Trump swore in on Friday as the 45th President of the United States. Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts administered him the oath as his wife Melania held the Bible and Trump repeated

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