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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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White House posts one last image encapsulating Obama’s eight-year legacy

Washington D.C. [United States], Jan. 20 : Despite the inauguration ceremony for incoming president, Donald J. Trump in full swing, the White House posted one last powerful image and thanked the world for the support towards the Barack Obama Government

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Ana-Alecia Ayala, ‘dancing and laughter’ cancer patient, dies

A cancer patient who inspired millions by dancing on camera in her hospital ward has died from the disease, US media say. Ana-Alecia Ayala died on Wednesday afternoon at a Dallas hospital surrounded by friends and family. More than nine

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Chelsea Manning decision: Obama says justice was served

President Barack Obama has defended his decision to free Wikileaks source Chelsea Manning, 29 years before her scheduled release. He told his final news conference that “justice has been served”. Manning was sentenced to 35 years for leaking diplomatic cables

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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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President Barack Obama celebrates Michelle Obama’s birthday in sweet throwback

Washington D.C. [USA], Jan. 18 : President Barack Obama recently took to social media in a sweet throwback picture to wish his wife Michelle Obama as she turned 53. Gushing over his Chicago-born wife, POTUS wrote, “To the girl from

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Italy convicts eight South Americans in Plan Condor trial

An Italian court has given life sentences to eight South American former political and military leaders over the disappearance of 23 Italian nationals during the 70s and 80s. Those sentenced include ex-presidents of Bolivia and Peru, and a former foreign

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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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Obama commutes Chelsea Manning sentence

President Barack Obama has commuted Chelsea Manning’s sentence for leaking documents to Wikileaks in 2010. The 29-year-old transgender US Army private, born Bradley Manning, will be freed on 17 May instead of her scheduled 2045 release. She was sentenced to

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