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Donald Trump addresses US Congress, says 'The time for small thinking is over'

Washington: President of the United States Donald Trump delivered his first address to Congress on Tuesday proclaiming American greatness and pushing an ambitious agenda of economic nationalism, announcing, "The time for small thinking is over. The time for trivial fights is behind us."


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Indian techie's murder: White House breaks silence after a week, calls it

After keeping mum for almost a whole week, Donald Trump's White House today briefly touched on the murder of an Indian techie in Kansas, saying that "early reports out of Kansas are...disturbing."


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Small plane crashes into Southern California homes, 1 dead

Riverside, California: A small plane crashed into two houses in Riverside, Calif., Monday evening, killing one person and injuring five others.


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Boxing legend Muhammad Ali's son detained at Florida airport, questioned about

In a shocking incident, the son of legendary boxer Muhammad Ali was detained for four hours by immigration officials in Florida earlier this month and repeatedly asked about his religion.


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'Do we belong here?' asks wife of Indian shot dead by American

The wife of Indian engineer Srinivas Kuchibhotla, who was shot dead in an apparent hate crime by a US navy veteran at a bar in Olathe city, has said that she had her doubts about staying in the US but was assured by her husband that "good things happen in America".


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Indian man shot dead in possible hate crime in US, killer arrested

A Kansas man was charged on Thursday with fatally shooting an Indian man and wounding another Indian man and an American in a bar, as federal authorities investigated the incident as a possible hate crime.


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Kim Jong Un's half brother was killed by VX nerve agent: Malaysian police

A preliminary report from the Chemistry Department has indicated that a highly toxic chemical known as 'VX Nerve agent' was used to kill Kim Jong-nam, half brother of North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un, Malaysian police has confirmed.


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Trump appoints H.R. McMaster as National Security Adviser

Palm Beach, Florida: US President Donald Trump appointed Lt. Gen. H. R. McMaster as his new national security adviser on Monday. McMaster is a highly respected military strategist known for challenging conventional thinking...


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Pakistan: Pervez Musharraf demands release of JuD chief Hafiz Saeed

Pakistan's former President Gen Pervez Musharraf has demanded JuD chief Hafiz Saeed's release from house arrest, claiming the Mumbai attack mastermind's outfit was a "very fine NGO" engaged in relief activities.


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Kim Jong Un's half brother murdered with poison: South Korea

The sudden death of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's half-brother was murder, South Korean officials said Wednesday. Kim Jong Nam died Monday soon after becoming ill at Malaysia's Kuala Lumpur...


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Trump's National Security Adviser Michael Flynn resigns

Washington: National security adviser Michael Flynn resigned late Monday, following revelations that he discussed U.S. sanctions against Russia with that country's ambassador in the days surrounding their imposition ? and weeks before Donald Trump's inauguration.


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At least 10 including two top cops dead in blast in Pakistan's Lahore

At least ten people, including two top cops, were killed and several others injured in an explosion on Monday when a suicide bomber blew himself up during a protest rally outside the Punjab Assembly building in eastern Pakistan, police officials said.


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California: 130,000 ordered to evacuate near Oroville dam spillway

Washington: At least 130,000 people were asked to evacuate in the area near the Oroville Dam in California, US, Sunday after authorities warned an emergency spillway in the structure was in danger of failing and unleashing uncontrolled flood waters on towns below.


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North Korea tests ballistic missile; US to have a calibrated response

North Korea fired a ballistic missile into the sea off its east coast early on Sunday, the first such test since U.S. President Donald Trump was elected, and his administration indicated that Washington would...


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Trump considering 'brand new' immigration order after Court setback

Washington: United States' President Donald Trump vowed on Friday to order new security measures by next week intended to stop terrorists from entering the United States, while aides debated whether to ask the Supreme Court to reinstate his original travel ban that has now been blocked by lower courts.


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US Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch calls Trump's judge attacks 'demoralizing'

Washington: Donald Trump's nominee for the Supreme Court, Neil Gorsuch, on Wednesday, called Trump's attacks on a federal judge "demoralizing" and "disheartening."


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Betsy DeVos confirmed as education secretary by historic tie-breaking vote of

Washington: Charter school advocate Betsy DeVos won confirmation as education secretary Tuesday by the slimmest of margins, winning approval only by the historic tie-breaking vote of Vice President Mike Pence.


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Appeals court to hear arguments on Trump travel ban

Washington: A federal appeals court will hear oral arguments Tuesday on the Justice Department's request to overturn a broad block on US President Donald Trump's travel ban executive order.


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Judge temporarily blocks Trump's travel ban, airlines told to allow passengers

Washington: A federal judge in Seattle on Friday temporarily blocked President Donald Trump's week-old immigration order from being enforced nationwide, allowing entry into the country to visa holders from seven predominantly Muslim countries.


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Pressure from US, China behind LeT founder Hafiz Saeed's house arrest?

Rising pressure from several quarters, including the US and China, led to Pakistan taking steps to curtail the activities of Lashkar-e-Taiba founder Hafiz Saeed.


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Obama 'heartened' by resistance to Trump, says 'American values are at stake'

Chicago: Former President of the United States, Barack Obama, issued a cautious statement about President Donald Trump's travel ban and the protests against it.


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Trump fires acting attorney general over immigration order rift

Washington: President of the United States, Donald Trump, fired Acting Attorney General Sally Yates Monday night after the Obama holdover refused to defend his controversial refugee ban in court.


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6 dead, 8 wounded after gunmen open fire at mosque in Quebec City, Canada

Six people are dead and eight are injured after gunmen opened fire Sunday night at a mosque during evening prayers in Quebec City, Canada, police said.


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Judge halts implementation of Trump's immigration order, blocks deportations

Washington: A federal judge granted an emergency stay Saturday night for citizens of seven Muslim-majority countries who have already arrived in the US and those who are in transit, and who hold valid visas, ruling they cannot be removed from the US -- a decision that halts President Donald Trump's executive order barring citizens from those countries from entering the US for the next 90 days.


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Pakistan had rejected the UN Security Council resolution of 1948 - the very

Pakistan had rejected the U N Security Council resolution of 1948, the very resolution it swears by now. It never wanted that plebiscite or self determination be exercised by Kashmiris.


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Shia LaBeouf arrested after brawl breaks out at anti-Trump protest in New York

New York: Hollywood actor and filmmaker Shia LaBeouf was arrested after getting into a scuffle at an anti-Donald Trump art installation outside a Queens museum early Thursday, officials said.


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Donald Trump signs order to start on Mexico border wall project

Washington: US President Donald Trump took a first step toward fulfilling his pledge to "build a wall" on the Mexican border on Wednesday by signing two immigration-related decrees.


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Donald Trump takes oath as 45th president of the United States

Washington: Donald John Trump was sworn in as the 45th president of the United States on Friday, ushering in a new era that he vowed would shatter the established order and reverse a national decline that he referred to as "this American carnage."


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Inaugural festivities begin for President-elect Donald Trump

Washington: At the opening concert of the long inaugural week-to-weekend, the United States' President-elect Donald J. Trump stood at the foot of the Lincoln Memorial on Thursday night, and vowed to "unify our country" amid applause from thousands of concertgoers.


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Avalanche buries Italy hotel, many feared dead or injured

An avalanche hit a popular mountain hotel in central Italy after a series of strong earthquakes had jolted the area, and up to 30 people might be buried under the snow, officials said on Wednesday.


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