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America’s first Hindu lawmaker Tulsi Gabbard announces 2020 presidential run; to take on Donald Trump

Tulsi Gabbard, the first Hindu lawmaker in the US Congress, has said that she is running for the White House in 2020. Gabbard, 37, is the second woman after Senator Elizabeth Warren to enter the presi

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Bill to terminate Pakistan’s designation as major non-NATO ally introduced in Congress

An influential US lawmaker has introduced a legislation in Congress to terminate the designation of Pakistan as a major non-NATO ally.

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Not so fast, says Donald Trump on declaring national emergency

Asserting that he is within his rights to declare a national emergency, Trump said that he still wants the Congress to approve the funding for it.

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Nawaz Sharif’s health deteriorates; daughter Maryam claims jail authorities not letting cardiologists examine him

Maryam Nawaz on Friday said that Sharif, who has been serving a seven-year jail term in Lahore's Kot Lakhpat jail in the Al-Azizia Steel Mills graft case, is suffering from a pain in his arm, "which i

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President Donald Trump cancels Davos trip due to US govt shutdown over border wall issue

The WEF, an annual gathering of the world's political and financial elite, is typically an event American presidents avoid.

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Donald Trump closer to declaring national emergency to build wall along US-Mexico border

US President Donald Trump appears to be inching closer to imposing a national emergency that would empower him to build a wall along the US-Mexico border to prevent flow of illegal immigrants into the

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Brother of slain Indian-origin cop supports Donald Trump on border security

Corporal Ronil Singh, 33, of the Newman Police Department was shot and killed during a traffic stop on December 26 allegedly by an illegal immigrant.

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China offers Tesla boss Elon Musk permanent residency

The high-profile entrepreneur met with Premier Li Keqiang on Wednesday in Beijing, where they discussed Tesla's China ambitions, said the State Council -- the country's cabinet.

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Donald Trump walks out of meeting with Democratic leaders on border wall

US President Donald Trump has walked out of a meeting with top Democratic leaders, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Senator Chuck Schumer, after they refused to allocate a whoppin

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Donald Trump calls for ‘real immigration reform’ in US

US President Donald Trump has called for "real immigration reform" in the country, while arguing that it was very important for the progress of American companies looking to have best talents from acr

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Donald Trump threatens imposition of national emergency over border wall issue

US President Donald Trump has threatened to impose a national emergency which will empower him to go ahead with his plan to construct a barrier, concrete or steel, along the southern border with Mexic

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China’s IT sector saw massive layoffs in 2018: State media

The company had been laying off people since the end of 2017.

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Indian culture, Bollywood attract Americans, foreigners towards Hindi language

Rich Indian culture and Bollywood movies are attracting a growing number of Americans and other foreigners to learn Hindi language, according to Indian embassy in Washington DC.

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Donald Trump calls Indian-origin police officer killed in US ‘national hero’

US President Donald Trump described as national "hero" Indian-origin policeman Ronil "Ron" Singh who was recently killed in California.

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World Bank’s Jim Yong Kim to join Global Infrastructure Partners

World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim will join Global Infrastructure Partners (GIP), a private equity fund that invests in projects in wealthy and developing countries, the firm said on Tuesday, a

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Donald Trump to focus on border ‘crisis,’ seek support for wall in televised address

President Donald Trump will make his case to Americans on Tuesday that a wall is urgently needed to resolve what he calls a crisis at the U.S.-Mexico border, trying to make good on a campaign promise

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A growing number of Americans blame Donald Trump for shutdown

A growing proportion of Americans blame President Donald Trump for a partial government shutdown that will cut off paychecks to federal workers this week, though Republicans mostly support his refusal

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US-China trade talks extended amid some signs of progress

The United States and China will continue trade talks in Beijing for an unscheduled third day, U.S. officials said on Tuesday amid signs of progress on issues including purchases of U.S. farm and ener

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Donald Trump’s special Afghan Envoy Zalmay Khalilzad to visit India

A day after US President Donald Trump and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi discussed efforts to enhance cooperation in war-torn Afghanistan, the former's special Afghan envoy Zalmay Khalilzad is he

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No decision regarding declaring national emergency: Kellyanne Conway on Donald Trump’s TV address

Hours before US President Donald Trump's "address to the nation" on his demand for a wall along the Mexico border, White House senior advisor Kellyanne Conway said that no decision has been made with

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Impact on US government widens on 18th day of shutdown

A shutdown of about a quarter of the U.S. government reached its 18th day on Tuesday, with lawmakers and the White House divided over Republican President Donald Trump's demand for money for a border

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Flights resume at Heathrow Airport after brief suspension due to ‘drone sighting’

London's Heathrow airport, the busiest aviation hub of Europe, on Tuesday suspended all departing flights for a brief period following reports of a drone sighting, just three weeks after a similar inc

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UK Brexit vote set for January 15 amid talk of delay

She is looking at a possible time limit to the arrangement, although this is opposed by the EU, as well as increased parliamentary scrutiny of how it is implemented.

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Iran ready to use influence over Taliban to bring peace to Afghanistan: Diplomatic sources

The Iranian sources said Tehran was ready to use its influence over Taliban on behalf of the Afghan government.

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Kim Jong-un arrives in China for talks; Beijing denies using him as bargaining chip with US

The US and China have been locked in an escalating trade spat since early 2018, raising import tariffs on each other's goods.

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American-Sikhs urge Pakistan to maintain Kartarpur complex in original state

This needs to be preserved in its original landscape for posterity," a message on the ASC's website said.

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North Korean leader Kim Jong Un visiting China January 7-10 with wife, top officials, says report

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is visiting China between January 7-10, North Korean state media said on Tuesday.

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