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Feb 22, 2018
Additional sanctions against Russia coming soon, says White House; refutes Donald Trump being soft on MoscowWhite House is weighing additional sanctions against Russia, senior officials said refuting allegations that Donald Trump has been soft on Moscow
Jan 31, 2018
Donald Trump's first State of Union speech low on data; US president uses jingoism, emotion to tide over lack of factsInstead of citing data to back up claims of a roaring economy, more jobs, better national security, Donald Trump lauded American patriots and luminaries, only deflecting attention away from his own failing regime
Jan 17, 2018
US lawmaker calls upon Intel and others to provide briefing on Meltdown and Spectre chipset security flawsUS lawmakers have called upon Intel to understand the vulnerabilities the two security flaws, Meltdown and Spectre, can pose
Jan 09, 2018
H-1B visa: Donald Trump administration to hold back contentious plan that would deport 7.50 lakh Indian techiesIn a relief for Indian techies, Donald Trump administration is said to not be considering any proposal that would force H-1B visa holders to leave the US.
Jan 07, 2018
Donald Trump's move to curb H-1B visa extensions 'bad policy', says US Chamber of CommerceThe move to end extension of H-1B visas would be "bad policy" and is contrary to the goals of a merit-based immigration system, the US Chamber of Commerce said on Saturday over the Trump administration's reported plan that could result in self-deportation of around 700,000 Indians.
Jan 02, 2018
Protests in Iran highlight socio-politico-economic malaise, likely to be credibility test for Hassan Rouhani govtWhat reportedly started as a small gathering in Iran to denounce recent price rise and alleged corruption, possibly ignited by the Opposition "hardliners", has turned into an anti-regime protest.
Dec 22, 2017
US Congress averts government shutdown with temporary last-minute deal that will operate till 19 JanuaryThe US Congress on Thursday averted a government shutdown just one day before federal funding was due to expire, sending President Donald Trump a bill to provide just enough money to keep agencies operating through to 19 January
Dec 21, 2017
Donald Trump celebrates major legislative victory after US Congress passes massive Republican tax cut planDonald Trump celebrated a "historic" victory as the US Congress passed a massive Republican tax cut plan, handing the president his first major legislative achievement.
Dec 17, 2017
Donald Trump defends Republican tax plan, calls it 'great Christmas gift' to middle classThe passage of the tax-cut plan in Congress would provide Republicans and Trump with their first major victory since he took office in January
Dec 16, 2017
US says it will take 'unilateral steps' in areas of divergence with Pakistan in fight against terrorismIncreased collaboration between Afghanistan and Pakistan is critical to maintaining pressure on militant and terrorist groups and for meeting the enduring security requirements on both sides of the shared border, Pentagon said