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Apr 22, 2017
Taliban kills more than 100 Afghan troops in army base attack; days after US dropped MOABMore than 100 Afghan soldiers were killed and wounded in a coordinated Taliban attack on an army base in northern Afghanistan, the country's defence ministry said Saturday.
Feb 16, 2017
Republican senators unnerved by reports of relationship between Donald Trump and RussiaWashington: US Senate Republicans are expressing growing concerns about the relationship between president Donald Trump's administration and Russia, the media reported.
Feb 11, 2017
US senator Bernie Sanders calls Donald Trump 'delusional'Washington: US senator Bernie Sanders has called US president Donald Trump "delusional" and said that the country under his leadership could move into "authoritarian mode". "I use the term 'delusional' with regard to Trump when he said there were 3 to 5 million 'illegals' who voted in the last election ... That is delusional," Sanders told CNN's Erin Burnett on "OutFront" on Friday.
Feb 09, 2017
US Senate confirms Jeff Sessions as attorney generalWashington: The US Senate confirmed Senator Jeff Sessions of Alabama as the new attorney general, the media reported on Thursday. Sessions — one of Trump's closest advisers and his earliest supporter in the Senate — was confirmed after there were 52 votes in favour and 47, CNN reported.
Feb 08, 2017
US Senator Elizabeth Warren 'silenced' over criticism of Trump nomineeWashington: Republican Senators voted to formally silence a Democratic colleague for impugning a peer, Senator Jeff Sessions of Alabama, by condemning his nomination for Attorney General by reading a letter by the widow of Martin Luther King Jr.
Feb 02, 2017
Trump Cabinet: Former Exxon Mobil CEO Rex Tillerson sworn in as Secretary of StateWashington: Rex Tillerson, the former chairman and chief executive of Exxon Mobil, has been sworn in as US President Donald Trump's secretary of state after having been confirmed by the Senate earlier in the day. "Though you inherit enormous challenges in the Middle East and around the world, I do believe we can achieve peace and stability in these very, very troubled times," Trump said at the swearing-in ceremony in the White House's Oval Office.
Feb 01, 2017
US Senate postpones votes on Donald Trump's Treasury, Health Secretary nomineesUS Senate Finance Committee postponed votes on the nominations of Steve Mnuchin as the Treasury Secretary and Tom Price to head the Health and Human Services department after a boycott by Democrats.
Jan 25, 2017
South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley confirmed as new US envoy to the United NationsNikki Haley was unanimously approved Tuesday by the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, clearing the first stage for becoming the first Indian American to be appointed to a US cabinet-level post
Jan 14, 2017
US House of Representatives begins process to repeal ObamacareThe US House of Representatives voted on Friday to take initial steps toward repealing Obamacare, following Thursday's Senate vote on the issue.
Jan 13, 2017
Incoming secretary of defence James Mattis takes aim at Russia, unlike future boss Donald TrumpJames Mattis, President-elect Donald Trump's pick for US defense secretary, on Thursday accused Russia of trying to break up Nato and said the United States needs to stand up to its old foe.