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Donald Trump administration blocks 'urgent' whistleblower disclosure about private coversations between the president and foreign leader
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Donald Trump administration blocks 'urgent' whistleblower disclosure about private coversations between the president and foreign leader

The Trump administration plunged into an extraordinary showdown with Congress Thursday over access to a whistleblower's reported complaint about incidents including a private conversation between President Donald Trump and a foreign leader

US branding China currency manipulator will only fan trade, currency war flames; designation change will not impact current situation
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US branding China currency manipulator will only fan trade, currency war flames; designation change will not impact current situation

China unified its dual exchange rate system in 1994 after the last designation, and has since pegged the value of its currency to the US dollar.

US says 'enormous potential' for growth in ties with India days after Mike Pompeo's New Delhi visit
India

US says 'enormous potential' for growth in ties with India days after Mike Pompeo's New Delhi visit

The US State Department spokesperson also welcomed building of the Kartarpur corridor between India and Pakistan to facilitate visa-free travel of Sikh pilgrims from India to the historic Gurudwara Darbar Sahib.

US has no plans to cap H-1B visas, Mike Pompeo will assure India during his visit, says State Department official
India

US has no plans to cap H-1B visas, Mike Pompeo will assure India during his visit, says State Department official

The H-1B visas is the main vehicle through which US employers can sponsor skilled foreign workers for admission. The Senior State Department Official appreciated the steps India has taken to reduce its crude oil imports from Iran.

'Modi hai to mumkin hai,' says Mike Pompeo in policy speech ahead of 24 June visit to India
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'Modi hai to mumkin hai,' says Mike Pompeo in policy speech ahead of 24 June visit to India

Citing the popular election slogan "Modi hai to mumkin hai", US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has sought to take the bilateral relationship with India to the next level.

US to terminate sops on Indian exports: Markets are key and strategic to businesses on both sides, inevitable to reach an understanding
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US to terminate sops on Indian exports: Markets are key and strategic to businesses on both sides, inevitable to reach an understanding

US and India should continue to work towards expanding and balancing their partnership in trade and economic space

Crisis in Venezuela puts strain on ties with US: Washington issues security alert for diplomats in Caracas
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Crisis in Venezuela puts strain on ties with US: Washington issues security alert for diplomats in Caracas

Donald Trump said that his administration will continue to hold the Maduro regime directly responsible for any threats it may pose to Venezuelan people. Maduro fired back and ordered American diplomats to get of the country within 72 hours.

US judge temporarily blocks Donald Trump order denying asylum to people who enter country illegally from Mexico
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US judge temporarily blocks Donald Trump order denying asylum to people who enter country illegally from Mexico

US District Judge Jon Tigar in San Francisco issued a temporary restraining order against the asylum rules. Tigar’s order takes effect immediately, applies nationwide, and lasts until at least 19 December when the judge scheduled a hearing to consider a more long-lasting injunction. Representatives for the US Department of Justice could not immediately be reached for comment.

Donald Trump, angry and nervous after midterm jolt, mulls wide-ranging White House shake-up
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Donald Trump, angry and nervous after midterm jolt, mulls wide-ranging White House shake-up

US President Donald Trump, said to be furious over midterm election results and nervous about the Mueller probe, is weighing an administration-wide shake-up as he looks to prepare his White House for divided government, but it is unclear who is going and who is staying.

US warns of severe, swift penalties for firms continuing sanctionable commercial transactions with Iran
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US warns of severe, swift penalties for firms continuing sanctionable commercial transactions with Iran

The US has imposed a series of sanctions on Iran, with the toughest one kicking off on Monday.

US Republican lawmaker Dana Rohrabacher urges Donald Trump administration to end discrimination against Asian-American students
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US Republican lawmaker Dana Rohrabacher urges Donald Trump administration to end discrimination against Asian-American students

An influential Republican lawmaker on Wednesday urged the Trump administration to bring an end to discrimination against Asian-American students applying for admission to higher educational institutions in the US.

H1B and H4 visa feature in Donald Trump admin's Fall 2018 regulatory agenda as US midterm elections loom: All you need to know
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H1B and H4 visa feature in Donald Trump admin's Fall 2018 regulatory agenda as US midterm elections loom: All you need to know

Reports today of the Donald Trump administration planning to “revise the definition of specialty occupations under H1B visas” is better understood a notice of intent to put an official stamp on what is already par for the course in the H1B ecosystem in the United States.

19th India-Russia summit: Defence plans, North-South corridor, nuclear ties on agenda as leaders meet in backdrop of US sanctions
India

19th India-Russia summit: Defence plans, North-South corridor, nuclear ties on agenda as leaders meet in backdrop of US sanctions

As India and Russia prepare for the 19th India-Russia summit on 5 October, much attention is on the meeting between Narendra Modi and Vladimir Putin.

Nikki Haley accuses NYT of publishing 'incorrect story' on 'expensive curtains at her house' despite knowing 'actual facts'
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Nikki Haley accuses NYT of publishing 'incorrect story' on 'expensive curtains at her house' despite knowing 'actual facts'

Nikki Haley, the US Ambassador to the UN, on Thursday slammed The New York Times for publishing a wrong story about expensive curtains at her official residence despite knowing the actual facts.

Donald Trump's immigrant roundups increasingly target non-criminals, up 66 percent in the first 9 months of 2018
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Donald Trump's immigrant roundups increasingly target non-criminals, up 66 percent in the first 9 months of 2018

ICE arrests of noncriminals increased 66 percent in the first nine months of the 2018 fiscal year over the same period a year earlier. Arrests of convicts, meantime, rose nearly 2 percent. More noncriminals have also been deported. Among those expelled from the U.S. interior in fiscal 2017, there was a 174 percent increase from the previous year of those with no criminal convictions. Deportations of those with convictions rose nearly 13 percent over the same period.

'Trade war hurting our US business,' admits Kumar Mangalam Birla; warns of more Chinese dumping of goods in domestic market
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'Trade war hurting our US business,' admits Kumar Mangalam Birla; warns of more Chinese dumping of goods in domestic market

The current spate of tariff wars between the two largest economies have impacted the Aditya Birla group's business in the US, chairman Kumarmangalam Birla said

US jobs, pay growing at fastest pace in 9 years, unemployment at 18-year low despite Donald Trump Govt's ongoing trade conflicts
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US jobs, pay growing at fastest pace in 9 years, unemployment at 18-year low despite Donald Trump Govt's ongoing trade conflicts

The pace of hiring in the United States quickened in August, and wages grew at their fastest pace in nine years — evidence that employers remain confident despite the Donald Trump administration's ongoing conflicts with its trading partners.

Despatches from an H1B wasteland amid India-US 2+2 talks: How a non-immigrant work permit has occupied frontlines of US politics
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Despatches from an H1B wasteland amid India-US 2+2 talks: How a non-immigrant work permit has occupied frontlines of US politics

Behind the present day backlash on H-1B visas are cold, hard numbers that say the H-1B cost advantage has vanished, especially if you add the cost of nuisance value which comes bundled with the H-1B process