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Mueller probe into Russian interference in Trump campaign shows checks and balances on US presidents loosening
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Mueller probe into Russian interference in Trump campaign shows checks and balances on US presidents loosening

It was outgoing president Barack Obama who first imposed sanctions on Russia and kicked out nearly 35 diplomats as a result of allegations that Russians had hacked the US election in favour of Donald Trump

Donald Trump cancels Christmas holiday party after skipping correspondents' dinner; US president continues 'war on tradition'
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Donald Trump cancels Christmas holiday party after skipping correspondents' dinner; US president continues 'war on tradition'

Since taking office in January 2016, US president Donald has not only continued — and in some ways expanded — the wars of his predecessors, but even opened up a new front: A war on tradition

Democratic senators sue over Donald Trump pick Mathew Whitaker's appointment as AG; the gloves are off after Republicans' drubbing in midterms
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Democratic senators sue over Donald Trump pick Mathew Whitaker's appointment as AG; the gloves are off after Republicans' drubbing in midterms

Fresh from their 'blue wave' performance in the US midterm elections where they retook the House majority, three Senate Democrats filed a lawsuit Monday arguing that Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker's appointment is unconstitutional and asking a federal judge to remove him.

Donald Trump likely to oust US Homeland Security boss Kirstjen Nielsen; wants 'John Wayne' brand hardliner as replacement
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Donald Trump likely to oust US Homeland Security boss Kirstjen Nielsen; wants 'John Wayne' brand hardliner as replacement

Kirstjen Nielsen, the top immigration official in the Trump administration, is likely being booted out. “It’s no longer ‘if’, it’s ‘when’”, is the buzz at the White House which offered no comment on “personnel issues”. Trump has long understood to have had problems with Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen - a protege of Trump’s chief of staff John Kelly who has been the DHS Secretary’s champion from well before her appointment.

Daily bulletin: Delhi air quality 'very poor' after Diwali, Donald Trump fires A-G Jeff Sessions; day's top stories
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Daily bulletin: Delhi air quality 'very poor' after Diwali, Donald Trump fires A-G Jeff Sessions; day's top stories

Delhi defied Supreme Court deadline to burst firecrackers as air quality dropped to "very poor", Donald Trump fires attorney general Jeff Sessions, Chandrababu Naidu to meet HD Deve Gowda today - here are the day's top stories

Donald Trump fires Attorney-General Jeff Sessions amid fear over Mueller probe; 'worse than Watergate', say opponents
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Donald Trump fires Attorney-General Jeff Sessions amid fear over Mueller probe; 'worse than Watergate', say opponents

Within 24 hours of Democrats seizing control of the US House of Representatives and raising the risks of investigations into Donald Trump's businesses, the US president fired US Attorney General Jeff Sessions - the country's chief law enforcement officer who has endured more than a year of blistering and personal attacks over his recusal from the Russia investigation.

US midterm elections 2018: On eve of vote, US warns voters against Russian attempts to spread fake news
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US midterm elections 2018: On eve of vote, US warns voters against Russian attempts to spread fake news

US law enforcement and intelligence agencies warned that Americans should be aware that foreign actors - Russia in particular - continue to try to influence public sentiment and voter perceptions

US charges China, Taiwan companies for theft of trade secrets from Micron
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US charges China, Taiwan companies for theft of trade secrets from Micron

The case was the latest in a series that are part of a state-backed program by Beijing to steal US secrets.

Daily Bulletin: Delhi HC to hear Manoj Prasad's plea; Pittsburgh shooter indicted on 44 counts; India face West Indies; day's top stories
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Daily Bulletin: Delhi HC to hear Manoj Prasad's plea; Pittsburgh shooter indicted on 44 counts; India face West Indies; day's top stories

Today's top stories: Pittsburgh synagogue shooter Robert Bowers indicted on 44 counts, including hate crimes; Rakhi Sawant sues Tanushree Dutta for defamation; Delhi HC to hear plea of middleman Manoj Prasad, arrested in the bribery case involving CBI Special Director Rakesh Asthana; and more.

Harvard, NYU legal journals accused of bias against whites and men as scrutiny mounts over how America's elite colleges consider race
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Harvard, NYU legal journals accused of bias against whites and men as scrutiny mounts over how America's elite colleges consider race

A group based in Texas is suing legal journals at Harvard University and New York University over allegations that they illegally give preference to women and racial minorities when selecting editors and the articles they publish.

US Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein proposed secretly recording Donald Trump, invoking 25th Amendment to oust President: NYT bombshell report
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US Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein proposed secretly recording Donald Trump, invoking 25th Amendment to oust President: NYT bombshell report

US Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosentein last year discussed the possibility of secretly reporting US president Donald Trump, and also talked about getting members of Trump's cabinet to invoke the Constitution to declare him unfit to remain as president, The New York Times reported Friday.

US federal court rules against Donald Trump Education Secy Betsy DeVos for delaying student loan protection rule
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US federal court rules against Donald Trump Education Secy Betsy DeVos for delaying student loan protection rule

Democratic attorneys general from 19 states and the District of Columbia have won a lawsuit against Education Secretary Betsy DeVos over her decision to suspend rules meant to protect students from abuse by for-profit colleges.

Donald Trump accuses NYT of 'treason', urges Jeff Sessions to probe anonymous author of damning op-ed
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Donald Trump accuses NYT of 'treason', urges Jeff Sessions to probe anonymous author of damning op-ed

Trump, battling one of the deepest crises in his 20-month presidency, has raged about Wednesday's searing essay, branding its unidentified writer a "gutless" coward and accusing The New York Times of borderline treason for publishing it.

Ex-Donald Trump aide George Papadopoulos sentenced to 14 days in jail; fined $9,500  for 'lying' in Russia probe
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Ex-Donald Trump aide George Papadopoulos sentenced to 14 days in jail; fined $9,500 for 'lying' in Russia probe

US District Judge Randolph Moss sentenced foreign policy aide George Papadopoulos to 14 days, noting that he "lied in an investigation that was important to national security."

Donald Trump government siding with Asian American students suing Harvard: 'No American should be denied admission to school because of race'
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Donald Trump government siding with Asian American students suing Harvard: 'No American should be denied admission to school because of race'

The Justice Department on Thursday sided with Asian-American students suing Harvard University over the Ivy League school's consideration of race in its admissions policy, the latest step in the Trump administration's effort to encourage race-neutral admissions practices.

Donald Trump reiterates need for wall along US-Mexico border to curb immigration, seeks funds from citizens
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Donald Trump reiterates need for wall along US-Mexico border to curb immigration, seeks funds from citizens

US President Donald Trump has called for the building of the Mexico wall and has asked for the US citizens to contribute for the wall

21 Indian-origin persons sentenced to prison in multi-million call centre fraud in US
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21 Indian-origin persons sentenced to prison in multi-million call centre fraud in US

Twenty-one Indian-origin persons have been sentenced in Washington to up to 20 years for their role in a massive India-based call centre scam which defrauded thousands of US residents of hundreds of millions of dollars, the Justice Department said.

US judge suspends quick deportation of reunited migrant families; ACLU asks to give time to plan to seek asylum
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US judge suspends quick deportation of reunited migrant families; ACLU asks to give time to plan to seek asylum

Attorneys said newly reunited families should be given time to talk through whether they plan to seek asylum and mull over the possible ramifications for both the parents and the children.

Donald Trump rescinds Barack Obama-era guidelines on race and ethnicity in college admission, triggers widespread criticism
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Donald Trump rescinds Barack Obama-era guidelines on race and ethnicity in college admission, triggers widespread criticism

The guidelines were among 24 policy documents revoked on Tuesday by the US Justice Department for being "unnecessary, outdated, inconsistent with existing law, or otherwise improper."

Donald Trump's poorly-handled reversal on immigration policy still leaves future of 2,000-plus children uncertain
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Donald Trump's poorly-handled reversal on immigration policy still leaves future of 2,000-plus children uncertain

An embattled Donald Trump — beset on all sides by critics of his immigration policy — reversed the decision to separate immigrant children from their parents on the US-Mexico border, on Wednesday