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William Barr considering stepping down before US president Donald Trump's term ends
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William Barr considering stepping down before US president Donald Trump's term ends

It is not clear whether the attorney-general’s deliberations were influenced by Trump’s refusal to concede his election loss or his fury over Barr’s acknowledgment last week that the justice department uncovered no widespread voting fraud

H-1B visa suspension: Remote working during COVID-19 lockdown insulates India's IT sector; Indian talent will be in demand, say experts
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H-1B visa suspension: Remote working during COVID-19 lockdown insulates India's IT sector; Indian talent will be in demand, say experts

Analysts and sector specialists said that the latest move by the Trump government is not expected to have much impact on the Indian tech sector which has a significant presence in the US.

FBI sued for improperly withholding info on how facial data of millions of Americans is used
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FBI sued for improperly withholding info on how facial data of millions of Americans is used

Activists believe the FBI is currently collecting biometric data of at least 640 million adults in the United States.

Zero Bark Thirty: Donald Trump tweets picture of US military dog injured in raid on Islamic State chief Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi
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Zero Bark Thirty: Donald Trump tweets picture of US military dog injured in raid on Islamic State chief Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi

Donald Trump tweeted the photo of a Belgian Malinois but did not reveal the name and other details of the service dog.

Islamic State group chief Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi buried at sea by US military with religious rites
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Islamic State group chief Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi buried at sea by US military with religious rites

US officials said that the body of IS group chief Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi was buried at sea as fresh details surfaced about the US special forces operation that led to his death over the weekend.

After Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi's death, an effective successor may not emerge soon
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After Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi's death, an effective successor may not emerge soon

The death of Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi marks the demise of one of the most brutally effective jihadist leaders of modern times.

Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi’s death gives Donald Trump a political boost in face of impeachment inquiry; Russia raises concerns over Islamic State group chief’s ‘umpteenth death’
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Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi’s death gives Donald Trump a political boost in face of impeachment inquiry; Russia raises concerns over Islamic State group chief’s ‘umpteenth death’

President Donald Trump on Sunday said that the elusive leader of the Islamic State (IS) group, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, had been killed, dying "like a dog" in a daring nighttime raid by US special forces in northwest Syria

In Donald Trump's America, nationalism has become a substitute for patriotism; India should take heed, here's why
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In Donald Trump's America, nationalism has become a substitute for patriotism; India should take heed, here's why

The developments in Donald Trump's America is what happens to countries where the mad and rabid narrative of nationalism takes over, as it has in India.

US judge orders Justice Department to release unredacted copy of Mueller grand jury documents by 30 October
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US judge orders Justice Department to release unredacted copy of Mueller grand jury documents by 30 October

Many of the key witnesses in the Trump orbit, including former White House counsel Don McGahn, submitted to voluntary interviews before Mueller's team rather than appear before the grand jury, making it unclear how much significant new information tied to the president is contained in the grand jury transcripts.

Former special counsel Robert Mueller to testify at high-stakes hearing over probe into Donald Trump's Russia links today
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Former special counsel Robert Mueller to testify at high-stakes hearing over probe into Donald Trump's Russia links today

Former special counsel Robert Mueller will face congressional interrogators in a high-stake televised hearing about Donald Trump's alleged Russia links on Wednesday.

US court to pursue Democrats' lawsuit against Donald Trump accusing him of accepting gifts without congressional approval
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US court to pursue Democrats' lawsuit against Donald Trump accusing him of accepting gifts without congressional approval

A federal judge ruled on Tuesday that a lawsuit that accuses President Trump of profiting off the presidency in violation of the Constitution's emoluments clause can move forward. The case brought by nearly 200 congressional Democrats argues that Trump has been accepting gifts from foreign and state governments without congressional approval. Trump, unlike modern presidents before him, has declined to fully divest from his businesses.

Apple to be reportedly probed by Justice Department's Antitrust division and FTC
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Apple to be reportedly probed by Justice Department's Antitrust division and FTC

The FTC was given jurisdiction to look at Amazon.com Inc and Facebook Inc, the sources said.

Here's an explainer on why Google is being hounded by the US antitrust regulators
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Here's an explainer on why Google is being hounded by the US antitrust regulators

The US probe would focus on accusations Google gave preference to its own businesses in search results.

Special Counsel Robert Mueller resigns, says didn't charge Donald Trump with crime as 'it was not an option'
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Special Counsel Robert Mueller resigns, says didn't charge Donald Trump with crime as 'it was not an option'

Robert Mueller opened his remarks by announcing that he was formally closing the Special Counsel's office and resigning his post at the Department of Justice

Sprint, T-Mobile merger wins support of the chairman of the US telecommunications regulator
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Sprint, T-Mobile merger wins support of the chairman of the US telecommunications regulator

T-Mobile also promised that the new company would build a “world-leading 5G” network.

42-year-old Indian extradited to US from Singapore to face charges over multi-million dollar call centre scam
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42-year-old Indian extradited to US from Singapore to face charges over multi-million dollar call centre scam

An Indian has been extradited to the US from Singapore to face charges of his involvement in a multi-million dollar India-based call centre scam that targeted Americans.

Chinese woman arrested by US Secret Service at Donald Trump's Florida resort carrying thumb drive with 'malicious' software
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Chinese woman arrested by US Secret Service at Donald Trump's Florida resort carrying thumb drive with 'malicious' software

US investigators found in Yujing Zhang’s possession four cellphones, a laptop computer, an external hard drive device and a thumb drive

US Attorney General William Barr to make Robert Mueller’s redacted report public by mid-April
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US Attorney General William Barr to make Robert Mueller’s redacted report public by mid-April

The US attorney general plans to make public a redacted copy of Robert Mueller's nearly 400-page investigative report into Russian interference in the 2016 election.

Donald Trump says release of Robert Mueller's report won't bother him, decision lies with Justice Department
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Donald Trump says release of Robert Mueller's report won't bother him, decision lies with Justice Department

Trump on Sunday claimed victory after a summary of the report, submitted to the Congress, found no conspiracy "despite multiple offers from Russian-affiliated individuals to assist the Trump campaign".