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US rejects invitation to Russia-led talks on Afghanistan, says discussion 'unlikely to yield progress'
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US rejects invitation to Russia-led talks on Afghanistan, says discussion 'unlikely to yield progress'

Russia said that the Taliban will be joining the 4 talks in Moscow, along with representatives of several neighbouring countries. It will be one of the insurgent group's biggest diplomatic forays since the 2001 US-led invasion of Afghanistan.

VS Naipaul, with his rage and flaws, will be remembered for unflinching honesty, mastery of language
India

VS Naipaul, with his rage and flaws, will be remembered for unflinching honesty, mastery of language

VS Naipaul's was an all-encompassing rage: he raged against half-formed societies; he raged against public defecation; he raged against the colonisers and he raged against the colonised.

Twitter's new multitasking tool lets you see videos and browse at the same time
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Twitter's new multitasking tool lets you see videos and browse at the same time

You can watch videos and read other tweets at the same time on Twitter.

Trump and Obama lose followers on Twitter as it removes fake accounts
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Trump and Obama lose followers on Twitter as it removes fake accounts

Several high-profile users were set to experience a drop in the number of their followers on Twitter

'No big changes' in H-1B visa, says US Deputy Chief of Mission Carlson amid plan to overhaul the immigration system
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'No big changes' in H-1B visa, says US Deputy Chief of Mission Carlson amid plan to overhaul the immigration system

There have been "no big changes" in the H-1B programme and "nothing new" on the H-4 visa policy, the US said on Wednesday, amid the Trump administration's plan to overhaul the immigration system.

US and China may be nearing a deal that can remove the ban order on ZTE Corp: Report
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US and China may be nearing a deal that can remove the ban order on ZTE Corp: Report

The deal could include China removing tariffs on imported US agricultural products, as well as buying more American farm goods.

US FCC claims that net neutrality rules will cease to exist from 11 June as new rules take effect
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US FCC claims that net neutrality rules will cease to exist from 11 June as new rules take effect

US Senate is set to vote as early as next week on whether to reject the FCC repeal of the net neutrality rules - but that effort faces an uphill battle.

Trump administration plans to end work permits for H-1B visa spouses, would overturn Obama's order
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Trump administration plans to end work permits for H-1B visa spouses, would overturn Obama's order

The Trump administration is planning to end allowing spouses of H1-B visa holders to work legally in the United States (US), a top federal agency official has told lawmakers, a move that could have a devastating impact on tens of thousands of Indians.

Russian probe, Stormy Daniels and more: Tempests buffeting White House now threaten to engulf Donald Trump
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Russian probe, Stormy Daniels and more: Tempests buffeting White House now threaten to engulf Donald Trump

Tempests like the Russia collusion probe, Stormy Daniels allegations and tensions with Moscow have merged into a threatening maelstrom for Donald Trump

Barack Obama says North Korea's diplomatic isolation minimises possible leverage in denuclearisation talks
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Barack Obama says North Korea's diplomatic isolation minimises possible leverage in denuclearisation talks

Former president Barack Obama said that negotiations with North Korea on its nuclear weapons programme are difficult, partly because the country's isolation minimises possible leverage

Trump hits back after Joe Biden's 'I'd beat the hell out of him' remark
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Trump hits back after Joe Biden's 'I'd beat the hell out of him' remark

Trump, reacting to comments Biden made about him earlier in the week at an anti-sexual assault rally, tweeted Thursday: "Crazy Joe Biden is trying to act like a tough guy. Actually, he is weak, both mentally and physically, and yet he threatens me, for the second time, with physical assault.

Barack and Michelle Obama in talks to reportedly produce content on Netflix
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Barack and Michelle Obama in talks to reportedly produce content on Netflix

Obama recently appeared on Netflix as the first invitee on David Letterman's new interview series, “My Next Guest Needs No Introduction”.

Washington DC becomes the first US state to set its own net neutrality rules after FCC repealed the Obama-era ruling
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Washington DC becomes the first US state to set its own net neutrality rules after FCC repealed the Obama-era ruling

While several states introduced similar measures this year seeking to protect net neutrality, so far only Oregon and Washington have passed legislation

Weinstein Co reaches $500 million deal to sell assets to former Obama administration official
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Weinstein Co reaches $500 million deal to sell assets to former Obama administration official

The Weinstein Company Board of Directors confirmed the deal late on Thursday, saying it "provides a clear path for compensation for victims and protects the jobs of our employees."

US wants to privatise International Space Station as White House seeks to end its funding, says report
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US wants to privatise International Space Station as White House seeks to end its funding, says report

Could the International Space Station become a commercial venture run by private industry? That is the wish of the White House, which hopes to end funding for the costly programme within a few years.

State of the Union 2018: Donald Trump mixes self-congratulation with warnings about gangs, drugs and violent immigrants
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State of the Union 2018: Donald Trump mixes self-congratulation with warnings about gangs, drugs and violent immigrants

Donald Trump's address blended self-congratulation and calls for optimism amid a growing economy with ominous warnings.

Trump administration is keen to stop funding the International Space Station by 2025: Report
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Trump administration is keen to stop funding the International Space Station by 2025: Report

Therefore, if NASA plans to explore the moon, it would become difficult for it to fund ISS.

Donald Trump administration seeks $18 billion to extend border wall with Mexico over 10 years
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Donald Trump administration seeks $18 billion to extend border wall with Mexico over 10 years

The Trump administration has proposed spending $18 billion over 10 years to significantly extend the border wall with Mexico, providing one of its most detailed blueprints of how the president hopes to carry out a signature campaign pledge

FCC chairman Ajit Pai's asinine video features him in a Santa costume, borders on mocking net neutrality supporters
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FCC chairman Ajit Pai's asinine video features him in a Santa costume, borders on mocking net neutrality supporters

To drive this false promise of free and fair internet home, FCC chairman Ajit Pai released what can only be called a cringe-inducing video on conservative site The Daily Caller.

Barack Obama invokes Nazi Germany in plea to American voters to remain engaged
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Barack Obama invokes Nazi Germany in plea to American voters to remain engaged

Former US president Barack Obama has urged American voters to remain engaged, using the example of Nazi Germany as a cautionary tale about the dangers of complacency.