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US military to hire transgenders from 2018: Trump administration moves federal court to block implementation of policy
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US military to hire transgenders from 2018: Trump administration moves federal court to block implementation of policy

President Donald Trump's administration has asked a federal court to block the Pentagon from starting the hiring of transgender recruits in 2018.

Internet Association urges FCC to delay the vote for repealing net neutrality
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Internet Association urges FCC to delay the vote for repealing net neutrality

Internet Association President Michael Beckerman asked for the vote to be delayed, or for the five commissioners to vote down the measure.

Destroy terrorist havens in Pakistan or US will do it, CIA chief tells Islamabad
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Destroy terrorist havens in Pakistan or US will do it, CIA chief tells Islamabad

In a stern warning to Pakistan, the CIA chief has said if Islamabad does not eliminate terrorist "safe havens" in its territory, the US will do "everything" it can to destroy them.

Obama's message to youth: Engage offline as technology overuse can isolate people
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Obama's message to youth: Engage offline as technology overuse can isolate people

The Town Hall, held at the Teen Murti Bhawan Auditorium in New Delhi, was organised by the Obama Foundation and was broadcast live on the Internet.

FCC chairman Ajit Pai accuses Twitter of being politically biased, calls it part of the problem for open internet
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FCC chairman Ajit Pai accuses Twitter of being politically biased, calls it part of the problem for open internet

“When it comes to an open internet, Twitter is part of the problem,” Pai said. “The company has a viewpoint and uses that viewpoint to discriminate.”

Final countdown to crucial H4 visa decision
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Final countdown to crucial H4 visa decision

Coast to coast, suspense is building over the fate of work permits allowed to H4 visa holders in the fag end of the Obama years and the signals are bleak so far.

Donald Trump's ban on transgender military personnel: Second federal judge rules against president's order
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Donald Trump's ban on transgender military personnel: Second federal judge rules against president's order

Second federal judge on Tuesday ruled against Trump's ban on transgender military personnel, further undermining his order by saying Pentagon-funded sex reassignment surgeries can continue to go ahead

Donald Trump's four-month ban on refugees ends; US administration prepares for tougher screening procedures
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Donald Trump's four-month ban on refugees ends; US administration prepares for tougher screening procedures

President Donald Trump's four-month worldwide ban on refugees ended on Tuesday, officials said, as his administration prepared to unveil tougher new screening procedures.

Tech companies including Google, Microsoft, Facebook, Intel and others lobbying for 'Dreamers' to remain in the US
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Tech companies including Google, Microsoft, Facebook, Intel and others lobbying for 'Dreamers' to remain in the US

Nearly two dozen major companies in technology and other industries are planning to launch a coalition to demand legislation that would allow young, illegal immigrants a path to permanent residency

US senators reach bipartisan deal to salvage Obamacare subsidies eliminated by Donald Trump last week
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US senators reach bipartisan deal to salvage Obamacare subsidies eliminated by Donald Trump last week

US senators have announced they had reached a bipartisan deal to continue a programme that helps low-income Americans purchase health insurance, days after Trump cut such subsidies

Las Vegas attack: With 273 mass shootings in 275 days, United States continues to be plagued by gun violence
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Las Vegas attack: With 273 mass shootings in 275 days, United States continues to be plagued by gun violence

The horrifying events in Las Vegas on Sunday night mark the 273rd mass shooting in the US in the 275 days that have passed so far in 2017

After Zuckerberg dismissed Facebook's influence on the 2016 US Presidential election, Obama advised him to take the threat of fake news seriously
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After Zuckerberg dismissed Facebook's influence on the 2016 US Presidential election, Obama advised him to take the threat of fake news seriously

In November last year, Obama made a personal appeal to Zuckerberg to take the threat of fake news and political disinformation seriously.

Top US CEOs urge Donald Trump against ending Obama-era migrant amnesty programme DACA
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Top US CEOs urge Donald Trump against ending Obama-era migrant amnesty programme DACA

The CEOs of dozens of big-name US firmspressed President Donald Trump to keep an amnesty for people brought to the United States illegally as children.

Donald Trump's new Afghanistan strategy reflects America's intellectual bankruptcy and is bound to fail
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Donald Trump's new Afghanistan strategy reflects America's intellectual bankruptcy and is bound to fail

US president Donald Trump on Monday announced an extension of his country’s military presence in Afghanistan. So what else is new?

Donald Trump's new Afghanistan strategy: Much to gladden India but key remains putting pressure on Pak
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Donald Trump's new Afghanistan strategy: Much to gladden India but key remains putting pressure on Pak

President Donald Trump may be reviled within his own country for his mercurial temperament but his long awaited Afghan strategy is going to find strong support in some quarters.

Donald Trump's new Afghanistan strategy: President tries to sway his base but there's no easy way out for US
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Donald Trump's new Afghanistan strategy: President tries to sway his base but there's no easy way out for US

While the new US strategy on Afghanistan announced by President Donald Trump on Monday offered nothing new or dramatic, it was an attempt to sway his base.

Donald Trump vows to win 'unwinnable war' in Afghanistan: US president should learn from past presidents and precedents
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Donald Trump vows to win 'unwinnable war' in Afghanistan: US president should learn from past presidents and precedents

How he plans to do so is still murky despite the months of internal deliberations that ultimately persuaded Trump to stick with a conflict he has long opposed.

Transcript leak of Donald Trump's conversations are a national security matter: White House
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Transcript leak of Donald Trump's conversations are a national security matter: White House

The leak of of telephonic conversations between Donald Trump and the leaders of Mexico and Australia is a national security matter, the White House said.

FCC slapped with lawsuit demanding public disclosure of correspondence in net neutrality debate
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FCC slapped with lawsuit demanding public disclosure of correspondence in net neutrality debate

Ajit Pai, earlier this year, had announced that he would be removing the net neutrality act which is supposed to ensure free internet to all.

Pentagon delays decision on transgender recruits by 6 months on the eve of deadline
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Pentagon delays decision on transgender recruits by 6 months on the eve of deadline

Defence secretary James Mattis on Friday delayed a plan to start accepting transgender recruits in the military, the Pentagon said