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Joe Biden unlikely to be able to pass sweeping changes in healthcare through a divided Congress
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Joe Biden unlikely to be able to pass sweeping changes in healthcare through a divided Congress

Progressives who drive the Democratic Party's health care agenda say Biden must try as hard as he can to deliver, even if Republicans get a majority in the Senate

Can Donald Trump run in 2024? 22nd Amendment allows another him to take another shot at Oval Office
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Can Donald Trump run in 2024? 22nd Amendment allows another him to take another shot at Oval Office

In simple terms, the 22nd Amendment of the US Constitution says that a person can only be elected as president twice

Bigly Yuge: Texas Republicans tricked into judging gaumutra competition say they feel benefits
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Bigly Yuge: Texas Republicans tricked into judging gaumutra competition say they feel benefits

As next week's US election approaches, Indian author Avirook Sen will send despatches from Texas as part of a multi-part satirical series that seeks to probe the assertion that Donald Trump has killed satire

MEA says 'positive developmental changes' in J&K reflect 'complete normalcy' in UT
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MEA says 'positive developmental changes' in J&K reflect 'complete normalcy' in UT

The MEA's statement came after a US lawmaker wrote to EAM S Jaishankar expressing concern over the situation in Jammu and Kashmir one year after Article 370 was abrogated

Civil rights hero John Lewis' funeral set for Atlanta church that Martin Luther King Jr once led
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Civil rights hero John Lewis' funeral set for Atlanta church that Martin Luther King Jr once led

King, a former pastor to the Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta, inspired Lewis' civil rights work as he fought segregation both on the street and during his long tenure in the US Congress

Facebook, Apple, Amazon, Google CEOs testify before US Congress, Bezos promises action if investigation reveals data misuse
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Facebook, Apple, Amazon, Google CEOs testify before US Congress, Bezos promises action if investigation reveals data misuse

Currently, it's unclear how much the lawmakers advanced their goal of bringing some of the world’s largest companies to heel.

Apple, Google, Facebook, and Amazon chiefs to testify before US Congress today to defend their businesses
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Apple, Google, Facebook, and Amazon chiefs to testify before US Congress today to defend their businesses

The captains of the New Gilded Age will appear together before Congress for the first time to justify their business practices.

Donald Trump ends Hong Kong's preferential status citing Beijing's 'oppressive' actions against city
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Donald Trump ends Hong Kong's preferential status citing Beijing's 'oppressive' actions against city

Acting on a Tuesday deadline, Trump also signed a bill approved by the US Congress to penalize banks doing business with Chinese officials who implement the new security law.

Atlanta police chief resigns after cop fatally shoots 27-yr-old African-American man during attempted arrest, protests engulf city
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Atlanta police chief resigns after cop fatally shoots 27-yr-old African-American man during attempted arrest, protests engulf city

Atlanta's police chief resigned Saturday hours after a black man was fatally shot by an officer in a struggle following a field sobriety test. Authorities said the slain man had grabbed an officer's Taser, but was running away when he was shot.

George Floyd's brother, Philonise, pleads with Congress to 'stop the pain' as lawmakers consider law enforcement overhaul
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George Floyd's brother, Philonise, pleads with Congress to 'stop the pain' as lawmakers consider law enforcement overhaul

George Floyd's brother challenged Congress on Wednesday to “stop the pain" as lawmakers consider a sweeping law enforcement overhaul, so the man he looked up to won't become just 'another name' on a growing list of black Americans killed during interactions with police.

Anthony Fauci warns US Congress against premature lifting of lockdown, calls coronavirus treatment or vaccine by September 'a bridge too far'
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Anthony Fauci warns US Congress against premature lifting of lockdown, calls coronavirus treatment or vaccine by September 'a bridge too far'

Leading US infectious disease expert Anthony Fauci on Tuesday warned Congress that a premature lifting of lockdowns could lead to additional outbreaks of the deadly coronavirus, which has killed 80,000 Americans

Coronavirus Outbreak: US House delivers nearly $500 billion as COVID-19 aid after unemployment levels soar
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Coronavirus Outbreak: US House delivers nearly $500 billion as COVID-19 aid after unemployment levels soar

US Congress has delivered a nearly USD 500 billion infusion of coronavirus spending, rushing new relief to employers and hospitals buckling under the strain of a pandemic that has claimed almost 50,000 American lives and one in six US jobs.

Gold prices slip after rising 1% in previous session as dollar firms up; weak equities cap losses
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Gold prices slip after rising 1% in previous session as dollar firms up; weak equities cap losses

Spot gold eased 0.2 percent to $1,689.45 per ounce by 0031 GMT, while plummeting US crude oil prices increased bullion’s safe-haven appeal on Monday.

US Congressman Ami Bera says India must not lose secular democracy, expresses concern over Kashmir, anti-CAA protests
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US Congressman Ami Bera says India must not lose secular democracy, expresses concern over Kashmir, anti-CAA protests

India has witnessed massive protests against the citizenship amendment law which seeks to grant citizenship to non-Muslims who came to India from Pakistan, Afghanistan and Bangladesh facing religious persecution.

Senate moves to limit Donald Trump's authority to use military force against Iran; US president promptly vetoes resolution
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Senate moves to limit Donald Trump's authority to use military force against Iran; US president promptly vetoes resolution

The Senate approved a bipartisan measure Thursday aimed at limiting President Donald Trump's authority to launch military operations against Iran, with eight Republicans joining Democrats in a post-impeachment bid to constrain the White House

US warns China against meddling in Dalai Lama's succession, announces financial and travel sanctions against officials
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US warns China against meddling in Dalai Lama's succession, announces financial and travel sanctions against officials

Under the draft legislation, Washington would freeze any American asset and ban US travel of Chinese officials if they are found to be involved in 'identifying or installing' a Dalai Lama approved by Beijing.

Trump assembles made-for-TV legal team for Senate trial, includes household names like Ken Starr, ex-Harvard professor Alan Dershowitz
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Trump assembles made-for-TV legal team for Senate trial, includes household names like Ken Starr, ex-Harvard professor Alan Dershowitz

President Donald Trump has assembled a made-for-TV legal team for his Senate trial that includes household names like Ken Starr, the prosecutor whose investigation two decades ago resulted in the impeachment of Bill Clinton

Donald Trump's impeachment trial opens as new Ukraine revelations emerge; US senators vow 'impartial justice'
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Donald Trump's impeachment trial opens as new Ukraine revelations emerge; US senators vow 'impartial justice'

The US Senate opened the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump with a quiet ceremony Thursday, senators standing at their desks to swear an oath of 'impartial justice' as jurors, House prosecutors formally reciting the charges and Chief Justice John Roberts presiding

US watchdog says White House violated law in freezing Ukraine aid, faithful execution doesn't permit president to substitute own policy priorities
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US watchdog says White House violated law in freezing Ukraine aid, faithful execution doesn't permit president to substitute own policy priorities

The White House violated federal law in withholding Ukraine aid, an action at the centre of US president Donald Trump's impeachment, a federal watchdog agency said Thursday

Judge halts Donald Trump’s executive order allowing states to block refugees, says policy ‘flies in the face of Congressional intent’ of 1980 Act
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Judge halts Donald Trump’s executive order allowing states to block refugees, says policy ‘flies in the face of Congressional intent’ of 1980 Act

A federal judge on Wednesday halted President Donald Trump's executive order that gave state and local officials the ability to shut the door on refugees, and ignited a fierce debate in communities about how welcoming the United States should be