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Donald Trump administration labels COVID-19 pandemic 'Made in China', defend US government's handling of outbreak
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Donald Trump administration labels COVID-19 pandemic 'Made in China', defend US government's handling of outbreak

There's one thing the Trump administration wants Americans to remember about the coronavirus pandemic: It carries the 'Made in China' label.

After suing New York Times, Donald Trump re-election campaign files libel case against The Washington Post over two opinion pieces
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After suing New York Times, Donald Trump re-election campaign files libel case against The Washington Post over two opinion pieces

US President Donald Trump's re-election campaign sued the Washington Post for libel on Tuesday over two opinion pieces that it said suggested improper ties between the campaign and Russia, North Korea or both

France says social media platforms will still sign hate speech pledge
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France says social media platforms will still sign hate speech pledge

BIARRITZ, France (Reuters) - France said it was optimistic that U.S.-based social media platforms including Facebook and Snapchat would still sign a pledge to fight online hate speech despite a last-minute delay. France, which is hosting the G7 summit in Biarritz, was initially hoping to make social media giants sign a so-called "Charter for an Open, Free, and Safe Internet" on Friday, according to the official programme.

White House receives proposed regulation to end work authorisation for spouses of H-1B visa holders
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White House receives proposed regulation to end work authorisation for spouses of H-1B visa holders

US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) which manages the programme said the proposed regulation was not final until the review and comment process was complete.

US keen to invest in India's infra, port, solar sector development, says Donald Trump govt's development finance institution
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US keen to invest in India's infra, port, solar sector development, says Donald Trump govt's development finance institution

The US government's development finance institution OPIC is keen to invest in the development of India's infrastructure, port and solar energy sectors, a top US official said Tuesday.

US govt could terminate work permits for H-1B visa holders' spouses; move to impact over 63,000 Indian families
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US govt could terminate work permits for H-1B visa holders' spouses; move to impact over 63,000 Indian families

The US has reportedly issued employment authorisation documents to more than 71,000 spouses of H-1B visa holders, over 90% of whom are Indians.

H-1B visa rules: Proposed US Bill to protect American jobs has 'onerous' conditions, says Nasscom
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H-1B visa rules: Proposed US Bill to protect American jobs has 'onerous' conditions, says Nasscom

The Bill tightens the definition of visa-dependent companies, and imposes fresh restrictions in terms of minimum salary and movement of talent.

Donald Trump declares North Korea state sponsor of terrorism; US govt to impose additional sanctions today
World

Donald Trump declares North Korea state sponsor of terrorism; US govt to impose additional sanctions today

Trump put North Korea back on a list of state sponsors of terrorism on Monday, a designation that allows the United States to impose more sanctions

Microsoft says it has received at least 1000 surveillance requests from US govt in 1H 2016
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Microsoft says it has received at least 1000 surveillance requests from US govt in 1H 2016

Microsoft Corp said on Thursday it had received at least a thousand surveillance requests from the US government that sought user content for foreign intelligence purposes during the first half of 2016.

European Union is not satisfied with US' explanation regarding Yahoo email scanning orders
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European Union is not satisfied with US' explanation regarding Yahoo email scanning orders

The United States has not satisfied the European Union's concerns about Yahoo's scanning of all customers' incoming emails for US intelligence purposes, the bloc's justice chief told Reuters in an interview.

Experts refute U.S. Govt. study finding linking cancer to cell phone use
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Experts refute U.S. Govt. study finding linking cancer to cell phone use

A recent U.S. Government study seemed to have come up with damning evidence that cell phone radiation causes an uptick in cancer rates. The study was conducted over a period of two and a half years and was only conducted with rats. The results of the study seemed to indicate that the rats, which were subjected to CDMA and GSM radiation, had a higher chance of getting cancer. The rate of incidence was apparently higher with CDMA radiation than GSM.

US Govt to allow Apple to retain and then destroy software to help FBI hack gunman's encrypted iPhone
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US Govt to allow Apple to retain and then destroy software to help FBI hack gunman's encrypted iPhone

The Obama administration told a US magistrate judge on Friday it would be willing to allow Apple Inc. to retain possession of and later destroy specialized software it has been ordered to design to help the FBI hack into an encrypted iPhone used by the gunman in December's mass shootings in California.

US govt will have to grant Narendra Modi visa soon: Rajnath Singh
Politics

US govt will have to grant Narendra Modi visa soon: Rajnath Singh

The US can no longer drag its feet but grant visa to a national leader of the stature of Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi sooner than later, BJP President Rajnath Singh said.

From Larry Page to Mark Zuckerberg: Who said what on PRISM leaks?
Tech

From Larry Page to Mark Zuckerberg: Who said what on PRISM leaks?

Most of the companies named have denied involvement in any such US government program. Here's a quick look at what these companies and their top executives had to say in the response to the charges.

From Larry Page to Mark Zuckerberg: Who said what on PRISM leaks?
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From Larry Page to Mark Zuckerberg: Who said what on PRISM leaks?

Most of the companies named have denied involvement in any such US government program. Here's a quick look at what these companies and their top executives had to say in the response to the charges.