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Donald Trump's historic second impeachment is a clarion call for 'moral clarity'
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Donald Trump's historic second impeachment is a clarion call for 'moral clarity'

Pursuit of moral clarity always leads to flurries of whataboutism and bothsidesism. But we can accept that the world is nuanced and inconsistent without giving up a moral compass

Nancy Pelosi re-elected as Speaker of US House of Representatives, narrowly beats Republican Kevin McCarthy
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Nancy Pelosi re-elected as Speaker of US House of Representatives, narrowly beats Republican Kevin McCarthy

Setting up her priorities for the 117th Congress, Pelosi said that this is the time for the nation to heal, given the sufferings due to the coronavirus pandemic

US Congress passes $740 million defence bill that calls out Chinese aggression against India at LAC
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US Congress passes $740 million defence bill that calls out Chinese aggression against India at LAC

The National Defense Authorisation Act included key components of Indian-American Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi's resolution urging the Chinese government to end its military aggression against India

US Senate passes Bill eliminating per-country cap for all work visas; move to benefit Indians
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US Senate passes Bill eliminating per-country cap for all work visas; move to benefit Indians

The legislation eliminates the seven percent cap for employment-based immigrant visas, a provision that will facilitate the removal of the massive backlog of Indian IT professionals in the US

Trump administration wages last major Supreme Court fight to exclude undocumented immigrants from census
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Trump administration wages last major Supreme Court fight to exclude undocumented immigrants from census

If the outgoing president's plan goes forward, states with large numbers of undocumented immigrants could see their influence reduced in the US House of Representatives

US lawmakers pass bipartisan resolution urging China to de-escalate situation with India along LAC
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US lawmakers pass bipartisan resolution urging China to de-escalate situation with India along LAC

China should work toward de-escalating the situation along the LAC through existing diplomatic mechanisms and not through force, the resolution said.

Coronavirus pandemic: US extends travel ban to UK and Ireland, mulls restrictions within country; Trump awaiting result after taking COVID-19 test
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Coronavirus pandemic: US extends travel ban to UK and Ireland, mulls restrictions within country; Trump awaiting result after taking COVID-19 test

President Donald Trump announced Saturday that the United States will broaden its European travel ban, adding the United Kingdom and Ireland to its list, and was considering imposing restrictions on travel within the US to areas hit hard by the coronavirus spread

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.

House Democrat leaders march Donald Trump's formal articles of impeachment to Senate; Nancy Pelosi says president will be held accountable
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House Democrat leaders march Donald Trump's formal articles of impeachment to Senate; Nancy Pelosi says president will be held accountable

In a dramatic procession across the US Capitol, House Democrats carried the formal articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump to the Senate late Wednesday

Donald Trump's impeachment trial likely to begin on 21 January; House to send articles against US president to Senate
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Donald Trump's impeachment trial likely to begin on 21 January; House to send articles against US president to Senate

Republicans enjoy majority in the 100-member Senate. As such Trump appears to be confident that impeachment would be defeated in the Senate. The White House has confirmed its defence team for the Senate trial.

Donald Trump impeachment: With fresh evidence in hand, Chuck Schumer demands more emails and documents
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Donald Trump impeachment: With fresh evidence in hand, Chuck Schumer demands more emails and documents

Senator Chuck Schumer said on Monday that newly-released emails showing that military aid to Ukraine was suspended 90 minutes after President Donald Trump demanded "a favour" from Ukraine's president were "explosive"

A president impeached and a nation convulsed: US was being torn apart long before House voted on Donald Trump
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A president impeached and a nation convulsed: US was being torn apart long before House voted on Donald Trump

Is anyone really surprised that President Donald Trump was impeached? His defiant disregard for red lines arguably made him an impeachment waiting to happen.

Daily Bulletin: Donald Trump impeached by US House; Delhi HC to hear PIL seeking judicial probe in Jamia violence; day's top stories
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Daily Bulletin: Donald Trump impeached by US House; Delhi HC to hear PIL seeking judicial probe in Jamia violence; day's top stories

Here are today's top stories: Delhi HC agrees to hear PIL seeking fact-finding committee to look into violence in Jamia University; Cops gear up to tackle anti-CAA protest in Mumbai today; and more

‘Democracy defining moment’: US House of Representatives heads towards ‘historic’ vote to impeach Donald Trump
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‘Democracy defining moment’: US House of Representatives heads towards ‘historic’ vote to impeach Donald Trump

The US House pressed toward its historic votes to impeach US president Donald Trump on Wednesday, arguing over the charges he faces and the legitimacy of the probe that brought Congress and the day that will leave a lasting mark on his tenure at the White House.

'All roads lead to Putin': Nancy Pelosi brings impeachment focus back to Russia as Democrats draft formal charges against Donald Trump
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'All roads lead to Putin': Nancy Pelosi brings impeachment focus back to Russia as Democrats draft formal charges against Donald Trump

House Democrats are bringing the impeachment focus back to Russia as they draft formal charges against President Donald Trump

White House refuses to participate in Donald Trump's impeachment hearing set for next week, calls Democrat-led inquiry 'completely baseless'
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White House refuses to participate in Donald Trump's impeachment hearing set for next week, calls Democrat-led inquiry 'completely baseless'

The White House said on Friday it would refuse to take part in hearings in the US House of Representatives set for next week that will consider what articles of impeachment to bring against President Donald Trump

US House of Representatives passes Hong Kong 'Democracy Act'; bill aims to defend civil rights in semi-autonomous territory
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US House of Representatives passes Hong Kong 'Democracy Act'; bill aims to defend civil rights in semi-autonomous territory

The US House of Representatives passed a bill Tuesday sought by pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong that aims to defend civil rights in the semi-autonomous territory, prompting an angry response from China

US House of Representatives approves amendment to defence Bill to curb Donald Trump's powers to attack Iran
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US House of Representatives approves amendment to defence Bill to curb Donald Trump's powers to attack Iran

The US House of Representatives voted to restrict President Donald Trump's ability to attack Iran, voicing fear that his hawkish policies are pushing toward a needless war.

US Congress to vote today on bill to remove 7% country-cap on green card; move likely to benefit H1-B visa holders
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US Congress to vote today on bill to remove 7% country-cap on green card; move likely to benefit H1-B visa holders

The US Library of Congress Tuesday said the Fairness for High-Skilled Immigrants Act, also known as HR 1044, is the most viewed bill in the week beginning 7 July.

Donald Trump administration begins printing 2020 Census without citizenship question; move welcomed by Democrats
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Donald Trump administration begins printing 2020 Census without citizenship question; move welcomed by Democrats

The Trump administration has said the questionnaires for the 2020 census would be printed without the citizenship question, a move seen as a major political victory for the opposition Democratic party