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US vice president Mike Pence and his wife Karen test negative for deadly coronavirus, says top White House official
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US vice president Mike Pence and his wife Karen test negative for deadly coronavirus, says top White House official

Mike Pence and his wife Karen Pence took the test after a staff from his team tested positive for the deadly disease.

US blames Russia, China, Iran for spreading 'disinformation' on COVID-19; claims they're 'disparaging' American attempts to contain virus
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US blames Russia, China, Iran for spreading 'disinformation' on COVID-19; claims they're 'disparaging' American attempts to contain virus

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has blamed Russia, China and Iran for spreading 'disinformation' on COVID-19 and carrying out coordinated efforts to 'disparage' American attempts towards containing the fast-spreading coronavirus pandemic.

Member of Mike Pence's office tests positive for coronavirus; no close contact with VP, US president, says press secretary
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Member of Mike Pence's office tests positive for coronavirus; no close contact with VP, US president, says press secretary

Mike Pence is leading the White House task force that was formed to combat the coronavirus outbreak.

Qassem Soleimani killing: US House passes war powers resolution in bid to limit Donald Trump's action against Iran
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Qassem Soleimani killing: US House passes war powers resolution in bid to limit Donald Trump's action against Iran

Republicans have largely supported Trump's actions, saying the president was well within his power to take out Iran's architect of proxy operations against Americans in the Middle East. The US considered Soleimani a terrorist.

Over 2,000 foetuses found at home of ex-abortion doctor in US; family makes discovery days after death
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Over 2,000 foetuses found at home of ex-abortion doctor in US; family makes discovery days after death

Ulrich Klopfer, who died on 3 September, was a longtime doctor at an abortion clinic in South Bend, Indiana

NASA faces delays in moon mission, changes Head of Operation to meet Trump's 2024 Artemis deadline
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NASA faces delays in moon mission, changes Head of Operation to meet Trump's 2024 Artemis deadline

Former astronaut Ken Bowersox will be acting head said NASA administrator Jim Bridenstine.

US-China engage in ugly spat at UNSC: Washington alleges graft in Belt & Road initiative; Beijing hits back saying you're prejudiced
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US-China engage in ugly spat at UNSC: Washington alleges graft in Belt & Road initiative; Beijing hits back saying you're prejudiced

The US-China spat soured negotiations on a resolution on Afghanistan, forcing the council to adopt a temporary rollover of the UN mission there for six months instead of a year.

Mike Pence says South China Sea doesn't belong to anyone, US will 'continue to sail' where international law allows
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Mike Pence says South China Sea doesn't belong to anyone, US will 'continue to sail' where international law allows

Pence’s comments follow a major speech in October in which he flagged a tougher US approach towards China, accusing it of “malign” efforts to undermine US president Donald Trump and reckless military actions in the South China Sea.

Mike Pence announces plans to form US Space Force by 2020, says country needs to prepare for 'next battlefield'
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Mike Pence announces plans to form US Space Force by 2020, says country needs to prepare for 'next battlefield'

Donald Trump has called for a "separate but equal" space force, a complicated and expensive move that requires congressional approval.

HR McMaster set to be latest White House aide to get the sack; Donald Trump eyes 'strong replacement' as national security adviser
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HR McMaster set to be latest White House aide to get the sack; Donald Trump eyes 'strong replacement' as national security adviser

US president Donald Trump has decided to replace his national security adviser, HR McMaster, but the move is not expected to be made immediately.

Pakistan does not have safe havens for terrorists: UN envoy Maleeha Lodhi tells Security Council
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Pakistan does not have safe havens for terrorists: UN envoy Maleeha Lodhi tells Security Council

There are no terrorist safe havens in Pakistan, a senior diplomat told the UN Security Council during a discussion on the security situation in Afghanistan.

Donald Trump won't visit DMZ during South Korea visit, says senior White House official
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Donald Trump won't visit DMZ during South Korea visit, says senior White House official

US president Donald Trump will not be going to the De-Militarized Zone (DMZ) dividing the Korean Peninsula when he visits South Korea next week, a senior administration official said.

Is Donald Trump smarter than Rex Tillerson? US president thinks so, proposes they compare IQ tests
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Is Donald Trump smarter than Rex Tillerson? US president thinks so, proposes they compare IQ tests

President Donald Trump suggested he's smarter than Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, saying in an interview published that if Tillerson did call him a moron, as reported, the two should "compare IQ tests."

Mike Pence walks out of NFL game after players kneel during national anthem, Donald Trump takes credit on Twitter
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Mike Pence walks out of NFL game after players kneel during national anthem, Donald Trump takes credit on Twitter

US vice-president Mike Pence walked out of an Indianapolis Colts game when some players kneeled for the national anthem, stoking controversy over the gesture.

Hurricane Harvey: White House to seek $5.9 billion from US Congress as relief fund
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Hurricane Harvey: White House to seek $5.9 billion from US Congress as relief fund

The White House will ask Congress for emergency funding to help those affected by Hurricane Harvey.

Mike Pence says 'military intervention' not an option, stresses on peaceful solution in Venezuela
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Mike Pence says 'military intervention' not an option, stresses on peaceful solution in Venezuela

The United States "will not stand by as Venezuela crumbles," Vice President Mike Pence has said

White House chaos: As scandals engulf Donald Trump administration, Mike Pence walks high wire
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White House chaos: As scandals engulf Donald Trump administration, Mike Pence walks high wire

Mike Pence is the loyal wingman, the ever-discreet figure who rises above the Washington fray. But as the Russia scandal encroaches ever further on Donald Trump's White House, the vice-president is also walking a political tightrope.

CEOs of 18 tech companies meet Trump on overhaul of government computing systems
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CEOs of 18 tech companies meet Trump on overhaul of government computing systems

President Donald Trump met on Monday with the heads of 18 US technology companies including Apple Inc, Amazon.com Inc and Microsoft Corp, seeking their help to make the government's computing systems more efficient.

Indian American among 12 astronaut selected by NASA to conduct research off the Earth
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Indian American among 12 astronaut selected by NASA to conduct research off the Earth

Indian American Raja Chari, a Lieutenant Colonel with the US Air Force has been selected by space agency NASA.

US President Donald Trump threatens to terminate trade pact with South Korea
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US President Donald Trump threatens to terminate trade pact with South Korea

Washington: President Donald Trump has threatened to terminate the US trade agreement with South Korea, declaring that the five-year-old accord with a key ally was "a horrible deal" that has left America "destroyed".