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FILE - This Sept. 21, 2010, file photo shows the death chamber of the new lethal injection facility at San Quentin State Prison in San Quentin, Calif. Only 30 people were sentenced to death in the United States in 2016, the lowest number since the early 1970s and a further sign of the steady decline in use of the death penalty. The number is a sharp drop from the 49 death sentences last year and just a fraction of the peak of 315 in 1996, according to a report from the Death Penalty Information Center, a nonprofit organization that opposes capital punishment and tracks the issue. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg, File)

Death sentences in US decline sharply as public attitudes shift

The growing reluctance of juries to sentence defendants to death is one of several factors contributing to the overall drop in executions.

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US: Will keep challenging Beijing’s ‘aggressive, assertive’ behaviour in SCS

“We will not allow the shared domains to be closed down unilaterally, no matter how many bases are built on artificial features in the South China Sea,” Admiral Harry Harris said.

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Have voiced concern to Pakistan over terror safe havens: US

The US has also voiced concern after India and Afghanistan hit out at Pakistan at the Heart of Asia conference for tolerance of terror safe havens.

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US transgenders avoid public restrooms fearing harassment: Survey

Survey by National Center for Transgender Equality on public restrooms reveals 60 per cent of transgender Americans avoid using public restrooms for fear of confrontation.

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Cuba wants to sign accords with US before Barack Obama exit: Officials

The more Cuba and the United States deepen their detente, the more irreversible it will become, analysts said.

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US lawmakers concerned over curb on Christian charity in India

Human rights bodies and Compassion International say curbs imposed by India to regulate foreign funding is making it difficult for them to work with poor children.

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Time to reconcile: Two cities overcome Pearl Harbour legacy

Co-organised by US and Japan, Tatsunobu Isoda, mayor of Nagaoka, is joining his Honolulu counterpart to mark the 75 year anniversary of Pearl Harbour as friends.

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Donald Trump appoints first woman Nikki Haley in his cabinet, as envoy to UN

The 44-year-old daughter of Indian immigrants, Haley represents what some Republicans hope could be the new face of their party: a younger, more diverse generation of leaders.

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Obama, Saudi prince focus on fight against ISIL

Obama met with Mohammed bin Salman in the Oval office for about an hour.

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Donald Trump to meet NRA, floats terrorism ‘watch list’ gun curbs

The Trump campaign declined to provide more information about the NRA meeting.

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US: ISIS ‘perverting’ Islam to justify false agenda, says White House

United States cannot be at war with any religion, our foundation is built on the principle of religious freedom, said the White house Press secretary.

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Orlando shooting: Adele dedicates an entire show to the victims

The ‘Hello’ queen cried out dedicating an entire show to everyone in Orlando

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Decision to halve US troops in Afghanistan may not be made by NATO summit

Former commanders and envoys have warned that it would be a mistake.

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Florida shooting: A history of violence at gay venues in US

A brief look at violent incidents on gay men in the United States, a history of terror for the LGBT, even before the mass shooting at Orlando.

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Orlando shooting: Clinton postpones first joint campaign with Obama

The suspected gunman, 29-year-old Omar Mateen, had previously been probed by the FBI for alleged links to Islamist radicals but was not under surveillance and had a gun permit.