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Explained: What the change in US policy on Israeli settlements in West Bank means

The West Bank, a patch of land about one and a half times the size of Goa, was captured by Jordan after the 1948 Arab-Israeli War. Israel snatched it back during the Six Day War of 1967, and has occupied it ever since.

US-born woman who joined ISIS is not an American citizen, judge rules

The ruling leaves the fate of Muthana and her child in doubt amid the deteriorating security environment in northern Syria since Turkey invaded territory held by the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces, a U.S. ally. The refugee camp in which Muthana and her son are held is overseen by the SDF.

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South Korea wealthy enough to pay more for American troops: US Def Secy Mark Esper

South Korean news reports have said the Trump administration is demanding a five-fold increase in South Korean contributions, to about $4.7 billion for 2020, although Jeong declined to confirm the figure. He said his country was prepared to pay a ``fair and reasonable'' amount.

Hillary Clinton on health care, impeachment and gutsy women

Hillary Clinton has been touring the country with her daughter, Chelsea, talking about “The Book of Gutsy Women.”

US forward Christian Pulisic out of Nations League games with a hip injury

Pulisic moved to Chelsea from Germany's Borussia Dortmund in the close season and took time to settle in England, failing to score in his first nine appearances for the London club in all competitions.

Judge fines Trump $2 million for misusing charity foundation

New York state Judge Saliann Scarpulla imposed the penalty after the president admitted to a series of abuses outlined in a lawsuit brought against him last year by the New York attorney general's office.

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Milwaukee Prosecutors charge man with hate crime in acid attack

The attack on Villalaz comes at a time when the Anti-Defamation League says extreme anti-immigrant views have become part of the political mainstream in recent years through sharp rhetoric by anti-immigration groups and politicians, including President Donald Trump.

China says Beijing, Washington to lift tariff hikes as talks advance

US Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said earlier this week that any Phase 1 agreement would be general and cover trade in specific areas such as soybeans and liquefied natural gas. More complicated issues would be tackled in later rounds of negotiations, he said.

US notifies UN of its withdrawal from landmark Paris climate accord

Although Trump announced his decision to withdraw from the historic agreement on June 1, 2017, the process began on Monday with the formal notification and the US will be out of the pact on November 4, 2020.

US targets Iranian top leader Ayatollah Khamenei's inner circle with new sanctions

Coinciding with the 40th anniversary of Iran's seizure of the US embassy in Tehran, the US Treasury Department said it also was blacklisting Iran's Armed Forces General Staff.

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Europe, US melt under heat wave as Greenland sees massive ice melt

Temperature records that had stood for decades or even just hours fell minute by minute in July and Europeans and tourists alike jumped into fountains, lakes, rivers or the sea to escape a suffocating heat wave rising up from the Sahara.

Lights for Liberty: Thousands protest Trump immigration policies in Chicago

The protesters at Saturday's march belted chants critical of President Donald Trump and the Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency. Many of them carried placards with messages including "No kids in cages" and "Abolish ICE."

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Donald Trump celebrates 4th of July with massive military parade

President Donald Trump titled this year's independence day celebration as 'Salute to America', honoring service branches of the US. He had promised military tanks along with "Incredible Flyovers & biggest ever Fireworks!" for the Fourth of July celebration in Washington.

Every day is Memorial Day: US honors fallen heros at Arlington Cemetery

Memorial Day originated in the years following the civil war and it became an official federal holiday in 1971. This year, it was observed on May 27.

Trump move to pull US troops from Syria opens way to turmoil

Trump's declaration of victory was far from unanimous, and officials said U.S. defense and military leaders were trying to dissuade him from ordering the withdrawal right up until the last minute.

From first shot to silence of peace: Here are some iconic images from World War I

As the world marks 100 years since the fighting stopped, here is a look at some key moments in World War I

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A day in the life of a migrant caravan in Mexico

Trump, who campaigned against illegal immigration to win the 2016 US presidential vote, has seized on this caravan in the run-up to the Nov. 6 mid-term congressional elections, firing up support for his Republican Party.

9/11 terror attack: US remembers victims on 17th anniversary

Thousands of 9/11 victims' relatives, survivors, rescuers and others expected at Tuesday's anniversary ceremony at the World Trade Center.

Nikki Haley visits Gauri Shankar Mandir, Jama Masjid, Gurudwara Sis Ganj Sahib

The US envoy Nikki Haley on Thursday morning visited Gauri Shankar Mandir, Jama Masjid, Gurudwara Sis Ganj Sahib and Central Baptist Church in Delhi.

US observes 14th anniversary of 9/11 attack; President Obama pays homage to victims

Barack Obama, First Lady Michelle Obama and others observed a moment of silence to mark the 14th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks on Friday (September 11).

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Fire the gun or film the ultrasound? How women running for office define toughness

The 2018 election cycle in the US has been called “the year of the woman,” but Republican and Democratic female candidates have starkly different takes on what that means.

The day the first and the only time atomic bombs were unleashed on Hiroshima, Japan

It was a day like no other. The day the first ever atomic bomb was dropped on Japan, during World War II.

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Opinion | Why Is US' Rex Tillerson Visit So Important For India ?

US secretary of state Rex Tillerson landed in New Delhi on Tuesday night as part of his three-nation tour to reinforce the point made repeatedly by the Trump administration that it wanted robust ties with India. Tillerson has already laid out the broad contours of his India policy in a speech last week where he […]

A Quick Recap Of PM Modi's Five-Nation Tour

PM Modi began his tour by visiting Afghanistan on Sunday where he launched the ‘India-Afghanistan Friendship Dam’ with his Afghan counterpart. He then reached Qatar the same evening and left for Switzerland from there on Monday evening. After reaching Switzerland on Tuesday, he held a meeting with business leaders and the President of Swiss Confederation. […]

Man killed by unidentified persons in U.S.

Gujarat, Jan 13 (ANI): An Indian was allegedly shot dead by unidentified men near a school in Virginia in the United States. The victim, Harshad Patel, belonged to Anand district of Gujarat.The family members were in shock after hearing the news of Harshad’s death. He was living in the U.S. for 21 years. Harshad was shot at when he was closing his convenience store. He was immediately taken to a hospital where he succumbed to his injuries. The family members sought strict action from the government. Harshad is survived by his wife and two daughters. The United States police is investigating the matter.

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Students deported from US 'held' at Hyderabad airport for eight hours: Mahmood Ali

Hyderabad, Jan 11 (ANI): Deputy chief minister Mahmood Ali on Monday said the students deported from the United States were held at the Hyderabad airport for eight hours due to some paperwork. Ali said the immigration officials informed him that the students had sought admissions to alleged blacklisted universities and hence were deported. He further stated that he instructed the airport authorities to free the students, saying they had already faced a lot of humiliation in the US.

US charges three in massive hack attack

Three men, including two Israelis, have been charged in the US with offences linked to a computer hacking and fraud scheme dating back to 2007.

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