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Trump's trial starting: 'Grievous crime' or just 'theater'?

WASHINGTON: The Senate launches Donald Trump's historic second impeachment trial on Tuesday, with lawyers for the former president insisting he is not guilty of...

Trump lawyers: Impeachment trial an act of ‘political theatre’

WASHINGTON:Lawyers for Donald Trump on Monday blasted the impeachment case against him as an act of “political theatre” and accused House Democrats on the...

Immigrants, activists worry Joe Biden won't end Donald Trump barriers

HOUSTON: For nearly 17 months, the Trump administration tried to deport the mother and daughter to El Salvador. The Biden administration may finish the...

Biden administration moves to rejoin UN Human Rights Council

WASHINGTON: US President Joe Biden's administration will reengage with the United Nations Human Rights Council, three years after former President Donald Trump withdrew over...

George Shultz, US secretary of state who helped usher out Cold War, dies

WASHINGTON:George Shultz,Ronald Reagan's genial secretary of state who identified a diplomatic opening that helped end the cold War but contributed to a new brand...

Biden says Xi doesn't have a 'democratic bone in his body'

WASHINGTON: President Joe Biden anticipates the US rivalry with China will take the form of "extreme competition" rather than conflict between the two world...

2nd major snowstorm in a week blankets Northeast US

NEW YORK: The Northeastern United States braced for a major snowstorm on Sunday, less than a week after a storm dumped as much as...

US must lift sanctions before return to deal: Iran's Khamenei

TEHRAN: Iran's supreme leader urged the United States to lift all sanctions if it wants Iran to live up to commitments under its nuclear...

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