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World, Americas, 02 Jun 2017

Russian interference in US election: Former FBI chief Comey to testify next week

Comey was leading the FBI's probe into Russia's interference in US election, and his firing by Trump on May 9 sparked a political uproar.

02 Jun 2017 7:13 PM

Trump will not move US embassy to Jerusalem for now: official

Palestinian leaders, Arab govts and Western allies had urged Trump not to proceed with the embassy relocation.

02 Jun 2017 2:56 PM

Trump's climate decision a 'disappointment: Justin Trudeau

Trudeau also conveyed his intention to continue working with international partners to address climate change.

02 Jun 2017 1:48 PM

Trump's call to quit Paris accord takes 'America First' to 'America Alone'

Trump announced the withdrawal the same day he pulled back from another campaign promise: to move the US Embassy in Israel to Jerusalem.

02 Jun 2017 12:26 PM

Paris agreement irreversible, cannot be renegotiated: world leaders

The nations dismissed US President Donald Trump's suggestion of revising the global pact, hours after he decided to leave the accord.

02 Jun 2017 11:01 AM


Trump moves US Supreme Court over Muslim travel ban

The filing to the high court argues that the federal appeals court in Richmond, Virginia, made mistakes in ruling against the policy.

02 Jun 2017 9:59 AM

Elon Musk, other US CEOs hit out at Trump for quitting Paris agreement

Musk had vowed on Wednesday to quit the business panels if Trump made good on a pledge to scrap the agreements.

02 Jun 2017 9:43 AM

India, China benefiting the most: Trump pulls out of Paris climate deal

Trump said that the agreement on climate change was unfair to the United States, as it badly hit its businesses and jobs.

02 Jun 2017 9:13 AM

US issues clarification on higher education H-1B exemption criteria

As mandated by the Congress, the US Citizenship and immigration Services (USCIS) can issue up to 65,000 H-1B visas.

02 Jun 2017 9:09 AM

US out of Paris climate deal; UN says India, China showing strong leadership

UN Environment chief Erik Solheim said that US’ withdrawal from the Paris Agreement will not deter the global efforts.

02 Jun 2017 8:41 AM


Donald Trump announces US withdrawal from Paris climate deal

Trump complained that the deal gives other countries an unfair advantage over US industry and destroys American jobs.

02 Jun 2017 1:33 AM