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Biden signs bill to provide new aid for Ukraine

US President Joe Biden yesterday signed legislation authorising desperately needed military aid for Ukraine, saying Washington would begin sending new assistance to Kyiv within hours.

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Boeing reports loss of $343m on lower plane deliveries

Troubled aviation giant Boeing reported a first-quarter loss of $343 million on Wednesday, reflecting recent safety troubles that have slowed production and deliveries

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Tennessee passes bill to let teachers carry guns at school

Lawmakers in the US state of Tennessee passed a law yesterday that would allow teachers to carry concealed guns in schools

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Bill to ban TikTok in US clears Congress

The US Senate on Tuesday approved legislation requiring the wildly popular social media app TikTok to be divested from its Chinese parent company ByteDance or be shut out of the American market

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US rights report on India finds abuses in Manipur

The US State Department’s annual human rights assessment found “significant” abuses in India’s northeastern Manipur state last year and attacks on minorities, journalists and dissenting voices in the rest of the country.

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Trump faces contempt hearing for comments on witnesses

Donald Trump faces a contempt of court hearing on Tuesday as part of his historic criminal trial, with New York prosecutors insisting the former president repeatedly violated the gag order issued to prevent him from intimidating witnesses

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Pro-Palestinian protesters arrested at Yale, NYU

Columbia cancels in-person classes

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Trump schemed to corrupt 2016 polls

New York prosecutors yesterday began telling a jury why Donald Trump’s alleged cover-up of a hush money payment to a porn star during his 2016 campaign broke the law, as the first-ever criminal trial of a former US president got underway.

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Ukraine aid sends Kremlin powerful message

The passage of $60 billion aid by the US House of Representatives will send a powerful message to the Kremlin that the United States will stay with Kyiv, Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelensky said yesterday.

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Bill to ban TikTok in US moves ahead in Congress

The US House of Representatives approved a bill Saturday that would force the wildly popular social media app TikTok to divest from its Chinese parent company ByteDance or be shut out of the American market

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US military strategy tested

The US military’s success helping Israel stop a massive wave of Iranian missiles and drones last weekend might suggest Washington is well prepared militarily for whatever comes next as Iran and Israel move from shadow warfare to direct confrontation.

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Man who set himself ablaze outside Trump courthouse has died: NYPD

A man who set himself ablaze outside the New York City court where former US president Donald Trump is standing trial has died of his injuries, police said early Saturday

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US had advance warning of Israel attack on Iran: media

The United States received advance notice of Israel's reported strike on Iran but did not endorse the operation or play any part in its execution, US media quoted officials as saying

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Biden, Iraqi PM agree on talks for US-led coalition withdrawal

US President Joe Biden and Iraq’s Prime Minister Mohamed Shia al-Sudani said Monday they would keep working towards the withdrawal of a US-led anti-jihadist coalition in the country.

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'Good morning Mr Trump': takeaways from the historic trial

Donald Trump entered the history books on Monday, becoming the first former US president to stand trial on criminal charges

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Trump’s landmark criminal trial begins in New York

Donald Trump’s New York criminal trial opened yesterday in a historic first for a US ex-president and a seismic twist to an already explosive 2024 presidential election, where the scandal-plagued Republican is seeking to return to power.

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Trump faces criminal trial, a historic first for a former president

Donald Trump became the first former US president to stand criminal trial on Monday when he appeared in a Manhattan court to face charges stemming from a hush-money payment to a porn star that could complicate his bid to win back the White House

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Biden says US helped Israel down nearly all Iran attacks

President Joe Biden said US forces helped Israel shoot down nearly all the drones and missiles fired by Iran Saturday, but appeared to guide the key US ally away from retaliating against Tehran by saying Israel had now shown its strength

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