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Washington:US surgeon general Vivek H Murthy was on Friday dismissed by the Trump administration, and replaced by his deputy, Rear Admiral Sylvia Trent-Adams. Vivek H Murthy was the 19th US surgeon general(US Surgeon General/Facebook) The US department of health and human services issued a statement saying Murthy was asked to step down “after assisting in a smooth […]

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Press Trust of India: US President Donald Trump has accused Iran of “not living up to the spirit” of the nuclear deal signed in 2015 under the Obama administration and termed the agreement as “terrible” and “badly negotiated”. US President Donald Trump holds a joint news conference with Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni at the […]

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Seoul: North Korean state media warned the United States of a “super-mighty preemptive strike” after US secretary of state Rex Tillerson said the United States was looking at ways to bring pressure to bear on North Korea over its nuclear programme. A man walks in front of portraits of North Korea founder Kim Il Sung […]

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Atlanta: Georgia has issued a birth certificate for a toddler with the last name “Allah” after initially declining to do so because that doesn’t match either of the parents’ last names, a civil rights group that sued on behalf of the parents said on Thursday. The group that fought for the parents say no one […]

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Islamabad: Pakistan on Thursday termed as “inflammatory” India’s reaction to the conviction of Indian prisoner on death row Kulbhushan Jadhav, saying he was found guilty of “espionage and terrorism” after a “fair trial”. In this March 29, 2016 photo, journalists look at an image of Indian naval officer Kulbhushan Jadhav, who was arrested in March […]

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Tel Aviv, Israel: The ear-splitting explosion from America’s “mother of all bombs” has been followed by calculated silence about the damage it inflicted. US defence secretary Jim Mattis said Thursday he does not intend to discuss damage estimates from last week’s use of the military’s most powerful non-nuclear bomb on an Islamic State stronghold in […]

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A gunman opened fire on police on Paris’ iconic Champs-Elysees boulevard Thursday night, killing one officer and wounding three people before police shot and killed him. The Islamic State group quickly claimed responsibility for the attack, which hit just three days before a tense presidential election. Security already has been a dominant theme in the […]

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Cleveland police issued an arrest warrant on Monday for a gunman they said murdered a man in a crime he broadcast live on Facebook. Officials in the Ohio city said suspect Steve Stephens, 37, shot his 74-year old victim Robert Godwin Sr at random on Easter Sunday, in cold blood. “Suspect did broadcast the killing […]

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North Korea is preparing for “any mode of war” triggered by US military action, Pyongyang’s envoy to the United Nations warned Monday, saying his country would respond to a missile or nuclear strike “in kind.” The statement from North Korea’s deputy ambassador to the United Nations, Kim In Ryong, followed warnings from US Vice President […]

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North Korea’s deputy UN ambassador accused the United States on Monday of turning the Korean Peninsula into “the world’s biggest hotspot” and creating “a dangerous situation in which a thermonuclear war may break out at any moment.” Kim In Ryong told a news conference that “if the US dares opt for a military action,” North […]

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