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Trump settles Trump University lawsuits for $25m

NEW YORK -UNS -Donald Trump has settled three Trump University lawsuits for $25m (£20m), the New York Attorney General has said. The US president-elect was being sued by former students who paid $35,000 (£28,000) for real estate “secrets” from his “hand-picked” instructors. Mr Trump had …

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US Jewish vows to register as a Muslim if Trump creates database of Muslim Americans

WASHINGTON -UNS/BBC- The Jewish head of the Anti-Defamation League (ADL), an anti-bigotry group, has vowed to register as a Muslim if Donald Trump creates a database of Muslim Americans. The idea of a Muslim database arose in November 2015, when Mr Trump told a reporter …

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USA Universities receive grants to work with Pakistani varsities

WASHINGTON -UNS : The United States and Pakistan are increasing collaboration to work mutually on various research and academic projects. According to a statement of US State Department, twenty three American universities from sixteen states have received grants to work with Pakistani universities in fields …

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Obama urges Trump to stand up to Russia

UNS/BBC- US President Barack Obama has urged his successor Donald Trump to stand up to Russia if it deviates from US “values and international norms”. Speaking in Berlin, Mr Obama said he hoped the US president-elect “does not simply take a realpolitik approach” to dealing …

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Muslim student’s hijab ripped off in US

A Muslim student’s hijab was allegedly ripped off and her hair pulled down by a classmate at a school in US, the latest in a series of assaults and threats reported against headscarf-wearing women in the US following Donald Trump’s win. The incident took place …

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Trump election: Priebus and Bannon given key roles

WASHINGTON -UNS – US President-elect Donald Trump has awarded key roles in his incoming team to a top Republican party official and a conservative media chief. Reince Priebus, chairman of the Republican National Committee (RNC), will be his chief of staff. In this role, he …

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Trump vows to immediately deport up to three million immigrants

WASHINGTON: Donald Trump will keep his vow to deport millions of undocumented migrants from the United States, he said in an interview to be broadcast Sunday, saying as many as three million could be removed after he takes office. “What we are going to do …

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Clinton blames defeat on FBI director

NEW YORK -UNS- Hillary Clinton has blamed her defeat in the US presidential election on interventions by the FBI director. James Comey’s announcement of a new inquiry into her use of email while secretary of state shortly before election day had stopped her campaign’s momentum, …

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Four Americans killed in Afghanistan blast: Pentagon

WASHINGTON -UNS – Over Four Americans were killed Saturday in a huge explosion inside the largest US military base in Afghanistan, Secretary of Defense Ash Carter said. The Americans — two servicemembers and two contractors — were killed at Bagram Airfield by “an apparent suicide …

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Fresh protests in US cities over Trump win

NEW YORK: Thousands of demonstrators took to the streets in several US cities for a second night of nationwide protests on Thursday over the stunning election of Donald Trump to the presidency. Shouting “Not my president!” and carrying placards that read “I did not elect …

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