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Donald Trump's Supreme Court pick complete Senate hearings

Donald Trump's Supreme Court pick complete Senate hearings

Neil Gorsuch, President Donald Trump`s nominee for the vacant Supreme Court seat, completed his Senate confirmation hearings and managed to avoid commenting on the legality of the travel ban.

Pakistan's Senate chief unhappy over revival of military courts, criticizes Sharif govt's decision

Pakistan's Senate chief unhappy over revival of military courts, criticizes Sharif govt's decision

Pakistan's Senate Chairman and senior Pakistan People's Party leader Mian Raza Rabbani has criticised the Nawaz Sharif government's decision to revive the military courts for another two years term.

Tulsi Gabbard, first Hindu lawmaker in US Congress, elected co-chair of India Caucus

Tulsi Gabbard, first Hindu lawmaker in US Congress, elected co-chair of India Caucus

Tulsi Gabbard, the first Hindu lawmaker in the US Congress, elected as the co-chair of the Congressional Caucus on India and Indian-Americans, has vowed to work for furthering Indo-US relations.

Colombia to set up special war crimes courts

Colombia's senate has approved a constitutional reform that creates special war crimes courts, a key component of the historic peace agreement reached with FARC guerrillas ending five decades of warfare.

Senate confirms Indian-American Seema Verma for top health care post in Donald Trump administration

Senate confirms Indian-American Seema Verma for top health care post in Donald Trump administration

President Donald Trump’s pick to run Medicare and Medicaid, Indian-American Seema Verma, won confirmation on Monday.

Donald Trump's swearing-in US' 58th presidential inauguration ceremony

Donald Trump's swearing-in US' 58th presidential inauguration ceremony

Donald Trump's swearing-in on Friday was the 58th formal presidential inaugural ceremony since 1789, when US' first president George Washington was inaugurated.

Brazil's Senate strips Dilma Rousseff of presidency

Brazil's Senate strips Dilma Rousseff of presidency

Brazil's Dilma Rousseff was on Wednesday stripped of the country's presidency in a Senate impeachment vote ending 13 years of leftist rule in Latin America's biggest economy.

Australian PM almost certain victor in election but no celebration

Australian PM almost certain victor in election but no celebration

Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull to retain power after a bruising national election.

Brazil president impeachment recommended in Senate

A senator selected as a fact-finder by a special Senate commission considering the impeachment of Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff has recommended that she be put on trial for possible removal from office.

No intention of pushing for new war powers vote: Mitch McConnell

The Senate won't take up President Barack Obama's request for new war powers to fight the Islamic State group, Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said today, to avoid tying the hands of the next president.

Hillary Clinton compares email attacks to White House controversies

Democratic presidential front-runner Hillary Rodham Clinton on Sunday again defended her use of a private email server while she was secretary of state, comparing the multiple investigations to Republican-led probes into her husband's administration more than two decades ago.

Is another military takeover in Pakistan imminent?

Is another military takeover in Pakistan imminent?

Pakistan's Senate chief has warned that constitutional checks to prevent yet another military takeover have become redundant in the country which has seen Army rule for nearly half of its 68 years of independence.

South Carolina senate votes to take down Confederate flag

South Carolina senate votes to take down Confederate flag

Lawmakers in South Carolina voted 37-3 on Monday to remove from the grounds of the state legislature the Confederate flag -- a symbol increasingly viewed with repugnance following last month`s shooting massacre at a black church.

Nikki Haley hails Senate vote to remove slavery era flag

Nikki Haley hails Senate vote to remove slavery era flag

South Carolina`s Indian American Governor Nikki Haley hailed the state Senate`s vote to remove the Confederate battle flag from the statehouse grounds three weeks after a white man shot dead nine African-Americans in a historic black church.

US Senate advances reform bill curbing NSA spy powers

The US Senate on Tuesday advanced a landmark measure that ends the government`s bulk data collection of Americans` phone records, while reauthorizing other surveillance powers that lapsed this week.

With US Senate in knots, spy provisions expire at midnight

The US Senate failed to reach a deal Sunday that would prevent key counterterror provisions from expiring at midnight, plunging US national security efforts into potential disarray amid persistent extremist threats.

Crunch time in US Senate as NSA spy programs set to lapse

CIA chief John Brennan warned Sunday that allowing vital surveillance programs to expire could increase terror threats, as the US Senate convened for a showdown over whether to renew the controversial provisions.

'Proud hubby' Ben Affleck gushes about wife Jennifer Garner

'Proud hubby' Ben Affleck gushes about wife Jennifer Garner

 Ben Affleck seems to be smitten by his wife Jennifer Garner, as he said that he is very proud of his actress wife, during a Senatehearing.

Polling ends in Pakistan Senate elections

Polling in Pakistan ended on Thursday for elections to Parliament's upper house in the national and provincial assemblies with Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's ruling PML-N vying to get a majority across 48 seats.

Pakistan's PM Sharif summons meeting on Senate polls

Pakistan's Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Friday convened a meeting of parliamentary leaders to discuss how to make Senate elections transparent, media reported.