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US House Passes ‘George Floyd’ Police Reform Bill

US House passes 'George Floyd' police reform bill

WASHINGTON – The United States House of Representatives passed a police reform bill that currently has little chance of becoming law amid partisan stalemate. The Democratic-controlled chamber voted 236-181 for the measure primarily along party lines on Thursday night. The legislation is named after George Floyd, the unarmed black man …

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The US, Pakistan Working to Strengthen Economic Ties: Khan

US, Pakistan working to strength economic ties says Amb. Khan

WASHINGTON – Pakistan’s ambassador to the United States, Asad Majeed Khan, said the critical issue at last year’s three meetings between US President Donald Trump and Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan was to improve trade between two countries, as well as investment and economic relations. The ambassador made these comments …

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US Wants to Discuss Prisoner Swaps with Iran Face-to-Face

US wants to discuss prisoner swaps with Iran face-to-face

WASHINGTON – The United States wants a face-to-face meeting with Iran to discuss prisoner releases and wants the U.N. Security Council to impose an indefinite arms embargo on the Islamic Republic, a senior U.S. diplomat said on Tuesday. The two adversaries disagree on many issues, including the decision of United …

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Trump to Halve U.S. Troops in ‘Delinquent’ Germany

Trump to halve U.S. troops in 'delinquent' Germany

WASHINGTON – The United States President Donald Trump said on Monday that he would halve the number of U.S. troops in Germany because Berlin is “delinquent” in contributions to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) and treats the United States “badly” on trade. “Germany is criminal, they have been criminal …

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