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  • The Department of Homeland Security on Tuesday announced a ban on carrying electronic devices, excluding phones, on flights originating from eight mainly Middle Eastern and North African countries. 

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    LAST UPDATE : Mar 21, 2017, 7:56 AM EDT
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  • F.B.I. Director James Comey has reportedly denied Trump's wiretapping claims in private.

    The spy chiefs are due to appear before the Congress, where the duo will answer questions over President Donald Trump’s wiretapping claims and also regarding the links between the Trump campaign and Russia.

    LAST UPDATE : Mar 20, 2017, 6:21 AM EDT
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  • U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson meets with Japanese Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida in Tokyo, Japan, on March 16, 2017.

    U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said that Washington is deliberating new diplomatic, security and economic measures against N. Korea as the policy of strategic patience with the reclusive state has met a futile end. 

    LAST UPDATE : Mar 17, 2017, 6:40 AM EDT
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  • Trump's immigration and travel ban sparked widespread protests.

    U.S. president hit back at the judiciary threatening to challenge the verdict that blocked a revised travel ban on visitors from mainly Muslim countries, hours before the executive order was due to come into effect. 

    LAST UPDATE : Mar 16, 2017, 6:23 AM EDT
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    Hawaii on Thursday became the first U.S. state to file a legal suit against President Donald Trump’s revised travel ban, which temporarily restricts refugees and citizens from six mainly Muslim nations from entering U.S.

    LAST UPDATE : Mar 09, 2017, 6:34 AM EST
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  • U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions faces allegations of "perjury" during confirmation hearing.

    Amid mounting pressure, U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced on Thursday that he is recusing himself from an F.B.I. investigation into the alleged Russian interference in America’s 2016 presidential elections. 

    LAST UPDATE : Mar 03, 2017, 4:33 AM EST
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  • U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions denies any meeting with Russian officials.

    A media report claimed that Attorney General Jeff Sessions met Russian ambassador the U.S. twice during the presidential campaign but did not disclose this fact during the confirmation hearing in January.

    LAST UPDATE : Mar 02, 2017, 5:45 AM EST
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  • U.S. President Donald Trump reportedly warned to fellow Republicans to back the healthcare bill or he will move on to tax reforms.

    U.S. president has demanded a vote in the House of Representatives on Friday over a debatable healthcare bill, which many believe, is unlikely to muster necessary support, given the opposition from Republican faction.

    LAST UPDATE : Mar 24, 2017, 6:33 AM EDT
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    Britain followed America’s footsteps on Tuesday as it banned passengers from six mainly Muslim countries from carrying laptops & tablets as hand luggage on U.K.-bound flights while critics rued "Islamophobic" move.

    LAST UPDATE : Mar 22, 2017, 6:39 AM EDT
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