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US wants to seize all money Edward Snowden makes from new book

The United States filed a lawsuit on Tuesday against Edward Snowden, the former National Security Agency contractor who leaked secret documents about U.S. telephone and internet surveillance in 2013, saying his new book violates non-disclosure agreements. The Justice Department said Snowden published his memoir, “Permanent Record,” without submitting it to ...

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North Korea, US say nuclear talks to resume this weekend

SEOUL: North Korea and the United States have agreed to resume nuclear negotiations this weekend following a months-long stalemate over the withdrawal of sanc­tions in exchange for disarmament, a se­nior North Korean diplomat said Tuesday. Choe Son Hui, North Korea’s first vice minister of foreign affairs, said the two nations ...

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Australian leader says Trump wanted ‘point of contact’ for Russia probe

Australia’s prime minister played down the significance of a call from Donald Trump as “brief and uneventful”, despite mounting controversy over a politically fraught offer to help the US president. Scott Morrison said Trump had simply asked him to establish “a point of contact” within Australia’s government for an investigation ...

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FWICE asks promoters to cancel concert of Rahat Fateh Ali Khan

BOLLYWOOD: Federation of Western India Cine Employees (FWICE) has asked Indian promoters Karl Kalra and Nirmal Dhaliwal to cancel the concerts of Rahat Fateh Ali Khan in United States and Canada. According to a notice, FWICE said, “We have already given our directive that no Indian artist/singer/dancer/anchor/performer and last but ...

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Pompeo says United States aims to avoid war with Iran

WASHINGTON – The United States aims to avoid war with Iran and the additional troops ordered to be deployed in the Gulf region are for “deterrence and defence,” U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Sunday. Speaking to Fox News, Pompeo added that he was confident U.S. President Donald ...

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Two members of Cuba’s UN mission ordered to leave US

WASHINGTON: Two members of Cuba’s UN mission have been ordered to leave the United States after engaging in activities harmful to US national security, State Department spokeswoman Morgan Ortagus said. “We take any & all attempts against the National Security of the U.S. seriously,” Ortagus said on Twitter. In a ...

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US justice department sues Edward Snowden over new book

The US filed a lawsuit against former NSA contractor, Whistleblower Edward Snowden, who in 2013 leaked secret documents about US telephone and internet surveillance, saying his new book violates non-disclosure agreements. The US justice department said Mr Snowden published his book, “Permanent Record,” without submitting it to intelligence agencies for review, ...

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Pakistan can provide US military bases: Joe Biden

WASHINGTON: Presidential candidate Joe Biden went on the offensive in the third Democratic debate of the 2020 White House race, taking on the Afghanistan issue and saying that a future United States strategy in the war-torn country could depend on bases in Pakistan. “We can prevent the United States from ...

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Facebook launches dating service

WASHINGTON: Facebook rolled out its online dating service for the United States, a move taking on rivals such as smartphone app Tinder. The free “Facebook Dating” site which was announced last year and already available in other countries will allow users to link their Facebook and Instagram post to a ...

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