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US imposes visa rules to restrict "birth tourism"

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Washington/Xinhua/UNI: US State Department on Thursday announced new visa rules aimed at restricting "birth tourism" - trips foreigners take with the purpose of obtaining US citizenship for their children.
US sentences terrorist to 19 years for Benghazi attack that killed US Envoy- Justice Dept
Washington/Sputnik/UNI: A Libyan national has been sentenced in a US federal court to 19-and-a-half years in prison on terror charges stemming from the attack in Benghazi that killed the US Ambassador to Libya in 2012, the Department of Justice said in a statement.
US police arrest 1 suspect in connection with Seattle shooting in Washington state
San Francisco/Xinhua/UNI: One suspect has been arrested in connection with the shooting that killed one woman and injured seven others, including a nine-year boy, in downtown Seattle in Washington state, police said Thursday.
US envoy threatens Solemani's successor with 'same fate' if killings of Americans continue
Moscow/Sputnik: The successor of Iranian top general Qasem Soleimani, the commander of the Quds special forces unit of the Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) who was killed in a US strike earlier in January, will face a similar fate if they continue to kill US nationals, the US special representative for Iran, Brian Hook, told Arabic-language daily Asharq al-Awsat.
US Senate Sets Procedure for Trump Impeachment Trial
Washington/Sputnik/UNI: The US Senate approved early on Wednesday the rules for the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump in a 53-47 vote along party lines.
Iranian lawmaker offers $3mln reward for killing Donald Trump
Tehran/Sputnik/UNI: An Iranian lawmaker Ahmad Hamzeh from the southeastern city of Kerman, on Tuesday announced a three million dollar reward to anyone who kills US President Donald Trump.
McConnell unveils draft schedule for Trump impeachment trial
Washington/Xinhua/UNI: US Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Monday proposed a draft resolution on schedules of the upcoming impeachment trial of President Donald Trump in the Republican led upper chamber.
Pompeo hopes Berlin conference will help at least to reduce arms flow to Libya
Washington/Sputnik/UNI: US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo hopes that the conference on Libyan settlement in Berlin will help at least reduce arms deliveries to Libya, as stipulated by the UN embargo.
Venezuelan President Maduro Says Ready for Direct Dialogue With US, Guaido
Moscow/Sputnik: Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said he was ready for a direct dialogue with the United States, as well as with opposition leader Juan Guaido
Pompeo will meet with representatives of EU, Egypt, Turkey, Germany, UAE in Berlin
Washington/Sputnik: US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will meet with representatives of the European Union, Egypt, Turkey, Germany and the United Arab Emirates on the sidelines of the conference on Libyan settlement in Berlin, the US State Department said.
Trump Impeachment: Legal team call charges 'Brazen & Unlawful'
Washington/UNI: The White House legal team slammed House Democrats' impeachment effort against President Donald Trump as "brazen and unlawful" in its first formal response.
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