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Joe Biden keeps cap on Pentagon budget – Times of India

WASHINGTON: President Joe Biden kept an effective lid on US military spending in his first budget draft Friday, proposing to spend $715 billion, a marginal hike after sharp increases under predecessor Donald Trump. But Republican lawmakers quickly blasted the proposal as weakening the US military in the face of China’s …

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Biden administration pressed by lawmaker to label white supremacists overseas as terrorists – Times of India

WASHINGTON: President Joe Biden’s administration is being pressed by a key Democratic lawmaker, Rep. Elissa Slotkin, to consider designating white supremacist groups overseas as foreign terrorists subject to US government actions. If Biden’s administration were to take the unprecedented step of listing such groups as Foreign Terrorist Organizations (FTOs), or …

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US Capitol attack sparks debate over security – Times of India

Washington, April 4, 2021 -Officials in Washington appealed Sunday for balance between securing the US Capitol and public accessibility after the second deadly attack this year targeted the seat of American democracy. A policeman was killed and another wounded Friday after a man rammed through security and crashed into a …

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