In a stunning reversal of policy, the Trump administration abandoned a plan that would have forced out tens of thousands of foreign students following widespread condemnation of the move and pressure from colleges and major businesses.
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Dakota Access pipeline can keep running amid legal fight: U.S. court
The Dakota Access oil pipeline can continue to operate amid an ongoing court battle, a U.S. Appeals Court said on Tuesday, setting aside for now a lower court's order earlier this month to shut and empty the line.
Asian markets, risk assets ride up on vaccine hopes
Asian shares jumped on Wednesday as optimism about a coronavirus vaccine bolstered risk appetite while the euro rose to a four-month top on the prospect of stimulus ahead of a crucial EU summit.
U.S. carries out first execution in 17 years after overnight Supreme Court ruling
The U.S. government carried out its first execution in 17 years on Tuesday, putting to death convicted murderer Daniel Lee over objections by his victims' relatives after the Supreme Court cleared the way with an overnight ruling.
Trump uses Rose Garden as substitute rally venue in onslaught against Biden
President Donald Trump used a White House event on China to excoriate his expected Democratic presidential rival, Joe Biden, on Tuesday in a rambling diatribe that turned the Rose Garden setting into a substitute rally venue, minus his supporters.
Trump downplays police violence against Black people, says 'more white people' killed
President Donald Trump on Tuesday praised U.S. police departments and downplayed police violence against Black people, saying "more white people" are killed by police officers.
U.S. Supreme Court's Ginsburg in hospital after possible infection
U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was admitted to a hospital on Tuesday morning for treatment of a possible infection, a court spokeswoman said.
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