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Liz Cheney is an American attorney and politician and the House Republican chair. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@RepLizCheney)

  • Republicans set to punish one of its own because she refuses to embrace Trump's false claim
  • Republicans argue that it is about unity
  • Cheney had called Trump "Republicans argue it's about unity"

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In a tweet, Stormy Daniels said "our legal system is a joke." (Photo Credit: AP/PTI)

  • Donald Trump's lawyer made payments made to porn star Stormy Daniels
  • His lawyer pleaded guilty in 2018 to violating campaign finance laws
  • But Trump has not been charged in the case

.Louisiana, USA
Next week, President Biden is scheduled to negotiate at the White House with senior Republicans. (Photo Credit: AP/PTI)

  • Speaking in deep-Republican Louisiana, Joe Biden pitched his $2.3 trillion proposal
  • Republicans object to funding infrastructure by raising the corporate tax rate
  • "We've got to compete," Biden urged the Republicans

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President Joe Biden was addressing the reporters at the White House. (Photo Credit: AP/PTI)

  • Republicans now face an identity crisis and a "mini-revolution," President Biden said
  • "We need a two-party system," Biden reiterated
  • Biden's comments come after pro-Trump supporters called for the ousting of Liz Cheney

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Former US President Donald Trump and ex-first lady Melania Trump wave to supporters after giving a speech at Andrews Air Force Base. (Photo credit: PTI)

  • Facebook's oversight board upheld the platform's ban on former US President Donald Trump
  • But the board called for a further review of the case within six months
  • The ban was imposed due to Trump's comments regarding the January 6 rampage by his supporters at the US Capitol

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12 Republican lawmakers claimed that PM Narendra Modi pressed US President Joe Biden to support the waiver during a phone call in early May. (AP/PTI File Photo)

  • If the US gives up intellectual property rights, it will harm innovation and production, GOP lawmakers said 
  • The lawmakers said the requested waiver is extraordinarily broad
  • "Although some flexibility may be warranted in emergency situations...," the lawmakers said in a letter

.Florida, USA
Ron DeSantis has served as the Governor of Florida since 2019. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@RonDeSantisFL)

  • An executive order was signed to lift restrictions till July 1
  • A recently signed law would help continue the lifting of restrictions
  • Vaccine rollout in Florida was cited as the reason for the move

The date for the runoff between Republican Jake Ellzey and Susan Wright is yet to be finalised. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@SusanWrightTX6)

  • There were 23 people contesting in the race
  • Republican Jake Ellzey came in second
  • Democrats have lost the chance to expand a House majority before the midterm elections in 2022

Sands died in the year May 1981, after doing hunger strike. (Photo Credit-Twitter/@Ogra_SF)

  • Bobby Sands was the first of 10 Irish republican hunger striker to die after refusing food for 66 days
  • Sands, the commander of 450 Provisional IRA prisoners started hunger strike when he was 26
  • The Provisional Irish Republican Army was formed in 1970

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Travel restrictions will come into effect on May 4. (Photo Credits: Unsplash)

  • Republican lawmaker Jodey Arrington criticised Biden
  • Some GOP leaders called the decision 'xenophobic'
  • Indian-American Congressman Ro Khanna supported the travel ban