Morning news brief: Trump acquitted, White House staffer resigns, and more

WION Web Team
New Delhi, Delhi, IndiaUpdated: Feb 14, 2021, 08:45 AM IST

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The US Senate acquitted Donald Trump in the impeachment trial. Majority of Republicans backed Trump as the former president survives yet another impeachment. A White House staffer who threatened a reporter that he would ''destroy" her career submitted his resignation.

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Former US President Donald Trump was acquitted by US Senate in the impeachment trial. Majority of Senate republicans closed ranks to aquit Trump in his second impeachment trial.

It's been a few weeks since the Joe Biden took over the White House as the US President, and the administration has already had its first resignation.

A group of foreign envoys are expected to visit the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir on the 17th of this month. The visit, which is still in the planning stage, will focus on the progress made on the ground in the aftermath of the removal of special status for the region in 2019.

The US Senate acquitted Donald Trump on Saturday of the charge of inciting the January 6 assault on the US Capitol in an unprecedented second impeachment trial.

Myanmar's junta on Saturday suspended laws restricting security forces from detaining suspects or searching private property without court approval and ordered the arrest of well-known backers of mass protests against this month's coup.