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Most millennials unhappy with Trump: Survey

Most millennials unhappy with Trump: Survey

Trump`s performance was rated on key issues like gun control, immigration policies and possible 2020 presidential candidates.

Jan 17, 2019, 16:29 PM IST
Dutch citizens demand end to quake-hit Groningen gas production

Dutch citizens demand end to quake-hit Groningen gas production

he High Court in 2017 said certainty of supply should play a role in decisions on the production level, but should not outweigh safety concerns.

Jan 17, 2019, 16:15 PM IST
Sri Lankan President signs 3 loan agreements with Asian Development Bank

Sri Lankan President signs 3 loan agreements with Asian Development Bank

Sirisena signed the agreements during his first tour to the ADB headquarters while conducting a five-day state visit to the Philippines.

Jan 17, 2019, 16:05 PM IST
US airport to be renamed after boxing legend Muhammad Ali

US airport to be renamed after boxing legend Muhammad Ali

Officials said they hope to finish the process of renaming the Louisville International Airport to the Louisville Muhammad Ali International Airport by June, when the city hosts its "I Am Ali"

Jan 17, 2019, 15:40 PM IST
Tunisia's largest union starts nationwide strike over pay

Tunisia's largest union starts nationwide strike over pay

Tunisia is under pressure from the International Monetary Fund to freeze public sector wages as part of reforms to help reduce its budget deficit.

Jan 17, 2019, 14:08 PM IST
US shutdown delays space missions but NASA not grounded: Report

US shutdown delays space missions but NASA not grounded: Report

Over 95 per cent of the space agency`s employees have been furloughed due to Trump's partial shutdown.

Jan 17, 2019, 13:48 PM IST
Russian firm offers to invest USD 2 billion in Pakistan's water, power sectors

Russian firm offers to invest USD 2 billion in Pakistan's water, power sectors

The Russian officials also met Minister for Power Omar Ayub and expressed interest to invest in the Jamshoro Power Plant.

Jan 17, 2019, 13:33 PM IST
Israeli student killed in Australia while video chatting with sister

Israeli student killed in Australia while video chatting with sister

 Homicide investigators believe she was assaulted and killed in a random attack shortly after getting off the number 86 tram, just over a kilometre from her home.

Jan 17, 2019, 13:08 PM IST
Five deaths blamed on storms that dump snow, rain on California

Five deaths blamed on storms that dump snow, rain on California

A family of three in El Dorado County, a man in Napa County and another man was killed in Oakland so far due to severe rain and snowstorms.

Jan 17, 2019, 12:56 PM IST
Government shutdown puts US at significant hacking risk

Government shutdown puts US at significant hacking risk

The federal freeze has put the US at a significant risk for both short and long-term cyberattacks.

Jan 17, 2019, 11:44 AM IST
Pompeo's North Korea counterpart arrives in Beijing: South Korea's Yonhap

Pompeo's North Korea counterpart arrives in Beijing: South Korea's Yonhap

Kim arrived at Beijing airport on Thursday on an Air Koryo flight from Pyongyang and was met by North Korea`s ambassador to China.

Jan 17, 2019, 11:30 AM IST
New Zealand asks unruly British tourists to leave

New Zealand asks unruly British tourists to leave

The family, who are travelling on British passports, were involved in a series of incidents in Auckland, New Zealand`s largest city, and Hamilton this week that have shocked New Zealanders.

Jan 17, 2019, 11:25 AM IST
Donald Trump Unpresidented: Fake Washington Post edition takes US by storm

Donald Trump Unpresidented: Fake Washington Post edition takes US by storm

Washington Post's lead story was accompanied with a four-column image of President Trump, in which the US president was looking upset with his head down.

Jan 17, 2019, 11:08 AM IST
Spanish chef provides food to US federal workers amid government shutdown

Spanish chef provides food to US federal workers amid government shutdown

The lunches would normally cost between $8 and $10 each, but they were being served free to any and all federal workers who showed up.

Jan 17, 2019, 10:42 AM IST
Canadian woman briefly detained at Beijing airport: paper

Canadian woman briefly detained at Beijing airport: paper

China has expressed outrage over Canada`s arrest of Meng Wanzhou, chief financial officer of Huawei Technologies Co Ltd.

Jan 17, 2019, 10:33 AM IST
North Korea yet to take concrete steps to dismantle nukes: US

North Korea yet to take concrete steps to dismantle nukes: US

Pence's statement comes during his address to the global chief of mission conference on Wednesday and gains significance as the White House is preparing another summit between President Donald Trump

Jan 17, 2019, 10:25 AM IST
354 migrants prevented from leaving Honduras with US-bound caravan

354 migrants prevented from leaving Honduras with US-bound caravan

More than 700 Hondurans of the caravan have already crossed into Guatemalan territory, while hundreds more are waiting to cross the Agua Caliente border.

Jan 17, 2019, 10:12 AM IST
Taiwan says it won't bow to pressure amid China tension

Taiwan says it won't bow to pressure amid China tension

Beijing has stepped up pressure on Taiwan since Tsai, from the pro-independence ruling party, took office in 2016.

Jan 17, 2019, 09:57 AM IST
Trump's new missile defense strategy eyes space-based sensors

Trump's new missile defense strategy eyes space-based sensors

The official stressed that the viability of space-based missile defense weaponry was only being studied and no decisions had been made.

Jan 17, 2019, 09:46 AM IST
Man charged in plot to attack White House with anti-tank rocket

Man charged in plot to attack White House with anti-tank rocket

At a December 2018 meeting with an undercover FBI agent, Taheb said he wanted to do as much damage as possible and he expected to become a "martyr."

Jan 17, 2019, 09:35 AM IST