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Pakistan providing covert support to Taliban: US Army General

Pakistan providing covert support to Taliban: US Army General

United State Army General Joseph L Votel made the remarks about Pakistan giving covert support to Taliban during a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing on Tuesday.

Mar 16, 2018, 07:25 AM IST
Pedestrian footbridge collapses in Florida, at least 4 people dead

Pedestrian footbridge collapses in Florida, at least 4 people dead

US Senator Bill Nelson of Florida had earlier claimed that at least 6-8 people have died in pedestrian footbridge collapse.

Mar 16, 2018, 06:06 AM IST
Thousands of US students join National Walkout Day to demand action on gun control

Thousands of US students join National Walkout Day to demand action on gun control

Students from more than 3,000 schools took to the streets from Washington to Los Angeles and from New York to Parkland, said reports.

Mar 15, 2018, 08:44 AM IST
California teacher accidentally fires gun while taking a class on firearms safety

California teacher accidentally fires gun while taking a class on firearms safety

The latest incident comes nearly a month after the massacre of 17 students and staff in Parkland, Florida.

Mar 15, 2018, 06:51 AM IST
2 dead after helicopter crashes in New York City's East River

2 dead after helicopter crashes in New York City's East River

Unconfirmed reports state that at least five people are dead.

Mar 12, 2018, 06:20 AM IST
Gunman and three hostages found dead at California veterans home

Gunman and three hostages found dead at California veterans home

The gunman entered a California home for disabled veterans on Friday, fired numerous shots and took three hostages, but there were no injuries at the sprawling facility in the Napa Valley`s wine

Mar 10, 2018, 06:09 AM IST
Have not spoken to her in a long time: Chelsea Clinton about Ivanka Trump

Have not spoken to her in a long time: Chelsea Clinton about Ivanka Trump

Chelsea  appeared on Stephen Colbert's "Late Show" and told the host she hadn't "spoken to [Ivanka] in a long time."

Mar 08, 2018, 06:49 AM IST
Snowstorm batters US Northeast, hundreds of flights cancelled

Snowstorm batters US Northeast, hundreds of flights cancelled

Over 1,900 flights were left grounded at the Kennedy, Newark and LaGuardia Airports.

Mar 08, 2018, 06:44 AM IST
Gunman arrested for suicide attempt in front of White House

Gunman arrested for suicide attempt in front of White House

The gunman has been identified by the Secret service and the Metropolitan Police Department, but his name has not been disclosed citing security reasons.

Mar 04, 2018, 07:10 AM IST
Trusted Donald Trump aide Hope Hicks quits as White House communications director

Trusted Donald Trump aide Hope Hicks quits as White House communications director

Hope Hicks, one of US President Donald Trump`s longest-serving, most trusted aides, is resigning from her job as White House communications director.

Mar 01, 2018, 06:43 AM IST
Donald Trump names campaign manager for 2020 re-election bid

Donald Trump names campaign manager for 2020 re-election bid

Trump has named former digital adviser Brad Parscale as campaign manager of his 2020 re-election campaign. 

Feb 27, 2018, 23:59 PM IST
Former US First Lady Michelle Obama's memoir to be called BECOMING, set for worldwide release on November 13

Former US First Lady Michelle Obama's memoir to be called BECOMING, set for worldwide release on November 13

Michelle Obama, the former First Lady of the United States, is regarded as one of the most iconic and compelling women of the present times.

Feb 26, 2018, 16:11 PM IST
US to announce new sanctions against North Korea as Seoul prepares for talks with Pyongyang

US to announce new sanctions against North Korea as Seoul prepares for talks with Pyongyang

The development comes as South Korea readies itself for more talks with Pyongyang.

Feb 23, 2018, 13:36 PM IST
Florida shooting: Donald Trump says arming teachers could prevent school massacres

Florida shooting: Donald Trump says arming teachers could prevent school massacres

Trump voiced support for the idea during an emotional White House meeting with students who survived the shooting.

Feb 22, 2018, 06:23 AM IST
Pakistan given 3-month reprieve over terrorist financing watchlist: Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif

Pakistan given 3-month reprieve over terrorist financing watchlist: Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif

Pakistan has been given a three-month reprieve by a global watchdog over a US-led motion to put the South Asian country on a terrorist financing watchlist, Pakistan`s Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif

Feb 21, 2018, 08:23 AM IST
Donald Trump Junior arrives in India for week-long visit

Donald Trump Junior arrives in India for week-long visit

 United States President Donald Trump's son Donald Trump Jr, who is on a week-long visit to India, arrived here on Tuesday.

Feb 20, 2018, 09:09 AM IST
'Shame on you!' Florida school shootout survivor to US President Donald Trump at Florida anti-gun rally

'Shame on you!' Florida school shootout survivor to US President Donald Trump at Florida anti-gun rally

A student survivor of the Parkland school shooting called out US President Donald Trump on Saturday over his ties to the powerful National Rifle Association, as hundreds rallied in Florida to demand

Feb 18, 2018, 07:00 AM IST
US charges 13 Russians with interfering in 2016 presidential elections

US charges 13 Russians with interfering in 2016 presidential elections

Thirteen Russian nationals and three Russian companies have been indicted for interfering in the 2016 US presidential election through social media propaganda.

Feb 17, 2018, 07:21 AM IST
Thousands mourn victims of Florida school shooting

Thousands mourn victims of Florida school shooting

Nikolas Cruz, an expelled student, had killed at least 17 people in one of the worst mass shootings in US history.

Feb 16, 2018, 13:25 PM IST
Florida shooting: FBI was warned about Nikolas Cruz in September

Florida shooting: FBI was warned about Nikolas Cruz in September

"I'm going to be a professional school shooter," the alleged Florida shooting accused Nikolas Cruz had said once.

Feb 16, 2018, 08:10 AM IST

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