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No US bill on tightening Iran nuclear deal imminent: Senator

No US bill on tightening Iran nuclear deal imminent: Senator

In October, President Donald Trump refused to certify that Iran was respecting its commitments on the 2015 nuclear agreement, but did not re-impose sanctions or abandon the deal itself.

Jan 04, 2018, 22:41 PM IST
US seeks no extension of H-1B visas, Indians likely to be hit: Report

US seeks no extension of H-1B visas, Indians likely to be hit: Report

The US is considering new regulations to prevent the extension of H-1B visas as part of president Donald Trump's "Buy American, Hire American" initiative, a move which could hit tech firms and

Jan 03, 2018, 23:54 PM IST
US Congress returns to face full January plate

US Congress returns to face full January plate

 Congress hit the ground running for 2018 on Wednesday, with US President Donald Trump facing a two-week deadline to forge a compromise between Republicans and Democrats that avoids a government

Jan 03, 2018, 22:26 PM IST
Peruvian bus crash death toll mounts to 48

Peruvian bus crash death toll mounts to 48

The bus was carrying some 50 passengers when it collided with an oncoming trailer truck around midday and skidded off the road about 48 kilometres north of Lima.

Jan 03, 2018, 08:23 AM IST
Donald Trump rings in the New Year with self-tribute video

Donald Trump rings in the New Year with self-tribute video

President Donald Trump capped 2017 with a video self-tribute touching on what he sees as the high points of his achievements and rhetoric from his first year in office. He gave a plug to American

Jan 01, 2018, 06:58 AM IST
Texas woman damages $300,000 art on her first date

Texas woman damages $300,000 art on her first date

A woman in Texas, who was on her first date with a notable lawyer, caused a damage to his art collection that worth nearly $300,000.

Dec 30, 2017, 15:10 PM IST
Multiple people shot at in Southern California, 2 dead

Multiple people shot at in Southern California, 2 dead

Police say multiple people have been shot at a business in Southern California.

Dec 30, 2017, 06:19 AM IST
Donald Trump's approval rating same as Barack Obama in first year at office

Donald Trump's approval rating same as Barack Obama in first year at office

According to the Rasmussen Reports' poll, US President Donald Trump on Thursday got an approval rating of 46 percent, as compared to a disapproval rating of 53 percent.

Dec 29, 2017, 07:55 AM IST
As cold wave sweeps North America, Donald Trump makes light of climate

As cold wave sweeps North America, Donald Trump makes light of climate

Trump, 71, has dismissed global warming as a Chinese hoax, vowed to quit the 2015 Paris accord and tapped fossil fuel allies to key environmental posts.

Dec 29, 2017, 07:32 AM IST
Trump sends Christmas greetings, lashes out at political correctness

Trump sends Christmas greetings, lashes out at political correctness

US President Donald Trump said he was proud to wish people a Merry Christmas, and so defend the beautiful time-honoured phrase against political correctness.

Dec 26, 2017, 11:40 AM IST
Japan's Emperor draws record birthday crowd as he prepares to abdicate

Japan's Emperor draws record birthday crowd as he prepares to abdicate

Japan's 84-year-old Emperor Akihito has decided to abdicate the throne.

Dec 23, 2017, 13:03 PM IST
 Ex-Marine held over San Francisco Christmas attack plot: FBI

Ex-Marine held over San Francisco Christmas attack plot: FBI

A former US Marine has been arrested for allegedly plotting a Christmas attack in San Francisco.

Dec 23, 2017, 12:14 PM IST
US Vice President Mike Pence pays surprise visit to US troops in Afghanistan

US Vice President Mike Pence pays surprise visit to US troops in Afghanistan

The superpower`s vexed campaign against Al Qaeda and the Taliban -- born from the rubble of the 9/11 attacks on New York and Washington -- receives ever-less public attention in the United States

Dec 22, 2017, 17:27 PM IST
Jerusalem UN vote: Donald Trump threatens to cut off financial aid

Jerusalem UN vote: Donald Trump threatens to cut off financial aid

The UNGA will hold an emergency session on Thursday to vote on the controversial US decision.

Dec 21, 2017, 06:36 AM IST
Pope Francis ignores abuse scandal in condolences for US cardinal

Pope Francis ignores abuse scandal in condolences for US cardinal

In 2004, an investigation established that some 4,400 Catholic priests were paedophiles and that the number of victims from 1950-2002 stands at around 11,000.

Dec 20, 2017, 23:38 PM IST
Mexican journalist shot dead at primary school holiday party

Mexican journalist shot dead at primary school holiday party

Reporter Gumaro Perez , 34, covered crime for a number of local outlets in Mexico.

Dec 20, 2017, 10:10 AM IST
Mexico bus crash kills 12 tourists including foreigners

Mexico bus crash kills 12 tourists including foreigners

The crash happened on a highway in the state of Quintana Roo, located on the eastern tip of the Yucatan Peninsula.

Dec 20, 2017, 09:57 AM IST
California fire now second-largest in state history

California fire now second-largest in state history

Officials say that the 425-acre Thomas fire burning in Ventura and Santa Barbara counties is slightly larger than the 2012 Rush fire in Lassen County.

Dec 20, 2017, 09:53 AM IST
Sarah Palin's son charged with beating up his father

Sarah Palin's son charged with beating up his father

The 28-year-old son of Sarah Palin was arrested on three charges, including assault.

Dec 19, 2017, 09:53 AM IST
Passenger train on derails in Washington, ​3 killed, 100 injured

Passenger train on derails in Washington, ​3 killed, 100 injured

An Amtrak train derailed on Monday during its inaugural run on a faster route from Seattle to Portland, Oregon, sending passenger cars tumbling from a bridge onto a major highway, killing at least

Dec 19, 2017, 07:27 AM IST

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