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Trump office may stop spouses of H-1B visa holders from working in US

Trump office may stop spouses of H-1B visa holders from working in US

US President Donald Trump`s administration is set to propose revoking a rule that makes spouses of thousands of H1-B visa holders eligible to work while in the US, potentially complicating a major

Dec 17, 2017, 06:44 AM IST
Donald Trump proclaims Sunday as Wright Brothers Day

Donald Trump proclaims Sunday as Wright Brothers Day

It was on December 17, 1903, that a handcrafted biplane lifted off the soft sand of a windswept beach in Kitty Hawk, North Carolina, ushering in the age of aviation.

Dec 16, 2017, 09:24 AM IST
US judge blocks Trump anti-contraception measure

US judge blocks Trump anti-contraception measure

A federal judge from Pennsylvania Friday blocked a decision by the Trump administration to put an end to an obligation under Obamacare that employers include free contraception in their healthcare

Dec 16, 2017, 08:13 AM IST
US rolls back net neutrality to reach young voters

US rolls back net neutrality to reach young voters

Consumer advocates and trade groups representing content providers have planned a legal challenge aimed at preserving those rules.

Dec 15, 2017, 06:26 AM IST
Donald Trump's top African-American adviser quits White House

Donald Trump's top African-American adviser quits White House

The highest-profile African-American adviser to US President Donald Trump, Omarosa Manigault Newman, will step down on January 20, the White House Press Secretary has said.

Dec 14, 2017, 08:21 AM IST
Donald Trump distances himself from Roy Moore's election defeat

Donald Trump distances himself from Roy Moore's election defeat

US President Donald Trump has sought to distance himself from the defeat suffered by the controversial Republican candidate Judge Roy Moore in the Senate election in the US state of Alabama.

Dec 14, 2017, 06:52 AM IST
I was right, Moore could not win Alabama race: Donald Trump

I was right, Moore could not win Alabama race: Donald Trump

Moore, 70, lost the election yesterday to Democratic candidate Doug Jones.

Dec 13, 2017, 19:39 PM IST
FBI agent on Russia probe called Donald Trump 'idiot': Reports

FBI agent on Russia probe called Donald Trump 'idiot': Reports

Peter Strzok, a senior counterintelligence investigator, also suggested that the Republican Party "needs to pull their head out of their ass," USA Today reported.

Dec 13, 2017, 13:23 PM IST
Democrat Doug Jones wins US Senate seat in Alabama in setback for Donald Trump

Democrat Doug Jones wins US Senate seat in Alabama in setback for Donald Trump

Jones, 63, a former federal prosecutor, prevailed over Roy Moore, whose campaign was dogged by allegations of sexual misconduct toward teenagers.

Dec 13, 2017, 09:34 AM IST
New York bombing heightens fears of holiday attacks

New York bombing heightens fears of holiday attacks

Akayed Ullah, a 27-year-old immigrant who mainly injured himself when he tried to detonate a pipe bomb in a New York subway on Monday.

Dec 13, 2017, 07:47 AM IST
Man charged $18,518 for 20-min Uber ride in Canada

Man charged $18,518 for 20-min Uber ride in Canada

You must have booked cabs on surge pricing whenever in hurry. But this man in Canada was charged $18,518.50 Canadian dollars, which is more than Rs 9 lakh rupees, for a 20-minute Uber ride.

Dec 12, 2017, 13:45 PM IST
#MeToo: woman says Trump kissed, groped her; White House denies allegations

#MeToo: woman says Trump kissed, groped her; White House denies allegations

White House on Monday denied all allegations of sexual harassment and assault against US President Donald Trump.

Dec 12, 2017, 11:47 AM IST
White House rejects Donald Trump accusers demand for Congress probe

White House rejects Donald Trump accusers demand for Congress probe

The White House on Monday rejected calls for a congressional investigation of claims Donald Trump sexually harassed women, saying the American people had spoken on the matter by electing him

Dec 12, 2017, 06:41 AM IST
UN does not confirm Iran link to Yemen missiles: Report

UN does not confirm Iran link to Yemen missiles: Report

UN officials who examined debris from missiles fired at Saudi Arabia from Yemen have not confirmed that they were Iranian-made but are still analyzing the information, according to a confidential

Dec 12, 2017, 06:34 AM IST
US judge clears way for transgender military recruits to enlist

US judge clears way for transgender military recruits to enlist

A US federal judge Monday cleared the way for transgender people to join the military from January 1, denying a request from President Donald Trump`s administration to delay the move.

Dec 12, 2017, 06:28 AM IST
Donald Trump tells NASA to send Americans to Moon

Donald Trump tells NASA to send Americans to Moon

US President Donald Trump directed NASA on Monday to send Americans to the Moon for the first time in decades, a move he said would help prepare for a future Mars trip.

Dec 12, 2017, 06:14 AM IST
Donald Trump`s accusers `should be heard`: Nikki Haley

Donald Trump`s accusers `should be heard`: Nikki Haley

Trump -- who was infamously caught on tape boasting about groping women -- has faced more than a dozen allegations of sexual misconduct, which he and the White House have rejected.

Dec 11, 2017, 14:21 PM IST
Fire in southern California threatening another city

Fire in southern California threatening another city

A fierce wildfire raged on north of Los Angeles Sunday, threatening other towns after already charring vast swaths of land, but other blazes were largely contained after burning for days.

Dec 11, 2017, 06:41 AM IST
Donald Trump demands, gets apology from Washington Post reporter

Donald Trump demands, gets apology from Washington Post reporter

President Donald Trump has demanded and received an apology from a Washington Post reporter over a photo of Trump's Florida rally on Friday.

Dec 10, 2017, 07:49 AM IST
Woman fined for driving too slow, Twitter erupts in 'Is it my mum' jokes

Woman fined for driving too slow, Twitter erupts in 'Is it my mum' jokes

The incident took place on Wednesday evening at Highway 401 near Mallorytown, Ontario.

Dec 09, 2017, 14:48 PM IST

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