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Barack Obama dismissed from jury duty in Chicago

Barack Obama dismissed from jury duty in Chicago

Former US president Barack Obama answered a jury summons on Wednesday, but was dismissed soon after arriving at a Chicago courthouse to perform the civic duty asked of all Americans.

Nov 09, 2017, 13:19 PM IST
Anirban Lahiri's effort keep Internationals alive in Presidents Cup

Anirban Lahiri's effort keep Internationals alive in Presidents Cup

Two years ago the missed four-footer cost Internationals the chance to share the Presidents Cup.

Oct 02, 2017, 00:15 AM IST
56% Americans say Trump 'tearing the country apart'

56% Americans say Trump 'tearing the country apart'

Fifty six per cent of Americans have said that they believed President Donald Trump was "tearing the country apart" instead of drawing people together, according to a new poll.

Aug 31, 2017, 12:30 PM IST
We are fighting Americans in Afghanistan,won't act against Haqqani: Pakistan's DPC Chief

We are fighting Americans in Afghanistan,won't act against Haqqani: Pakistan's DPC Chief

"We are fighting the Americans in Afghanistan and those who cannot fight are waging jihad with their words and pens; the whole nation needs to rise up to defeat the West."

Aug 26, 2017, 18:35 PM IST
Nearly 40% of food in US goes waste: Study

Nearly 40% of food in US goes waste: Study

Huge quantities of nutritious foods end up in landfills instead of meeting Americans' dietary needs," said lead author Marie Spiker, from the Johns Hopkins University in the US.

May 15, 2017, 17:11 PM IST
Only 25% Americans believe Donald Trump keeps his promises: Opinion poll

Only 25% Americans believe Donald Trump keeps his promises: Opinion poll

The April 24 poll also showed that though only a few accept he is keeping his promises, a majority of his supporters believe he is following through his campaign pledges.  

Apr 27, 2017, 16:04 PM IST
Noisy lives putting Americans at risk for hearing loss

Noisy lives putting Americans at risk for hearing loss

The Brigham and Women`s Hospital researchers found that substantial noise exposures, with potential long-term hearing effects, commonlyoccur in occupational and recreational settings and only a small percentage of those exposed are consistently wearing recommended hearing protection.

Mar 17, 2017, 09:39 AM IST
Russian jets accidentally bombed US-backed forces in Syria: US general

Russian jets accidentally bombed US-backed forces in Syria: US general

Russian warplanes bombed US-backed fighters in several small villages in northern Syria after they mistakenly thought Islamic State forces were in the area, a top US general said Wednesday. 

Mar 01, 2017, 23:41 PM IST
US warns its nationals in India to maintain high vigilance level, cites Islamic State threat

US warns its nationals in India to maintain high vigilance level, cites Islamic State threat

Issuing an advisory, US Embassy on Tuesday warned its citizens to stay away from places frequented by Westerners in India and to remain vigilant.

Dec 21, 2016, 21:44 PM IST

80% Americans believe media was biased in 2016 US elections: Poll

Amid endless disputes about media bias in the 2016 US presidential election, 80 per cent Americans believe the media was biased towards one of the candidates, according to a recent poll.

Nov 17, 2016, 20:23 PM IST

51% Americans say Presidents should release medical info

Fifty-one per cent of Americans say a President should release all medical information that might affect his or her ability to serve as Commander-in-Chief, the poll found.

Sep 25, 2016, 00:35 AM IST
Majority of Americans fear Trump presidency: Poll

Majority of Americans fear Trump presidency: Poll

 In the final sprint to Election Day, a new poll underscores those daunting roadblocks for Donald Trump as he tries to overtake Hillary Clinton.

Sep 24, 2016, 01:40 AM IST

43 million Americans lived below poverty line in 2015: Census

More than 43 million Americans lived below poverty line in 2015, a US Census report said on Tuesday, indicating that the world's largest economy experienced one of the sharpest decline in poverty rates in 16 years.

Sep 13, 2016, 21:23 PM IST

Old people suffering from hip fracture may never recover: Study

Around 300,000 older Americans are hospitalized and receive surgery because of hip fractures annually.

Sep 12, 2016, 17:31 PM IST
US remembers victims 15 years after 9/11 attacks

US remembers victims 15 years after 9/11 attacks

The names of the 2,983 victims will be read slowly by relatives as music plays during a ceremony at the 9/11 Memorial plaza in Lower Manhattan that will pause for six moments of silence.

Sep 11, 2016, 19:01 PM IST
Barack Obama urges unity on eve of 9/11 anniversary

Barack Obama urges unity on eve of 9/11 anniversary

President Barack Obama on Saturday urged Americans to remain united in the face of terrorist attacks, in a barely-veiled jab at Republican White House nominee Donald Trump 15 years after 9/11.

Sep 10, 2016, 16:51 PM IST

Young Americans 'completely reject' Trump on immigrants: Obama

Barack Obama believes that young Americans "completely reject" Republican White House hopeful Donald Trump's tough line on immigration and that most Americans share their stance.

Sep 05, 2016, 00:20 AM IST
Americans not comfortable with inter-racial relationships

Americans not comfortable with inter-racial relationships

Americans are embracing mixed-race relationships now-a-days, it is actually masked by with deeper feelings of discomfort, even disgust.

Aug 20, 2016, 11:41 AM IST
Clinton and Trump hit the road, looking for convention bounce

Clinton and Trump hit the road, looking for convention bounce

Both parties are deeply divided and led by profoundly unpopular figures with approval ratings below 40 percent.

Jul 29, 2016, 17:57 PM IST
Muslim woman told to remove hijab for job application in New Zealand

Muslim woman told to remove hijab for job application in New Zealand

A 25-year-old Muslim girl in New Zealand was left embarrassed after she applied for a job at a jewellery shop and was told it was a waste of time unless she removed her hijab.

Jul 24, 2016, 13:22 PM IST