Iowa

US envoy: China should allow Nobel laureate Liu Xiaobo treatment abroad

China should allow 61-year-old Liu to seek treatment elsewhere "if it would be of help," Ambassador Terry Branstad told reporters at his first public appearance since arriving in Beijing this week.

 

Jun 28, 2017, 13:26 PM IST

Trump rides high after Republican election win

After wins in South Carolina, Kansas and Montana, Trump's Republicans have now won all four special elections held since his inauguration in January, leaving Democrats demoralized as they seek to snatch control of Congress in next year's mid-term elections.

Jun 22, 2017, 09:11 AM IST

Two Iowa police officers slain in ''ambush-style'' attacks

Two police officers were killed in a pair of "ambush-style" shootings around Des Moines, Iowa, early on Wednesday morning, and police are searching for a possible suspect, whose motives were unknown.

Nov 02, 2016, 19:25 PM IST

Children in Iowa may be able to fire handguns with supervision

Both Meredith and Natalie Gibson, ages 12 and 10 respectively, first fired a gun at a range with adult supervision when they were 5 years old.

Feb 26, 2016, 21:19 PM IST
Shocking defeat for Donald Trump as Ted Cruz wins Iowa vote

Shocking defeat for Donald Trump as Ted Cruz wins Iowa vote

Cruz, a conservative lawmaker from Texas, won with 28 percent of the vote compared to 24 percent for businessman Trump, according to MSNBC.

Feb 02, 2016, 10:28 AM IST
Donald Trump falters, Clinton pushed in Iowa, first US presidential vote

Donald Trump falters, Clinton pushed in Iowa, first US presidential vote

US Senator Ted Cruz beat billionaire Donald Trump in Iowa `s Republican presidential nominating contest on Monday, dealing a big upset to the national front-runner in the race to be their party`s White House nominee in 2016.

Feb 02, 2016, 09:50 AM IST
Donald Trump's White House campaign faces its first test in Iowa

Donald Trump's White House campaign faces its first test in Iowa

Donald Trump`s ground-breaking White House campaign faces its first test at the hands of voters on Monday when Iowa begins the nationwide process of choosing a new U.S. president, with polls showing him in a tight battle with Ted Cruz to be the Republican nominee. 

Feb 02, 2016, 03:32 AM IST
Donald Trump steps up attacks with ''bimbo'' tweet before Fox News debate

Donald Trump steps up attacks with ''bimbo'' tweet before Fox News debate

 US presidential candidate Donald Trump on Wednesday escalated a fight with Fox News, using the word "bimbo" in a derogatory tweet about anchorwoman Megyn Kelly after pulling out of a debate only days before the first nominating contest of the 2016 campaign.

Jan 28, 2016, 05:25 AM IST

Donald Trump to skip next Republican debate: Report

White House hopeful Donald Trump publicly toyed with the idea of pulling out of the debate during a campaign event Tuesday in Iowa.

Jan 27, 2016, 07:12 AM IST

Hillary Clinton urges Iowa voters to finish `shopping`, choose her

Democratic presidential frontrunner Hillary Clinton on Sunday urged Iowa voters still "shopping" for a candidate to choose her, saying she is better equipped than her rival Bernie Sanders to tackle Wall Street reform.

Jan 25, 2016, 07:52 AM IST

Not nervous but expected this as a tight race: Hillary Clinton

Trailing behind rival Bernie Sanders in two key States of Iowa and New Hampshire, US Democratic presidential front runner Hillary Clinton today said she is not nervous and always expected it to be a tight race.

Jan 14, 2016, 01:10 AM IST

Setback for Hillary Clinton as rival Bernie Sanders takes lead in Iowa and NH

US Democratic frontrunner Hillary Clinton suffered a major setback in her presidential campaign as her rival Bernie Sanders took lead in the latest opinion polls in two key primary States of Iowa and New Hampshire.

Jan 13, 2016, 01:52 AM IST

Indian-American Swati Dandekar nominated Asian Development Bank's Executive Director by Barack Obama

Indian-American politician from Iowa Swati Dandekar has been nominated as Executive Director to Asian Development Bank with ambassadorial rank by US president Barack Obama.

Nov 20, 2015, 06:13 AM IST

This is what Barack Obama advised daughter Malia

US President Barack Obama has advised her daughter Malia to be open to new experiences when she goes to college and ensure that she gets a good grade.

Sep 15, 2015, 09:10 AM IST
Super Bowl-winning former New York Giants player Tyler Sash, dead at 27

Super Bowl-winning former New York Giants player Tyler Sash, dead at 27

Super Bowl-winning former New York Giants player Tyler Sash was found dead at his home early Tuesday, multiple US media reports said.

Sep 09, 2015, 13:58 PM IST

Meet monster-like sea scorpion from ancient seas

The fossil of a previously unknown “sea scorpion” - an extinct monster-like predator that swam the seas some 467 million years ago - has been discovered in Iowa in the US.

Sep 01, 2015, 13:17 PM IST

Bobby Jindal confident of winning Iowa Caucus and New Hampshire

Indian-American presidential hopeful Bobby Jindal has exuded confidence that he would win the two key primaries in Iowa and New Hampshire next year even as the Louisiana Governor is unlikely to figure in the first Republican debate featuring party's top ten candidates.

Aug 04, 2015, 16:20 PM IST

Bobby Jindal confident of winning Iowa Caucus and New Hampshire

Indian-American presidential hopeful Bobby Jindal has exuded confidence that he would win the two key primaries in Iowa and New Hampshire next year even as the Louisiana Governor is unlikely to figure in the first Republican debate featuring party's top ten candidates.

Aug 04, 2015, 16:20 PM IST
Bobby Jindal mocked for posing with gun at campaign stop

Bobby Jindal mocked for posing with gun at campaign stop

Republican presidential candidate Bobby Jindal has been mocked on Twitter for posting a photo of himself holding and admiring a weapon while at a campaign stop in Iowa last week.

Jul 08, 2015, 11:07 AM IST
Facing uphill fight in Iowa, Jeb Bush makes his case

Facing uphill fight in Iowa, Jeb Bush makes his case

Facing an uphill battle in Iowa, Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush on Wednesday urged conservatives to accept his more welcoming position on immigration as a way to increase their chances of winning the White House in 2016.

Jun 18, 2015, 09:18 AM IST