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Elliott Abrams is Donald Trump's leading candidate for deputy secretary of state: Source

Elliott Abrams, who served in foreign policy roles for presidents Ronald Reagan and George W. Bush, is President Donald Trump`s leading candidate to be deputy secretary of state, a source familiar with the matter said on Monday.

Feb 07, 2017, 09:17 AM IST

Zia-ul-Haq assured Ronald Reagan Pakistan wouldn't acquire N-bomb: CIA papers

Pakistan`s military ruler General Zia-ul-Haq had assured the then US president Ronald Reagan that Pakistan would not build an atomic bomb, documents declassified by the US`s premier spy agency CIA revealed.

Jan 26, 2017, 18:21 PM IST

Ex-president George HW Bush recovering in hospital after breathing problems

Former US president George HW Bush has been in a Houston hospital since Saturday after he experienced shortness of breath, a family spokesman said on Wednesday.

Jan 18, 2017, 19:27 PM IST
Most Americans looking ahead to a Trump presidency: New poll

Most Americans looking ahead to a Trump presidency: New poll

Trump's favourability has risen post-election to a high point in the polling: 47 per cent have a favorable view of him, 50 per cent unfavorable.

Nov 22, 2016, 21:57 PM IST

Ex-US President Ronald Reagan's shooter released from hospital

John Hinckley Jr., the man who shot former US President Ronald Reagan in 1981, was released on Saturday from a Washington psychiatric hospital, a media report said.

Sep 11, 2016, 08:45 AM IST

Man who tried to assassinate Ronald Reagan in 1981 to be freed

John W. Hinckley Jr., the man who shot President Ronald Reagan in 1981, will be released from a government psychiatric hospital over 35 years after the assassination attempt, a US federal judge ruled on Wednesday.

Jul 27, 2016, 22:17 PM IST
See pic - NASA’s tribute to former First Lady Nancy Reagan

See pic - NASA’s tribute to former First Lady Nancy Reagan

Touching tributes have been pouring in for the former First Lady Nancy Reagan, who died Sunday.

Mar 07, 2016, 03:25 AM IST
Former first lady Nancy Reagan dies at 94 in California

Former first lady Nancy Reagan dies at 94 in California

The former first lady was living in Los Angeles.

Mar 06, 2016, 22:29 PM IST

Russia no longer a superpower: US

Russia is no longer a superpower as its deteriorating economy is ranked "somewhere behind Spain", the White House today said and stressed that Moscow's influence is limited compared to the erstwhile Soviet Union.

Oct 30, 2015, 01:31 AM IST
Pele turns 75: 10 awesome quotes which best define the legend

Pele turns 75: 10 awesome quotes which best define the legend

Regarded as the greatest footballer ever, Brazilian legend Pele celebrates his 75th birthday on Friday.

Oct 23, 2015, 20:01 PM IST

Judge declares mistrial in 1979 NY child murder case

 A New York judge declared a mistrial Friday for a man accused of murdering a "beautiful" six-year-old boy 36 years ago, in a case that has haunted millions of American parents.

May 09, 2015, 04:52 AM IST

Man who shot Reagan `ready` for life outside hospital: Psychiatrist

 Staff treating the man who shot US president Ronald Reagan testified Friday that he was "ready" for life outside the mental hospital and is so extensively trailed by the Secret Service that the government can know where he is anytime.

Apr 25, 2015, 07:44 AM IST

Would-be Reagan assassin seeks expanded freedom in Virginia

Would-be US presidential assassin John Hinckley Jr. should be allowed to reside full time away from the mental hospital where he has lived since shooting Ronald Reagan in 1981, his lawyer argued in federal court on Wednesday.

Apr 23, 2015, 01:43 AM IST

Barack Obama offers energy partnership to woo Caribbean leaders

US President Barack Obama met Caribbean leaders Thursday, offering a clean energy alternative to nations squeezed by more expensive Venezuelan crude.

Apr 10, 2015, 01:26 AM IST

US won`t add murder charges in death of Reagan aide

 The man who shot a presidential spokesman during a 1981 assassination attempt on Ronald Reagan will not face new murder charges, even though the victim`s death last year was ruled a homicide, US prosecutors said on Friday.

Jan 03, 2015, 04:43 AM IST

US won`t add murder charges in death of Reagan aide

 The man who shot a presidential spokesman during a 1981 assassination attempt on Ronald Reagan will not face new murder charges, even though the victim`s death last year was ruled a homicide, US prosecutors said on Friday.

Jan 03, 2015, 04:43 AM IST

Ronald Reagan apologized to Margaret Thatcher for Grenada invasion

Former US president Ronald Reagan personally apologized to Margaret Thatcher when US troops in 1983 secretly invaded Grenada, a Commonwealth island state in the Caribbean, according to newly-released tapes.

Nov 11, 2014, 03:11 AM IST

Reagan apologised to Thatcher over Grenada invasion: Tapes

President Ronald Reagan apologised to then UK Premier Margaret Thatcher in 1983 for not informing her about the US invasion of Grenada, according to a recording of their conversation made public for the first time.

Nov 10, 2014, 22:42 PM IST

US court rejects gay-marriage bans as 'implausible'

A US appeals court judge known for his outspoken views described arguments by Wisconsin and Indiana defending bans on gay marriage as "totally implausible" on Thursday, in a ruling in favor of same-sex couples.

Sep 05, 2014, 07:19 AM IST