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Donald Trump misrepresents North Korea nuclear agreement

Donald Trump misrepresents North Korea nuclear agreement

According to the document: "President Trump committed to provide security guarantees to North Korea and Chairman Kim Jong-un reaffirmed his firm and unwavering commitment to complete denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula."

 

Jun 22, 2018, 10:01 AM IST
US to host first Strategic 2+2 Dialogue in July; Sushma Swaraj, Nirmala Sitharaman to attend

US to host first Strategic 2+2 Dialogue in July; Sushma Swaraj, Nirmala Sitharaman to attend

The first strategic 2+2 Dialogue will be held in July in Washington.

Jun 21, 2018, 23:56 PM IST
Harvard University accused of racially discriminating against Asian-American students

Harvard University accused of racially discriminating against Asian-American students

Thorough and comprehensive analysis of the data and evidence makes clear that Harvard College does not discriminate against applicants from any group, including Asian-Americans, whose rate of admission has grown 29 per cent over the last decade

Jun 17, 2018, 13:42 PM IST
International Yoga Day celebrations begin in US

International Yoga Day celebrations begin in US

In his special message on the occasion, Senator Tim Kaine said that while the idea of International Yoga day is new, the art is built upon ancient Indian principles born of a desire to maintain inner well-being. 

Jun 17, 2018, 12:03 PM IST
More women in government may reduce corruption: Trump administration

More women in government may reduce corruption: Trump administration

The study finds that women's presence in these occupations is not significantly associated with corruption, suggesting that it is the policymaking role through which women are able to have an impact on corruption.

Jun 17, 2018, 11:43 AM IST
Man found guilty of murdering Indian-origin student in US

Man found guilty of murdering Indian-origin student in US

The family of the 19-year-old student from Morton Grove was simply unwilling to accept that. 

Jun 17, 2018, 11:22 AM IST
US separates 2,000 children from parents at Mexico border

US separates 2,000 children from parents at Mexico border

The call was largely to defend the administration`s decision to charge every adult caught crossing the border illegally with federal crimes.

Jun 16, 2018, 11:06 AM IST
Woman sues NASA over piece of moon gifted by Neil Armstrong

Woman sues NASA over piece of moon gifted by Neil Armstrong

The US astronaut gave the vial of moon dust along with a handwritten note to the little girl

Jun 13, 2018, 11:32 AM IST
Vladimir Putin expects 'constructive' meeting with Donald Trump in April

Vladimir Putin expects 'constructive' meeting with Donald Trump in April

The two leaders are likely to meet this year as Trump, in April, extended an invitation to meet with the Russian President.

Jun 09, 2018, 09:41 AM IST
Donald Trump to skip G7 climate sessions following spat with Macron

Donald Trump to skip G7 climate sessions following spat with Macron

French President Emmanuel Macron and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau lashed out at Trump for imposing tariffs on their steel and aluminium industries.

Jun 08, 2018, 10:25 AM IST
Trump-Kim summit set for Singapore's Sentosa Island - White House

Trump-Kim summit set for Singapore's Sentosa Island - White House

The summit between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will be on Singapore`s southern island of Sentosa, the White House said on Tuesday as preparations accelerated for next week`s event.

Jun 06, 2018, 10:10 AM IST
Trump, Kim to meet at Capella Hotel on Singapore''s Sentosa Island

Trump, Kim to meet at Capella Hotel on Singapore''s Sentosa Island

US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un will meet at the Capella Hotel on Singapore`s Sentosa Island, the White House has said.

Jun 06, 2018, 10:02 AM IST
Ex-officials in U.S. gymnastics sex abuse scandal to testify to Senate

Ex-officials in U.S. gymnastics sex abuse scandal to testify to Senate

 The Heads of Michigan State University and USA Gymnastics, who resigned in the wake of a sex abuse scandal involving a former doctor at their organizations, could face tough questions when they appear on Tuesday at a U.S. Senate hearing on how to protect athletes from similar behavior. 

Jun 05, 2018, 16:13 PM IST
Donald Trump pulls invitation to NFL champions Eagles over anthem

Donald Trump pulls invitation to NFL champions Eagles over anthem

 U.S. President Donald Trump canceled the planned visit on Tuesday of the Super Bowl champions the Philadelphia Eagles to the White House, saying he disinvited the team after it disagreed with his call for players to stand for the national anthem.

Jun 05, 2018, 10:35 AM IST
Blood test could spot lung cancer early

Blood test could spot lung cancer early

The findings are from one of the first studies to explore whether sequencing blood-borne DNA is a feasible approach to early cancer detection.

Jun 04, 2018, 12:10 PM IST
White House slams group for attacking its senior official as an 'Islamophobe'

White House slams group for attacking its senior official as an 'Islamophobe'

The White House has come out strongly in support of recently appointed Chief of Staff of the National Security Advisor Fred Fleitz whose views on radical Islam have sparked controversy in the past.

Jun 04, 2018, 10:38 AM IST
Iran calls on world to stand up to US President Donald Trump, save nuclear deal

Iran calls on world to stand up to US President Donald Trump, save nuclear deal

US President Donald Trump pulled out last month from the 2015 accord between Iran and world powers that lifted sanctions on Tehran in exchange for curbs to its nuclear programme.

Jun 04, 2018, 10:14 AM IST
North Korea's top three military officials replaced, U.S. official says

North Korea's top three military officials replaced, U.S. official says

North Korea`s top three military officials have been removed from their posts, a senior U.S. official said on Sunday, as U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un prepare to meet on June 12 in Singapore.

Jun 04, 2018, 09:09 AM IST
Trump's lawyer says will fight Russia probe subpoena: report

Trump's lawyer says will fight Russia probe subpoena: report

U.S. President Donald Trump`s lead attorney said that if the special counsel investigating Russia`s alleged meddling in the 2016 U.S. election were to subpoena the president, it would set off a legal battle, according to an ABC News report on Saturday.

Jun 03, 2018, 09:18 AM IST
US trying to find discreet way to pay for Kim's Singapore hotel

US trying to find discreet way to pay for Kim's Singapore hotel

As preparations are underway for the historic US-North Korea summit, American officials are trying to solve the logistical issue of who will pay for North Korean leader Kim Jong-un`s housing at an island resort off the coast of Singapore, a report said.

Jun 03, 2018, 08:46 AM IST

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