Republicans blame Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton for North Korean missile test

Republicans blame Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton for North Korean missile test

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie said that the North Koreans do not understand anything but toughness and strength.

Friendly no more: Trump, Cruz erupt in bitter fight at Republican debate

Projections that the debate would be a free-for-all were accurate.

'United States of America most powerful nation on Earth. Period': Barack Obama

'United States of America most powerful nation on Earth. Period': Barack Obama

The address came amid nervousness in America about terror and the changing economy.

Barack Obama tells US to embrace time of `extraordinary change`

Barack Obama tells US to embrace time of `extraordinary change`

President Barack Obama on Tuesday will tell Americans nervous about terror and the changing economy that they should not fear the future, in a farewell State of the Union address designed to draw sharp contrast with Republicans.

For most Americans, curbing freedom to fight terror legitimate

 A majority of Americans say it can be necessary for the government to sacrifice freedoms to fight terrorism, according to a new survey.

Suspense as French far-right eyes first regional prize

 French voters flocked to the polls today as the far-right National Front (FN) looked for a historic win in regional elections that could boost leader Marine Le Pen's bid for the presidency in 2017.

Suspense as French far-right eyes first regional prize

 French voters flocked to the polls today as the far-right National Front (FN) looked for a historic win in regional elections that could boost leader Marine Le Pen's bid for the presidency in 2017.

Only 57% Americans against Donald Trump's anti-Muslim agenda – Guess who is intolerant?

Only 57% Americans against Donald Trump's anti-Muslim agenda – Guess who is intolerant?

A majority of Americans may have rejected Donald Trump`s proposal to temporarily ban the entry of Muslim immigrants into the US, but the Republican presidential hopeful has found support on the issue from GOP voters.

Majority of Americans view Islam negatively – this includes Democrats too

Majority of Americans view Islam negatively – this includes Democrats too

45 percent of Democrats have unfavourable views about Islam while only 27 percent are supportive towards the religion.

Islamist extremism vs gun control: How San Bernardino shooting polarised US politics

Islamist extremism vs gun control: How San Bernardino shooting polarised US politics

It seems that San Bernardino shooting incident has polarised the US politics.

Amid furore, Trump disowns Muslim database idea

 As his call to create a database to track Muslims in America created a political furore, Donald Trump said the idea was not his, while presidential rival Ben Carson suggested a database for all immigrants.

Republicans clash with Barack Obama over Syria refugee program

US lawmakers have moved to freeze White House plans to resettle Syrian refugees, intensifying a standoff with President Barack Obama.

Obama says GOP incitement on Syria refugees 'needs to stop'

Obama says rhetoric like that is a potential recruitment tool for the Islamic State group.

Hillary Clinton maintains lead among Democratic voters: Poll

Hillary Clinton maintains lead among Democratic voters: Poll

 Hillary Clinton has largely maintained her lead in the Democratic presidential race despite a month of sharpened attacks by rival Bernie Sanders, a self proclaimed democratic socialist, according to a new poll.

Decrying socialism Bobby Jindal wants poor also to pay taxes

Indian-American US presidential hopeful Bobby Jindal has proposed that everyone, including the poor, should pay federal income taxes.

US lawmakers line up to meet Modi at Silicon Valley

US lawmakers line up to meet Modi at Silicon Valley

A number of influential American lawmakers from both the Republican and Democratic parties are lining up to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi who is scheduled to arrive at Silicon Valley on Saturday, organisers of the community reception have said.

Donald Trump says not 'morally obligated' to defend Obama

Republican presidential frontrunner Donald Trump has said he was not morally obligated to defend Barack Obama after he let pass unchallenged a questioner's assertion that the US leader is a Muslim.

Twitter lays bare people's conservative, liberal traits

 If you are a liberal, you are likely to swear more and use more individual words like 'me'. If you happen to be conservative, you are more likely to talk about religion and opt more for the group-oriented 'us', a new study has revealed.