Top US senator urges weapons for Ukraine to fight 'invasion'

The head of the US Senate Foreign Relations Committee called today for supplying Ukraine with weapons to fight what he called a "direct invasion" of the country by Russia.

Obama to spell out message to Putin on former Soviet land

Setting the stage for a NATO summit dominated by the worst East-West tensions in decades, President Barack Obama will go to Estonia this week with a simple message for Vladimir Putin -- don`t mess with NATO`s ex-Soviet members.

US launches air strikes on IS rebels near dam, Amerli: Pentagon

The US military launched new strikes on Islamic State forces in Iraq, using fighter and attack aircraft to carry out strikes near the Mosul dam and Amerli, the Pentagon said on Sunday.

Brother, sister have sex after watching 'The Notebook', arrested

A brother and a sister were arrested by the police for having sex near a church in Effingham County in the state of Georgia.

White House sends congratulations to EU`s Tusk, Mogherini

The White House on Saturday sent congratulations to Polish Premier Donald Tusk and Italy`s Foreign Minister Federica Mogherini on their election to top posts within the European Union.

US cyber-warriors battling Islamic State on Twitter

The United States has launched a social media offensive against the Islamic State and Al-Qaeda, setting out to win the war of ideas by ridiculing the militants with a mixture of blunt language and sarcasm.

Hundreds protest in town where US black teen was slain

 

Missouri: More than 1,000 protesters marched Saturday in the town of Ferguson, Missouri, peacefully reprising recent demonstrations over the shooting this month of an unarmed black teenager by a white police officer, US media reported.

Iran president condemns US sanctions 'invasion'

Iran's President Hassan Rouhani on Saturday called Western sanctions an "invasion" after Washington imposed penalties on 25 businesses, banks and individuals.

Modi wants to take advantage of 'Brand India': BJP lawmaker

Prime Minister Narendra Modi wants to take advantage of the brand created by the Indian diaspora across the globe and this would be his key message when he addresses them at the historic Madison Square Garden in New York, according to a BJP lawmaker.

No invitation to expelled US diplomat: Bahrain

Bahrain has denied that it offered an invitation to a top US diplomat who was earlier expelled after he met with a leading Shiite opposition group, extending a rift between Washington and the tiny, strategic Gulf nation.

At least 100 immigration activists arrested in front of White House

Police arrested more than 100 immigration reform activists Thursday in front of the White House as they demanded the relief for the country's 11 million undocumented foreigners, who are at risk of being deported.

Russia has violated arms treaty by testing cruise missile: US

The United States has found that Russia violated a 1987 arms control treaty by testing a ground-launched cruise missile, a senior US official has said, calling the matter "very serious."

India, US provide assistance to Nepal flood victims

India and the United States have pledged financial support to the people affected by the recent flood and landslides in Nepal that claimed at least 250 lives.

US warns of possible new sanctions against Russia over Ukraine
US warns of possible new sanctions against Russia over Ukraine

The United States warned Thursday it was considering new sanctions against Russia over its involvement in the latest fighting in Ukraine.

Indian American from Chicago indicted in visa fraud

A 30-year-old Indian American businessmen has been indicted on charges for exploiting a US visa program to fraudulently raise approximately USD 160 million from nearly 290 Chinese nationals who invested in the project while seeking US residency.

Obama to travel to China, Myanmar and Australia in November

US President Barack Obama will visit China, Myanmar and Australia in November as part of his administration's Asia Pacific re-balance strategy and attend key regional summits and meet G-20 leaders, a senior US official said.

US council aware of reports that second American killed in Syria

The US National Security Council on Wednesday said it was aware of media reports that a second American associated with Islamic State militant fighters had been killed in Syria, but it could not confirm the death.

Sister of Boston bomb suspects is arrested, charged in NY

A sister of the Boston Marathon bombing suspects was arrested Wednesday in New York on suspicion of making a bomb threat, police said.

Romney for US president in 2016? Iowa poll puts him on top

Americans may not be through with Mitt Romney after all.

Bobby Jindal sues Obama Administration over Common Core policy

Indian American governor of Louisiana Bobby Jindal today sued the Obama administration, accusing it of hijacking federal grants to coerce states to adopt Common Core educational standards and assessments, thus violating the federal law and the Constitution.