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Jurgen Klinsmann vows US will learn from Panama loss
Jurgen Klinsmann vows US will learn from Panama loss

Jurgen Klinsmann still isn`t sure how his US team that beat the Dutch and Germans last month wound up fourth in the Gold Cup after two embarrassing defeats.

US President Barack Obama begins landmark Kenya visit

US President Barack Obama arrived in Kenya late Friday, his first visit to the country of his father`s birth since his election as president.

Britain needs to stay in EU to support transatlantic ties, Obama says

US President Barack Obama said he wants Britain to stay in the European Union and help maintain the post-war transatlantic partnership, prompting angry responses from Eurosceptic lawmakers in London.

`Drifter` gunman kills two, injures nine in cinema rampage

A lone gunman who opened fire in a crowded US movie theater killing two people was a drifter who tried to escape before turning the gun on himself, police said Friday.

Website linked to Tennessee shooting denies it sells guns

The website where friends of the Tennessee shooting suspect said he had purchased guns before last week`s attack denied on Thursday that it was in the business of selling weapons, saying it instead offered "a free speech forum."

Donald Trump flies into boycott on US-Mexico border

Donald Trump boarded his private jet for the Texas-Mexico border on Thursday and flew headlong into fresh controversy as a border agents union announced it was boycotting his visit.

Bombs kill 29 as Nigerian leader says US hampering fight

Bomb blasts at two bustling bus stations killed 29 people and wounded 105, officials said on Thursday after Nigeria's new president warned that the US refusal to sell his country strategic weapons is "aiding and abetting" Boko Haram.

Mylan foundation to block Israel`s Teva hostile takeover bid

Dutch-based US pharmaceutical giant Mylan`s independent foundation said Thursday it will exercise a call option allowing it buy shares to control half the company to fend off a multi-billion hostile takeover bid by Israeli rival Teva.

US defence chief visits Iraq to assess Ramadi campaign

US Defense Secretary Ash Carter made a surprise visit to Baghdad on Thursday to assess the campaign against Islamic State, as Iraq advances plans to retake the fallen capital of Sunni-dominated Anbar province.

Kapil Sharma along with 'Comedy Nights...' team off to US-Canada tour
Kapil Sharma along with 'Comedy Nights...' team off to US-Canada tour

One of the most popular comic shows, 'Comedy Nights With Kapil' hosted by ace comedian Kapil Sharma has won the hearts of many with it's amazing performances on television.

Stephens student moves HC for character certificate from college

A student-editor of St Stephens' banned e-magazine on Wednesday moved the Delhi High Court seeking a character certificate and alleging that the provisional graduation certificate issued to him does not certify his character as has been done in the case of others who graduated from the college.

Clint Dempsey-fueled USA confident ahead of Jamaica clash
Clint Dempsey-fueled USA confident ahead of Jamaica clash

Defending champions the United States, sparked by six goals in four matches from Clint Dempsey, enter Wednesday`s Gold Cup semi-finals confident but cautious against a defensively determined Jamaica.

Ryan Hunter-Reay defends Iowa title, leads US sweep
Ryan Hunter-Reay defends Iowa title, leads US sweep

Former Indianapolis 500 winner Ryan Hunter-Reay successfully defended his title by leading a 1-2-3 USA podium sweep Saturday at the Iowa Corn 300 IndyCar race.

Coughlin denied Pan Am gold; four athletes banned
Coughlin denied Pan Am gold; four athletes banned

Four athletes were busted for doping as day seven of competition at the Pan American Games got off to a rough start on Friday, and while Canada strengthened their grip on the medals table there was more disappointment for U.S. swimmer Natalie Coughlin.

US applauds India's multi-stakeholder approach on Internet

The US has applauded India's recent support for multi-stakeholder approach on Internet, saying the decision is critical for ensuring the vitality of the World Wide Web.

Kurdish-US alliance against IS stokes resentment in Syria

A close alliance between the US-led coalition battling the Islamic State jihadist group and Syrian Kurdish fighters has racked up successes, but also stirred resentments that could hamper the campaign.

Chattanooga shooter briefly worked at nuclear plant

The man who killed four US Marines worked at an Ohio nuclear plant in 2013, before being fired for not meeting minimum employment requirements, a spokeswoman told AFP Friday.

Suspect in Chattanooga slaying made 2014 trip to Jordan
Suspect in Chattanooga slaying made 2014 trip to Jordan

The suspect in the fatal shootings of four US Marines travelled to Jordan and possibly other Middle Eastern countries for seven months last year, authorities said on Friday, as the investigation focussed on any signs of a connection to Islamist militants.

US sex offender arrested for allegedly killing two in Maine

A 35-year-old registered US sex offender was arrested Friday in Maine on suspicion of killing two men, shooting three people and kidnapping a woman in an overnight crime spree.

Mysterious icy plains glimpsed on Pluto`s surface
Mysterious icy plains glimpsed on Pluto`s surface

Smooth, icy plains have been spotted on the surface of Pluto, in the latest images released Friday from a NASA spacecraft that flew by the dwarf planet this week.