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US: 1 dead, 7 students injured in Denver school shooting, 2 suspects in custody

US: 1 dead, 7 students injured in Denver school shooting, 2 suspects in custody

Two male suspects - an adult and a juvenile - have been taken into custody, authorities said.

May 08, 2019, 05:35 AM IST
Chinese woman arrested by US Secret Service at Donald Trump's Florida resort carrying thumb drive with malware

Chinese woman arrested by US Secret Service at Donald Trump's Florida resort carrying thumb drive with malware

A Chinese woman who got through security checkpoints at President Donald Trump`s Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida carrying a thumb drive coded with "malicious" software was arrested on Saturday for

Apr 03, 2019, 06:38 AM IST
Indian priest sentenced to six years in prison for child sex abuse in US

Indian priest sentenced to six years in prison for child sex abuse in US

An Indian former Roman Catholic priest has been sentenced to six years in prison for sexually abusing a teenage girl in the US, according to a media report.

Mar 30, 2019, 12:30 PM IST
No body double: Donald Trump blasts #FakeMelania theories

No body double: Donald Trump blasts #FakeMelania theories

The US President claimed that "fake news" was behind it.

Mar 14, 2019, 08:15 AM IST
No date set for Trump-Xi summit; trade negotiations on: White House

No date set for Trump-Xi summit; trade negotiations on: White House

It has not been finalised when a meeting between Trump and Xi will take place. 

Mar 12, 2019, 08:35 AM IST
Donald Trump budget will seek funds for border wall, Space Force

Donald Trump budget will seek funds for border wall, Space Force

Trump's budget for the 2020 fiscal year will increase requests for some agencies while reducing others to reflect those priorities. 

Mar 09, 2019, 11:43 AM IST
New York politician convicted of taking bribes from Indian-origin hotelier

New York politician convicted of taking bribes from Indian-origin hotelier

Harendra Singh has pleaded guilty to bribing Edward Mangano

Mar 09, 2019, 11:24 AM IST
US urges global community to act against JeM and its leadership

US urges global community to act against JeM and its leadership

In a big win for India, US, UK, France ask UN to blacklist JeM chief Masood Azhar. India has been proposing the listing of Azhar since 2016.     

Mar 01, 2019, 09:43 AM IST
US offers $1 million reward to find Osama bin Laden's son

US offers $1 million reward to find Osama bin Laden's son

The United States on Thursday (local time) offered US $1 million reward for information on slain terrorist Osama bin Laden son`s Hamza bin Laden.

Mar 01, 2019, 08:08 AM IST
Pulwama attack: Scores of angry Indians protest in New York, raise 'Pakistan Murdabad' slogans

Pulwama attack: Scores of angry Indians protest in New York, raise 'Pakistan Murdabad' slogans

Waving the tricolour, protesters raised slogans like "Pakistan Murdabad," "Global terror Pakistan, LeT Pakistan."

Feb 23, 2019, 06:34 AM IST
Fernandina tortoise, presumed to be extinct, spotted for the first time in over a century

Fernandina tortoise, presumed to be extinct, spotted for the first time in over a century

This particular species of the tortoise was not seen in more than 110 years and feared to be extinct.

Feb 22, 2019, 07:55 AM IST
Donald Trump signs order to establish US Space Force as 6th military branch

Donald Trump signs order to establish US Space Force as 6th military branch

US President Donald Trump on Tuesday signed an executive order to establish a United States Space Force as a new armed service within the Department of the Air Force.

Feb 20, 2019, 07:04 AM IST
Border wall row: 16 states sue Donald Trump for declaring emergency

Border wall row: 16 states sue Donald Trump for declaring emergency

The Democrats are planning to introduce a legislation to invalidate the emergency declaration under the US National Emergencies Act.

Feb 19, 2019, 09:32 AM IST
Jamal Khashoggi killing ‘planned and perpetrated by Saudi Arabia’: UN

Jamal Khashoggi killing ‘planned and perpetrated by Saudi Arabia’: UN

The murder of Khashoggi was enacted upon orders by Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad Bin Salman Al Saud, the UN report said.

Feb 08, 2019, 07:46 AM IST
Venezuela's military blocks humanitarian aid shipment

Venezuela's military blocks humanitarian aid shipment

Venezuela's embattled President Nicolas Maduro is facing a stiff challenge from opposition leader Juan Guaido.

Feb 07, 2019, 07:47 AM IST
Saudi Arabia transferred US-made weapons to terrorists in Yemen: Report

Saudi Arabia transferred US-made weapons to terrorists in Yemen: Report

Saudi Arabia and its coalition partners have used the US-made weapons as a form of currency to buy the loyalties of militias or tribes in Yemen.

Feb 05, 2019, 09:31 AM IST
US suspends compliance on weapons treaty with Russia, threatens to fully withdraw in 6 months

US suspends compliance on weapons treaty with Russia, threatens to fully withdraw in 6 months

The announcement was made by Secretary of State Mike Pompeo.

Feb 01, 2019, 19:57 PM IST
On same page with intelligence community, says Donald Trump day after advising spymasters to go back to school

On same page with intelligence community, says Donald Trump day after advising spymasters to go back to school

A day after advising his top spymasters to go back to school after they differed with him on global threat assessment, US President Donald Trump on Thursday said he and the leadership of country's

Feb 01, 2019, 09:44 AM IST
Indian-origin senator Kamala Harris launches 2020 presidential bid, says US democracy under threat

Indian-origin senator Kamala Harris launches 2020 presidential bid, says US democracy under threat

Harris launched her 2020 presidential bid in her hometown of Oakland, California.

Jan 28, 2019, 08:45 AM IST
Democratic Presidential candidate Tulsi Gabbard apologizes for her past statement on LGBTQ

Democratic Presidential candidate Tulsi Gabbard apologizes for her past statement on LGBTQ

The Iraq war veteran, Gabbard was recently re-elected for her fourth consecutive term to the House of Representatives from the State of Hawaii.

Jan 18, 2019, 11:56 AM IST