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US: Radio stations in Washington evacuated after another suspicious package scare

US: Radio stations in Washington evacuated after another suspicious package scare

After nearly three hours of search and examining the package contents, authorities gave an all clear to the FM station that received it. 

Oct 26, 2018, 07:07 AM IST
Suspicious packet sent to actor Robert De Niro's address, manhunt launched

Suspicious packet sent to actor Robert De Niro's address, manhunt launched

The New York police have launched a manhunt after suspicious packets were sent to sone noted Trump critics.

Oct 25, 2018, 17:40 PM IST
Two more 'potential explosive devices' intercepted in US, massive criminal investigation launched

Two more 'potential explosive devices' intercepted in US, massive criminal investigation launched

This comes barely two weeks before US congressional elections.

Oct 25, 2018, 08:24 AM IST
US will increase nuclear arsenal if others don't 'come to their senses': Donald Trump

US will increase nuclear arsenal if others don't 'come to their senses': Donald Trump

The US last week announced ending the decades-old nuclear arms treaty with Russia.

Oct 23, 2018, 08:43 AM IST
US ending decades-old nuclear arms treaty with Russia, announces Donald Trump

US ending decades-old nuclear arms treaty with Russia, announces Donald Trump

Trump has threatened that the US will pull out of the landmark Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty with Russia.

Oct 21, 2018, 11:49 AM IST
Microsoft co-founder and billionaire Paul Allen dies of cancer

Microsoft co-founder and billionaire Paul Allen dies of cancer

Paul Allen died after a prolonged battle with cancer at the age of 65.

Oct 16, 2018, 06:14 AM IST
Bill's affair with Monica Lewinsky wasn't abuse of power: Hillary Clinton

Bill's affair with Monica Lewinsky wasn't abuse of power: Hillary Clinton

Bill Clinton was acquitted by the Senate and completed his term as US President. 

Oct 15, 2018, 09:43 AM IST
Want people to come to US on basis of merit, says Donald Trump; move likely to benefit Indian IT professionals

Want people to come to US on basis of merit, says Donald Trump; move likely to benefit Indian IT professionals

The move can help technology professionals from countries such as India.

Oct 14, 2018, 12:58 PM IST
Donald Trump thanks Turkey for pastor's release, denies cutting deal

Donald Trump thanks Turkey for pastor's release, denies cutting deal

US pastor Andrew Brunson was recently released after two years in Turkish custody.

Oct 14, 2018, 11:10 AM IST
I`m the most bullied person in the world, says Donald Trump's wife Melania

I`m the most bullied person in the world, says Donald Trump's wife Melania

Melania Trump feels she is the most bullied person in the world.

Oct 12, 2018, 07:01 AM IST
Chinese spy tried to steal aviation, aerospace secrets: US

Chinese spy tried to steal aviation, aerospace secrets: US

The US Justice Department said on Wednesday it had arrested and indicted a spy for China`s Ministry of State Security on charges of economic espionage and attempting to steal trade secrets from

Oct 11, 2018, 06:34 AM IST
Five short-listed to replace Nikki Haley as UN ambassador: Donald Trump

Five short-listed to replace Nikki Haley as UN ambassador: Donald Trump

Haley, 46, announced on Tuesday she would resign from her post as the US ambassador to the UN 

Oct 10, 2018, 13:05 PM IST
US: Hurricane Michael upgraded to major Category 3 storm; Floridians flee to higher ground

US: Hurricane Michael upgraded to major Category 3 storm; Floridians flee to higher ground

Michael is projected to plow into Florida`s Panhandle at midday on Wednesday, unleashing potentially devastating waves as high as 13 feet (4 meters).  

Oct 10, 2018, 07:39 AM IST
Donald Trump apologises to Kavanaugh family for their 'terrible suffering'

Donald Trump apologises to Kavanaugh family for their 'terrible suffering'

Brett Kavanaugh has been recently appointed as the US Supreme Court Justice. 

Oct 09, 2018, 10:53 AM IST
Google announces shutting down Google plus after massive user data leak

Google announces shutting down Google plus after massive user data leak

A technical glitch was found to have compromised accounts and personal information of over 500,000 of Google users.

Oct 09, 2018, 06:54 AM IST
Brazilian far-right candidate Jair Bolsonaro wins first round of presidential election

Brazilian far-right candidate Jair Bolsonaro wins first round of presidential election

Brazilian far-right candidate Jair Bolsonaro has won the first round of the presidential election.

Oct 08, 2018, 09:46 AM IST
Donald Trump set to shuffle top generals: Report

Donald Trump set to shuffle top generals: Report

 The White House and Pentagon are looking for a new slate of senior officers to fill several key jobs

Oct 08, 2018, 09:43 AM IST
Overcoming unprecedented opposition, Brett Kavanaugh confirmed as US Supreme Court judge

Overcoming unprecedented opposition, Brett Kavanaugh confirmed as US Supreme Court judge

Overcoming unprecedented opposition mounted by Democrats and a series of allegations of sexual assault, Judge Brett Kavanaugh, 53, was confirmed by the Senate on the nine-member bench of the Supreme

Oct 07, 2018, 06:54 AM IST
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to travel to North Korea, meet Kim

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to travel to North Korea, meet Kim

Pompeo will hold talks with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un on Sunday.

Oct 03, 2018, 09:59 AM IST
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo  to travel to meet North Korean's Kim Jong Un in Pyongyang next week

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to travel to meet North Korean's Kim Jong Un in Pyongyang next week

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo would travel to Pyongyang next week to meet North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, his spokesperson said on Tuesday.

Oct 03, 2018, 06:34 AM IST