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Walter Jones, veteran US congressman from North Carolina, dies at 76

Jones, who died in Greenville, North Carolina, had entered hospice at the end of January after his health deteriorated following a broken hip and subsequent surgery.

Feb 11, 2019, 09:52 AM IST

iPhones made by different company, replies Pichai after US Congressman raises iPhone concerns

US Congressman's faux pas has left Twitter users amused and tizzy at the same time.

Dec 13, 2018, 11:27 AM IST

US Congressmen urge Pakistan to stop persecution of ethnic, religious groups

Echoing Garrett's contention, Gilgit-Baltistan rights activist Sange Sering said that every ethnic and religious group in Pakistan is suffering at the hands of the "Punjabi-dominated military elite".

Sep 07, 2018, 13:20 PM IST

Another US lawmaker John Conyers accused of sexual harassment

Powerful Democratic lawmaker John Conyers, the longest-serving US congressman, settled a wrongful dismissal complaint after a former staffer said she was sacked because she would "not succumb to (his) sexual advances," BuzzFeed News reported.

Nov 22, 2017, 10:52 AM IST

US lawmaker to retire after mistress abortion scandal: media

A US congressman who sponsored legislation criminalizing late-term abortion announced Wednesday he will not seek re-election next year, after a report revealed he urged his mistress to have an abortion.

Oct 05, 2017, 09:20 AM IST

US congressman Scalise still in critical condition: Hospital

Scalise, the No. 3 House Republican, sustained injuries to internal organs, broken bones and severe bleeding after being shot in his left hip on Wednesday morning on a baseball field in a Washington, D.C., suburb.

Jun 16, 2017, 23:22 PM IST

Not a single USD to Pakistan until action against Haqqani network: US Congressman

US Congressman Ted Poe urged the Pakistan government to initiate strong actions against the members of  Haqqani Network instead of actively supporting them.

Dec 06, 2016, 16:14 PM IST

Modi visit to strengthen Indo-US strategic ties: Congressmen

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to the US will strengthen and deepen the strategic relationship between the two countries, top American lawmakers, cutting across party lines, have said.

Oct 02, 2014, 14:07 PM IST

BJP leaders discuss PM Modi`s visit with US Congressman

BJP leader Vijay Jolly and MP Rajyavardhan Rathore met US Congressman Tulsi Gabbard to discuss Prime Minister Narendra Modi`s forthcoming visit to the US, a release said Sunday.

Aug 24, 2014, 19:57 PM IST

Oldest US congressman loses seat to Tea Party Republican

The oldest serving member in the US Congress, Ralph Hall, lost his re-election bid to a Tea Party-backed challenger barely half his age.

May 28, 2014, 23:01 PM IST

US willing to work with India on South East Asia: Congressman

US is looking forward to working with new Indian government on South East Asia and resolving some of the territorial issues in the South China Sea, a US Congressman has said.

May 21, 2014, 07:21 AM IST

Former US congressman arrested in Zimbabwe

Former US Rep Melvin Jay Reynolds has been arrested in Zimbabwe on suspicion of possessing pornography and an immigration offence.

Feb 18, 2014, 23:00 PM IST

US Congressman Radel arrested for cocaine possession

First-term US congressman Trey Radel of Florida has been arrested for possession of cocaine, court documents showed on Tuesday.

Nov 20, 2013, 11:03 AM IST

If I can see Indian-American US Prez, that`s my legacy: Ami Bera

Indian-American US Congressman Ami Bera has said that seeing a member of the community as the President of the United States in his life time will be the true legacy he can leave behind.

Sep 01, 2013, 12:11 PM IST

US congressman asks Nepal to aid death probe

A congressman has called on the government of Nepal to investigate the death of a New Yorker who had married a Nepalese man and moved in with his family.

Jul 23, 2013, 23:44 PM IST

`Disappointing that Wharton rescinded its invite`

A US lawmaker has said that for Wharton "to suppress Narendra Modi`s views at the expense of others" is simply not right.

Mar 06, 2013, 09:12 AM IST

Frank becomes 1st sitting US Congressman to enter gay marriage

72-year-old Barney Frank has become the first sitting US Congressman to enter into a same-sex marriage, as he tied the knot with his long-time partner.

Jul 08, 2012, 16:03 PM IST

Time to recognise independent Balochistan: US Congressman

A top American lawmaker has
underlined the need for the US to support the cause of
independent Balochistan.

Feb 29, 2012, 00:02 AM IST

Sexting US Congressman Weiner seeks treatment

Snared in an Internet sex scandal, US Congressman Weiner is set for treatment.

Jun 12, 2011, 11:36 AM IST

US Congressman admits lying about lewd photo, won`t quit

Rep. Anthony Weiner has admitted sending a lewd photo of his underwear-clad crotch to a young woman over Twitter.

Jun 07, 2011, 09:48 AM IST