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China actively expanding bomber training for US strikes: Pentagon

The report highlighted that China is making effort to increase its global influence by investing heavily in its defence sector.

17 Aug 2018 3:06 PM

Pompeo forms Iran Action Group to run policy after nuke deal withdrawal

Mike Pompeo named Brian Hook to run the group with title of special representative for Iran.

17 Aug 2018 2:51 PM

In 'no rush' to complete deal to rewrite NAFTA: Trump

Trump said on Thursday, 'I'm in no rush. We want to make the right deal. NAFTA has been a disaster for our country.'

17 Aug 2018 1:30 PM

Trump blacklists ex-CIA chief Brennan, threatens same for other critics

Trump claimed that Brennan -- a former station chief in Riyadh who rose to lead the formidable spy agency -- had become 'erratic.'

16 Aug 2018 2:34 PM

US blacklists Russian, Chinese firms for violating N Korea's sanctions

The Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) blacklisted one Russian national and 3 shipping firms from American financial system.

16 Aug 2018 11:41 AM

Over 300 US newspapers to run editorials rebuking Trump’s attacks on media

The Boston Globe editorial board, in a piece posted online on Wednesday, accused Trump of carrying out a 'sustained assault on free press.'

16 Aug 2018 10:53 AM

Trump calls former White House aide Omarosa Manigault Newman 'a dog'

Newman has released audio of her firing by John Kelly and of call from Trump in which he says he didn't know about her dismissal.

15 Aug 2018 11:51 AM

Trump signs USD 716 bn defence bill with watered-down China measures

The defence policy bill includes watered-down controls on US govt contracts with China’s ZTE Corp and Huawei Technologies Co Ltd.

14 Aug 2018 12:23 PM

Parker Solar Probe: World's first mission to touch Sun lifts off, says NASA

Liftoff took place from Space Launch Complex 37 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in the US early on Sunday.

12 Aug 2018 1:24 PM

Unhappy with Trump policies, Indian-American quits job, runs for US Congress

Six months after quitting job, he won Democratic primary and is pitching for tough battle against 5-term Republican incumbent Pete Olson.

07 Aug 2018 8:15 PM