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‘Got few screws loose’: Man who stole Alaska Airlines flight said calmly before crash

Though authorities haven’t officially named the suspect, family and local media reported his identity as Richard Russell.

12 Aug 2018 3:14 PM

Trump condemns 'all types of racism' on anniversary of Charlottesville violence

Last year's protests ended in violence after a man drove a car into a crowd of counter-protesters, killing a woman and injuring 19 people.

12 Aug 2018 2:54 PM

'Suicidal' mechanic steals plane, crashes after being chased by military jets

Video showed the stolen Horizon Air plane, which was empty of passengers at the time, doing large loops and other dangerous maneuvers.

11 Aug 2018 11:55 AM

Former Chilean Prez Michelle Bachelet nominated to be next UN human rights chief

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres chose Michelle Bachelet to be the next high commissioner of human rights.

09 Aug 2018 12:53 PM

Blue light from smartphones, digital devices may accelerate blindness

Blue light exposure causes retinal to trigger reactions that generate poisonous chemical molecules in photoreceptor cells.

09 Aug 2018 12:51 PM

Strong Indian economy continues to lead global growth: IMF

IMF Executive Board has forecast India's growth to rise to 7.3 per cent in FY2018-19 and 7.5 per cent in FY2019-20.

08 Aug 2018 9:28 AM

IMF asks India to consider simpler GST rate structure

GST as presently designed has an effective tax rate rising with household consumption.

08 Aug 2018 9:21 AM

Amid row, US re-imposes unilateral sanctions against Iran

First of two rounds of US sanctions kicked in today, targeting Iran's access to US banknotes and key industries, including cars and carpets.

07 Aug 2018 11:28 AM

US Congress passes bill greatly reducing Pakistan's defence aid

The NDAA-19 capped aid at to USD 150 million but removed certain conditions like action against Haqqani Network or Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT).

02 Aug 2018 12:41 PM

US Cong passes bill to waive sanctions against India for buying Russian weapons

Under CAATSA, sanctions will kick off on countries that purchase significant military equipment from Russia.

02 Aug 2018 12:04 PM