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US negotiators land in Beijing for preliminary trade talks

Preliminary discussions by lower-level officials were to be held, before US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer.

11 Feb 2019 10:44 AM

US in direct contact with Venezuelan military, urging defections: Report

The Trump administration expects further military defections from Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro.

09 Feb 2019 4:37 PM

Virginia Lieutenant Governor faces second sexual misconduct charge

A second woman has accused Virginia's lieutenant governor of sexual misconduct.

09 Feb 2019 4:27 PM

‘I want to behead’: US man arrested for trying to join Pakistan terror group

A 29-year-old New York City man has been arrested while he was about to catch a flight to Pakistan to join the Lashkar-e-Taiba.

09 Feb 2019 12:17 PM

Next round of US-China trade talks set for Feb 14-15: White House

US officials will be in Beijing February 14-15 for the third round of talks.

09 Feb 2019 12:07 PM


Trump is in 'very good health', says White House doctor

President Donald Trump is 'in very good health' and is expected to remain healthy for 'the duration of his presidency and beyond'.

09 Feb 2019 10:53 AM

Trump says summit with Kim to take place in Hanoi

US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will meet for a second much-anticipated summit in Hanoi.

09 Feb 2019 10:12 AM

Proposed US Law to end Green Card country-cap to benefit Indians on H-1B

Top companies from the Silicon Valley like Google and corporate bodies such as US Chambers of Commerce are backing the legislations.

08 Feb 2019 6:13 PM

US to sell India 2 missile defence systems to protect President, PM planes

The sale will support the foreign policy and national security of the US by helping to strengthen the US-Indian strategic relationship.

08 Feb 2019 3:43 PM

Dutch, Russia in talks about responsibility in MH17 downing

Stef Blok said the initial diplomatic contacts were aimed at paving the way for formal talks and conducted in 'a positive atmosphere.'

08 Feb 2019 11:08 AM


Trump says no Xi meeting expected before trade talks deadline

There had been rumours Trump might meet Xi Jinping after he flies to Vietnam in late February for a summit with North Korea's Kim Jong Un.

08 Feb 2019 10:42 AM

Saudi crown prince told aide he would use 'a bullet' on Khashoggi

Saudi Arabia's crown prince told an aide he would go after Jamal Khashoggi

08 Feb 2019 10:30 AM

Ambassador Harsh Shringla credits India caucus for boosting Indian-American ties

Addressing a gathering of top US lawmakers at a reception, Shringla said India has counted every step of the way.

08 Feb 2019 10:19 AM

US to sell defence system, making Air India One at par with Air Force One

According to Pentagon, sale will support foreign policy and national security of US by helping to strengthen US-Indian relationship.

07 Feb 2019 1:26 PM

Donald Trump expects '100 per cent' of ISIS defeated next week

Trump said that the United States would remain 'very, very tough' and encouraged efforts, including financial support, from other countries.

07 Feb 2019 12:58 PM


Fiat Chrysler, Bosch agree to pay USD 66 million in diesel legal fees: filing

Fiat Chrysler is paying up to USD 280 million, or 90 pc of the settlement costs, and Bosch is paying USD 27.5 mn, or 10 pc.

07 Feb 2019 11:57 AM

Joshua Trump’s power nap during State of the Union address goes viral

11-year-old, who is not related to Donald Trump but has been bullied at school because of his surname, had been invited as special guest.

07 Feb 2019 11:06 AM

Supari in US: Indian-American couple charged with murder-for-hire

Lingala, 55, who has been charged by criminal complaint of murder-for-hire was produced before US Magistrate in Newark federal court.

07 Feb 2019 11:00 AM

Scoot over Microsoft: Apple again the most valuable US company

Apple edged up 0.03 per cent, putting its market value at USD 821.5 billion.

07 Feb 2019 10:20 AM

Fluorescent flying squirrels

Scientists discover flying squirrels that turn hot-pink under ultraviolet light.

06 Feb 2019 8:26 PM