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Don't blame me, says Trump, after attempted bombings on Democrats

Trump stated that the coverage of mail bombs had interfered with Republican 'momentum' ahead of the November 6 midterm elections.

27 Oct 2018 1:50 PM

Indian-origin Senator Harris latest to get suspicious package

Kamala Harris, a rising star in US' opposition Democratic Party and a potential presidential candidate, is first Indian-origin US Senator.

27 Oct 2018 11:35 AM

I have been 'toned down'; media has been 'unfair', says Trump

'I think the media has been very, very unfair in terms of the Republican Party and the way it's been covered,' Trump said.

27 Oct 2018 11:23 AM

Stray fingerprint, bad spelling led cops to suspect in US mail bombs case

Authorities arrested 56-yr-old Cesar Sayoc, who has criminal record dating back to decades that included past arrest for making bomb threat.

27 Oct 2018 9:48 AM

'Follow Constitution, refrain from violence': US urges Sri Lankan parties

The move that took the island nation by surprise came amid growing tensions between Sirisena and Wickremesinghe on several policy matters.

27 Oct 2018 8:17 AM

One arrested over suspicious package bombs sent to Obama, Clinton: report

Several US media outlets reported that the suspect was taken into custody for questioning in Florida.

26 Oct 2018 9:13 PM

US investigators search for person who sent mail bombs, motive

Three more devices were linked to the plot — two addressed to former VP Biden and one to Robert De Niro — bringing the total to 10.

26 Oct 2018 5:10 PM

Russia wants UN resolution to preserve nuclear arms treaty

US rejected the Russian draft resolution because it came too late to be compatible with the agenda of the UN Disarmament Commission.

26 Oct 2018 4:57 PM

Don't try cannabis, its bad for health: Netherlands PM to Canadians

Mark Rutte offered the advice Thursday during a visit to Canada, just one week after the country legalized the drug.

26 Oct 2018 4:34 PM

UK said Assange would not be extradited: Ecuador's top attorney

Assange's legal team did not immediately respond to a request for comment.

26 Oct 2018 3:52 PM

CIA chief briefs Trump over probe on Jamal Khashoggi's murder

In Turkey, CIA chief met with officials involved in the investigations of the murder of the Saudi journalist Khashoggi.

26 Oct 2018 3:34 PM

At least 19 bodies found in unmarked graves in Mexico: official

The corpses have been identified as belonging to 16 men and three women, who are believed to have been killed about four months ago..

26 Oct 2018 3:03 PM

Son of Jamal Khashoggi, killed in Saudi Arabian consulate, arrives in US

Salah bin Jamal Khashoggi, US-Saudi citizen, had previously been unable to leave Riyadh after his passport was restricted by the Kingdom.

26 Oct 2018 2:31 PM

India asks UN to impose sanctions against terrorists for sexual violence

Remarks by Paulomi Tripathi, First Secretary in India's Permanent Mission, came after UN chief reported a huge increase in such brutalities.

26 Oct 2018 1:33 PM

US will not allow Iran to develop world's deadliest weapons: Trump

Trump administration withdrew US from Iran nuclear deal and reimposed series of sanctions on Iran, citing nation's 'malign activities'.

26 Oct 2018 1:23 PM

All US sanctions against Iran will be back in full force on Nov 5: Trump

After withdrawing from Iran nuclear deal, Trump has asked all countries to reduce their purchase of oil from Iran to zero or face sanctions.

26 Oct 2018 12:52 PM

Trump tells migrant caravan to go back, apply for US citizenship

Caravan of some 5,000 to 7,000 people, mostly from 3 Latin American countries – El Salvador, Honduras and Guatemala is heading towards US.

26 Oct 2018 12:45 PM

Trump has only 1 official iPhone: White House on 'fake' NYT report

Donald Trump termed the New York Times report as a 'fake story' and said he rarely uses his cellphone.

26 Oct 2018 11:19 AM

FBI searches Florida mail centre in hunt for sender of package bombs

Investigators are treating the devices as 'live' explosives, not a hoax, said James O'Neill, police commissioner of New York City.

26 Oct 2018 11:04 AM

US tycoon Robert Durst to stand trial for murder of best friend

Robert Durst was arrested in March 2015 in a New Orleans hotel room in connection with Susan Berman's murder.

26 Oct 2018 10:57 AM