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No end to US shutdown as opposing bills to reopen govt fail in Senate

Trump is demanding USD 5.7 billion of congressional funding to build the wall, but the Democrats have refused.

25 Jan 2019 12:26 PM

5 passengers hospitalised after ventilation breakdown on plane

The jetliner immediately returned to airport gate and 185 passengers and six crew disembarked from Airbus A321 bound for Fort Lauderdale.

25 Jan 2019 12:12 PM

Got India motorcycle tariffs down to 50 per cent in '2 minutes': Trump

India slashed customs duty on imported motorcycles like Harley-Davidson to 50 per cent after Trump called it 'unfair'.

25 Jan 2019 10:35 AM

India can provide leadership in dealing drought: UNCCD

India has tremendous potential to turn challenges like desertification and droughts into opportunities.

24 Jan 2019 3:02 PM

Indian-American Senator Kamala Harris leads in Daily Kos straw poll

Indian-American Senator Kamala Harris has emerged at the top of a Daily Kos straw poll released on Wednesday.

24 Jan 2019 12:29 PM

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Ex-Trump lawyer Cohen delays testimony to Congress due to threats from Trump

President Donald Trump's former lawyer, Michael Cohen, will not testify before a House committee next month.

24 Jan 2019 11:44 AM

Trump, Pelosi clash over State of the Union Address

US President Donald Trump and Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi exchanged barbs and letters.

24 Jan 2019 10:58 AM

‘Get out of Venezuela’: Nicolas Maduro as US derecognises his government

The President's announcement comes amid raging protests in the South American country.

24 Jan 2019 10:34 AM

Will give State of the Union address 'when shutdown is over': Trump

'As the Shutdown was going on, Nancy Pelosi asked me to give the State of the Union Address. I agreed,' the president tweeted.

24 Jan 2019 10:27 AM

China very much wants to make trade deal with US: Trump

US President Donald Trump on Thursday said that China wants to have a trade deal with the United States.

24 Jan 2019 10:13 AM

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Trump wants people to come to US on merit, insists on building wall

President Donald Trump on Thursday said that he wants people to come to America based on merit.

24 Jan 2019 10:06 AM

1st Indian-origin senator Kamala Harris announces presidential bid

In the 24 hours after Harris made the announcement on ABC’s 'Good Morning America,' 38,000 donors gave USD 1.5 million to her campaign.

23 Jan 2019 4:24 PM

Indian couple who fell to their deaths from cliff in US were intoxicated

An Indian couple, who fell to their deaths in October were intoxicated at the time of the fall.

23 Jan 2019 2:35 PM

Venezuela accuses US of trying to engineer coup

Venezuela's vice president accused her US counterpart of 'openly calling for a coup d'etat' ahead of a mass street protest.

23 Jan 2019 1:11 PM

US Senate to vote on ending govt shutdown, Trump wall impasse

Republican Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell laid the groundwork for a vote on Thursday.

23 Jan 2019 12:53 PM

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US to seek Huawei exec's extradition from Canada

The United States confirmed that it plans to seek the extradition of Huawei's finance director.

23 Jan 2019 11:48 AM

After a month of shutdown, US federal workers turn to food banks

A month since the US government shutdown began, dozens of federal employees have been lining up in Brooklyn for basics.

23 Jan 2019 11:35 AM

Can't pay informants: FBI as US govt shutdown continues

Investigations and prosecutions are suffering from lack of money.

23 Jan 2019 11:05 AM

US-China trade talk meeting not cancelled: White House

The Financial Times and CNBC both reported Tuesday afternoon that Washington had cancelled a preliminary meeting.

23 Jan 2019 10:53 AM

Secret north korean missile site, one of 20, found: Report

The latest report provides more evidence that North Korea is not dismantling its weapons facilities.

22 Jan 2019 4:57 PM

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