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US cuts remaining dues payment to WHO after Trump pullout

However, US will continue to participate in select WHO technical and policy meetings that have a direct bearing on the country

03 Sep 2020 1:00 PM

TikTok initiates measures to communicate its side of the story to the American public

The company, owned by China-based ByteDance, also launched a new @tiktok_comms Twitter account to address issues in real time.

18 Aug 2020 8:58 PM

H1-B visa restrictions: Democratic lawmakers urge Trump admin to spare healthcare workers

The lawmakers said that the restrictions will hit US healthcare system at large and particularly for rural and underserved communities

05 Aug 2020 2:58 PM

Trump threat to 'decouple' US and China hits trade, investment reality

The damage-control efforts by the Trump administration come after Trump said last week that “a complete decoupling from China” was an option

24 Jun 2020 12:13 PM

US to suspend flights by Chinese airlines from June 16

The decision was in response to China’s failure to let United Airlines and Delta Air Lines resume flights to China this month

04 Jun 2020 2:00 PM

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Trump administration says won't let India, others tax US tech firms like Google

The US Trade Representative office has announced investigations into nations, including India, with digital services tax.

03 Jun 2020 10:40 PM

US immunologist warns of 'darkest winter' if virus rebounds

The medic alleges that he was fired from his job by Trump administration after warning to prepare for the pandemic

14 May 2020 12:28 PM

White House shifts from raising alarms to reopening country amid coronavirus pandemic

Officials believe they’ve entered a new chapter of the pandemic response, moving from crisis mode to sustained mitigation and management

23 Apr 2020 3:15 PM

Make no mistake, virus will be with us for a long time: WHO chief warns

U.S. President Donald Trump last week criticised the WHO’s handling of the pandemic and announced he was suspending funding

23 Apr 2020 9:36 AM

US considering 100 per cent tariffs on USD 2.4bn in French goods

Public comments on USTR's proposed actions are due on January 6.

03 Dec 2019 12:58 PM

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US approves billion dollar naval weapons deal with India

India will use the enhanced capability as a deterrent to regional threats and to strengthen its homeland defence, it said.

21 Nov 2019 9:14 AM

H-1B dip: Trade dispute to blame

The US administration was threatening from June that H-1B visas may be severely restricted.

08 Nov 2019 2:26 AM

One size, fits all: NASA unveils new spacesuit prototypes for missions

The new suits make it much easier to walk, bend and squat when walking on the lunar surface, Amy Ross, NASA’s lead spacesuit engineer, said.

16 Oct 2019 10:00 AM

19 states sue Trump administration over indefinite migrant detention

A 1997 agreement says immigrant children must be kept in least restrictive setting and shouldn't spend more than 20 days in detention.

27 Aug 2019 12:32 PM

Trade war can help MMF exports

Man-made textile is one among the products from China upon which Trump administration has levied additional tariff recently.

21 Aug 2019 1:30 AM

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India cites 'grave concern' to US over USD 125 million military help to Pak

MEA spokesperson said the issue was taken up with the US Ambassador and with the Trump administration in Washington.

02 Aug 2019 9:32 AM

Enormous potential for growth in ties with India: US

The spokesperson was responding to a question on the recent visit of an official from the office of the US Trade Representative to India.

17 Jul 2019 2:29 PM

'US not to sell F-35 fighter jets to Turkey,' says Trump

As per the current US laws, any country purchasing a major defence equipment from Russia could be subject to American sanctions.

17 Jul 2019 10:20 AM

English classes, legal services cut for immigrant kids under US government care

Move appears to violate a legal settlement, Flores agreement that requires govt to provide education and recreation to immigrant children.

06 Jun 2019 12:45 PM

Trump administration clamps down on US citizens' travel to Cuba

The Cuban government condemned the move, which could cost the country's economy tens of millions of dollars a year in lost income.

05 Jun 2019 2:48 PM

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