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US warns Syria over suspected use of chemical attacks

Some 180 civilians have been killed in flare-up since April 30, according to Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, a British-based monitor.

22 May 2019 3:44 PM

Indian-origin scientist to help US troops on thought-controlled robots

Team headed by Gaurav Sharma, a senior research scientist at Battelle, is among six teams to win grants to develop brain-machine interfaces.

22 May 2019 3:31 PM

Indian-American judge orders Trump accounting firm to hand over records to Congress

This is a victory for the Democrats as they wanted the constitutionaly mandated oversight into the matter.

22 May 2019 1:37 PM

Life after death? Washington becomes first US state to legalize human composting

People who die will have the option to have their bodies 'recomposed' into soil suitable for use in gardening.

22 May 2019 1:25 PM

'US changed mind overnight': Chinese Ambassador blames Trump for sinking trade deal

Ambassador Cui Tiankai slammed White House's move to ban transfer or sale of US technology to Huawei as 'politically motivated'.

22 May 2019 1:01 PM

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Think over consequences on future developments: N Korea warns US over ship seizure

The cargo ship was detained in Indonesian waters in April 2018. Its seizure was announced by US Justice Dept on May 9, 2019.

22 May 2019 12:41 PM

She will be an outstanding secretary!: Trump appoints head of US Air Force

Barbara Barrett, served as US ambassador to Finland from 2008 to 2009 under the George W. Bush administration.

22 May 2019 11:13 AM

US military intercepts 6 Russian bombers, fighters off Alaska coast

The Russian aircraft included two Tu-95 strategic bombers, which were intercepted by two F-22 fighters.

22 May 2019 9:27 AM

McDonald's faces 25 new sexual harassment complaints from workers

McDonald's has faced more than 50 such charges and lawsuits in the last three years, the ACLU said.

22 May 2019 9:22 AM

Raheem Sterling to take racism case to FA and League

Sterling told a conference in New York that the hectic nature of a footballer’s schedule was the only thing that had kept him from meeting.

22 May 2019 9:16 AM

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US stance on Iran 'deterrence, not about war': Pentagon chief

'Our biggest focus at this point is to prevent Iranian miscalculation. We do not want the situation to escalate,' he said.

22 May 2019 9:04 AM

Donald Trump swipes at Joe Biden, talks about 2020 chances in Pennsylvania

President Donald Trump voiced confidence on Monday in his ability to win a repeat victory in Pennsylvania in 2020.

21 May 2019 4:01 PM

Panagariya recommends aggressive privatisation of public sector undertakings in India

Among the longer-term reforms, Panagariya recommended reform of labour laws.

21 May 2019 11:50 AM

Chicago sworns in first black woman as mayor; big reforms planned

She spoke about curtailing some powers of city council members for corruption and structural changes to reduce gun violence.

21 May 2019 11:12 AM

'We shall respond with great force If Tehran attack interests': Trump

The two US sources said they are still trying to establish whether the rocket attack, directed by Iran, was designed to send a signal to US.

21 May 2019 8:25 AM

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Trump, Kushner transactions were flagged for watchdog by Bank: Report

Compliance staff reviewed the transactions prepared so-called suspicious activity reports that should be sent to Treasury Department.

20 May 2019 4:24 PM

Justin Amash becomes first Republican lawmaker to call for Trump impeachment

Fellow Michigan lawmaker Rashida Tlaib, a Democrat, urged Mr. Amash to co-sponsor her impeachment resolution.

20 May 2019 3:57 PM

Hundreds turn out to protest Alabama's groundbreaking abortion ban

Protesters in Montgomery held up signs reading 'her body, her choice' and 'we are not ovary-acting.'

20 May 2019 3:57 PM

US runner dies while completing marathon race; days after graduating

According to Akron Beacon Journal, Ceepo was as close as a quarter-mile from the finish line when she collapsed.

20 May 2019 2:05 PM

Temple made in memory of Florida shooting sufferers burnt down in 'healing'

The families of several Parkland victims attended the ritual burning of the 35-foot (10-meter) tall temple.

20 May 2019 11:42 AM

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