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'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

Joe Biden launches 2020 Presidential bid; says Trump is 'divider in chief'

76-year-old Biden formally launched his 2020 presidential bid from Philadelphia, the birthplace of American democracy.

20 May 2019 10:56 AM

US billionaire surprises 400 college students on graduation

Robert F Smith, with a fortune estimated at USD 4.4 billion, told the class that he will pay off the entirety of their student debt.

20 May 2019 9:42 AM

'Rape lists' were created by US Navy sailors; says report

The 74-page report reveals two lists- one with yelp like star ratings on women and another containing “lewd and sexist comments”.

20 May 2019 9:31 AM

If Islamic republic attacks American interests, it will be destroyed: Donald Trump

'If Iran wants to fight, that will be the official end of Iran. Never threaten the United States again,' Trump said in a tweet.

20 May 2019 8:28 AM

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US firm slammed for selling bath mats with imprints of Hindu Gods: Report

In the past, too, there were complaints about Wayfair selling the Hindu Gods imprinted bath rugs.

19 May 2019 2:06 PM

Boeing admit defects in 737 Max simulator software

Though, the company did not indicate when it first became aware of the problem, and whether it informed regulators.

19 May 2019 8:41 AM

China's tough rhetoric leaves trade talks with US in limbo

CNBC, citing sources, said the trade talks had stalled and the next round of discussions was “in flux.”

18 May 2019 2:37 PM

Trump lifts steel, aluminium tariffs on Mexico, Canada

The statement came moments after Canada released the agreement between Ottawa and Washington in which they agree to eliminate US tariffs.

18 May 2019 2:26 PM

Missouri follows Alabama; passes law that would ban abortion after 8 weeks

The legislation allows for an abortion after the eighth week only in the case of medical emergencies.

18 May 2019 12:30 PM

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US hit 5 Russians with sanctions despite Pompeo-Putin meeting

The State Department highlighted the actions against five people, plus one entity, as it submitted an annual report required by Congress.

18 May 2019 12:14 PM

Watch: This US congressman said rape can be 'consensual'

The veteran from Cape Girardeau Police Department even touched on his experiences handling rape cases.

18 May 2019 11:18 AM

Witness says US sex cult leader had gatherings with 'naked' women slaves

Lauren Salzman, told jurors in court in Brooklyn that the group's leader, Keith Raniere, would preside over the meetings fully clothed.

18 May 2019 9:40 AM

Doctor in US university sexually abused 177 students, probe reveals

The probe looked into allegations from 1979 to 1997 reported by former students -- 150 of whom reported first-hand accounts of sexual abuse.

18 May 2019 8:46 AM

Kamala Harris invokes Indian heritage in response to Trump's immigration plan

Harris, Senator from California, criticised the Trump's proposal, which Democratic leaders have vowed to fight.

17 May 2019 2:10 PM

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US federal agents arrest protesters occupying Venezuelan Embassy

Activists oppose US intervention to oust Prez Maduro in favour of Guaido, self-proclaimed interim president of OPEC-member nation.

17 May 2019 1:53 PM

China invoke past wars, patriotism as trade war with US intensifies

The United States is not sincere about wanting to resume trade talks with China and has damaged the atmosphere for negotiations.

17 May 2019 1:33 PM

UN chief concerned about nuclear 'coffin' leakage in Pacific

He described structure on Enewetak atoll in Marshall Islands as 'kind of coffin' and said legacy of Cold War-era nuclear tests in Pacific.

17 May 2019 12:56 PM

US House panel threatens action to get Mueller report documents

Committee asked dept to provide 'dozen narrow sets' of foreign intelligence documents related to Mueller's assessment.

17 May 2019 12:40 PM

Chelsea Manning jailed after refusing to testify in Julian Assange case

Manning, who spent seven years in military prisons for leaking US secrets to WikiLeaks in 2010.

17 May 2019 12:33 PM

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