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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

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

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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

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

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

Trump rolls out better green card plan, to benefit skilled Indians

The immigration reform proposals significantly increase the quota for skilled workers from existing nearly 12 per cent to 57 per cent.

17 May 2019 12:00 PM

Watch: US F-16 fighter jets crashes into warehouse, pilot ejects

Cellphone photos from inside showed what appeared to be the tail of the plane buried in twisted metal and piles of cardboard boxes.

17 May 2019 9:57 AM

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Pregnant Chicago teen strangled to death, foetus taken from womb

Police said Marlen Ochoa-Lopez, 19, was lured to the home of someone she knew with the promise of free baby supplies was strangled to death.

17 May 2019 9:41 AM

US doesn't want war with Iran: Trump tells aides

'He doesn’t want to go to war. It’s not who he is,' one official said, speaking on condition of anonymity.

17 May 2019 9:21 AM

Donald Trump thinks its 'great' to have gay Presidential candidate

A previously little known mayor of South Bend, Indiana, Pete Buttigieg has raced to prominence as one of the top contenders.

17 May 2019 8:49 AM

Boeing finally completes 737 MAX software update

The proposed fix, which addresses a problem with a flight handling system thought to be a factor in both crashes, must win approval from US.

17 May 2019 8:28 AM

The untold story of the Navy plane that drew a ‘giant penis’ in the sky

Two junior pilots, belonging to Electronic Attack Squadron, reportedly had a good chunk of time on their hands after a training session.

15 May 2019 4:00 PM

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Trump denies US tactic to send 120,000 troops to negate Iran threat

US officials were discussing a military plan to send up to 120,000 troops to the Middle East to counter any attack.

15 May 2019 8:44 AM

Iftaar party hosted at White house by Donald Trump to mark Ramadan

Donald Trump hosted an Iftaar dinner for Muslim members from his administration and top diplomats from various countries at the White House.

14 May 2019 12:41 PM

US plans 15 billion in aid to farmers to see off China trade war: Trump

US Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue said Trump had asked him to create a plan to help American farmers cope with the US-China trade war.

14 May 2019 11:40 AM

'Desperate Housewives' actor Felicity Huffman admits role in US admission scandal

Huffman is among 50 people accused of taking part in a scheme that involved cheating or bribery.

14 May 2019 9:41 AM

Trump wants extra USD 1.6 billion in NASA to send Americans to moon

The Trump administration asked Congress on Monday to increase NASA spending next year by an extra USD 1.6 billion.

14 May 2019 9:20 AM

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