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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

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

Donald Trumps says, 'sensible' for US to get along with Russia

Trump, who had a lengthy talk with Putin over phone, is to meet his counterpart in Japan next month on the sidelines of the G-20 Summit.

14 May 2019 8:57 AM

It would be big blunder for Iran to try anything against US: Donald Trump

Trump's comments came after the United Arab Emirates reported four commercial vessels had been sabotaged on Sunday near Fujairah emirate.

14 May 2019 8:42 AM

US pilot arrested for triple murder as passengers wait to board plane

More than three years after three homicides in a small town in Kentucky, Christian Richard Martin, an American Airlines pilot, was arrested.

13 May 2019 9:39 AM


China delusional, they want Joe Biden to get elected: Donald Trump

In a series of tweets, Donald Trump indicated toughening of his stand against China.

13 May 2019 8:28 AM

Meeting set for next month on trade between Trump, Xi: White House

In his own comments on Saturday, Trump struck a more belligerent tone, urging China that it would be 'wise for them to act now.'

13 May 2019 8:15 AM

Trade deal now or 'far worse' in 2020: Trump to China

Washington and Beijing are locked in trade battle that has seen mounting tariffs, sparking fears the dispute will damage the global economy.

12 May 2019 2:50 PM

'Make or produce in good old USA': Trump shows way to avoid tariffs

Trump had accused Beijing of reneging on its commitments in trade talks and ordered new punitive duties, which took effect Friday.

12 May 2019 7:46 AM

Trump says North Korea missile tests not a breach of trust

Trump, who has said that he and Kim have a good relationship, added that he might eventually lose faith in the North Korean leader.

11 May 2019 9:16 AM


US increases tariffs on Chinese goods; China says it will retaliate

China's Ministry said it 'deeply regrets' the US decision, adding that it would take necessary countermeasures, without elaborating.

10 May 2019 3:43 PM

Donald Trump sceptical of scrapping 'Obamacare' completely

Trump last week floated to a Democratic lawmaker that he'd like to revive her legislation shoring up the health law's insurance markets.

10 May 2019 12:33 PM

Trump says, 'nobody's happy' about North Korea's missile launch

Since then Kim has accused Washington of acting in 'bad faith' and given it until the end of the year to change its approach.

10 May 2019 9:54 AM

US warn Iran of swift, decisive response to any attack

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Thursday threatened a 'swift and decisive' US response to any attack by Iran.

10 May 2019 8:54 AM

China-US trade talks resume; Trump insists deal 'still likely'

But Trump warned he was also more than happy to use tariffs in resolving his differences with China.

10 May 2019 8:41 AM