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Thousands of travellers delayed at US airports by computer outage

JFK Airport in New York said on Twitter that 'the Customs computer system is down nationwide.'

17 Aug 2019 8:02 AM

Ending Article 370 entirely internal matter with no external ramifications: India

After making a statement, Akbaruddin took questions from the reporters gathered at the UN Security Council stakeout.

17 Aug 2019 7:55 AM

Donald Trump asks Imran Khan to resolve tensions with India bilaterally

The phone conversation between Trump and Khan took place before close-door-consultation of 15 members of UNSC in New York.

17 Aug 2019 7:44 AM

Watch: Clip of grizzly bear scratching an itch goes viral

The bear named Cheyenne, has become a celebrity online after she was filmed scratching her behind by the glass wall of her enclosure.

16 Aug 2019 2:04 PM

'Promote peace, protect human rights,' urges US to India, Pak

Pakistan has written a letter to UNSC president, seeking an urgent meeting of the UNSC over the matter.

16 Aug 2019 2:00 PM


US threatens to revoke visas of released Iranian tanker crew, including 24 Indians

‘The maritime community should be aware that the US government intends to revoke visas held by members of such crews,’ the statement read.

16 Aug 2019 1:39 PM

‘He wore priest's clothes, but was devil underneath’: US Court convicts sex abuser

Vazquez was convicted of three charges of second-degree sexual abuse of a child and one count of misdemeanour sex abuse of a child.

16 Aug 2019 1:15 PM

Epstein autopsy shows broken neck bones: Reports

Prosecutors have pledged to pursue cases against anyone else involved in Epstein's alleged crimes.

16 Aug 2019 1:12 PM

China doing very poorly as a result of trade war: Donald Trump

Trump claimed that millions of jobs have been lost and thousands of companies are shutting down in China.

16 Aug 2019 12:33 PM

Broken neck bones, cause of Epstein's death requires further study: coroner

The office of New York City's chief medical examiner, which conducted the autopsy, said it's too early to confirm exactly how Epstein died.

16 Aug 2019 12:11 PM


Murder convict picks electrocution over lethal injection in final hours

Stephen West, who was convicted in the two killings more than 30 years ago, waited until Wednesday to choose his method of execution.

16 Aug 2019 11:43 AM

Dayton gunman had cocaine, Xanax, alcohol in his system during attack

Montgomery County coroner, said that an autopsy conducted on the body of 24-year-old Connor Betts found drugs and medication in his system.

16 Aug 2019 11:38 AM

‘They pull the trigger’: Trump blames mass shootings on mentally ill

Trump is under pressure to curb gun violence following two mass shootings that killed dozens of people this month in Texas and Ohio.

16 Aug 2019 11:06 AM

Fantasy or strategy? Donald Trump wants to buy Greenland from Denmark

The President has been curious about the territory's natural resources and geopolitical relevance, the paper reported.

16 Aug 2019 11:02 AM

'Put pipe in nose 3 times': US officials force-feed Indian immigrant on hunger strike

'He said it was terribly painful and it was an awful experience. Even as I was talking to him, he kept grimacing,' Corchado said.

16 Aug 2019 10:51 AM


Nudged by China, UNSC may hold closed door session on Kashmir tomorrow

The diplomat said that so far no final decision on time of meeting has been made and Friday morning is the ‘earliest realistic option’.

15 Aug 2019 6:29 PM

As New York legal window opens, child sex abuse victims sue Church, others

Nearly 400 people had filed lawsuits against the Church in courts across New York by the afternoon, according to state court records.

15 Aug 2019 1:25 PM

Employees urge Google not to work with US immigration officials

Google did not immediately reply to a request for comment.

15 Aug 2019 1:04 PM

India-US friendship flourished into strategic partnership in two decades: Mike Pompeo

Pompeo said: The United States and India are great democracies, global powers, and good friends.

15 Aug 2019 12:27 PM

Pakistan’s close ally China asks for ‘closed consultations’ on Kashmir at UNSC

The UN diplomat said that a request for such a meeting was submitted very recently, but no date has yet been scheduled for it.

15 Aug 2019 11:41 AM