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Attack on Salman Rushdie is 'appalling', says White House NSA Jake Sullivan

Rushdie, who faced Islamist death threats after writing “The Satanic Verses”, was stabbed by a New Jersey resident identified as Hadi Matar

13 Aug 2022 6:59 PM

Rushdie's attacker showed sympathy to causes of Iran's Revolutionary Guards

The New York State Police identified the suspect as Hadi Matar from Fairview, New Jersey while the motive behind the act is still unknown

13 Aug 2022 11:49 AM

Salman Rushdie on ventilator, likely to lose an eye, liver stabbed and damaged

According to Rushdie's agent, Andrew Wylie, the Mumbai-born controversial author was on a ventilator and could not speak

13 Aug 2022 8:17 AM

Salman Rushdie stabbed on stage in New York state

A reporter witnessed a man storm the stage at the Chautauqua Institution and begin punching or stabbing Rushdie as he was being introduced

12 Aug 2022 10:15 PM

Trump says Florida home 'raided' by FBI

The FBI had not yet confirmed the search or said what it might be for, and Trump is at the center of a slew of legal investigations

09 Aug 2022 11:02 PM

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Al-Qaeda chief Zawahiri killed in US drone strike in Kabul

The 71-year-old Egyptian surgeon, on the FBI's Most Wanted Terrorist list, had a USD 25 million bounty on his head

03 Aug 2022 6:56 AM

46 migrants found dead in truck in Texas

The grim discovery was one of the worst disasters involving migrants in the United States in recent years

28 Jun 2022 11:21 AM

Biden: G-7 to ban Russian gold in response to Ukraine war

Gold is Moscow's second largest export and banning imports would make it more difficult for Russia to participate in global markets

26 Jun 2022 1:38 PM

US abortion ruling sparks global debate, polarizes activists

The U.N. agency dealing with sexual and reproductive health said that whether or not abortion is legal 'it happens all too often'

25 Jun 2022 1:35 PM

Biden’s chief medical adviser Anthony Fauci tests COVID positive, has mild symptoms

Biden’s chief medical adviser Anthony Fauci tests COVID positive, has mild symptoms

16 Jun 2022 9:40 AM

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US lifts COVID-19 test requirement for international travel

A senior senior administration official said that the agency would reevaluate the need for the testing requirement every 90 days

11 Jun 2022 11:54 AM

Boris Johnson wins no-confidence vote: but the margin will make him nervous

The 148 votes against Johnson means that for the first time the public, and the rebels, know the scale of the opposition Johnson now faces

07 Jun 2022 11:02 AM

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson to face confidence vote

If Johnson is ousted it would spark a Conservative leadership contest, in which several prominent government ministers are likely to run

06 Jun 2022 1:37 PM

Texas school massacre: 19 children, 2 adults shot dead, several critical

Texas Governor Greg Abbott named the suspect as Salvador Ramos, an 18-year-old local resident and a US citizen

25 May 2022 10:42 AM

China 'flirting with danger', US would defend Taiwan if Beijing invades: Biden

It will dislocate the entire region and be another action similar to what happened in Ukraine, Biden said

23 May 2022 1:04 PM

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Global pollution kills 9 million people a year, study finds

India and China lead the world in pollution deaths with nearly 2.4 million and almost 2.2 million deaths a year

18 May 2022 10:57 AM

US President Biden co-hosting 2nd COVID summit as world's resolve falters

Momentum on vaccination and treatment has faded even as new, more infectious variants rise and billions across the globe remain unprotected

12 May 2022 11:51 AM

Elon Musk says he would reverse Twitter's ban on Donald Trump

The world's richest man Musk called the ban a 'morally bad decision,' saying permanent bans undermine trust in Twitter

11 May 2022 10:52 AM

Abortion battles in US fire up after Supreme Court leak

Roughly half of U.S. states are expected to move quickly to ban or greatly restrict abortion if Roe is overturned

05 May 2022 1:02 PM

US announces 1.5-year extension for some expiring immigrant work permits

The move announced by the Department of Homeland Security on Tuesday will go into effect from May 4, 2022

04 May 2022 10:27 AM

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