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  World   Americas  01 Jul 2017

World, Americas, 01 Jul 2017

Syed Salahuddin denounces US' tag of 'global terrorist'; trains guns on Modi

Salahuddin also complained that the US sidelined Pakistan but signed a F-16 fighter jet deal with India.

01 Jul 2017 8:33 PM

Donald Trump jumps into healthcare debate, says repeal now, replace later

House Republicans barely passed their version of a replacement bill in May, and the task is proving even tougher in the Senate.

01 Jul 2017 8:04 PM

US state allows college students, teachers to carry guns

The law is the latest in series of state legislative efforts around country to address the issue of campus safety from potential shooters.

01 Jul 2017 4:12 PM

American Muslim leaders condemn Trump's travel ban unlawful

A limited version of Trump's travel ban temporarily barring refugees and visitors from Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria,Yemen took effect.

01 Jul 2017 3:52 PM

India offers USD 500,000 to UN Peacebuilding Fund

India has been a member of the Peacebuilding Commission since its inception in December 2005 and has so far contributed USD 5 million.

01 Jul 2017 3:04 PM


2 Indian-Americans to be honoured with Great Immigrants award

The honorees will be recognised with full-page public service announcement in The New York Times and an online public awareness initiative.

01 Jul 2017 2:50 PM

Indian-American former executives charged in USD 4 million fraud scheme

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has charged the duo as well as Quadrant 4 System in the accounting fraud scheme.

01 Jul 2017 2:14 PM

Two faced Pakistan supports terrorism, says US Congressman Ted Poe

The second thing we do is to label Pakistan a state sponsor of terrorism that is what they are a state sponsor of terrorism, said Ted Poe.

01 Jul 2017 1:14 PM

Trump weighs stepping up pressure on North Korea

American officials had been describing improved coordination with China as the centerpiece of their North Korea strategy.

01 Jul 2017 1:12 PM

Trump's travel ban harsh blow: Iranian-American community

The temporary ban requires people who want new visas to prove a close family relation in the US or an existing relationship with an entity.

01 Jul 2017 12:06 PM


Former UN General Ban Ki-moon joins world leaders to promote peace worldwide

Ban will take on issues on climate action, gender equality and UN action to combat poverty, said Ex-Norwegian PM Gro Harlem Brundtland.

01 Jul 2017 11:35 AM

US: Kansas allows college students, teachers to carry guns

Kansas is joining Arkansas, Georgia and other states with laws that allow students and faculty to carry guns on college campuses.

01 Jul 2017 10:29 AM

Doctor accused of sex harassment kills 1 at New York hospital

The gunman fatally shot himself after trying to set himself on fire at Bronx Lebanon Hospital, authorities said.

01 Jul 2017 10:20 AM

Donald Trump is not well: Fight between US Prez, TV hosts escalate

Donald Trump in his tweet asked people not to watch the show ‘Morning Joe’ hosted Mika Brzezinski and Joe Scarborough.

01 Jul 2017 10:13 AM

Gunman kills 1, hurts 6 at NYC hospital before killing self

The officials were not authorized to discuss the still-unfolding investigation and spoke on condition of anonymity.

01 Jul 2017 5:09 AM


US blacklists China bank for helping North Korea

The move is being seen as part of the Trump administration’s effort to prevent North Korea from obtaining nuclear weapons and missiles.

01 Jul 2017 4:19 AM

Multiple people shot inside New York City hospital

The 120-year-old hospital claims nearly 1,000 beds spread across multiple units. Its emergency room is among the busiest in New York City.

01 Jul 2017 1:25 AM