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  World   Americas  01 Aug 2017

World, Americas, 01 Aug 2017

UK-based man tricks White House officials after posing as Jared Kushner on email

White House officials acknowledged the incidents and said they were taking the matter seriously.

01 Aug 2017 5:20 PM

Trump prepared son’s statement on meeting with Russian lawyer: report

Former FBI director Robert Mueller is probing, in his capacity as special counsel, the Russia connection independently of the Senate panels.

01 Aug 2017 2:45 PM

Earth likely to warm over 2 degrees this century: study

The study using statistical tools shows only a five per cent chance that Earth will warm two degrees or less by the end of this century.

01 Aug 2017 12:56 PM

US govt watchdog files secret report on child sex abuse by Afghanistan

In some cases, the Afghan government arrested and prosecuted trafficking victims as criminals.

01 Aug 2017 12:33 PM

21 lakh Indian IT professionals applied for H-1B visa in 11 years: report

USCIS received 3.4 million (34 lakh) H-1B visas applications, of which people from India accounted for 21 lakh.

01 Aug 2017 12:10 PM


Brazil's president faces congressional vote on his future

Temer is accused of receiving bribes indirectly, via a confidant who was caught by police carrying a suitcase with USD 150,000 in cash.

01 Aug 2017 11:03 AM

What's next? New Venezuela assembly has vast powers

Many speculate they will choose Diosdado Cabello, the hard-line leader of the ruling socialist party, as their chairman.

01 Aug 2017 10:17 AM

US 'reviewing options' after Vladimir Putin orders embassy cuts

US Senate overwhelmingly approved a bill to toughen sanctions on Russia for allegedly meddling in the 2016 US presidential election.

01 Aug 2017 9:36 AM

North Korea ICBM still facing technical hurdles: US expert

Elleman said Pyongyang is learning fast and that depending on North Korea's testing schedule, a deployment next year is possible.

01 Aug 2017 9:12 AM

Mexican president not spoken to Trump to praise border policy

The G20 sit-down was the first official meeting between the two presidents, whose relationship has been tense.

01 Aug 2017 9:04 AM


Amid Gulf crisis, Qatar launches wide-ranging WTO complaint against trade boycott

The countries have also recalled their ambassadors from Doha, ordered all Qataris to return home and banned Qatar from using their airspace.

01 Aug 2017 8:20 AM

Trump sacks communications director Scaramucci just 10 days after appointment

Scaramucci had courted controversy with an expletive-laden attack on his colleagues -- then chief of staff Reince Priebus.

01 Aug 2017 8:02 AM

US hits Nicolás Maduro with sanctions after Venezuela's election

The National Electoral Council claimed more than 40 percent of Venezuela's 20 million voters had cast ballots Sunday.

01 Aug 2017 8:02 AM