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  World   Americas  06 May 2017

World, Americas, 06 May 2017

Trump signs USD 1 trillion spending bill to keep govt operating

However, other budget battles lie ahead as the White House and Congress hammer out a spending plan for the fiscal year that starts Oct 1.

06 May 2017 7:03 PM

US: Former Apple engineer outraged at probable lenient sentence against abusive husband

Neha Rastogi recorded a video on May 17 2016, that contained repeated thwacks in the presence of their then 2-year-old daughter.

06 May 2017 7:01 PM

US to investigate social media profiles of visa applicants over security issues

The notification says that visas will not be denied on the basis of race, religion, ethnicity, nationality, or sexual orientation.

06 May 2017 3:13 PM

Legislative change needed to stop firms from using H-1B visas to replace US workers

Congress has a key role to play when it comes to protecting American workers, Acting Labour Secy said.

06 May 2017 2:36 PM

Trump's executive order on religious liberty hailed by Sikh American community

Singh said religious freedom is an important issue for the majority of Americans.

06 May 2017 1:39 PM


Trump's nominee for US Army secretary drops out amid heavy criticism

Green withdrew his nomination over growing criticism over his remarks about Muslims, gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender Americans.

06 May 2017 1:16 PM

Indian-origin couple killed by daughter's ex-boyfriend in US

A standoff quickly developed with the suspect and a SWAT team was called in.

06 May 2017 11:58 AM

Johnson & Johnson ordered to pay USD 110.5 million to Virginia woman

About 2,000 women in the United States have filed similar suits against company over health damage caused by company's talcum powder use.

06 May 2017 10:23 AM

Amid mounting political unrest in Venezuela, death toll rises to 38

Opposition leaders have repeatedly called on officers to think with their conscience before launching attacks.

06 May 2017 9:43 AM

Trump will work with 'whoever' France elects as president

Le Pen was one of the first politicians to congratulate Trump on his election last November.

06 May 2017 9:22 AM


First piece of major legislation, Trump signs USD 1 trillion spending bill

Republicans praised $15 billion in additional Pentagon spending obtained by Trump.

06 May 2017 8:10 AM

Trump’s Mideast trip to forge new Muslim ties

The planning for the visit to Saudi Arabia began soon after the November election results came.

06 May 2017 5:58 AM

Trump, Turnbull patch up after ugly phone spat

Trump claimed the acrimonious call with Turnbull early in his White House tenure had been “fake news”.

06 May 2017 4:28 AM

The inside drama of damaging WikiLeaks

Poitras first premiered the film a year ago at the Cannes Film Festival, where it was received largely positively.

06 May 2017 1:21 AM