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  World   Americas  08 Aug 2017

World, Americas, 08 Aug 2017

8-yr-old Indian-American transgender files discrimination suit against school

Parents Priya Shah and Jaspret Brar have sued California school alleging that the school refused to call daughter Nikki Brar by her name.

08 Aug 2017 6:48 PM

Venezuela launches manhunt for leaders of attack on army base

Defense Min Vladimir Padrino said in a televised address that 2 of the men who attacked the base had been shot dead and eight captured.

08 Aug 2017 3:55 PM

Trump appeals to loyalists as support slips, agenda stalls

Trump has remained deeply unpopular among Democrats, and there are signs that his support among Republicans may be softening. 

08 Aug 2017 3:00 PM

Indian-American Dilip Chauhan appointed Deputy Comptroller for Minority

Chauhan had joined the Comptroller’s office in 2015 as Director for Community Affairs, South and East Asia.

08 Aug 2017 1:35 PM

US may lose its competitive edge due to H-1B clampdown: report

'Both US and Indian economies have really benefited from the H-1B programme,' Center for Global Development (CGD) in a report said.

08 Aug 2017 1:16 PM


US Marines to conduct fleet safety review after plane crash in Australia

The Marine MV-22 Osprey crashed on Saturday during an exercise off the Australian coast, leaving 3 Marines missing and presumed dead.

08 Aug 2017 11:12 AM

Major hydroelectric dam affected 4,500 families in Venezuela floods

The opposition called on the government to take urgent action with the dam to prevent the flooding from worsening.

08 Aug 2017 9:29 AM

US already feeling effects of climate change, rising temperatures: report

The report says emissions of greenhouse gases will affect the degree to which global temperatures continue to rise.

08 Aug 2017 8:57 AM

US not scared of North Korea's threats, says Nikki Haley

Haley praised both Russia and China for the UN Security Council vote on North Korean sanctions.

08 Aug 2017 8:11 AM