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World, Americas, 16 Mar 2017

I might not be here if it wasn't for Twitter: Donald Trump

On March 4, Trump set off a furour when he tweeted that president Barack Obama had put a wiretap on communications at Trump Tower.

16 Mar 2017 7:18 PM

US: 3-year-old girl lives alone with dead mom for days, eats only cereal

Lt. Joshua Litwin says the girl survived by eating cereal spilled on the floor.

16 Mar 2017 6:08 PM

Trump responds to Snoop Dogg's mocking music video, says he should be jailed

Trump's lawyer, Cohen, did not react well to this video. He called it "totally disgraceful" and "not artistic."

16 Mar 2017 3:50 PM

H-1B visa applications for 2018 open to Indian techies from April 3

The official announcement did not say till when it would continue accepting the H-1B petitions.

16 Mar 2017 12:46 PM

Rise in reports of sexual assault at US Navy, Army academies last year

But the Military Academy at West Point received 26 reports of sexual assault, up from 17 in the previous year.

16 Mar 2017 12:11 PM


Amtrak train in New York splashes loads of snow on passengers

Snowstorm Stella, which hit northeast US on Tuesday, covered huge portions of New York and New England with snow.

16 Mar 2017 11:03 AM

India's neighbour makes stability challenging: US Senator

The panel discussion was also attended by several other US lawmakers including Senators Thom Tilles and Joe Donnelly.

16 Mar 2017 10:00 AM

US judge freezes Donald Trump's revamped travel ban

Trump called the judge's block 'unprecedented judicial overreach' and said he will take the case 'as far as it needs to go'.

16 Mar 2017 9:19 AM

US: Texas mulls laws allowing religion in science class

Texas is one of 8 US states where such laws have been proposed since the beginning of the year.

16 Mar 2017 8:35 AM

US Fed hikes key rate for second time in three months

The Fed's key short-term rate is rising by a quarter-point to a still-low range of 0.75 percent to 1 percent.

16 Mar 2017 6:45 AM