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  World   Americas  17 May 2019

World, Americas, 17 May 2019

Two Indian-American Sikh youths killed in SUV crash

The authorities identified the victims as 19-year-old Varundeep S Bring and 22-year-old Davneet S Chahal, both from Indianapolis.

17 May 2019 2:34 PM

Kamala Harris invokes Indian heritage in response to Trump's immigration plan

Harris, Senator from California, criticised the Trump's proposal, which Democratic leaders have vowed to fight.

17 May 2019 2:10 PM

US federal agents arrest protesters occupying Venezuelan Embassy

Activists oppose US intervention to oust Prez Maduro in favour of Guaido, self-proclaimed interim president of OPEC-member nation.

17 May 2019 1:53 PM

China invoke past wars, patriotism as trade war with US intensifies

The United States is not sincere about wanting to resume trade talks with China and has damaged the atmosphere for negotiations.

17 May 2019 1:33 PM

UN chief concerned about nuclear 'coffin' leakage in Pacific

He described structure on Enewetak atoll in Marshall Islands as 'kind of coffin' and said legacy of Cold War-era nuclear tests in Pacific.

17 May 2019 12:56 PM

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US House panel threatens action to get Mueller report documents

Committee asked dept to provide 'dozen narrow sets' of foreign intelligence documents related to Mueller's assessment.

17 May 2019 12:40 PM

Chelsea Manning jailed after refusing to testify in Julian Assange case

Manning, who spent seven years in military prisons for leaking US secrets to WikiLeaks in 2010.

17 May 2019 12:33 PM

Trump rolls out better green card plan, to benefit skilled Indians

The immigration reform proposals significantly increase the quota for skilled workers from existing nearly 12 per cent to 57 per cent.

17 May 2019 12:00 PM

Watch: US F-16 fighter jets crashes into warehouse, pilot ejects

Cellphone photos from inside showed what appeared to be the tail of the plane buried in twisted metal and piles of cardboard boxes.

17 May 2019 9:57 AM

Pregnant Chicago teen strangled to death, foetus taken from womb

Police said Marlen Ochoa-Lopez, 19, was lured to the home of someone she knew with the promise of free baby supplies was strangled to death.

17 May 2019 9:41 AM

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US doesn't want war with Iran: Trump tells aides

'He doesn’t want to go to war. It’s not who he is,' one official said, speaking on condition of anonymity.

17 May 2019 9:21 AM

Donald Trump calls for huge increase in quota for skilled migrants

'The biggest change we make is to increase the proportion of highly skilled immigration from 12 per cent to 57 per cent,' he said.

17 May 2019 9:05 AM

Donald Trump thinks its 'great' to have gay Presidential candidate

A previously little known mayor of South Bend, Indiana, Pete Buttigieg has raced to prominence as one of the top contenders.

17 May 2019 8:49 AM

Boeing finally completes 737 MAX software update

The proposed fix, which addresses a problem with a flight handling system thought to be a factor in both crashes, must win approval from US.

17 May 2019 8:28 AM

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