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US proposes increasing merit-based immigration to 57%

Jared Kushner said just 12 per cent of people become legal immigrants through merit-based system right now.

17 Jul 2019 1:45 PM

Buzz Aldrin, second man on moon, recalls 'Magnificent Desolation'

'I sometimes think the three of us missed 'the big event',' Aldrin said during a 50th anniversary gala at the Ronald Reagan Library.

17 Jul 2019 12:44 PM

US welcomes construction of Kartarpur corridor for Sikh pilgrims

The corridor is expected to be completed by September end.

17 Jul 2019 11:19 AM

US House condemns Trump ‘racist’ tweets in extraordinary rebuke

Hours earlier, Trump tweeted, 'Those Tweets were NOT Racist. I don't have a Racist bone in my body!'

17 Jul 2019 10:28 AM

'US not to sell F-35 fighter jets to Turkey,' says Trump

As per the current US laws, any country purchasing a major defence equipment from Russia could be subject to American sanctions.

17 Jul 2019 10:20 AM

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'4 Congresswomen can go wherever they want,' says Donald Trump

'It's my opinion they (the four Congresswomen) hate our country and that's not good. It's not acceptable,' Trump said.

17 Jul 2019 10:09 AM

'Mailed pipe bomb devices wouldn't have worked,' claims FBI report

Sayoc, 57, faces a mandatory 10-year prison term and up to life.

17 Jul 2019 10:02 AM

One in 5 US Twitter users follows Donald Trump: Survey

Roughly three in 10 Republican adult Twitter users follow Trump, compared with 13 per cent of Democrats, Pew said.

16 Jul 2019 2:50 PM

If you aren't happy in US, 'leave': Trump on Democratic Congresswomen

'All they do is complain,' Trump told reporters at a 'Made in America' event at the White House.

16 Jul 2019 1:26 PM

US moves to block asylum for migrants crossing Mexico

Cracking down on migration has been a signature policy of President Donald Trump.

16 Jul 2019 1:06 PM

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‘We will not be silenced’: Democratic Congresswomen condemn Donald Trump’s remark

'All they do is complain,' Trump told reporters at a White House event featuring products 'Made in America'.

16 Jul 2019 12:24 PM

Mexican druglord El Chapo expected to get life sentence from US judge

The charges, which also include money laundering and weapons-related offenses, carry a mandatory life sentence.

16 Jul 2019 10:39 AM

'We're human, not robots': Amazon workers strike as 'Prime' sales arrive

US Democratic presidential contenders Kamila Harris and Bernie Sanders were among those who expressed support for the strikers on Twitter.

16 Jul 2019 9:38 AM

Indian-Americans thrilled over PM Modi’s possible community address in Houston

This could be Modi’s third address to the Indian-American community after he became PM in 2014 and the first after his re-election in May.

15 Jul 2019 3:38 PM

Watch: Police officer saves choking baby after pulling over speeding car on the road

‘Because of Kimbro's steadfast, professional, heroic response, 12-day old baby was able to live,’ said Berkeley County Sheriff's Office.

15 Jul 2019 2:14 PM

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'Devastating news', says Bishop as Canada's Anglican Church rejects same-sex marriage

Many in the church, which has nearly 1,700 parishes, were disappointed.

15 Jul 2019 10:17 AM

Trump tells 'progressive' Congresswomen to 'go back', sparks furore

Women include Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York, Ilhan Omar of Minnesota, Rashida Tlaib of Michigan and Ayanna Pressley of Massachusetts.

15 Jul 2019 9:09 AM

Choir, Broadway casts entertain tourists on New York street during blackout

At Madison Square Garden, the blackout put a sudden stop to a Jennifer Lopez concert, plunging the arena into darkness.

14 Jul 2019 11:33 AM

Manhattan plunges into darkness, huge power outage

'This appears to be something that just went wrong in the way that they transmit power from one part of the city to another,' Blasio said.

14 Jul 2019 11:29 AM

Unborn baby dies while Venezuelan mother waits for visa to cross Chile

Peru last month clamped down on immigration, requiring migrants have passports and visas in order to stay in the country.

14 Jul 2019 11:01 AM

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