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'Can tell you Iran wants to meet,' says Donald Trump

Trump has repeatedly indicated he is ready to meet with President Hassan Rouhani.

13 Sep 2019 11:57 AM

US to reveal Saudi official linked to 9/11 attackers

Nearly 3,000 people were killed in New York, Washington and Pennsylvania, and families have sued seeking damages from the Saudi government.

13 Sep 2019 11:17 AM

California boat fire: Crew members slept soundly while fire spread killed 34

The captain and two crew members swam to the vessel's stern and reboarded the boat, according to the NTSB report.

13 Sep 2019 10:44 AM

IMF explains why India's economic growth is ‘much weaker than expected’

The growth is expected to rise to 7.2 per cent points in FY21, down by the projected growth rate of 7.5 in the earlier report.

13 Sep 2019 8:59 AM

Democrats vote on impeachment probe against Donald Trump

A more aggressive probe could increase pressure on House Democratic leaders who has resisted impeachment as a politically risky step.

13 Sep 2019 8:32 AM

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Trump warns Iran but doesn't rule out lifting sanctions, terms situation 'very dangerous'

Rouhani has dismissed meeting with Trump, insisting that Washington must lift the sanctions it has imposed on Iran.

12 Sep 2019 3:37 PM

US lawmaker urges Congressional colleagues to attend Modi's Houston

The mega event, billed as 'Howdy Modi', has attracted great enthusiastic participation from Indian-American community.

12 Sep 2019 2:12 PM

Fires still erupting in Amazon; number of blazes in Brazil up 45 pc from 2018

The Amazon is considered particularly important for its absorption of heat-trapping carbon dioxide from the atmosphere.

12 Sep 2019 2:05 PM

Trump vows to hit Taliban 'harder' than ever as US marks 9/11

Trump also warned militants of grave consequences if they ever carry attacks on America again.

12 Sep 2019 12:52 PM

Trump administration announces plan to ban flavoured e-cigarettes

'We have a problem in our country, it's a new problem ... and it's called vaping,' Trump said.

12 Sep 2019 12:46 PM

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5 people stabbed in Tallahassee, suspect in custody

Court records show Brown has a lengthy arrest record, mostly for drug offenses, dating back from when he was in his teens.

12 Sep 2019 12:42 PM

US slaps sanctions on Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan chief, designates him global terrorist

Mehsud was designated as a 'Specially Designated Global Terrorist' by the US Department of State on Tuesday.

12 Sep 2019 12:33 PM

US lawmakers seek immediate end of communication blackout in Kashmir

The two lawmakers told Pompeo that they have significant concerns about the humanitarian and human rights 'crisis' in Kashmir.

12 Sep 2019 8:36 AM

US Supreme Court allows Donald Trump to enforce its new asylum rules

The decision allows the Trump administration to implement its policy while the litigation process in lower courts is on.

12 Sep 2019 8:32 AM

Trump praises China tariff exemptions as trade talks approach, calls it 'big move'

Donald Trump reiterated that Beijing was under pressure to strike a bargain as its economy weakens, which he attributed to US actions.

12 Sep 2019 8:01 AM

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Justin Trudeau dissolves Parliament, calls for polls in October

Justin Trudeau is gunning to hold onto his liberal majority in a tight race against newcomers on both flanks.

12 Sep 2019 7:57 AM

9/11: 'Twin Towers didn't collapse due to fire,' say conspiracy theorists

WTC7 has been subject to many conspiracy theories as it fell to the ground without actually being hit by a plane.

11 Sep 2019 3:14 PM

US mother charged with neglect after 42-pound teen son dies

A criminal complaint says Iraida Pizarro-Osorio brought her 16-year-old son to a medical clinic last week after he became unresponsive.

11 Sep 2019 12:43 PM

Bengaluru-based IT company accused of discrimination against non-Indians

According to Sulzberg, Happiest Minds prefers to hire and employ South Asians and Indians, and it effectuates this preference in three ways.

11 Sep 2019 12:39 PM

Services no longer needed: Trump fires national security chief John Bolton

'I asked John for his resignation, which was given to me this morning,' Trump said.

11 Sep 2019 9:25 AM

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