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California governor Gavin Newsom signs bill for USD 21 billion wildfire fund

'We were sobered by that immediate experience, that reality, and we got to work,' Newsom told reporters at a bill-signing ceremony.

13 Jul 2019 4:29 PM

Bishop to pour ‘holy water' from helicopter in ‘mass exorcism' over Colombian city

The exorcism is being performed as city is beset by violence, drug smuggling and poverty.

13 Jul 2019 2:57 PM

Immigration raids set for the weekend: Trump

The ICE raids are expected to take place in 10 major cities, pursuing people for whom courts have issued removal orders, says media reports.

13 Jul 2019 2:31 PM

Al-Qaida is stronger than it was before 9/11

Al-Qaeda has developed new political influence – in some areas even supplanting the local government.

13 Jul 2019 11:03 AM

US teen points fake gun at cop, killed; incident caught on cam

The replica gun can be seen lying next to her in the video.

13 Jul 2019 10:17 AM

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US House votes to curb Donald Trump powers to start Iran war

The two chambers will have to negotiate over the language as they finalise the defence bill.

13 Jul 2019 10:07 AM

Trump claims no retreat on citizenship question on census

Trump had said last week that he was 'very seriously' considering an executive order to try to force the question.

13 Jul 2019 9:25 AM

Uber? Please take this bird home: 'Drunk' man rescues little bird in Utah

Uber staff learned that the man had called the car as he was too intoxicated to drive.

12 Jul 2019 8:30 PM

Need to maintain strong military ties with Pakistan: US General

The statement comes ahead of Pakistan PM Imran Khan’s meeting with US President Donald Trump at the White House later this month.

12 Jul 2019 5:05 PM

Tourists, residents evacuated as wildfire spreads at Hawaii's Maui Island

'We can't fight the fire tonight,' the Mayor said. 'We're not going to send any firefighters into harm's way.'

12 Jul 2019 4:25 PM

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US needs to reach out to India, Asian nations to strengthen ties beyond Europe: Biden

Laying out his foreign policy vision for America, Biden said he will focus to restore dignified leadership at home and on the world stage.

12 Jul 2019 4:05 PM

Kamala Harris announces USD 1 bn plan to end rape kit backlog

Rape kits are collected when a victim reports an assault and DNA or other physical evidence is collected.

12 Jul 2019 3:05 PM

‘Cryptocurrency is not money, value based on thin air’: Donald Trump

He added that cryptocurrency, whose electronic nature makes it nearly untraceable, could facilitate illegal activity.

12 Jul 2019 2:46 PM

US frustrated with lack of balance in trade ties with India: USTR

It is too early in terms of the engagement with the new government to set a timeframe, but US wants to move very quickly, said Gerrish.

12 Jul 2019 1:40 PM

UN lauds India for reducing multidimensional poverty

The organisation said that India has strongly improved nutrition, sanitation cooking fuel and assets.

12 Jul 2019 1:32 PM

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35 injured as Air Canada Flight to Sydney makes emergency landing in Hawaii

Air Canada was arranging hotels and food for passengers in Honolulu and looking at resuming the flight, the statement said.

12 Jul 2019 9:28 AM

'Mahatma Gandhi was spiritual leader of non-violence,' says US House Speaker

A strong proponent of India-US relationship, Pelosi said she believes in Gandhian philosophy and thinking.

12 Jul 2019 9:21 AM

UK, Switzerland seal post-Brexit deal on security, terror

The National Crime Agency and Swiss Federal Police fedpol will work closely to tackle joint threats.

11 Jul 2019 3:24 PM

The Moon now has hundreds of artifacts. Should they be protected?

Some experts are calling to grant them heritage status to protect them from future tourists and human activity.

11 Jul 2019 3:02 PM

US House will vote for further enhancing US-India defence ties

The amendment received the support from both Republican and Democrats members.

11 Jul 2019 1:33 PM

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