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Trump made attempts to stop early release of 'American Taliban' from US prison

Trump told reporters that he had asked government lawyers whether the release could be stopped but said nothing could be done.

24 May 2019 1:48 PM

Adult performer Stormy Daniels' ex-lawyer facing more charges

He was charged by a federal grand jury in Manhattan. Earlier, Avenatti has also indicated that another indictment was forthcoming.

24 May 2019 1:14 PM

Trump moves to escalate investigation of intel agencies

Trump directed the intelligence community to 'quickly and fully cooperate' with Barr’s probe.

24 May 2019 12:34 PM

Canada's Justin Trudeau, US Mike Pence congratulate PM Modi

In a statement, Trudeau highlighted the bilateral ties between Canada and India and said that he would continue to work with Modi.

24 May 2019 11:46 AM

Harvey Weinstein agrees deal to settle cases for USD 44 million: report

The deal, which has not yet been signed, aims to cover all civil proceedings filed against the fallen Hollywood mogul.

24 May 2019 11:30 AM

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'Will kill every woman': Virgin man arrested after facing multiple rejections in US

The 27 year old Chistopher Cleary blamed years of romantic rejection for his anger toward females, according to police affidavit.

24 May 2019 10:57 AM

Wikileaks's Julian Assange indicted with violating Espionage Act

The charges against Assange, now 18 in total, reject his claim that he was simply a publisher receiving leaked material from Manning.

24 May 2019 8:48 AM

US warn Turkey of facing 'very negative' consequences over S-400 deal

Turkey has repeatedly rejected US ultimatums for cancelling S-400 shipments and the purchase of American Patriot batteries instead.

23 May 2019 11:29 AM

Man busted for threatening to bomb Trump tower in New York

Jonathan Xie, of Basking Ridge, was taken into custody on charges of attempting to provide material support to Hamas, the Islamist group.

23 May 2019 10:22 AM

Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro wins, Justice Minister loses in Congress

Jair Bolsonaro won approval from disgruntled lower house lawmakers for his move to reorganize the country's executive branch.

23 May 2019 9:54 AM

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Boeing yet to submit 737 Max fix; says US Aviation regulator

Boeing said last week that it had finished making changes requested by the US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).

23 May 2019 8:47 AM

In the midst of Donald Trump's impeachment talk, know how it works

No president has been ousted from office by impeachment, but even the threat can bring one down.

23 May 2019 8:11 AM

US warns Syria over suspected use of chemical attacks

Some 180 civilians have been killed in flare-up since April 30, according to Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, a British-based monitor.

22 May 2019 3:44 PM

Indian-origin scientist to help US troops on thought-controlled robots

Team headed by Gaurav Sharma, a senior research scientist at Battelle, is among six teams to win grants to develop brain-machine interfaces.

22 May 2019 3:31 PM

Indian-American judge orders Trump accounting firm to hand over records to Congress

This is a victory for the Democrats as they wanted the constitutionaly mandated oversight into the matter.

22 May 2019 1:37 PM

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Life after death? Washington becomes first US state to legalize human composting

People who die will have the option to have their bodies 'recomposed' into soil suitable for use in gardening.

22 May 2019 1:25 PM

'US changed mind overnight': Chinese Ambassador blames Trump for sinking trade deal

Ambassador Cui Tiankai slammed White House's move to ban transfer or sale of US technology to Huawei as 'politically motivated'.

22 May 2019 1:01 PM

Think over consequences on future developments: N Korea warns US over ship seizure

The cargo ship was detained in Indonesian waters in April 2018. Its seizure was announced by US Justice Dept on May 9, 2019.

22 May 2019 12:41 PM

US military intercepts 6 Russian bombers, fighters off Alaska coast

The Russian aircraft included two Tu-95 strategic bombers, which were intercepted by two F-22 fighters.

22 May 2019 9:27 AM

McDonald's faces 25 new sexual harassment complaints from workers

McDonald's has faced more than 50 such charges and lawsuits in the last three years, the ACLU said.

22 May 2019 9:22 AM

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