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Donald Trump threatens crackdown on high visa overstay countries

In a memo signed Monday, Donald Trump directed officials to examine new ways to minimize the number of people overstaying their business and tourist visas as part of a renewed focus on immigration as the 2020 campaign kicks into high gear.

US ends waiver for Iran oil, India second biggest buyer after China

India was one of eight countries allowed temporary import of Iranian oil. India was being pushed by the US to restrict its monthly purchase to 1.25 million tonnes, down from 22.6 million tonnes bought in 2017-18


Sri Lanka: 'Terrorists' continue plotting attacks, US warns in travel advisory

In a revised travel advisory, the US State Department said possible targets included tourist locations, transportation hubs, shopping malls, hotels, places of worship, airports and other public areas.

Donald Trump brushes off Mitt Romney's criticism, points to loss in 2012

In 2012 Mitt Romney won a slightly greater percentage of the popular vote than Donald Trump in 2016. He's one of the few prominent Republicans to criticize Trump since Trump's election.

Indian extradited to US from Singapore for multi-million dollar call centre scam

The indictment, which was unsealed in October 2016, charged Hitesh Madhubhai Patel of Ahmedabad and 60 other individuals and entities with general conspiracy, wire fraud conspiracy and money laundering conspiracy.

Joe Biden expected to launch presidential campaign next week

Joe Biden, 76, would be the most experienced politician in the race, and the second oldest, after 77-year-old Bernie Sanders.


India's ASAT test could exacerbate rivalry with China: US expert

Ashley J Tellis, Tata Chair for Strategic Affairs and senior fellow at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace on Tuesday said, “The Indian ASAT test was in actuality a shot across the bow to China. As such, it will only exacerbate the rivalry with Beijing, even if only silently."

Lousiana: Donations for burned black churches pick up pace after Notre Dame fire

Freelance journalist Yashar Ali, with 394,000 followers, tweeted that the Notre Dame restoration "will be well funded" and urged support for three African American churches in Louisiana recently gutted by arson.

Mueller Report will be released Thursday, Justice Department says

Attorney General William Barr will release the report after department lawyers black out secret grand jury testimony, classified information, material related to continuing investigations and other delicate information, said the spokeswoman, Kerri Kupec.

What is the status of investigations related to Donald Trump?

Democrats have launched a sweeping probe of Trump, an aggressive investigation that threatens to shadow the president through the 2020 election season.

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Trump move to pull US troops from Syria opens way to turmoil

Trump's declaration of victory was far from unanimous, and officials said U.S. defense and military leaders were trying to dissuade him from ordering the withdrawal right up until the last minute.

From first shot to silence of peace: Here are some iconic images from World War I

As the world marks 100 years since the fighting stopped, here is a look at some key moments in World War I


A day in the life of a migrant caravan in Mexico

Trump, who campaigned against illegal immigration to win the 2016 US presidential vote, has seized on this caravan in the run-up to the Nov. 6 mid-term congressional elections, firing up support for his Republican Party.

9/11 terror attack: US remembers victims on 17th anniversary

Thousands of 9/11 victims' relatives, survivors, rescuers and others expected at Tuesday's anniversary ceremony at the World Trade Center.

Nikki Haley visits Gauri Shankar Mandir, Jama Masjid, Gurudwara Sis Ganj Sahib

The US envoy Nikki Haley on Thursday morning visited Gauri Shankar Mandir, Jama Masjid, Gurudwara Sis Ganj Sahib and Central Baptist Church in Delhi.

US observes 14th anniversary of 9/11 attack; President Obama pays homage to victims

Barack Obama, First Lady Michelle Obama and others observed a moment of silence to mark the 14th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks on Friday (September 11).


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Fire the gun or film the ultrasound? How women running for office define toughness

The 2018 election cycle in the US has been called “the year of the woman,” but Republican and Democratic female candidates have starkly different takes on what that means.

The day the first and the only time atomic bombs were unleashed on Hiroshima, Japan

It was a day like no other. The day the first ever atomic bomb was dropped on Japan, during World War II.


Man killed by unidentified persons in U.S.

Gujarat, Jan 13 (ANI): An Indian was allegedly shot dead by unidentified men near a school in Virginia in the United States. The victim, Harshad Patel, belonged to Anand district of Gujarat.The family members were in shock after hearing the news of Harshad’s death. He was living in the U.S. for 21 years. Harshad was shot at when he was closing his convenience store. He was immediately taken to a hospital where he succumbed to his injuries. The family members sought strict action from the government. Harshad is survived by his wife and two daughters. The United States police is investigating the matter.


Students deported from US 'held' at Hyderabad airport for eight hours: Mahmood Ali

Hyderabad, Jan 11 (ANI): Deputy chief minister Mahmood Ali on Monday said the students deported from the United States were held at the Hyderabad airport for eight hours due to some paperwork. Ali said the immigration officials informed him that the students had sought admissions to alleged blacklisted universities and hence were deported. He further stated that he instructed the airport authorities to free the students, saying they had already faced a lot of humiliation in the US.

US charges three in massive hack attack

Three men, including two Israelis, have been charged in the US with offences linked to a computer hacking and fraud scheme dating back to 2007.