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Trump to unveil Mideast peace plan to Israelis despite deep Palestinian doubts

January 28, 2020 11:12 am

Trump will deliver joint remarks with Netanyahu at the White House on Tuesday to outline his plan, which US officials intend to generate momentum toward resolving one of the world's most intractable conflicts.

Indian-origin student found dead in college campus lake in US

January 28, 2020 8:23 am

Annrose Jerry, an accomplished musician, was a student at the University of Notre Dame.

Bolton revelations anger Republicans, fueling push for impeachment witnesses

January 28, 2020 8:19 am

Three Republican moderates indicated they were inching closer to joining Democrats in a vote to subpoena John Bolton, the former adviser whose forthcoming book details how Trump conditioned military aid for Ukraine on the country’s willingness to furnish information on his political rivals.

Anti-CAA protests by large number of Indian Americans mar Republic Day celebrations in US

January 27, 2020 10:03 am

Among Indian Americans, the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), 2019, however, also had a fair share of its supporters who sought to counter protesters by asserting that “India cares for Neighbouring Minorities” and “CAA Won't Impact Indian Citizens.”

Tape made public of Trump discussing Ukraine with donors

January 26, 2020 2:25 pm

The conversation, captured on a recording made public Saturday, contradicted Trump’s repeated statements that he does not know the two men who went on to work with the president’s personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani to carry out a pressure campaign on Ukraine.

Top US official urges India to release political leaders detained in J&K

January 25, 2020 1:07 pm

Speaking on the nationwide protests over the Citizenship (Amendment) Act, Wells said, “The Act... is undergoing, I would say, a vigorous democratic scrutiny, whether it's in streets, by the political opposition, media, or the courts."

Relief to Indians on card as New Jersey to lower college costs of H1B visa holders' children

January 22, 2020 11:05 pm

New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy on Tuesday signed the legislation 'S2555', allowing New Jersey students, who are the children of H-1B visa holders, to qualify for in-state tuition at public institutions of higher education.

Impeachment trial rules unveiled as Trump requests swift acquittal

January 21, 2020 8:51 am

Trump’s legal team called on the Senate to “swiftly reject” the impeachment charges and acquit him, arguing that Democrats would “permanently weaken the presidency” if they succeeded in removing him from office.

Two dead, 15 reportedly injured in Missouri shooting

January 20, 2020 2:55 pm

A police spokesman said responding officers found “a chaotic scene” and had to call in help from around the city.

Eight Americans were hurt in Iranian strikes, Military says, despite Trump statements

January 19, 2020 2:41 pm

The Jan 8 attack on bases in Iraq’s western desert and near Irbil, Iraq, were launched in retaliation for the killing of Gen. Qassem Soleimani, a senior figure in Iran’s military, in a drone strike ordered by Trump.

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Europe, US melt under heat wave as Greenland sees massive ice melt

August 05, 2019 7:53 am

Temperature records that had stood for decades or even just hours fell minute by minute in July and Europeans and tourists alike jumped into fountains, lakes, rivers or the sea to escape a suffocating heat wave rising up from the Sahara.

Lights for Liberty: Thousands protest Trump immigration policies in Chicago

July 15, 2019 11:23 am

The protesters at Saturday's march belted chants critical of President Donald Trump and the Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency. Many of them carried placards with messages including "No kids in cages" and "Abolish ICE."

Donald Trump celebrates 4th of July with massive military parade

July 05, 2019 12:44 pm

President Donald Trump titled this year's independence day celebration as 'Salute to America', honoring service branches of the US. He had promised military tanks along with "Incredible Flyovers & biggest ever Fireworks!" for the Fourth of July celebration in Washington.

Every day is Memorial Day: US honors fallen heros at Arlington Cemetery

May 29, 2019 9:04 am

Memorial Day originated in the years following the civil war and it became an official federal holiday in 1971. This year, it was observed on May 27.

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

December 21, 2018 2:10 pm

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

November 11, 2018 6:57 am

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

November 02, 2018 1:11 pm

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

September 13, 2018 6:40 am

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

June 28, 2018 3:23 pm

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

September 11, 2015 9:22 pm

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

November 01, 2018 8:20 pm

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

August 06, 2018 4:07 am

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

News in Numbers: Skilled migration from India to US

July 06, 2018 1:13 pm

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Man killed by unidentified persons in U.S.

January 13, 2016 12:18 pm

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

January 11, 2016 9:16 am

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

November 12, 2015 4:04 pm

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.