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Judge set to sentence Ohio man who plotted US attacks

January 19, 2018 11:14 am

Prosecutors, who are seeking a 23-year sentence, said Mohamud wanted to travel to Texas and capture three or four soldiers and execute them.

US Army deserter Bergdahl suffers nerve damage after captivity-witness

November 01, 2017 9:32 pm

Colonel Allen Larsen, a battalion surgeon who has examined Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl described the damage as akin to that seen in US soldiers held as Japanese prisoners of war during World War Two.

24 American personnel affected by health attack in Cuba: US

October 21, 2017 12:23 am

The US, early this month, had ordered the expulsion of 15 Cuban diplomats in response to Havana's "failure" to take appropriate steps to protect American officials from the health attacks in Cuba.

Donald Trump links jump in UK crime rate to terror

October 20, 2017 11:57 pm

"Just out report: 'United Kingdom crime rises 13 per cent annually amid spread of Radical Islamic terror.' Not good, we must keep America safe!" said Donald Trump.

Indian girl goes missing in US: Working through CCTV footage; making progress, say police

October 17, 2017 9:53 pm

Sherin Mathews vanished on October 7 after her adoptive father Wesley Mathews told police he left her outside their home at 3 am as punishment for not drinking her milk.

Police clueless on three-year-old adopted Indian girl's disappearance in US

October 15, 2017 7:23 pm

Police are still looking for any surveillance video or information that will help show them where the family’s SUV went when it disappeared for an hour that morning. So far, tips from the public have not led to any definitive clues that could lead police to Sherin.

Cuba could stop attacks on US diplomats: White House

October 13, 2017 11:19 am

The mysterious attacks, which US officials initially suggested could have been carried out with some sort of covert acoustic device, have affected at least 22 US embassy staff in Havana. The last instance occurred in August.

US loan to Puerto Rico a start, but more aid to come: official

October 12, 2017 4:30 pm

"The Community Disaster Loan cannot and does not address the recovery, rebuilding and future of Puerto Rico, which the administration intends to address with a more long-term solution in concert with the Puerto Rican government, oversight board, court and Congress," an official said.

China, Russia assure support to Pakistan after Donald Trump criticism, says report

September 13, 2017 1:44 pm

The Express Tribune reported that Pakistan has been in contact with two veto-wielding powers – China and Russia – who have opposed the American policy of putting undue pressure on Pakistan.



Who Is Kamala Harris? | 2020 US Presidential Candidate

January 24, 2019 4:56 pm

Senator Kamala Harris, Democrat of California, is joining the race for the White House. Ms. Harris becomes the fourth woman currently serving in Congress to announce her presidential ambitions.

Donald Trump’s evolving rhetoric on the wall

January 14, 2019 3:00 pm

The core of US President Donald Trump’s argument for the southern border wall has remained largely the same. But as the fight wears on, his justification has expanded and details like cost and construction materials have evolved.

Opinion | The secret history of Muslims in the US

December 19, 2018 3:21 pm

Muslims have been in the US since the time of the earliest explorers and have left their mark on everything from the White House to the Marine Corps uniform.

George HW Bush: A life in public service

December 04, 2018 5:37 pm

George HW Bush, part of a new generation of Republicans, was often referred to as the most successful one-term president.

'I heard the gunshot' | Witnesses recount California shooting

November 12, 2018 3:52 pm

At least 12 people were killed in a shooting at a bar in Thousand Oaks, California. Borderline Bar and Grill was holding its weekly event for college students.

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.