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US Senators struggle to stay focused during Trump impeachment trial

January 22, 2020 12:09 pm

It's a challenge anyone who's served on a jury might understand, but senators try not to complain, given the enormous political stakes of the trial during the 2020 election year.

US Senate blocks Democratic bids for evidence, witnesses in Trump impeachment trial

January 22, 2020 2:51 pm

As the third impeachment trial in US history began in earnest, senators voted along party lines, 53-47, to block three separate motions from Democratic leader Chuck Schumer.

Explained: What is the US-France tariff dispute over tech firms?

January 22, 2020 8:51 am

The US-France tax dispute, which first arose in July last year, will now be decided by the end of 2020.

Texas club shooting: Two dead, suspect arrested

January 21, 2020 10:34 am

Police have arrested a 19-year-old man in a shooting that left two men dead and at least five people injured at a concert in San Antonio, Texas.

'Camo in space?': US Space Force trolled after revealing its uniforms

January 19, 2020 10:43 pm

The United States Space force unveiled their utility uniform through twitter on Saturday but netizens can't help but ask: "Why camouflage in space?."

Chicago flights halted; plane slides off Kansas City taxiway

January 18, 2020 12:17 pm

A winter weather advisory was issued for the Chicago area through early Saturday, with 2 to 5 inches of snow expected.

Explained: How Donald Trump's impeachment differs from a criminal trial

January 18, 2020 9:43 am

A look at some of the key differences between a courtroom trial and the impeachment trial that will play out in the coming days.

Iran’s supreme leader rebukes US in rare Friday sermon

January 17, 2020 10:26 pm

“These two weeks were extraordinary and eventful. Bitter and sweet events. Lessons we learned. The Iranian people went through a lot,” Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said. “We delivered a slap to US’s image as a superpower.”

Viral Video: 13-year-old gives moving speech for father who died in Iran plane crash

January 17, 2020 6:07 pm

At a memorial for his father and another victim of the airline crash, 13-year-old Ryan Pourjam spoke about his father.

Explained: What is the US-Guatemala asylum deal?

January 17, 2020 3:11 pm

Under the “safe third country” agreement, migrants have to apply for asylum in the first country they land in. If they fail to do so and proceed to the second country, they can be sent back to the first country.

US PHOTOS

Tired of waiting for asylum, migrants from caravan breach US border

December 06, 2018 7:41 am

Some migrants may hope to defeat the odds and penetrate one of the most fortified sections of the southern US border

Modi in US, Day 2: Meetings with Obama, Ash Carter, grand welcome at USIBC gala

June 08, 2016 9:48 am

The Prime Minister said that a larger Indian economy has multiple benefits for the world

Narendra Modi meets Barack Obama: Taking bilateral ties to new heights

June 08, 2016 8:02 am

Narendra Modi laid a wreath at the Tomb of Unknown Soldiers and paid homage to Indian-American astronaut late Kalpana Chawla at Arlington National Cemetery.

Monster blizzard paralyzes eastern, southern US with snow

January 23, 2016 9:07 pm

A blizzard with gale-force winds paralyzed the southern and eastern United States on Saturday.

Born on the Fourth of July: Parades, Fireworks and Hot Dogs

July 05, 2015 11:06 am

Fourth of July celebrations as US marks its 239 years of independence.

US Supreme Court legalises same-sex marriage nationwide

June 26, 2015 10:21 pm

The US Supreme Court declared Friday that same-sex couples have a right to marry anywhere in the country, in a culmination of two decades of litigation over marriage, and gay rights generally.

US VIDEOS

Implant files: How medical devices that are recalled in the US are still in use in India

November 29, 2018 12:22 pm

The Indian Express-ICIJ investigation finds that at least 57 medical devices, many used in critical care, were being sold in India when the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) clamped down on them for a range of faults over the last two years.

Tracking the extent of #MeToo in India: News in Numbers

October 29, 2018 8:50 am

How big was India’s #MeToo movement? Take a look.

Fuel prices at an all-time high: News in Numbers

September 03, 2018 10:21 am

How the government is explaining the rise in petrol and diesel prices. Take a look in today’s News in Numbers.

Beginning of the Gulf War: How Bush senior and Saddam Hussein's Iraq locked horns

August 07, 2018 5:11 am

On this day, US President Bush senior ordered US troops to defend Saudi against a potential Iraqi invasion by Saddam Hussein.

US decision was unfortunate: MEA on F-16 sale

February 18, 2016 3:21 pm

New Delhi, Feb 18 (ANI): Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) spokesperson Vikas Swarup on Thursday said it does not agree with the United State’s rationale that the sale of F-16 to Pakistan is for counter-terrorism activities. Swarup added that US decision was very unfortunate and will certainly convey negative sentiment, but the relationship between two countries is on broader level.

US hosts ASEAN nations for first time

February 17, 2016 4:13 pm

Pak stands exposed over Headley's claim: Rajnath Singh

February 11, 2016 2:31 pm

Trivandrum, Feb 11 (ANI): Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday asserted that the revelations made by David Coleman Headley before a Mumbai special court has exposed Pakistan, adding that New Delhi would still prefer cordial relations with Islamabad. Deposing from an undisclosed location in the US, Headley had so far told the special court that the ISI was helping different terror outfits in Pakistan and was providing financial, military and moral support. Headley, who had conducted recce of the places in Mumbai which were attacked by 10 LeT terrorists on November 26, 2008, also revealed that the outfit had initially planned to attack a conference of Indian defence scientists in Taj Mahal Hotel. He also said he had also conducted a recce of the famous Siddhivinayak Temple and Naval Air Station on directions of LeT commanders.

China-US: reef row gets real

October 27, 2015 3:22 pm

The USS Lassen reportedly breached the 12-mile exclusion zone imposed by China around the Subi and Mischief islands, part of the Spratly Archipelago.