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After heated exchanges, US House condemns tweets by Donald Trump as racist

The measure, the first in more than 100 years that the House has approved that was aimed at rebuking the president, passed nearly along party lines, 240-187, after one of the most polarizing exchanges on the House floor in recent times.

Planned Parenthood, seeking more political tack, removes its president Leana Wen

The sudden ouster reflected a widening disagreement between the president, Leana Wen, and the board of directors over her management style and which direction to steer one of the nation’s leading women’s reproductive rights groups.

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Republicans offer little criticism of Trump’s comments on Democratic Congresswomen

While a smattering of Republicans chastised Trump on Monday, most party leaders in the House and Senate and much of the rank and file remained quiet about the president’s weekend tweets directing dissenters to “go back” where they came from.

Explained: What proposed change in US Green Card legislation means for Indians

Green Card holders can qualify for US citizenship generally after three to five years. Over 10 lakh migrants from around the world are known to receive Green Cards yearly.

Hassan Rouhani says Iran ready to talk to US if sanctions lifted

US President Donald Trump's administration says it is open to negotiations with Iran on a more far-reaching agreement on nuclear and security issues.

British leaks say Donald Trump axed Iran deal to spite Obama

Published by a British tabloid, The Mail on Sunday, the cables are the second batch of leaked documents that led to Darroch’s resignation last week. The British Foreign Office has previously made it clear that the leaked documents were authentic.

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US corporate sector welcomes Indian Budget, says it will attract FDIs

President of US India Strategic and Partnership Forum (USISPF) Mukesh Aghi said the budget is inclusive and policy decisions are encouraging for American companies.

US adds solid 224,000 jobs in June, making Federal Reserve rate cut less certain

Last year, Fed officials raised rates four times, in part to stave off the risk of high inflation and in part to try to ensure that they would have room to cut rates if the economy stumbled.

Donald Trump says immigration raids starting 'fairly soon'

Donald Trump told reporters at the White House, "They'll be starting fairly soon, but I don't call them raids, we're removing people, all of these people who have come in over the years illegally."

It’s a question Democrats keep hearing: ‘Can a woman win?’

For years, organizations that promote women in politics argued that having multiple women running for president — rather than the one-and-only nature of Clinton’s campaigns — would demystify the idea of a female president.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

US Supreme Court legalises same-sex marriage nationwide

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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

With The US Pulling Out Of Climate Change Deal, Should We Say Goodbye To The Paris Accord?

President Trump announced that United States would withdraw from the Paris climate agreement. But it will take more than one speech to pull out: Under the rules of the deal, which the White House says it will follow, the earliest any country can leave is Nov. 4, 2020. That means the United States will remain […]

US decision was unfortunate: MEA on F-16 sale

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.

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US hosts ASEAN nations for first time

The US and ASEAN nations can advance a shared vision of a regional order where disputes are resolved through peaceful means, President Barack Obama has said as he welcomed leaders from the region for talks expected to discuss Chinese assertiveness in the South China Sea. Hosting 19 leaders of the ASEAN countries for the summit, […]

Pak stands exposed over Headley's claim: Rajnath Singh

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.

US: Cars parked on frozen lake rescued after ice cracks

You will have heard of skating on thin ice, but how about parking? It was not such a good idea on a frozen lake in Wisconsin, in the US. Aerial images of Lake Geneva showed cars partially immersed in water, after the ice cracked under the weight of the vehicles. Some of the cars, parked […]

China-US: reef row gets real

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

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