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US-China trade battle shows deepening economic impact across Asia

"The real economic shock is yet to come."

US expresses concern over Sri Lanka crisis, urges President to 'reconvene Parliament'

President Maithripala Sirisena removed Wickremesinghe on Friday, and appointed his former nemesis Mahinda Rajapaksa to take over and form a new government.


Amid outrage over Khashoggi's killing, US to revoke visas of Saudi officials

On the outrage against Saudi Arabia in the US, Pompeo said these penalties will not be the last word on this matter from the United States. 

France Joins 21st Century Space Race Fearing Seeds of Future War

France plans to spend 2 billion euros next year in space projects. Officials in Paris are also seeking to work with Germany to invest in innovative and disruptive space projects in a bid to catch up both financially and technologically with China and the US.

Indian man among 3 killed in US bank shooting

The shooter with a pistol and more than 200 rounds of ammunition, opened fire at the headquarters for the Fifth Third Bank near Fountain Square in downtown Cincinnati.

Sexual harassment complaints strain human rights agencies in US

With complaints piling up, lawmakers are worried about delays in resolving those cases and others involving employment, housing and credit discrimination


Mexico and Canada set to finalise deal with US on key Nafta rule

The United States had "started showing more flexibility last week" on autos content and other topics at the negotiations, which have dragged on for almost a year, said the head of the trade and NAFTA office for the Mexican government.

Donald Trump hails Illinois steel mill as an economic success story

The president pointed to the US Steel plant's reopening as a success story after he slapped tariffs on imported steel and aluminium last spring. On Wednesday, he and European leaders agreed to open talks on trade, a decision he called a breakthrough.

US: Judge faults government tracking of separated families

As many as 2,551 children, five and older are being considered for family reunification, though the administration deems more than 900 "either not eligible, or not yet known to be eligible, for reunification."

US Southwest swelters with temperatures up to 120 degrees

Firefighters and city officials on Monday morning distributed bright red cloth visors, hand fans and blue-coloured cooling neckerchiefs to downtown commuters, advising them to stay inside as much as possible.

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USA gears up to celebrate Fourth of July- American Independence Day

Americans prepared to celebrate the nation's 238th birthday on Friday.

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Who Is Kamala Harris? | 2020 US Presidential Candidate

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

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.


All you need to know about Amazon's new home, Long Island city

Amazon officially announced that it will put a major corporate outpost in the New York neighborhood of Long Island City. Here is what the Queens enclave has to offer the tech giant.

‘I didn’t know if I was gonna make it' | Wildfires Rage in California

A fire ravaged Northern California on Thursday, damaging homes and injuring residents. Another fire started northwest of Los Angeles the following day, forcing more residents to evacuate.

Number of Indian students in the US doubled since 2012-13: News in Numbers

A study by the 2018 Open Doors Report on International Educational Exchange shows that the number of Indian students in the US has doubled in the last five years.

Political messaging | How Donald Trump stokes fear in midterm ads

Recently released political ads reveal the Republican Party’s two-pronged election strategy: one message for skeptics and swing voters, and a very different one aimed at President Donald Trump’s base.


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.

'Trees flying by' | The aftermath of hurricane Michael

Hurricane Michael made landfall in the Florida Panhandle at close to Category 5 strength, causing widespread damage and killing at least two people.

Republicans and their strained relationship with women

The Republicans on the US Senate Judiciary Committee are all men. Their remarks during the heated Supreme Court confirmation fight over Justice Brett Kavanaugh renewed attention to the party’s fraught relationship with women.

All the Senate's men empowering women, since 1991

From Anita Hill to Dr Christine Blasey Ford, the video spotlights the Senate’s strides in gender sensitivity and female representation.