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U.S. Senate confirms Indian-American Thapar as judge of 6th Circuit Court of Appeals
Washington D. C. [USA], May 26 : The U.S. Senate on Thursday confirmed President Donald Trump's first appellate court nominee, Indian-American Judge Amul Thapar, overcoming opposition from Democrats. Read Full Story

Trump launches investigation into Manchester bombing 'photo' leak
Washington [U.S.A], May 26 : United States President Donald Trump expressed regret over the leaked information in regard to the deadly Manchester terror attack on Thursday. Read Full Story

Trump's son in law under investigation in Russian probe
Washington [U.S.A], May 26 : United States President Donal Trump's son-in-law, Jared Kushner is under investigation in the Russian probe. Read Full Story

I'm heartbroken by Manchester attack, says Obama
Washington D.C. (U.S.), May 26 : Former U.S. president Barack Obama today said as the father of two daughters, he is heartbroken by the extraordinary tragedy that has occurred in Manchester. Read Full Story

Trump says NATO allies need 'to pay their fair share'
Brussels (Belgium), May 26 : U.S. President Donald Trump has rebuked his fellow alliance leaders for not being 'fair' to the U.S. taxpayers. Read Full Story

May to raise Manchester 'leak' with Trump
New York [U.S.], May 25 : :United Kingdom Prime Minister Theresa May said she would raise leaks of crucial intelligence about the Manchester bomb attack with the United States (U.S.) President Donald Trump as they meet at a NATO summit in Brussels, Belgium. Read Full Story

Two neo-nazi roommates killed for disrespecting Muslim faith
Tampa [U.S.A.], May 25 : Dramatic developments shook Tampa as a Florida man, Devon Arthurs, shot two of his neo-nazi roommates on Friday. Read Full Story

U.S. warship sails close to disputed island controlled by China
New York [USA], May 25 : A U.S. Navy warship sailed close to a disputed South China Sea island controlled by China, U.S. officials said on Wednesday. Read Full Story

Hillary Clinton blasts Trump's budget proposal as 'disdain for Americans'
New York [U.S.], May 25 : Donald Trump's rival in the last presidential election, Hillary Clinton slammed the budget proposal forwarded by the Trump administration on Wednesday, saying it would cause "an unimaginable level of cruelty." Read Full Story

Trump terms Kim Jong -Un as 'Madman with nuclear weapons'
Moscow[Russia], May24 : U.S. President Donald Trump held a private telephonic conversation with Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte during which he labeled North Korean leader Kim Jong-un a "madman with nuclear weapons." Read Full Story

Trump discussed terrorism, climate change with Pope
New York [U.S.], May 24 : : Pope Francis appears to have left his mark on U.S. President Donald Trump as they had their first face-to-face meeting at the Vatican on Wednesday. Read Full Story

Donald Trump should be scared of Comey's testifying in public: Wittes
New York [U.S.], May 24 : : James Comey's friend on Tuesday said if he were in place of President Donald Trump he would be scared of the former FBI Director's testimony in public , which he has agreed to give after Memorial Day . Read Full Story

Trump Admin backtracks to make space for Office of National Drug Control Policy
Washington [U.S.], May 24 : The White House has reportedly backtracked on its initial plans to almost eliminate the Office of National Drug Control Policy. Read Full Story

Trump Admin to give 'loan' to Pak instead of military grant
Washington D.C. [USA], May 24 : The recently proposed Trump administration's budget would convert some of the United States' foreign military aide to some countries, including Pakistan, to loans, to slash spending on diplomacy, aid and programmes abroad by more than 29 per cent. Read Full Story

Trump administration proposes budget cuts for social programs
Washington D. C. [USA], May 24 : The Trump administration on Tuesday unveiled a budget looking to boost defense spending and seeking cuts in social programs for poor. Read Full Story

Viral 'hand-swat': Melania snubs Trump..again!
New Delhi , May 23 : With the drama over Melania swatting off Donald Trump's hand in Riyadh still going viral on the social media, the first lady has done it yet again. Read Full Story

Trump 'hopeful' of brokering Middle-east peace deal
New York [U.S.A.], May 23 : With an aim to resolve the Middle-east conflict, U.S. President Donald Trump met with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas to advance the peace process. Read Full Story

Manchester attack: One arrested as terror raids continue
New York [U.S.], May 23 : The Greater Manchester Police have arrested a 23-year-old man in connection with the Manchester Arena bomb attack on Tuesday even as Prime Minister Theresa May condemned the "sickening cowardice" of the perpetrator. Read Full Story

Trump dubs those responsible for Manchester attack as 'evil losers'
Manchester [U.K.], May 23 : : Expressing "absolute solidarity" with the U.K. population, United States President Donald Trump has characterised Manchester terror attack's perpetrators as "evil losers, citing he would "call them from now on losers because that's what they are." Read Full Story

Passenger wearing 'Trump hat' kicked off UA flight
New York [U.S.], May 23 : An passenger wearing a Trump campaign "Make America Great Again" red hat has been kicked off a United Airlines flight from Shanghai to Newark on Sunday, after a crowd of passengers jeered in the terminal, "Lock him up! Lock him up!" Read Full Story

Manchester blast timed to 2013 UK terror attack: Trump's Deputy Assistant
New Delhi : U.S. President Donald Trump's Deputy Assistant Sebastian Gorka has suggested that the deadly blast at Manchester arena could be timed with the date of another fatal attack in the U.K. four years ago. Read Full Story

Trump's former adviser asked to testify in Russia probe
London [U.K.], May 21 : The House Intelligence Committee has asked a former adviser to President Donald Trump, for a voluntary interview and documents in connection with the accusations of Russian meddling in the 2016 elections. Read Full Story

White House prepares to battle possible 'impeachment'
Washington (U.S.) , May 19 : The White House has started researching impeachment procedures to fend off attempts to remove President Donald Trump from office, even though they consider it a distant possibility. Read Full Story

Tillerson urges North Korea to resume talks
New York [U.S.], May 20 : : US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has urged North Korea to help foster an atmosphere conducive to talks by putting an end to its ballistic missiles and nuclear weapons tests. Read Full Story

American Airlines Passenger detained after trying to break into cockpit
New York [U.S], May 20 (ANI ): A passenger on an American Airlines flight was detained on Saturday after trying to breach the cockpit. Read Full Story

James will testify publicly before intelligence panel
New York [U.S.] May 20 : Former FBI Director James Comey, who was fired by the U.S. President, Donald Trump, amid an agency probe into Russian allegedly meddling in the U.S. election, has agreed to testify before the U.S. Senate Intelligence committee at a public hearing. Read Full Story

Trump boasted of firing 'nut job' Comey to Russians
New York [U.S.], May 20 : U.S. President Donald Trump reportedly told the Russian officials during a meet at the Oval office on May 10 that firing "nut job" FBI Director James Comey relieved "great pressure." Read Full Story

President Trump begins first foreign trip to Middle East, Europe
New York [U.S.], May 20 : U.S. President Donald Trump on May 19 embarked on his first foreign visit to Saudi Arabia, Israel and global summits in Italy and Belgium. Read Full Story

Indian man detained at Atlanta Airport dies
Washington [United States], May 19 : A 58-year-old Indian man, who was in the custody of the US Immigation department for the past week, has died at a Atlanta hospital. Read Full Story

NY Square pedestrian horror: Accused driver taken in for 'evaluation'
New York City (New York) , May 19 : Richard Rojas, 26, the driver of the car that killed one and injured 22 others in the busy New York Times Square on Thursday, was admitted to Bellevue Hospital Center for evaluation. Read Full Story

We're nation of laws: Senator Rubio on Trump's 'witch hunt' claim
New York [U.S.], May 19 : Responding to US President Donald Trump's claim that he is a victim of the "witch hunt," Florida Senator Macro Rubio said that the former is entitled to his opinion, but the United States is a "nation of laws." Read Full Story

President Trump denies telling Comey to back off Flynn probe
New York [U.S.], May 19 : U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday denied ever asking former FBI Director James Comey to back off his agency's investigation into possible collusion between the Trump campaign officials and Russia, as well as the role played by former national security adviser, Michael Flynn. Read Full Story

One killed, several injured as car hits pedestrians in Times Square
New York [U.S.A], May 18 : At least one person was killed and several others injured after a speeding car struck pedestrians in New York's Times Square on Thursday. Read Full Story

Former Fox News chief Roger Ailes dies at 77
California [U.S.A], May 18 : Roger Ailes, one of the most powerful television executives in the U.S. and the former chairman and CEO of Fox News died at the age of 77 today. Read Full Story

Trump calls himself victim of 'single greatest witch hunt'
New Delhi , May 18 : President Donald Trump has described the appointment of a former FBI director to investigate alleged ties between his campaign team and Russia during the 2016 presidential election as the single greatest witch hunt of a politician in American history. Read Full Story

Donald Trump dubs himself as 'worst-treated' politician in history
New London, Connecticut [USA], May 18 : U.S. President Donald Trump claimed on Wednesday that
o politician in history has been reated worse than him. Read Full Story

U.S. to continue with Obama-era Iran nuclear deal, for now
Washington D. C. [USA], May 18 : The Trump administration has signaled that it would continue the Iran nuclear deal made under the Barack Obama administration for the meantime as the U.S. is still forming a new comprehensive Iran policy. Read Full Story

U.S. Senate intel panel invites James Comey to testify in Public
New York [U.S.], May 17 : The top Democrat on the Senate Intelligence Committee on Wednesday said the panel's Republican chairman has extended an invitation to fired FBI director James Comey to testify publicly before the panel. Read Full Story

Former Mossad chief warns of sharing intelligence info with U.S.
New York [U.S.], May 17 : : The former head of Mossad's intelligence directorate has warned of the damage done by U.S. President Donald Trump's alleged disclosure of classified Israeli information to the Russians and said it is likely to affect cooperation on sharing of U.S.-Israeli intelligence. Read Full Story

Chelsea Manning released after seven years from military prison
New York [U.S.] May 17 : Chelsea Manning has been released from a military prison in Kansas after serving seven years of a 35-year sentence for leaking a vast trove of U.S. state secrets to Wikileaks. Read Full Story

Picasso's 1939 artwork sells for USD 45 million
Washington (U.S.) [World], May 17 : "Femme assise, robe bleu," a painting by famed painting Pablo Picasso has been auctioned in New York for USD 45 million. Read Full Story

Nine protesters injured in Washington outside Turkish Embassy
Washington [U.S.], May 17 : Nine protesters were injured outside the residence of the Turkish Ambassador here on Tuesday. Read Full Story

Artist projects provocative message on Trump International Hotel
Washington (U.S.) [World], May 17 : The Trump International Hotel in Washington became the canvas of artist and filmmaker Robin Bell as he projected the words "Pay Trump bribes here" on Monday. Read Full Story

Trump prepares to go abroad to 'spread' peace
Washington [U.S.], May 17 : U.S. President Donald Trump is likely to spread a message of peace during his first foreign trip as President to Saudi Arabia, the Vatican and Jerusalem. Read Full Story

Artist projects 'Pay Trump bribes here' on Trump's DC Hotel
Washington D. C. [USA], May 17 : An artist greeted visitors to the Trump International Hotel in Washington D.C. on Monday night with a projected message "Pay Trump bribes here." Read Full Story

President Trump clarifies on Washington Post allegations
New York [U.S.], May 16 : : U.S. President Donald Trump took to Twitter on Tuesday to counter the Washington Post's allegations that he (Trump) had shared "highly classified information" with Russian officials. Read Full Story

White House denies claim Trump revealed classified info to Russia
Washington D.C. [USA], May 16 : After a report emerged that U.S. President Donald Trump revealed some classified information about ISIS to Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov during a recent meeting, White House officials denounced the accusations. Read Full Story

Sexual violence against college women with disabilities examined
Washington D.C. [USA], May 16 : Patterns of sexual violence and intimate partner violence aimed at female college students with a mental health-related or behavioural disability and the health effects of this abuse are presented in a new study. Read Full Story

Trump revealed ISIS related classified info to Russian Foreign Minister
Washington D.C. [USA], May 16 : U.S. President Donald Trump revealed highly classified information about the Islamic State to Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov during the meeting in the White House, according to some U.S. officials. Read Full Story

Hillary announces new political action group, Onward Together
New Delhi , May 16 : Donald Trump's rival in last presidential election, Hillary Clinton took to Twitter to announce a new political action group, Onward Together, which she said "came up after much reflection." Read Full Story

New U.S. policy to ban aid for overseas abortion providers
New York [USA], May 16 : President Donald Trump's administration is reportedly planning to expand its 'Mexico City' policy that bans U.S. funding for overseas abortions. Read Full Story

New Jersey: 2 killed in Teterboro Airport crash
New York [USA], May 16 : A pilot and co-pilot were killed in a Learjet crash Monday afternoon near Teterboro Airport in New Jersey. Read Full Story

U.S. working on a policy for a terrorist-free Afghanistan, Pakistan: Gen. McMaster
Washington [United States], May 15 : With the aim of not allowing extremists to use Afghanistan to launch terror attacks in any part of the world, U.S. National Security Adviser General H.R. McMaster has said the Trump Administration is working on a policy that would apply to both Pakistan and Afghanistan. Read Full Story

U.S. institutions "under assault': Ex National Intelligence head
New York [U.S.], May 14 : : Former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper issued a stern warning about the state of the U.S. Government stating that the U.S. institutions are "under assault' after President Donald Trump fired FBI Director James Comey last week. Read Full Story

President Trump denies collusion with Russia
New York [U.S.], May 14 : United States President Donald Trump has denied allegations of any type of collusion between his campaign officials and Russian operatives. Read Full Story

Donald Trump needs 'a pacifier and a rattle': Former CIA official
Washington D.C. [U.S.A.], May 14 : Former Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) official Philip Mudd has said that he feels like the President of the United States needs "a pacifier and a rattle", while also adding that he was "breathing a sigh of relief" after the latter's Friday's tweets, because they couldn't be taken seriously. Read Full Story

Have seen firsthand 'how the system is broken': Trump
Washington D.C. [U.S.A.], May 14 : In his first commencement speech as the United States President, Donald Trump quite comprehensively lashed out at the Washington naysayers. Read Full Story

Trump may pick new FBI director within a week
Washington D.C. [U.S.A.], May 14 : United States President Donald Trump has said he might name a replacement for former FBI director James Comey within a week even as some experts continue to challenge the legality of the decision to fire the latter. Read Full Story

Trump needs 'a pacifier and a rattle': Former CIA official
Washington D.C. [U.S.A.], May 14 : Former Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) official Philip Mudd has said that he feels like the President of the United States needs a pacifier and a rattle, while also adding that he was reathing a sigh of relief after the latter's Friday's tweets, because they couldn't be taken seriously. Read Full Story

Trump urges graduates to learn 'lesson from his outsider status'
Washington D.C. [U.S.A.], May 14 : Donald Trump, in his first commencement speech as the United States President, encouraged graduating seniors at Liberty University to draw lessons from his example as a political outsider, telling them to embrace criticism. Read Full Story

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