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Former Fox News anchor announced new U.S. State Dept spokesperson
Washington, DC [USA], Apr 25 : Former Fox News anchor and correspondent Heather Nauert has been appointed as the spokesperson for the U.S. State Department. Read Full Story

Trump summons entire Senate to WH briefing on N. Korea
Washington D.C. [U.S.A.], April 25 : The entire U.S. Senate will go to the White House on Wednesday to be briefed by senior administration officials about the brewing confrontation with North Korea. Read Full Story

Truth will come out: Bill O'Reilly after Fox News exit
Washington D.C. [U.S.A.], April 25 : Bill O'Reilly marked his return to the public sphere on Monday in his first comments since he and Fox News parted ways amid allegations of sexual assault as he addressed the controversy in his podcast, titled No Spin News, by maintaining his innocence and vowing more details would soon come to light. Read Full Story

GOP will bring 'real healthcare', ObamaCare in death spiral: Trump
New York [U.S.], Apr. 25 : Continuing his vociferous campaign for the GOP healthcare plan, President Donald Trump took another shot at ObamaCare while assuring that his plan will lead to cheaper premiums and eal healthcare. Read Full Story

After massive outrage, U.S. State Dept removes Mar-a-Lago blog post
New York [U.S.], Apr. 25 : After raising eyebrows with a blog post touting President Donald Trump's personally owned private Florida club, Mar-a-Lago, the State Department has removed the post. Read Full Story

'What's been going on while I've been gone': Obama is back
New York [U.S.], Apr. 25 : A visibly relaxed and casual Barack Obama made his first public appearance after bidding farewell as the 44th U.S. President, and addressed a group of university students saying that he plans to focus on encouraging young people to engage in local politics in Chicago- the city from which he launched his political career. Read Full Story

'Winter White House': U.S. Embassy site wades into controversy over Mar-a-Lago
London [U.K.], Apr. 25 : Outrage ensued after the US embassy in London publicised Donald Trump's country club at Mar-a-Lago in Florida, with the page on the embassy site devoted to the country club, describing it as he winter White House. Read Full Story

Drug situation will never be fixed without Mexican border wall: Trump
New Delhi , April 24 : Asserting that building a wall on the Mexican border will stop drugs from pouring into the United States, President Donald Trump has said that if it is not built then the drug situation will never be fixed the way it should be. Read Full Story

Clintons have been 'bugged'!
New Delhi , Apr 24 : The Clintons may have lost the elections to the Trumps, but their sense of humour certainly remains intact. Read Full Story

ObamaCare will die if it does not receive funds: Trump
New Delhi , April 24 : Asserting that ObamaCare is in serious trouble, U.S. President Donald Trump on Sunday said that the healthcare programme will die if it doesn't receive funds to keep it going. Read Full Story

U.S. citizen detained in North Korea
Seoul [South Korea], Apr 23 : A former Korean-American professor was arrested in North Korea last week, becoming the third U.S. citizen to be detained by Pyongyang of late. Read Full Story

Obama to deliver first public remarks of his post-presidency
New York [U.S.A.], Apr 23 : Former United States president Barack Obama will deliver the first public remarks of his post-presidency, three months after leaving the White House. Read Full Story

Trump to announce major tax reform, tax reduction on Wednesday
New York [U.S.], Apr. 22 : U.S. President Donald Trump has said that he will announce the much awaited tax reform and tax reduction on the coming Wednesday. Read Full Story

United Airlines CEO loses promotion post passenger manhandling incident
New York [USA], Apr 22 : United Airlines says its CEO, Oscar Munoz, lost the opportunity to be promoted to the post of chairman after his handling of the forced removal of a doctor from a flight which was overbooked. Read Full Story

Woman thrown off American Airlines flight in another incident of bullying
New York [USA], Apr 22 : A woman was thrown off an American Airlines flight Friday night after a flight attendant allegedly whacked her with her baby's stroller. Read Full Story

Trump Administration replaces Indian-American Surgeon General
Washington [United States], April 22 : The Donald Trump Administration has reportedly asked U.S.Surgeon General and Indian American Vivek Murthy to resign from his position. Murthy was appointed to the post by the previous Obama regime. Read Full Story

U.S.: Indian community seeks Trump's intervention to save Kulbhushan Jadhav
New Delhi , Apr 21 : The Indian-American community in the United States has launched a petition seeking the Washington's intervention to bring justice to Indian national Kulbhushan Jadhav, who was recently sentenced to death by a Pakistan court. Read Full Story

U.S. prepares charges to seek arrest of WikiLeaks' Julian Assange
New York [U.S.A.], Apr 21 : The United States authorities have prepared charges to seek the arrest of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, officials familiar with the matter tell CNN. Read Full Story

Guess what! Tennis match faces 'coitous' interruption
Florida [US], Apr 20 : In what could be seen as one of the most bizarre reasons for stoppage of play, a tennis match at the Sarasota Open in Florida was briefly interrupted by a couple's moaning. Read Full Story

Iranian-American groups testify against Trump's travel order
Washington [U.S.], Apr. 19 : Leaders of Iranian-American organisations in the United Sates have testified in a district court in Washington against President Donald Trump's executive order banning new visas and immigration from six Muslim-majority countries. Read Full Story

US F-22s intercept Russian bombers off Alaska coast
New York [U.S.A.], Apr 19 : Two Russian TU-95 Bear bombers were intercepted in international airspace off the coast of Alaska by two US F-22 Raptor fighter aircraft on Monday, the Pentagon confirmed to CNN. Read Full Story

Trump takes aim at H-1B visa program
Washington D.C. [U.S.A.], Apr 19 : United States President Donald Trump has directed federal agencies to review a visa program used by companies to hire high-skilled foreign workers in the country. Read Full Story

U.S. military considers shooting down North Korea missile tests
London [U.K.], Apr 19 : The United States Military has been considering shooting down North Korean missile tests as a show of strength to Pyongyang, The Guardian reports. Read Full Story

Trump calls on Georgia to reject 'disaster' Democrat in House race
Washington D.C [United States], April 18 : U.S. President Donald Trump has asked voters in Georgia to reject the Democratic candidate Jon Ossoff, saying that he would be a 'disaster' in Congress. Read Full Story

U.S. begins review of nuclear weapons policy
New York [U.S.], Apr 18 : The Trump administration has begun to review its policy on the use of nuclear weapons in order to compete with countries like Russia. Read Full Story

Trump boasts about poll showing 50 percent approval rating
New Delhi , Apr 18 : United States President Donald Trump has shared a report of Rasmussen poll showing his approval rating at 50 percent. Read Full Story

U.S. embassy interviews three-month old for 'terrorism'
London [UK], Apr 17 : The U.S. embassy in London summoned a three-month old for an interview after his grandfather mistakenly identified him as a terrorist. Read Full Story

U.S. NSA adamant on defeating Taliban in Afghanistan
Kabul [Afghanistan], Apr. 17 : U.S. President Donald Trump's National Security Adviser Lt. Gen. H.R McMaster is adamant about defeating the Taliban in Afghanistan. Read Full Story

Melissa McCarthy returns to 'SNL' as White House press secretary
New York [USA], Apr 16 : Just when one thought Sean Spicer's awful 'Hitler' gaffe won't make the headlines anymore, actress Melissa McCarthy came up with 'Saturday Night Live' to reprise her impression of the White House press secretary. Read Full Story

Cleveland Police urge suspect in Facebook homicide video to surrender
Cleveland [U.S.A.], Apr 17 : The Cleveland Police has urged a suspect to surrender before them for posting a video on Facebook of himself killing an elderly man. Read Full Story

United Airlines changes policy following backlash over violently dragging off man
New York [U.S.A.], Apr 17 : United Airlines, which faced intense backlash over violently dragging off a passenger due to flight being overbooked, has again made another policy change aimed at preventing such incident. Read Full Story

U.S. successfully tests upgraded B61-12 nuclear bomb on F-16 for first time
Moscow [Russia], Apr 17 : The United States has successfully tested the latest upgrade to its B61, sending General Dynamics F-16 Fighting Falcon multirole fighter to drop the intermediate yield strategic and tactical thermonuclear bomb over a military training area in Nevada. Read Full Story

U.S. Army becoming stronger than ever: Trump
New Delhi , Apr 16 : In the wake of the MOAB strike against the Islamic State in Afghanistan, President Donald Trump was all praises for the American military saying that the U.S. army is 'becoming stronger than ever before.' Read Full Story

Trump alleges tax return protests were 'paid'
New Delhi , Apr 16 : U.S. President Donald Trump on Sunday attacked the recent calls demanding the release of his individual tax returns, saying it should be investigated that who "paid for" the marches held nationwide. Read Full Story

Those sensitive to sexual disgust likelier to be Kantian
Washington D.C. [USA], Apr 16 : Every person has both utilitarian (consequentialist) and Kantian (duty- or rule-based) moral intuitions, which are activated in different situations in different ways. The field of Moral Psychology studies these types of intuitions and the psychological factors behind them. Read Full Story

Trump briefed on North Korea's 'failed' missile launch: U.S. Defence Secretary
Washington D.C. [United States], Apr. 16 : U.S. Defense Secretary James Mattis has said that President Donald Trump and his military advisors have been briefed on North Korea's apparent failed missile launch. Read Full Story

16 injured in stampede over false reports of gunfire at New York's Penn Station
New York [United States], Apr. 16 : At least 16 people were injured in a stampede at New York's Penn Station after false reports of gunfire. Read Full Story

North Korea parades military might, warns U.S.
London [U.K.], Apr. 15 : North Korea has begun a vast military parade to celebrate the birth of its founding father, Kim Il-sung, and warned that it was prepared to take the oughest action unless the United States ended its military hysteria, The Guardian reports. Read Full Story

U.S. Treasury Department does not label China currency manipulator
Washington D.C. [United States], Apr. 15 : The Trump administration has not labeled any country, including China, as a currency manipulator in a report examining exchange rate fluctuations. Read Full Story

We are fighting for right of all citizens to enjoy safety, peace: Trump
Washington D.C. [United States], Apr. 15 : U.S. President Donald Trump has said that his administration is fighting for the right of all citizens to enjoy safety and peace in the country. Read Full Story

Trump will be a one-term President: Bernie Sanders
Moscow [Russia], Apr. 14 : Senator Bernie Sanders has made an ominous prediction saying that President Donald Trump will only be in office for one term. Read Full Story

Canada introduces legislation to legalise marijuana
New York [U.S.], Apr. 14 : The highly anticipated legislation aimed at regulating recreational marijuana use by July 2018 has been introduced by the Canadian Government. Read Full Story

Embarrassment for Trump, Mar-a-Lago kitchen slapped with health violations
New York [U.S.], Apr. 14 : In a development posing as a major embarrassment for U.S. President Donald Trump, his posh resort in Palm Beach, Florida, was slapped with 13 health violations at its last kitchen inspection in January. Read Full Story

Anti Pakistan protest in Washington DC against death sentence to Kulbhushan Jadhav
Washington DC [U.S.], Apr. 14 : The pro-independence American Friends of Balochistan (AFB) organized a candlelight vigil for victims of Pakistan's crimes against humanity in Balochistan at the Dupont Circle in Washington D.C. last evening, and also called on the global community to stop Pakistan from executing Indian national Kulbhushan Jadhav Read Full Story

One killed, three injured in shooting incident at Atlanta transit station
Atlanta [United States], Apr. 14 : One person was killed and three others injured after a shooting incident at the West Lake Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA) transit station in Atlanta on Thursday. Read Full Story

Trump has 'fantastic' relationship with U.S. intel community: CIA Director
Washington D.C. [United States], Apr. 14 : Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) Director Mike Pompeo said on Thursday that President Donald Trump has a 'fantastic' relationship with the U.S. intelligence community. Read Full Story

Trump calls Nangarhar MOAB bombing 'another successful event'
Washington D.C. [United States], Apr. 14 : U.S. President Donald Trump has called the MOAB (Mother of All Bombs) bombing over the Achin district of Afghanistan's Nangarhar province as an another successful event, saying the country is proud of its army. Read Full Story

U.S. takes fight against ISIS very seriously: White House
Washington D.C. [United States], Apr. 14 : Asserting that the United States takes the fight against the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) very seriously, White House press secretary Sean Spicer said that they have denied operational space to the terror group in order to defeat them. Read Full Story

U.S. dropped GBU 43 weapon to destroy ISIS network in Afghanistan: White House
Washington D. C. [USA], Apr 13 : White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer confirmed the use of GBU 43 bomb, Washington's most powerful non-nuclear bomb in Afghanistan to destroy a tunnels and caves network of the Islamic State. Read Full Story

Trump has 'great confidence' in China and believes 'things will work out' with Russia
New Delhi , Apr 13 : U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday showcased a positive view towards both China and Russia. Read Full Story

US' first female Muslim judge found dead in Hudson River
New York [United States], April 12 : Judge Sheila Abdus-Salaam, who became the first Muslim and black woman to serve as a United States judge, was found dead in New York's Hudson River on Wednesday. Read Full Story

U.S. intelligence intercepted communications between Syrian military, chemical experts
New York [U.S.A.], Apr. 13 : The U.S. military and intelligence community intercepted communications featuring Syrian military and chemical experts talking about preparations for the sarin attack in Idlib last week, a senior US official tells CNN. Read Full Story

One by one we are keeping our promises: Trump
Washington D.C. [U.S.A.], Apr. 13 : United States President Donald Trump has said that his administration is fulfilling his campaign-trail promises and is also committed in making America "great again." Read Full Story

NATO is no longer 'obsolete': Trump
Washington D.C. [United States], Apr. 13 : U.S. President Donald Trump has taken a u-turn over his stand on NATO by saying that he no longer considers it to be 'obsolete'. Read Full Story

FBI obtained surveillance warrant to monitor Trump advisor Carter Page on links with Russia
Washington D. C. [USA], Apr 12 : The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) obtained a secret court order last year to monitor the communications of Carter Page, an advisor to President Donald Trump during the election campaign, as part of its investigation of Russia's role in the 2016 presidential campaign. Read Full Story

U.S. will solve North Korea issue without China if it doesn't help: Trump
New Delhi , Apr. 11 : United States President Donald Trump has said that it would be great if China decided to help in solving the impending threat of a nuclear North Korea, but if it did not, then the United States would solve the problem without them. Read Full Story

Virginia-based Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals to hear Trump travel ban case on May 8
Virginia [U.S.A.], Apr. 11 : The Virginia-based Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals has decided to hear the government's appeal of a lower court order blocking United States President Donald Trump's revised travel ban with its full panel of judges, as reported by The Hill. Read Full Story

Rising sea levels likely to submerge Trump's Florida properties
New York [U.S.], Apr. 11 : Donald Trump, who has shown a lukewarm attitude towards climate change might ironically become its victim, as experts have predicted that the rising sea levels might submerge the U.S. President's properties in Florida by the end of the century. Read Full Story

Internet tears into United Airlines for dragging off passenger from overbooked flight
New York [U.S.], Apr. 11 : In a shocking development throwing light on the soaring cases of unpalatable airline policies, a man was dragged of a United Airlines aircraft after refusing to give up his seat on an overbooked flight. Read Full Story

California elementary school shooting: 8-year-old student among three killed
New York [U.S.], Apr. 11 : In a tragic development emerging from the United States, a man barged into his wife's classroom at San Bernardino, California's North Park Elementary School and shot her dead before taking his own life. One student also lost his life in the shooting. Read Full Story

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