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13 Feb 2023


Over 10 US balloons violated airspace since January 2022: China

China's Foreign Ministry on Monday claimed over 10 high-altitude balloons sent by the United States (US) violated its airspace since January 2022.

03 Nov 2020

Donald Trump

US election 2020: What you need to look out for

The 2020 United States Presidential elections will decide whether President Donald Trump will return for a second term or if Democratic challenger Joe Biden will win.

28 Jul 2020


After weeks of drama, Kim meets Kanye in Wyoming

After weeks of confusion and drama, Kim Kardashian West has finally reunited with her husband, rap star Kanye West in Wyoming.

26 Jul 2020


After divorce rant, Kanye West apologizes to Kim Kardashian

American rap star Kanye West has issued a public apology to his wife, reality television star Kim Kardashian West, for talking in public about matters that he now says should have remained private.

22 Jul 2020

Kim Kardashian

Kanye: Have been trying to divorce Kim for two years

US rapper Kanye West has claimed that he has been trying to divorce his wife Kim Kardashian West for almost two years.

Moderna's COVID-19 vaccine: Final trials to begin on July 27

Moderna Therapeutics has come a long way with its candidate vaccine to prevent COVID-19, the novel coronavirus disease.

22 May 2019

New Jersey

Millionaire put plane on autopilot to have sex with 15-year-old

In the United States, a harrowing incident of sexual abuse has caught attention. A millionaire, identified as Stephen Bradley Mell, has been arrested for abusing a 15-year-old minor.

04 Mar 2019


American Airlines kicks off mom and baby over skin condition

In a shocking incident, American Airlines kicked off a mother and her baby from its flight last week after seeing a "strange rash"; when in reality, the duo was suffering from a rare genetic skin disorder called Ichthyosis.

05 Jan 2019


Cops troll criminal using phone left by him while escaping

Social media is a funny place and it seems various police departments in the world are also making good use of it.

14 Nov 2018

Donald Trump

Last year, over 8,400 hate crimes were reported in US

Over 8,400 hate crime incidents, including 24 against Sikhs, 15 against Hindus, and over 300 against Muslims, were reported in the US in 2017, according to an FBI report.

09 Oct 2018

Donald Trump

Nikki Haley: Indian-American US ambassador to UN 'resigns'

Nikki Haley, the Indian-American US Ambassador to the United Nations, resigned on Tuesday, according to multiple US media reports.

21 Sep 2018

Donald Trump

Donald Trump tells hurricane survivor to 'have a good time'

US President Donald Trump, (in)famous for his ill-thought statements, told a survivor of Hurricane Florence to 'have a good time'.

17 Sep 2018


Flooding fears surge as Carolina rivers rise; Wilmington cut off

Catastrophic flooding from Florence spread across the US's Carolinas, with roads to Wilmington cut off by the epic deluge and muddy river water swamping entire neighborhoods kilometers inland.

13 Sep 2018


Hurricane Florence to devastate the US east coast starting today

An enormous hurricane called Florence is headed towards the East Coast of the United States and is expected to make landfall on Thursday along the North Carolina coast.

07 Aug 2018


US: Indian-origin man pleads guilty to taking $2.5mn in bribes

An Indian-origin man, Bhaskar Patel (67) of Windermere, Florida, has pleaded guilty to taking $2.5 million in bribes and kickbacks from companies seeking contracts to work on energy-saving projects in US government buildings.

26 Jun 2018


Nikki Haley in India on maiden-visit as US-Envoy to UN

Nikki Haley is traveling to India for the first time as the US Ambassador to the UN on a two-day visit from June 26 to meet senior Indian officials, business leaders, NGO leaders, and students and underscore America's "strong alliance" with the country.

12 Sep 2017


Two-thirds of Hurricane Irma-hit Florida left without electricity

Thousands of Floridians who had to evacuate inland ahead of the category five Hurricane Irma, have returned to shattered homes.

09 Sep 2017


Florida braces for 'devastation' before category five Hurricane Irma's landfall

The head of the US federal emergency agency Brock Long said the category five Hurricane Irma will either "devastate" Florida or its neighboring states.

25 Aug 2017


Charleston: Disgruntled employee creates hostage situation, shoots one person

A diner in Charleston, South Carolina witnessed dramatic scenes as a disgruntled employee opened fire killing one person; one person was taken hostage, but released shortly.

22 Aug 2017


Millions of Americans witness historic and spectacular total solar eclipse

Millions of Americans gathered to witness a rare and spectacular celestial event - a total solar eclipse.

19 Apr 2017

Donald Trump

Will the Trump administration crackdown on porn?

Donald Trump's election win and subsequent uptick in conservative rhetoric and action on a host of issues has raised fears that he may crack down on America's adult film industry through legislation.

03 Apr 2017

Donald Trump

Haley's statement contradicts Trump's stance on Russia

Nikki Haley, the US' ambassador to the UN, said Russia was "certainly involved" in last year's presidential elections.

25 Mar 2017

White House

Man shouts: "Go back to Lebanon" to an American-Sikh girl

Rajpreet Heir- a Sikh, witnessed a man shouting and saying: "You don't belong in this country," and asked her to "go back to Lebanon" in Manhattan.

21 Mar 2017

White House

Indian-Americans protest at White House over rising hate crimes

Scores of Indian-Americans held a peaceful rally in front of the White House, seeking President Donald Trump's intervention in the recent hate crimes across the country.

18 Mar 2017

White House

US man charged with hate crime for abusing Indian

A US man has been slapped with hate crime charges for racially abusing and assaulting an Indian man, mistaking him for a Muslim.

13 Mar 2017

White House

Hate crime: American man attempts to burn-down Indian-American store

A 64-year old man in Florida tried to burn down a store owned by Indian-American in St. Lucie County, because he wanted to "run the Arabs out of our country."

05 Mar 2017

White House

Hate Crime: Sikh man shot at in Kent

An unidentified individual opened fire at a 39 year old Sikh man who was working on his car in his driveway in Kent. The assailant allegedly asked him to "go back" to his country.

04 Mar 2017

White House

Indian-origin businessman shot dead outside his home in America

Harnish Patel, an Indian-origin businessman was shot dead outside his home in Lancaster, South Carolina.

27 Feb 2017

Donald Trump

US governors unite for infrastructure wishlists

The governors of all American states met at the National Governors Association.

21 Feb 2017

Tiger Woods

Dustin Johnson is the golf's new world no.1

After his latest win at the Genesis Open, Dustin Johnson became the world number one for the first time.

17 Feb 2017

Donald Trump

Alexander Acosta becomes Trump's new labour secretary pick

On Thursday, Florida law school dean R Alexander Acosta was announced by President Donald Trump as his new pick for the labour secretary.

16 Feb 2017

Donald Trump

Andy Puzder withdraws Labor Secy nomination

Andy Puzder, Donald Trump's pick for the US Labour Secretary has withdrawn his candidature.

US universities allay Indian students' fears following Trump ban

A number of American universities are reaching out to prospective Indian students to inform them that they are welcome to their campuses, irrespective of the Trump administration's statements.

29 Jan 2017

Donald Trump

US will show strength at UN- US Ambassador to UN

Nikki Haley, the new US Ambassador to the UN said in a strongly worded message that the US will show its "strength" at the UN and act accordingly against opponents.

25 Jan 2017

Donald Trump

Nikki Haley confirmed as US ambassador to UN

South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley has been confirmed by the US Senate as the next Ambassador to the UN. She is expected to be sworn in soon.

19 Jan 2017

Donald Trump

Nikki Haley opposes Trump's stance during Senate hearing

Donald Trump's nominee to be US ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki Haley, 44, has received an overwhelmingly respectful reception from both Democratic and Republicans during her Senate confirmation hearing.

20 Dec 2016

Washington DC

Donald Trump wins Electoral College

President-elect of the United States of America, Donald Trump on Tuesday got the 270 Electoral College votes that officially make him the president.

27 Nov 2016

Washington DC

Election recount in Wisconsin?

Wisconsin's electoral board approved a request for recounting the votes caste in the state during the presidential elections over suspicions of hacking; Trump had won Wisconsin in the elections.

26 Nov 2016

Washington DC

Wisconsin allows a statewide recount after US presidential election

Wisconsin's election board has agreed to allow a statewide recount of US presidential votes as entreated by a Green Party candidate.

24 Nov 2016

Washington DC

Clinton leads in popular votes

The Cook Political Report stated that Hillary Clinton is more than two million votes ahead of President-elect Donald Trump in popular votes, although that makes no difference to the outcome of the elections.