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Trump, Pence honour African-American military personnel

Trump-Pence honour African-American military personnel. United States President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence on Tuesday highlighted the contributions from African-American military personnel throughout the country’s history to commemorate the Black History Month.Delivering remarks during a reception at the White House, President Trump cited the administration’s theme for the annual observance, “African-Americans in Times of War”, and

Car accessories for dogs most-searched in US

San Francisco, Feb 10, Consumers in the US search the most for pet-friendly accessories like a dog car seat, according to Google “Auto Trends 2018” report released on Friday. A user in the US was 36 times as likely to search for pet-related items like a dog hammock than the average person in Germany and

Atomic bomb survivors criticize new US nuclear policy

Tokyo, Feb 3, Associations representing atomic bomb survivors in Japan criticised on Saturday a change in the policy of the US which advocates modernising its atomic arsenal and increasing its launch capacity. Toshiyuki Mimaki of the Japan Confederation of A-and H-Bomb Sufferers Organisations expressed anger over the change in Washington’s strategy, saying it posed an

Google hiring more people outside Silicon Valley in US

San Francisco, Feb 3, Google is hiring thousands of people outside of its Silicon Valley base in the US and will build five more data centres in the country this year.In an investors’ call, CEO Sundar Pichai said that Google would be “making significant investments in offices across nine states, including Colorado and Michigan”. Google

U.S. congratulates India on Joining Australia Group

Washington D.C. [U.S.A.] Jan. 24 : – The United States has congratulated India on becoming the newest member of the Australia Group”>Australia Group, an informal forum that seeks to prevent the proliferation of chemical and biological weapons. U.S. Department of State Spokesperson Heather Nauert said, “This latest accomplishment underscores the Indian government’s excellent non-proliferation credentials

Trump follows PM Modi’s steps for country’s development: Yogi Adityanath

Uttar Pradesh [India] : – Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Friday said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s development policies for country’s growth even inspired United States President Donald Trump.“When U.S. President Donald Trump was asked how he will work for the development of his country, he answered just like Prime Minister Modi is

US to overtake Saudi as crude oil producer: IEA

Paris, Jan 19 – The United States are set to overtake Saudi Arabia as the world’s number two oil producer this year, as shale companies, attracted by rising prices, ramp up drilling, the International Energy Agency said today. “This year promises to be a record-setting one for the US,” the IEA wrote in its monthly

After Pak’s ‘no case’ remark, US says prosecute 26/11 mastermind Hafiz Saeed

The United States has called for Hafiz Saeed’s prosecution “to the fullest extent of the law”, following Pakistan’s Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi’s remark that no action could be taken against the UN-designated terrorist. Abbasi, during an interview to Geo TV on Tuesday, referred to Saeed as ‘sahib’ or ‘sir’. “There is no case against Hafiz Saeed

N Korea calls Trump nuclear button boast the ‘bark of a rabid dog’

Seoul, Jan 16, North Korea today denounced President Donald Trump’s tweeted message that he has a bigger nuclear button than its leader Kim Jong-Un as the “spasm of a lunatic” and the “bark of a rabid dog”. Kim used his annual New Year address to warn he has a “nuclear button” on his table, sweetening

700 more US troops won’t make difference: Taliban

Kabul [Afghanistan], Jan 13 : – The Taliban has criticised the United States’ decision to send 700 more troops into Afghanistan for training, advising and assisting the Afghan security forces in counter-terrorism operations in the country. The Khaama press agency reported that the US military officials had announced the sending of more US troops to

US hopes Pakistan would ‘turn over’ terrorists

Washington, Jan 12, The US today hoped that Pakistan would honour its commitment and do the “right thing” by turning over the terrorists to it, a Trump administration official. “I have a feeling, I am hopeful that Pakistan will do the right thing and turn over the terrorists and honour their commitment,” Steven Goldstein, the

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Three injured in New York’s Trump Tower fire

Trump Tower fire: Three people have suffered injuries in the fire that broke out on the roof of the Trump Tower in New York. According to the Fire Department of New York (FDNY), the fire broke out in the building’s heating, ventilation and air-conditioning unit system on Monday. “The injuries were to a firefighter who was hurt when debris fell on him,

US to provide lethal weapons to Ukraine

Washington D.C. [United States], Dec 24 : United States will provide lethal weapons to Ukraine to help it fight Russian-backed separatists. The US was going to provide Ukraine with “enhanced defensive capabilities as part of our effort to help Ukraine build its long-term defense capacity, to defend its sovereignty and territorial integrity, and to deter

Japan Airlines lose $3.4 mn in email fraud

Tokyo, Dec 21, Japan Airlines lost $3.4 million when it failed to verify hoax emails and paid fees for leasing airplanes and other services into fraudulent accounts, the airline announced on Thursday. An airline spokesman told Efe news that it received fake invoices and transferred payments toward aircraft leasing fees and cargo commissions into an

US speaking India’s language, says Pakistan

Islamabad, Dec 18, Pakistan on Monday accused the US of “speaking India’s language”, and said the two nations have “the same ideas” regarding the Jammu and Kashmir conflict. National Security Advisor of Pakistan Lt. Gen Naseer Khan Janjua (Retd) said here that “the US is willing to give India a bigger role in Afghanistan while

Indian-origin man killed by armed robbers in US

Washington, Dec 15, An Indian-origin man has been killed during a robbery by two hooded attackers in Ohio, becoming one of the the latest victims of gun violence in the US. Karunakar Karengle, 53, was working last Monday at the Jiffy Convenience Mart on Camelot Drive when two men came in with a firearm around

Indian-origin student pleads guilty of US cyber attacks

A 21-year-old Indian-origin student has pleaded guilty of executing a series of cyber attacks on the Rutgers University computer network in the US, authorities said. Paras Jha of New Jersey along with two others — Josiah White of Pennsylvania and Dalton Norman of Louisiana — also admitted on Wednesday to creating and operating two botnets

TV Academy changes rules for 2018 Emmy Awards

Ahead of the 2018 Emmy Awards the Television Academy in the US has announced a few rule changes, including in a few key categories. Variety Special and Special Class categories have been restructured into Variety Special (Live) — which would include award shows and Variety Special (Pre-Recorded) which would include pre-taped specials, reported variety.com.The category

Maritime blockade would be declaration of war: N.Korea

Pyongyang, Dec 10 (IANS) Maritime blockade would be declaration of war: N.Korea. North Korea on Sunday said that a maritime blockade would be a declaration of war, in reference to one of the new sanctions that the US mentioned it could impose on Pyongyang after its latest ballistic missile launch.”The US moves for sea blockade

Three killed in shooting in New Mexico high school

Three killed in shooting in New Mexico high school

Three killed shooting New Mexico high school: At least three people were killed and 15 other injured in a shooting incident at a school in United States‘ New Mexico, on Thursday.According to CNN, Aztec Police Chief Mike Heal said, “Two people and a shooter were shot in an incident at Aztec High School in Aztec,

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