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  • US awaits details of Mueller report

    US lawmakers yesterday waited for details of a confidential report into an investigation of Russian meddling in the 2016 election that has

  • Trump to recognise Golan as its territory today: Israel

    US President Donald Trump will sign an order recognising Israel's sovereignty over the Golan Heights when he meets Prime Minister

  • US defiant as world bans Boeing 737 MAX 8 jets

    The United States said there is "no basis" to ground Boeing 737 MAX airplanes, after a second deadly crash involving the model in less than five months prompted governments worldwide to ban the aircraft.

  • Hollywood stars, CEOs among dozens charged

    "Desperate Housewives" star Felicity Huffman and fellow Hollywood actress Lori Loughlin were among dozens indicted Tuesday in a multi-million dollar scam to help children of the American elite cheat their way into top universities.

  • 'There is still more'

    US-backed fighters have been hoping for weeks that the final day has come for the Islamic State group's "caliphate", but its last tiny

  • Trump brands Democrats as 'anti-Jewish'

    US President Donald Trump blasted Democrats as "anti-Israel" and "anti-Jewish" Friday after they passed a congressional measure

  • Manning jailed

    Chelsea Manning, who spent more than three years in prison for leaking US military secrets to WikiLeaks, was jailed again Friday for

  • Warren unveils Big Tech breakup plan

    Democratic presidential hopeful Elizabeth Warren unveiled a proposal Friday to break up Big Tech, arguing that firms such as Amazon,

  • 'I would be disappointed'

    US President Donald Trump said on Friday he would be disappointed if Pyongyang were to resume weapons testing and reiterated his

  • Trump's top aide resigns

    Former Fox News executive Bill Shine has resigned as President Donald Trump's communications director, the White House said Friday.

  • Muslim American congresswoman

    Anti-Semitism debate exposes fault lines among Democrats

    A Muslim American congresswoman's remarks deemed anti-Semitic by some colleagues has exposed deep fault lines among Democrats, with the party seeking to contain the damage with passage Thursday of a measure condemning bigotry and hate.

  • Road accident in Mexico kills 25 migrants

    A truck packed with Central American migrants swerved off a highway in southern Mexico Thursday, leaving at least 25 dead and 32 injured, officials said. The accident happened in Chiapas state, bordering Guatemala, the state attorney general's office said in a statement.

  • Illegal US border crossings swell to 76,000 in February

    The number of undocumented immigrants stopped at the US border with Mexico soared to more than 76,000 in February, the highest

  • Hillary rules out another presidential run in 2020

    Hillary Clinton has for the first time ruled out running for president in 2020. "I'm not running, but I'm going to keep on working and speaking and standing up for what I believe," Clinton said Monday in an interview with News 12, a local TV channel in New York.

  • Democrats launch sweeping probe

    US Democratic lawmakers has launched their most ambitious investigation yet into alleged obstruction of justice and abuse of office by Donald Trump, targeting dozens of individuals in the president's inner circle.

  • US, S Korea to scale down drills

    The United States and South Korea are expected to announce that they will not carry out large-scale spring joint military exercises,

  • US cranks up pressure on Venezuela with sanctions

    The United States on Friday ramped up its attempt to dislodge Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro from power, imposing new

  • Assault launched on last IS enclave

    US-backed forces launched an attack on Friday to evict Islamic State from its last territorial bastion and seal four years of international

  • Trump picks new UN ambassador

    President Donald Trump on Friday said he is nominating Kelly Craft, his envoy to Canada, to be the next US ambassador to the United

  • Bernie Sanders to run for US president

    Senator Bernie Sanders yesterday launched his second bid for the White House, taking direct aim at Donald Trump in an announcement that calls the US president a "pathological liar."

  • Back Guaido or 'lose everything'

    US President Donald Trump on Monday urged Venezuela's military to accept opposition leader Juan Guaido's amnesty offer, or stand to "lose everything," as a crisis deepened over President Nicolas Maduro's refusal to let in desperately needed humanitarian aid.

  • Manafort faces up to 24 years in jail

    President Donald Trump's former campaign chief Paul Manafort faces up to 24 years in prison after being found to have violated his plea

  • Sacked man kills five co-workers

    A US man being fired from his job shot dead five co-workers at a factory on the outskirts of Chicago and wounded five police officers

  • Trump's move faces legal hurdles

    Democratic lawmakers, states and others mulling legal challenges to President Donald Trump's national emergency declaration to

  • Not happy with border deal

    President Donald Trump indicated Tuesday that he will walk back his threat to shut the government even if he does not get all the

  • US lawmaker aplogises over Israel tweet

    Ilhan Omar, one of the first two Muslim women in the US Congress, "unequivocally" apologised Monday after suggesting US support for Israel is fueled by money from a pro-Israel lobby group.

  • Trump undecided on deal to avert another shutdown

    President Donald Trump has not yet decided whether to back a deal hammered out by congressional negotiators to avert another partial government shutdown, the White House said yesterday, putting the future of the agreement that contains funds for US-Mexican border security but not his promised wall in doubt.

  • N Korea may have made more nukes

    North Korea has continued to produce bomb fuel while in denuclearization talks with the United States and may have produced enough in the past year to add as many as seven nuclear

  • US CEOs call for laws to protect 'Dreamers'

    More than 100 corporate leaders and other prominent figures on Monday called on US lawmakers to protect immigrants brought illegally to the United States as children.

  • Washington's push gets little traction

    The United States is seeking this week in Warsaw to rally the world behind a vision of the Middle East that includes maximum pressure on Iran and strong backing of Israel, but it is winning little fresh support.