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  • US cops fired for suggesting Ocasio-Cortez be shot

    Two Louisiana policemen were fired Monday over an incendiary Facebook post suggesting a liberal congresswoman should be shot, as President Donald Trump’s tweets attacking Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and other lawmakers sparked a national uproar. “This vile idiot

  • Trump committed crimes

    The top Democrat on the US House Judiciary Committee said Sunday he believes there is “substantial evidence” that President Donald Trump committed high crimes and misdemeanors, and he plans to ask former Special Counsel Robert Mueller to present those facts at

  • Myanmar Rohingya Crisis

    Rohingya Crisis: Dhaka seeks NAM, ASEAN member states' role

    Permanent Representative of Bangladesh to the United Nations in New York Ambassador Masud Bin Momen urges the NAM member states including the ASEAN neighbours of Myanmar to remain engaged and put in more efforts so that Myanmar authorities do not fail in taking the Rohingyas back.

  • Minority congresswomen should apologise to America: Trump

    US President Donald Trump renews his attacks on four Democratic congresswomen he launched xenophobic tweets against, demanding they apologize "for the horrible (hateful) things they have said."

  • US to host meeting with tech executives on Huawei ban

    White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow will host a meeting with semiconductor and software executives on Monday to discuss the US ban on sales to China’s Huawei Technologies Co Ltd, two sources briefed on the meeting have said.

  • ‘This is a first step’

    A formerly imprisoned Rohingya activist said Wednesday that a US ban on Myanmar’s top generals was a welcome first step but urged more action to support the long-targeted minority.

  • US House votes to set aside Democrat bid

    The US House of Representatives voted Wednesday to sideline an impeachment resolution against President Donald Trump, effectively killing the measure for now but not burying the issue that has divided Democrats.

  • US Congress blocks Saudi arms sales

    The US House voted Wednesday to block $8.1 billion in arms sales to Saudi Arabia and other allies, a rebuke of Donald Trump that will likely lead to a veto by the president.

  • US House condemns Trump over 'racist comments'

    The US House of Representatives votes to condemn President Donald Trump for "racist comments" against four minority Democratic congresswomen, a symbolic measure aimed at shaming Trump and his fellow Republicans who stood by him.

  • UK envoy said Trump ditched Iran deal to spite Obama

    Britain's ambassador to Washington believes US President Donald Trump pulled out of the Iran nuclear deal because it was associated with his predecessor Barack Obama, according to leaked documents.

  • 'Life-threatening' Tropical Storm Barry grinds toward Louisiana

    City officials warn New Orleans residents on Friday to secure their homes, stock up on supplies and prepare to huddle indoors with Tropical Storm Barry poised to make landfall as the first Atlantic hurricane of 2019.

  • Facebook to pay $5b as settlement over privacy issues

    The US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has approved a roughly $5 billion settlement with Facebook Inc over its investigation into the social media company’s handling of user data, a source familiar with the situation says.

  • Trump unloads on Paul Ryan, calls him ‘a lame duck failure’

    President Donald Trump unloads via Twitter on former GOP House Speaker Paul Ryan, calling him a “lame duck failure.”

  • Majority of US veterans against Afghan war: poll

    A majority of US military veterans say the nearly 18-year war in Afghanistan was “not worth fighting,” according to poll results released

  • Prosecutors seek life in prison for El Chapo

    US prosecutors on Wednesday called for “ruthless” drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman to be jailed for life plus 30 years for trafficking

  • Trump escalates war on social media

    Escalating his attacks on Silicon Valley, President Donald Trump yesterday hinted at new regulations on social media as he gathered critics of major online platforms at a White House “summit.” Trump invited conservative activists who have been curbed or banned on

  • Nicki Minaj pulls out of S Arabia concert

    US rapper Nicki Minaj yesterday said that she was pulling out of a planned concert in Saudi Arabia next week, citing her support for the

  • Ross Perot passes away

    Ross Perot, the self-made billionaire and computer industry giant whose two runs for president as an outsider shook up American politics, died yesterday at 89, his family said.

  • Powerful S California quake causes damage, injuries

    A magnitude 7.1 earthquake shakes Southern California, triggering fires, buckling part of a highway, damaging buildings but causing few reported injuries despite striking with eight times more force than the initial quake in the same area a day earlier.

  • Satirists mourn as Mad folds

    Mad Magazine has amused and outraged readers for nearly seventy years but now it is being pulled from newsstands, triggering testimonials from comedians and cartoonists.

  • Trump brushes off migrant centre criticism with a tweet

    President Donald Trump brushed off reports of overcrowding and squalid conditions in migrant detention centres Wednesday by saying the

  • Imran Khan to meet Trump

    Prime Minister Imran Khan will travel to Washington to meet US President Donald Trump on July 22, the Pakistani foreign ministry said

  • US hell-bent on hostility

    North Korea’s mission to the United Nations accused the United States on Wednesday of being “more and more hell-bent on hostile acts” against Pyongyang, despite President Donald Trump wanting talks between the two countries.

  • US hell-bent on hostile acts despite wanting to talk: NKorea

    North Korea’s mission to the United Nations accuses the United States of being “more and more hell-bent on hostile acts” against Pyongyang, despite President Donald Trump wanting talks between the two countries.

  • Trump admin abandons controversial census change

    President Donald Trump’s government on Tuesday gave up a controversial attempt to put a question about citizenship on next year’s

  • ‘Help, 40 days here’

    Government investigators warned of dangerous overcrowding at more migrant facilities on the southwest US border, publishing photos on Tuesday of packed cells in Texas’ Rio Grande Valley where some children have no access to showers or hot meals.

  • US govt staff told to treat Huawei as blacklisted

    A senior US official has told the Commerce Department's enforcement staff this week that China's Huawei should still be treated as blacklisted, days after US President Donald Trump sowed confusion with a vow to ease a ban on sales to the firm.

  • US federal judge blocks use of some funds for border wall

    A US federal judge has blocked the Trump administration's use of $1 billion in funds to construct a wall along the southern border with Mexico, but declined to issue a permanent injunction.

  • Trump says he could meet NKorea’s Kim at DMZ

    Eyeing a history-making photo opportunity, President Donald Trump has issued a Twitter invitation to North Korea’s Kim Jong Un to join him for a hand shake during a visit to the demilitarized zone (DMZ) with South Korea.

  • Warren emerges unscathed

    A lot could have gone wrong for Elizabeth Warren at Wednesday’s Democratic presidential debate. It didn’t.