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  • Two-thirds of US voters back tougher laws

    Americans support stricter gun laws by a more-than two-to-one margin, one of the highest levels on record, a polling agency reported

  • Reform of gun laws in US

    ‘Florida school massacre suspect on authorities’ radar in 2016’

    A teenager accused of fatally shooting 17 people at a Florida high school was investigated by police and state officials as far back as 2016 after slashing his arm in a social media video, and saying he wanted to buy a gun, but authorities determined he was receiving sufficient support, newspapers say.

  • Mueller team questioned Steve Bannon

    The special counsel probing Russian meddling in the US election and possible collusion by the Trump campaign questioned former White

  • US Senate rejects immigration bills

    The US Senate blocked several immigration proposals Thursday including a bipartisan compromise opposed by President Donald Trump, dashing hopes that Congress will soon decide the fate of nearly two million migrants brought to the country illegally as children.

  • 'President Trump, do something!'

    President Trump, please do something! Do something. Action! We need it now! These kids need safety now!"

  • US presence matters

    With a deafening roar the fighter jets catapulted off the US aircraft carrier and soared above the disputed South China Sea, as its admiral

  • 18 school shootings in US in 2018

    The deadly gun rampage at a Florida high school on Wednesday took to 18 the number of school shootings across the United States

  • No recovery for someone falsely accused: Trump

    President Donald Trump said lives are being "destroyed by mere allegation" after two White House aides quit amid accusations of

  • Second White House aide resigns

    A second White House staffer in a week resigned Friday over domestic abuse claims, in a widening scandal that called into question

  • Trump accused of double standards

    President Donald Trump is refusing to declassify a high-profile memo written by Democratic lawmakers about the Russia probe.

  • Russia meddled in US election: Bush

    Former US president George W Bush yesterday accused Russia of meddling in the US 2016 presidential election, calling Russian

  • Pelosi gives 'longest' US House speech

    Top US House Democrat Nancy Pelosi made history Wednesday by delivering the longest address to the chamber in at least 108 years,

  • No intention to meet US

    North Korea has no intention of meeting US officials during the Winter Olympics that start in South Korea today, state media said,

  • Trump blasts DOJ, FBI

    President Donald Trump yesterday attacked the integrity of the FBI and Justice Department in an extraordinary showdown over the

  • US missile defence test fails in Hawaii

    A test of a US missile interceptor failed in Hawaii on Wednesday, a defense official said, marking the second such unsuccessful attempt in

  • Jay-Z

    Trump hits Jay-Z on black employment

    US President Donald Trump took credit for a decline in the African-American unemployment rate again, this time by taking aim at rapper and businessman Jay-Z following his comments on CNN Saturday night, reports CNN tonight.

  • US shooting

    5 killed in US car wash shooting

    United States police says three men and two women have been found dead in a shooting at a Pennsylvania car wash.

  • IT'S 2 MINS TO MIDNIGHT

    Mounting concerns about the possibility of a nuclear war, along with US President Donald Trump's "unpredictability" have pushed the symbolic "Doomsday Clock" to two minutes before midnight, the Bulletin of Atomic Scientists said Thursday.

  • Trump proposes plan for citizenship of 'Dreamers'

    US President Donald Trump's administration has unveiled a sweeping new immigration plan to Congress that offers 1.8 million young

  • Trump tries to charm Davos

    President Donald Trump yesterday reached out to the global business elite and foreign governments in Davos with a sales pitch extolling America's appeal, but attracted boos for attacking the media.

  • USA Gymnastics doctor gets up to 175 yrs in jail

    Disgraced former USA Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar was sentenced to 40 to 175 years in prison on Wednesday after a week of raw emotional testimony by scores of women he sexually abused for years under the guise of medical treatment.

  • US-Turkey tensions rise

    Tensions between Ankara and Washington over the Turkish army's operation in Syria escalated further yesterday as Turkey accused the White House of misrepresenting a phone call between Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Donald Trump.

  • Sit for talks to avoid aid cuts

    President Donald Trump yesterday insisted that Palestinians had "disrespected" the United States and threatened to withhold aid worth hundreds of millions of dollars until they agree to US-brokered peace talks.

  • US not turning its back on the world: Mnuchin

    The United States insisted yesterday it was not turning its back on the world as President Donald Trump prepared to sell his "America

  • US Democrats rescind offer

    Democrats said on Tuesday they had withdrawn an offer to fund US President Donald Trump's border wall, as tough negotiations over the

  • Md Shahedul Islam

    Charges against Bangladeshi diplomat dismissed in NY

    A court in the United States yesterday dismissed all felony charges (33 counts) against Bangladesh's deputy consul general in New York, seven months after he was indicted in a case filed by the diplomat’s former domestic help.

  • Strong quakes hit Alaska, Indonesia

    A powerful earthquake of magnitude 7.9 struck off the coast of Alaska early yesterday, prompting tsunami warnings or watches as far

  • 2 students dead in US school shooting

    A 15-year-old boy opened fire with a handgun in his high school in western Kentucky yesterday, killing two fellow students and wounding a dozen other youths before being arrested, the state's governor and police said.

  • Social media threat to democracy: FB

    Facebook acknowledged Monday that the explosion of social media poses a potential threat to democracy, pledging to tackle the

  • US Attorney General Sessions questioned in Russia probe

    US Attorney General Jeff Sessions was questioned last week for several hours by investigators probing possible collusion between

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