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US visa violation: Over 300 Indian students caught in sting, US says will take action

US visa violation: The US has said it will take action against over 300 Indian students caught in a sting operation for allegedly trying to illegitimately extend their stay in the country.

US poverty: Lifespan gap has widened between rich and poor, research finds

The gap in life expectancy between rich and poor Americans has grown wider since the start of the century, with the wealthiest men outliving the most destitute men by nearly 15 years, according to a study published on Monday.

John Kerry joins other G7 foreign ministers at Hiroshima Atom bomb museum

John Kerry on Monday became the first U.S. secretary of state to pay his respects at Hiroshima's memorial to victims of the 1945 U.S. nuclear attack, raising speculation that U.S. President Barack Obama might make his own vis

Donald Trump Wisconsin loss in fuels hopes of Republican opponents

Donald Trump's Republican rivals, reinvigorated by his loss in Wisconsin's primary, doubled down on Wednesday on their efforts to block the billionaire front-runner from capturing the party's presidential nomination.

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White House declines to support encryption legislation: Sources

The White House is declining to offer public support for draft legislation that would empower judges to require technology companies such as Apple Inc to help law enforcement crack encrypted data, sources familiar with the d

Blow for Donald Trump as Ted Cruz wins Wisconsin; Bernie Sanders defeats Hillary Clinton

Senator Ted Cruz has won the Republican presidential primary in Wisconsin, dealing a blow to front-runner Donald Trump, while Democratic contender Senator Bernie Sanders defeated Hillary Clinton in a close contest.

US passenger train strikes backhoe in US

A passenger train on Sunday morning struck a piece of construction equipment (backhoe) on the rail tracks near Philadelphia, in the eastern US, killing two people and causing the lead engine to derail, media reported.

Donald Trump’s probability of winning nomination drops: PredictIt

The probability that Republican front-runner Donald Trump will win his party's presidential nomination dropped sharply in the past week while the likelihood of a brokered convention to potentially choose another candidate ros

Barack Obama, Raul Castro spar over human rights

US President Barack Obama and Cuban President Raul Castro sparred over human rights issues, including the American prison at Guantanamo Bay and Cuba's political prisoners, media reports said on Tuesday.

New York transforms payphone booths into free Wi-Fi zone

New York City has initiated a connectivity campaign that is designed to transform payphone booths with ultra-fast Wi-Fi hotspots, the media reported on Tuesday.

Will not enter US presidential race: Michael Bloomberg

Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg said on Monday he will not enter the 2016 presidential campaign as an independent, citing fear that his candidacy might help Republican candidates Donald Trump or Ted Cruz.

Miley Cyrus slams Donald Trump’s primary presidential victory

Seems like Miley Cyrus is definitely not on Team Trump as his victory over seven states in the Super Tuesday primaries brought tears to her eyes - not in a good way.

Two US consulate employees killed in Pakistan blast

At least two local employees of the US consulate were killed when their vehicle was hit by a bomb in Pakistan's northwest tribal area of Mohmand Agency on Tuesday, officials with the US consulate said. Officials said that vic

India, US closer to pact to share military logistics: Officials

India and the United States are closing in on an agreement to share military logistics after 12 years of talks, officials said, a sign of strengthening defence ties between the countries as China becomes increasingly assertiv

Donald Trump takes on Pope Francis for suggesting he ‘is not Christian’

Taking a calculated political risk, Donald Trump took on Pope Francis for suggesting that he "is not Christian" over his pledge to build a wall between the US and Mexico and deport illegal immigrants.

Donald Trump threatens to sue Ted Cruz unless his rival apologizes

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump on Monday offered rival Ted Cruz an ultimatum, threatening to sue Cruz over his eligibility to serve in the White House unless the Texas senator stops airing what Trump calls "fa

US Presidential race: Jeb Bush gets a brotherly hand from George W. in S. Carolina

Former President George W. Bush came to the aid of his brother Jeb Bush's Republican presidential campaign in South Carolina on Monday with a rousing endorsement of his character and a call for voters to reject the angry blus

Donald Trump, Jeb Bush engage in bitter clashes at Republican debate

Republican debate: Party's presidential candidates Donald Trump and Jeb Bush clashed angrily over the Iraq war, the Bush family and Trump's business dealings at an acrimonious debate that underscored the importance of South C

Refusing to sit on lead, Donald Trump gets bitter in Republican debate

Donald Trump, his face red with emotion, lashed out at rivals Jeb Bush and Ted Cruz on Saturday at the most acrimonious debate to date between Republican presidential candidates, shouting insults and casting aside a pledge to

White House hopefuls Donald Trump, Bernie Sanders capture New Hampshire

Riding a wave of voter anger at traditional politicians, billionaire Donald Trump won New Hampshire's Republican presidential nominating contest on Tuesday and U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont won the Democratic primary

Sikh American actor Waris Ahluwalia barred from flight in Mexico

Sikh American actor and designer Waris Ahluwalia says he was barred from boarding a flight home to New York from Mexico because he refused to remove his turban during a security check.

Sanders Sanders, Donald Trump lead in the battle of New Hampshire

Four days before the next battle in the US presidential race, Bernie Sanders holds a two to one lead over Hillary Clinton among the Democrats and Donald Trump continues to hold a wide lead among Republicans.

Republican Ted Cruz tops Donald Trump in Iowa presidential race, Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders tie

Republican Senator Ted Cruz beat billionaire Donald Trump in Iowa on Monday while Democrats Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders remained deadlocked in the first presidential nominating contests of the 2016 White House race.

San Diego: Navy finds no sign of shooting at center; lockdown lifted

Authorities found no gunman or signs of a shooting on Tuesday after receiving a report from a Department of Defense employee that shots had been heard at one of the nation's largest Navy medical facilities.

US H-1B visa: Disney World hit by class action suits for replacing American workers with Indians

Disney World has been hit by two class action suits accusing it and two outsourcing firms of conspiring to replace workers with less costly foreign ones using US H-1B visas, mostly from India.

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Kevin Jonas’ daughter making most out of Winter Storm Jonas

Though Winter Storm Jonas has bombarded the Mid-Atlantic and East Coast this weekend, it has of course brought something for the Jonas Brothers.

Earthquake in Alaska: Magnitude 7.3 intensity quake shakes Anchorage, takes Twitter by storm

Earthquake in Alaska of magnitude 7.3 intensity on Richter scale hit the southern parts of the US state early on Sunday, the US Geological Survey said, setting off tremors felt more than 170 miles (280 km) away in state's big

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