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US issues fresh guidelines for H-1B visa holders who have been laid off

New Delhi/IBNS: The US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has announced fresh guidelines for H-1B visa holders who got terminated from their jobs after major corporations like Google, Tesla, and Walmart announced extensive layoffs, affecting the lives of many immigrant workers.

Homeless woman in US lived inside grocery store sign board for a year

Midland (United States): In a bizarre incident, a homeless woman turned the rooftop sign of a Family Fare grocery store, located in Michigan's Midland, into a comfy living space with her innovation. It was discovered by a contractor who found an extension cord reaching the roof, according to USA Today.

Definat TikTok refuses to leave US market despite impending ban after Biden signs bill against Chinese firm

Washington: Chinese company ByteDance has said that it would challenge the US law that has put TikTok’s existence in the US in trouble and claimed that a ban on the app would be equivalent to a ban on people of the US and their voices.

American football icon turned celebrity murder defendant, O.J. Simpson, dies at 76

Former star football player turned actor O.J. Simpson, who was famously acquitted in a highly-publicized trial for the murder of his ex-wife and her friend, died Thursday from cancer at the age of 76, media reports said citing his family.

Arizona Supreme Court upholds 1864 near-total abortion ban

The Arizona Supreme Court Tuesday upheld the 160-year-old near-total ban on abortion which means that doctors performing the procedure could be jailed for five years.

Joe Biden wins North Dakota Democratic primary

Washington/IBNS/UNI: US President Joe Biden has won North Dakota's Democratic presidential primary, the state party announced Saturday.

US should drop 'shameful' case against Julian Assange, says his wife

Washington: The United States should drop its “shameful” case against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange instead of issuing some “assurances” to him, Julian’s wife Stella said on Tuesday.

UN Security Council adopts resolution demanding ceasefire in Gaza for first time

The United Nations Security Council Monday adopted a resolution that demands an immediate cease-fire in Gaza for the holy month of Ramadan.

Donald Trump warns of 'bloodbath' if not elected in US presidential election: Report

Vandalia (United States): Former US President Donald Trump, who is the Republican nominee for November's presidential election, warned of a "bloodbath" if he is not elected in the middle of comments about threats to the US auto industry, media reports said.

US veto sends wrong message, makes the situation in Gaza more dangerous: China's UN Envoy

United Nations: China's Ambassador to the United Nations Zhang Jun on Tuesday criticized the United States for the use of its veto power on an Algeria-drafted UN Security Council resolution, arguing it undermines consensus and worsens the situation in Gaza.

Iran-Pakistan airstrike: China, India, United States react

After 11 people were killed in missile strikes between Iran and Pakistan, indicating an escalation of tension and armed conflict in the Middle East already hit by bloodshed and destruction, China, India and the United States have issued statements.

Houthi rebels strike US cargo vessel with anti-ship ballistic missile in south of Red Sea

Houthi rebels in Yemen hit a US cargo vessel with a missile, said the US military, raising concerns for the unstable region amid the series of attacks on vessels passing through the Red Sea region by the militant group since the Israel-Hamas War started on October 7.

US Air Force officer Madison Marsh crowned Miss America 2024

Orlando: A 22-year-old US Air Force second lieutenant won the Miss America 2024 pageant, making history as the first-ever active-duty Air Force officer to hold the national title, media reports said.

'Don't support Taiwan's independence': Biden affirms U.S. stance after Lai Ching-te’s election, who vowed to counter China

Washington: President Joe Biden has said that the United States does not support the declaration of independence by Taiwan after the country's voters snubbed China and gave the ruling party a third presidential term, media reports said.

Yemen's Houthi rebels warn of 'strong, effective' retaliation against US strikes

Sanna (Yemen): The Houthi militia have warned of a "strong and effective response" following the recent U.S. strike in Yemen, Reuters reported.