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World should not allow China's bullying to continue: Pompeo

Washington/UNI: Referring to the Chinese government recently filing a boundary dispute with Bhutan at a meeting of the Global Environment Facility,  United States Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has said that Beijing has displayed a pattern of instigating territorial disputes with its neighbours and felt that the world should not permit such "bullying" to continue.

NY Times op-ed editor resigns after column triggers protests

New York/IBNS: The New York Times editorial page editor James Bennet has resigned after the newspaper disowned U.S. Senator Tom Cotton's views supporting military action to put down public unrest.

Coronavirus: Man dies, his wife critical after taking chloroquine phosphate

Phoenix/IBNS: An Arizona man died and his wife is under critical condition after they took chloroquine phosphate apparently to protect themselves from COVID-19, said a Times Now report.

US House passes Coronavirus Relief Bill

Washington/UNI:The US House of Representatives on Saturday passed Coronavirus Relief Bill in view of coronavirus outbreak after intense negotiations between House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and the Trump administration.

Soleimani killing: Bangladesh issues security alerts for migrants living in Iraq

Baghdad/Dhaka/IBNS: Bangladesh Embassy in Iraq has directed citizens of the South Asian nation to avoid traveling to the trouble-hit portions of the country.

US government designates Balochistan Liberation Army as global terrorist group

Islamabad, July 3 (IBNS): The US Department of State on Tuesday designated the Balochistan Liberation Army (BLA) and Hizballah operative Husain Ali Hazzima as Specially Designated Global Terrorists (SDGTs) under Executive Order (E.O.), officials said.  

USA grounds Boeing 737 Max after FAA finds 'similarities' between deadly crashes

Washington, Mar 13 (Sputnik/IBNS) The United States' investigation into two deadly air accidents involving Boeing 737 Max aircraft has discovered "some similarities" that led to a temporary grounding of the entire 737 Max fleet, the US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) said in its emergency order on Wednesday. The move follows the grounding of the aircraft type by several countries, including India, after the Ethiopian Airlines accident killing 157 passengers.

Extreme weather grips US, nine deaths reported

Washington, Jan 31 (IBNS): At least nine weather-related deaths have been reported from the US so far as the continent is experiencing extreme cold conditions for the past several days.

Climate change not a hoax, says Trump; reckons scientists have a political agenda

Washington, Oct 15 (IBNS): Changing his past stance about climate change, US President Donald Trump has said that he believes that it is not a hoax, but accused scientists of having a political agenda.

Melania Trump brushes aside marriage rift speculations, says 'we are fine'

Washington, Oct 13 (IBNS): Putting speculations to rest, US First Lady Melania Trump said her relationship with President Trump is fine, as opposed to rumours.

Hurricane Michael: Florida braces for 'extremely dangerous' category 4 storm

Tallahassee, Oct 10 (IBNS): Residents in Florida have been warned of an 'extremely dangerous' category 4 storm, Hurricane Michael, which is due to make landfall later in the day.

Russian hackers: US levels charges against seven agents, Netherlands expels at least four

Washington, Oct 5 (IBNS): Days after the UK government accused Russia's military intelligence service, GRU, of carrying out four high profile cyber attacks across the globe, the US has leveled charges against seven agents.

USA: Hundreds arrested protesting Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh's appointment in Washington

Washington, Oct 5 (IBNS): Hundreds of protesters, who were demonstrating against US President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, have been arrested in Washington, reports said.

South Carolina: Gunman shoots dead police officer, injures six others

Columbia, Oct 4 (IBNS): An unknown gunman killed a cop and injured six others during a standoff in South Carolina, reports said.

Russian jets costs China American sanctions

Washington/Beijing, Sept 21 (IBNS): China has been hit by fresh sanction from the United States of America, after the former purchased several fighter jets from Russia.