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US cop shot by IS sympathizer

Washington , Jan 9 (IBNS): A man, who allegedly ambushed and shot a Philadelphia police officer, has said that he did the act in the name of militant group IS, media reports said on Saturday.

Women in US lagging behind in human rights, UN experts report

New York, Dec 12 (Just Earth News/IBNS): While praising the current United States administration for its commitment to women's equality, United Nations experts warned on Friday that the extreme polarization of US politics is “profoundly” affecting the Government’s ability to guarantee women’s human rights, and even to ratify the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women.

Barack Obama vows to destroy ISIL, urges Americans to not treat US Muslims differently

Washington, Dec 7 (IBNS) Expressing his grief over the San Bernardino shooting that took place a few days ago, US President Barrack Obama has vowed to destroy ISIL, as he termed the recent attack an act of terrorism designed to kill innocent people, here on Sunday.

Terror attack: Obama to address nation today

Washington, Dec 6 (IBNS) In the wake of recent San Bernardino shooting in California, the White House on said US President Barack Obama will address the nation on Sunday on the threat of terrorism and 'keeping the American people safe'.

Groups like ISIL will lose: Obama

Washington, Nov 24 (IBNS): Days after Paris was hit by militant attacks which left more than 120 people killed, US President Barack Obama on Tuesday said militant groups like ISIL will be defeated.

US issues travel global travel alert

Washington, Nov 24 (IBNS): Amid increasing terror threats, the US has issued world wide travel warning for its citizens.

At least 10 people hospitalized after New Orleans park shooting

New Orleans, Nov 23 (IBNS) At least ten people were hospitalized after two gunmen open fired in a New Orleans park on Sunday, according to reports.

UN General Assembly renews call for end to US embargo against Cuba

New York, Oct 28 (IBNS): In a near unanimous vote, the 193-member United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday adopted a resolution renewing its call for an end to the economic, commercial and financial blockade imposed by the United States against Cuba, while also acknowledging the restoration, after nearly 50 years, of diplomatic relations between the two countries.

US Army attacks ISIL camp in Iraq, 70 hostages rescued

Washington, Oct 23 (IBNS): A joint force of US Army and Iraqi Peshmerga conducted an operation in a prison of Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) near Hawijah in Iraq and rescued at least 70 hostages alive from the camp, a press statement of US Defense Department has said.

Ban welcomes US decision on early release of 6,000 prisoners

New York, Oct 8 (IBNS): United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon welcomed on Tuesday the decision by the United States Government to release 6,000 inmates from federal penitentiaries in an effort to ease overcrowding in prisons and provide a degree of redress for persons who received disproportionately long sentences for non-violent drug-related offences.

Air strike on Afghanistan hospital was a mistake: US

Washington, Oct 7 (IBNS): US Secretary of Defense Ash Carter has expressed his regret over the loss of lives in a U.S. military airstrike on a hospital in Afghanistan.

UN chief expresses condolences following mass shooting at Oregon college

New York, Oct 3 (IBNS): Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon voiced his deep sadness in the wake of the mass shooting that took place on Thursday at a college in the state of Oregon in the United States.

Oregon gunman targeted Christians: a victims tells father

Washington, Oct 2 (IBNS): thew father of a student, who was injured in the shooting incident at Umpqua Community College in US state of Oregon, said the gunman was targeting Christians during the attack.

US: Several killed in Oregon shooting

Oregon, Oct 2 (IBNS): Several people were feared dead in a shooting incident at Umpqua Community College in Oregon state of USA on Thursday, media reports said.

Russia is attempting to set up base in Syria: US

Washington, Sept 15 (IBNS): The US has said that Russian military is trying to set up a forward operating base in western Syria.