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California wildfire death toll rises to 83

San Francisco, Nov 22 (IANS) The death toll from a wildfire in northern California has increased to 83, authorities said.The number of missing in what is known as "Camp Fire" dropped to 563, 136 fewer than the number counted on…

Trump defends Ivanka’s use of personal email

Washington, Nov 21 (IANS) US President Donald Trump on Tuesday defended daughter and adviser Ivanka Trump over her use of personal email for official business, while Democrats in the US House of Representatives announced plans to…

Judge halts Trump’s asylum ban

San Francisco, Nov 20 (IANS) A US federal judge has stopped President Donald Trump's administration from refusing asylum to immigrants who cross the country's southern border illegally.US District Judge Jon S. Tigar issued a temporary…

California wildfires toll rises to 31

San Francisco, Nov 12 (IANS) The death toll from the three raging wildfires in California has increased to 31, with more than 300,000 people forced to evacuate from their homes across the US state, according to authorities.Of the 31…

Xi-Trump meeting at G20 significant: Official

Washington, Nov 10 (IANS) US President Donald Trump's scheduled meeting with his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping during the G20 summit in Argentina in November-end is of great significance, a top Beijing official said.The two nations…

12 killed in California bar shooting

Washington, Nov 8 (IANS) At least 12 people, including a police officer, were killed after a gunman forced his way into a popular bar in the US state of California and opened fire, officials said. The shooter was later found dead at…

CNN reporter loses White House access

Washington, Nov 8 (IANS) The White House has withdrawn the permanent credential from CNN journalist Jim Acosta for confronting US President Donald Trump at a press conference following the mid-term results.The CNN journalist at the White…

Trump fires Sessions, seizes Russia probe

Washington, Nov 8 (IANS) US President Donald Trump has fired Attorney General Jeff Sessions a day after midterms, wrestling back control of the Russia probe by getting rid of the man who supported it, and choosing the one who has said all…

No bilateral meeting with Putin in Paris: Trump

Washington, Nov 8 (IANS) US President Donald Trump has said he will have lunch with Russian President Vladimir Putin among other leaders during his planned trip to Paris but no meeting was expected.Trump also revealed that he is likely to…

US exempts 3 Iranian n-sites from sanctions

Washington DC, Nov 6 (IANS) The US has exempted three Iranian nuclear sites from sanctions, but warned that they will be under strict scrutiny, the State Department said.The benefitted sites were those of Arak (central Iran), Bushehr…

Vote against Trump in midterm election: Post

Washington, Nov 4 (IANS) The Washington Post has urged American voters to vote in Tuesday's midterm election against the ideology of President Donald Trump who is "betting heavily that voters can be swayed by appeals to their worst…