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Watch: Alligator crosses over fence in Florida

Facebook user shared pictures and a video of the alligator scaling the wire fence at Naval Air Station Jacksonville, reports WTVM.

20 Aug 2019 2:53 PM

Plans detailed for first US mission to land on moon since Apollo

Astrobotic said Peregrine would be the first American spacecraft to touch down on the moon since Apollo astronauts touched down in 1972.

20 Aug 2019 2:44 PM

Woman visits hospital to treat kidney stones, give birth to triplets

Dannette said that despite having two other children, she didn’t know she was 34 weeks pregnant.

20 Aug 2019 2:11 PM

US tests medium-range missile after exiting INF treaty with Russia

The missile was launched on Sunday from the US Navy-controlled San Nicolas Island off the coast of Los Angeles, California.

20 Aug 2019 2:08 PM

White House considering cutting tax to avoid recession: report

Also under consideration is reversing new tariffs the Trump administration imposed on Chinese goods.

20 Aug 2019 1:43 PM

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Jeffrey Epstein signed his will 2 days before committing suicide

Court papers filed last week in the US Virgin Islands list no details of beneficiaries but valued the estate at more than USD 577 million.

20 Aug 2019 10:43 AM

China lost 20 lakhs jobs in short period of time: Donald Trump

After coming to power, Trump has imposed 25 per cent import tariff on Chinese products worth USD 250 billion.

20 Aug 2019 10:34 AM

Twitter, FB accuse China of using fake accounts to undermine Hong Kong protests

Twitter said it suspended 936 accounts and the operations appeared to be a coordinated state-backed effort originating in China.

20 Aug 2019 10:32 AM

‘No Trump hotel for Greenland,’ mocks US President

Greenland's Ministry of Foreign Affairs insisted on Friday the resource-rich island was ready to talk business, but was not for sale.

20 Aug 2019 10:00 AM

Barack Obama's high school basketball jersey sold for USD 120,000

Obama is a known basketball fan and was often seen playing during his tenure at the White House.

20 Aug 2019 9:53 AM

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After 'cutting back' USD 1.3 billion aid relations with Pak improved: Trump

Earlier, Trump administration cancelled USD 300 million in military aid to Islamabad for not doing enough against terror groups active.

20 Aug 2019 9:22 AM

'Tough situation,' says Trump after calls with Modi, Imran Khan

However, Michael Kugelman, from the Widrow Wilson Center think-tank, said the presidential tweet makes a good optics for Pakistan.

20 Aug 2019 8:32 AM

'Moderate rhetoric with India': Trump tells Imran Khan after phone call with Modi

Trump's call with Khan - the second in less than a week - came soon after a 30-minute conversation with Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

20 Aug 2019 8:13 AM

US having ‘very good’ discussions with Taliban: Donald Trump

Washington is keen to end its involvement in Afghanistan, where it has spent more than USD 1 trillion.

19 Aug 2019 2:36 PM

Tim Cook 'made good case' that tariffs could hurt Apple: Trump

By contrast, the United States and South Korea struck a trade agreement last September.

19 Aug 2019 12:32 PM

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US economists expect recession in 2020 or 2021, reveals survey

More economists shifted their recession prediction to 2021, narrowing gap from prior report, which had many more expecting change next year.

19 Aug 2019 12:27 PM

Linking Kashmir with our peace efforts reckless: Afghan diplomat

'Afghan stability is frequently threatened by Pakistan-based, sanctioned and supported militant and terrorist groups,' Rahmani said.

19 Aug 2019 9:39 AM

'Large real estate deal': Donald Trump on buying Greenland

The US military has operated for decades from Thule Air Base in Greenland.

19 Aug 2019 8:33 AM

India's holding of US govt securities jumps to USD 162.7 bln

Among the major foreign holders of the Treasury securities, India was at the 13th position with holding to the tune of USD 162.7 billion.

18 Aug 2019 4:08 PM

Portland 'ground zero' for protests between right, left-wing

Police seized metal poles, bear spray and other weapons and closed bridges and streets to try to keep the rival groups apart.

18 Aug 2019 11:32 AM

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