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  World   Americas  08 Dec 2017

World, Americas, 08 Dec 2017

California wildfire: Firefighters struggle as they stop 6 large fires from spreading

More than 5,700 firefighters from across California worked to stop the spread of six large wildfires that erupted since Monday.

08 Dec 2017 7:37 PM

Ohio man faces deportation for covering up involvement in Bosnian massacre

US in 2016 accused Oliver Dragic for failing to disclose his survival in a special unit in Bosnia, fraudulently gaining entry as a refugee.

08 Dec 2017 7:26 PM

US: Sports doctor possessed child porn, molested girls; gets 60 yrs in prison

Beyond the criminal cases, more than 100 women and girls are suing Nassar.

08 Dec 2017 5:40 PM

On its 76th anniversary, Pearl Harbor survivors remember fellow servicemen

About 20 survivors attended the event at a grassy spot overlooking the harbour and the USS Arizona Memorial.

08 Dec 2017 5:13 PM

Director Christopher Wray defends FBI after Trump’s public criticism

Wray asserted that the bureau was determined to be the ‘very best’ at protecting the American people and upholding the rule of law.

08 Dec 2017 4:36 PM


Jerusalem decision ‘reflection of ground reality,’ committed to peace process: US

Trump in a major policy address had on Wednesday announced to recognise Jerusalem as the Israel's capital.

08 Dec 2017 3:20 PM

Mattis' meeting with Pak leaders was to find common grounds, fight terror

‘The meeting of US Defence Secretary Jim Mattis with leaders of Pakistan was fruitful,’ says Dana White.

08 Dec 2017 3:10 PM

Trump administration moves to block hiring of transgender recruits to Pentagon

Trump sent out three tweets in July saying that transgender troops could not serve ‘in any capacity’ in the military.

08 Dec 2017 11:24 AM

US: Indian sportsman pleads guilty to ‘passionately kissing’ child, awaits deportation

Hussain originally faced a felony charge of sexual abuse for what police termed 'a passionate kiss' with a 12-year-old.

08 Dec 2017 10:57 AM

US lawmakers slam China for ‘repression, rights violations’

Congressman Brad Sherman demanded that Congress must act quickly to counter China’s “repressive tactics and policies” toward Tibet.

08 Dec 2017 6:47 AM