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  World   Americas  09 Jan 2018

World, Americas, 09 Jan 2018

US spy satellite fails to reach orbit; a total loss, say officials

Northrop Grumman built the multibillion-dollar satellite, code-named Zuma, and was responsible for choosing SpaceX Falcon 9 launch vehicle.

09 Jan 2018 3:50 PM

Relief for Indian techies, US says no change in H-1B visa policy

Since taking office last January, the Trump administration has been talking about cracking down on the H-1B visa scheme.

09 Jan 2018 1:19 PM

Trump will gladly face Oprah Winfrey as opponent in 2020 presidential race: WH

White House spokesman Hogan Gidley said, 'We welcome the challenge, whether it be Oprah Winfrey or anybody else.'

09 Jan 2018 11:58 AM

Take decisive action against terror group: US tells Pakistan

US has conveyed 'specific and concrete steps' to Pakistan that it could take to eliminate terror networks on its soil.

09 Jan 2018 11:49 AM

US troops hold #MeTooMilitary protest outside Pentagon

Commander Gary Ross said such events underscore Pentagon's 'continued efforts to eliminate sexual harassment and assault from the military.'

09 Jan 2018 11:22 AM


Trump’s medical exam won’t include mental fitness test: WH

Trump, 71, will be examined at the Walter Reed military hospital in a Washington suburb on Friday and the results are set to be made public.

09 Jan 2018 11:10 AM