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  World   Americas  15 Jul 2017

World, Americas, 15 Jul 2017

3 dead in fire in Honolulu high-rise apartment building

Images posted online showed orange flames raging on several floors and debris falling from windows.

15 Jul 2017 3:36 PM

Its right time to begin end of 'Obamacare', says Mike Pence

Trudeau said he doesn't think it's appropriate for one country to lecture another on how it should govern itself.

15 Jul 2017 1:53 PM

Indian students worry about physical safety in US: survey

Among the 112 colleges that provided data there was a 2 per cent decline in the expected yield rate this year compared to last year.

15 Jul 2017 1:41 PM

Sectarian attacks in India might indirectly help al-Qaida

'Al-Qaidas senior leadership is found today in Syria, Yemen, Afghanistan, Pakistan and beyond', Katherine Zimmerman said.

15 Jul 2017 12:37 PM

Pharmacies in Uruguay to start selling marijuana from next week

Pharmacists said they are not sure how profitable pot sales will be -- registered smokers can buy no more than 40 grams a month.

15 Jul 2017 11:56 AM


US House imposes stricter norms for defence funding to Pak

All the 3 legislative amendments to the USD 651 billion NDAA 2018 were adopted by a voice vote by the lower house of the Congress on Friday.

15 Jul 2017 11:37 AM

India, US bureaucracies not well-aligned on issue of defence trade: US official

India, US need to work together to ensure the acquisition policies do not unfairly disqualify American companies, US defence official said.

15 Jul 2017 11:26 AM

Ex-Soviet counter-intelligence officer says he attended Trump Jr meeting

Rinat Akhmetshin, denies current ties to Russian spy agencies and says meeting involving Trump campaign members was ‘not substantive’.

15 Jul 2017 9:46 AM

US House passes bill to aid defence co-operation with India

The bill is part of National Defense Authorisation Act, needs to be passed by Senate before seeking Trump's approval.

15 Jul 2017 9:28 AM

Castro blames Trump for 'setback' in US-Cuba relations

Trump announced tightened rules for Americans traveling to Cuba and reaffirmed existing US trade embargo last month.

15 Jul 2017 9:08 AM


Travel ban: Court reopens window for refugees to enter US, but SC appeal awaits

The justices now are scattered during their summer recess, so any short-term action would come in written filings. 

15 Jul 2017 8:14 AM