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  World   Americas  16 Oct 2018

World, Americas, 16 Oct 2018

IT group sues US immigration agency over shorter duration of H-1B visas

The H-1B visa is typically issued for three to six years to employers to hire a foreign worker.

16 Oct 2018 4:20 PM

New York marks first shooting-free weekend in 25 years

The last time the most populous US city of 8.5 million had a weekend without shootings was in 1993, according to police.

16 Oct 2018 4:13 PM

US judge tosses out Stormy Daniels defamation suit against Trump

Daniels still has a separate lawsuit against the president linked to USD 130,000 in hush money she was paid by Trump's lawyer.

16 Oct 2018 2:09 PM

Harvard University accused of bias against Asian-Americans at trial

Asian-Americans, who represent about 6 per cent of the US population, comprise 23 per cent of Harvard’s current freshman class.

16 Oct 2018 1:35 PM

‘Very deceptive world’: What Trump said after 20 months in WH

During this period, the 45th president of the United States, has learned that media is very dishonest.

16 Oct 2018 1:29 PM


US senator Elizabeth Warren accuses Trump of ‘creepy comments’ about her DNA test

In July, the President offered to donate USD 1 million to her favourite charity if a DNA test proved her Native American bloodline.

16 Oct 2018 1:11 PM

Saudis likely to admit journalist Khashoggi died during interrogation: report

The incident has resulted in global outrage, more so in US as he lived as a legal permanent resident and worked for 'The Washington Post'.

16 Oct 2018 1:05 PM

Billionaire Paul allen, co-founder of Microsoft, dies of cancer at 65

Allen died two weeks after publicly revealing that non-Hodgkin's lymphoma he fought into remission 9 yrs ago had returned.

16 Oct 2018 8:31 AM