Bipartisan group of US senators to reveal immigration bill

Washington |Wednesday, 2018 8:45:04 AM IST

A bipartisan group of US senators will reveal on Wednesday an immigration bill that was agreed to by Democrats and Republicans, despite the fact that President Donald Trump rejected it.

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Trump's cognitive ability normal, says White House doctor

Washington | Wednesday, Jan 17 2018 IST

US President Donald Trump has shown no abnormal signs following a cognitive exam and is in excellent health, his White House doctor says, according to a BBC News report on Wednesday. "I have no con

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B'desh and Myanmar agree Rohingya repatriation timeframe

Dhaka | Wednesday, Jan 17 2018 IST

Bangladesh and Myanmar have agreed a timeframe for repatriating hundreds of thousands of Rohingya who fled crackdowns from the military, the BBC News reported on Wednesday. Myanmar has agreed to acc

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World's biggest flooded cave found in Mexico, explorers say

MEXICO CITY | Wednesday, Jan 17 2018 IST

A group of divers has connected two underwater caverns in eastern Mexico to reveal what is believed to be the biggest flooded cave on the planet, a discovery that could help shed new light on the anci

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Fossilised dinosaur tail to be auctioned to raise funds

Mexico City | Wednesday, Jan 17 2018 IST

An auction of fossilised dinosaur tail which was discovered in Morocco has been the talk of the town. The event took place on Tuesday night in Mexico for raising funds for the reconstruction of thousa

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Nations to consider more N.Korea sanctions, U.S. warns on military option

By David Brunnstrom and David Ljunggren VANCOUVER | Wednesday, Jan 17 2018 IST

Twenty nations agreed on Tuesday to consider tougher sanctions to press North Korea to give up its nuclear weapons and U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson warned Pyongyang it could trigger a militar

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China says does not need Taiwan's permission to open new air route

BEIJING | Wednesday, Jan 17 2018 IST

The Chinese government said on Wednesday that it does not need Taiwan's permission to open new air routes, after Taipei complained that a new route over the narrow Taiwan Strait that separates the two

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Pope Francis expresses "pain and shame" over sexual abuse scandal

Santiago | Wednesday, Jan 17 2018 IST

Pope Francis met with a small group of victims of child sexual abuse by priests in Chile where he listened, prayed and cried with them. Speaking to media, the Vatican spokesman Greg Burke said the m

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US seeks to move towards new relationship with Pakistan: Wells

Islamabad | Wednesday, Jan 17 2018 IST

Washington seeks to move towards a new relationship with Pakistan based on mutual interest in realising a stable and prosperous region, the US Department of State's Bureau of South and Central Asian A

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Our employees not monitoring Direct Messages: Twitter

San Francisco |Wednesday, 2018 10:15:04 AM IST

Twitter has denied claims that its employees are monitoring Direct Messages (DM) exchanged among its over 300 million users on its platform.

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Second high-level inter-Korean meeting on Winter Olympics

Seoul |Wednesday, 2018 9:15:04 AM IST

South and North Korea began their second high-level meeting on Wednesday to discuss North Korea's participation in the Winter Olympic Games to be held in South Korea.

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