US wartime aviator's family donates Mao's gift to China

Kunming |Sunday, 2017 11:15:05 PM IST

Sons of a US aviator who helped China fight against Japanese invaders during WWII have donated two blankets, which were gifted to him by Mao Zedong, to a memorial hall in southwest China's Yunnan Prov

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Sushil wins gold as Indians dominate Commonwealth wrestling (Third Lead)

Johannesburg |Sunday, 2017 11:15:05 PM IST

Indian star Sushil Kumar made his return to international wrestling a memorable one, outclassing Akash Khullar of New Zealand in the final of the men's 74 kilogram freestyle category to clinch gold at

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Anupam Kher starrer 'The Big Sick' nominated at SAG Awards

Mumbai |Thursday, 2017 11:15:04 AM IST

Anupam Kher starrer "The Big Sick" has been nominated for an Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture at the Screen Actors Guild Award (SAG Awards) 2017.

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Republican accused of molesting teens loses Senate race in setback to Trump (Lead)

New York |Wednesday, 2017 1:45:04 PM IST

An extremist Republican accused of molesting teens lost the Senate election in Alabama, buoying the Democratic Party and delivering President Donald Trump a stinging blow that endangers his agenda.

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AI will create more jobs than it eliminates: Gartner

New Delhi |Wednesday, 2017 7:15:35 PM IST

Contrary to the popular belief that Artificial Intelligence (AI) will cut physical jobs, a new report by Gartner on Wednesday said by 2020, AI will create 2.3 million jobs, while eliminating 1.8 milli

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Trump loses his big bet on Alabama U.S. Senate race

By James Oliphant WASHINGTON | Wednesday, Dec 13 2017 IST

In backing Roy Moore in Alabama's U.S. Senate race even though the candidate faced allegations of sexual misconduct with teenage girls, President Donald Trump made a risky bet - and lost big. The vict

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Trump congratulates Democrat for Alabama U.S. Senate victory in tweet

WASHINGTON | Wednesday, Dec 13 2017 IST

- U.S. President Donald Trump congratulated Democrat Doug Jones on Tuesday for winning a bitter U.S. Senate race in Alabama against the Republican candidate the president backed. In a tweet, Trump con

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Asian shares up, dollar dips as Democrat wins Alabama Senate race

* Fed widely expected to hike interest rates * Democrat seen beating Trump-backed candidate in Senate race * U.S. crude takes back some ground after tumble By Lisa Twaronite TOKYO | Wednesday, Dec 13 2017 IST

US stock futures, Treasury yields and the dollar fell on Wednesday as Democrat Doug Jones beat Republican Roy Moore in a bitter U.S. Senate race in Alabama, while Asian shares edged up as crude oil fu

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Democrat wins U.S. Senate seat in Alabama in setback for Trump

UNDATED | Wednesday, Dec 13 2017 IST

Democrat Doug Jones won Alabama's election for the U.S. Senate on Tuesday, scoring an upset victory in a deeply conservative state against a Republican candidate who was backed by President Donald Tru

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Democrats win US senate seat in Alabama

Washington |Wednesday, 2017 10:15:04 AM IST

Democrat Doug Jones knocked off Republican Roy Moore in the race for an Alabama Senate seat "dealing a stunning blow" to US President Donald Trump, who endorsed the latter.

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In historic first, Sikh nominated to be attorney general of New Jersey

New York |Wednesday, 2017 5:45:04 AM IST

In a historic first, a distinguished Sikh public prosecutor "who has experienced hate and intolerance first-hand" has been nominated to be the next attorney general of the US state of New Jersey.

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Roy Moore faces verdict of voters in Alabama Senate election

Washington |Wednesday, 2017 5:15:04 AM IST

Voters in the US state of Alabama are choosing between a Republican accused of child abuse and a Democrat hoping for an upset win after an ugly Senate race in the Deep South.

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