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'United States Of America' - 206 News Result(s)

  • Drone in Yemen kills at least nine al Qaeda members

    Drone in Yemen kills at least nine al Qaeda members

    A US drone strike in southern Yemen killed at least nine suspected al Qaeda militants and three civilians on Saturday, authorities said, as part of America's ongoing strikes in the country against what it considers the terror network's most dangerous...

  • Edward Snowden the 'traitor' looms over Pulitzers

    Edward Snowden the 'traitor' looms over Pulitzers

    Hero or traitor? America is still polarised over Edward Snowden and whether the newspapers that exposed the extent of NSA's vast global spying network should be lauded or condemned.

  • Bank of America to pay $772 million for illegal credit-card actions

    Bank of America to pay $772 million for illegal credit-card actions

    Bank of America will pay $772 million over illegal credit-card practices that lured consumers into signing up for added products and services, US regulators said today.

  • A fourth of Indian business graduates land jobs in US

    A fourth of Indian business graduates land jobs in US

    About one in four business school graduates in India find jobs in America, second only to China, which sends 38 per cent of its alumni to the US, according to a new survey.

  • US man held for breaking into police station!

    US man held for breaking into police station!

    Most crooks want to break out of police stations, but a man in the US has been dubbed as "America's Dumbest Criminal" for breaking into one.

  • 'Ethical gold' aims to curb mining's toll in South America

    'Ethical gold' aims to curb mining's toll in South America

    Tucked between two desert ridges in southern Peru, Relave looks like any of the hundreds of ramshackle mining towns that blight the landscape in the world's sixth-largest gold exporter.

  • With new rewards card, Amex focuses on busy-mom market

    With new rewards card, Amex focuses on busy-mom market

    American Express is introducing a new no-fee rewards credit card aimed at capturing a segment of consumers that it says has long eluded the company - people who are not big spenders and do not jet around the world for either work or play.

  • Vladimir Putin engages in test of will over Ukraine

    Vladimir Putin engages in test of will over Ukraine

    President Vladimir Putin has left little doubt he intends to cripple Ukraine's new government, forcing it to make concessions or face the de facto partition of areas populated predominantly by ethnic Russians, from the Crimea to Odessa to the industr...

  • India may take US to World Trade Organisation over intellectual property rights row

    India may take US to World Trade Organisation over intellectual property rights row

    India is likely to drag the US to World Trade Organisation (WTO) if America includes it in the 'Priority Foreign Country' list for intellectual property rights, a development that could further escalate trade tensions between the two.

  • Made in USA: Pentagon to use only 100% American flags

    Made in USA: Pentagon to use only 100% American flags

    It is the ultimate symbol of chest-thumping American patriotic pride and now the United States flag must be "100 per cent made in the USA" - at least where the Pentagon is concerned.

  • Facebook's buyout of WhatsApp to help expand presence in India

    Facebook's buyout of WhatsApp to help expand presence in India

    Its USD 19 billion buyout of WhatsApp will help Facebook expand footprint in emerging markets of Latin America and Asia, especially India, where the mobile instant messaging app is very popular.

  • ATMs raise Bitcoin profile, concerns

    ATMs raise Bitcoin profile, concerns

    Even if you aren't sure what a Bitcoin is, you may soon find them at a nearby machine. The first Bitcoin ATMs are cropping up in North America, enabling consumers to swap cash for units of the crypto-currency, or cash in their Bitcoins. ATMs are comi...

  • Sony sells 5.3 million Playstation consoles, exceeds full-year target

    Sony sells 5.3 million Playstation consoles, exceeds full-year target

    Sony had said that it hoped to sell 5 million units by the end of March after releasing the Playstation 4 on November 29 in the United States, Western Europe and Latin America and rolling it out across other Asian countries since then.

  • Shirley Temple: bright spot in US dark Depression

    Shirley Temple: bright spot in US dark Depression

    Shirley Temple Black, the iconic child star of the 1930s who has died at age 85, melted hearts with her trademark blond ringlets and dimpled smile, and was a big bright spot in America's dark Depression era.

  • Three years before the vote, Hillary Clinton machine gears up

    Three years before the vote, Hillary Clinton machine gears up

    With the news that America's largest liberal fundraising group is to back a Hillary Clinton presidential bid in 2016, a growing sense of inevitability is building around her prospective candidacy.

  • Time Magazine sees Narendra Modi as 'America's Other India Problem'

    Time Magazine sees Narendra Modi as 'America's Other India Problem'

    After the "nasty spat" between India and US over an Indian diplomat, the emergence of Narendra Modi, Bharatiya Janata Party's prime ministerial candidate, may cause even more tension between them, according to Time magazine.

  • What is a polar vortex?

    What is a polar vortex?

    The bitter chill gripping North America is a result of Arctic air that has spilled southwards, and global warming may be a cause.

  • World's first state-licensed marijuana retailers open doors in Colorado

    World's first state-licensed marijuana retailers open doors in Colorado

    The world's first state-licensed marijuana retailers legally permitted to sell pot for recreational use to the general public opened for business in Colorado on Wednesday with long lines of customers, marking a new chapter in America's drug culture.

  • Polls suggest 2013 wasn't America's best year

    Polls suggest 2013 wasn't America's best year

    About half of Americans expect 2014 to be a better year than 2013, according to the recent AP-Times Square New Year's Eve poll.

  • Start of winter brings snow, ice in US; power outages in Canada

    Start of winter brings snow, ice in US; power outages in Canada

    The first full day of winter brought a wild mix of weather across the United States on Sunday: ice and high wind in the upper Midwest and northeastern New England states, flooding in the South and record-shattering temperatures in the 60s and 70s Fah...

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