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  • Kurdish Forces Push Islamic State Out of Kobani

    Kurdish Forces Push Islamic State Out of Kobani

    Kurdish forces took control of the Syrian town of Kobani on Monday after driving out Islamic State fighters, a monitoring group and Syrian state media said, although Washington said the four-month battle was not yet over.

  • President Obama and PM Modi Aim High on India Trip

    President Obama and PM Modi Aim High on India Trip

    In a fresh bid to make India an enduring strategic partner, US President Barack Obama landed in New Delhi on Sunday for a highly symbolic parade and to nurture friendship with a prime minister who until last year was persona non grata in Washington.

  • Canada's Ambassador Presses Barack Obama on Keystone Pipeline

    Canada's Ambassador Presses Barack Obama on Keystone Pipeline

    Canada's envoy to Washington urged US President Barack Obama Thursday to approve the long-delayed Keystone XL oil pipeline, saying he wants to "correct the myths" about the controversial project.

  • King Abdullah, Who Sought to Modernize Saudi Arabia, Dies at 90

    King Abdullah, Who Sought to Modernize Saudi Arabia, Dies at 90

    Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah, the powerful US ally who joined Washington's fight against al-Qaeda and sought to modernize the ultraconservative Muslim kingdom with incremental but significant reforms, including nudging open greater opportunities for ...

  • Bird Flu Hits Washington Again

    Bird Flu Hits Washington Again

    A third outbreak of avian flu has been detected in Washington state, prompting agriculture officials to warn bird owners to keep their flocks away from migratory birds that have spread viruses from Oregon to British Columbia.

  • New Outbreak of Avian Flu Found in Washington State

    New Outbreak of Avian Flu Found in Washington State

    A third outbreak of avian flu has been detected in Washington state, prompting agriculture officials on Tuesday to warn bird owners to keep their flocks away from migratory birds that have spread viruses from Oregon to British Columbia.

  • US Lauds Steps Taken by New Lankan Government

    US Lauds Steps Taken by New Lankan Government

    Lauding the steps taken by the new Sri Lankan government, the US has said it looks forward to to work with the administration of newly elected President Maithripala Sirisena.

  • 10 News Organisations Join Drone-Test Program

    Ten US media organisations including the New York Times and Washington Post announced a coalition Thursday to test drones for news gathering in collaboration with Virginia Tech University.

  • Prosperity Will Conquer Terror: David Cameron and Barack Obama

    Prosperity Will Conquer Terror: David Cameron and Barack Obama

    US President Barack Obama and British Prime Minister David Cameron say strong economies and democratic institutions will defeat "those who think they can muzzle freedom of speech and expression with violence."

  • Stress And Social Media: It's Complicated

    Stress And Social Media: It's Complicated

    Using digital technologies does not directly cause stress, but social media can increase awareness of problems facing friends and family, and this stress is "contagious," researchers said on Thursday.

  • Case of US Journalist Goes to Iran Revolutionary Court

    Case of US Journalist Goes to Iran Revolutionary Court

    The case of a US-Iranian correspondent for the Washington Post who has been detained since July is to go before the Islamic republic's revolutionary court, Tehran's prosecutor general said on Wednesday.

  • Men Accused of Taking Lamb Chops in Washington Burglary

    Men Accused of Taking Lamb Chops in Washington Burglary

    A deputy questioned two men carrying large black garbage bags over their shoulders Sunday morning in Spokane Valley and found they were carrying frozen lamb chops.

  • Asteroid to Fly by Earth Safely on January 26: NASA

    Asteroid to Fly by Earth Safely on January 26: NASA

    An asteroid will safely pass about three times the distance of Earth to the Moon on January 26, according to NASA.

  • White House Renews Bid for Cyber Security Law

    White House Renews Bid for Cyber Security Law

    The White House made a renewed push on Tuesday for cyber security legislation, asking the new Congress to revive an initiative stalled over the past few years.

  • One Dead, 84 Hospitalised After Washington Subway Fills With Smoke

    One Dead, 84 Hospitalised After Washington Subway Fills With Smoke

    A woman died and dozens of people were injured after thick smoke filled a subway tunnel in the US capital Monday during the evening rush, officials said.

  • U.S. Military Social Media Feeds Seized by Islamic State Supporters

    U.S. Military Social Media Feeds Seized by Islamic State Supporters

    Hackers claiming to be working on behalf of the Sunni militant group known as the Islamic State took over the Twitter and YouTube accounts of the U.S. Central Command on Monday, sending out a series of posts far different from the U.S. military's sta...

  • Golden Globes 2015: 10 Worst Dressed Stars

    Golden Globes 2015: 10 Worst Dressed Stars

    Here are 10 ugliest dresses we spotted at the Globes this year - and no, Keira Knightley's bird print isn't on this list because we quite like it

  • North Korea Offers US Deal to Halt Nuclear Test

    North Korea Offers US Deal to Halt Nuclear Test

    North Korea said on Saturday that it had told the United States it would impose a temporary moratorium on nuclear tests if Washington canceled its joint annual military exercises with South Korea to help promote dialogue on the divided Korean Peninsu...

  • 73 Indian-American Teens Among Intel Science Talent Semi-Finalists

    73 Indian-American Teens Among Intel Science Talent Semi-Finalists

    As many as 73 Indian-Americans figure among 300 high school seniors named semifinalists in the Intel Science Talent Search 2015, America's oldest and most prestigious pre-college science and math competition.

  • Indian-Origin Scientist Uses Music as Painkiller for Children

    Indian-Origin Scientist Uses Music as Painkiller for Children

    An Indian-origin scientist from Northwestern Medicine and his daughter have found that listening to just 30 minutes of songs can significantly reduce pain in kids after major surgery.

  • Taiwan 'Regrets' Embarrassing Washington With Flag-Raising

    Taiwan 'Regrets' Embarrassing Washington With Flag-Raising

    Taiwan on Wednesday expressed regret at embarrassing its chief ally the United States after a Taiwanese flag-raising ceremony in Washington sparked US criticism and Chinese anger.

  • Indian Student Deported From US for Vowing Online to Kill Women

    Indian Student Deported From US for Vowing Online to Kill Women

    A 24-year-old Indian student has been deported from the US after he was convicted of cyberstalking, making threatening comments over the Internet, including pledging to kill women and praising a California rampage gunman.

  • Boston Opens 'Oldest' US Time Capsule From 1795

    Boston Opens 'Oldest' US Time Capsule From 1795

    It dates back to 1795, and has been dubbed the oldest time capsule in America. On Tuesday, a museum in Boston re-opened the relic, last seen over a century and a half ago.

  • Dogs Bred for Meat in South Korea Rescued

    Dogs Bred for Meat in South Korea Rescued

    A dozen dogs originally destined for dinner tables in South Korea have recently arrived in Washington to be adopted as pets.