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  • Stormy Daniels defamation lawsuit against Trump dismissed

    A US judge dismisses adult film actress Stormy Daniels's defamation lawsuit against President Donald Trump and orders her to pay his attorney's fees, saying a tweet the president had written referring to her was protected by free-speech laws.

  • Trump unsure if Mattis will stay

    US President Donald Trump said in an interview aired yesterday that Defense Secretary Jim Mattis "could be" leaving, referring to him as

  • Hopes fade for more survivors

    The hunt for missing people in the aftermath of Hurricane Michael early yesterday is turning into a search for the dead, as hope of finding more people alive fades in the Florida Panhandle, US officials said.

  • Earl R Miller new US envoy in Dhaka

    Earl Miller new US ambassador in Dhaka

    The US Senate has confirmed the nomination of Earl Robert Miller as the new US ambassador to Bangladesh.

  • 'We are fine': Melania Trump dismisses gossip about marriage

    Melania Trump dismisses the widespread talk about her husband President Donald Trump's alleged affairs with a porn star and others, saying she has "more important things to think about."

  • Jetliner lands in US after longest flight

    An Airbus jetliner arrived in Newark yesterday after a nearly 18-hour trip from Singapore, completing the world's longest commercial flight.

  • Search teams comb debris for victims of deadly Hurricane Michael

    Search and rescue teams comb through shattered US communities looking for victims of Hurricane Michael, a Category 4 monster storm which carved out a swathe of destruction in the Florida Panhandle, killing at least six in three states.

  • Summit with Kim after Nov polls: Trump

    US President Donald Trump said on Tuesday his second summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un would be held after US congressional elections on November 6.

  • 'Ivanka would be dynamite'

    Ivanka Trump on Tuesday tamped down the suggestion her father could be poised to tap her as UN envoy, after President Donald Trump said she would make a "dynamite" replacement -- were it not for nepotism concerns.

  • 'Monstrous' Hurricane set to hit Florida

    Hurricane Michael howled closer to Florida's Gulf shore as a major Category 3 storm, as half a million coastal residents are urged to seek higher ground on the eve of a landfall forecast to bring towering waves and roof-shredding winds.

  • He'd been 'proven innocent'

    President Donald Trump said Monday he was apologising on behalf of the whole country to his new conservative Supreme Court justice after one of the most contentious confirmation processes in US history.

  • UN Ambassador Nikki Haley resigns

    Nikki Haley resigns

    UN Ambassador Nikki Haley resigns, a personal familiar with the situation says, and the White House says she would appear with President Donald Trump at an event later.

  • Brett Kavanaugh

    Kavanaugh sworn into US SC after divisive fight

    Brett Kavanaugh is sworn as US Supreme Court justice following the closest Senate confirmation vote in more than a century, marking a major win for President Donald Trump's drive to move the country's political institutions to the right.

  • Kavanaugh gets Senate nod

    The US Senate yesterday narrowly approved moving to a final vote on President Donald Trump's embattled Supreme Court pick Brett Kavanaugh amid continuing controversy over sexual abuse allegations against him.

  • US indicts seven Russian agents

    The United States on Thursday charged seven Russian intelligence officers with conspiring to hack computers and steal data from the nuclear energy company Westinghouse Electric Co as well as anti-doping watchdogs, sporting federations and an international agency probing the use of chemical weapons.

  • China trying to destabilise US

    Vice President Mike Pence on Thursday accused China of military aggression, commercial theft and rising human rights violations as he cast the Asian power as a villain bent on interfering in upcoming US elections.

  • Senators get FBI report on Kavanaugh; vote today

    The White House rebuffed Democratic criticism over its handling of an FBI report on Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, saying yesterday it had not micromanaged the agency or edited the report on allegations of sexual misconduct.

  • Trump shrugs off NYT report on tax fraud

    US President Donald Trump on Wednesday shrugged off a New York Times investigation that concluded he made his fortune with the help of more than $400 million from his parents, partly through tax schemes, as a boring, rehashed "hit piece."

  • South Carolina shooting spree leaves cop dead, 6 wounded

    Seven law enforcement officers are shot, one fatally, when a gunman unleashed a hail of fire on police from inside a home near Florence, South Carolina, sparking a two-hour siege that ended with the suspect's arrest, authorities say.

  • Kavanaugh row: Trump says it’s a 'scary time' for young men

    President Donald Trump says that allegations of sexual misconduct against his U.S. Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh, showed that "it's a very scary time for young men in America" who now may be presumed guilty even when innocent.

  • For release of Bangladeshi Photographer Shahidul Alam Wasfia Nazreen sends message to New York Sky

    Message in NY sky says 'Free Shahidul'

    A banner message from an airplane flew over Manhattan in New York City on Sunday, demanding release of jailed Bangladeshi photographer Shahidul Alam.

  • Melania Trump starts Africa tour in Ghana

    US First Lady Melania Trump yesterday kicked off her first major solo trip in Ghana's capital Accra, aiming to cast a positive light on her

  • Ex-classmate says Trump court nominee lied about drinking

    A one-time classmate of President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee says that Brett Kavanaugh was a habitual heavy drinker, challenging the judge's Senate testimony to the contrary.

  • 'We fell in love, okay?'

    US President Donald Trump said he and North Korea's Kim Jong Un have fallen "in love" -- their bromance fuelled by "beautiful letters"

  • Social media network platforms facebook

    50m user accounts affected by security breach: Facebook

    Facebook said it recently discovered a security breach affecting nearly 50 million user accounts.

  • Shahidul Alam's division facilities

    Demo in NY demands release of Shahidul Alam

    Demonstrators in New York gathered outside the United Nations headquarters on Thursday demanding release of noted photographer Shahidul Alam, as Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina addressed the UN General Assembly.

  • Allegations are part of calculated 'political hit'

    Fighting to salvage his US Supreme Court nomination, Brett Kavanaugh angrily denied on Thursday a university professor's accusation that he sexually assaulted her 36 years ago in a day of dramatic testimony that gripped the country.

  • US to deport overstayers from October

    From Monday, the US would start implementing a new rule which allows initiation of deportation process of people whose legal status to stay in America has expired for reasons such as denial of visa extension application or change in status.

  • Uproarious laughter haunts me

    University professor Christine Blasey Ford said Thursday she believed she was going to be raped or accidentally killed during an alleged assault 36 years ago by Brett Kavanaugh, Donald Trump's embattled nominee for the Supreme Court.

  • Trump brags at UN

    Donald Trump, whose political ascent has been full of firsts, on Tuesday achieved another rare feat -- bringing laughter to the solemn UN General Assembly.