Absences among US airport screeners jump as shutdown drags on
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Absences among US airport screeners jump as shutdown drags on

Top News Confused travelers look to find their concourse as they walk past a closed down terminal at the Miami International Airport on Saturday. (AP) Unscheduled absences among…

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US troops among dead in Islamic State bombing in Syria
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US troops among dead in Islamic State bombing in Syria

Related News The attack targeted a restaurant in the northern city of Manbij where U.S. soldiers would sometimes stop to eat during their patrols of the area, residents…

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Trump ‘inclined’ to impose new US auto tariffs: Senator
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Trump ‘inclined’ to impose new US auto tariffs: Senator

Related News Trump has urged the EU to drop its 10 percent tariff on imported vehicles. U.S. President Donald Trump is likely to move ahead with tariffs on…

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Senior Kim Jong Un aide said to meet Donald Trump later this week
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Senior Kim Jong Un aide said to meet Donald Trump later this week

Related News US President Donald Trump (L) and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. (file) A top North Korean official is set to meet President Donald Trump and…

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As Republicans rush to condemn Steve King, some ask: Why not Trump?
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As Republicans rush to condemn Steve King, some ask: Why not Trump?

Top News Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa) speaks at a hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington. Republican leaders are piling on in their condemnations of King, but they remain…

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Yemen combatants start talks in Jordan on prisoner swap deal
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Yemen combatants start talks in Jordan on prisoner swap deal

Related News The swap would be overseen by the United Nations and the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC). Yemen’s warring sides started talks in Amman on…

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H-1B holders ‘frequently’ placed in poor working conditions: report
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H-1B holders ‘frequently’ placed in poor working conditions: report

Related News The rationale of the H-1B programme is to fill labour gaps and not simply to swell the pool of candidates for employers, the report observed. H-1B…

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Donald Trump nominates three Indian Americans to key administration post
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Donald Trump nominates three Indian Americans to key administration post

Related News So far, Trump has nominated or appointed more than three dozen Indian Americans in key positions. (Reuters) US President Donald Trump has nominated three Indian Americans…

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Nancy Pelosi asks Donald Trump to reschedule State of the Union amid shutdown
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Nancy Pelosi asks Donald Trump to reschedule State of the Union amid shutdown

Related News House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (right) and Sen. Bernie Sanders walk through Statuary Hall at the Capitol in Washington. (Source: Sarah Silbiger/The New York Times) Written by…

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Canadian woman briefly detained at Beijing airport: Reports
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Canadian woman briefly detained at Beijing airport: Reports

Related News Ties between Canada and China have been strained since December. (Source: Reuters/File) A Canadian woman whose father is a dissident jailed in China was briefly detained…

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