Kids cry out in recording

"Mami!" the children's voices cry out, between sobs. "Papá!"
Richard Fausset Jun 20, 2018 00:00 IST

Imran Khan nomination papers rejected

Pakistan's election commission on Tuesday rejected the nomination papers of former Prime Minister and PML-N leader Shahid Khaqan Abbasi and Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf chief Imran Khan for the NA-53 constituency of Islamabad.
Jun 20, 2018 00:00 IST

IBM unveils system that 'debates' humans

A match between an Israeli college debate champion and a loquacious IBM computer programme demonstrated on Monday new gains in the quest for computers that can hold conversations with humans.
Cade Metz and Steve Lohr Jun 20, 2018 00:00 IST

Pak woman killed for refusing proposal

A 19-year-old woman, working as a hostess in a private bus company, was shot dead in Pakistan's Punjab province allegedly by a man after she refused his marriage proposal, police said on Tuesday.
Jun 20, 2018 00:00 IST

Tim Cook is tech's top diplomat

Apple's chief executive, Timothy D. Cook, may be the leader of the world's most valuable public company, but lately he has had to act a lot like the tech industry's top diplomat.
Jack Nicas and Paul Mozur Jun 20, 2018 00:00 IST

No motive, arrests in fatal shooting of rapper XXXTentacion

Troubled rapper-singer XXXTentacion was shot and killed Monday in Florida in what police called an apparent robbery attempt. Investigators don't have a motive, and no arrests have been made.
Jun 19, 2018 16:35 IST

Trump threatens additional $200 billion in tariffs on China

President Donald Trump directed the US Trade Representative to prepare new tariffs on $200 billion in Chinese imports on Monday as the two nations moved closer to a potential trade war.
Jun 19, 2018 12:44 IST

Bipartisan push to end separations

Leading figures of both parties demanded on Sunday that President Trump halt his administration's practice of separating children from their parents when apprehended at the border, as the issue further polarised the already divisive immigration debate in Washington.
Peter Baker Jun 19, 2018 00:00 IST

Trump: Not a migrant camp

President Donald Trump said on Monday he would not allow the US to become a "migrant camp" as his administration faced a barrage of criticism for separating immigrant children from their parents at the US-Mexico border.
Jun 19, 2018 00:00 IST

Scarface producer Bregman dead

Martin Bregman, the outspoken, notoriously tenacious film producer behind Scarface, Dog Day Afternoon, Serpico and other late-20th-century crime dramas, died on Saturday. He was 92.
Jun 19, 2018 00:00 IST

Question Time without Dimbleby

Following on from Paul Dacre's impending departure after 26 years as editor of the Daily Mail comes another equally momentous change in British journalism - David Dimbleby is to stand down after 25 years as presenter of Question Time.
Amit Roy Jun 19, 2018 00:00 IST


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