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Trump 'demands' Justice Department investigate FBI

President Donald Trump said he will "demand" that the Justice Department open an investigation into whether the FBI infiltrated his presidential campaign, an extraordinary order that came hours before his legal team said the special counsel indicated the investigation into the president could be concluded by September.
May 21, 2018 12:09 IST

US students wrestle with risk of getting shot

Just hours after a gunman killed 10 people at a Texas high school, two students 1,000 miles away worried about the safety of their usual seats in the school cafeteria.
Audra D. S. Burch, Amy Harmon and Trip Gabriel May 21, 2018 00:00 IST

US & China put trade war 'on hold'

The US trade war with China is "on hold" after the world's largest economies agreed to drop their tariff threats while they work on a wider trade agreement, US treasury secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Sunday.
May 21, 2018 00:00 IST

Gulf shadow on Trump campaign

Three months before the 2016 election, a small group gathered at Trump Tower to meet with Donald Trump Jr, the President's eldest son. One was an Israeli specialist in social media manipulation. Another was an emissary for two wealthy Arab princes. The third was a Republican donor with a controversial past in the Middle East as a private security contractor.
Mark Mazzetti, Ronen Bergman and David D. Kirkpatrick May 21, 2018 00:00 IST

Malaysia's Najib fears for safety

Malaysia's former Prime Minister Najib Razak fears for his safety and has asked for police protection, his spokesperson said on Sunday, a day after the ex-leader complained over the conduct of police searching properties for evidence of corruption.
May 21, 2018 00:00 IST

'Weinstein raped me here at Cannes'

Italian actress Asia Argento has delivered a shattering rebuke to the Cannes film festival and the movie industry from the stage.
May 21, 2018 00:00 IST

Trump, Moon try to keep North meet on track

South Korean President Moon Jae-in and US President Donald Trump held discussions on Sunday to ensure that the North Korea-US summit remains on track after North Korea threatened to pull out of the high-level talks.
May 21, 2018 00:00 IST

Pak releases Rs 20 million for temple: Report

The government of Pakistan's Punjab province has released Rs 20 million to renovate a Krishna temple in Rawalpindi city and expand it to accommodate more Hindu worshippers on festivals and religious occasions, a media report said on Sunday.
May 21, 2018 00:00 IST

Shooter planned to kill peers, himself

Dimitrios Pagourtzis was seen entering the low-slung building at Santa Fe High School on Friday morning, armed and wearing a trench coat.
Julie Turkewitz and Jess Bidgood May 20, 2018 00:00 IST

Saudi swoop on activists

International rights groups have condemned the arrests this week of seven prominent Saudi Arabian women's rights activists who previously campaigned for the right to drive, which the deeply conservative kingdom is set to grant from next month.
Reuters May 20, 2018 00:00 IST

Pak blocks distribution of Dawn daily

Pakistani authorities blocked the circulation of the Dawn daily in many parts of the country, a media watchdog alleged, days after the newspaper published ousted Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's controversial remarks on the 2008 Mumbai terror attack.
PTI May 20, 2018 00:00 IST

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