US lawmakers show unity after shooting of colleague

By Lalit K JhaWashington, Jun 14 Cutting across party lines, members of the bitterly divided US Congress today showed a rare unity as lawmakers and the nation grappled with the shooting at...

Jun 15, 2017 12:29 AM | Newsscroll

Top Republican lawmaker shot during baseball practice session

(Eds: Updates with fresh inputs and quotes)By Lalit K JhaWashington, Jun 14 A top Republican lawmaker and two police officers were among five people injured when a rifle-wielding man sprayed bullets...

Jun 14, 2017 10:54 PM | Newsscroll

Republican lawmaker shot at during baseball practice session

(Eds: Updates with gunman dead, Trump's address)By Lalit K JhaWashington, Jun 14 A top Republican lawmaker and several congressional aides were injured when a gunman sprayed bullets on them as they...

Jun 14, 2017 9:39 PM | Newsscroll

Democrats start impeachment proceedings against President Trump

New York [U.S.], June 8 : A pair of Democrats in Congress are drafting up articles of impeachment against U.S. President Donald Trump, saying the president's decision to fire former FBI...

Jun 08, 2017 1:33 PM | Newsscroll

Comey's prepared testimony creates political storm in US

By Lalit K Jha            Washington, Jun 8 Fired FBI director James Comey has created a fresh political storm over his statement against President Donald Trump who allegedly asked him to...

Jun 08, 2017 12:59 PM | Newsscroll

Comey's prepared testimony creates political storm in US

By Lalit K Jha            Washington, Jun 8 Fired FBI director James Comey has created a political storm over his allegations against President Donald Trump who reportedly asked him to...

Jun 08, 2017 10:32 AM | Newsscroll

US asks China to respect 'universal rights' of citizens

By Lalit K JhaWashington, Jun 4 The US today asked China to respect the "universal rights" and "fundamental freedoms" of all its citizens and called for making a full account of those killed or...

Jun 04, 2017 6:47 PM | Newsscroll

US quits Paris climate deal, accord only benefits countries like India, China: Trump

(Eds: Updating with fresh quotes and reax)By Lalit K JhaWashington, Jun 2 President Donald Trump today declared that the US will withdraw from the 2015 Paris climate accord, saying the "draconian"...

Jun 02, 2017 3:48 PM | Newsscroll

Obama, others slam Trump; Republicans praise withdrawal from Paris deal

By Lalit K JhaWashington, Jun 2 Former US President Barack Obama and other political leaders today slammed Donald Trump's decision to withdraw the US from the historic Paris climate deal, saying he...

Jun 02, 2017 12:55 PM | Newsscroll

Trump admin proposes zero aid to Tibetans, reverses US policy

(Eds: Updating with more inputs)By Lalit K JhaWashington, May 26 President Donald Trump has proposed zero aid to the Tibetans in 2018, reversing the decades-old US policy of providing financial help...

May 26, 2017 1:20 PM | Newsscroll