Biden picks General Lloyd Austin as the first Black Pentagon chief

WASHINGTON: In this file photo, Commander of US Central Command Gen Lloyd Austin III conducts a media briefing on Operation Inherent...

Trump’s travel ban faces US Supreme Court showdown

Conservative-majority court to issue ruling by end of June   WASHINGTON: The first big showdown at the US Supreme Court over President Donald Trump's immigration policies...

Bolsonaro disapproval rating surpasses 50% for first time

SAO PAULO: Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro's disapproval rating passed 50 percent for the first time, according to a poll published by the Datafolha Institute,...

Trump: Build wall or I’ll seal border

In this file photo taken on December 12, 2018, a US Customs and Border protection vehicle passes by wall...

Trump at Mexican border: US is ‘full’

CALEXICO: The motorcade of US President Donald Trump arrives at the border wall between the United States and Mexico in...

8 dead in Mississippi shooting rampage

BROOKHAVEN, Miss: A man who apparently got into a dispute with his wife and in-laws was arrested in a house-to-house shooting rampage in rural...

At pivotal moments, Trump failed to win over doubters

WASHINGTON: Supporters of president-elect Joe Biden celebrate on Black Lives Matter Plaza across from the White House on Saturday. - AFP

In Syria strikes, US blurs red line

Trump blasts Assad as a 'Gas Killing Animal'   WASHINGTON: With the latest US missile strikes, President Donald Trump appears to have reset America's red line...

US states, cities, firms unite on climate

NEW YORK: State governors, city mayors and powerful companies united Friday in defiance of President Donald Trump's pledge to take the United States out...

Khan warns of nuke war over Kashmir at UN; Modi silent

NEW YORK: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi (left) and Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan (right) address the 74th Session of...

Brazil’s Carnival kicks off with parades and street parties

Revelers all over Brazil were getting Carnival celebrations started Friday, taking to the streets to dance, drink, and blow off steam at a time...

Trump says US is ‘locked and loaded’

Xi: Avoid words that would exacerbate the tension SEOUL: Chinese President Xi Jinping made a plea for cool-headedness over escalating tensions between the US and...

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