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AI predicts long-term mortality from chest X-ray data
New York, July 21 (IANS) Researchers have developed an Artificial Intelligence (AI)-powered tool that can harvest information in chest X-rays to predict long-term mortality.
2019-07-21
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine,Technology
NASA's Orion crew vehicle ready for first flight
Washington, July 21 (IANS) NASA's Orion crew capsule is ready for its first unmanned trip to Moon, US Vice President Mike Pence has announced marking the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11 Moon landing.
2019-07-21
Category: International, United States,Science/Tech
US to send troops to Saudi as tensions with Iran grow
Washington, July 20 (IANS) The US will send additional troops and resources to Saudi Arabia to strengthen defence and deterrence in the Persian Gulf region in the face of "emergent, credible threats", the Pentagon has said.
2019-07-20
Category: International, United States,Defence/Security,Politics
Chrome, Firefox browser extensions leaked millions of users' data
Washington, July 20 (IANS) Popular browser extensions like ad blockers have been caught harvesting personal data of millions of consumers who use Chrome and Firefox -- not only their browsing histories but also exposing tax returns, medical records, credit card information and other sensitive data in the public domain.
2019-07-20
Category: International, United States,Technology,Defence/Security
Exercise in space keeps astronauts from fainting on Earth
New York, July 19 (IANS) Nearly 50 years after man's first steps on the Moon, researchers have discovered a way that may help astronauts spending prolonged time in space come back to Earth on more stable footing.
2019-07-19
Category: International, United States,Lifestyle/Fashion,Science/Tech
Sherin Mathews death: Indian-American foster dad seeks new trial
Washington, July 19 (IANS) Wesley Mathews, the Indian-American father who was sentenced to life in prison over the killing of his three-year-old adopted daughter Sherin Mathews in the US state of Texas, has requested a new trial.
2019-07-19
Category: International, United States,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Diaspora,Immigration/Law/Rights
Countries with strong women's rights grow faster
New York, July 19 (IANS) Researchers have found that countries with strong women's rights are more likely to have faster growth and better health outcomes than those who don't promote and protect these values.
2019-07-19
Category: International, United States,IANS Life,IPL 2015,Commonwealth Games 2014
'Light of my world', Nick wishes Priyanka on 37th birthday
New York, July 19 (IANS) American pop singer Nick Jonas shared a heart-melting birthday wish for his actress wife Priyanka Chopra Jonas, whom he called the "light of my world".
2019-07-19
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Google, Facebook secretly tracking your porn-viewing habits
New York, July 19 (IANS) If you think watching pornographic material in the "incognito" mode will not let anyone know, you are mistaken. Google, Facebook and even Oracle cloud are secretly tracking the porn you watch even when you switch on the "incognito" mode on your laptop or smartphone.
2019-07-19
Category: International, United States,Lifestyle/Fashion,Technology,Defence/Security
'Sexting' not so common after all: Study
New York, July 18 (IANS) Researchers, including one of an Indian-origin, have provided a much-needed update to what is currently known about the nature and extent of sexting among the youth.
2019-07-18
Category: International, United States,Human Interest/Society,Lifestyle/Fashion
House condemns Trump for racist comments
New York, July 17 (IANS) In an action unprecedented in modern times, the House of Representatives has passed a resolution condemning US President Donald Trump and denounced his "racist comments" against four leftist, non-white women Representatives after a chaotic debate.
2019-07-17
Category: International, United States,Politics
GoT earns record-breaking 32 Emmy nominations
Los Angeles, July 17 (IANS) Popular fantasy drama "Game of Thrones" has set a new record by earning 32 nominations for the 2019 Emmys, the most ever for a single season of a show.
2019-07-17
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
US House condemns Trump for 'racist comments'
-Washington, July 17 (IANS) The US House of Representatives has passed a bill to condemn US President Donald Trump for his "racist remarks" against four Democratic congresswomen.
2019-07-17
Category: International, United States,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights
White House projects $1 tn budget deficit for 2019
Washington, July 16 (IANS) The White House has revised the fiscal year 2019 budget deficit to a projected $1 trillion, the highest since 2012, Office of Management and Budget (OMB) said in its recently released Mid-Session Review.
2019-07-16
Category: International, United States,Politics
White House nominates new Defence Secretary
Washington, July 16 (IANS) The White House has formally nominated Mark Esper as the new Secretary of Defence as it struggles to fill the top Pentagon post that has been vacant for over six months.
2019-07-16
Category: International, United States,Politics
Trump mulls ousting Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross: Report
Washington, July 16 (IANS) US President Donald Trump has told his aides and allies that he was considering removing Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross, the American media reported.
2019-07-16
Category: International, United States,Politics
Pompeo grants US visa for Iranian FM's UN visit
Washington, July 15 (IANS) US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said that he has granted a visa for Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif to visit the UN headquarters in New York, adding that the latter's movements will be largely confined.
2019-07-15
Category: International, United States,Politics
Chinese Cloud robotics developer files for US IPO
New York, July 14 (IANS) Chinese Cloud-based robotics company CloudMinds Inc. filed for an initial public offering (IPO) on the US stock market.
2019-07-14
Category: International, United States,Business/Economy,Technology
Blackout hits heart of New York affecting several thousands (2nd Lead)
New York, July 14 (IANS) The heart of New York has been hit by a massive blackout that darkened Times Square, disrupted Broadway shows, stranded underground metro trains and paralysed traffic.
2019-07-14
Category: International, United States,Human Interest/Society
NASA engineers install legs, wheels on Mars 2020 rover
Los Angeles, July 14 (IANS) NASA engineers have recently installed the legs and wheels, known as the mobility suspension on the Mars 2020 rover, according to a latest release of NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL).
2019-07-14
Category: International, United States,Science/Tech,Technology
Tropical storm Barry to make landfall in Louisiana
Washington, July 13 (IANS) Residents of Louisiana are hunkering down in preparation for the imminent arrival of tropical atorm Barry, which is expected to make landfall on Saturday as a Category 1 hurricane and cause serious flooding in parts of the southeastern US state.
2019-07-13
Category: International, United States,Politics
Mueller's hearing before Congress postponed till July 24
Washington, July 13 (IANS) Former Special Counsel Robert Muellers long-awaited testimony before the US Congress has been delayed by a week, until July 24, two House committees announced in a joint statement.
2019-07-13
Category: International, United States,Politics
R. Kelly arrested on sex trafficking charges
Chicago, July 12 (IANS) American singer R. Kelly was arrested here on federal sex trafficking charges, by the New York Police Department and Federal Homeland Security agents on Thursday, law enforcement sources told CBS News.
2019-07-12
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Not backing down in quest for immigration figures: Trump
Washington, July 12 (IANS) US President Donald Trump has announced that his administration was "not backing down" in the fight to know how many citizens and non-citizens were in America, at a time when the country is increasingly divided over the immigration issue.
2019-07-12
Category: International, United States,Politics
Koscielny refuses to travel with Arsenal for US tour
Washington, July 12 (IANS) Arsenal captain Laurent Koscielny has refused to travel with the squad for their pre-season tour of the United States, according to media reports.
2019-07-12
Category: International, United States,Sports,Football
Priyanka Chopra, Nick Jonas work out together
New York, July 11 (IANS) Indian actress Priyanka Chopra Jonas and her American pop singer husband Nick Jonas are giving major relationship goals as the two are seen working out together at the songwriting camp.
2019-07-11
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
AI tool can detect discrimination on basis of race, gender
New York, July 11 (IANS) A team of US researchers has developed an Artificial Intelligence (AI) tool for detecting unfair discrimination -- such as on the basis of race or gender.
2019-07-11
Category: International, United States,Technology
Taylor Swift becomes world's highest paid celebrity
Los Angeles, July 10 (IANS) Singer Taylor Swift has been named as the world's highest-paid celebrity with her earnings of $185 million over the past year, beating reality TV star Kylie Jenner, who ranked second on the Forbes Celebrity 100 list.
2019-07-10
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz
Opening up about anxiety helped me: Becky G
New York, July 10 (IANS) "Do the dance, Becky G", "Becky sing the song... it is what you are supposed to do". These were among the comments that people passed when the Mexican-American singer Becky G was wondering why things were getting a "little bit harder" for her, and realised she was struggling with anxiety issues.
2019-07-10
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz
UN nuclear watchdog holds special meeting on Iran
Vienna, July 10 (IANS) The UN nuclear watchdog on Wednesday held a special meeting on Iran after the Islamic Republic announced its second breach of the 2015 nuclear agreement with world powers.
2019-07-10
Category: International, United States,Diplomacy,Politics
Maverick billionaire Ross Perot dies at 89
New York, July 10 (IANS) Ross Perot, the maverick tech billionaire whose populist campaign for president became the electoral template for Donald Trump, has died. He was 89.
2019-07-10
Category: International, United States,Politics
Will block Trump moment he unblocks me: Chrissy Teigen
Los Angeles, July 10 (IANS) As a US federal court ruling questioned President Donald Trump's right to block critics on Twitter, model Chrissy Teigen said she will block Trump the moment he unblocks her.
2019-07-10
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Apologised to Naomi after controversial US Open defeat: Serena
New York, July 10 (IANS) Tennis star Serena Williams has revealed that she has apologised to Japan's Naomi Osaka who defeated her in the finals of the US Open last year.
2019-07-10
Category: International, United States,Sports,Tennis
US approves arms sale to Taiwan despite China's ire
Washington, July 9 (IANS) US President Donald Trump's administration has approved a $2.2 billion arms sale to Taiwan, despite China saying the decision "extremely sensitive and damaging" to Washington-Beijing ties, media reports said.
2019-07-09
Category: International, United States,Politics
US school principal removed for denying Holocaust as 'factual event'
Washington, July 9 (IANS) A high school principal in the US state of Florida has been removed for denying that the Holocaust was a "factual, historical event" in an email to a parent, authorities said.
2019-07-09
Category: International, United States,Human Interest/Society
Mariah Carey takes Bottle Cap Challenge to higher level
Los Angeles, July 8 (IANS) Pop superstar Mariah Carey has added a twist to the viral Bottle Cap Challenge, taking it to the next level.
2019-07-08
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Trump's social media party to ditch Facebook, Twitter: Report
Washington, July 8 (IANS) The White House has reportedly ditched Facebook and Twitter for its Social Media Summit slated to be organized on Thursday because President Donald Trump believes both the platforms censor conservative or Republican views, the media reported.
2019-07-08
Category: International, United States,Business/Economy,Politics,Technology
Asia's homicide rate lowest globally: UN study
Vienna, July 8 (IANS) A UN study revealed on Monday showed that Asia's average homicide rate was the lowest in the world with only 2.3 killings per 100,000 people per year, making the continent a relative haven of peace, especially compared to South America, which has a rate of 25 murders per 100,000 inhabitants.
2019-07-08
Category: International, United States,Politics
Trump slams UK ambassador over leaked emails
Washington/London, July 8 (IANS) US President Donald Trump has said that the Kim Darroch, the British Ambassador to Washington, "has not served the UK well", in response to the latter's leaked emails where he called the American leader's administration "inept, insecure and incompetent", the media reported on Monday.
2019-07-08
Category: International, United States,Politics
Trump blames teleprompter for July 4 speech gaffe
Washington, July 6 (IANS) US President Donald Trump has blamed a faulty teleprompter for his claim at a July 4th event that the Continental Army "took over the airports" during the Revolutionary War.
2019-07-06
Category: International, United States,Politics
Alaska hits record temperatures amid heatwave
Washington, July 6 (IANS) A new record high temperature of 90 degrees Fahrenheit (32 degrees Celsius) has been set in the US state of Alaska, part of which lies inside the Arctic Circle.
2019-07-06
Category: International, United States,Environment/Wildlife
Kamala Harris' campaign raises $12m in 2nd quarter
Washington, July 6 (IANS) US Senator Kamala Harris, riding a wave of support after her performance in the first presidential debate, raised nearly $12 million in the second quarter of the year which ended on June 30, her campaign has announced.
2019-07-06
Category: International, United States,Diaspora,Politics
I make you look good: Malaika Arora to Arjun Kapoor
New York, July 5 (IANS) Actress Malaika Arora says its her magic that makes actor Arjun Kapoor look good.
2019-07-05
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
ALERT: Multiple labour laws to become 4 labour codes: FM
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2019-07-05
Category: International, United States,National,Business/Economy
ALERT: India to be open defecation free by Oct 2, 2019: FM
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2019-07-05
Category: International, United States,National,Business/Economy
ALERT: National Sports Education Board to be set up: FM
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2019-07-05
Category: International, United States,National,Business/Economy
Thank you America for being generous to me: Priyanka
New York, July 5 (IANS) Indian actress Priyanka Chopra Jonas has thanked America for being generous to her.
2019-07-05
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
ALERT: 100% FDI in insurance intermediaries: Sitharaman
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2019-07-05
Category: International, United States,Business/Economy
Rishi, Neetu spend 'fun evening' with Arjun, Malaika
New York, July 5 (IANS) Actors Arjun Kapoor and Malaika Arora spent a "fun evening" with veteran stars Neetu Kapoor and Rishi Kapoor, who is undergoing medical treatment here.
2019-07-05
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
IMF approves $6 bn loan to bail out Pakistan's flailing economy
United Nations, July 4 (IANS) The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has thrown Pakistan's flailing economy a lifeline through a $6 billion loan that brings with it stringent conditions and regular monitoring.
2019-07-04
Category: International, United States,Business/Economy