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Pelosi blocks blocks Trump from delivering State of the Union speech

US President Donald Trump and Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi exchanged barbs and letters after she barred him from speaking in the House of Representatives until the partial government shutdown ends

Kim expresses 'great satisfaction' with Trump's summit plans

North Korean top leader Kim Jong-un has expressed "great satisfaction" after receiving a letter from US President Donald Trump that expressed his "unusual determination and will" towards a second summit between the two, the North's state media said.

5 killed in shooting at Florida bank

At least five people were killed on Wednesday after a shooter opened fire in a bank in the US state of Florida, according to local police.

Putin and Erdogan to hold Syria talks

Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan will hold Syria talks in Moscow on Wednesday, with Turkey saying they will focus on Ankara's so-called "security zone" in northern Syria.

6 Indian sailors killed, 6 missing in ship accident off Russia

At least six Indian sailors were killed and an equal number of them went missing after two fuel ships carrying Indian and Turkish crew members caught fire in the Kerch Strait, where the blaze was still raging following the accident on Monday, officials said on Wednesday.

4 held in New York state for 'plotting' against Muslims

Three men and a teenage boy have been arrested and charged for an alleged plot against a small Islamic community in New York state, police said.

Super star companies giving FREE services are Super 'Robbers': Raghuram Rajan

Former RBI governor Raghuram Rajan Tuesday said consumers are benefitting in a big way from the business of scale with several services in the new technology age coming for free or very cheap, but it needs to be seen whether this can continue going ahead.

Have MasterCard ! Bad news for you

European anti-trust authorities fined Mastercard 570 million euros ($648 million) for obstructing merchants' access to cross-border card-payment services, the European Commission said on Tuesday.

China's big plan to 'ghrerao' India

China's military, the world's largest force, has cut the size of its land-based army by about 50 per cent and significantly boosted its navy and air force as part of an "unprecedented" strategic shift designed to transform the People's Liberation Army (PLA) into a comprehensive modern force.

India will beat China here

India will surpass China to become the second largest oil demand growth centre globally in 2019 on back of buoyant auto fuel and LPG consumption, research and consultancy group Wood Mackenzie said Tuesday.

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