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US Senate panel confirms Indian American as federal judge

A key Congressional committee has confirmed the nomination of an Indian American counsel to the key post of US District Court judge for Washington, DC. India-born Amit Privardhan Mehta had been......

All decks cleared for Srinivasan's bid to a top US court

The US Senate judiciary committee's unanimous approval to Srikanth 'Sri' Srinivasan's nomination has ensured his confirmation by Senate to be a slam dunk; and seat on influential DC Appeals Court......

I still believe in the American dream: Oak Creek victim's kin

In a highly emotional yet powerful testimony before a United States Senate Committee on Capitol Hill, Harpreet Singh Saini, the 18-year-old son of one of the victims of the Oak Creek gurudwara......

US lawmakers propose $7.5 bn aid to Pakistan

US Senators Joseph R Biden, Jr (Delaware Democrat), who is chairman of the Foreign Relations Committee, and Richard Lugar (Indiana Republican), the committee's ranking member, unveiled landmark......

CIA apologises for spying on US senators

The chief of the Central Intelligence Agency on Friday apologised for the United States’ spy agency’s surveillance of computers used by lawmakers and their staffers involved in......

USIBC, India Inc to lobby against US Immigration Bill

As the Senate Judiciary Committee began its mark-up of the Gang of Eight’s comprehensive immigration reform legislation, the United States-India Business Council and India Inc -- led by the......

US Senate panel votes for hike in H-1B visas

The Senate Judiciary Committee of the United States has voted to significantly increase the number of H-1B visas for highly skilled foreign workers as part of a controversial Immigration Bill that......

Why Indian IT firms may face bigger US visa hurdle this year

According to experts, while allegations against Indian IT firms of visa misuse are nothing new, this time the scrutiny could be much greater Earlier this month, reports surfaced that two of the......

250 laid-off at Disney, replaced with Indian H1-B workers: Report

Around 250 Disney employees were told in late October last year that they would be laid off and many of their jobs were transferred to immigrants on H1-B visas brought in by an outsourcing firm......

H-1B workers have minimal skills: Infosys whistleblower

H-1B workers replacing Americans have minimal skills and little or no business knowledge, a whistleblower from Indian IT giant Infosys has said and asked lawmakers not to increase the number of......

FIFA scandal takes ugly turn

Ex-South American soccer chief in FIFA scandal under house arrest   The former head of South America's soccer federation was under house arrest on Monday evening, a senior police official......
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Republican Lawmakers Press on Probe of Clinton e-Mails

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Plan to admit more refugees faces stiff opposition in U.S. Congress

WASHINGTON White House plans to allow thousands more refugees into the United States face stiff opposition on Monday in the U.S. Congress, where... ...
John Kerry says United States ready to take more refugees

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Hillary Clinton's emails may be recoverable as server not 'wiped'

The company that managed Hillary Clinton's private email server said it has "no knowledge of the server being wiped", indicating that tens of... ...
Trump attacks Hillary's Indian American aide on email saga

As an email controversy continued to dog Hillary Clinton, Donald Trump accused her top aide of spilling classified secrets to her notorious... ...

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