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Thursday, 04 February 2016 08:36

Florida declares emergency over Zika spread

The US state of Florida has declared a health emergency over spread of the Zika virus in the United States.
US Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum has ended his campaign for the party’s nomination following disappointing results in the Iowa caucuses.
Thursday, 04 February 2016 08:23

Gun murder rate '25 times higher' in US

Americans are 25 times more likely to be murdered by a gun than people in other developed nations, according to a recent study.
A US drone has crashed near Turkey’s Incirlik air base with officials blaming a mechanical failure for the rare incident.
Wednesday, 03 February 2016 15:21

US senators push for new sanctions against Iran

The US Senate Foreign Relations Committee is pushing for fresh sanctions against Iran over what senators described as Tehran’s aggressive non-nuclear activities.
The United States is determined to counter Russia’s successes in Syria through increased funding for the military campaign against Daesh (ISIL) -- which Moscow has unmasked as a “Western pawn” …
Criminal exonerations in the United States hit a record high last year due to wrongful convictions and an unjust legal system, a new report has found.
Wednesday, 03 February 2016 14:58

Zika infection cases in US rise to 10

Health officials in the US state of Florida have detected two new cases of the Zika virus, bringing the state's number of infections to nine and country’s total to 10.
Russia has imposed a travel ban on five former law-enforcement officials from the United States as a retaliatory measure against Washington for a similar action.
US President Barack Obama will make his first visit to a US mosque as American Muslims are increasingly concerned about the rise in anti-Islamic sentiment in the country.
Wednesday, 03 February 2016 08:08

Georgia executes its oldest death row inmate

The US state of Georgia has executed its oldest death row inmate days before his 73rd birthday after courts rejected his request for stays.
The US House of Representatives has approved a bill aimed at hindering the implementation of Iran’s historical nuclear agreement with the 5+1 group.
Human Rights Watch has published a scathing report criticizing the United States for violating human rights in a variety of areas.
US Republican Senator Ted Cruz has won the Iowa caucuses, beating New York billionaire Donald Trump and Florida Senator Marco Rubio in a tight contest, US media have reported.
The US Department of Justice says it will probe the San Francisco police weeks after law enforcement officers fatally shot a black man, Mario Woods.
At least one person has been killed and several others wounded in a shooting and stabbing melee in the US state of Colorado, a security official says.
A new poll finds that Republican presidential hopeful Donald Trump is the least popular of all his rivals, having the highest unfavorable rating among Americans.
The New York Times has endorsed Hillary Clinton for the Democratic nomination in the US presidential race.
A human rights group has sued the United States government for details of its federal program to fight terrorism in the country.
A young American voter has confronted US presidential candidate Hillary Clinton at the Democratic forum in Iowa, telling her that his friends do not find her trustworthy.