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Trump says Fed rate hikes held back US,

Washington, Mar 30 (Sputnik/UNI) US President Donald Trump in a statement said that the US economy as well as domestic and global markets would be much higher and better off if the Federal Reserve (Fed) had not raised interest rates since he came into office.

Trump says US ‘Doing Well’ in trade

Washington, Mar 29 (Sputnik/UNI) US President Donald Trump told reporters that the United States is doing well in ongoing trade negotiations with China.

Missing Chinese student found in good he

Toronto, Mar 27 (IBNS): Chinese student Wanzhen Lu, who is believed to have been kidnapped near Toronto, has been found in a good health in Canada, media reports said.

Author Barry Brown's book examines histo

IBNS Canada correspondent Asha Bajaj recently interacted with Barry Brown, the author of  "Humanity: The World Before Religion, War & Inequality". IBNS brings excerpts of the interaction


Woman who sheltered Edward Snowden grant

Ottawa, Mar 26 (IBNS): A woman, who sheltered former Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) contractor Edward Snowden in Hong Kong after his leaks exposed US global surveillance programs, has been granted asylum in Canada, media reports said.

Trump lawyer calls for investigation int

Moscow, Mar 25 (Sputnik/UNI) The US president’s lawyer Rudy Giuliani called to probe where claims of the Donald Trump camp’s collusion with Russia originated, after a similar proposal from Trump.

US: Fire breaks out in California mosque

California, Mar 25 (IBNS): Police have started investigating the fire incident at a California mosque as an arson and a possible hate crime after a note was discovered that mentioned the recent shootings at two New Zealand mosques which left over 40 people killed, media reports said.

Refinery fire causes largest daily gas p

Los Angeles, Mar 24 (Xinhua) The average price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline in Los Angeles rose over 4 cents Saturday. Business insiders said the largest daily price hike in three years was cause by a massive fire incident at a nearby refinery.

San Francisco shooting: One killed, 3 in

San Francisco, Mar 24 (UNI): One person was killed while another three sustained apparent gunshot wounds as a result of a shooting that took place in Fillmore neighbourhood of the western US, here, local media reported on Sunday.

Pompeo, NATO chief talk over phone on FM

Washington, Mar 23 (Xinhua/UNI) US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has talked with the head of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), Jens Stoltenberg, over the phone to discuss plans of an upcoming meeting of NATO foreign ministers and Stoltenberg's address to the US Congress, the US State Department said on Friday.

SDF declares victory over Islamic state

Damascus, Mar 23 (UNI): US-backed fighters in Syria's east on Saturday declared their final victory over Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), ending a four-year battle against the group that once held territory spanning a third of Syria and Iraq.

US state department says Maduro to face

Washington, Mar 22 (Sputnik) Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro’s government will face consequences if it continues arresting members of the opposition including staff of self-proclaimed interim president Juan Guaido, a US State Department spokesperson told Sputnik.

Pompeo, Netanyahu make historic visit to

Washington, Mar 22 (Sputnik/UNI) US Secretary of State Michael Pompeo while accompanied by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu made a historic visit to the Western Wall in Jerusalem.

US to unveil details of Trump's mideast

Moscow, Mar 22 (Sputnik/UNI) The United States will soon unveil the details of US President Donald Trump's "deal of the century" that aimed to solve the long-standing conflict between Palestine and Israel, US State Secretary Mike Pompeo said.

Trump signs executive order to protect f

Washington, March 22 (Sputnik/UNI) US President Donald Trump signed an executive order on Thursday to ensure that American colleges and universities protect free speech on their campuses.

US imposes new N. Korea sanctions on two

Washington, Mar 21 (Sputnik/UNI) The United States designated two Chinese-based shipping companies for violating North Korea sanctions, the US Department of the Treasury said in a statement on Thursday.

US sentences Australian for exporting el

Washington, Mar 21 (Sputnik/UNI) An Australian man has been sentenced to two years in prison for illegally exporting electronics to Iran without a license, the US Justice Department said in a press release on Thursday.

2019 Federal budget fails indigenous wom

Toronto, Mar 21 (IBNS):  Francyne Joe, Native Women's Association of Canada (NWAC) president  has denounced Federal government's 2019 budget as it did not include any dedicated funding for NWAC, media reports said.

Canada: Hindus embrace Jewish writer's r

Toronto, Mar 18 (IBNS): Toronto’s Hindu community is embracing the work of a Jewish writer whose research shows the Biblical Hebrew people came to the Middle East from Ancient India.

Canada PM Justin Trudeau grieves losses

Ottawa, Mar 16 (IBNS): Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has grieved the losses of lives in the Christchurch mosques attack, which killed 49 people.

US job openings remain almost flat in Ja

Houston, Mar 16 (Xinhua) The number of job openings in the United States was little changed at 7.6 million on the last business day of January, the US Department of Labor said Friday.

Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina condemns Chr

Dhaka, Mar 15 (IBNS): Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Friday condemned the attacks on two churches in New Zealand's Christchurch city which left 49 people killed.

Former Trump adviser Banks says sees no

Washington, Mar 15 (Sputnik/UNI) David Banks, former adviser to US presidents Donald Trump and George W. Bush, told Sputnik that he did not believe that any long-term trade agreement between the United States and China would come to pass.

Trump questions Britain's handling of Br

Washington, Mar 15 (Xinhua/UNI) US President Donald Trump on Thursday questioned Britain's handling of the Brexit while voicing his anticipation of a big trade deal with the country in the future.

United States: UN human rights office we

New York, Mar 15 (IBNS): The UN human rights office (OHCHR) has welcomed the signing of an executive order by the Governor of California, in the United States, to impose a moratorium on carrying out the death penalty, which grants a reprieve to 737 inmates, up to end of his term in office.

Ontario to promote education support for

Ottawa, Mar 14 (IBNS): The Ontario government is promoting existing programs and supports for educators to ensure students with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) feel safe and supported in their classrooms, media reports said.

Canada to update and modernize its Offic

Ottawa, Mar 14 (IBNS): In celebration of the 50th anniversary of its Official Languages Act, Canada has initiated a review of the Act after its announcement in June 2018  to modernize it, media reports said.

USA grounds Boeing 737 Max after FAA fin

Washington, Mar 13 (Sputnik/IBNS) The United States' investigation into two deadly air accidents involving Boeing 737 Max aircraft has discovered "some similarities" that led to a temporary grounding of the entire 737 Max fleet, the US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) said in its emergency order on Wednesday. The move follows the grounding of the aircraft type by several countries, including India, after the Ethiopian Airlines accident killing 157 passengers.

Saudi Arabia fails to provide details of

Washington, Mar 13 (Sputnik/IBNS) Saudi Arabia has not provided pertinent details of its investigation into last year's killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi in Istanbul, the State Department said on Wednesday in its annual Country Reports on Human Rights Practices.

California governor to halt executions

San Francisco, Mar 13 (UNI) California Governor Gavin Newsom will announce a moratorium on executions and a temporary reprieve for all 737 inmates on death row in the state.

US says "meaningful progress" made in ta

Washington, Mar 12 (Xinhua/UNI): The United States and Taliban wrapped up their talks in Doha, the capital city of Qatar, with "meaningful progress" made, said the US State Department on Tuesday.

US House of Representatives passes 3 Ant

Washington, Mar 13 (Sputnik/UNI): The House of Representatives passed three anti-Russian bills requiring US intelligence to conduct assessments of the Russian government’s plans, examine corruption among Russian authorities and outlaw the US recognition of Crimea as a part of Russia, the texts of the documents said.

US has every intention of driving Irania

Houston, Mar 13 (Sputnik/UNI) The United States is intent on driving Iran's oil exports to zero as quickly as possible, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said during remarks at a CERAWeek energy conference.

US authorities uncover "largest college

Washington, Mar 13 (Xinhua/UNI) US federal prosecutors on Tuesday charged nearly 50 people in a scam where the wealthy paid to have their children admitted to elite schools.

US senator seeks grounding of 738 Max 8

Washington, Mar 12 (Sputnik/UNI): The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) needs to temporarily halt all US flights of Boeing 737 Max 8 airplane during an investigation of two recent crashes, including Sunday’s Ethiopian Airlines crash that killed 157 people, Senator Mitt Romney said in a statement on Tuesday.

Ontario witnesses increase in employment

Toronto, Mar 12 (IBNS): An increase in Ontario's employment by 36,900 jobs in February has been announced by Statistics Canada.

Canada’s scientific research and colla

Ottawa, Mar 12 (IBNS): Jonathan Wilkinson, Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard on March 8 announced that Canada would be providing $2.9 million in funding to three Canadian universities for scientific research on conservation of endangered whale populations, media reports said. 

Donald Trump says permanent daylight sav

Washington, Mar 12 (Xinhua/UNI): U.S. President Donald Trump said Monday that he would be fine with a permanent daylight saving time, ending an annual ritual of changing clocks twice a year.

US state department expresses condolence

Moscow, Mar 11 (Sputnik/UNI): The US Department of State expressed condolences in connection with the Sunday crash of the Boeing 737 aircraft in Ethiopia.

US 'advices' citizens not to visit Kashm

United States, Mar 10 (UNI) The United States issued a travel advisory for its citizens visiting India due to increased risk of 'terrorism' in Jammu and Kashmir and the prevailing tension in the country, an official statement said.

Canada court dismisses SNC-Lavalin's bid

Ottawa, Mar 9 (Xinhua) The Federal Court of Canada on Friday dismissed a request by SNC-Lavalin to review a federal prosecutor's decision declining to settle criminal charges against the company out of court.

Trump to nominate former congressman as

Washington, Mar 8 (Xinhua/UNI): U.S. President Donald Trump intends to nominate John Linder, a former congressman from Georgia, as U.S. ambassador to the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), the White House said on Friday.

Donald Trump to meet Brazil's Bolsonaro

Washington (Xinhua/UNI): US President Donald Trump will meet with Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro in the White House on March 19, the White House said Friday in a statement.

US sanctions on Zimbabwe illegal, Will c

Moscow, Mar 8 (Sputnik/UNI) Sanctions renewed by the United States on Zimbabwe are illegal, and will prevent Zimbabwe from receiving financial support from multinational financial institutions, Dickson Dzora, the director for administration at ruling Zimbabwean ZANU PF party told Sputnik on Friday.

US President Donald Trump’s ex-campaig

Washington, Mar 8 (UNI/IBNS): Former Chairman of Donald Trump’s campaign Paul Manafort was sentenced for nearly four years by a US judge for bank and tax fraud uncovered during Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russia’s role in the 2016 election. 

Trump, Czech Prime Minister discuss need

Washington, Mar 8 (Sputnik/UNI) US President Donald Trump and Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babis during a meeting in Washington discussed security cooperation and the need to protect telecommunications networks, the White House said in a press release.

Cohen sues Trump organization for $3.8Ml

New York, Mar 7 (Sputnik/UNI) US President Donald Trump's former attorney Michael Cohen has filed a lawsuit against the Trump Organization in an attempt to recover some $3.8 million in unpaid legal fees and costs, court documents showed on Thursday.

Bank of Canada keeps interest rate uncha

Ottawa, Mar 7 (Xinhua) Canada's central bank on Wednesday kept its benchmark interest rate unchanged at 1.75 per cent and pointed to "increased uncertainty" about the timing of future rate hikes.

Nearly 4 million North Koreans in urgent

New York, Mar 7 (UNI): The UN is calling for some $120 million to provide life-saving humanitarian aid, desperately needed by 3.8 million North Koreans, as it releases its 2019 Needs and Priorities Plan for the country.

Pompeo discusses Syria with UK, French c

Washington, Mar 6 (Sputnik/UNI): US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in calls with his French and British counterparts on Tuesday discussed the international coalition's progress in the fight against the Islamic State terror group (banned in Russia) in Syria and Iraq, US Department of State spokesperson Robert Palladino said in news release.

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