United States

Prosecutor questions validity of Trump’s US$175m civil fraud bond

NEW YORK — Donald Trump’s (picture) $175 million bond to cover a possible civil penalty for fraud is inadequate because…

1 month ago

X owner Musk says opposed to US ban of competitor TikTok

SAN FRANCISCO — Elon Musk on Friday came out against banning TikTok in the United States, even if it would…

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US fines Thailand-based firm US$20m for Iran sanctions violations

WASHINGTON — The United States fined a Thailand-based firm $20 million on Friday for more than 450 possible Iran sanctions…

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US prisoners sue to see April 8 solar eclipse

NEW YORK — Six US prisoners have sued authorities to be allowed to see the year’s biggest astronomic event, a…

2 months ago

Workers set to remove first piece of collapsed US bridge

BALTIMORE — The complex process of clearing the tangled wreckage of the Baltimore bridge that collapsed spectacularly this week was…

2 months ago

US Fed’s inflation fight remains on track despite recent uptick: Powell

WASHINGTON — The recent rise in US inflation hasn’t stalled the Federal Reserve’s ongoing fight against rising prices, Fed chair…

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Nintendo sues company for piracy on ‘colossal scale’

WASHINGTON — “Super Mario” giant Nintendo has filed a lawsuit against a US maker of software that allows video gamers…

3 months ago

Elton John items fetch more than US$20m at New York auction

NEW YORK — From Elton John’s (picture) glasses to a Banksy triptych, a collection of more than 900 items and…

3 months ago

Trump seeks dismissal of classified documents case

WASHINGTON – Lawyers for Donald Trump asked a federal court Thursday to dismiss charges that he illegally removed classified documents…

3 months ago

US cop jailed for 14 months over death of Black man

LOS ANGELES – A white US police officer was sentenced to 14 months in prison Friday over the 2019 death…

5 months ago

How the US presidential election works

WASHINGTON – Americans head to the polls later this year in what will be a closely watched presidential election.  Here…

5 months ago

Alaska Airlines flight makes emergency landing after pressure issue

WASHINGTON – An Alaska Airlines flight with 177 people onboard made an emergency landing in the US state of Oregon…

5 months ago

Rocket carrying American lunar lander arrives at launchpad

CAPE CANAVERAL – Final preparations were underway Friday for the launch of the first American spacecraft to attempt a lunar…

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