US 'won't tolerate' China's ban on Micron chips, commerce secretary says
China's cyberspace regulator said on May 21 that Micron, the biggest US memory chip maker, had failed its network security review and that it would block operators of key infrastructure from buying from the company, prompting it to predict a revenue reduction
US lawmaker introduces bill to declare Diwali a federal holiday
Recently, the Pennsylvania State Senate passed a bill to recognize Diwali as an official holiday, Nikil Saval, a member of the Pennsylvania State Senate announced in a tweet
US and China commerce, trade chiefs confirmed to meet in Washington
The meeting will take place in Washington, making it the first cabinet-level encounter in the US capital between American and Chinese officials from the Biden administration
US, allies accused of 'disinformation campaign' by China over hacking claims
The US and its Five Eyes security alliance allies – Australia, Canada, New Zealand, and the United Kingdom – reiterated the assertions, which Beijing disputed on Thursday
South Korea, US troops to hold massive live-fire drills near North Korean border
The US-South Korean firing exercises, called 'the combined annihilation firepower drills', would be the biggest of their kind
United States approves $285 million sale of NASAMS air defense system, equipment to Ukraine
The US Defence Security Cooperation Agency issued a statement saying that Ukraine urgently needs to improve its ability to fight against missile and aircraft attacks from Russia
US announces Bangladesh-specific visa policy to promote democratic elections
According to this policy, the US would be allowed to prohibit visa issuance for any Bangladeshi citizen judged to be responsible for, or complicit in, damaging Bangladesh's democratic election process
THESE are the world’s most miserable countries (some may surprise you)
Unemployment and inflation are plaguing the world. According to an annual misery index, Zimbabwe is the most miserable country because of the high cost of living. Happiness is elusive in Venezuela, Lebanon, Syria, and Sudan
US slaps additional sanctions on North Korea over 'malicious cyber activity'
North Korean hackers rose to prominence in 2014 with their alleged role in the hack of Sony Pictures in retaliation for the release of a satirical movie, 'The Interview', that made fun of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un
Russia intercepts two US Air Force strategic bombers flying over Baltic Sea
According to the statement, the army stopped the border from being crossed, and 'the flight of the Russian fighter was carried out in strict accordance with international rules for the use of airspace'
Explained: How a US debt default would affect the global economy
The repercussions of a first-ever default on the US federal debt would quickly reverberate around the world. Experts say that 'no corner of the global economy would be spared'
US, Papua New Guinea sign new defence cooperation agreement
Washington and its allies are seeking to deter Pacific island nations from forming security ties with China, a rising concern amid tensions over Taiwan, which Beijing considers its territory
Markets rise ahead of US debt discussions between President Joe Biden, congressional leaders
Asia fared a little better Monday, though markets fluctuated as investors awaited solid signs of a compromise out of Washington
This US restaurant is gearing up to sell 'priciest' cheeseburger for over Rs 57,000
The cheeseburger will be made with a long list of exotic ingredients and will be served with an ounce-pour of Louis XIII cognac.
Walmart to source toys, shoes, bicycles from India under export expansion plans
Earlier this month, Walmart Inc President and CEO Doug McMillon reaffirmed its commitment during his visit to India and said that India's unique ecosystem of suppliers will help the company in achieving its goal of exporting goods worth $10 billion from the country annually by 2027
Uneasy peace in Sudan as army, paramilitary RSF sign seven-day ceasefire
Air strikes were reported on Saturday by eyewitnesses in southern Omdurman and northern Bahri, the two cities that lie across the Nile from Khartoum, forming Sudan's 'triple capital'
New York local body accused of promising money to homeless men, create anti-migrant rumours
This situation has further strained tensions between New York City and the area, as a temporary restraining order was recently issued by a New York state Supreme Court judge, blocking Mayor Eric Adams from relocating asylum seekers to Orange County
G7 tightens sanctions against Russia: Will they be effective?
The US and other G7 nations rolled out a new wave of global sanctions against Russia over its invasion of Ukraine. The allied nations are aiming at sectors like architecture, and transportation; and hundreds of people and firms who are helping Moscow to evade existing sanctions
Which countries are skipping the G20 meet in Kashmir?
The third G20 Tourism Working Group meeting is being hosted by India in Srinagar on 22-24 May. This is J&K's first significant international event since losing its special status in 2019. While Saudi Arabia and Egypt have not yet registered, China and Turkey have chosen to skip the event
The US to provide F-16s to Ukraine. How a 'no' turned into a 'yes'
Ukraine has long begged for the sophisticated fighter to give it a combat edge as it battles Russia's invasion, now in its second year. The US has once again buckled under pressure from European allies and Ukraine's leaders and agreed to provide F-16s to the war effort