Free Press Journal
  • After trade war, US tirade against China

    China has openly stated they are actively trying to impact and change our election by attacking our farmers, ranchers and industrial workers because of their loyalty to me.   —Prez Trump.

  • John Kerry

    Trump has insecurity of teenage girl: John Kerry

    He’s the first President who spends more time reading his Twitter likes than his briefing books or the Constitution of the United States. John Kerry, Ex-Secy of State.

  • Prof makes public ‘sex assault’ by Kavanaugh

     Washington : A college professor has gone public for the first time to accuse President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court pick of sexually assaulting her in the 1980s, prompting calls by the opposition to postpone the nomination vote.

  • Americans don’t trust US Prez Trump: Indian-American Congresswoman

     Washington : Americans do not trust US President Donald Trump as they cannot believe he does not know anything about his campaigns’ connection with Russia during the 2016 presidential election, Indian-American Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal has said.

  • New US tariffs on $200-bn China products likely today

    Washington : US President Donald Trump is likely to announce new tariffs on about $200 billion on Chinese imports as early as Monday, a senior administration official said on Saturday.

  • Don’t engage in biz with Iran after Nov 4, warns US

    Washington : The US has warned of having a “fundamentally different set of rules” to deal with the countries continuing to have economic activities with Iran after its sanction against Tehran becomes fully operational on November 4. “Make no mistake about it, come November 4 (and) there will be a fundamentally different set of rules with respect to anyone who deems it necessary to engage in economic activities with the Islamic Republic

  • 7 dead as Florence hits South, North Carolinas

    Washington : At least seven people were killed as hurricane Florence made landfall in the US state of North Carolina, battering the state with a powerful combination of wind and rain. Warnings were issued about the risk of life-threatening flash flooding in parts of North and South Carolina as well as in Virginia.

  • Kavanaugh denies sex misconduct charge

    Washington: US Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh denied an allegation of sexual misconduct when he was in high school, seeking to defuse a potential threat to his confirmation as a handful of key senators remained silent on whether they would vote for him.

  • Florence pounds US East Coast with heavy rain

    Washington : Tens of thousands of homes were without power and sea water was sloshing through the streets as Hurricane Florence began lashing the US East Coast on Friday, bringing powerful winds along with warnings of “life-threatening” storm surge and rainfall.

  • US sanctions on N Korean IT firms in China, Russia

    Washington : The US has imposed sanctions on two North Korean-controlled information technology (IT) companies based in China and Russia, accusing them of moving illicit funds to Pyongyang, the media reported.

  • Gas blasts, fires rock 40 homes in 3 US towns

    Washington : One person was killed after a series of suspected gas explosions and subsequent fires rocked nearly 40 homes and businesses in three US towns, authorities said.

  • Stop purchase of crude oil or face strict action, warns US

    Washington : The US is prepared to take the ‘strongest action’ against countries and entities who are found not complying with the Trump administration’s sanctions on Iran, including reducing to zero the purchase of crude oil from the country, a senior official has told lawmakers.

  • $3L fine on US firm for low wages to H-1B employees

    Washington: A US-based IT staffing company has been asked to pay over $300,000 to its 12 H-1B employees for paying them far below their salary and imposed a pena­lty of over $45,000 for flouting the labour provis­i­ons, amid the Trump admi­n­­i­stration’s crackdown against the abu­se of the visa category popular among Indian professionals.

  • H1-B: Flexibility bill introduced to switch jobs

    Washington: Indian-American Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi has introduced a legislation in the House of Representatives which gives flexibility to H-1B workers to switch jobs and reduces the Green Card backlog by expanding education-based exemptions from per-country caps for H-1B holders.

  • Culture, nation more important in globalised world: RSS leader

     Washington : The relevance of culture and nation is getting more and more important in a globalised world, a top RSS leader has said, emphasising that the key factor for a real globalisation to take place is the universal consciousness of tolerance, mutual respect and acceptance.

  • 1.5 mn to flee homes in Virginia, Carolina as Florence approaches

    Washington : More than 1.5 million people have been asked to evacuate their homes along the Virginia, North and South Carolina coasts as Category 5 storm Hurricane Florence approaches, an official said. It is expected to make landfall in the area later this week, Efe news reported.