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US asks why do ISIS drive Toyotas?.

NEW YORK: Toyota has spoken with US officials about the prominent use of its vehicles by militants in Syria, Iraq and Libya. Toyota trucks are conspicuous in extremist propaganda and are often what carry Islamic State group fighters into war with large ca ...

Obama first US President in 80 years to visit Cuba.

This comes as the two Cold War-era foes are making efforts to normalise their ties, with the U.S. having lifted the sanctions on Cuba. U.S. President Barack Obama is likely to make a historic visit to Cuba next month — the first sitting American pr ...

US judge approves $20 billion settlement for BP oil spill.

This is the largest environmental settlement in history and the payment will have to be made out over 16 years. A federal judge in New Orleans granted final approval on Monday to an estimated $20 billion settlement over the 2010 BP oil spill in the Gulf o ...

Apple is exploring making iPhones in the US: Report.

Apple has asked its primary manufacturing partners, Foxconn and Pegatron, to explore making iPhones in the US, Nikkei reported on Thursday. Foxconn has worked on a plan, according to the report, but Pegatron has not, saying that it would be too expensive. ...

Bush twins write heartfelt letter to Obama sisters.

HOUSTON: In a heartwarming open letter to Sasha and Malia Obama, former first daughters Barbara Bush and Jenna Bush Hager shared a bit of advice to the girls as they join “another rarified club, one of former First Children”. “We have wa ...