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Indian students in the US at record high

The number of Indian students studying in the US soared by 25% to a record high, figures from 2015-2016 show. The 2016 Open Doors data says Indian students contribute more than $5.5bn (£4.4bn) to the…





FBI Says Takes Threat of US Election Hack ‘Seriously’

The FBI is taking “very seriously” the possibility a foreign country is trying to meddle with America’s electoral process and even influence voting outcomes, the agency’s director James Comey said Thursday. US agencies, companies and…



US university helps slave descendants

A top US university will give extra support in its admissions process to descendants of slaves sold by the university in the 19th Century. In 1838, Georgetown University sold 272 slaves owned by the Washington-based…