WION morning news brief, December 19, 2017

An Amtrak passenger train travelling on a new route for the first time derailed on Monday in Washington state. Photograph:( AFP )

WION Web Team New Delhi, Delhi, India Dec 19, 2017, 03.36 AM (IST)

Gujarat elections: Congress beats BJP in Modi's hometown Vadnagar in Unjha assembly constituency

Rahul Gandhi's charisma clearly won over PM Narendra Modi's hometown Vadnagar which is part of Unjha assembly constituency.  

 

Trump unveils 'America First National Strategy'; welcomes India's emergence as 'global power'

Trump welcomed India's emergence as a "leading global power" and hoped to see the country as a strategic and defence partner. 

 

In pics: Taimur Ali Khan's first birthday to be a family affair

Media's favourite Taimur Ali Khan will be turning one on 20th December. 

 

US vetoes UN resolution on withdrawal of Trump's Jerusalem decision; Nikki Haley furious

Just after the clash at the UN, the White House said US vice president Mike Pence would be delaying his trip to the Middle East which was planned for this week.

 

Amtrak train on new route derails in Washington state, killing at least 3

Thirteen of the train's 14 cars jumped the tracks near the town of DuPont, Washington State