News brief: Big stories of the day

WION Web Team New Delhi, Delhi, India Mar 30, 2019, 09.04 AM(IST)

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India, US underline 'meaningful and irreversible action' from Pakistan against terror, terrorist groups

India and United States on Friday underlined the need for Pakistan to take meaningful, irreversible and verifiable action against terrorists and terror groups operating from its soil.

Robert Mueller report to be released by mid-April: Attorney general

The US attorney general said Friday that he will release a redacted version by mid-April of the report on the two-year Russia election meddling probe, which had cast a cloud over Donald Trump's presidency.

Ex-lawmaker says Joe Biden inappropriately touched her in 2014

Joe Biden, who is leading polls for the Democratic presidential nomination, on Friday faced a misconduct accusation by a Nevada ex-lawmaker claiming the then-vice president inappropriately kissed her before a campaign event.

Caracas and other major Venezuelan cities hit by new blackout

A new blackout hit Caracas and other major Venezuelan cities on Friday, the third major electricity outage in the crisis-plagued country this month.

US didn't spy on India's ASAT test: Pentagon

The Pentagon has strongly denied the reports that the US spied on India's anti-satellite (ASAT) missile test by sending a reconnaissance aircraft from its base in Diego Garcia in the Indian Ocean to monitor the development.