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Trump signs bill to end longest US shutdown

Trump announced the deal early on Friday afternoon speech in the Rose Garden. By evening the Senate, and then the House, had passed the plan by voice vote, and both chambers adjourned. Trump’s humbling concession to the new realities of divided government brought the nation’s longest government shutdown to an[Read More…]

Trump made 8,158 false or misleading claims in two years

Trump, Pence give surprise addresses at anti-abortion march

Washington, US President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence surprised thousands of protesters demonstrating against abortion in a march here by making unannounced speeches. Pence and his wife, Karen Pence, strode onstage to the delighted cheers of a roaring crowd during Friday’s “March for Life” rally, carrying anti-abortion posters[Read More…]

Kamala Harris criticises Trump over government shutdown

Kamala Harris criticises Trump over government shutdown

Washington, Democrat Kamala Harris, the first Indian-American to serve in the US Senate, has criticised President Donald Trump over the federal government shutdown and called it a “crisis of the President’s own making”. Harris, in a CNN interview on Wednesday, said the American people deserve better leadership than they are[Read More…]

Trump ramps up pressure on Venezuela's Maduro

Trump ready for US shutdown to last ‘for years’

Washington,  US President Donald Trump has said he is prepared for a partial shutdown of the US government — now entering its third week — to last years. After meeting top Democrats, he also said he could declare a national emergency to bypass Congress and build a US-Mexico border wall,[Read More…]

Trump ramps up pressure on Venezuela's Maduro

US House votes to reopen government, rejects Trump wall money

Washington, The Democrat-controlled US House of Representatives has passed a legislative package aimed at ending the partial government shutdown without paying for President Donald Trump’s border wall, drawing a veto threat from the White House. The first bill passed by the House on Thursday in a 239-192 vote was a[Read More…]

Announcing Withdrawals: Trump is doing what he promised at outset

Announcing Withdrawals: Trump is doing what he promised at outset

With the suddenness of revelation, withdrawal from Syria and “drawdown” from Afghanistan have been announced by Donald Trump. In the past, such announcements were followed up with a tidy pattern: Two steps forward, one step back. But this time debate and hesitation have been foreclosed. Witness the way Defence Secretary[Read More…]

Trump discussed Moscow tower later than previously known: Lawyer

Trump discussed Moscow tower later than previously known: Lawyer

Washington,  Donald Trump’s lawyer Rudy Giuliani has suggested that the US President had spoken with his former attorney Michael Cohen past January 2016 about a Trump Tower in Moscow. In an interview on Sunday, Giuliani referred to Trump’s written responses to Special Counsel Robert Mueller, saying the conversations about the[Read More…]

Trump calls ex-lawyer Cohen a 'rat'

Trump calls ex-lawyer Cohen a ‘rat’

Washington,  President Donald Trump called his former personal lawyer and fixer Michael Cohen – who was sentenced to three years in prison after cooperating with prosecutors in several investigations, including the so-called “Russia probe” – a “rat” on Twitter. “Remember, Michael Cohen only became a ‘Rat’ after the FBI did[Read More…]

Trump names Mulvaney as acting White House chief of staff

Trump names Mulvaney as acting White House chief of staff

Washington, US President Donald Trump on Friday named budget director Mick Mulvaney as acting chief of staff, a week after he announced John Kelly’s scheduled departure. “I am pleased to announce that Mick Mulvaney, Director of the Office of Management & Budget, will be named Acting White House Chief of[Read More…]

Conservative employees 'don't feel safe' expressing opinions: Twitter CEO

What is Twitter Shadow Banning?

Donald Trump slammed Twitter of silencing Republicans on the social media platform. Coining a new term for it, he tweeted, “Twitter ‘SHADOW BANNING’ prominent Republicans. Not good. We will look into this discriminatory and illegal practice at once! Many complaints”. Few Republican leaders had been complaining that their accounts could[Read More…]

Want to pardon Muhammad Ali, says Trump

Washington: US President Donald Trump said on Friday that he is considering a pardon for late boxing legend Muhammad Ali, seemingly unaware of the fact that the former world heavyweight champion does not need one. Ali was convicted in 1967 for refusing to be drafted into the United States military[Read More…]

North Korea's hydrogen bomb test quakes leaders' globally

North Korea suspends nuclear, missile tests

Seoul: North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has announced the immediate suspension of nuclear and missile tests, media reports said on Saturday. “From April 21, North Korea will stop nuclear tests and launches of intercontinental ballistic missiles,” Efe quoted Kim as saying. North Korea will also “shut down a nuclear test[Read More…]

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Trump’s National Security spokesman to leave White House

Washington: National Security Council (NSC) spokesman Michael Anton is planning to depart US President Donald Trump’s administration, White House press secretary Sarah Sanders has announced. “Michael is one of the smartest and most talented individuals I’ve ever worked with — not to mention an amazing chef,” Sanders said Sunday. “He has[Read More…]

Trump administration to impose fresh sanctions against Russia

Trump’s approval rating highest in 11 months: Poll

Washington: US President Donald Trump’s approval rating has rebounded to its highest level since the 100-day mark of his presidency, even as his approval ratings for handling major issues remain largely negative, according to a new CNN poll. Overall, 42 per cent approve of the way Trump is handling the presidency,[Read More…]

Israelis, Palestinians don't want peace: Trump

Israelis, Palestinians don’t want peace: Trump

Washington: US President Donald Trump has declined to give a timeline for releasing Washington’s plan for peace between the Israelis and the Palestinians, saying that neither party was committed to the process, the media reported. “We are going to see what goes on,” Trump told the Israel Hayom daily in an[Read More…]

Trump raises over $100 mn for 2020 re-election

Lives being destroyed by mere allegation: Trump

Washington: US President Donald Trump appeared to side with men accused of domestic abuse or sexual misconduct, saying lives were being “destroyed by a mere allegation” after two White House aides resigned this week amid domestic abuse claims. In a tweet on Saturday, Trump asked whether “due process” was being given[Read More…]

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