Tag: USA

New York’s legendary columnist Jimmy Breslin dies

Jimmy Breslin, who died Sunday at 88, was a central character of New York journalism, notably with the New York Daily News. Breslin won a Pulitzer Prize for some amazing articles which include his works exposing police harassment in Queens. Of his remarkable works, the most impressive was an interview with[Read More…]

US ‘must be paid more’ to defend Germany: Trump

Soon after the first meeting between German Chancellor Angela Merkel, US President Donald Trump on Saturday, President Trump says that Germany owes “vast sums of money” to NATO and the U.S. According to Trump’s tweets, US”must be paid more” for providing defense, echoing his stance that European allies need to[Read More…]

Trump refuses to shake hand with Angela Merkel

US President Donald Trump has apparently refused to shake German chancellor Angela Merkel’s hand during a joint appearance at the White House. In a video, reporters asked Trump and Merkel to shake hands at the end of the photo op, as is customary during meetings between foreign leaders. Hearing the[Read More…]

Germany increases film funding by 55%

The German government on Wednesday approved a 55% increase in film funding to €150 million ($161 million) in a bold move to grow the local and international film business in Germany. According to reports, Culture secretary Monika Grütters confirmed on Thursday morning during the announcement of the nominations for this[Read More…]

Trump signals deal with Mexico on asylum seekers

Hawaii federal judge blocks Trump’s new travel ban

A federal judge in Hawaii has placed a nationwide hold on the key aspects of US President Donald Trump’s revised travel ban after hearing arguments that the executive order discriminates on the basis of nationality. The executive order was put on hold just hours before the new restrictions were to[Read More…]

US becoming a Muslim-unfriendly country: Survey

Racist video aimed at Indians surfaces on Internet

Days after the report of hate crimes against Indians, an anti-immigration website that features the video and photo of Indian families chilling in Ohio has Indian communities across the US worried. A report titled “Ohio – A Journey to Indian Park”, and an accompanying video, has been posted in the[Read More…]

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