Thursday, March 30, 2017

Obama's defense chief doesn't see big changes in Iraq campaign

WASHINGTON | Wednesday, Mar 29 2017 IST
Ash Carter, who until January was US defense secretary, said today he did not see major changes in the campaign against Islamic State since President Donald Trump took office, amid accusations the US military may be relaxing rules protecting civilians. "I... read..

Trump signs order overhauling Obama's attempts to slow climate change (Lead)

Washington |Wednesday, 2017 2:45:04 AM IST
US President Donald Trump on Tuesday signed an executive order rolling back Obama-era rules aimed at tackling global warming.... read..

Trump to sign order sweeping away Obama-era climate policies

By Valerie Volcovici and Timothy Gardner WASHINGTON | Tuesday, Mar 28 2017 IST
US President Donald Trump will sign an executive order today to undo a slew of Obama-era climate change regulations, a move meant to bolster domestic energy production and create jobs, but environmentalists say the order is dangerous and vow to challenge ... read..

Trump to sign executive order to reverse Obama's climate policies

Washington |Tuesday, 2017 3:45:04 AM IST
US President Donald Trump will sign an executive order on Tuesday aimed at reversing his predecessor's efforts to address climate change, White House spokesman Sean Spicer said on Monday.... read..

Trump to sign executive order undoing Obama's clean power plan

London [U.K.] | March 27, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
United States President Donald Trump on Tuesday will sign an executive order to unveil former president Barack Obama's plan to curb global warming, the head of the Environmental Protection Agency said on Sunday, claiming the move would be "pro-growth and ... read..

Trump hits out at Freedom Caucus, conservatives for nixing ObamaCare overhaul

Washington D. C. [USA] | March 26, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
U.S. President Donald Trump on Sunday criticized conservative Republicans for nixing the party's ObamaCare overhaul plan, saying, "Democrats are smiling" because the conservatives saved the struggling health care law and Planned Parenthood.... read..

Trump promises new healthcare plan once Obamacare 'explodes'

Washington |Sunday, 2017 1:45:05 AM IST
US President Donald Trump promised on Saturday to promote a new healthcare plan once former President Barack Obama's Affordable Care Act "explodes", a day after the Republican bill to replace that plan was withdrawn before it could be put to the vote by t... read..

Democrats 'joyous' after Obamacare victory

Washington |Saturday, 2017 10:45:04 AM IST
US Democrats were joyous after the House of Representatives cancelled a scheduled vote on President Donald Trump's bill to replace Obamacare, the media reported.... read..

'Obamacare's exploding': Trump blames Democrats for health care bill failure

New York [U.S.A.] | March 25, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
In his first statement after pulling the health care bill, United States President Donald Trump leaned hard on the Democrats and said that Obamacare was going to "explode."... read..

US House rules panel clears Trump-backed Obamacare repeal bill for debate

WASHINGTON | Friday, Mar 24 2017 IST
Legislation that would repeal Obamacare and replace it with a more limited healthcare program for the uninsured was cleared for debate and votes today in the US House of Representatives by the House Rules Committee. The legislation, opposed by Democrats, ... read..

Obamacare supporters rally against congressional repeal efforts

By Ian Simpson WASHINGTON | Friday, Mar 24 2017 IST
Supporters of Obamacare staged rallies across the country on Thursday denouncing efforts by President Donald Trump and Republican congressional leaders to repeal the landmark law that has extended medical insurance coverage to some 20 million Americans. H... read..

Trump issues ultimatum: Pass new healthcare or Obamacare stays

New York [U.S.] | March 24, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
In an attempt to break the resistance of House Republicans refusing to pass the health care bill that is taking a toll on his new administration, President Donald Trump has issued an ultimatum.... read..
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