Thursday, April 18, 2019

Trump vetoes resolution to end US role in Yemen war

Washington |Wednesday, 2019 6:45:05 PM IST
US President Donald Trump has vetoed a resolution passed by Congress to end support for the Saudi-led war in Yemen, describing the congressional measure as an "unnecessary" and "dangerous" attempt to weaken his constitutional powers.... read..

US-N Korea talks could resume during Trump's Japan visits

Asia | April 17, 2019 11:41:45 PM IST
US President Donald Trump's upcoming visits to Japan in the next two months could lead to the resumption of negotiations between the US and North Korea on Pyongyang's denuclearisation process, said a special adviser to South Korean President Moon Jae-in o... read..

Trump, Sanders emerge top fundraisers in US race

New York |Wednesday, 2019 2:15:05 AM IST
The two aspirants for the party nominations for the 2020 presidential elections from the two extreme ends of the electoral spectrum, US President Donald Trump and self-described socialist Bernie Sanders, are leading the race in poll fund-raising.... read..

Trump vetoes resolution aimed at ending US role in Yemen

US | April 17, 2019 9:11:51 AM IST
Issuing the second veto of his tenure, US President Donald Trump on Tuesday rejected a Congress resolution to end US involvement in the Yemen war.... read..

Will give Tiger Woods Presidential Medal of Freedom: Trump

Washington |Tuesday, 2019 4:45:05 PM IST
A day after ace golfer Tiger Woods won his fifth Masters title and 15th major tournament in a rousing resurrection of his career, US President Donald Trump said that he would give him the Presidential Medal of Freedom.... read..

Don't release tax returns: Trump lawyer to Treasury

Washington |Tuesday, 2019 4:45:05 PM IST
Donald Trumps personal lawyer urged the Treasury Department not to hand over the US President's tax returns to House Democrats, warning that releasing the documents to lawmakers he accused of having a "radical view of unchecked congressional power" would ... read..

Pulitzer Prizes focus on Trump finances coverage (Lead)

New York |Tuesday, 2019 3:45:05 PM IST
Pulitzer Prizes were awarded to news organisations that uncovered instances of malfeasance and outright fraud in US President Donald Trumps financial past, recognising journalists perseverance in the face of his ever-sharper attacks on a free press.... read..

Trump recommends Boeing to 'rebrand' 737 MAX planes

Washington |Tuesday, 2019 2:15:05 PM IST
US President Donald Trump has publicly recommended Boeing to "rebrand" its troubled 737 Max planes after two fatal crashes led to the indefinite global grounding of the model and widespread criticism against the company.... read..

Trump's plan of sending immigrants to sanctuary cities under review: White House

US | April 15, 2019 7:11:45 AM IST
US President Donald Trump's possible plan of sending undocumented immigrants to sanctuary cities is undergoing a "complete and thorough review," according to White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders.... read..

If I were Boeing, I would fix 737 MAX, rebrand with a new name: Trump

US | April 15, 2019 7:41:44 PM IST
US President Donald Trump in an early morning tweet on Monday lashed out at Boeing 737 Max, saying the aircraft should be improved with unspecified new features and given a new name.... read..

Trump's re-election campaign raised more than $30mn

Washington |Monday, 2019 2:15:06 PM IST
US President Donald Trump's re-election campaign has raised more than $30 million in the first fundraising quarter of 2019, a top official has confirmed... read..

New York exhibition showcases 1,000 Trump objects

New York |Monday, 2019 4:15:05 PM IST
An exhibition in New York's upscale Meatpacking district is showcasing more than 1,000 objects related to US President Donald Trump, the media reported.... read..

'Hard' deadline set to release Trump tax returns

Washington |Sunday, 2019 5:15:05 PM IST
House Democrats have issued Donald Trump's administration a "hard" deadline of April 23 to turn over the President's tax returns, pushing back against Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin's scepticism over their request for the private records.... read..

US will win 5G race: Trump

Washington |Saturday, 2019 1:15:05 PM IST
US President Donald Trump has said that the US government will free up wireless spectrum and build better infrastructure to take a leadership in 5G, the next-generation wireless network.... read..

Trump agrees 3rd summit with North Korea will be 'good'

US | April 13, 2019 11:11:47 PM IST
President Donald Trump on Saturday said that he agreed with recent comments by North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on a possible third summit between the two.... read..

Chinese woman arrested at Trump's resort indicted

Washington |Saturday, 2019 9:15:05 PM IST
A Chinese woman who was detained at US President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago golf resort in Florida has been indicted for unlawful entry of restricted buildings and for making false statements to officials.... read..

Trump plans to move illegal migrants to 'sanctuary cities'

Washington |Saturday, 2019 12:15:05 PM IST
US President Donald Trump has threatened to release detained undocumented immigrants into so-called sanctuary cities, while blaming the country's immigration laws on Democrats.... read..

Want to keep sanctions on N Korea: Trump

US | April 12, 2019 2:41:44 AM IST
US President Donald Trump on Thursday (local time) said that he wanted to retain the sanctions imposed on North Korea while he worked towards getting the denuclearisation talks back in track with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un.... read..

Trump backs Barr's remark on 'spying' in his 2016 campaign

US | April 12, 2019 2:41:45 AM IST
US President Donald Trump on Thursday (local time) backed Attorney General William Barr's comments on possible "spying" into his campaign in 2016, saying it was "absolutely true" that there was "unprecedented" snooping.... read..

Trump open to third meeting with N.Korea (Lead)

Washington |Friday, 2019 6:45:05 PM IST
US President Donald Trump has said he would be open to a third summit meeting with North Koreas Kim Jong-un, suggesting that he was keen to revive a high-stakes engagement that was abruptly suspended after the two leaders failed to strike a nuclear disarm... read..

Trump to visit Normandy for 75th D-Day anniversary

Washington |Friday, 2019 7:15:05 PM IST
US President Donald Trump has announced he will visit Normandy, France, in June to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the D-Day invasion.... read..

Trump withdraws nomination for top South Asia official

New York |Friday, 2019 3:15:05 PM IST
US President Donald Trump has suddenly withdrawn the nomination of Robert Williams to be the Assistant Secretary of State for South Asian Affairs.... read..

North Korea sanctions to remain in place: Trump

Washington |Friday, 2019 11:15:05 AM IST
US President Donald Trump has said that the sanctions on North Korea will remain in place. However, he deemed it unnecessary to increase them further.... read..

Trump says 'a very, very large trade deal' reached with South Korea

US | April 12, 2019 10:41:48 AM IST
US President Donald Trump on Thursday said that Washington has signed a "new and very, very large" trade deal with Seoul.... read..

Trump says third meeting with Kim Jong-un possible

Washington |Friday, 2019 9:15:05 AM IST
US President Donald Trump said that it was possible for him to hold a third meeting with North Korea's top leader, Kim Jong-un.... read..

Trump's sister retires as judge to avoid fraud probe

Washington |Friday, 2019 6:45:05 PM IST
US President Donald Trump's older sister, Maryanne Trump Barry, has retired as a federal appellate judge, ending an investigation into alleged tax misconduct by the Trump family.... read..

Moon Jae-in reaches US to meet Donald Trump

US | April 11, 2019 12:11:44 PM IST
South Korean President Moon Jae-in reached the United States on Wednesday (local time) to hold talks with President Donald Trump to discuss Washington and Pyongyang stalled diplomatic talks.... read..

'Spying' took place in Trump's campaign, says Barr

US | April 11, 2019 6:41:42 AM IST
US Attorney General William Barr on Wednesday (local time) said that he was looking into FBI's efforts to probe US President Donald Trump's campaign members before the 2016 presidential election, adding that he believes "spying" took place.... read..

Congressional Democrats' fresh push against Trump travel ban

Washington |Thursday, 2019 3:45:05 PM IST
Congressional Democrats are making a fresh push to repeal US President Donald Trump's travel ban that predominantly targets Muslim-majority countries, the media reported.... read..

Mueller probe was an attempted coup: Trump

Washington |Thursday, 2019 8:45:05 AM IST
US President Donald Trump said that the probe into Russian interference in the 2016 election headed by Special Counsel Robert Mueller was an attempted coup d'etat, adding that he would like the Department of Justice to investigate his claim.... read..

Moon to meet Trump on stalled N. Korea dialogue

Washington |Thursday, 2019 6:15:05 PM IST
South Korean President Moon Jae-in is in the US for talks with his American counterpart Donald Trump that will focus on ways to bring North Korea back to the dialogue table over denuclearization.... read..

Treasury declines request for Trump's tax returns

Washington |Thursday, 2019 4:45:05 PM IST
The US Treasury Department said that it would not immediately comply with a congressional request to hand over President Donald Trump's tax returns.... read..

US AG Barr claims FBI spied on Trump campaign

New York |Thursday, 2019 4:45:05 PM IST
US Attorney General William Barr has delivered a counter-punch to the Democrats with the explosive assertion that he thought the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) had spied on President Donald Trump's election campaign.... read..
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