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Trump threatens additional $200bn in tariffs on China

Washington | Tuesday, Jun 19 2018 IST
US President Donald Trump has threatened to impose tariffs on an additional $200bn (£151bn) of Chinese goods in a growing trade row, said a BBC News report on Tuesday. Mr Trump said the 10 per cent tariffs would come into effect if China "refuses to chan... read..
 

Intel has paths around Trump's China tariffs, analysts say

By Stephen Nellis Undated | Tuesday, Jun 19 2018 IST
Intel Corp, the world's biggest chipmaker by revenue and a prominent U.S. manufacturer, could avoid the most severe effects of a new list of Chinese tariffs proposed by U.S. President Donald Trump by shifting its production among its facilities, analysts ... read..
 

Trump ratchets up China trade conflict with fresh tariff threat

By Eric Beech and Tony Munroe WASHINGTON/BEIJING | Tuesday, Jun 19 2018 IST
U.S. President Donald Trump threatened to impose a 10 percent tariff on $200 billion of Chinese goods, prompting a swift warning from Beijing of retaliation, as the trade conflict between the world's two biggest economies quickly escalated. Trump's latest... read..
 

Trump fan disrupts Robert De Niro's play

New York, [USA] | June 19, 2018 1:11:40 PM IST
In response to Robert De Niro's "F**K Trump" comment in June 10, a supporter of the US President created a scene as he flashed a Trump 2020 "Keep America Great" banner and stood near the stage during a Broadway musical on Saturday.... read..
 

Crisis-plagued Pyongyang university seeks revival after Trump-Kim summit

By Ju-min Park SEOUL | Tuesday, Jun 19 2018 IST
When the only private university in North Korea held a commencement in March, the school's American president wasn't there, blocked by Washington's ban on travel to the country. Now, with the United States and North Korea reshaping relations between the t... read..
 

U.S. Senate passes defense bill, battle looms with Trump over China's ZTE

By Patricia Zengerle and Mike Stone WASHINGTON | Tuesday, Jun 19 2018 IST
The U.S. Senate passed a $716 billion defense policy bill on Monday, backing President Donald Trump's call for a bigger, stronger military but setting up a potential battle with the White House over Chinese telecommunications firm ZTE Corp. The Republican... read..
 

Trump threatens additional $200bn tariff on Chinese goods

Washington |Tuesday, 2018 7:45:09 AM IST
US President Donald Trump has threatened to levy a 10 per cent tariff on $200bn of Chinese goods in a tit-for-tat trade row with Beijing.... read..
 

Trump orders creation of 'Space Force'

Washington |Tuesday, 2018 9:15:08 AM IST
US President Donald Trump has ordered the creation of a "Space Force", saying it would be "separate but equal" from the Air Force, the media reported.... read..
 

title="ZTE shares plunge after Senate bill passage sets up battle with Trump" data-text="ZTE shares plunge after Senate bill passage sets up battle with Trump" dir="auto" class="headline">ZTE shares plunge after Senate bill passage sets up battle with Trump

HONG KONG | Tuesday, Jun 19 2018 IST
Shares of ZTE Corp plunged on Tuesday after the U.S. Senate's passage of a defense bill set up a potential battle with the White House over whether the Chinese telecoms firm can resume business with its U.S. suppliers. This year, the Senate included an am... read..
 

Trump threatens to hit China with new tariffs on $200 bln in goods

WASHINGTON | Tuesday, Jun 19 2018 IST
U.S. President Donald Trump threatened on Monday to impose a 10 percent tariff on $200 billion of Chinese goods, escalating a tit-for-tat trade war with Beijing. In a statement, Trump said he had asked the U.S. trade representative to identify the Chinese... read..
 

Asia stocks slide to 4-month low as Trump threatens more China tariffs

By Shinichi Saoshiro TOKYO | Tuesday, Jun 19 2018 IST
A sell-off in Chinese stocks drove Asian equities to a four-month low on Tuesday as US President Donald Trump threatened new tariffs on Chinese goods in an escalating tit-for-tat trade war between the world's two biggest economies. Trump warned on Monday ... read..
 

Facing flak back home, Trump attacks Merkel's migration policy

Washington |Tuesday, 2018 4:15:04 AM IST
US President Donald Trump has attacked the German government's approach to immigration, as he comes under pressure over his own crackdown on migrants.... read..
 

Trump escalates China trade war, threatens tariffs worth $200bn (Lead)

Washington |Tuesday, 2018 11:15:05 AM IST
US President Donald Trump has threatened to impose tariffs on an additional $200 billion worth of Chinese goods shipped to Washington unless Beijing agrees to a host of sweeping trade concessions, media reports said.... read..
 

Trump targets FBI's Peter Strzok, James Comey

Washington D.C. [United States] | June 18, 2018 9:41:29 AM IST
United States President Donald Trump, yet again has taken aim at Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI).... read..
 

Trump: U.S. will not be 'migrant camp'

WASHINGTON | Monday, Jun 18 2018 IST
U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday the United States would not be a "migrant camp," as he blamed Democrats for not coming to the table to negotiate immigration legislation. "The United States will not be a migrant camp," he said as he opened a me... read..
 

Melania Trump speaks against border child separations (Lead)

Washington |Monday, 2018 12:15:07 PM IST
US First Lady Melania Trump has spoken against a controversial administration policy that separates immigrant parents from their children at the Mexico border, media reports said.... read..
 

Melania calls for end to Trump's family separation policy

Washington |Monday, 2018 3:45:04 AM IST
US First Lady Melania Trump has called for an end to the policy of separating parents and children illegally entering the country from Mexico.... read..
 

Melania Trump 'hates to see' families separated at border

Washington D.C. [United States] | June 18, 2018 6:11:28 AM IST
United States first lady Melania Trump on Sunday, while weighing on immigration crisis taking place at America's borders, said she "hates to see children separated from their families."... read..
 

US child migrants: First ladies speak out on Trump separation policy

Washington | Monday, Jun 18 2018 IST
The former US First Lady Laura Bush has condemned a controversial policy that splits up families who illegally enter the country, according to a BBC News report on Monday. Writing in the Washington Post, she describes the separation of children from their... read..
 

Trump defends 'zero-tolerance' border policy

Washington DC [USA] | June 18, 2018 10:41:44 PM IST
United States President Donald Trump on Sunday defended his policy of separating children from their families illegally crossing the southern US-Mexico border.... read..
 

Trump blasts migration in Europe as causing "culture" change

WASHINGTON | Monday, Jun 18 2018 IST
US President Donald Trump on Monday blamed migrants in Europe for what he inaccurately described as a rise in crime in Germany and for violently changing the culture, adding that what was happening with immigration there presented a similar threats to the... read..
 

End monstrous migrant policies: Ex-ethics chief to Trump

Washington |Monday, 2018 2:45:05 PM IST
Former federal ethics chief Walter Shaub has called on US President Donald Trump to end his migrant policies at the US border, referring to them as "monstrous".... read..
 

Democrats, activists rally against Trump's family separation policy

By Joseph Ax ELIZABETH | Monday, Jun 18 2018 IST
Democratic lawmakers joined protesters outside immigration detention facilities in New Jersey and Texas on Sunday for Father's Day demonstrations against the Trump administration's practice of separating children from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico bord... read..
 

N Korea media focuses on international relations after Trump-Kim meet

Seoul [South Korea] | June 17, 2018 11:41:28 AM IST
North Korean state media underscored principles of mutual respect and sovereignty in international relations on June 16.... read..
 

Trump's consumer watchdog pick draws criticism from left and right

By Jeff Mason and Michelle Price WASHINGTON | Sunday, Jun 17 2018 IST
The White House said on Saturday that President Donald Trump will pick Kathy Kraninger, an Office of Management and Budget (OMB) official, to head the U.S. consumer watchdog, drawing criticism from consumer advocates and dividing conservatives. Kraninge... read..
 

Higher industrial output, Kim-Trump meet lift equity indices (Market Review)

Mumbai |Saturday, 2018 4:45:05 PM IST
Healthy industrial production data and an encouraging geo-political scenario aided the key Indian equity indices to rise for the fourth consecutive week.... read..
 

Trump defends relationship with G7 leaders

Washington |Saturday, 2018 3:15:04 PM IST
US President Donald Trump has said that his relationship with the rest of the G7 leaders is good as he accused the media of not telling the truth about the summit in Canada.... read..
 

Trump's newfound affinity for Kim making Americans safer

Washington |Saturday, 2018 8:45:05 AM IST
US President Donald Trump his defended his warm praise of Kim Jong-un, saying his newfound affinity for the North Korean dictator was making Americans safer.... read..
 

Trump, Melania wish Muslims on Eid

Washington |Saturday, 2018 2:15:04 PM IST
US President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania have extended Eid greetings to Muslims around the world.... read..
 

Now, Trump posts photos of him 'getting along' with G7 leaders

Washington DC [United States] | June 16, 2018 8:41:26 AM IST
United States President Donald Trump on Saturday blamed the "fake news media" for misrepresenting the recent Group of Seven (G7) Summit in Canada and shared photos showing he had a "great relationship" with the other world leaders.... read..
 

Ex-Trump campaign chairman Manafort sent to jail

Washington DC [United States] | June 16, 2018 6:11:37 PM IST
United States President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman Paul Manafort was sent to jail by a federal judge who alleged that the former attempted to tamper with witnesses.... read..
 

Trump attacks Comey after release of watchdog report

Washington |Saturday, 2018 1:45:04 AM IST
US President Donald Trump has launched fierce attacks on former FBI Director James Comey, a day after the release of a watchdog report that concludes there were errors, not political bias in the agency's handling of its investigation of Hillary Clinton's ... read..
 

Trump tariffs a rounding error for US economy so far, that may change

WASHINGTON | Saturday, Jun 16 2018 IST
US President Donald Trump's new trade tariffs will lop at most a couple of tenths of a percentage point off U.S. growth and add a similar amount to inflation, small fry for a $19 trillion economy that is experiencing its second longest economic expansion ... read..
 

U.S. judge sends ex-Trump campaign head Manafort to jail until trial

By Sarah N. Lynch and Warren Strobel WASHINGTON | Saturday, Jun 16 2018 IST
U.S. President Donald Trump's former election campaign manager, Paul Manafort, was sent to jail pending trial on Friday after being charged with witness tampering, the latest episode in his long fall from grace. Manafort, a long-time Republican operative ... read..
 

Trump sets $50 bln in China tariffs with Beijing ready to strike back

By David Lawder and Ben Blanchard WASHINGTON/BEIJING | Friday, Jun 15 2018 IST
US President Donald Trump announced hefty tariffs on $50 billion of Chinese imports on Friday as Beijing threatened to respond in kind, in a move that looks set to ignite a trade war between the world's two largest economies. Trump, whose hardline stanc... read..
 

Chrissy Teigen, John Legend donate to charity on Trump's b'day

Washington D.C. [USA] | June 15, 2018 5:11:23 PM IST
Chrissy Teigen and John Legend donated USD 288,000 to the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) on the occasion of US President Donald Trump's 72nd birthday.... read..
 

Trump imposes 25% tariffs on Chinese goods as trade war widens (Lead)

Washington |Friday, 2018 7:45:04 PM IST
President Donald Trump on Friday slapped 25 per cent tariffs on $50 billion worth of Chinese goods that are imported into the US, threatening to escalate what had primarily been a war of words between the worlds two largest economies into a full-blown tra... read..
 

Trump announces 25 per cent tariff on Chinese technology

WASHINGTON | Friday, Jun 15 2018 IST
President Donald Trump on Friday announced that the United States will implement a 25 percent tariff on $50 billion of goods from China related to intellectual property and technology, and pledged to impose further levies if the Asian nation takes retalia... read..
 

Trump's lawyer moves against Stormy Daniels' attorney

New York |Friday, 2018 6:15:10 PM IST
US President Donald Trump's personal lawyer Michael Cohen filed for a restraining order against Stormy Daniels' attorney to prevent him from speaking to the press about the porn star's lawsuit.... read..
 

New York sues Trump Foundation, alleging 'extensive' lawbreaking

New York |Friday, 2018 2:45:04 AM IST
New York's Attorney General has announced she is suing the Trump Foundation, as well as Donald Trump and his children, alleging "extensive and persistent" lawbreaking.... read..
 

Trump puts 25% tariff on Chinese goods, Beijing vows retaliation (Second Lead)

Washington |Friday, 2018 9:15:04 PM IST
President Donald Trump on Friday slapped 25 per cent tariffs on $50 billion worth of Chinese goods that are imported into the US, prompting vows of swift retaliation from Beijing and turning a spat into a full-blown trade war between the worlds two larges... read..
 

Trump says he will not sign moderate immigration bill

WASHINGTON | Friday, Jun 15 2018 IST
U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday he would not sign the more moderate of two immigration bills currently working their way through the House of Representatives. "I'm looking at both of them. I certainly wouldn't sign the more moderate one," Trump... read..
 

Trump approves tariffs on $50bn worth Chinese goods

Washington |Friday, 2018 9:45:05 AM IST
US President Donald Trump has given his approval for his administration to put tariffs on $50 billion of Chinese exports, a media report said.... read..
 

Trump thanks 'great team' after winning WC bid

Washington D.C. [USA] | June 15, 2018 7:41:26 PM IST
After winning the bid to host the 2026 World Cup along with Canada and Mexico, United States President Donald Trump on Friday said 'he worked hard on this, along with a great team of talented people.'... read..
 

Trump wants his 'people' to be like Kim's 'people'

Washington D.C. [U.S.A.] | June 15, 2018 10:11:24 PM IST
United States President Donald Trump on Friday said that he wants "his people" to listen to him, like people of North Korea listens to their leader Kim Jong Un.... read..
 

Trump slams FBI officials for anti-Trump text messages

Washington D.C. [U.S.A.] | June 15, 2018 9:11:30 PM IST
United States President Donald Trump on Friday slammed two Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) officials who exchanged text messages criticising him during the 2016 election.... read..
 

Trump says that his agreement with North Korea will be good for China

SINGAPORE | Friday, Jun 15 2018 IST
U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday praised China's President Xi Jinping for helping secure an agreement towards North Korea's denuclearisation, and said the deal would be good for Beijing. "Making a deal is a great thing for the world, it's also a gr... read..
 

Trump salutes N.Korean minister, footage reveals

Washington |Friday, 2018 1:45:04 PM IST
Newly-released video footage from Pyongyang media shows US President Donald Trump returning a salute to a North Korean military general during the Singapore summit, an extraordinary display of respect from an American leader.... read..
 

Half of Americans approve of Trump's handling of North Korea - Reuters/Ipsos poll

By Mary Milliken and Chris Kahn WASHINGTON | Wednesday, Jun 13 2018 IST
Just over half of all Americans say they approve of how President Donald Trump has handled North Korea, but only a quarter think that his summit this week with Kim Jong Un will lead to the denuclearization of the Korean peninsula, according to a Reuters/I... read..
 

Trump says summit removed N.Korean nuclear threat, but Democrats doubtful

By David Brunnstrom and Steve Holland SEOUL/WASHINGTON | Thursday, Jun 14 2018 IST
U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday that North Korea no longer posed a nuclear threat and his top diplomat offered a hopeful timeline for "major disarmament," despite skepticism at home that Pyongyang will abandon its nuclear weapons following t... read..
 

Trump: Biggest enemy of US is fake media

Washington |Thursday, 2018 7:45:04 AM IST
President Donald Trump has once again lambasted the "fake" communications media as the country's "biggest enemy" because of their alleged attempts to "downplay" the results of his recent summit with North Korea.... read..
 
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