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US Senate adopts resolution backing free press after Trump attacks

By David Shepardson WASHINGTON | Thursday, Aug 16 2018 IST
The U.S. Senate on Thursday unanimously adopted a resolution affirming support for a free press and declaring that "the press is not the enemy of the people." The non-binding resolution approved by voice vote was a rebuke to President Donald Trump who for... read..
 

Trump, ex-presidents remember music legend Aretha Franklin

Washington |Friday, 2018 4:15:04 AM IST
US President Donald Trump and other public figures mourned the death of soul singer Aretha Franklin, who passed away on Thursday at the age of 76.... read..
 

Trump says US will not pay Turkey for release of detained American

WASHINGTON | Friday, Aug 17 2018 IST
President Donald Trump said on Thursday the United States "will pay nothing" to Turkey for the release of detained American pastor Andrew Brunson, who he called "a great patriot hostage." "We will pay nothing for the release of an innocent man, but we are... read..
 

Jury begins 2nd day of deliberations in Trump ex-aide Manafort's trial

By Nathan Layne and Karen Freifeld ALEXANDRIA | Friday, Aug 17 2018 IST
A jury in Virginia began its second day of deliberations on Friday in the bank and tax fraud trial of President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman Paul Manafort. The six women and six men met for about seven hours on Thursday without reaching a verd... read..
 

Trump: Mueller is conflicted, targets Justice official over clearance

WASHINGTON | Friday, Aug 17 2018 IST
U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday he will likely strip Justice Department official Bruce Ohr of his security clearance and complained again that Special Counsel Robert Mueller, leading the investigation into possible Russia meddling in the presid... read..
 

Trump's military parade estimated to cost $92 mn

Washington |Friday, 2018 2:45:04 AM IST
US President Donald Trump's military parade is estimated to cost 92 million dollars, according to a CNBC report on Thursday, quoting an anonymous US defence official.... read..
 

Indian women- trump card to double-digit GDP: Rajiv Ranjan Singh

New Delhi [India] | August 17, 2018 1:41:46 PM IST
New Delhi [India], Aug 17 (Businesswire-India): Prime Minister Narendra Modi recently quoted at an event that 'financially empowered women are a bulwark against societal evils.' Rajiv Ranjan Singh, CEO, Karvy Stock Broking Ltd seconds his opinion and so d... read..
 

US military parade ordered by Trump postponed 'to 2019'

Washington | Friday, Aug 17 2018 IST
President Trump's plans for a Veterans Day military parade through the streets of Washington DC have been delayed until at least 2019, a BBC News reported on Friday. Mr Trump was impressed by France's Bastille Day parade on a visit in 2017 and said the US... read..
 

Trump cancels military parade, says he will head to Paris

WASHINGTON | Friday, Aug 17 2018 IST
U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday he had canceled his planned military parade and would instead visit Paris on Nov. 11 to commemorate Veterans Days, after the Defense Department said it had postponed the parade to at least next year. The Republi... read..
 

Trump defends ex-aide Manafort as jury weighs verdict

By Nathan Layne and Karen Freifeld ALEXANDRIA | Friday, Aug 17 2018 IST
- Weighing in even as a Virginia jury deliberates for a second day, President Donald Trump on Friday called the bank and tax fraud trial of his former campaign chairman Paul Manafort "very sad" and described the defendant a "very good person." Manafort'... read..
 

Newspapers across US rebuke Trump for attacks on press

By Alex Dobuzinskis and Brendan O'Brien LOS ANGELES | Thursday, Aug 16 2018 IST
Hundreds of U.S. newspapers on Thursday launched a coordinated defense of press freedom and a rebuke of President Donald Trump for denouncing some media organizations as enemies of the American people. "A central pillar of President Trump's politics is a ... read..
 

350 US dailies stand up to Trump's media attacks

Washington |Thursday, 2018 5:45:05 PM IST
At least 350 news outlets have launched a campaign to counter US President Donald Trump's attacks against the media and promote a free press.... read..
 

Trump's claims of no collusion with Russia are hogwash: Ex-CIA chief

Washington |Thursday, 2018 9:15:05 PM IST
Former CIA Director John Brennan hit back at US President Donald Trump on Thursday in a blistering New York Times op-ed, saying that the latter's claims of no collusion with Russia in the 2016 presidential election are "hogwash".... read..
 

Ex-CIA boss Brennan says won't be scared into silence after Trump slap

WASHINGTON | Thursday, Aug 16 2018 IST
Former CIA Director John Brennan fired back at President Donald Trump on Thursday with an op-ed published in the New York Times one day after the president revoked the Obama-era official's security clearance, saying he would not be scared into silence. T... read..
 

Newspaper editorials across U.S. rebuke Trump for attacks on media

By Alex Dobuzinskis Undated | Thursday, Aug 16 2018 IST
More than 300 U.S. newspapers have pledged to run editorials on Thursday defending freedom of the press in response to President Donald Trump calling some media organizations enemies of the American people. The Boston Globe organized the editorial push,... read..
 

Judge orders Keystone XL pipeline review in setback for Trump

By Timothy Gardner WASHINGTON | Thursday, Aug 16 2018 IST
A federal judge in Montana on Wednesday ordered the U.S. State Department to do a full environmental review of a revised route for the Keystone XL crude oil pipeline, a move that could delay the project and prove a setback for the Trump administration. Fo... read..
 

Jury to begin weighing U.S. charges against ex-Trump aide Manafort

By Karen Freifeld and Nathan Layne Undated | Thursday, Aug 16 2018 IST
A jury on Thursday will begin weighing the fate of Paul Manafort, the former Trump campaign chairman standing trial on bank and tax fraud charges that could put him behind bars. The judge gave the jury of six men and six women in U.S. District Court in A... read..
 

Newspaper editorials across U.S. rebuke Trump for attacks on the press

By Alex Dobuzinskis and Brendan O'Brien LOS ANGELES | Thursday, Aug 16 2018 IST
Hundreds of U.S. newspapers devoted print space on Thursday to a coordinated defense of press freedom and a rebuke of President Donald Trump for saying some media organizations are enemies of the American people. The Boston Globe and the New York Times t... read..
 

Trump ends critical ex-CIA chief's security access

Washington |Thursday, 2018 9:45:04 AM IST
US President Donald Trump has revoked the security clearance of former CIA chief John Brennan, denying his critic any access to sensitive information, the White House has said.... read..
 

Trump withdraws ex-CIA director's security clearance

Washington D.C. [USA] | August 16, 2018 6:11:34 AM IST
United States President Donald Trump has cancelled the security clearance of former Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) director John Brennan, who used to deride the former on various issues.... read..
 

Newspaper editorials across U.S. rebuke Trump for attacks on press

By Alex Dobuzinskis and Brendan O'Brien LOS ANGELES | Thursday, Aug 16 2018 IST
Hundreds of U.S. newspapers on Thursday launched a coordinated defense of press freedom and a rebuke of President Donald Trump for denouncing some media organizations as enemies of the American people. The Boston Globe and the New York Times took part al... read..
 

Trump hails U.S. dollar strength in tweet

WASHINGTON | Thursday, Aug 16 2018 IST
U.S. President Donald Trump praised the strength of the U.S. dollar on Thursday after the greenback reached a 14-month high against a broad basket of currencies a day earlier. "Money is pouring into our cherished DOLLAR like rarely before," Trump wrote on... read..
 

White House refuses to guarantee Trump didn't use N-word

Washington |Wednesday, 2018 7:15:04 AM IST
White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said on Tuesday that she could not "guarantee" that US President Donald Trump had never used the word "nigger" to refer to blacks, after the accusation of an African American former adviser who said that ... read..
 

Trump adviser Bolton to meet Russians next week in Geneva

WASHINGTON | Wednesday, Aug 15 2018 IST
White House national security adviser John Bolton will meet Russian officials in Geneva next week as a follow-up to the summit meeting that President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin had in Helsinki last month, the White House said. Bolto... read..
 

Trump calls ex-'Apprentice' star turned White House aide a 'dog'

WASHINGTON | Wednesday, Aug 15 2018 IST
U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday called former White House aide Omarosa Manigault Newman a "dog," and his campaign took legal action against her as the two former reality TV stars escalated their public feud. The intensifying spat came as Manigault ... read..
 

Trump adviser Bolton and Russian officials to meet next week -Kremlin

MOSCOW | Wednesday, Aug 15 2018 IST
The Kremlin said on Wednesday preparations were underway for a meeting in Geneva next week between Russian officials and White House national security adviser John Bolton. The White House said on Tuesday Bolton would meet Russian officials as a follow-up ... read..
 

US state sues Trump Tower over alleged water pollution

Washington |Wednesday, 2018 11:45:04 AM IST
The US state of Illinois has filed a lawsuit against the Trump Tower in Chicago, alleging that it was releasing millions of gallons of water into the Chicago River without assessing its impact on pollution.... read..
 

Trump urges toughness against terrorist guilty of London attack

Washington |Wednesday, 2018 6:45:04 AM IST
US President Donald Trump urged that tough action be taken against the person responsible for the alleged terrorist attack on Tuesday morning in front of the UK Parliament in London.... read..
 

Modi avoids 'P' word, sets the ball rolling for 2019 battle with social justice as trump card

New Delhi | Wednesday, Aug 15 2018 IST
Punctuating his Independence Day speech carefully with launch of two big ticket announcements - the manned mission to space and a massive health care scheme eyeing 50 crore Indians, Prime Minister Narendra Modi set the stage for the 2019 electoral battle.... read..
 

FBI fires agent for anti-Trump texts

Washington |Tuesday, 2018 8:15:04 AM IST
Peter Strzok, the FBI agent who said in a text message that he would help prevent US President Donald Trump from ever winning the White House, was fired by the agency, media reports said on Monday.... read..
 

Trump rallies behind Minnesota candidate Pete Stauber

Minneapolis (United States of America) | August 14, 2018 7:11:28 AM IST
United States President Donald Trump has reiterated his support for Minnesota congressional candidate Pete Stauber.... read..
 

Trump signs $716 bn defence authorization bill

Washington |Tuesday, 2018 5:45:04 AM IST
US President Donald Trump on Monday signed the $716 billion National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) into law.... read..
 

Trump signs $717bn annual defence policy bill into law (Lead)

Washington |Tuesday, 2018 10:45:04 AM IST
US President Donald Trump signed into law the $717 billion annual defence policy bill, the earliest in the year the bill has become law in more than four decades.... read..
 

Wisconsin, Minnesota primaries to gauge strength of opposition to Trump

By James Oliphant WASHINGTON | Tuesday, Aug 14 2018 IST
States such as Wisconsin helped drive Donald Trump's surprising presidential win two years ago, and Tuesday's primaries there and in neighboring Minnesota serve as a barometer of opposition strength headed into the November midterm elections. Voters go t... read..
 

Young US women most unhappy with Trump presidency: Poll

Washington |Tuesday, 2018 5:45:04 AM IST
Seven in 10 American women aged between 18 and 35 years old are dissatisfied or angry about the Donald Trump's presidency, the highest percentage of any age group of women in the US, according to a poll released on Monday.... read..
 

US rests its case against former Trump aide Manafort

ALEXANDRIA | Tuesday, Aug 14 2018 IST
U.S. prosecutors on Monday rested their case against former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort after 10 days of testimony detailing how he avoided taxes on at least $16 million of income and lied to banks to maintain an extravagant lifestyle once his w... read..
 

Trump vows "toughness and strength" after UK parliament incident

LONDON | Tuesday, Aug 14 2018 IST
U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday said that terrorists should be treated with "toughness and strength" after a man drove a car into members of the public and a security barrier outside Britain's parliament, injuring three. "Another terrorist attack i... read..
 

Trump calls former Apprentice star turned White House aide 'a dog'

WASHINGTON | Tuesday, Aug 14 2018 IST
U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday lashed out at former White House aide Omarosa Manigault Newman, calling her "a dog" as his fellow former reality TV star continued to publicly release recordings from her time in Trump's orbit. Their escalating feud ... read..
 

Trump calls Omarosa 'low life'

Washington D.C. [U.S.A.] | August 14, 2018 9:11:32 PM IST
The United States President Donald Trump on Tuesday took a dig at the former Director of Communications for the Office of Public Liaison Omarosa Manigault Newman by referring to her as a 'low life'.... read..
 

Trump signs $716 billion defence policy bill

Washington D.C. (United States of America) | August 14, 2018 7:11:28 AM IST
United States President Donald Trump has signed a US$716 billion defence policy bill that authorises tougher regulations on foreign investments in the country.... read..
 

Trump "live figure" thumps Merkel at Berlin's Madame Tussauds

BERLIN | Tuesday, Aug 14 2018 IST
Madame Tussauds in Berlin unveiled its latest attraction on Tuesday - a posturing Donald Trump figure striking a picture of German Chancellor Angela Merkel on a punchball. Unlike the usual wax figures, the new moving "Trump" in the Berlin museum is an a... read..
 

Trump aide Bolton met Turkey ambassador to discuss U.S. pastor -White House

WASHINGTON | Tuesday, Aug 14 2018 IST
White House national security adviser John Bolton met on Monday with Turkey's ambassador to the United States to discuss Turkey's detention of American pastor Andrew Brunson, the White House said. "At the Turkish ambassador's request, Ambassador John Bolt... read..
 

Trump calls former 'Apprentice' star turned White House aide a 'dog'

WASHINGTON | Tuesday, Aug 14 2018 IST
U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday lashed out at former White House aide Omarosa Manigault Newman, calling her a "dog" as his fellow former reality TV star continued to publicly release recordings from her time in Trump's orbit. Their escalating feu... read..
 

FBI agent Strzok, who criticized Trump in text messages, is fired

By Sarah N. Lynch WASHINGTON | Monday, Aug 13 2018 IST
Peter Strzok, the FBI agent who came under fire by Republicans for sending text messages that disparaged Donald Trump during the presidential campaign, was dismissed from the bureau late Friday, his attorney said on Monday. Strzok is the third high-r... read..
 

Trump encourages boycott against Harley-Davidson

Washington |Monday, 2018 10:15:04 AM IST
US President Donald Trump said it was "great" that consumers might boycott American motorcycle manufacturer, Harley-Davidson if it moves some of the company's production overseas.... read..
 

Trump's media attacks close to incitement of violence: Top UN official

New York |Monday, 2018 9:15:05 PM IST
Outgoing UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra'ad al-Hussein has singled out US President Donald Trump's repeated designation of the press as "the enemy of the people", terming it "very close to incitement to violence".... read..
 

China may end up inadvertent winner from Trump's aluminium tariffs: Russell

By Clyde Russell LAUNCESTON | Monday, Aug 13 2018 IST
It's probably not what US President Donald Trump had in mind when imposing tariffs on aluminium imports, but it looks likely that some of the big winners from the 10 percent import tax will be China's producers. While Chinese aluminium companies now face ... read..
 

Iran's Khamenei rejects Trump offer of talks, chides government over economy

By Parisa Hafezi ANKARA | Monday, Aug 13 2018 IST
Iran's Supreme Leader on Monday rejected U.S. President Donald Trump's offer of unconditional talks to improve bilateral ties and he also accused the Iranian government of economic mismanagement in the face of reimposed U.S. sanctions. Washington reimpose... read..
 

I share Trump's vision of prosperity for India, US: Modi

New Delhi |Sunday, 2018 4:15:04 PM IST
Amid uncertainties regarding US President Donald Trump's trade and visa policies, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said that he shares Trump's vision of prosperity for India and the US.... read..
 

Charlottesville rally anniversary: Trump condemns "all types of racism"

Washington D. C. [USA] | August 12, 2018 3:41:33 PM IST
In the wake of the first anniversary of the violent 'Unite the Right' rally in Virginia's Charlottesville, United States President Donald Trump on Saturday said that he condemned "all types of racism and acts of violence."... read..
 

Trump praises Kanye West for "telling the truth"

Washington DC, [USA] | August 12, 2018 6:11:30 AM IST
United States President Donald Trump took to social media to praise rapper Kanye West for his decision to support the former.... read..
 
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