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US economy better than ever, unemployment nearing record low: Donald Trump

US economy better than ever, unemployment nearing record low: Donald Trump

Donald Trump took to Twitter to say that the US economy is in good shape.

Jan 30, 2018, 06:48 AM IST
Trump willing to be questioned `under oath` in Russia probe

Trump willing to be questioned `under oath` in Russia probe

President Donald Trump said Wednesday he "would love to" be questioned under oath by Russia collusion prosecutor Robert Mueller, adding it could happen in the coming weeks.

Jan 25, 2018, 07:14 AM IST
Trump signs funding bill, ending 3-day government shutdown

Trump signs funding bill, ending 3-day government shutdown

Claiming victory, President Donald Trump has signed a short-term government funding bill ending a three-day shutdown as Democrats voted to reopen the government after a deal with ruling Republicans

Jan 23, 2018, 12:11 PM IST
Trump mimics PM Modi's Indian accent but values his view on Afghanistan

Trump mimics PM Modi's Indian accent but values his view on Afghanistan

US President Donald Trump, who once called Prime Minister Narendra Modi his “true friend”, reportedly mimics his Indian accent. 

Jan 23, 2018, 10:21 AM IST
US govt shutdown extended as lawmakers fail to reach an agreement

US govt shutdown extended as lawmakers fail to reach an agreement

The US government shutdown has been extended as the lawmakers failed to reach an agreement to end it before the beginning of the working week.

Jan 22, 2018, 11:18 AM IST
Despite US govt shutdown, Statue of Liberty to reopen today

Despite US govt shutdown, Statue of Liberty to reopen today

The Statue of Liberty will reopen on Monday even if the U.S. government shutdown extends into the work week, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo said on Sunday, vowing to use state funds to keep the

Jan 22, 2018, 09:31 AM IST
Donald Trump signs bill renewing foreign surveillance programme

Donald Trump signs bill renewing foreign surveillance programme

US President Donald Trump has signed a bill into law to renew a controversial foreign intelligence surveillance programme.

Jan 20, 2018, 09:09 AM IST
Donald Trump didn't give xxx-rated performance, says pornstar he allegedly tried to pay to keep quiet

Donald Trump didn't give xxx-rated performance, says pornstar he allegedly tried to pay to keep quiet

Pornstar Stormy Daniels had told a US magazine that she had sex with Donald Trump right after his wife, Melania, gave birth in 2006.

Jan 19, 2018, 13:11 PM IST
 California couple charged with torture of own children

California couple charged with torture of own children

A California couple who held their 13 malnourished children captive in a suburban home was charged with multiple counts of torture and child abuse as prosecutors said the youngsters had been

Jan 19, 2018, 12:53 PM IST
Ex-CIA Director Stansfield Turner, who served under Carter, dies at 94

Ex-CIA Director Stansfield Turner, who served under Carter, dies at 94

President Jimmy Carter had signed an executive order in 1978 giving Turner authority over all U.S. intelligence agencies.

Jan 19, 2018, 10:15 AM IST
Sexual harassment, assault goes unnoticed at UN: Victims

Sexual harassment, assault goes unnoticed at UN: Victims

Several cases of sexual harassment and assault have been reported at the UN offices around the world.

Jan 19, 2018, 09:45 AM IST
US House passes stopgap spending bill to avoid govt shutdown

US House passes stopgap spending bill to avoid govt shutdown

Despite clearance from the House of Representatives, the fight to get the stopgap spending bill passed through Congress isn't over yet. 

Jan 19, 2018, 09:42 AM IST
World's largest underwater cave found in Mexico - See stunning pics

World's largest underwater cave found in Mexico - See stunning pics

A team of scientists and divers associated with Great Maya Aquifer Project (GAM) have discovered the world's largest flooded cave system in Mexico.

Jan 19, 2018, 06:49 AM IST
NYT, Washington Post, CNN and Time: Donald Trump announces 'fake news' award

NYT, Washington Post, CNN and Time: Donald Trump announces 'fake news' award

'The New York Times' has been named as the winner of the 'Fake News Award'.

Jan 18, 2018, 08:29 AM IST
As White House pushes for a merit-based immigration system, Trump wants 'immigrants to come from everywhere'

As White House pushes for a merit-based immigration system, Trump wants 'immigrants to come from everywhere'

 The White House is pushing for a merit-based immigration system irrespective of the country, religion and ethnicity of an applicant.

Jan 17, 2018, 09:23 AM IST
Donald Trump has no mental health issue, has incredible genes: White House doctors' clean chit

Donald Trump has no mental health issue, has incredible genes: White House doctors' clean chit

He has incredible genes and that`s the way God made him: White House

Jan 17, 2018, 08:03 AM IST
Next Trump hurdles: November mid-terms, 2020 primaries

Next Trump hurdles: November mid-terms, 2020 primaries

Donald Trump`s political future may well hinge on 2018, when he risks losing control of Congress in crucial elections that kick off the next White House battle -- likely to pit the president against

Jan 16, 2018, 08:37 AM IST
`I`m not a racist`, US President Donald Trump defends slur

`I`m not a racist`, US President Donald Trump defends slur

President Donald Trump insisted Sunday that he was "not a racist," after his reported denunciation of immigration from "shithole" countries triggered a global firestorm of criticism.

Jan 15, 2018, 08:04 AM IST
False alert of incoming missile rattles Hawaii

False alert of incoming missile rattles Hawaii

 Hawaii officials confirmed a cell phone alert warning of an incoming ballistic missile was a "false alarm" Saturday, but not before the ominous message unnerved residents and stirred confusion

Jan 14, 2018, 07:39 AM IST
California mudslides death toll rises to 19

California mudslides death toll rises to 19

The death toll from the mudslides in a California coastal town rose to 19 today but a man who had also been on the list of missing persons was located alive, authorities said.

Jan 14, 2018, 07:34 AM IST

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