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`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
Donald Trump's 's**thole' remark sparks outrage in Africa

Donald Trump's 's**thole' remark sparks outrage in Africa

Donald Trump issued a statement on Friday denying the vulgar words attributed to him.

Jan 13, 2018, 22:12 PM IST
'Are you a racist?' Donald Trump questioned over 's***hole' remarks

'Are you a racist?' Donald Trump questioned over 's***hole' remarks

Unites States President Donald Trump faced a barrage of questions about claims that he referred to the immigrants from Haiti, El Salvador and African countries as "s***holes" in an immigration

Jan 13, 2018, 08:00 AM IST
US ambassador to Panama steps down, says cannot serve Donald Trump

US ambassador to Panama steps down, says cannot serve Donald Trump

Feeley, one of the department`s Latin America specialists and among its senior most officers, made clear that he had come to a place where he no longer felt able to serve under Trump.

Jan 13, 2018, 05:53 AM IST
Donald Trump cancels UK visit, says will not unveil new US embassy

Donald Trump cancels UK visit, says will not unveil new US embassy

The US president announced the decision in a midnight tweet amid reports in Britain that a Trump visit would be met with protests.

Jan 12, 2018, 11:43 AM IST
My relation with Kim Jong-un is very good: Donald Trump

My relation with Kim Jong-un is very good: Donald Trump

On January 10, the White House cited Trump`s willingness to hold talks "at the appropriate time, under the right circumstances" with Pyongyang.

Jan 12, 2018, 10:55 AM IST
Mexico will never pay for Donald Trump`s planned border wall: Mexican minister

Mexico will never pay for Donald Trump`s planned border wall: Mexican minister

Trump told the Wall Street Journal in an interview published on Thursday that Mexico could pay for the wall.

Jan 12, 2018, 08:59 AM IST
Why should United States take immigrants from 'sh*thole countries': Donald Trump

Why should United States take immigrants from 'sh*thole countries': Donald Trump

President Donald Trump on Thursday questioned why the United States would want to have immigrants from Haiti and African nations, referring to some as "shithole countries," according to two sources

Jan 12, 2018, 08:01 AM IST
Donald Trump says US could `conceivably` return to Paris climate deal

Donald Trump says US could `conceivably` return to Paris climate deal

The process of leaving is long and complex, and Trump`s comments will renew questions about whether he actually intends to withdraw or simply wants easier US emissions targets.

Jan 11, 2018, 08:31 AM IST
Donald Trump calls US courts 'unfair' after 'Dreamers' ruling

Donald Trump calls US courts 'unfair' after 'Dreamers' ruling

President Donald Trump lashed out Wednesday at the US judicial system as "broken and unfair" after a judge blocked his decision to end a program that protects so-called "Dreamers" from deportation.

Jan 10, 2018, 21:43 PM IST
Magnitude 7.8 earthquake strikes off Central America: USGS

Magnitude 7.8 earthquake strikes off Central America: USGS

A massive earthquake of magnitude 7.8 struck north of Honduras in the Caribbean Sea on Tuesday, sparking a tsunami warning in the area, the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said.

Jan 10, 2018, 08:45 AM IST
Donald Trump embraces role as negotiator in chief on immigration

Donald Trump embraces role as negotiator in chief on immigration

Trump signaled he was open to more comprehensive immigration reform to address millions of other undocumented people living in the shadows.

Jan 10, 2018, 06:49 AM IST
US sets deadline for 200,000 Salvadorans to leave

US sets deadline for 200,000 Salvadorans to leave

Democrats in Congress are also fighting to protect the right to stay inside the US of 690,000 young immigrants known as "Dreamers," people who arrived in the country as children.

Jan 09, 2018, 10:21 AM IST
2017 'costliest' year in US: Report

2017 'costliest' year in US: Report

The US had 16 weather and climate disasters in 2017 each with losses exceeding $1 billion.

Jan 09, 2018, 09:06 AM IST
Donald Trump medical exam won't include mental fitness test: White House

Donald Trump medical exam won't include mental fitness test: White House

Donald Trump will be examined at the Walter Reed military hospital in a Washington suburb Friday and the results are set to be made public.

Jan 09, 2018, 06:49 AM IST
US troops gather outside Pentagon in #MeTooMilitary protest

US troops gather outside Pentagon in #MeTooMilitary protest

A group of active and retired US troops gathered in freezing temperatures outside the Pentagon today to bring attention to sexual assault and harassment in the military.

Jan 09, 2018, 00:40 AM IST
Fire breaks out at Trump Tower in New York

Fire breaks out at Trump Tower in New York

A fire broke out at Trump tower in New York City on Monday. The building houses both offices and residences.

Jan 08, 2018, 18:20 PM IST
'Very stable genius': This is what Trump called himself over 'mentally unfit' charges

'Very stable genius': This is what Trump called himself over 'mentally unfit' charges

Waking up to recent allegations of being mentally unfit for office, US President Donald Trump went on a Twitter rant, calling himself "very smart" and "a stable genius"

Jan 06, 2018, 20:35 PM IST