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Stay and work to end shutdowns, or get arrested: US Senator's suggestion to politicians

Stay and work to end shutdowns, or get arrested: US Senator's suggestion to politicians

Senator Michael Bennet's suggestions are also part of a bipartisan accountability law he has tried to push.

Jan 20, 2018, 16:51 PM IST
Indian-American Congresswoman features in Politico Power list

Indian-American Congresswoman features in Politico Power list

Washington Indian-American Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal, a fast-rising Democratic star, has featured in the Politico magazine`s "Power List for the year 2018" for having assumed the mantle of a House "leader of the resistance".

Dec 05, 2017, 15:35 PM IST
'Ashamed' Franken says he won''t quit U.S. Senate over groping accusations

'Ashamed' Franken says he won''t quit U.S. Senate over groping accusations

U.S. Senator Al Franken, trying to salvage his political career, said on Sunday he does not plan to resign but called himself "embarrassed and ashamed" by his behavior toward women who have accused him of groping or inappropriately touching them.

Nov 27, 2017, 09:57 AM IST
Donald Trump boasts about his presidency: 'Done more than any 10 month President'

Donald Trump boasts about his presidency: 'Done more than any 10 month President'

Trump`s tweet comes in the backdrop of special counsel Robert Mueller`s investigation into the Russian meddling in the 2016 US election

Nov 27, 2017, 07:26 AM IST
US Congressman John Conyers steps down amid sexual harassment probe

US Congressman John Conyers steps down amid sexual harassment probe

United States Democratic congressman John Conyers has stepped down as ranking member of House Judiciary Committee while sexual harassment and workplace abuse allegations are investigated.

Nov 27, 2017, 06:39 AM IST
Woman accuses US Senator Al Franken of groping, forcibly kissing her

Woman accuses US Senator Al Franken of groping, forcibly kissing her

The Senate's Democratic and Republican leaders called on the Ethics Committee to review the allegations and Franken said he would cooperate.

Nov 17, 2017, 09:47 AM IST

Donald Trump accused of disrespecting family of slain US soldier

US President Donald Trump was snarled in fresh controversy Wednesday after he was accused of being disrespectful to a US soldier slain in an ambush in Niger, as well as showing insensitivity to the grieving family.

Oct 19, 2017, 06:04 AM IST
Declare Pakistan state sponsor of terrorism: US lawmaker

Declare Pakistan state sponsor of terrorism: US lawmaker

Poe alleged that since 1990, Pakistan has been supporting terrorist groups in Kashmir like the Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) in its proxy war with India.
 

Jun 27, 2017, 23:27 PM IST
Top Senate Democrat promises to block Trump's Supreme court pick

Top Senate Democrat promises to block Trump's Supreme court pick

The top U.S. Senate Democrat on Thursday pledged to pursue a procedural hurdle to try to block the confirmation of Republican President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch, a move that could provoke a nasty partisan fight.

Mar 23, 2017, 23:40 PM IST
Donald Trump to spare US 'dreamer' immigrants from crackdown

Donald Trump to spare US 'dreamer' immigrants from crackdown

President Donald Trump`s administration plans to consider almost all illegal immigrants subject to deportation, but will leave protections in place for immigrants known as "dreamers" who entered the United States illegally as children, according to official guidelines released on Tuesday.

Feb 22, 2017, 08:39 AM IST

Clinton blames FBI director Comey for loss: Reports

Hillary Clinton has blamed FBI director James Comey for her loss in the US presidential race, claiming that re-opening the probe into her email use broke the momentum towards victory.

Nov 13, 2016, 04:39 AM IST
Barack Obama to host Donald Trump at White House

Barack Obama to host Donald Trump at White House

President Barack Obama will host Donald Trump in the Oval Office Thursday, hoping to ease a smooth transition of power and steady nerves after an election that has shocked the world.

Nov 10, 2016, 07:43 AM IST

S&P affirms US investment-grade ratings after presidential election

Ratings agency Standard & Poor`s affirmed the United States` investment-grade `AA+/A-1+` rating on Wednesday, a day after the presidential election, while maintaining its stable outlook.

Nov 10, 2016, 07:36 AM IST

US Elections 2016: How the polls, including ours, missed Trump's victory

Two days ago, pollsters and statisticians gave Hillary Clinton odds of between 75 and 99 percent of winning the U.S. presidential election. How did so many get it so wrong?

Nov 10, 2016, 05:03 AM IST

Mexican president to meet Trump to set `new phase` in ties

Mexico`s President Enrique Pena Nieto reached out to US President-elect Donald Trump on Wednesday, agreeing to meet with the Republican billionaire whose anti-immigrant rhetoric has infuriated Mexicans.

Nov 10, 2016, 03:32 AM IST

Who`s in line for a Trump cabinet spot?

As his new administration takes shape, President-elect Donald Trump`s cabinet choices will tell whether he intends to lean on a conventional Republican bench to govern or break out in a new direction.

Nov 10, 2016, 02:31 AM IST

Clinton, Obama pledge to unite behind next president Trump

Donald Trump put aside the celebrations and began planning his 73-day transition to the White House on Wednesday as rival Hillary Clinton promised to bury the bitterness of their long presidential race and work to unify a divided country.

Nov 10, 2016, 01:53 AM IST

EU invites Trump to summit, warns against 'isolation'

The EU's top leaders today invited US President-elect Donald Trump to a summit as soon as possible as they warned of uncertainty in relations and a need to respect democratic values.

Nov 10, 2016, 01:49 AM IST

French envoy to US deletes controversial tweet about US polls

French Ambassador to the US Gerard Araud appeared to have deleted a controversial tweet that expressed dismay at a collapsing world order as the counting of votes were going on in the US presidential polls.

Nov 10, 2016, 00:44 AM IST

US Speaker Ryan pledges to work with Trump on bold agenda

US House of Representatives Speaker Paul Ryan, who sparred with Donald Trump at times during his presidential campaign, pledged on Wednesday to work closely with the president-elect to forge an aggressive Republican legislative agenda from the outset of 2017.

Nov 10, 2016, 00:37 AM IST