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Putin thanks Trump for CIA's help in thwarting attack plot

Putin thanks Trump for CIA's help in thwarting attack plot

Putin also thanked the CIA and its director Mike Pompeo.

Dec 18, 2017, 14:27 PM IST
UN to vote on call for US Jerusalem decision to be withdrawn

UN to vote on call for US Jerusalem decision to be withdrawn

To pass, a resolution needs nine votes in favor and no vetoes by the United States, France, Britain, Russia or China.

Dec 18, 2017, 09:55 AM IST
Trump says he won't fire Russia meddling probe chief

Trump says he won't fire Russia meddling probe chief

Mueller was appointed after Trump abruptly fired then-FBI director James Comey, who was leading an agency probe into the Russia affair.

Dec 18, 2017, 08:10 AM IST
Kremlin says US tip-off helped Russia halt terrorist attack

Kremlin says US tip-off helped Russia halt terrorist attack

Russian President Vladimir Putin telephoned U.S. President Donald Trump on Sunday to thank him for a tip-off that helped prevent a terrorist bomb attack on a cathedral in the Russia city of St Petersburg, the Kremlin said.

Dec 17, 2017, 23:39 PM IST
Donald Trump team claims Russia investigator 'unlawfully' got emails

Donald Trump team claims Russia investigator 'unlawfully' got emails

A lawyer for Donald Trump's transition team has alleged special counsel Robert Mueller unlawfully received tens of thousands of emails, in the latest attack on the credibility of the probe into Russian meddling in the US election.

Dec 17, 2017, 23:36 PM IST
Thousands rally in Pakistan against Trump's Jerusalem move

Thousands rally in Pakistan against Trump's Jerusalem move

Supporters of the Jamaat-e-Islami party in Karachi and advocates of US-wanted Islamist Hafiz Saeed in Lahore dispersed peacefully after rallying Sunday for the Palestinian cause.

Dec 17, 2017, 21:00 PM IST
Trump office may stop spouses of H-1B visa holders from working in US

Trump office may stop spouses of H-1B visa holders from working in US

US President Donald Trump`s administration is set to propose revoking a rule that makes spouses of thousands of H1-B visa holders eligible to work while in the US, potentially complicating a major driver of technology jobs, the media reported.

Dec 17, 2017, 06:44 AM IST
Donald Trump administration may stop spouses of H-1B visa holders from working

Donald Trump administration may stop spouses of H-1B visa holders from working

The Trump administration's plans to overhaul the H-1B program has caused particular alarm in India, which accounts for 70 percent of all H-1B workers.

Dec 16, 2017, 23:42 PM IST
Donald Trump proclaims Sunday as Wright Brothers Day

Donald Trump proclaims Sunday as Wright Brothers Day

It was on December 17, 1903, that a handcrafted biplane lifted off the soft sand of a windswept beach in Kitty Hawk, North Carolina, ushering in the age of aviation.

Dec 16, 2017, 09:24 AM IST
Four Palestinians killed in new wave of violence over US Jerusalem move

Four Palestinians killed in new wave of violence over US Jerusalem move

President Donald Trump`s December 6 announcement that he would break with decades of US policy and move the embassy to Jerusalem has stirred global condemnation.

Dec 16, 2017, 08:27 AM IST
US judge blocks Trump anti-contraception measure

US judge blocks Trump anti-contraception measure

A federal judge from Pennsylvania Friday blocked a decision by the Trump administration to put an end to an obligation under Obamacare that employers include free contraception in their healthcare coverage.

Dec 16, 2017, 08:13 AM IST
Islamic State warns of attacks against United States in response to Jerusalem decision

Islamic State warns of attacks against United States in response to Jerusalem decision

Islamic State has said it would carry out operations and showed images of New York`s Times Square and what appeared to be an explosive bomb belt and detonator.

Dec 15, 2017, 15:45 PM IST
Pakistan could lose territories to terrorists: US Secretary of State

Pakistan could lose territories to terrorists: US Secretary of State

Rex Tillerson has said he has urged Pakistan's leadership to consider the possibility of terrorists shifting focus from Kabul to Islamabad in the future.

Dec 15, 2017, 14:24 PM IST
Donald Trump, Vladimir Putin discuss how to resolve situation in North Korea

Donald Trump, Vladimir Putin discuss how to resolve situation in North Korea

US President Donald Trump and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin had a telephone conversation, talking about how to resolve the situation in North Korea, the White House has said.

Dec 15, 2017, 09:51 AM IST
US rolls back net neutrality to reach young voters

US rolls back net neutrality to reach young voters

Consumer advocates and trade groups representing content providers have planned a legal challenge aimed at preserving those rules.

Dec 15, 2017, 06:26 AM IST
Donald Trump's top African-American adviser quits White House

Donald Trump's top African-American adviser quits White House

The highest-profile African-American adviser to US President Donald Trump, Omarosa Manigault Newman, will step down on January 20, the White House Press Secretary has said.

Dec 14, 2017, 08:21 AM IST
Donald Trump promises 'giant tax cut' as Christmas gift to Americans

Donald Trump promises 'giant tax cut' as Christmas gift to Americans

Trump recognised the tax reform as a campaign promise during his run-up to the 2016 presidential election, saying the "giant tax cut" will be his "Christmas gift" to fellow countrymen.

Dec 14, 2017, 08:09 AM IST
Donald Trump distances himself from Roy Moore's election defeat

Donald Trump distances himself from Roy Moore's election defeat

US President Donald Trump has sought to distance himself from the defeat suffered by the controversial Republican candidate Judge Roy Moore in the Senate election in the US state of Alabama.

Dec 14, 2017, 06:52 AM IST
Muslim leaders call on world to recognise East Jerusalem as Palestinian capital

Muslim leaders call on world to recognise East Jerusalem as Palestinian capital

Muslim leaders on Wednesday condemned U.S. President Donald Trump`s recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and called on the world to respond by recognising East Jerusalem as the capital of Palestine.

Dec 14, 2017, 06:45 AM IST
Despite Tillerson overture, White House says not right time for North Korea talks

Despite Tillerson overture, White House says not right time for North Korea talks

No negotiations can be held with North Korea until it improves its behaviour, a White House official said on Wednesday, raising questions about U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson`s offer to begin talks with Pyongyang any time and without pre-conditions.

Dec 14, 2017, 06:31 AM IST