Barack Obama

US court backs Donald Trump in battle over interim consumer watchdog head

US court backs Donald Trump in battle over interim consumer watchdog head

Judge Timothy Kelly sided with the White House`s interpretation of the law following a hearing on Tuesday afternoon. 

Nov 29, 2017, 07:12 AM IST
Trump administration eyes easing student debt protections

Trump administration eyes easing student debt protections

Thousands of students who ran up unpayable debts at for-profit schools are anxiously waiting to see if US President Donald Trump`s administration does away with anti-fraud protections put in place by his predecessor Barack Obama.

Nov 27, 2017, 09:40 AM IST
Texas woman accused of mailing bombs to Barack Obama, Greg Abbott

Texas woman accused of mailing bombs to Barack Obama, Greg Abbott

Records show the 46-year-old woman is being held at the Houston federal detention center.

Nov 25, 2017, 00:11 AM IST
Houston woman booked for mailing explosives to Obama, Texas governor

Houston woman booked for mailing explosives to Obama, Texas governor

Julia Poff, 46, was ordered held in jail last week ahead of trial after she was indicted on charges of mailing packages last year that were designed to kill, transporting explosives and other criminal counts, court documents showed.

Nov 24, 2017, 11:09 AM IST
Barack Obama to return to Delhi on December 1, to hold town hall with young leaders

Barack Obama to return to Delhi on December 1, to hold town hall with young leaders

“I will interact with young leaders and learn about the work they are doing to impact their communities,” he said in a video posted on Twitter.

Nov 17, 2017, 14:01 PM IST
Barack Obama dismissed from jury duty in Chicago

Barack Obama dismissed from jury duty in Chicago

Former US president Barack Obama answered a jury summons on Wednesday, but was dismissed soon after arriving at a Chicago courthouse to perform the civic duty asked of all Americans.

Nov 09, 2017, 13:19 PM IST
Donald Trump administration proceeds with Obama-era calorie rule

Donald Trump administration proceeds with Obama-era calorie rule

The Trump administration is moving ahead with Obama-era rules that will require restaurants, stores and pizza delivery chains to list the calorie content of foods they sell.

Nov 09, 2017, 08:58 AM IST
This sheep can recognise Emma Watson and Barack Obama – Watch video

This sheep can recognise Emma Watson and Barack Obama – Watch video

Researchers trained eight sheep to recognise the faces of four celebrities – Fiona Bruce, Jake Gyllenhaal, Barak Obama and Emma Watson – from photographic portraits displayed on computer screens.

Nov 08, 2017, 16:30 PM IST
North Korea looms large as Donald Trump`s challenges Iran

North Korea looms large as Donald Trump`s challenges Iran

The United States had three basic choices: military action, diplomacy or acceptance.

Oct 12, 2017, 13:01 PM IST

US lifts economic sanctions against Sudan

Sudan will no longer be subject to a 20-year-old US trade embargo and will have access to previously frozen assets from October 12.

Oct 07, 2017, 14:54 PM IST
'You are still my best friend': Michelle Obama tweets love for husband Barack

'You are still my best friend': Michelle Obama tweets love for husband Barack

The Obamas celebrated their 25th wedding anniversary on Tuesday, October 3 and to mark the occasion, former first lady Michelle took to Twitter to make a public gesture to her husband on their special day. 

Oct 05, 2017, 00:34 AM IST
Las Vegas massacre a senseless tragedy, says Obama

Las Vegas massacre a senseless tragedy, says Obama

Former United States President Barack Obama dubbed Las Vegas musical concert massacre as `senseless tragedy.

Oct 02, 2017, 23:37 PM IST
New 'smiley-faced' spider species discovered; named after Obamas, Leo DiCaprio

New 'smiley-faced' spider species discovered; named after Obamas, Leo DiCaprio

The team was able to identify and formally describe fifteen new species.

Sep 27, 2017, 16:21 PM IST
In citizenship message, Donald Trump welcomes immigrants to America

In citizenship message, Donald Trump welcomes immigrants to America

Some of the 4,000 immigrants who gathered in Los Angeles to take their US citizenship oath let out a collective moan when they learned they were going to watch a videotaped message from President Donald Trump.

Sep 21, 2017, 05:49 AM IST

Donald Trump to 'consider' resuming military aid to Egypt

US President Donald Trump on Wednesday signaled he would consider resuming military aid to Egypt which had been frozen because of concerns over its human rights record.

Sep 21, 2017, 05:47 AM IST
Barack Obama speaks out against Republican healthcare plan

Barack Obama speaks out against Republican healthcare plan

"And all of this being done without any demonstrable economic or actuary or plain common sense rationale, it frustrates," Obama said.

Sep 21, 2017, 00:30 AM IST
Six Dreamers sue Donald Trump administration over DACA decision

Six Dreamers sue Donald Trump administration over DACA decision

It is among several lawsuits challenging the decision to end DACA, including two cases brought by state attorneys general.

Sep 18, 2017, 20:01 PM IST

Trump says he's close to deal with Congress on DACA

President Donald Trump said on Thursday he was close to reaching a deal with Congress to protect the "Dreamers".

Sep 15, 2017, 00:47 AM IST
Donald Trump’s plan to end DACA challenged by 15 states, District of Columbia

Donald Trump’s plan to end DACA challenged by 15 states, District of Columbia

Fifteen states and the District of Columbia have challenged President Donald Trump’s plan to end DACA.

Sep 07, 2017, 00:27 AM IST

Donald Trump's decision to repeal migrant amnesty wrong, cruel: Barack Obama

India ranks 11th among countries of origin for DACA students, according to the US Citizenship and Immigration Services statistics available till March 31, 2017.

Sep 06, 2017, 13:21 PM IST