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In landmark meeting, Donald Trump hails Abdel Fattah al-Sisi's 'fantastic job' in Egypt

In landmark meeting, Donald Trump hails Abdel Fattah al-Sisi's 'fantastic job' in Egypt

US President Donald Trump set human rights scandals aside to welcome Abdel Fattah al-Sisi to the White House Monday.

Apr 04, 2017, 12:55 PM IST

Egypt's 'fantastic guy' Sisi to meet Donald Trump

After four years of tension with the United States, Egypt's President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi now has a fan in the White House and on Monday he meets President Donald Trump.

Apr 01, 2017, 10:54 AM IST

Two journalists sue Donald Trump over ''kill list''

Two journalists who believe they were on a so-called "kill list" of individuals targeted by the US for deadly drone strikes are suing President Donald Trump and other top administration officials, a media report said.

Mar 31, 2017, 15:46 PM IST
100 percent committed to Paris deal, says China after Trump snubs rules

100 percent committed to Paris deal, says China after Trump snubs rules

China, the world's largest emitter of greenhouse gases, today reaffirmed that it remains "100 per cent" committed to the landmark Paris climate deal, looking to seize the leadership of global environment policy after US President Donald Trump began dismantling Obama-era policies.

Mar 30, 2017, 00:55 AM IST

China, European Union reaffirm climate pledges after Donald Trump backs away

Nations led by China and the European Union rallied around a global plan to slow climate change on Wednesday after U.S. President Donald Trump began undoing Obama-era plans for deep cuts in U.S. greenhouse gas emissions.

Mar 29, 2017, 21:16 PM IST
US President Donald Trump bulldozes Barack Obama's climate legacy with executive order

US President Donald Trump bulldozes Barack Obama's climate legacy with executive order

White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer said Trump strongly believed that protecting environment and "promoting our economy are not mutually exclusive goals."

Mar 29, 2017, 09:21 AM IST
Donald Trump to sign executive order rolling back Obama's climate change measures

Donald Trump to sign executive order rolling back Obama's climate change measures

The order represents a clear difference between how Trump and Obama view the role the US plays in combating climate change, and dramatically alters the government's approach to rising sea levels and temperatures - two impacts of climate change, CNN reported.

Mar 28, 2017, 13:20 PM IST
Popular with Trump, will Jackson stay on the $20 bill?

Popular with Trump, will Jackson stay on the $20 bill?

President Donald Trump's enthusiasm for his 19th century predecessor Andrew Jackson is stoking fears he may cancel plans to replace that controversial president on the $20 bill with abolitionist Harriet Tubman.

Mar 26, 2017, 20:32 PM IST
Obamacare exploding? Maybe just a slow burn

Obamacare exploding? Maybe just a slow burn

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday that Obamacare was "exploding" after Republican lawmakers shelved legislation that would have dismantled the healthcare law. 

Mar 25, 2017, 08:59 AM IST

US Speaker Paul Ryan dented by healthcare debacle, but keeps support

U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan on Friday acknowledged the unthinkable for a Republican leader: he could not deliver the votes to repeal and replace Obamacare, even though he and his fellow Republicans had vowed to do so for seven years.

Mar 25, 2017, 08:50 AM IST

Donald Trump demands vote on healthcare plan on Friday

US President Donald Trump has demanded that House Republicans vote on Friday on a bill to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare, a media report said.

Mar 24, 2017, 09:09 AM IST
FBI chief confirms probe of possible Russian link to Trump's team

FBI chief confirms probe of possible Russian link to Trump's team

FBI Director James Comey confirmed for the first time Monday that the agency is investigating Russian interference in last year's presidential election and notably Moscow's possible collusion with President Donald Trump's campaign.

Mar 20, 2017, 23:07 PM IST
FBI director to testify on Russia ties as Trump slams 'fake news'

FBI director to testify on Russia ties as Trump slams 'fake news'

The directors of the FBI and NSA are to give keenly awaited testimony before Congress Monday on what ties President Donald Trump may have with Russia and his explosive allegation that he was wiretapped by his predecessor Barack Obama.

Mar 20, 2017, 20:28 PM IST

FBI director to testify on Russia ties, alleged wiretap

 The directors of the FBI and NSA are to give keenly awaited testimony before Congress today on what ties President Donald Trump may have with Russia and his explosive allegation that he was wiretapped by his predecessor Barack Obama.

Mar 20, 2017, 13:11 PM IST

New Zealand expels US diplomat amid police inquiry

The US embassy in Wellington said it did not comment on the specifics of matters under investigation.
 

Mar 20, 2017, 09:36 AM IST
Donald Trump not safe in White House: Former Secret Service agent

Donald Trump not safe in White House: Former Secret Service agent

US President Donald Trump is not safe inside the White House and even the Secret Service would not be able to protect him during a terror attack, a former Secret Service agent who had guarded previous presidents has warned.

Mar 18, 2017, 15:26 PM IST
No regret on British link to spying on Donald Trump on behalf of Barack Obama: White House

No regret on British link to spying on Donald Trump on behalf of Barack Obama: White House

The White House has expressed no "regret" in citing an uncorroborated news report that alleged a British intelligence agency, on behalf of the then US President Barack Obama, spied on Donald Trump when he was the presidential candidate.

Mar 18, 2017, 14:14 PM IST

Donald Trump calls Obamacare a 'disaster'

One of his major electoral promise, Donald Trump has initiated steps to replace and repeal the signature healthcare initiative of his predecessor Barack Obama.

Mar 18, 2017, 10:47 AM IST

US Justice Department report doesn't confirm Donald Trump's wiretap claim: Media report

A classified report delivered by the U.S. Justice Department to House and Senate investigators does not confirm President Donald Trump`s allegations that the former president Barack Obama wiretapped him during last year`s presidential campaign, CNN reported citing sources with knowledge of the classified report`s contents.

Mar 18, 2017, 10:13 AM IST
Donald Trump's Islamic State plan looks much like Barack Obama's: Official

Donald Trump's Islamic State plan looks much like Barack Obama's: Official

Trump had promised during the campaign to implement a "secret plan" to defeat the Islamic State, including a pledge to "bomb the hell out of" the terror group in Iraq and Syria.

Mar 18, 2017, 08:39 AM IST