Barack Obama

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
UK says United States claims about spying will not be repeated

UK says United States claims about spying will not be repeated

British Prime Minister Theresa May has received assurances from the White House it would not repeat allegations that Britain`s GCHQ spy agency had helped former US President Barack Obama eavesdrop on Donald Trump.

Mar 17, 2017, 18:31 PM IST
Donald Trump, German Chancellor Angela Merkel to hold first face-to-face meeting at White House

Donald Trump, German Chancellor Angela Merkel to hold first face-to-face meeting at White House

President Donald Trump welcomes German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Friday for a White House meeting that could help determine the future of the transatlantic alliance and shape the working relationship between two of the world`s most powerful leaders.

Mar 17, 2017, 11:08 AM IST
Donald Trump barnstorms to push healthcare plan; signs of conservative support

Donald Trump barnstorms to push healthcare plan; signs of conservative support

U.S. President Donald Trump used his barnstorming strategy on Wednesday to try to build momentum for his first legislative initiative, a healthcare overhaul, by holding a massive rally in Nashville, Tennessee, reminiscent of his campaign events.

Mar 16, 2017, 09:56 AM IST

Saudi deputy crown prince, Donald Trump meeting a ''turning point'': Saudi adviser

Riyadh and other Gulf allies see in Donald Trump a strong president who will shore up Washington’s role as their main strategic partner.

Mar 15, 2017, 09:54 AM IST

Seema Verma confirmed by Senate for top health post in Trump administration

Seema Verma has been confirmed by the US Senate for a top health care position in the Trump administration, becoming the second Indian-American in the new government to be approved by the upper chamber of the US Congress.

Mar 14, 2017, 23:34 PM IST
Senate confirms Indian-American Seema Verma for top health care post in Donald Trump administration

Senate confirms Indian-American Seema Verma for top health care post in Donald Trump administration

President Donald Trump’s pick to run Medicare and Medicaid, Indian-American Seema Verma, won confirmation on Monday.

Mar 14, 2017, 12:02 PM IST
US Justice Department seeks more time on Donald Trump wiretap evidence

US Justice Department seeks more time on Donald Trump wiretap evidence

The Department of Justice said on Monday it had requested more time to respond to a request from lawmakers on the House of Representatives Intelligence Committee for evidence about President Donald Trump`s allegation that then-President Barack Obama wiretapped him.

Mar 14, 2017, 08:56 AM IST
Donald Trump's revised travel ban dealt first court setback

Donald Trump's revised travel ban dealt first court setback

 A federal judge in Wisconsin dealt the first legal blow to President Donald Trump`s revised travel ban on Friday.

Mar 11, 2017, 09:51 AM IST
Alarm bells for US? China's stealth jet enters service, Navy building "first class" fleet

Alarm bells for US? China's stealth jet enters service, Navy building "first class" fleet

China hopes J-20 stealth fighter will narrow the military gap with the United States.

Mar 10, 2017, 15:30 PM IST
Dream 'Game of Thrones' cameo would be Barack Obama: Martin

Dream 'Game of Thrones' cameo would be Barack Obama: Martin

"Game of Thrones" author G R R Martin says former US President Barack Obama would be a "dream cameo" on hit fantasy show. Obama is a self-confessed fan of the show and producers David Benioff and D B Weiss had even sent him advance episodes of season six.

Mar 09, 2017, 19:09 PM IST

Barack Obama shares Indian-American woman's ''inspirational'' letter

The letter ends with the Indian-American woman telling the Obamas that "she`s in" for changing the world for better once they come back from their vacation.

Mar 09, 2017, 16:22 PM IST

US doctors' groups oppose Obamacare repeal

Opposition to the Republican health care bill strengthened, as key industry groups that had supported Affordable Care Act (ACA) or the `Obamacare`, said its replacement could harm vulnerable Americans, the media reported.

Mar 09, 2017, 12:10 PM IST
US First Lady Melania Trump's approval rating soars since inauguration: Poll

US First Lady Melania Trump's approval rating soars since inauguration: Poll

US First Lady Melania Trump's approval rating has soared to double digits since her husband Donald Trump was inaugurated as President on January 20, according to a new poll.

Mar 09, 2017, 10:12 AM IST

Obama irked by Trump's wiretapping allegations

Barack Obama is furious over allegations by his successor Donald Trump that the Trump Tower was wiretapped ahead of presidential elections, CNN quoted sources close to the former president.

Mar 09, 2017, 00:12 AM IST

Trump blames Obama for releasing Guantanamo Bay detainees

US President Donald Trump has launched a fresh attack on Barack Obama`s administration, claiming he was responsible for releasing 122 "vicious prisoners" from Guantanamo Bay, who have since re-engaged in terrorism.

Mar 08, 2017, 00:11 AM IST
Trump now targets Obama over Russia links

Trump now targets Obama over Russia links

Meanwhile, NBC reported that senior US officials had no clue about Trump's allegations of wire tapping at the Trump Tower.

Mar 05, 2017, 20:30 PM IST
'Obama launched cyberwar to sabotage North Korea missile programme'

'Obama launched cyberwar to sabotage North Korea missile programme'

The US still cannot effectively counter North Korea's nuclear and missile programmes, The New York Times reported.

Mar 04, 2017, 23:48 PM IST
Donald Trump accuses Barack Obama of 'tapping' his phone during campaign

Donald Trump accuses Barack Obama of 'tapping' his phone during campaign

President Donald Trump on Saturday accused his predecessor Barack Obama of "tapping" his phone during last year`s White House campaign, without providing evidence of the explosive charge.

Mar 04, 2017, 18:49 PM IST