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White House counsel Don McGahn to leave post: Donald Trump

White House counsel Don McGahn to leave post: Donald Trump

The relationship between Trump and McGahn has become strained by the pressures of Mueller's investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election.

Aug 29, 2018, 21:56 PM IST
Donald Trump calls off Pompeo's planned trip to North Korea

Donald Trump calls off Pompeo's planned trip to North Korea

United States President Donald Trump said on Friday he had cancelled a planned trip to North Korea by U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, saying progress toward the U.S. goal of a denuclearisation of the Korean peninsula was too slow.

Aug 24, 2018, 23:38 PM IST
Donald Trump slams US Justice Dept, says will stay uninvolved

Donald Trump slams US Justice Dept, says will stay uninvolved

President Donald Trump expressed sympathy for his former campaign manager Paul Manafort and said he would remain "uninvolved" after he attacked Attorney General Jeff Sessions and the U.S. Justice Department in an interview broadcast on Thursday.

Aug 23, 2018, 18:07 PM IST
US concerned over terrorist groups continue to enjoy safe haven in Pakistan: Official

US concerned over terrorist groups continue to enjoy safe haven in Pakistan: Official

The US has expressed concern over terrorist groups continuing to enjoy safe haven in Pakistan and is asking the country to do more against "externally oriented" extremist outfits, a top official in the Trump administration said.

Aug 21, 2018, 12:10 PM IST
Donald Trump most likely to meet North Korean leader Kim Jong-un again

Donald Trump most likely to meet North Korean leader Kim Jong-un again

Trump was responding to a question during an interview with Reuters at the White House on Monday about whether the two were planning another meeting. 

Aug 21, 2018, 08:54 AM IST
2 Indians held in Washington State for staying illegally

2 Indians held in Washington State for staying illegally

The US Border Patrol picked the Indian nationals during a routine check at a bus terminal in Spokane.

Jul 25, 2018, 09:44 AM IST
World's fastest man-made spinning object developed, to help study quantum mechanics

World's fastest man-made spinning object developed, to help study quantum mechanics

The laser can work in a straight line or in a circle - when it is linear, the dumbbell vibrates, and when it is circular, the dumbbell spins.

Jul 24, 2018, 16:27 PM IST
Donald Trump says 'might' ask Vladimir Putin to extradite accused Russian hackers

Donald Trump says 'might' ask Vladimir Putin to extradite accused Russian hackers

Donald Trump has said he may ask Vladimir Putin during their upcoming summit meeting to extradite to the US 12 Russian intelligence officers accused of attempting to interfere with the 2016 presidential election.

Jul 15, 2018, 19:23 PM IST
Donald Trump faults Barack Obama for US response to Russian hacking

Donald Trump faults Barack Obama for US response to Russian hacking

President Donald Trump today scolded the Obama administration for not responding aggressively enough to Russian hacking of Democratic targets in the 2016 US election - cyberattacks underpinning the indictment of 12 Russian military intelligence officers.

Jul 14, 2018, 23:43 PM IST
US has started biggest trade war in history: China

US has started biggest trade war in history: China

The trade dispute between the world`s top two economies had rattled markets and prompted warnings from companies of damage to their bottom lines and higher prices for consumers.

Jul 06, 2018, 10:51 AM IST
Trump administration rolls back racial diversity guidelines for US colleges

Trump administration rolls back racial diversity guidelines for US colleges

The Trump administration on Tuesday rescinded an extensive set of guidelines put in place under President Barack Obama that had called on colleges and universities to consider race as a way of promoting diversity. 

Jul 04, 2018, 06:14 AM IST
5 killed in US newsroom shooting, suspect detained

5 killed in US newsroom shooting, suspect detained

Four of the victims died on the spot while the fifth was pronounced dead at the University of Maryland Medical Centre.

 

Jun 29, 2018, 10:20 AM IST
Pentagon indefinitely suspends some training exercises with South Korea

Pentagon indefinitely suspends some training exercises with South Korea

The United States and South Korea earlier this week announced the suspension of planning for Freedom Guardian. 

Jun 23, 2018, 10:34 AM IST
Donald Trump misrepresents North Korea nuclear agreement

Donald Trump misrepresents North Korea nuclear agreement

According to the document: "President Trump committed to provide security guarantees to North Korea and Chairman Kim Jong-un reaffirmed his firm and unwavering commitment to complete denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula."

 

Jun 22, 2018, 10:01 AM IST
US to host first Strategic 2+2 Dialogue in July; Sushma Swaraj, Nirmala Sitharaman to attend

US to host first Strategic 2+2 Dialogue in July; Sushma Swaraj, Nirmala Sitharaman to attend

The first strategic 2+2 Dialogue will be held in July in Washington.

Jun 21, 2018, 23:56 PM IST
Harvard University accused of racially discriminating against Asian-American students

Harvard University accused of racially discriminating against Asian-American students

Thorough and comprehensive analysis of the data and evidence makes clear that Harvard College does not discriminate against applicants from any group, including Asian-Americans, whose rate of admission has grown 29 per cent over the last decade

Jun 17, 2018, 13:42 PM IST
International Yoga Day celebrations begin in US

International Yoga Day celebrations begin in US

In his special message on the occasion, Senator Tim Kaine said that while the idea of International Yoga day is new, the art is built upon ancient Indian principles born of a desire to maintain inner well-being. 

Jun 17, 2018, 12:03 PM IST
More women in government may reduce corruption: Trump administration

More women in government may reduce corruption: Trump administration

The study finds that women's presence in these occupations is not significantly associated with corruption, suggesting that it is the policymaking role through which women are able to have an impact on corruption.

Jun 17, 2018, 11:43 AM IST
Man found guilty of murdering Indian-origin student in US

Man found guilty of murdering Indian-origin student in US

The family of the 19-year-old student from Morton Grove was simply unwilling to accept that. 

Jun 17, 2018, 11:22 AM IST
US separates 2,000 children from parents at Mexico border

US separates 2,000 children from parents at Mexico border

The call was largely to defend the administration`s decision to charge every adult caught crossing the border illegally with federal crimes.

Jun 16, 2018, 11:06 AM IST

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