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White House infighting turns ugly: Anthony Scaramucci vs Reince Priebus

Ryan Lizza wrote that Anthony​ Scaramucci believed Reince​ Priebus had been worried about the dinner because he hadn't been invited.

 

No policy change on transgender ban yet, say top US general

No policy change on transgender ban yet, say top US general

The US military`s top officer directed military heads on Thursday not to implement any changes to current policy on transgender personnel, a day after President Donald Trump tweeted they would be banned from serving.

Russia's response to US sanctions to hinge on final bill text: Vladimir Putin

Russia's response to US sanctions to hinge on final bill text: Vladimir Putin

President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday Russia would be forced to retaliate at some point if Washington pressed ahead with new sanctions against Moscow, but said his response would depend on the final text of the proposed law.

India, US are natural partners: Donald Trump administration

India and the US are "natural partners" on a range of political, economic and security issues and the two countries have a mutual desire for global stability, the Trump administration told the Congress on Thursday.

Donald Trump could seek 'tougher' Russia sanctions: White House aide

Donald Trump could seek 'tougher' Russia sanctions: White House aide

U.S. President Donald Trump could veto pending legislation that would slap new sanctions on Russia in order to push for a tougher deal than the one winding through Congress, a top White House aide said on Thursday. 

Trump supports sanctions on Russia Iran, N Korea: White House

The House of Representatives on Tuesday passes legislations with an overwhelming majority of 419-3 supporting tougher sanctions against the three countries.

EU warns US over Russia sanctions bill

EU President Jean-Claude Juncker said the bloc would act "within days" if it does not receive reassurances on the potential impact of new sanctions on European interests.

US Muslims see friendly neighbours, but a foe in White House

US Muslims see friendly neighbours, but a foe in White House

Nearly three-quarters of US Muslims view Trump as unfriendly to them, according to a Pew Research Center report released yesterday.

Trump won't let Assad get away with ''horrible'' actions

Obama should have crossed the red line he had drawn in regard to Assad`s actions, Trump said, adding that "some horrible acts against humanity took place, including gas and the killing through gases".

 

Donald Trump praises work on post-Brexit trade deal, criticizes EU's relationship with US

Donald Trump praises work on post-Brexit trade deal, criticizes EU's relationship with US

United States President Donald Trump on Tuesday praised ongoing work on a post-Brexit trade deal with Britain while sharply criticizing the European Union`s trade relationship with the United States.

Donald Trump pleads with U.S. Republicans to roll back Obamacare

Donald Trump pleads with U.S. Republicans to roll back Obamacare

President Donald Trump made a last-ditch plea to U.S. Senate Republicans on Monday to "do the right thing" and fulfil seven years of campaign promises to repeal and replace former President Barack Obama's signature health care law.

Denial of USD 350mn aid to Pakistan reality, not policy: United States

Denial of USD 350mn aid to Pakistan reality, not policy: United States

United States Defence Secretary Jim Mattis has said that his refusal to give certification to Congress that Pakistan was taking action against the Haqqani network is not a reflection of a new tougher policy against Islamabad, but simply an assessment of the current state of play.

Donald Trump warns of serious consequences unless Iran releases detained Americans: White House

Donald Trump warns of serious consequences unless Iran releases detained Americans: White House

U.S. President Donald Trump warned that Iran would face "new and serious consequences" unless all unjustly detained American citizens are released and returned, the White House said in a statement on Friday.

Philippines PM Rodrigo Duterte says will never visit 'lousy' United States

Philippines PM Rodrigo Duterte says will never visit 'lousy' United States

Duterte was responding to remarks by Massachusetts Congressman James McGovern, who told a hearing of the Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission that he would protest against such a visit if US President Donald Trump followed through on an invitation to the firebrand Philippine leader.

 

Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin did not have a secret G20 meeting: Kremlin

Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin did not have a secret G20 meeting: Kremlin

The Kremlin was responding to questions about a previously undisclosed conversation between Trump and Putin that caused alarm among some US politicians unhappy about Trump's handling of US-Russia relations. 

After US meeting on diplomatic row, Russia says ready to retaliate

After US meeting on diplomatic row, Russia says ready to retaliate

Russia's Foreign Ministry said on Tuesday Moscow reserved the right to take retaliatory measures against the United States after a meeting in Washington ended without a deal on returning seized Russian diplomatic property.

Donald Trump threatens sanctions if Venezuela creates Constituent Assembly

Donald Trump threatens sanctions if Venezuela creates Constituent Assembly

U.S. President Donald Trump threatened on Monday to take "strong and swift economic actions" if Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro goes ahead with plans to create a super-legislature known as a Constituent Assembly in a July 30 vote.

Donald Trump vows to protect 'Made in America' products

Donald Trump vows to protect 'Made in America' products

President Donald Trump promised on Monday he would take more legal and regulatory steps during the next six months to protect American manufacturers, lashing out against trade deals and trade practices he said have hurt U.S. companies.

White House accuses Democrats, Ukraine of 'collusion' during 2017 election

White House accuses Democrats, Ukraine of 'collusion' during 2017 election

The White House has alleged that Democrats colluded with Ukraine during the 2016 election, turning the tables on its accusers amid an all-engulfing scandal over Trump's contacts with Russia.

Donald Trump warns of strong economic actions against Venezuela's Maduro

Donald Trump warns of strong economic actions against Venezuela's Maduro

US President Donald Trump has warned Venezuela of strong and swift economic actions if the country's ruling party goes ahead with plans to rewrite the its constitution.