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US President Donald Trump outlines his 'strong pro-life' views on abortion

In a series of tweets, the US President backed the law, while at the same time appearing to challenge its key provisions."As most people know, and for those who would like to know, I am strongly Pro-Life, with the three exceptions - Rape, Incest and protecting the Life of the mother," he tweeted.

May 19, 2019, 16:04 PM IST

Trump denies friction with top aides over Iran policy

U.S. officials said on Thursday that Trump had told his advisers, including acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan, that he did not want to get into a war with Iran.

May 18, 2019, 14:33 PM IST

US issues warning on airspace near Gulf as Iran tensions simmer

The Federal Aviation Administration has issued an advisory to U.S. commercial airliners flying over the waters of the Gulf and the Gulf of Oman to exercise caution as tensions between Washington and Tehran continue to simmer. 

May 18, 2019, 13:10 PM IST

Donald Trump to propose merit-based immigration system, move likely to benefit Indians

As of now, about 66 per cent of the green cards are given to those with family ties and only 12 per cent are based on skills. 

May 16, 2019, 07:48 AM IST

Donald Trump expected to sign order paving way for US telecoms ban on Huawei

The executive order would invoke the International Emergency Economic Powers Act, which gives the president the authority to regulate commerce in response to a national emergency that threatens the United States.

May 15, 2019, 10:41 AM IST

US wants to return to the moon and Donald Trump wants extra $1.6 billion for it

Donald Trump wants to accelerate the program and put an American on Moon by 2024.

May 14, 2019, 23:30 PM IST

Cannes jury head Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu slams Donald Trump's wall calls

He expressed his views at a press conference on Tuesday afternoon at the Cannes gala, reported variety.com.

May 14, 2019, 21:10 PM IST

US seizes North Korean ship it accuses of violating sanctions

The United States filed its seizure warrant for the ship under seal in July 2018, but department officials said the timing of its unsealing on Thursday was unrelated to the missile launches.

May 10, 2019, 00:37 AM IST

Donald Trump urges Iran to talk over nuclear program, cannot rule out military action

Trump declined to say what prompted him to deploy the USS Abraham Lincoln carrier group to the region over what was described as unspecified threats.

May 09, 2019, 23:55 PM IST

Donald Trump cites executive privilege to block Congress from getting full Mueller report

The White House's move escalated a constitutional clash between the Democratic-controlled House of Representatives and Republican President Donald Trump over its powers to investigate him, his administration, his family and his business interests. 

May 08, 2019, 23:07 PM IST

US says it will consult India in Afghan peace process

The United States has said that it will consult India as the Afghan peace process goes forward even as it called for 'inclusive and legitimate process' that preserves the gains made in the last 18 years.

May 07, 2019, 21:35 PM IST

US terms India's tariffs as 'unjustified'

US commerce secretary Wilbur Ross has asked India to reduce trade barriers and termed New Delhi's tariff rate as 'unjustified'.

May 07, 2019, 16:52 PM IST

Donald Trump greets Muslims on Ramadan

During the holy month of Ramadan, Muslims observe fast, perform acts of charity, recite prayers and read the Quran.

May 05, 2019, 20:19 PM IST

Actor Siddharth takes a sly dig at Akshay Kumar

"Rang De Basanti" fame actor Siddharth has taken a dig at actor Akshay Kumar over his "non-political" interview with Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

May 04, 2019, 15:35 PM IST

Donald Trump says he, Russian President Vladimir Putin discussed new nuclear pact possibly including China

Trump and Putin also discussed efforts to persuade North Korea to give up nuclear weapons, the political discord in Venezuela, and Ukraine during a call that stretched over an hour.

May 04, 2019, 00:48 AM IST

US lawmakers urge Trump administration to not end India's trade privileges

A decision to scrap the trade privilege comes as President Donald Trump has vowed to cut the US trade deficit and repeatedly called out India for high tariffs. 

May 04, 2019, 00:41 AM IST

America accuses Pakistan Army for not taking appropriate steps against terrorism

America accuses Pakistan Army for not taking appropriate steps against terrorism. Watch this video to know more.

May 02, 2019, 14:48 PM IST

Trump asks for USD 4.5 billion to address surge in migration at southern border

Record numbers of mainly Central American families have crossed the U.S. border with Mexico to seek asylum.

May 01, 2019, 22:57 PM IST

Obamas to produce adaptation of book on Trump presidency

The Obamas' other projects include a biopic on American reformer Frederick Douglass and a period drama set in the fashion world penned by Callie Khouri.

May 01, 2019, 12:01 PM IST

Violence-hit Venezuela on the edge as Opposition leader wants troops to unite against President Maduro

Opposition leader Juan Guaido has been calling for President Nicolas Maduro's ouster due to political and economic turmoil in the country.

May 01, 2019, 07:35 AM IST