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US 'to pull 7,000 troops' from Afghanistan: Reports

Withdrawing troops from the region could recoil and pave the way toward a "second 9/11". 

Dec 21, 2018, 09:59 AM IST

Donald Trump fires HR McMaster, names hawkish John Bolton US national security adviser

US foreign policy could be headed for an even more volatile time under John Bolton.

Mar 23, 2018, 06:56 AM IST

'I'm not quitting, not getting fired': White House Chief of Staff

White House Chief of Staff John Kelly said that he is not so frustrated in his job that he will think of leaving.

Oct 13, 2017, 10:41 AM IST

White House Chief of Staff John Kelly`s cellphone compromised

White House officials believe Chief of Staff John Kelly`s personal cellphone was compromised, raising concerns that hackers or foreign governments may have had access to data on the phone, Politico reported on Thursday.

Oct 06, 2017, 07:06 AM IST

Donald Trump`s "axis of adults" look to provide a steady hand

Dubbed the "axis of adults," three generals working for President Donald Trump are trying to drill a sense of good order and discipline into a sometimes chaotic White House.

Sep 15, 2017, 11:06 AM IST

Steve Bannon returns to Breitbart News after White House exit

Ousted White House chief strategist Stephen Bannon has returned at the helm of conservative Breitbart News website and chaired the outlet's evening editorial meeting on Friday.

Aug 19, 2017, 07:51 AM IST

New White House chief of staff assures attorney general his job is safe

New White House Chief of Staff John Kelly told Attorney General Jeff Sessions last weekend that his job was safe after Sessions endured several weeks of sharp public criticism from President Donald Trump, a senior US official said on Wednesday.

Aug 03, 2017, 08:17 AM IST

Donald Trump felt Scaramucci's comments 'inappropriate', says new White House chief of staff John Kelly

John Kelly, 67, a retired marine general, has taken over as the new White House chief of staff, replacing Reince Priebus who was fired after continued feud among the senior White House staffers came out in the open.

Aug 01, 2017, 07:01 AM IST

Communications chief Anthony ​Scaramucci out in new White House upheaval

News of Anthony ​Scaramucci`s removal came hours after Donald Trump swore in a new chief of staff, retired General John Kelly. 

Aug 01, 2017, 06:59 AM IST

We are doing incredibly well, says Donald Trump

This was the first Cabinet meeting after new White House Chief of Staff Gen (retd) John Kelly assumed his office.

Jul 31, 2017, 23:22 PM IST

Republicans call on new Trump chief of staff to fix White House chaos

Republicans on Sunday urged President Donald Trump's new chief of staff John Kelly to rein in the chaos within the White House on Monday but said the retired Marine Corps general will be challenged to assert control.

Jul 31, 2017, 11:05 AM IST

Donald Trump ousts Reince Priebus, names Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly as White House chief of staff

In a dramatic move, US president Donald Trump on Friday dismissed Reince Priebus as White House chief of staff and appointed Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly to the job.

Jul 29, 2017, 06:59 AM IST

Mexico, US vow to bolster joint fight against drug cartels

John Kelly said US President Donald Trump aimed to create "stronger, durable bonds" between the two neighbours, which have been at starkly at odds on some areas of policy under Trump.

Jul 08, 2017, 13:19 PM IST

Expansion of ban on larger electronics on airlines likely: US

In 2016, 30 million people flew to the United States from Europe, according to US Transportation Department data.

May 17, 2017, 09:03 AM IST

North Korea intent on developing capability of nuclear tech: John Kelly

North Korea seems to be intent on developing both missile technology and nuclear weapons capability, a top Trump administration official said today.


Apr 29, 2017, 12:22 PM IST

Donald Trump will be insistent on funding border wall: Official

A top US official said he believes that President Donald Trump "will be insistent" that lawmakers include funds for the Mexico border wall in a spending bill that his administration needs to pass to avoid a government shutdown, the media reported.

Apr 23, 2017, 10:24 AM IST

Canada says most border-crossing asylum seekers were in US legally

Most of the people crossing the US border into Canada to claim asylum had been in the United States legally, and Canada is sharing their information with US authorities to help understand the phenomenon.

Mar 11, 2017, 10:39 AM IST

US government offers Jewish communities support after threats

At least 100 Jewish community centers and schools in 33 states have reported bomb and other threats since the start of the year.

Mar 02, 2017, 09:19 AM IST

Military won't be used for deportations: US official

US Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly has pledged that the military would not be used to expel undocumented immigrants from America.

Feb 24, 2017, 14:58 PM IST

New US travel ban to spare green card holders: Trump official

Trump's initial attempt to clamp down for security reasons on immigration from 7 Muslim-majority countries snarled to a halt amid a judicial backlash.

Feb 18, 2017, 23:58 PM IST