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State of the Union

Trump to call again on Congress to act on ageing infrastructure needs

Two administration officials said Trump, who vowed in 2016 as a candidate to back $1 trillion of infrastructure spending over 10 years, will stop short of offering a detailed plan.

Feb 06, 2019, 10:45 AM IST

US President Donald Trump gives his first State of the Union address

"There has never been a better time to start living the American dream."  

Jan 31, 2018, 10:10 AM IST

Marital trouble rumours after Melania and Donald Trump arrive separately for State of the Union address

Breaking the tradition, the First Lady of the United States Melania Trump arrived separately, opting to ride with her guests invited to the First Lady's box, instead of coming with President Donald Trump.

Jan 31, 2018, 09:53 AM IST

Widow of Indian techie shot dead in hate crime to attend Donald Trump's first State of the Union address

Building on the theme of a safe, strong and proud America, President Donald Trump will deliver his first State of the Union address to Congress tomorrow, which among others would be attended by Sunayana Dumala, the widow of an Indian engineer who was shot dead in a hate crime.

Jan 30, 2018, 17:00 PM IST

This spelling error was not Donald Trump's fault. But twitterverse LOLed anyway

Donald Trump's upcoming 'State of the Uniom' could be an 'unpresidented' 'covfefe'.

Jan 30, 2018, 09:19 AM IST

'United States of America most powerful nation on Earth. Period': Barack Obama

The address came amid nervousness in America about terror and the changing economy.

Jan 13, 2016, 10:59 AM IST

Fight against Islamic State not World War 3, says Barack Obama in last State of the Union address

Obama said it was fiction to declare the United States was in economic decline or getting weaker on the international stage.

Jan 13, 2016, 08:57 AM IST

Obama says US stands with terror victims; pencil tribute paid to Charlie Hebdo journos

As Barack Obama laid out his agenda for 2015 in his penultimate State of the Union address, the President did not forget Charlie Hebdo victims and he used the address to symapthise with terror victims worldwide – from those attacked in Pakistan's Peshawar school to the ones slain in Paris' Charlie Hebdo magazine office.

Jan 21, 2015, 12:02 PM IST

Obama `will not relent` in bid to close Guantanamo prison

US President Barack Obama on Tuesday pledged to make good on his promise to close the military prison at Guantanamo Bay, saying it was "time to finish the job."

Jan 21, 2015, 08:59 AM IST

Obama appeals for 'better politics', vows to veto Republicans' bills threatening his agenda

Heralding America's release from the shackles of recession, US President Barack Obama on Tuesday night flaunted a revved up US economy in his penultimate State of the Union address that was themed on tapering down the wealth inequality by pushing for what he called the “middle-class economics”.

Jan 21, 2015, 08:50 AM IST

Barack Obama meets steelworkers, bakers to promote his executive plans

Obama on Wednesday set out at a two-day trip on American roads to promote his execute plans.

Jan 30, 2014, 09:53 AM IST

Obama hits the road to push 'opportunity' agenda

Obama appeared at a Costco wholesale store in suburban Maryland to push his plan to raise the minimum wage from USD 7.25 to USD 10.10 an hour.

Jan 30, 2014, 03:52 AM IST

`Lost my cool` says US lawmaker who threatened journalist

Embattled US congressman Michael Grimm apologised after threatening to break a reporter in half and throw him off a balcony after he was asked about a campaign finance probe.

Jan 30, 2014, 02:10 AM IST

Afghan leader strikes friendlier tone toward US

Afghan President Hamid Karzai has welcomed President Barack Obama`s State of the Union remarks on his country, striking a friendlier note after weeks of anti-American rhetoric.

Jan 30, 2014, 01:55 AM IST

State of the Union: Barack Obama promises `action` in 2014, even without Cong nod

Seeking to breathe the much needed life into his lacklustre second term, Barack Obama in his fifth State of Union address vowed to make 2014 a year of action.

Jan 29, 2014, 10:26 AM IST

This can be a breakthrough year for America: Barack Obama

In his sixth State of the Union address, US President Barack Obama on Tuesday said that "this can be a breakthrough year for America”.

Jan 29, 2014, 01:47 AM IST

Obama tells N Korea, Iran to meet international obligations

US President Barack Obama on Wednesday warned both North Korea and Iran to meet the international obligations regarding their controversial nuclear programme or else face isolation and action.

Feb 13, 2013, 11:55 AM IST

Game on: Obama to Republicans

President Barack Obama delivered an election-year broadside to Republicans: Game on.

Jan 25, 2012, 23:11 PM IST

Obama to pitch for 2nd term in State of the Union

Framed in a starkly populist speech, most of Obama`s proposals surely will face stiff Republican resistance.

Jan 24, 2012, 18:31 PM IST

Obama to `hang out` in live video chat room

Google announced that the US President will participate in a 45-minute live video chat room known as a Hangout.

Jan 23, 2012, 15:17 PM IST