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Donald Trump says protesters would have met vicious dogs if White House fence breached

The death on Monday in Minneapolis of George Floyd has sparked demonstrations, some of them violent, in many cities across the nation, including one in Washington on Friday.

May 30, 2020, 22:22 PM IST

Phyllis George, former Miss America and pioneer sportscaster, dies aged 70

Former Miss America Phyllis George, who became the first the female sportscasting pioneer on the football pregame show 'The NFL Today, passes away recently. She was 70-year-old.

May 17, 2020, 18:09 PM IST

Democrats launch probe of Donald Trump's firing of state department watchdog

Democrats in Congress on Saturday launched an investigation into President Donald Trump`s move to oust the State Department`s internal watchdog, accusing the president of escalating his fight against any oversight of his administration.

May 17, 2020, 07:33 AM IST

Coronavirus vaccine or no vaccine, US is reopening: Donald Trump

President Donald Trump has assured Americans that the United States, which has badly suffered due to the coronavirus pandemic, will reopen whether a vaccine is developed to combat the deadly virus or not.

May 16, 2020, 15:11 PM IST

PM Narendra Modi only world leader followed by White House on Twitter

The Twitter handle of the White House, the official residence of US President, follows only 19 accounts, three out of which belong to PM Narendra Modi and President Kam Nath Kovind.

Apr 10, 2020, 14:18 PM IST

US presidential election: Bernie Sanders suspends White House bid, making Joe Biden presumptive Democratic nominee

Bernie Sanders, the democratic socialist who promised to lead a grassroots political revolution into the White House, suspended his campaign on Wednesday, making former Vice President Joe Biden the presumptive Democratic nominee to face Republican President Donald Trump in the Nov. 3 election.

Apr 08, 2020, 23:41 PM IST

Donald Trump's India visit aimed at deepening strategic ties: White House

Underlining that it was the first official visit of the US President to India, the White House said both countries enjoyed a long-standing trade relationship, exceeding USD 142 billion in 2018 alone.

Feb 26, 2020, 07:08 AM IST

Islamabad has to act on state-sponsored terrorism for successful India-Pakistan dialogue: US

Ahead of the US President Donald Trump's visit to India on Monday, Washington observed that Pakistan will need to act on terror groups extremists on its territory to have a successful dialogue with India. 

Feb 23, 2020, 06:18 AM IST

Make Hafiz Saeed accountable for involvement in 26/11 Mumbai terror attack: US to Pakistan

The spokesperson said Hafiz Saeed`s conviction on terror financing is a step towards curtailing the operation of a terrorist group that threatens peace and stability in South Asia.

Feb 14, 2020, 07:22 AM IST

Donald Trump discusses Syria, Libya with Turkey's Erdogan: White House

The two leaders discussed the need to eliminate foreign interference and maintain the ceasefire in Libya. The leaders agreed that the violence being carried out in Idlib, Syria must stop," White House spokesman Judd Deere said in a tweet.

Jan 28, 2020, 10:26 AM IST

Donald Trump trial enters pivotal week as calls for witnesses grow

The New York Times cited an unpublished Bolton manuscript as saying that Trump told him he wanted to freeze security aid to Ukraine until its officials helped with investigations into Democrats, including former Vice President Joe Biden, and his son, Hunter Biden.

Jan 27, 2020, 18:23 PM IST

Ordered killing of Iranian commander Qassem Soleimani to prevent war, not start one: Trump

The overnight attack, authorised by US President Donald Trump, was a major escalation in a "shadow war" in the Middle East between Iran and the United States and American allies, principally Israel and Saudi Arabia.

Jan 04, 2020, 06:38 AM IST

Ivanka Trump indicates she might leave White House if father is re-elected in 2020

Ivanka Trump, the daughter and advisor to US President Donald Trump, has indicated that she could exit the White House if her father is re-elected in the 2020 presidential election.  

Dec 29, 2019, 09:19 AM IST

US Donald Trump poised to sign massive government spending bill: White House

White House adviser Kellyanne Conway said on Tuesday said that President Donald Trump supports massive US government spending plans hammered out by Congress this week.

Dec 17, 2019, 22:10 PM IST

Donald Trump calls for World Bank to stop loaning to China

The World Bank on Thursday adopted a plan to aid China with $1 billion to $1.5 billion in low-interest loans annually through June 2025.

Dec 07, 2019, 10:00 AM IST

Conan is a tough cookie: Donald Trump welcomes military dog, who helped kill al-Baghdadi, to White House

Speaking to reporters on the occasion, Trump praised Conan as a "tough cookie" who "recovered very quickly" from the injuries sustained during the successful operation and "has since gone on very important raids".

Nov 26, 2019, 13:49 PM IST

Sondland testimony 'exonerates' Donald Trump: White House

President Trump`s personal lawyer said on Wednesday that he had no involvement with the issue of military aid to Ukraine, a key point in the impeachment inquiry into Trump

Nov 21, 2019, 07:42 AM IST

As impeachment probe starts new phase, Donald Trump promises another transcript

Donald Trump is the fourth US president to face impeachment. None were removed from office, although Richard Nixon resigned as he faced almost certain impeachment in 1974 over the Watergate scandal.

Nov 12, 2019, 18:38 PM IST

US President Donald Trump celebrates Diwali at White House, lights lamps

US President Donald Trump took to twitter and posted a video of him lighting diyas and said, 'As Diwali commences, Melania and I wish those observing the Festival of Lights a blessed and happy celebration! Happy Diwali.'

Oct 27, 2019, 18:44 PM IST

Pakistan might conduct 'cross-border activities' after India's Kashmir move: US

Assistant Secretary of Defence for Indo-Pacific Security Affairs, Randall Shriver said China is trying to insert its role in the conflict between Pakistan and India over the Kashmir issue.

Oct 03, 2019, 06:18 AM IST