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  • In addition to Russia, China meddled in 2016 US presidential elections too, says Donald Trump

    Washington: President Donald Trump has alleged China, in addition to Russia, meddled in the 2016 US presidential elections. Last month, chairing a UN Security Council meeting on the sidelines of the UN general Assembly in New York, Trump had alleged that China was trying to interfere in the 2018 mid-term polls and that it did not want him to be the president. China has denied these allegations.

  • Saudis reject Donalad Trump’s threats as market dips

    Dubai : Saudi Arabia warned on Sunday it will respond to any “threats” against it as its stock market plunged following US President Donald Trump’s warning of “severe punishment” over the disappearance of Washington Post contributor Jamal Khashoggi. Trump made a point of visiting the kingdom on his first overseas trip as president and has touted arms sales to Saudi Arabia. But both the White House and the kingdom are under mounting

  • Only cream can enter US: Prez

    Washington : US President Donald Trump has said he wants people with merit to enter the United States, a move that can help technology professionals from countries such as India. “I’m very tough at the borders. We’ve been very tough at the borders. People have to come into our country legally, not illegally. Legally. And I want them to come in on merit,” Trump told reporters at the White House on Saturday.

  • US wants to prohibit data localisation

    Washington: The US wants to prohibit data localisation to ensure that there is a free flow of information across borders, a senior Trump administration official has said, amidst reports that major American IT companies are up in arms against the latest Indian directive which kicks off next week. The RBI, in a circular said all system providers will have to ensure that the entire data relating to payment systems operated by them

  • Donald Trump vows action if scribe killed by Saudi Arabia

    Washington: US President Donald Trump has said Saudi Arabia could be behind the disappearance of missing journalist Jamal Khashoggi and warned Washington would inflict “severe punishment” if he was murdered. The Saudi critic has not been seen since he walked into the kingdom’s consulate in Istanbul on October 2, with Turkish officials accusing Riyadh of murdering him inside the diplomatic mission. “We’re going to get to the bottom of it and there

  • China-US trade surplus hits record

    Beijing: US President Donald Trump’s much-touted hefty tariffs on Chinese imports are yet to have a negative effect as the Communist nation’s trade surplus with America ballooned to a record high of $34.1 billion in September, data showed on Friday. Trump has been steadily hiking tariffs on Chinese exports to the US since June demanding Beijing to bring down the trade deficit amounting to $375 billion. The US escalated the trade war

  • Rapper Kanye West‘s iPhone password leaked, gets trolled for having weak password

    American rapper Kanye West met with President Donald Trump at the White House for lunch on Thursday, and held a press conference in which the duo touched upon the 13th and Second amendments, North Korea, bringing manufacturing to the US, and ending stop-and-frisk in Chicago, among other issues.

  • Turkey, US press Riyadh to explain fate of missing journalist

    Istanbul: Turkey and the United States on Thursday ratcheted up the pressure on Saudi Arabia to explain how a journalist vanished after entering its Istanbul consulate last week, with US lawmakers warning that military ties were at risk. President Donald Trump became more forceful in his call for answers from Saudi Arabia but he also rebuffed calls from the US Congress to show more resolve, saying he would not jeopardise arms sales

  • India’s decision on buying oil from Iran, defence system from Russia not helpful: US

     Washington: India’s decision to continue buying oil from Iran after November 4 and purchase the S-400 Triumf air defence system from Russia is “not helpful” and the US is reviewing it “very carefully”, the State Department has said. The US is trying to cut off all oil imports from Iran following President Donald Trump’s decision in May to pull out of the 2015 multilateral deal that eased global sanctions in exchange for

  • US curbs nuclear technology sales to China

    Washington : The Donald Trump administration has decided to limit sales of United States’ civil nuclear technology to China to prevent use for military or unauthorised purposes, thus heightening further tensions between the two countries. “The United States cannot ignore the national security implications of China’s efforts to obtain nuclear technology outside of established processes of US-China civil nuclear cooperation,” CNN quoted US Secretary of Energy Rick Perry as saying on Thursday.

  • Nations extort lower prices from US drug-makers for citizens: Donald Trump

    Washington: US President Trump has alleged foreign count­ries extort lower prices from US drug-makers for their citizens, as he signed two pieces of law into law that aim to inform consumers about drug prices. Both steps, the Know the Lowest Price Act and the Patient Right to Know Drug Prices Act, aim to end the drug industry’s so-called gag orders of pharmacists, which prevent them from discussing cheaper price op­ti­ons with consumers.

  • Missing Saudi journalist: US Senators call on Donald Trump to order investigation

    Washington: More than 20 top US Senators have asked President Donald Trump to order an investigation into Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi’s whereabouts and impose sanctions against anyone found responsible for his mysterious disappearance. In a letter to Trump, the 22 lawmakers triggered the 2016 Global Magnitsky Act, which gives the President 120 days to decide whether to impose sanctions on any foreign person he determines sponsored or was involved in the disappearance

  • Donald Trump’s tiny statues with ‘Pee On Me’ sign placed around Brooklyn for dogs

    US President Donald Trump has many statues around the world but now, there is one which has left everyone surprised. A tiny statue of POTUS is placed near sidewalks but what has left everyone amused is, ‘pee on me’ sign. The statue is placed in Brooklyn, New York by local artist Phil Gable. Speaking to Gothamist, he explained, “It was largely just a personal expression of my own disdain for Donald Trump, both

  • Nikki Haley has been great advocate of India-US relationship: Indian-Americans 

    Washington: Nikki Haley, who resigned as the US Ambassador to the United Nations, has been a great advocate of the India-US relationship and actively engaged with Indian-Americans, according to eminent community members, who believe she would soon emerge in a stronger role given her nationwide popularity.

  • Donald Trump can meet Kim Jong-un after US mid-term polls

    Washington: US President Donald Trump has said his upcoming meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un will be held after the mid-term congressional elections in November. On a flight to Iowa, while campaigning for the mid-term polls to be held on November 6, Trump told reporters: “I just can’t leave now.” Earlier on Tuesday in a media interaction at the Oval Office, he said the venue of his second meeting with Kim

  • My daughter would be dynamite as US ambassador to UN, says Donald Trump

    Washington: US President Donald Trump said he is certain that his daughter Ivanka would be “dynamite” as the US ambassador to the UN, but conceded that he would be “accused of nepotism” if he selected her to replace Indian-American Nikki Haley.

  • Donald Trump apologises to Kavanaugh and his family for ‘their suffering’

    Washington: US President Donald Trump has apologised to new Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh and his family for the “terrible suffering” they had to endure, saying the “fair-minded” judge deserves a “dignified evaluation” and not a campaign based on “lies and deception”.Judge Kavanaugh, 53, was confirmed by the Senate on Saturday in a 50-48 vote following an acrimonious debate over his nomination triggered by a series of sexual assault allegations during the

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