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  • Scaramucci vs Priebus: White House infighting turns ugly

    Washington: The bitter-infighting among top staffers at White House turned ugly as Anthony Scaramucci, President Donald Trump’s new communications director, launched a foul-mouthed attack on his rival Reince Priebus, calling him a “paranoid schizophrenic”, a news website has claimed.

  • White House says Donald Trump supports sanctions on Russia

    Washington : US President Donald Trump supports imposing tougher new sanctions on Russia, Iran and North Korea, the White House has stressed, a day after the House of Representatives voted in favour of a bill that seeks to limit his ability to lift many of the sanctions on Moscow.

  • Donald Trump set to unveil $10 bn investment from Apple supplier Foxconn

    Washington: President Donald Trump will unveil a USD 10 billion US investment by Apple supplier Foxconn to build a plant in Wisconsin, the White House has said. The Taiwanese tech giant is expected to announce the move side-by-side with the businessman-turned-president, as Trump tries to show his “America First” economic rhetoric is making a difference. According to a senior White House official, building the
    plant — which will make LCD panels — will create at

  • Donald Trump donates second quarter salary to education department

    Washington, President Donald Trump has decided to donate his second quarter salary to the US education department to help American students get access to high quality education, the White House said on Wednesday. “In this quarter, the president will be donating his salary to the Department of Education,” White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders told reporters at her daily news
    conference yesterday.

  • Donald Trump supports sanctions on Russia, Iran, North Korea: White House

    Washington: US President Donald Trump and his administration supports the imposition of tough new sanctions against Russia, Iran and North Korea, the White House has said a day after the House of Representatives voted in favour of the move. “The White House, the president, and the entire administration strongly support sanctions against Russia, Iran, and North Korea,” White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders, told reporters yesterday.

  • Donald Trump calls reporter very rude for posing question on transgender ban

    New York: U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday called a reporter “very rude” for posing him a question on his newly announced ban on transgenders in the military, during his address to the American Legion youth at the White House lawn. At the end of the event, a female reporter quizzed the President, “How did you decide your policy on transgender people in the military?”

  • Do not want transgenders in military: US Prez

    Washington : US President Donald Trump announced on Wednesday that the US military will no longer allow transgender individuals to serve in “any capacity” in the military.

  • Donald Trump proud of Jared Kushner’s transparency on interaction with Russians

    Washington: President Donald Trump is “proud” of his son-in-law and senior advisor Jared Kushner for being transparent about his interaction with Russians and lay out everything clear to expose the “witch hunt” that the probe has been, a White House official has said.

  • US resumes fast processing of some H-1B visa categories

    Washington: The US has announced resuming faster processing of H-1B work visas, popular with Indian techies, for high skilled foreign professionals in categories exempt from Congress-mandated limit, which are mostly for higher education and scientific research institutions. The H1-B visa is a non-immigrant visa that allows US companies to employ foreign workers in speciality occupations that require theoretical or technical expertise in specialised fields. The technology companies depend on it to hire tens of

  • Trump targets regime change in Venezuela

    United States President Donald Trump may be most looked down in his own country – he might be having the lowest popular rating among the US Presidents in the first six months of their respective tenures, but he has started his actions in bringing down the popularly elected governments in Latin America. Right now his target is regime change in Venezuela ruled by the Leftist President Nicolas Maduro. This is being followed by instigating

  • Sean Spicer resigns as White House press secretary

    Washington: Sean Spicer on Friday resigned as White House press secretary to protest against US President Donald Trump’s decision to appoint New York financier Anthony Scaramucci as the new communications director, a media report said on Friday.

  • Trump announces USD 500 mn drug packaging project by US firms

    Washington, US President Donald Trump has announced a USD 500 million investment plan that brings together three American giants to create a pharmaceutical glass packaging initiative which could eventually drive 4,000 jobs.

  • Cracking down on countries that cheat: US President Trump

    Washington: US President Donald Trump has said his administration has been fighting to bring back manufacturing jobs and crackdown on “countries that cheat”. “From day one, my administration has been fighting to bring back our manufacturing jobs and crackdown on foreign
    countries that cheat. Got a lot of them.  We will end the theft of American prosperity, and we will stand up for our companies, our factories, and our workers,” Trump said at a “Made in

  • Trump, Putin met secretly in Germany: White House

    Washington : US President Donald Trump met his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin at a second, previously undisclosed chat during the G20 summit in Germany this month, the White House confirmed on Wednesday, raising new questions about their relationship.

  • French President Emmanuel Macron expects Donald Trump to reverse decision on Paris accord

    Paris, French President Emmanuel Macron said he hoped his American counterpart Donald Trump would reverse his decision to withdraw the US from the Paris climate accord. “Donald Trump listened to me, he understood the meaning of my approach, including the link between global warming and terrorism. He told me that he would try to find a solution in the coming months,” Macron told the French weekly Le Journal du Dimanche on Sunday.