Free Press Journal
  • US Defence Secretary Jim Mattis points to UK poisoning, calls Russia ‘strategic competitor’

    Washington: Russia’s suspected involvement in the poisoning of a former double agent and his daughter in Britain shows Moscow has “chosen to be a strategic competitor,” US Defence Secretary Jim Mattis suggested today. “We’ve always been willing to cooperate with Russia where possible,” Mattis told reporters when asked if he saw scope for improved relations with Russia following President Vladimir Putin’s re-election.

  • Trump lawyer claims porn star liable for $20 million

    Karachi : Donald Trump’s lawyer claims porn actress Stormy Daniels is liable for at least $ 20 million for violating a nondisclosure agreement she says prevents her from discussing an affair with the president, according to a court filing.

  • Will Kim Jong-un take Donald Trump for a ride?

    It is not often remembered that 65 years after the Korean Armistice Agreement was designed to “insure a complete cessation of hostilities and of all acts of armed force in Korea until a final peaceful settlement is achieved”, the Korean peninsula is still at war. A high-level US-North Korean dialogue might end this dangerous situation but that is not what all observers want.

  • Donald Trump Jr’s wife Vanessa Trump files for divorce

    New York: US President Donald Trump’s daughter-in-law has filed for divorce from her husband Donald Trump Jr after 12 years of marriage, according to a media report. Vanessa Haydon Trump, 40, the wife of President Trump’s oldest son, filed for divorce yesterday in a Manhattan court, a report in The New York Times said. It said Vanessa is seeking an uncontested divorce to end her 12-year marriage with the president’s son.

  • White House indicates additional US action against Chinese imports

    Washington: US President Donald Trump might take additional action against Chinese products, the White House has indicated. The US has some USD 500 billion trade deficit with China. Ever since coming to power, Trump has sought to reduce this trade deficit which he says is mainly due to the unfair trade practices of China.

  • Gina Haspel to become first woman boss of CIA

    Washington: Gina Haspel, US President Donald Trump’s nominee to become the first woman to lead the CIA, is a veteran, who once reportedly ran a secret prison in Thailand where terrorism suspects were allegedly subjected to harsh interrogation techniques like waterboarding.

  • Trump sacks Tillerson

    Washington : US President Donald Trump has fired his Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, who is currently on a visit to Africa, and replaced him with CIA Director Mike Pompeo.

  • Trump blocks Broadcom’s $117-b bid to buy Qualcomm

    Washington : US President Donald Trump on Tuesday blocked Singapore-based company Broadcom’s $117 billion bid for chip maker Qualcomm, citing national security concern.

  • Mr Naresh Agrawal, don’t apologise, just change your sick mindset

    Samajwadi Party leader Naresh Agrawal (now BJP member) on record said some objectionable and vile things about Jaya Bachchan and indirectly comparing her to a dancer. This incident is not one-off because many politicians cutting across party lines (Digvijaya Singh, Giriraj Singh, Sriprakash Jaiswal, Sharad Yadav, Lalu Prasad Yadav, Abu Asim Azmi, Sanjay Nirupam, Yogi Adityanath, Mulayam Singh Yadav, Abhijit Mukherjee; the list is unending) have said some nasty and unparliamentary things

  • Broadcom’s proposed Qualcomm bid blocked on security grounds

    Washington: In an unusual move, US President Donald Trump blocked Singapore-based Broadcom’s $140 billion bid for rival US chipmaker Qualcomm on grounds of national security. In a presidential order on Monday, Trump claimed that “credible evidence” had led him to believe that if Broadcom were to acquire control of Qualcomm, it “might take action that threatens to impair the national security of the United States.”

  • US will not make concessions to North Korea: CIA

    Washington: The US government will not make concessions during negotiations with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un and will demand that Pyongyang’s halt its missile tests and open the door to denuclearizing, CIA Director Mike Pompeo said on Sunday.