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    US President Donald Trump admits son met Russian lawyer for information on opponent

    Washington: US President Donald Trump has admitted his son met a Russian lawyer in June 2016 “to get information on an opponent”, but argues it was legal. It is his most direct statement so far on the reason for Donald Trump Jr’s meeting with Kremlin-linked lawyer Natalia Veselnitskaya in June 2016, BBC reported on Monday.

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    Mumbai: Trump govt encourages, welcomes qualified Indians, says US Consul General

    Mumbai: As the Trump administration continues to tighten screws on the H-1B visa programme, United States Consul General in Mumbai, Edgard Kagan, says his country encourages and welcomes “qualified Indians”. US President Donald Trump is “very committed” to relations with India, he told PTI. “The US continues to be as welcoming as it has always been to qualified Indian travellers,” Kagan said, adding a record number of Indians flying to the US

  • India can gain from US-China trade war

    New Delhi : With the US imposing additional 25 per cent duty on imports worth $34 billion from China, certain Indian products may become more competitive, CII said today.

  • Donald Trump’s ties with Narendra Modi not quite warm

    The White House spokesperson’s recent observation that President Donald Trump has not yet responded to Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s invitation to him to preside over the high-profile Republic Day parade event on January 26 sums up the chill that characterises Indo-US relations today. It reflects the low priority that Trump attaches to India that he has not thought it fit to visit this country in his first year in office. But it

  • China mulls tariffs on $60 bn US goods

    Beijing : Beijing warned on Friday it was prepared to impose new tariffs on $60 billion worth of US goods if Washington ups the ante in the escalating US-China trade war.

  • Donald Trump receives ‘nice’ letter from Kim, hopes to meet North Korean leader ‘soon’

    Washington: Donald Trump today said he has received a “nice” letter from Kim Jong-un and he looks forward to meeting him “soon”, as the US President thanked the North Korean leader for handing over possible remains of American soldiers killed in the Korean War. Fifty-five cases of what are believed to be the remains of Americans who were killed or captured during the Korean War were transported to a military base in

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    Donald Trump administration plans steeper tariff on import of Chinese products

    Washington: On the direction of US President Donald Trump, his administration is considering to increase the proposed tariff of 10 per cent on import of Chinese products to 25 per cent, a top trade negotiator has said. Such a move would more than double its proposed tariff on import of Chinese products worth USD 200 billion.

  • Trump’s ex-campaign chief goes on trial

    Washington : Donald Trump’s former campaign chief Paul Manafort on Tuesday becomes the first member of the president’s election team to face trial on charges stemming from the probe into Russian interference in the 2016 vote.

  • Donald Trump using sports to divide country: LeBron James

    Washington: NBA superstar LeBron James has said that President Donald Trump is using athletics and athletes to split up the country. “What I’ve noticed over the past few months… He’s kinda used sports to kinda divide us, and that’s something that I can’t relate to,” the basketball star told CNN on Monday evening.

  • Donald Trump willing to meet Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani without preconditions

    Washington: US President Donald Trump announced that he was willing to meet his Iranian counterpart Hassan Rouhani without preconditions and “whenever they want”, a sharp departure from his threats against Tehran last week. “I would certainly meet with Iran if they wanted to meet,” Trump said on Monday during a joint news conference at the White House alongside Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte. “I do believe that they will probably end up wanting to

  • US President Donald Trump threatens government shutdown over immigration

    Washington: President Donald Trump today threatened a government shutdown if the US Congress refuses to back major changes to immigration policies like establishing a merit-based system, saying America is the “laughing stock of the world” due to the “worst” immigration laws.

  • Watergate scandal reporter ‘Bob Woodward’ to tackle Donald Trump in latest book

    Washington: Bob Woodward — one of the journalists whose reporting on the Watergate scandal helped bring down Richard Nixon’s presidency — is tackling President Donald Trump’s administration in his latest book. “Fear: Trump in the White House” reveals in unprecedented detail the harrowing life inside Donald Trump’s White House and how the president makes decisions on major foreign and domestic policies,” said publisher Simon & Schuster.

  • Donald Trump calls American journalists ‘very unpatriotic’, accuses of putting lives at risk by their reporting

    Washington: US President Donald Trump has called American journalists “unpatriotic” as he accused them of putting lives at risk by their reporting. “When the media – driven insane by their Trump Derangement Syndrome – reveals internal deliberations of our government, it truly puts the lives of many, not just journalists, at risk! Very unpatriotic!” Trump said in a series of characteristic tweets.

  • US economic growth hits fastest rate since 2014, Donald Trump rejoices

    Washington: The US economy grew at a 4.1 per cent rate, the strongest pace in nearly four years during the second quarter, powered by a rebound in consumer spending, exports and firm business investment, the Commerce Department said on Friday. US President Donald Trump cheered the numbers, holding an impromptu press conference outside the White House to tout the “amazing” growth and said “this is just the beginning”.

  • American media dying to see me make mistake: US President Donald Trump

    Washington: US President Donald Trump said the American media was “dying to see” him make mistake, as he continued his public criticism of the press a day after the White House barred a reporter from attending one of his events.

  • India to raise H1B visa issue at ‘2 plus 2’ dialogue

    New Delhi: The government today expressed concern over the tightening of the visa regime in the United States following President Donald Trump’s “Buy American, Hire American’ policy and said it would effectively raise the issue at the “2 plus 2 dialogue” to be held here in September. External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj told the Rajya Sabha that there has not been any reduction in the number of H-1B visas to Indians so