07 Nov 2018
#USMidterms: Candidate, endorsed by Taylor Swift, loses to Trump ally
Former Gov. Phil Bredesen lost the crucial US Senate seat of Tennessee to Republican Marsha Blackburn despite being endorsed by pop star Taylor Swift.
11 Oct 2018
Senators ask Trump to order probe into missing Saudi journalist
As many as 22 top US Senators have asked US 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.
06 Oct 2018
Despite sexual assault allegations, Kavanaugh gets backing for SC seat
Despite sexual assault allegations, Judge Brett Kavanaugh's appointment to the US Supreme Court is all but certain, with key senators having backed the embattled judge's nomination.
28 Sep 2018
#KavanaughHearings: A pivotal moment for the #MeToo movement in USA?
US President Trump's nominee to the Supreme Court, Judge Brett Kavanaugh, has been accused of sexual misconduct by multiple women.
17 Sep 2018
Woman accusing Trump's SC nominee of sexual misconduct breaks silence
A woman who had earlier alleged that US President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh, had sexually assaulted her, has identified herself.
24 Apr 2018
Pompeo gets key Congressional panel's nod for Secretary of State
President Donald Trump's nominee for Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Tuesday narrowly won a key Congressional panel nod after a leading Republican senator supported him at the last minute, paving the way for the CIA Director to become America's top diplomat.
15 Nov 2017
Top Senate committee question Trumps ability to order nuclear-strikes
The US Congress has for the first time in 40 years scrutinized a president's authority to launch nuclear strikes.
25 Oct 2017
Why a top US-senator considers President Trump "utterly untruthful"
Senior Republican Senator Bob Corker has attacked US President Donald Trump, calling him "utterly untruthful."
09 Oct 2017
Top senator: Trump putting US 'on path to World War-III'
Bob Corker, a senior Republican Senator, has warned that President Donald Trump's hot-headed tweets against other countries could lead America "on the path to World War III."
02 Jan 2017
US sanctions 7 Pak firms
The US has sanctioned 7 Pakistani firms for "acting contrary" to American national security; they include National Engineering and Scientific Commission (NESCOM), Air Weapons Complex (AWC), Maritime Technology Complex (MTC) and New Auto Engineering (NAE).
23 Dec 2016
Trump picks Navarro, Spicer for top posts
Donald Trump appointed Peter Navarro, a hard-liner on US-China relations to head the White House's National Trade Council, a move that may irk Beijing.
14 Dec 2016
Indra Nooyi on Donald Trump's advisory council
PepsiCo chairperson Indra Nooyi has just been inducted on President-elect Donald Trump's advisory council; Trump's transition team made this announcement a short while earlier.
14 Dec 2016
Former Texas Guv is Trump's Energy Secretary
US President-elect Donald Trump picked former Texas Governor Rick Perry to be his new Secretary of Energy; interestingly, during his 2012 Presidential bid, Perry proposed to scrap the the U.S. Department of Energy.
13 Dec 2016
Trump picks Homeland Security chief
Retired Gen John Kelly has been nominated as Donald Trump's new Chief of Homeland Security; Trump said Kelly's service made him the "ideal choice" to serve as the new Homeland Security chief.
11 Dec 2016
ExxonMobil CEO may be Trump's Secretary of State
Sources said Rex Tillerson, the CEO of US oil behemoth ExxonMobil is likely to be nominated as Secretary of State under the Trump administration.
09 Dec 2016
Scott Pritt to head EPA, Terry Branstad Ambassador to China
Donald Trump has controversially appointed Oklahoma Attorney General and staunch climate change critic Scott Pritt to head the US Environment Protection Agency.
24 Nov 2016
Nikki Haley chosen as the US ambassador to UN
The transition team announced that President-elect Donald Trump has picked Indian-American Governor of South Carolina Nikki Haley to be the US ambassador to the United Nations.
14 Nov 2016
Priebus, Bannon appointed to White House roles
Senior Republican Reince Priebus has been appointed as Donald Trump's new chief of staff, while Trump campaign chief Stephen Bannon as the White House's chief strategist.
12 Nov 2016
Mike Pence made in-charge of White House transition
Vice presidential candidate Mike Pence has been made in charge of a White House transition team by President-elect Donald Trump.
10 Nov 2016
All eyes are on Donald Trump's cabinet
Donald Trump's campaign was extremely divisive and beset with controversies.
06 Aug 2016
Pakistan to not receive $300m in military reimbursements
Pakistan will not receive $300 million from the Pentagon in military reimbursements.