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I'm f****d: Trump after Mueller was appointed for Russian probe

19 Apr 2019

I'm f****d: Trump after Mueller was appointed for Russian probe

US President Donald Trump's first reaction to Robert Mueller's appointment as special counsel was "this is the end of my Presidency" and the President was so furious that he reacted with an expletive, according to the counsel's report.

#ThatWas2018: The highs and lows of the Trump presidency

30 Dec 2018

#ThatWas2018: The highs and lows of the Trump presidency

US President Donald Trump has ridden on waves of approval and disapproval since he came into power in 2016.

US Attorney General Jeff Sessions fired by Trump

08 Nov 2018

US Attorney General Jeff Sessions fired by Trump

On Wednesday, US Attorney General Jeff Sessions was removed by US President Donald Trump in the aftermath of the US mid-term elections.

Pittsburg Shooting: Who is Robert Bowers who reportedly killed 11

28 Oct 2018

Pittsburg Shooting: Who is Robert Bowers who reportedly killed 11

At least 11 people have been killed in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania after a gunman open fired at Tree of Life synagogue on Saturday.

Trump believes China also meddled in 2016 US presidential elections

15 Oct 2018

Trump believes China also meddled in 2016 US presidential elections

US President Donald Trump has alleged China, in addition to Russia, meddled in the 2016 US presidential elections.

US: Social media regulation is just one signature away

22 Sep 2018

US: Social media regulation is just one signature away

It seems like US President Trump is making good on his threat to regulate social media companies.

Who is that anonymous NYT writer? Gambling-sites betting on author

07 Sep 2018

Who is that anonymous NYT writer? Gambling-sites betting on author

The 1,034-words New York Times anonymous commentary, that launched a scathing attack on US President Donald Trump, has raised quite a lot of curiosity.

After chemical-attacks, Trump wanted to assassinate Assad, claims Woodward's book

05 Sep 2018

After chemical-attacks, Trump wanted to assassinate Assad, claims Woodward's book

US President Donald Trump wanted to assassinate his Syrian counterpart Bashar-al-Assad in wake of a chemical attack on civilians, a new book by Bob Woodward claims.

US: Over 20 Indian-origin persons sentenced in massive call-center scam

21 Jul 2018

US: Over 20 Indian-origin persons sentenced in massive call-center scam

Over 20 Indian-origin persons in the US have been sentenced for up to 20 years in prison for their involvement in a multimillion-dollar India-based call center scam, defrauding thousands of US citizens of hundreds of millions of dollars.

US-Federal-judge orders Trump administration to reunite migrant families within 30-days

27 Jun 2018

US-Federal-judge orders Trump administration to reunite migrant families within 30-days

A federal judge in San Diego issued a preliminary injunction to reunite separated parents with their children taken from them under Trump's "zero-tolerance" immigration policy.

Trump "looking forward" to being interviewed in Russia collusion probe

25 Jan 2018

Trump "looking forward" to being interviewed in Russia collusion probe

US President Donald Trump seems to have ended months-long speculations about whether he would agree to be interviewed in the Russian collusion probe.

In a first, US Attorney General questioned in Russia investigation

23 Jan 2018

In a first, US Attorney General questioned in Russia investigation

After former chief strategist Steve Bannon, US Attorney General Jeff Sessions was interviewed by Robert Mueller as part of the investigation into Russia's involvement in the 2016 presidential elections.

Trump administration to crackdown on legal marijuana?

05 Jan 2018

Trump administration to crackdown on legal marijuana?

The Donald Trump administration in the US has taken the first step to reverse the Obama-era policy that allowed states to legalize marijuana.

US Justice Department mulls inquiry into Clinton foundation

15 Nov 2017

US Justice Department mulls inquiry into Clinton foundation

US media is currently rife with reports on President Donald Trump's alleged connections to the Kremlin.

Trump terminates DACA: Thousands of undocumented Indian immigrants face deportation

06 Sep 2017

Trump terminates DACA: Thousands of undocumented Indian immigrants face deportation

An estimated 8,000 Indian-Americans are facing deportation after President Donald Trump decided to terminate Deferred Action on Childhood Arrivals: an Obama-era policy to protect undocumented immigrant youth.

Trump reverses Obama's ban on military gear for police forces

30 Aug 2017

Trump reverses Obama's ban on military gear for police forces

President Donald Trump has signed an executive order lifting restrictions imposed by his predecessor Barack Obama on the acquisition of military-style equipment to the police.

Trump to ban transgender troops in US military

27 Jul 2017

Trump to ban transgender troops in US military

US President Donald Trump announced that transgender individuals will no longer be able to serve in the US military.

Trump slams NY Times for illegal leak compromising Baghdadi's capture

23 Jul 2017

Trump slams NY Times for illegal leak compromising Baghdadi's capture

In his latest controversial tweet, Trump notes "The Failing New York Times foiled US attempt to kill the single most wanted terrorist, Al-Baghdadi. Their sick agenda over National Security."

US attorney general denies having secret meetings with Russian officials

14 Jun 2017

US attorney general denies having secret meetings with Russian officials

US Attorney General Jeff Sessions denounced suggestions that he colluded with the Russia as "an appalling and detestable lie."

Trump nominates Christopher A. Wray as new FBI director

07 Jun 2017

Trump nominates Christopher A. Wray as new FBI director

US President Donald Trump has nominated Christopher A. Wray a as the new FBI director.

Trump calls former FBI director a "showboat" and "grandstander"

12 May 2017

Trump calls former FBI director a "showboat" and "grandstander"

US President Donald Trump has insisted that he isn't under investigation and called FBI director James Comey, who he recently fired, a "showboat" and "grandstander."

Trump fires FBI director James Comey over Clinton emails

10 May 2017

Trump fires FBI director James Comey over Clinton emails

US President Donald Trump has fired FBI director James Comey over his handling of an investigation into Hillary Clinton's emails.

Devin Nunes steps aside from Congressional committee inquiry on Russia

07 Apr 2017

Devin Nunes steps aside from Congressional committee inquiry on Russia

Devin Nunes, the Republican chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, has temporarily stepped aside from a congressional investigation into Russia's alleged election hacking.

Trump tried to call US Attorney Bharara before firing him

13 Mar 2017

Trump tried to call US Attorney Bharara before firing him

US officials said that President Donald Trump had attempted to call Preet Bharara before firing him, however Bharara did not take the call.

Trump asks 46 US attorneys to resign

12 Mar 2017

Trump asks 46 US attorneys to resign

46 serving US attorneys, including Indian-American US Attorney General for Southern District of New York, Preet Bharara have been asked to resign by US President Donald Trump.

Trump administration may target spouses of H-1B visa

08 Mar 2017

Trump administration may target spouses of H-1B visa

Trump administration has ratcheted its attempts to cut down foreign immigrant workers in US.

Trump's attorney general to respond in writing about Russia contacts

05 Mar 2017

Trump's attorney general to respond in writing about Russia contacts

US Attorney General Jeff Sessions will respond in writing to questions by Senate Democrats about his meetings with Russia's ambassador to the US last year.

Trump's attorney general Sessions quits Russia investigation

03 Mar 2017

Trump's attorney general Sessions quits Russia investigation

Attorney General Jeff Sessions succumbed to pressure and recused himself from an FBI investigation into Russia's alleged interference in the US election.

Attorney General Jeff Sessions met Russian ambassador during campaign

02 Mar 2017

Attorney General Jeff Sessions met Russian ambassador during campaign

During the presidential campaign, Trump's attorney general Jeff Sessions met the Russian ambassador to the US Sergey Kislyak twice, the Washington Post reported, citing Justice Department officials.

Senate confirms Jeff Sessions as Trump's attorney general

09 Feb 2017

Senate confirms Jeff Sessions as Trump's attorney general

The US Senate has voted 52-47 in favour of confirming Alabama Senator Jeff Sessions nomination for President Donald Trump's attorney general.

Sessions promises H-1B curbs

12 Jan 2017

Sessions promises H-1B curbs

Jeff Sessions, Donald Trump's pick for Attorney General has promised to push legislative measures to curb the "misuse" of H-1B and L1 visas, used primarily by Indian professionals.

Trump's attorney general faces gruelling senate confirmation hearing, clarifies policies

11 Jan 2017

Trump's attorney general faces gruelling senate confirmation hearing, clarifies policies

Jeff Sessions, who has been nominated by US President-elect Donald Trump for the role of attorney general, is facing a gruelling Senate confirmation hearing, marred by protests.

Chinese media: Trump may use India to balance China

08 Dec 2016

Chinese media: Trump may use India to balance China

A Global Times report titled 'Trump may be cool to alliance with Delhi' suggested that president-elect Donald Trump may increase Indo-US defence co-operation to "suppress" China.

Trump, Gore discuss Climate Change

06 Dec 2016

Trump, Gore discuss Climate Change

President-elect Donald Trump met Al Gore at Trump tower in New York and is said to have discussed 'Climate Change' at length.

Punitive tax for US firms moving abroad: Trump

06 Dec 2016

Punitive tax for US firms moving abroad: Trump

US President-elect Donald Trump has threatened American firms with dire consequences if they move abroad and still hope to sell products in the US; he has proposed a 35% punitive tax.

Indian IT sector worried over Trump's policies

25 Nov 2016

Indian IT sector worried over Trump's policies

The Indian IT-sector is getting jittery over the implementation of Trump's campaign promises; he had stressed on prioritizing jobs and wages for US workers and also cap the number of H-1B visas.

Trump's statements: Then and now

23 Nov 2016

Trump's statements: Then and now

Donald Trump has been found changing his statements on several key issues.

Trump to scrap TPP, rethink H-1B

22 Nov 2016

Trump to scrap TPP, rethink H-1B

In a video message, outlining his plans once he assumes office, Donald Trump said one of his foremost actions would be scrapping the Trans-Pacific-Partnership agreement.

H-1B visas may cause conflict between US-India

12 Nov 2016

H-1B visas may cause conflict between US-India

A US expert on South Asian issues said that the problem of H-1B visas could be a sore point for the India-US ties under Trump's leadership.

Trump meets Obama, outlines health plan

11 Nov 2016

Trump meets Obama, outlines health plan

US President-elect Donald Trump met President Barack Obama at the White House and promised to seek his counsel on governance; Trump also revealed a new health plan, scrapping Obamacare.