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Coronavirus: Trump says WHO sided with China amid backlash

26 Mar 2020

World
Coronavirus: Trump says WHO sided with China amid backlash

United States President Donald Trump has said that the World Health Organization (WHO) "very much" sided with China on coronavirus.

US lawmakers reintroduce legislation enforcing fair trade with China

23 Jan 2019

World
US lawmakers reintroduce legislation enforcing fair trade with China

Two US lawmakers today reintroduced a legislation in the House of Representatives to safeguard American assets from Chinese influence and possession, as well as protect American businesses from China's tools of economic aggression.

#GameOfThrones: HBO asks Trump not to quote show for politics

04 Nov 2018

Entertainment
#GameOfThrones: HBO asks Trump not to quote show for politics

'Game of Thrones', the HBO show, has transcended into a global cultural phenomenon. As a result, it is often quoted for relatable pop-culture references.

Hurricane Michael: Death toll reaches 16, expected to rise

13 Oct 2018

World
Hurricane Michael: Death toll reaches 16, expected to rise

The death toll from Hurricane Michael rose to at least 16 on Friday amid fears it would continue to climb as search-and-rescue teams scour the debris of Florida's tiny Mexico Beach town that bore the brunt of the monster storm.

US-Congress crushes effort to ban China's ZTE; victory for Trump

22 Jul 2018

World
US-Congress crushes effort to ban China's ZTE; victory for Trump

US Congress is abandoning an effort to clamp down on the Chinese telecom-giant ZTE in a defense bill, essentially green-lighting the Trump administration's deal to save the company accused of selling sensitive information to hostile regimes.

Preparations for North Korea summit moving along very well: Trump

06 Jun 2018

World
Preparations for North Korea summit moving along very well: Trump

US President Donald Trump today said that preparations for the June 12 Singapore Summit meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un are moving along very well.

Gina Haspel to become the first female CIA Director

18 May 2018

World
Gina Haspel to become the first female CIA Director

Gina Haspel is all set to become the new Director of the CIA. She will be the first woman to lead the agency in its 70-year history.

Pompeo gets key Congressional panel's nod for Secretary of State

24 Apr 2018

World
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.

"My nuclear button is bigger!": What's Trump actually talking about?

03 Jan 2018

World
"My nuclear button is bigger!": What's Trump actually talking about?

US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un are at it again.

Top Senate committee question Trumps ability to order nuclear-strikes

15 Nov 2017

World
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.

Trump asks Americans to 'heel' after Boston protests. Merriam-Webster responds

20 Aug 2017

World
Trump asks Americans to 'heel' after Boston protests. Merriam-Webster responds

In the time of social media, brands make headlines for their witty promotion campaigns and clever slogans. But not very often it's a dictionary.

Virginia violence: White House defends Trump's controversial response

14 Aug 2017

World
Virginia violence: White House defends Trump's controversial response

US President Donald Trump has come under criticism for not explicitly condemning white supremacists that most are blaming for the Charlottesville violence.

Virginia: Far-right rally turns violent, 1 killed and 19 injured

13 Aug 2017

World
Virginia: Far-right rally turns violent, 1 killed and 19 injured

In a disturbing instance, a car rammed into a crowd opposing a far-right rally in Charlottesville, Virginia killing one person and leaving 19 injured.

US and Canadian diplomats in Cuba suffer headaches/hearing loss

11 Aug 2017

World
US and Canadian diplomats in Cuba suffer headaches/hearing loss

A Canadian diplomat stationed in Cuba has suffered hearing loss and headaches, prompting the Canadian foreign ministry to launch an investigation.

Trump and Putin will form cybersecurity unit, work "constructively"

10 Jul 2017

World
Trump and Putin will form cybersecurity unit, work "constructively"

Post Trump's meeting with Putin, the president of the United States took to Twitter to announce that he has discussed the possibility of forming a cybersecurity unit to ward off election hacking and "many other negative things."

Trump expected to unveil new Cuba policy next week

10 Jun 2017

World
Trump expected to unveil new Cuba policy next week

US President Donald Trump is expected to announce a new Cuba policy in speech in a Miami on June 16.

Trump administration close to completing Cuba policy review

30 May 2017

World
Trump administration close to completing Cuba policy review

Sources have revealed that the Trump administration is close to completing a policy review which will determine the degree to which former President Barack Obama's engagement with Cuba could be rolled back.

Donald Trump signs bill authorising crewed NASA mission to Mars

22 Mar 2017

World
Donald Trump signs bill authorising crewed NASA mission to Mars

Opening new vistas for human exploration of space, US President Donald Trump authorized almost $20bn for NASA programmes in 2018, directing it to plan a "crewed mission to Mars in the 2030s".