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Trump-aide Hope Hicks steps down as White House Communications Director

01 Mar 2018

Trump-aide Hope Hicks steps down as White House Communications Director

Hope Hicks, one of the closest aides of US President Donald Trump, is resigning as the White House Communications Director.

Emmys 2017: The Handmaid's Tale, Big Little Lies win big

18 Sep 2017

Emmys 2017: The Handmaid's Tale, Big Little Lies win big

The 69th Emmy Awards was a celebration of women's stories. HBO's miniseries Big Little Lies and Hulu's screen adaptation of Margaret Atwood's novel The Handmaid's Tale won the biggest - five and eight awards respectively.

Harvard rescinds Chelsea Manning's visiting fellowship over CIA chief's protest

16 Sep 2017

Harvard rescinds Chelsea Manning's visiting fellowship over CIA chief's protest

Harvard University has rescinded its offer to make Chelsea Manning a distinguished visiting fellow, following CIA chief Mike Pompeo's decision to cancel an appearance at the university.

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

20 Aug 2017

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.

Trump's media chief sacked just 10 days after appointment

01 Aug 2017

Trump's media chief sacked just 10 days after appointment

The White House under Donald Trump is increasingly looking like an episode of 'The Apprentice.'

New US communications chief Athony Scaramucci deletes old "anti-Trump" tweets

24 Jul 2017

New US communications chief Athony Scaramucci deletes old "anti-Trump" tweets

Few days after US President Donald Trump appointed financier Anthony Scaramucci as communications chief, he deleted past tweets expressing opinions contrary to the government.

Sean Spicer ends tumultuous tenure as White House press secretary

22 Jul 2017

Sean Spicer ends tumultuous tenure as White House press secretary

White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer has resigned reportedly in opposition to President Donald Trump's decision to appoint combative Wall Street financier Anthony Scaramucci as new communications director.

Modi's US agenda: Dinner with Trump, meeting with Indian diaspora

19 Jun 2017

Modi's US agenda: Dinner with Trump, meeting with Indian diaspora

During PM Narendra Modi's upcoming Washington visit, US President Donald Trump will host him for a personal dinner at the White House.

New COVFEFE Act seeks to preserve Trump's tweets as presidential-records

13 Jun 2017

New COVFEFE Act seeks to preserve Trump's tweets as presidential-records

Last month, President Donald Trump tweeted a misspelled word that just might make its way to America's law books… That's if one witty Democratic lawmaker has his way.

White House: Trump, Modi will outline 'common vision' for ties

13 Jun 2017

White House: Trump, Modi will outline 'common vision' for ties

The White House said the June 26 meeting between US President Donald Trump and Indian PM Narendra Modi would "set forth a vision that will expand the US-India partnership in an ambitious and worthy way".

Modi to visit US on June 25-26, meet President Trump

12 Jun 2017

Modi to visit US on June 25-26, meet President Trump

PM Narendra Modi will be visiting the US on June 25-26 to meet the new American President Donald Trump. This will be their first meeting.

'A madman with nuclear weapons': Trump's description of Kim Jong-un

24 May 2017

'A madman with nuclear weapons': Trump's description of Kim Jong-un

In yet another incident, US President Trump called North Korean leader Kim Jong-un a "madman with nuclear weapons", on a call with Philippine President.

Obama had warned Trump not to hire Flynn in November

09 May 2017

Obama had warned Trump not to hire Flynn in November

In November'16, the then President-elect Donald Trump was warned by President Barack Obama against appointing Michael Flynn as national security adviser, according to the White House.

Trump: Would be honored to meet NKorean leader Kim Jung-un

02 May 2017

Trump: Would be honored to meet NKorean leader Kim Jung-un

US President Donald Trump stated that he would be honored to meet North Korean leader Kim Jong-un under the right circumstances.

North Korea crisis: Trump calls Kim a "pretty smart cookie"

01 May 2017

North Korea crisis: Trump calls Kim a "pretty smart cookie"

US President Donald Trump spoke of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un during his interview with CBS.

Trump's Press Secretary says Hitler didn't use chemical weapons, apologizes

12 Apr 2017

Trump's Press Secretary says Hitler didn't use chemical weapons, apologizes

Sean Spicer, the White House press secretary, has apologized for stating that Adolf Hitler didn't use chemical weapons in World War II.

Haley's statement contradicts Trump's stance on Russia

03 Apr 2017

Haley's statement contradicts Trump's stance on Russia

Nikki Haley, the US' ambassador to the UN, said Russia was "certainly involved" in last year's presidential elections.

White House: Flynn failed to disclose Russian income

02 Apr 2017

White House: Flynn failed to disclose Russian income

The White House stated that former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn failed to disclose income he received from a Russian television network and another Russian firm.

White House financial disclosures: Ivanka, Kushner still benefit from business

02 Apr 2017

White House financial disclosures: Ivanka, Kushner still benefit from business

The White House recently started to release the financial disclosure forms of 180 top officials including President Trump's daughter Ivanka Trump and son-in-law Jared Kushner.

Trump calls Russia probe "witch hunt"

01 Apr 2017

Trump calls Russia probe "witch hunt"

US President Donald Trump has called the probe into his teams' connections with Moscow a "witch hunt." His statements come after Trump's former National Security Adviser's lawyer said he would testify if he was granted immunity.

Fired Trump NSA seeks immunity to testify on Russia interference

31 Mar 2017

Fired Trump NSA seeks immunity to testify on Russia interference

Michael Flynn, US President Donald Trump's recently fired national security adviser, has sought immunity to testify at hearings regarding Russia's alleged US election interference.

Trump surveillance: Republican Nunes apologizes over handling of info

24 Mar 2017

Trump surveillance: Republican Nunes apologizes over handling of info

Republican head of the US House of Representatives Intelligence Committee Devin Nunes apologized after facing criticism for calling a news conference to discuss allegations about spy agency's surveillance of President Donald Trump and his team.

Report suggests Trump's campaign manager has ties to Moscow

23 Mar 2017

Report suggests Trump's campaign manager has ties to Moscow

Reports have suggested that Donald trump's campaign manager, Paul Manafort had extensive links to Moscow, and was involved with Russian individuals in an attempt to "greatly benefit the Putin Government."

No evidence of Obama wiretapping Trump Tower: FBI director

21 Mar 2017

No evidence of Obama wiretapping Trump Tower: FBI director

FBI Director James Comey informed the US House of Representatives Intelligence Committee that there is no evidence supporting President Donald Trump's allegations of former president Barack Obama wiretapping Trump Tower in October 2016.

We owe no money to US or NATO: Germany clarifies

20 Mar 2017

We owe no money to US or NATO: Germany clarifies

After US President Donald Trump tweeted about Germany owing "vast sums of money to NATO & the United States…", Germany rejected the claims, saying "There is no debt account at NATO."

Fundamental differences crop up in Merkel-Trump's first meeting

18 Mar 2017

Fundamental differences crop up in Merkel-Trump's first meeting

Stark disagreements between German Chancellor Merkel and President Donald Trump on almost everything from enterprise to immigration were evident during the first encounter at the White House.

Senate intelligence panel rejects Trump's wiretap claims

17 Mar 2017

Senate intelligence panel rejects Trump's wiretap claims

The Senate Intelligence panel stated that there were "no indications" that the Trump Tower was under surveillance by the US government.

Trump asked to clarify allegations against Obama

13 Mar 2017

Trump asked to clarify allegations against Obama

US Senator John McCain has asked President Trump to either retract the allegations he made against former President Obama, or substantiate it with evidence.

White House says 'no question that something happened' with wiretapping

07 Mar 2017

White House says 'no question that something happened' with wiretapping

Sean Spicer, the White House press secretary, declined to provide specific information supporting President Donald Trump's earlier tweets accusing former President Barack Obama of wiretapping Trump during the election.

FBI Director rejects Trump's wiretapping allegation

06 Mar 2017

FBI Director rejects Trump's wiretapping allegation

Trump's allegations of his phone being tapped by Obama were denied by the Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), James Comey.

Obama denies bugging Trump Tower

05 Mar 2017

Obama denies bugging Trump Tower

Former US President Barack Obama's spokesperson Kevin Lewis stated that "neither President Obama nor any White House official ever ordered surveillance on any US citizen. Any suggestion otherwise is simply false."

Mexico promises to retaliate to Trump's economic measures

27 Feb 2017

Mexico promises to retaliate to Trump's economic measures

Mexico's Foreign Minister Luis Videgaray said Mexico would respond to any tax the US would unilaterally impose on Mexican imports.

Mexico wall to come 'way ahead of schedule', says Trump

26 Feb 2017

Mexico wall to come 'way ahead of schedule', says Trump

US President Donald Trump said building of the "great (Mexico) border wall" will start "soon, way ahead of schedule".

Women in Oklahoma may need men's written consent to abort

15 Feb 2017

Women in Oklahoma may need men's written consent to abort

Oklahoma passed a proposal which calls for women to obtain permission from their sexual partner to 'allow' them to have an abortion.

Trump was aware of Michael Flynn's Russia phone call

15 Feb 2017

Trump was aware of Michael Flynn's Russia phone call

When asked about his National Security Advisor's pre-inauguration contact with a Russian ambassador, Trump said, "I don't know about that. I haven't seen it."

Trump's NSA Michael Flynn resigns over Russia links

14 Feb 2017

Trump's NSA Michael Flynn resigns over Russia links

US President Donald Trump's National Security Advisor Michael Flynn has resigned, according to the White House.

IT, pharma cautious, gold investors rejoice over Trump temper

13 Feb 2017

IT, pharma cautious, gold investors rejoice over Trump temper

Uncertainties surrounding US President Donald Trump's trade policies have reinforced Indians' faith in gold being a safe asset.

Trump's proposed US-Mexico border wall to cost $21.6 billion

12 Feb 2017

Trump's proposed US-Mexico border wall to cost $21.6 billion

The proposed wall along the US-Mexico border will cost $21.6 billion, a study from Department of Homeland Security has found. It will take over three years to construct it.

Donald Trump "growing increasingly frustrated" in new job

11 Feb 2017

Donald Trump "growing increasingly frustrated" in new job

US President Donald Trump is "growing increasingly frustrated" in the face of realistic governing challenges in his new job.

US and Chinese aircraft come close over South China Sea

10 Feb 2017

US and Chinese aircraft come close over South China Sea

A US official said a US Navy P-3 surveillance aircraft came close to a Chinese military plane over the disputed South China Sea.