Articles about White House

New York: 10 killed in 'racially motivated' shooting, suspect arrested

15 May 2022

World
New York: 10 killed in 'racially motivated' shooting, suspect arrested

As per US authorities, a heavily-armed 18-year-old white man shot 10 people dead and injured three others, most of them black, at a Buffalo grocery store in New York on Saturday.

US: Karine Jean-Pierre named first 'Black' White House press secretary

06 May 2022

World
US: Karine Jean-Pierre named first 'Black' White House press secretary

In a historic moment on Thursday, Karine Jean-Pierre became the first Black woman and openly LGBTQ+ person to be appointed as the Press Secretary of the White House.

Meet the Indian judge who voted against Russia at ICJ

17 Mar 2022

World
Meet the Indian judge who voted against Russia at ICJ

In an unexpected move, an Indian judge at the International Court of Justice (ICJ)—also known as the World Court—has voted against Russia.

'Stupid son of a b****': Joe Biden caught cursing reporter

25 Jan 2022

World
'Stupid son of a b****': Joe Biden caught cursing reporter

United States President Joe Biden on Monday was caught on camera insulting Fox News reporter Peter Doocy after the latter asked him a question on inflation at the White House.

Traveling to the US? Check new rules and exemptions

26 Oct 2021

World
Traveling to the US? Check new rules and exemptions

United States President Joe Biden on Monday signed an order reopening air travel for foreign travelers with fresh vaccination rules.

Why are Nicki Minaj's fans protesting in front of CDC?

17 Sep 2021

Entertainment
Why are Nicki Minaj's fans protesting in front of CDC?

Nicki Minaj's tweet on vaccines causing infertility in men and women has sparked opposition from all corners, her fans, The White House, Trinidad and Tobago Health Minister and health experts.

US in no rush to recognize Taliban government: White House

09 Sep 2021

World
US in no rush to recognize Taliban government: White House

The United States is not in a rush to recognize the new interim government in Afghanistan, the White House said on Wednesday, asserting that it is in talks with the Taliban to get Americans out of the strife-torn country.

Taliban agree to allow 'safe passage' to civilians: White House

18 Aug 2021

World
Taliban agree to allow 'safe passage' to civilians: White House

The Taliban have agreed to allow "safe passage" from Afghanistan for civilians struggling to join a US-directed airlift from the capital, President Joe Biden's national security adviser Jake Sullivan said on Tuesday.

Neera Tanden withdraws her nomination as White House Budget Chief

03 Mar 2021

World
Neera Tanden withdraws her nomination as White House Budget Chief

Indian-American Neera Tanden on Tuesday withdrew her nomination as Director of the White House Office of Management and Budget after the ruling party failed to muster enough votes in the Senate to secure her confirmation.

White House wants Harris's niece to stop using her name

15 Feb 2021

World
White House wants Harris's niece to stop using her name

Meena Harris, the niece of United States Vice-President Kamala Harris, has sparked worries among White House officials. The reason? Many in the current US administration believe she could be leveraging her aunt's name to build her personal brand.

Biden will try to close Guantanamo after robust review

13 Feb 2021

World
Biden will try to close Guantanamo after robust review

President Joe Biden will seek to close the prison on the US base at Guantanamo Bay following a review process, resuming a project that began under Obama's administration, the White House said.

US concerned by China's ongoing attempts to intimidate neighbors

02 Feb 2021

World
US concerned by China's ongoing attempts to intimidate neighbors

In its first response to the China-India border standoff, the Biden administration has voiced concern over Beijing's ongoing attempts to intimidate its neighbors and said it was closely monitoring the situation.

NewsBytes Briefing: GameStop controversy attracts government scrutiny, and more

29 Jan 2021

Technology
NewsBytes Briefing: GameStop controversy attracts government scrutiny, and more

The battle between working class Americans and Wall Street billionaires has garnered bipartisan support from both sides of the US Senate.

Biden to drop Trump's military transgender ban: Source

25 Jan 2021

World
Biden to drop Trump's military transgender ban: Source

US President Joe Biden is set to issue an executive order to reverse a Pentagon policy that bars transgenders from joining the military, dumping a ban ordered by former President Donald Trump during his first year in office, a person briefed on the decision told The Associated Press.

Even after leaving White House, Trump gets these government-funded perks

23 Jan 2021

World
Even after leaving White House, Trump gets these government-funded perks

Donald Trump formally left the White House on January 20, when Joe Biden took office as the 46th President of the United States.

As Biden assumes office, China sanctions Pompeo, other Trump officials

21 Jan 2021

World
As Biden assumes office, China sanctions Pompeo, other Trump officials

China on Wednesday said it was levying sanctions on over two dozen officials of the Donald Trump administration for violating the sovereignty of the nation with "crazy" policy moves.

Before Trump's exit, daughter Tiffany gets engaged at White House

20 Jan 2021

World
Before Trump's exit, daughter Tiffany gets engaged at White House

Tiffany Trump, the younger daughter of United States President Donald Trump, announced on Tuesday that she got engaged to her boyfriend Michael Boulos.

In farewell message, Trump remembers his accomplishments, doesn't mention Biden

20 Jan 2021

World
In farewell message, Trump remembers his accomplishments, doesn't mention Biden

On Tuesday, the White House released United States President Donald Trump's pre-recorded farewell message, wherein he wished the best to the next administration but fell short of mentioning his successor Joe Biden's name.

On Biden's Inauguration Day, Trump to hold farewell for himself

19 Jan 2021

World
On Biden's Inauguration Day, Trump to hold farewell for himself

United States President Donald Trump is planning to hold an early morning sendoff ceremony for himself on Wednesday, the day President-elect Joe Biden will take the oath of office.

Macaulay Culkin approves netizens' demand for Trump-less 'Home Alone 2'

17 Jan 2021

Entertainment
Macaulay Culkin approves netizens' demand for Trump-less 'Home Alone 2'

Macaulay Culkin, the child-star from the Home Alone franchise, has taken a dig at an unexpected co-actor.

Pelosi says House will impeach Trump, builds pressure on Pence

11 Jan 2021

World
Pelosi says House will impeach Trump, builds pressure on Pence

Democrats in the United States House of Representatives are pressurizing Vice President Mike Pence to remove outgoing President Donald Trump from the Oval Office. If he doesn't, Speaker Nancy Pelosi said, the House will move to impeach Trump, his second impeachment during the term.

Donald Trump to pardon 'Tha Carter IV' rapper Lil Wayne?

10 Jan 2021

Entertainment
Donald Trump to pardon 'Tha Carter IV' rapper Lil Wayne?

Outgoing US President Donald Trump has finally conceded defeat and has agreed on a peaceful transition of power after the shocking Capitol riots.

White House warns of possible fast-spreading 'USA strain' of coronavirus

09 Jan 2021

World
White House warns of possible fast-spreading 'USA strain' of coronavirus

The White House Coronavirus Task Force has warned of the possibility of a new, more transmissible mutated variant of COVID-19 evolved in the United States.

Democrats want to impeach Trump, again, but Biden is non-committal

09 Jan 2021

World
Democrats want to impeach Trump, again, but Biden is non-committal

Following the shameful violence at the United States Capitol, Democrats have been laying the groundwork to impeach outgoing President Donald Trump, again, but his successor Joe Biden refused to endorse the idea.

Day after Capitol violence, Trump concedes, talks of 'healing,' 'reconciliation'

08 Jan 2021

World
Day after Capitol violence, Trump concedes, talks of 'healing,' 'reconciliation'

After peddling misinformation since November, claiming that Democrats stole the election, and approaching courts, United States President Donald Trump came the closest to conceding on Thursday (local time), a day after the violence at Capitol shamed his country and shocked the globe.

Capitol chaos: Resignations hit White House, Melania Trump's aide quits

07 Jan 2021

World
Capitol chaos: Resignations hit White House, Melania Trump's aide quits

As the violence in the United States Capitol on Wednesday went on to become one of the defining moments of the tumultuous tenure of outgoing President Donald Trump, the White House was jolted by a spate of resignations, including that of the chief of staff of First Lady Melania Trump.

Trump calls Georgia's top official, demands to overturn election results

04 Jan 2021

World
Trump calls Georgia's top official, demands to overturn election results

Outgoing United States President Donald Trump directed the top election official in Georgia to "find enough votes" to change the poll outcome in an extraordinary phone call on Saturday, excerpts of which were released by the Washington Post on Sunday.

Trump pardons 26 people, including father of son-in-law Jared Kushner

24 Dec 2020

World
Trump pardons 26 people, including father of son-in-law Jared Kushner

Outgoing United States President Donald Trump on Wednesday pardoned 26 of his allies, including the father of his son-in-law Jared Kushner, the manager of the 2016 campaign Paul Manafort, and his longtime aide Roger Stone.

US President Trump presents Legion of Merit to PM Modi

22 Dec 2020

World
US President Trump presents Legion of Merit to PM Modi

US President Donald Trump on Monday presented the Legion of Merit to PM Narendra Modi for his leadership in elevating the strategic partnership of the two countries and the emergence of India as a global power.

United States has approved Moderna's COVID-19 vaccine, says Trump

18 Dec 2020

World
United States has approved Moderna's COVID-19 vaccine, says Trump

Moderna's COVID-19 vaccine has been approved in the United States, outgoing President Donald Trump announced ahead of the nation's drug regulator.

US, where over 300,000 died of coronavirus, starts vaccination drive

15 Dec 2020

World
US, where over 300,000 died of coronavirus, starts vaccination drive

The biggest ever vaccination drive in the United States started on Monday, as health workers were given the first doses of the coronavirus vaccine.

#ComicBytes: The time when a group of pets defeated Thanos!

02 Dec 2020

Entertainment
#ComicBytes: The time when a group of pets defeated Thanos!

Here is a fascinating story for you.

Adviser, who pleaded guilty in Russia probe, pardoned by Trump

26 Nov 2020

World
Adviser, who pleaded guilty in Russia probe, pardoned by Trump

Outgoing US President Donald Trump on Wednesday pardoned his former National Security Adviser, Michael Flynn, who admitted twice that he lied to the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) in connection to the probe pertaining to Russian meddling in the 2016 elections.

Joe Biden says Trump administration making 'sincere' efforts for transition

25 Nov 2020

World
Joe Biden says Trump administration making 'sincere' efforts for transition

United States President-elect Joe Biden said that the outgoing President Trump's administration has started reaching out to his transition team.

Biden fills key posts, India's "friend" named Secretary of State

24 Nov 2020

World
Biden fills key posts, India's "friend" named Secretary of State

Weeks after winning US elections, President-elect Joe Biden filled key positions in the cabinet, naming Antony Blinken as his Secretary of State.

Trump clears way for Biden's transition, but still not conceding

24 Nov 2020

World
Trump clears way for Biden's transition, but still not conceding

Outgoing US President Donald Trump finally agreed to make his successor Joe Biden's transition into the White House smooth, as he asked the General Services Administration to "do what needs to be done."

Trump fires official who rejected conspiracy theories about election fraud

18 Nov 2020

World
Trump fires official who rejected conspiracy theories about election fraud

In his quest to convince everyone that Joe Biden won United States Presidential Elections only because of fraud, incumbent President Donald Trump on Tuesday fired an official, whom he had appointed.

Trump supporters, protesters clash at 'Million MAGA March' in Washington

15 Nov 2020

World
Trump supporters, protesters clash at 'Million MAGA March' in Washington

Anti-Trump protesters and Trump supporters clashed on Saturday evening in Washington DC, United States.

Days after upsetting results, Trump comes close to conceding defeat

14 Nov 2020

World
Days after upsetting results, Trump comes close to conceding defeat

Refusing to concede defeat for days now, US President Donald Trump came closest ever to accepting his fate on Friday, by blurting that "time will tell" if he remains at the helm of the most powerful nation or not.

Rahul lacks "aptitude" to master a subject: Obama in memoir

13 Nov 2020

India
Rahul lacks "aptitude" to master a subject: Obama in memoir

Former US President Barack Obama, in his new memoir A Promised Land, mentioned Congress ex-President Rahul Gandhi, writing that he seemed "eager to impress" but lacked the "aptitude or passion" to master a subject.

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