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#USMidterms: Candidate, endorsed by Taylor Swift, loses to Trump ally

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.

Senators ask Trump to order probe into missing Saudi journalist

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.

Despite sexual assault allegations, Kavanaugh gets backing for SC seat

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.

#KavanaughHearings: A pivotal moment for the #MeToo movement in USA?

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.

Woman accusing Trump's SC nominee of sexual misconduct breaks silence

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.

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

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.

Top Senate committee question Trumps ability to order nuclear-strikes

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.

Why a top US-senator considers President Trump "utterly untruthful"

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."

Top senator: Trump putting US 'on path to World War-III'

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."

US sanctions 7 Pak firms

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).

Trump picks Navarro, Spicer for top posts

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.

Indra Nooyi on Donald Trump's advisory council

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.

Former Texas Guv is Trump's Energy Secretary

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.

Trump picks Homeland Security chief

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.

ExxonMobil CEO may be Trump's Secretary of State

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.

Scott Pritt to head EPA, Terry Branstad Ambassador to China

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.

Nikki Haley chosen as the US ambassador to UN

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.

Priebus, Bannon appointed to White House roles

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.

Mike Pence made in-charge of White House transition

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.

All eyes are on Donald Trump's cabinet

10 Nov 2016

All eyes are on Donald Trump's cabinet

Donald Trump's campaign was extremely divisive and beset with controversies.

Pakistan to not receive $300m in military reimbursements

06 Aug 2016

Pakistan to not receive $300m in military reimbursements

Pakistan will not receive $300 million from the Pentagon in military reimbursements.