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

26 Nov 2020

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 FBI in connection to the probe pertaining to Russian meddling in the 2016 elections.

What happens if Trump refuses to leave the White House?

08 Nov 2020

What happens if Trump refuses to leave the White House?

Democrat Joe Biden has won the 2020 United States Presidential elections, denying rival Donald Trump a re-election. The President-elect is set to take oath in January 2021.

US city considers lowering local voting age to 16

17 Sep 2020

US city considers lowering local voting age to 16

San Francisco city in the United States is considering lowering the local voting age to 16 from 18.

Kamala Harris formally accepts Vice-Presidential nomination, rips into Trump's tenure

20 Aug 2020

Kamala Harris formally accepts Vice-Presidential nomination, rips into Trump's tenure

The Democratic Party of the United States formally declared Kamala Harris, a first-time Senator from California, as its Vice-President candidate on the third night of the Democratic National Convention (DNC).

US: Nancy Pelosi to recall House over postal service controversy

17 Aug 2020

US: Nancy Pelosi to recall House over postal service controversy

Speaker Nancy Pelosi will call the United States House of Representatives to return to session early to handle the US Postal Service crisis.

Coronavirus: US records highest single-day fatalities; death toll crosses 1,000

26 Mar 2020

Coronavirus: US records highest single-day fatalities; death toll crosses 1,000

The number of deaths due to coronavirus crossed 1,000 in the United States, which has quickly become one of the worst-hit nations in the outbreak.

Trump snubs Pelosi's handshake offer. Then, she tears his speech

05 Feb 2020

Trump snubs Pelosi's handshake offer. Then, she tears his speech

It was a day of snubs and drama at the United States House of Representatives on Tuesday when President Donald Trump delivered his third State of the Union Address.

Top commander killed by US, Iran's leader vows revenge

03 Jan 2020

Top commander killed by US, Iran's leader vows revenge

Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei is angry and has vowed to take revenge from criminals (read the United States) who killed the country's top commander Qasem Soleimani in an airstrike at Baghdad Airport on Friday.

#TrumpImpeachment: President Donald Trump impeached in historic US House vote

19 Dec 2019

#TrumpImpeachment: President Donald Trump impeached in historic US House vote

In a historic vote, the US House of Representatives voted to approve the impeachment charges against President Donald Trump to remove him from office on Wednesday.

US House approves process to impeach Donald Trump

01 Nov 2019

US House approves process to impeach Donald Trump

The US House of Representatives on Thursday voted to approve the process of President Donald Trump's impeachment.

US Congresswoman Katie Hill resigns over alleged affair with staffer

28 Oct 2019

US Congresswoman Katie Hill resigns over alleged affair with staffer

US Congresswoman Katie Hill, on Sunday, resigned from the Congress amid allegations of an affair with a congressional staffer.

Trump threatens Turkey's economy in blunt letter to President Erdogan

17 Oct 2019

Trump threatens Turkey's economy in blunt letter to President Erdogan

United States President Donald Trump warned his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan, told him "not to be a fool" and threatened to destroy the country's economy in a striking letter sent on the day Turkey launched its incursion into northeastern Syria.

US House formally begins impeachment inquiry against Donald Trump

25 Sep 2019

US House formally begins impeachment inquiry against Donald Trump

The US House of Representatives formally started an impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump, who is accused of taking help from a foreign leader to harm a political rival.

Mueller concludes Russia probe, submits report to US Attorney General

23 Mar 2019

Mueller concludes Russia probe, submits report to US Attorney General

Special counsel Robert Mueller has submitted the much-awaited probe report to US Attorney General William Barr on alleged collusion between Russia and US President Donald Trump's 2016 campaign, ending an investigation that has cast a shadow over the Trump presidency for nearly two years.

US: House speaker Pelosi says Trump 'just not worth' impeaching

12 Mar 2019

US: House speaker Pelosi says Trump 'just not worth' impeaching

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, America's most powerful Democrat, said in remarks published yesterday that she doesn't support impeaching Donald Trump, arguing the Republican president is "just not worth it."

Trump to sign funding deal; will declare national emergency anyway

15 Feb 2019

Trump to sign funding deal; will declare national emergency anyway

On Thursday, the White House, in a press conference, announced that US President Donald Trump would sign a government funding bill to avert another government shutdown.

Trump to declare national emergency to build border wall

15 Feb 2019

Trump to declare national emergency to build border wall

US President Donald Trump will sign an executive order declaring a national emergency, which will empower him to fund the construction of a massive wall along the US-Mexico border to prevent illegal immigrants from entering the country and curb drug smuggling.

State of the Union address: Highlights from Trump's speech

06 Feb 2019

State of the Union address: Highlights from Trump's speech

On Tuesday, US President Donald Trump delivered his annual State of the Union address, which was marked by both a combative and a conciliatory attitude.

Trump to deliver State of the Union Address on February-5

29 Jan 2019

Trump to deliver State of the Union Address on February-5

Donald Trump will deliver the State of the Union Address on February 5 after it was delayed due to a government shutdown over the US president's demand for funding for a wall along the border with Mexico.

Wall-war: Faux red bricks to be sent to Pelosi, Schumer

19 Jan 2019

Wall-war: Faux red bricks to be sent to Pelosi, Schumer

US President Donald Trump's 2020 re-election campaign has launched a unique fundraising initiative, asking its supporters to donate $20.20 to send faux red bricks to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi or Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer until the Democrats agree to fund a wall along the US-Mexico border.

Trump cancels US delegation's visit to Davos amid shutdown

18 Jan 2019

Trump cancels US delegation's visit to Davos amid shutdown

US President Donald Trump has canceled the US delegation's trip to the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum (WEF) at Davos, Switzerland, due to the partial government shutdown, which entered its 27th-day yesterday.

Indian-American Raja Krishnamoorthi appointed to committee on intelligence. Details here

17 Jan 2019

Indian-American Raja Krishnamoorthi appointed to committee on intelligence. Details here

Indian-American Democratic lawmaker Raja Krishnamoorthy was appointed as a member of a Congressional committee on intelligence yesterday.

Trump pushes for steel-barrier along US-Mexico border to end shutdown

07 Jan 2019

Trump pushes for steel-barrier along US-Mexico border to end shutdown

US President Donald Trump has offered to erect a steel barrier rather than a concrete wall along the southern border with Mexico to iron out differences with Democrats over the issue, which has led to a partial government shutdown for a fortnight now.

Trump says 'prepared' to force shutdown for over a year

05 Jan 2019

Trump says 'prepared' to force shutdown for over a year

President Donald Trump said yesterday he was prepared to keep the US government closed for a year or more, as he stood firm on his contentious demand for billions of dollars to fund a border wall with Mexico.

Trump declassifies Russia papers to expose 'bad things' at FBI

20 Sep 2018

Trump declassifies Russia papers to expose 'bad things' at FBI

President Donald Trump is flexing his executive power to declassify secret documents in the Russia investigation, a move he says will ensure that "really bad things" at the FBI are exposed.

Mueller's probe: 12 Russians indicted in 2016 US election hacking

14 Jul 2018

Mueller's probe: 12 Russians indicted in 2016 US election hacking

The US Justice Department has indicted 12 Russian intelligence officers for hacking the servers of senior Democrats, including their Presidential Candidate Hillary Clinton, in the 2016 US Presidential Election.

Trump stops policy which separated kids from parents at US-border

21 Jun 2018

Trump stops policy which separated kids from parents at US-border

Under immense pressure from the Opposition and even right-wing voices, United States President Donald Trump ended the policy that separated minors from their families at the border.

At least 2,000 children separated from families at US-Mexico border

16 Jun 2018

At least 2,000 children separated from families at US-Mexico border

At least 2,000 children have been separated from their families or guardians who illegally crossed the US-Mexico border, since a policy allowing the same came into effect.

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.

Trump-Democrats close to deal on protecting young DACA immigrants

14 Sep 2017

Trump-Democrats close to deal on protecting young DACA immigrants

President Donald Trump is reportedly close to reaching a deal with the Democrats to continue the Deferred Action on Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program measures.

US Senate approves $15bn hurricane relief package, raises debt ceiling

08 Sep 2017

US Senate approves $15bn hurricane relief package, raises debt ceiling

The US Senate has passed a $15.25 billion relief package for Hurricane Harvey and Irma.

San Francisco couple ends up owning exclusive Presidio Terrace streets

08 Aug 2017

San Francisco couple ends up owning exclusive Presidio Terrace streets

Imagine ending up owning a street filled with million-dollar houses at just $90,000. What would you do with your new-found bargain?

Repeal, then replace: Donald Trump on Obamacare replacement bill

01 Jul 2017

Repeal, then replace: Donald Trump on Obamacare replacement bill

US President Donald Trump has a new idea on the Republican Obamacare replacement bill that hasn't been able to garner consensus yet.

US Senate Republicans delay healthcare bill vote over insufficient support

28 Jun 2017

US Senate Republicans delay healthcare bill vote over insufficient support

The US Republican party's seven-year efforts to get former President Barack Obama's Affordable Care Act (ACA or Obamacare) repealed is on the verge of collapse.

After Georgia special election loss, can Democrats ever trump Trump?

22 Jun 2017

After Georgia special election loss, can Democrats ever trump Trump?

On June 20, Democrat Jon Ossoff lost to Republican Karen Handel in a closely fought special election in a Georgia congressional district.

Trump kick starts process to renegotiate NAFTA trade deal

19 May 2017

Trump kick starts process to renegotiate NAFTA trade deal

The Trump administration has formally informed the US Congress that it intends on renegotiating the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) with Canada and Mexico.

Obamacare repeal: House passes Republican health care bill, Senate awaits

05 May 2017

Obamacare repeal: House passes Republican health care bill, Senate awaits

Symbolizing a major legislative landmark under the Trump presidency, the Republican dominated US House of Representatives voted to repeal parts of Obamacare including insurance coverage for people with "pre-existing conditions", intending to replace it with the Republican-sponsored American Health Care Act.

US healthcare reform: Republicans lawmakers seek votes for Obamacare replacement

28 Apr 2017

US healthcare reform: Republicans lawmakers seek votes for Obamacare replacement

Prospects for the Republican-controlled House of Representatives to pass an amended healthcare reform bill before President Trump's 100th day in office faded as Republican lawmakers struggled to gather sufficient votes.

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.