LONDON - British Prime Minister Theresa May on Sunday said that US President Donald Trump asked her to sue the European Union (EU) rather than negotiate over Brexit. The visiting US President said on Friday at a joint press conference that he had given her a "suggestion" but she had found it too "brutal". Asked about what the suggestion was during a BBC interview on Sunday, she replied: "He told me I should sue the EU - not go into negotiations."
LONDON - US President Donald Trump has warned that the UK will "probably not" get any future trade deal with the US, if it goes ahead with Prime Minister Theresa May's plan for post-Brexit ties with the European Union. In an interview to The Sun tabloid published late on Thursday, the US President said May's plan would "probably kill the deal" as it would mean the US "would be dealing with the EU" instead of with the UK.
WASHINGTON - US President Donald Trump has escalated his trade war with China, saying he would impose additional 10 per cent tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese fish, petroleum, chemicals, handbags, textiles and other products if Beijing does not change its trade practices. China on Wednesday expressed "shock" and solemn protest against Washington's announcement of fresh tariffs, calling it "totally unacceptable".
WASHINGTON - US President Donald Trump's administration has released the names of children under the age of five who were separated from their parents at the US-Mexico border, complying with a federal court order. The move comes in advance of a Monday hearing on whether to extend the Tuesday deadline for reuniting the children with their families, reports CNN. The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) received the list of the names on...
WASHINGTON - US President Donald Trump's administration has rescinded seven Obama-era policy guidelines that called on universities to consider race as a factor in diversifying their campuses. In a joint letter, the Education and Justice Departments said on Tuesday that the guidelines "advocate policy preferences and positions beyond the requirements of the Constitution", reports The New York Times.
NEW YORK - US President Donald Trump has appointed an Indian-American official, Raj Shah, to a key role in the contentious process of the appointment of the next justice of the Supreme Court, the White House announced on Monday. Shah will take leave from the position of Trump's Deputy Principal Press Secretary to concentrate on getting the President's nominee through the Senate approval process,
Russian President Vladimir Putin and his US counterpart Donald Trump will meet in the Finnish capital Helsinki on July 16, the Kremlin announced on Thursday. "(The) two leaders will discuss the current state and prospects of further development of the Russian-US relations and also vital issues of the international agenda," a Kremlin statement said. Kremlin aide Yuri Ushakov earlier told reporters that the venue of the summit was...
WASHINGTON - US President Donald Trump on Tuesday hailed the Supreme Court ruling that travel ban on several Muslim-majority countries is lawful and termed it "a tremendous victory" and "moment of profound vindication". In a 5-4 opinion, the court found that Trump's executive order on the immigration restriction fell "squarely within the scope of Presidential authority under the INA (the Immigration and Nationality Act)".
WASHINGTON - US President Donald Trump has advocated for depriving undocumented immigrants of their due-process rights, arguing that people who cross the border into the country illegally were invaders and must immediately be deported without trial or an appearance before a judge. In a series of tweets on Sunday, Trump described immigrants as invaders, called US immigration laws "a mockery"
WASHINGTON - Indian-origin Senator Kamala Harris has accused the Trump administration of committing "crimes against humanity" after she visited an immigration and detention facility in California and met migrant mothers separated from their children. Harris joined hundreds of protesters along the San Diego border with Mexico on Friday to denounce Trump for his zero-tolerance immigration policy, which has separated more than 2,300 children...