WASHINGTON - US President Donald Trump on Saturday said that he would welcome a government shutdown if Congress does not approve funding for a wall on the US-Mexico border, media reported. Trump made those remarks to reporters before travelling to Northern California to get a first-hand look at the wildfires that have claimed 74 lives and left more than 1,000 missing. "We're talking about border wall, we're talking about quite a big sum of money, about $5 billion," the head of state said, reports Efe.
WASHINGTON - US authorities has intercepted another suspicious package addressed to the main offices of CNN, bringing to 14 the number of packages with the same characteristics sent to key Democrats and to the cable news network. "The #FBI has confirmed a package has been recovered in Atlanta, similar in appearance to the others, addressed to CNN," the FBI said on its official Twitter account, Efe reported on Monday.
WASHINGTON - The person in custody on suspicion of sending suspicious packages to a dozen prominent people has been identified as Florida resident Cesar Sayoc, US media reported Friday, citing law enforcement sources. Sayoc was apprehended in a shopping centre in Plantation, Florida, west of Ft. Lauderdale, and authorities seized the white van he was driving. The van was covered with photos of president Donald Trump and...
WASHINGTON - US President Donald Trump said on Monday that his country will begin cutting off or reducing aid to three countries in Central America, citing migrant caravan heading to the US border. "Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador were not able to do the job of stopping people from leaving their country and coming illegally to the US," said Trump in a morning tweet, Xinhua reported.
WASHINGTON - US President Donald Trump threatened on Thursday to use the military to close the border with Mexico if a caravan of thousands of Honduran migrants bound for the US continues its journey. In a series of tweets, Trump said the caravan was Democratic Party-led, claimed that many of the migrants were criminals and urged Mexico to intervene to stop the group from reaching the border.
WASHINGTON - US President Donald Trump have claimed that his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin was "probably" involved in assassinations and poisonings, but "it's not in our country". Trump made the remarks in a CBS News interview aired on Sunday night where he also spoke about his relationship with North Korea, China, Russia, and his own West Wing staffers and Cabinet. When asked babout the accusation that he was...
WASHINGTON - US President Donald Trump's legal team is preparing answers to written questions provided by Special Counsel Robert Mueller in connection to the ongoing Russia probe, according to informed sources. The move represents a major development after months of negotiations and signals that the Mueller investigation could be entering a final phase with regard to the President, the sources told CNN on Thursday.
WASHINGTON - The US Senate has confirmed Brett Kavanaugh as the 114th Supreme Court Justice by one of the narrowest margins in history amid mass protests, ending a vitriolic battle that began as a debate over judicial ideology and concluded with a national reckoning over sexual misconduct. As a chorus of women in the Senate's public galleries repeatedly interrupted the proceedings on Saturday night with cries of "Shame!",
WASHINGTON - The US Senate Judiciary Committee is set to vote later on Friday on President Donald Trump's embattled Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. The vote follows a dramatic testimony on Thursday by Kavanaugh and Christine Blasey Ford, who accused him of sexual assault while both were teenagers. Ford described the alleged 1982 attack in detail saying it had "drastically" affected her life. However,
WASHINGTON, D.C. - The Republican party has apologised to the Hindu community, after a newspaper advertisement featuring Lord Ganesha, intended to win their support in Texas ended up offending them. The advertisement, on the occasion of the ‘Ganesh Chaturthi’ festival, included the image of Lord Ganesha with the text, “Would you worship a donkey or an elephant? The choice is yours”.