WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump on Monday said that the US must condemn bigotry, racism and white supremacy, following two mass shootings over the weekend that killed 29 people. On Saturday, a gunman killed 20 people at a Walmart store in El Paso, Texas, in what officials said appeared to be a racially-motivated hate crime.
WASHINGTON - US President Donald Trump announced on Thursday a new set of tariffs on goods from China that will take effect September 1, just as Washington and Beijing are supposed to be preparing to resume trade talks. "Our representatives have just returned from China where they had constructive talks having to do with a future Trade Deal.
WASHINGTON - In an unexpected endorsement, former US president Barack Obama has shared on his Twitter handle a letter by former members of his administration that rebuked racism in American politics and called out President Donald Trump for his racist comments made against four Congresswomen of color. The letter, co-signed by 149 African Americans,
WASHINGTON - Former US Special Counsel Robert Mueller said here on Wednesday his report on the Russia probe did not exonerate US President Donald Trump of obstructing justice. "The President was not exculpated for the acts that he allegedly committed," Mueller told a hearing before the House Judiciary Committee about his investigation into alleged...
NEW YORK - Democratic Party leaders in the House of Representatives have thwarted an attempt by the more impetuous members to impeach President Donald Trump, but the reprieve was clouded by a vote to prosecute two members of his cabinet for criminal contempt. "We just received an overwhelming vote against impeachment, and that is the end of it,"
WASHINGTON - Former US Vice-President and Democratic White House frontrunner Joe Biden has been slammed by Senator Kamala Harris, who is of Indian and Jamaican descent, for his record on race in a televised debate and challenged on his previous comments about segregationists. The debate on Thursday night came a day after the first batch of...
US President Donald Trump on Sunday said that it would likely not be "necessary" to threaten Mexico with tariffs again because that country's government was now helping to contain the flow of migrants to the country. In a series of tweets, Trump said he was confident that the deal with Mexico would be successful after speaking by telephone on Saturday with Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, the Efe news reported.
NEW YORK - The Indian parliamentary election is "an inspiration to democracies and individuals around the world", State Department spokesperson Morgan Ortagus said on Friday. "We applaud the Indian people for turning out to vote in historic numbers and the government of India for their exceptional execution of this massive undertaking," she said in a statement. "India's elections are the largest exercise in democracy in human history."
NEW YORK - Escalating the confrontation with US President Donald Trump's administration, the Democrats moved on Monday to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt after he refused to turn over to a Congressional panel the entire report of a probe into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election. Jerry Nadler, the chair of the House of Representatives Judiciary Committee,
WASHINGTON - US President Donald Trump on Saturday praised his latest call with Russian President Vladimir Putin, saying there is "tremendous potential" for US-Russia ties. "Very good call yesterday with President Putin of Russia," Trump tweeted. "Tremendous potential for a good/great relationship with Russia, despite what you read and see in the Fake News Media." "Look how they have misled you on 'Russia Collusion.'