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.'
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CERRITOS, CA - Naresh Solanki, was unanimously chosen with 5-0 vote, to become the first Indian-American Mayor of Cerritos, on April 17 at the City Hall here. Adorned in a grey suit and his iconic smile, the Mayor Pro Tem, Solanki was democratically chosen as the Mayor by his fellow council members amidst the...
WASHINGTON - Tulsi Gabbard, the first Hindu US Congresswoman and Democratic 2020 presidential candidate, has vastly outraised Senator Kamala Harris of Indian and Jamaican descent among Indian-American donors in the 2020 presidential fundraising derby so far. Gabbard, who is a Hindu American but not Indian-American, has raised more than $237,000, from the community. In comparison, Harris, daughter of an Indian American...
SAN FRANCISCO - Democratic presidential candidate Senator Kamala Harris, who is of Indian and Jamaican descent, has released 15 years of her tax returns, showing that she and her husband earned almost $1.9 million in 2018, the media reported. The returns released on Sunday showed most of the adjusted gross income of $1,884,319 in 2018 reported by Harris came from her husband Doug Emhoff's earnings as a lawyer,
WASHINGTON - White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders has said that President Donald Trump's prospective plan to send undocumented immigrants to sanctuary cities is undergoing a "complete and thorough review." Sanders told "Fox News Sunday" that they "have to look at all options," including releasing undocumented immigrants to sanctuary cities, to deal with the situation at the nation's southern border with Mexico,
WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump on Friday threatened to impose an "economic penalty" on Mexico if it does not halt the flow of illegal drugs into US territory and to place 25 per cent tariffs on all Mexican-made cars that are shipped into the US if it stops deporting undocumented migrants who cross into Mexico from Guatemala. "I am looking at an economic penalty for the $500 billion in illegal DRUGS that are shipped and...