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”.
WASHINGTON - The trade war between the US and China got uglier on Tuesday as Beijing slapped tariffs on American goods worth $60 billion in retaliation to the additional taxes of $200 billion on Chinese goods by Washington. According to the Customs Tariff Commission of the State Council, the tit-for-tat tariff will come into effect on September 24 when US tariffs also kick in.
WASHINGTON - The Trump administration has offered China another chance to try to stave off new tariffs on $200 billion in Chinese exports, asking top officials for a fresh round of trade talks later this month, according to people briefed on the matter. The invitation for talks was made by Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin. "There's some discussions and information that we've received that the Chinese government -- the top of the...
WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump said on Monday he will take charge of writing the real book about his government in response to the new publication about the White House by respected journalist Bob Woodward, who has been very critical of the current head of the state. "The Woodward book is a Joke. Just another assault against me, in a barrage of assaults, using now disproven unnamed and anonymous sources," Trump said on Twitter.
WASHINGTON - A US Senator has said that it was time to use constitutional powers to remove President Donald Trump from office if top officials thought he was unfit for the job. "If senior administration officials think the President of the US is not able to do his job, then they should invoke the 25th Amendment," Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren told CNN on Thursday. "The Constitution provides for a procedure whenever the Vice President...
WASHINGTON - Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey and Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg on Wednesday appeared before the US Congress, admitting to the lawmakers that they were "too slow to act" and "ill-prepared" to tackle foreign interference on their platforms.According to The Washington Post, Sandberg told the US Senate Intelligence Committee that they were too slow to spot this and too slow to act. That's on us."