LONDON - US President Donald Trump has attacked Britain's National Health Service (NHS), claiming it is "going broke and not working." The US President hit out on Twitter on Monday, minutes after a segment aired on Fox News that highlighted winter strains on the UK health care system, CNN reported. Trump accused the Democrats of pushing a similar universal health care system for the US. "The Democrats are pushing for...
WASHINGTON - Prominent Indian-American lawmakers have slammed US President Donald Trump's first State of Union address in which he equated young immigrants with members of the brutal criminal gang MS-13. In his 80-minute speech in the House chamber of the Capitol, Trump offered to legalise those who were brought into the country illegally as children -- referred to as "Dreamers" and ultimately give them citizenship,
NEW YORK - In a speech brimming with patriotism and the America First concept, President Donald Trump has reiterated the US commitment to strengthen its military, protect its borders and reset its trading relationships while calling for "merit-based" immigration system. "This is our new American moment," Trump declared in his first State of the Union address on Tuesday night in Washington as he took a victory lap for the economic achievements...
NEW YORK - Hillary Clinton made a surprise appearance at the Grammy Awards and took part in a comedy bit taking a jab at US President Donald Trump. The former presidential candidate, along with Cher, Snoop Dogg, Cardi B, John Legend and DJ Khaled were among those who read excerpts from Michael Wolff's "Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House" -- the hit book about billionaire's first year in the White House, CNN said.
WASHINGTON - US President Donald Trump has said he is "looking forward" to being interviewed in an investigation into alleged Russian meddling in the US election. He said he expected to be questioned by Robert Mueller, Justice Department Special Counsel, within two to three weeks, with approval from his lawyers, BBC reported. "I would love to do that as soon as possible," Trump was quoted as saying.
WASHINGTON - The White House said on Wednesday that it will unveil a legislative framework on immigration next week. The announcement came after lawmakers resumed negotiations on the fate of young immigrants brought to the country illegally as children, known as Dreamers, Xinhua news agency reported. "The White House will release a legislative framework on Monday that represents a compromise that members of both parties can support,"
WASHINGTON - The US Senate on Monday voted to advance a three-week funding bill to reopen the federal government after a three-day shutdown. According to The New York Times, Senate Democrats helped advance a stopgap bill after Repunblicans' pledge to continue immigration talks. By a vote of 81-18, the Senate agreed to end the debate on a bill that would extend the government funding through February 8.
WASHINGTON - Indian American Manisha Singh, a lawyer and Congressional staffer, has been sworn in as the Assistant Secretary of State for economic and business affairs in the Trump administration. She is the first woman appointed to the post. Singh was sworn in by Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Friday. She will be responsible for advancing American prosperity, entrepreneurship and innovation worldwide. "We are excited to promote...
WASHINGTON - White House is preparing for a government shutdown, as the chances of a short-term government funding bill passed by the Senate are dimmed, a White House official has said. "OMB is preparing for what we're calling the Schumer Shutdown," said White House Office of Management and Budget Director (OMB) Mick Mulvaney at a press briefing on Friday, Xinhua news agency reported. The White House is blaming Senate Democratic...
WASHINGTON - US President Donald Trump has announced the winners of his so-called "Fake News Awards" for 2017 in a gimmick to escalate his attacks on major media outlets, with the top prize going to a New York Times article. The article by renowned economist Paul Krugman, which won two awards, about the adverse fall outs of Trump's win in the US presidential election topped the controversial list. On Wednesday, Trump tweeted,