LOS ANGELES - Celebrities including Kerry Washington, Alysia Reiner, Amy Schumer, Padma Lakshmi, Lin-Manuel Miranda, America Ferrera and Lea Thompson were among the people who marched to rally for immigrant families. They also urged US President Donald Trump's administration to reunite children separated from their parents at the border. People turned out across the US on Saturday at more than 600 locations...
NEW DELHI - US envoy to the UN Nikki Haley on Thursday said Washington will not tolerate governments giving safe haven to terrorists and will communicate this message more strongly to Islamabad than it used to do in the past. "We cannot tolerate its government, or any other government, giving safe haven to terrorists. We won't tolerate it. We are communicating this message to Pakistan more strongly than in the past and...
WASHINGTON - A US federal judge has revoked former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort's bail and ordered him to jail pending trial, citing newly filed obstruction of justice charges. The judge made the decision on Friday after special counsel Robert Mueller, who's leading the investigation into Russia's role in the 2016 US presidential election, alleged that Manafort and one of his associates had tried to tamper with...
WASHINGTON,D.C. - President Donald Trump has taken a swipe at India along with the world’s other top economies and accused New Delhi of charging 100 per cent tariff on some of the US’ goods, as he threatened to cut trade ties with countries who are robbing America. Trump made the remarks in Canada’s Quebec City where he was attending the G7 summit that ended in farce after he abruptly rejected the text of a consensus statement...
SINGAPORE - The US says its discussions with North Korea are moving "more quickly than expected" ahead of the summit in Singapore on Tuesday. The preliminary talks between officials have been taking place ahead of the unprecedented first meeting. The White House also confirms that President Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un will hold a one-on-one meeting, with only translators present, BBC reported on Monday.
SAN FRANCISCO - The US has issued a fresh alert on malicious cyber activity by North Korea, warning people that two families of malware -- referred to as Joanap and Brambul -- may be using the Internet Protocol (IP) addresses to maintain a presence on victims' networks and enable network exploitation. The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) released the joint Technical Alert (TA) on Wednesday,
WASHINGTON,D.C. - The controversy surrounding the $50 million donation from not-for-profit Tata Trusts to the Harvard Business School in 2010 has now reached the American shores with a leading Conservative website questioning the globally prestigious institution for accepting “questionable funds” that should otherwise have been “used for the welfare of the poor.”That was against “every tenet of good (corporate) governance”, Alex Beard,
WASHINGTON - US President Donald Trump signed into law on Thursday a bill that partially repeals the 2010 Dodd-Frank act, which imposed tighter financial regulations in response to the global financial meltdown of 2008. "The legislation I'm signing today rolls back the crippling Dodd-Frank regulations that are crushing community banks and credit unions nationwide," Efe quoted Trump as saying after again calling the Dodd-Frank bill "a disaster"
WASHINGTON - US President Donald Trump's homeland security adviser, Tom Bossert, has resigned, the White House confirmed on Tuesday. "The President is grateful for Tom's commitment to the safety and security of our great country," White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders said in a statement. The 43-year-old adviser led "the White House's efforts to protect the homeland from terrorist threats, strengthen our cyber defences,
MOSCOW - New US sanctions imposed on major Russian businesses and their owners sent Russian stocks and the ruble, the country's currency, sharply down on Monday, exchange data showed. Russia's benchmark RTS stock index was down 11.33 per cent at 04:20 p.m. According to data from Moscow Exchange, the ruble was at 59.11 against the dollar, down from $57.88 on Friday, after several months of relative stability, Xinhua reported.