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Trump proud of Kushner's open talks with Russia

Washington: President Donald Trump is “proud” of his son-in-law and senior advisor Jared Kushner for being transparent about his interaction with Russians and lay out everything clear to expose the “witch hunt” that the probe has been, a White House official has said. “The President was very proud of Jared for voluntarily going to the Hill and being very transparent with every interaction that he’s had,” White House Press Secretary

NKorea missile test: Trump asks China to end all

Washington: The US today confirmed that North Korea has carried out a ballistic missile test with President Donald Trump slamming Kim Jong-Un for the provocative action and urging China to make a “heavy move” on Pyongyang to “end this nonsense once and for all”. The single launch of a land-based, intermediate range ballistic missile occurred near the Panghyon Airfield, the US Pacific Command said. “The President has been briefed on

Trump proud of leaving Paris climate deal

Washington: US President Donald Trump strongly defended his decision to pull out of the Paris climate accord, declaring himself “proud” of the move. “In order to protect American jobs, companies and workers, we’ve withdrawn the United States from the one-sided Paris Climate Accord,” Trump said to applause, during a speech on the future of the US energy sector. “I will tell you we’re proud of it,” he said. “And when

US travel ban on 6 Muslim countries takes effect

Washington: US President Donald Trump’s ban on refugees and travelers from six mainly Muslim countries went into effect, after a Supreme Court decision allowed it to go forward following a five-month battle with rights groups. The Trump administration says the temporary ban is necessary to block terrorists from entering the country, but immigrant advocates charge that it illegally singles out Muslims. The 90-day ban on visitors from Iran, Libya, Somalia,

Alec Baldwin returns as Trump in SNL

Los Angeles: Alec Baldwin had said he would not keep portraying Donald Trump for “much longer”, but the actor has now declared he will be back in the wig and suit for season 43 of Saturday Night Live. “Yeah, we’re going to fit that in. I think people have enjoyed it,” Baldwin told CNN when asked about his comeback as Trump. According to CNN, Baldwin’s other commitments will mean a

Modi, Trump strike rapport, show camaraderie

Washington: The camaraderie between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Donald Trump was on full display as the two leaders heaped praise on each other, voiced appreciation for each other’s leadership and embraced more than once at the White House. The two leaders underlined the close ties between their countries, with Trump saying India has a “true friend” in the White House. Trump said the friendship between the United

Trump likely to reveal whether secret tapes exist

Washington: President Donald Trump is expected to make an announcement in the coming days on whether any recordings exist of his private conversations with former FBI Director James Comey, potentially bringing to an end one of the central mysteries of the ongoing probe that has consumed his White House. White House press secretary Sean Spicer said yesterday that he expects an announcement “this week” on the possibility of tapes. The

Trump to announce revised Cuban policy

Washington: Stopping short of a complete turnabout, President Donald Trump is expected to announce a revised Cuba policy aimed at stopping the flow of US cash to the country’s military and security services while maintaining diplomatic relations and allowing US airlines and cruise ships to continue service to the island. In a speech yesterday at a Miami theater associated with Cuban exiles, Trump will cast the policy moves as fulfillment

Americans will not be intimidated by assault: Trump

Washington: Americans will not be intimidated by threats, acts of violence or assaults on democracy, President Donald Trump has said and called for unity after a mass shooting at a Republican baseball practice left a Congressman critically injured. Trump in a video message that was aired before the Congressional Baseball Game on Wednesday, thanked members, staff and the crowd for supporting the event. “As you all know, tonight’s game has

PM to meet Trump 26 June

New York: As Donald Trump administration gears up to welcome Prime Minister Narendra Modi later this month, the White House has heaped praise on his ‘vision for a new India’ and said that it will also help create jobs in the US. President Donald Trump’s Press Secretary Sean Spicer said this while confirming Modi’s White House visit scheduled for 26 June. Addressing the common interests of the two countries in

US AG argues visa ban is not against religion

Washington: The visa ban is about national security and not against any religion, US Attorney General Jeff Sessions has said after a US appeals court upheld a decision blocking President Donald Trump’s revised executive order imposing a travel ban on six Muslim-majority nations. “President Trump knows that the country he has been elected to lead is threatened daily by terrorists who believe in a radical ideology, and that there are