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Trump says Spicer suffered 'tremendous abuse' by 'fake media'
New Delhi , July 22 : U.S. President Donald Trump praising outgoing press secretary Sean Spicer lashed out against the media claiming that the latter suffered 'tremendous abuse' at the hands of the 'fake media'. Read Full Story

US withholds USD 350 million aid to Pakistan
Washington D.C. [United States], July 22 : The United States has withheld the disbursement of USD 350 million aid to Pakistan after Pentagon chief Jim Mattis informed the Congress that Islamabad has not taken sufficient measures to counter the Taliban-affiliated Haqqani network, a top U.S. official said on Friday. Read Full Story

U.S. to bar Americans from visiting North Korea
New York [U.S.], July. 22 : The United States is set to forbid American citizens from traveling to North Korea in the wake of "mounting concerns over the serious risk of arrest and long-term detention." Read Full Story

'It's been an honour': Sean Spicer after quitting as Trump's press secretary
London [U.K.], July 22 : After resigning as the White House Press Secretary, Sean Spicer said his six months serving in the White House was an honour and a privilege. Read Full Story

Just look at his great TV ratings: Trump on Spicer quitting
London [U.K.], July. 22 : Hours after White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer announced his resignation, U.S. President Donald Trump thanked him for his services. Read Full Story

Sarah Huckabee Sanders appointed new White House Press Secretary
London [UK], July. 22 : Sarah Huckabee Sanders has been appointed as the new White House Press Secretary, following the sudden resignation of Sean Spicer. Read Full Story

Sean Spicer resigns as White House Press Secretary
Washington [United States], July 21 : White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer resigned on Friday morning, citing President Donald J. Trump's decision to appoint New York financier Anthony Scaramucci as communications director as the reason for doing so. Read Full Story

Trump shifts U.S. ambassador from Turkey to Afghanistan
Kabul [Afghanistan], July 21 : President Donald Trump has nominated John Bass, who is currently serving as U.S. ambassador to Turkey, as his envoy to Afghanistan. Read Full Story

Take a 'moral' stand on immigrants: Senators to Trump
London [U.K.], July. 21 : U.S. President Donald Trump has been challenged by a top Republican senator to make a moral decision on the fate of hundreds of thousands of undocumented immigrants brought to the US as children. Read Full Story

U.S. to support Pakistan to add at least 3,000 MW of clean power
New York [U.S.A.], July 20 : Giving a major relief to Pakistan, which has been facing chronic shortage of energy, severely limiting economic development, the United States will support Pakistan to add at least 3,000 megawatts of clean power generation infrastructure to Pakistan's national electricity system by 2020. The U.S. assistance to Pakistan is being provided under U.S.-Pakistan Clean Energy Partnership, through which the USAID will support capacity building, technical assistance, USAID Development Credit Authority financial guarantees, business-to-business sales arrangements, and the construction of transmission lines to private projects to stimulate increased levels of private investment in clean power. Read Full Story

NASA's HERA XIII crew returns home to slumber
Washington D.C. [USA], Jul 20 : After 45 days in NASA's Human Exploration Research Analog (HERA), the four-man crew can hardly hold their eyes open. Read Full Story

U.S. Supreme Court relaxes travel ban for grandparents, relatives
Washington D.C. [U.S.A.], July 20 : The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday upheld a lower court opinion that temporarily exempts grandparents and other relatives from travel ban. Read Full Story

Trump regrets decision to hire Sessions
Washington [U.S.A.], July 20 : United States President Donald Trump on Wednesday, in an interview with the New York Times, said that he would have never appointed Attorney General Jeff Sessions had he known he would recuse himself from overseeing the Russia investigation that has often been associated with his presidency. Read Full Story

White House reporter breaks rules, live-streams briefing
Washington [U.S.A.], July 20 : United States reporter Ksenija Pavlovic, who reports from the White House, went against the set rules live-streamed the sound recording of the briefing being held there on July 20. Read Full Story

Penatgon concerned over Turkish media's leak of American base locations in Syria
Washington D.C. [U.S.A.], July 20 : The Pentagon has expressed concern over Turkish media releasing a list of classified U.S. military posts in Syria. Read Full Story

Trump, Obama, Hillary extend support to McCain
Washington, July 20 : U.S. President Donald Trump, former president Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton have extended their support and wishes to Sen. John McCain, 80, who has been diagnosed with a primary glioblastoma, a type of brain tumour. Read Full Story

FBI asked to look into Ivanka Trump's security clearance
New York [U.S.], July. 20 : The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has been urged by Democrats to look into the security clearance given to President Donald Trump's daughter, Ivanka. Read Full Story

Trump promises GOP healthcare bill will improve
New York [U.S.A], July 19 : : U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday took to twitter to claim that the Republican healthcare bill would improve and blasted Democrats for their defense of the Affordable Care Act. Read Full Story

U.S. military paying USD 130k a month to rent Trump Tower's space in New York
New York [U.S.A.], July 19 : The United States military is paying a rent of USD 1,30,000 for a space in the Trump Tower in New York, despite the property not being used by President Donald Trump. Read Full Story

Trump administration to allow 15,000 more foreign workers to work in U.S.
Washington D.C. [United States], July 18 : The U.S. government has announced an increase of 15,000 additional visas for temporary non-agricultural workers under the H-2B program for this fiscal year. Read Full Story

Sean Spicer contradicts Trump Jr on 'Russian' meeting
New York [U.S.], July. 18 : White House press secretary Sean Spicer on Monday contradicted President Donald Trump after insisting that a meeting Trump Jr. had with a Russian lawyer in the lead up to the presidential election, was about adoption policy. Read Full Story

'Made in America': Trump warns other countries against 'unfair trade practices'
New York [U.S.], July. 18 : In a strong declaration during a 'Made in America Week' event, President Donald Trump asserted that the United States needs to crack down on the predatory online sale of foreign goods that are destroying shopping centers throughout the United States. Read Full Story

Don't eliminate State Department's refugee office: Diplomats urge Tillerson
Washington D.C. [U.S.], July. 18 : A number of former foreign policy experts have called on Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to not eliminate the state department office that handles refugees. Read Full Story

Most politicians would have gone to a meeting like one my son attended: Donald Trump
New Delhi , July 17 : United States President Donald Trump has said that most politicians would have gone to a meeting like the one attended by his eldest son Donald Trump Jr's with a Russian lawyer during the campaign in order to get info on an opponent. Read Full Story

Coulter sparks twitter row over seat in Delta Airlines
New York, July 17 : Author Ann Coulter sparked a row on Twitter after she said the airline moved her from a pre-booked, "extra room" seat and gave it to another woman. Read Full Story

U.S. sets terms and conditions on giving back Russia its diplomatic compounds
Washington D.C. [U.S.A], July 17 : The United States has said that it will give Russia its diplomatic properties back, almost a year after they were seized over Moscow's alleged interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential elections Read Full Story

Australian woman shot dead by cop in U.S.
Minneapolis (Minnesota), [U.S.A.], July 17 : An investigation is underway in an incident where an Australian woman was shot dead by a police officer in Minneapolis, Minnesota on Saturday. Read Full Story

Caitlyn Jenner seriously considering shot at politics
New York, July 17 : Caitlyn Jenner has recently confessed her desire to give politics a shot as she is looking for new opportunities to make a bigger impact on the world. Read Full Story

Protests at US Open as President Trump attends tournament
New Jeresy, July 17 : Ultraviolet, a women's advocacy group protested against United States (US) President Donald Trump yesterday as the leader attended the US Women's Open tennis tournament, media reported. Read Full Story

US to finalise South Asia strategy next week
Washington [USA], July 16 : United States President Donald Trump and his national security team are likely to hold a meeting next week to finalise South Asia strategy. Read Full Story

Trump appoints special counsel to deal with Russia 'heat'
Washington [USA] July 16 : The United States President Donald Trump has appointed federal prosecutor Ty Cobb as White House special counsel to oversee the legal and media response to the investigation into Russian meddling in last year's election and alleged collusion by the Trump campaign, reports CNN. Read Full Story

New entrant in the Trump-Russia controversy: Rinat Akhmetshin
New York [U.S.A.], July 15 : It has been revealed that a U.S. citizen, lobbyist and former Soviet military officer, Rinat Akhmetshin attended a June 2016 meeting between senior Trump campaign officials and a Russian lawyer . Read Full Story

Pentagon to formulate common defence strategy for India, U.S.
New York [U.S.A.], July 15 : The Trump administration has placed India at the highest level in terms of defence partnership by passing an amendment that authorises the State Department and the Pentagon to develop a strategy that addresses common security challenges of both New Delhi and Washington, the role of American partners and allies in the India-U.S. defence relationship, and role of the defence technology and trade . Read Full Story

U.S. Homeland Security confirms Russian lawyer was granted special entry
Washington D.C. [USA], July 15 : United States' Homeland Security Department has confirmed that Russian lawyer Natalia Veselnitskaya was granted special entry to the United States on multiple occasions in 2015 and 2016 at the request of the Justice Department. Read Full Story

Trump Administration moves Supreme Court to clarify travel ban ruling
Washington D.C. [USA], July 15 : Lawyers for the Trump Administration on Friday urged the Supreme Court to resolve the uncertainty created by last month's ruling on which foreign nationals are exempt from the ban, reports the CNN. Read Full Story

Fire in high-rise apartment building in Honolulu kills three
New York [USA], July 15 : At least three people were killed on Friday after a broke outfire in a high-rise apartment building in Honolulu, Hawaii. Read Full Story

Melania Trump pays tribute to France with her outfits
New Delhi , Jul 14 : She may be spending only 36 hours in Paris, but U.S. First Lady Melania Trump is making a lasting impression through her wardrobe. Read Full Story

Radio Flyer Celebrates 100 Years of Making People Smile
CHICAGO, July 13, 2017 : Radio Flyer was founded 100 years ago with one guiding principle, to bring joy to every boy and every girl. During the last century, millions of children have played for countless hours with Radio Flyer products, cementing the brand's iconic status. To celebrate 100 years of outdoor play and adventures, Radio Flyer is giving back to its fans to say thank you. Read Full Story

FICO Survey: Only 1 in 3 Gen X Think They Will Reach Long-Term Financial Goals
SAN JOSE, Calif., July 13, 2017 : FICO's latest consumer finance trend research has revealed that only 32 percent of consumers aged 38-52, known as Generation X, are confident they will reach their long-term financial goals. Read Full Story

US, France friendship is unbreakable: Trump
Paris [France] July 14 : Friendship between the United States (US) and France is unbreakable, said US President Donald Trump after meeting French President Emmanuel Macron here. Read Full Story

The 'Thronies' Pilgrimage: Hit TV show sparks worldwide wanderlust
DALLAS, July 13, 2017: The world is eagerly anticipating the premiere of Game of Thrones season 7 but fans aren't waiting for winter to come to enjoy Seven Kingdoms-inspired vacations, as Hotels.com reports a dramatic hike in searches to the stunning destinations featured in the series. Read Full Story

Four Out Of Five Americans Want Restaurants And Grocers To End Cruel Factory Farming Practices
LOS ANGELES, July 13, 2017 : A new poll conducted by NRG Research Group shows four out of five Americans want food companies to commit to greatly reducing the suffering of chickens in their supply chains, even if it results in higher prices. Read Full Story

Meet America's Top Dogs! Seven Courageous Canines Named Finalists For 2017 American Humane Hero Dog Awards
WASHINGTON, July 12, 2017 : America has spoken and following more than half a million votes cast by animal lovers across the country and a celebrity panel of dog lovers and experts, seven courageous canines have been named finalists in the 2017 American Humane Hero Dog Awards, sponsored by the Lois Pope LIFE Foundation. Read Full Story

White House aims to be 'as transparent as humanly possible': Sanders
Washington D.C. [United States], July 13 : White House principal deputy press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders has said that the White House aims to be 'as transparent as humanly possible. Read Full Story

U.S. condemns terrorist attack on Amarnath pilgrims
New York [U.S.], July 12 : The United States has strongly condemned the terrorist attack on Amarnath pilgrims in Anantnag district of Jammu and Kashmir on July 10 in which seven pilgrims lost their lives and 15 others were injured. Read Full Story

Trump defends son, slams fake news for carrying news based on 'sources'
New York [U.S.A.] , July 12 :U.S. President Donald Trump congratulated his son Donald Trump Jr. on twitter for being transparent about his role in a July 2016 meeting with a Russian government-affiliated attorney and called the developments of the last several days the "greatest witch hunt in political history." Read Full Story

Disturbed with White House leaks, Trump's family urges him to oust Priebus
Washington D.C. [U.S.A.], July 12 : Amidst the ongoing tension over leaks coming from the White House, three influential figures of the White House have privately suggested United States President Donald Trump to oust his Chief of Staff Reince Priebus. Read Full Story

Trump's France visit to focus on Syria, terrorism issues
Washington D.C. [United States], July 12 : U.S. President Donald Trump's meeting with his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron this week will focus on Syria and counterterrorism topics, said a White House official. Read Full Story

Trump didn't know about his son's meeting with Russian lawyer
Washington D.C. [United States], July 12 : United States President Donald Trump's eldest son Donald Trump Jr. has said that he did not tell his father about his meeting with a Russian lawyer as "there was nothing to tell". Read Full Story

Trump praises Iraqi, American soldiers post ISIS defeat in Mosul
Washington D.C. [United States], July 12 : United States President Donald Trump has praised the heroism of the Iraqi and American soldiers following the defeat of ISIS in the war-torn city of Mosul. Read Full Story

Trump applauds his eldest son's transparency, calls him 'high-quality person'
Washington D.C. [United States], July 12 : Defending his eldest son, Donald Trump Jr., who has been caught at the centre of the controversy surrounding Russian meddling in the 2016 elections, United States President Donald Trump has called the former a high-quality person and also applauded his transparency. Read Full Story

16 dead in military plane crash in Mississippi
Mississippi [United States], July 12 : At least 16 military service members were killed after a Marine Corps plane, that was being used on a training flight, crashed in Mississippi on Monday, a Marine Corps spokesman said on Tuesday. Read Full Story

Trump Jr. releases email chain about Russia meeting
New York [U.S.A.], July 11: United States President Donald Trump's eldest son, Donald Trump Jr., who has been caught at the centre of the controversy surrounding Russian meddling in the 2016 elections, on Tuesday released an email chain that shows him discussing plans to hear damaging information on Hillary Clinton that were described as "part of Russia and its government's support for Donald Trump." Read Full Story

U.S. tests THAAD missile defence, shoots down 1st IRBM over Alaska
New York [U.S.A.], July 11 : The United States on Tuesday announced the successful test of its Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) anti-missile system by shooting down an intermediate-range ballistic missile over the Pacific Ocean, thus increasing tensions between the U.S. and North Korea. Read Full Story

Trump attacks Democrats on twitter for obstructing nominees
New York [U.S.A], July 11 :President Donald Trump on Tuesday has accused Senate Democrats for obstructing and failing to confirm his nominees. Read Full Story

U.S. Govt. to end search for new FBI headquarters
Washington D.C. [U.S.A], July 11 : The United States Government will reportedly be ending its years-long search for a new headquarters for the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). Read Full Story

16 killed in U.S. Marine plane crash in Mississippi
Jackson (Mississippi) [USA],July 11 : At least 16 people were killed after a U.S. military refueling aircraft crashed Monday afternoon in a soybean field in Leflore County, Mississippi. Read Full Story

Donald Trump Jr. knew of Russian election meddling: Report
Washington D.C. [USA], July 11 : U.S. President Donald Trump's eldest son, Donald Trump Jr., is now at the centre of the controversy surrounding Russian meddling in 2016 election after reports emerged saying he was told before his meeting with a Russian lawyer that he would be offered compromising information about Hillary Clinton. Read Full Story

U.S. soldier arrested on suspicion of having ties with ISIS
Hawaii [United States], July 11 : A U.S. soldier based in Hawaii was arrested by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) over the weekend on suspicion of terrorism and ties with the Islamic State terror group. Read Full Story

Trump's FBI director nominee Chris Wray to testify on July 12
New York [U.S.A.], July 10 : Christopher Wray, President Donald Trump's nominee for Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) director, will testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Wednesday morning, which will likely set Trump's choice up to be confirmed by the full Senate Read Full Story

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