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Trump may release tax returns, when 'out of office'
Washington D.C. [U.S.A.], May 12 : United States President Donald Trump has said he is considering releasing his tax returns, once he's out of office. Read Full Story

Trump to finally launch voter fraud panel
Washington D.C. [U.S.A.], May 12 : President Donald Trump has signed an executive order forming a commission on voter fraud and elections. Read Full Story

New acting FBI director rejects WH assertions on Comey
Washington D.C. [U.S.A.], May 12 : Acting FBI director Andrew McCabe has rejected the White House assertions that the FBI employees had lost faith in James Comey. Read Full Story

Acting FBI Director contradicts White House on James Comey
Washington D. C. [USA], May 11 : Acting Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Director Andrew McCabe while testifying on Capitol Hill on Thursday disputed the White House's assertion that the agency employees had lost faith in sacked chief James Comey, saying he had "broad support" within the agency. Read Full Story

White House furious after Russian media posted Oval Office photos
Washington D. C. [USA], May 11 : An official has said that the White House did not anticipate that the Russian Government would allow its state news agency to post photographs of the Oval Office meeting between U.S. President Donald Trump, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and Russia's ambassador to the U.S. Sergey Kislyak. Read Full Story

US likely to ban laptops on all flights from Europe
New York [U.S.], May 11 : : The U.S. Department of Homeland Security is considering to ban all carry-on laptops and other electronic devices in cabins of all flights from Europe to the United States for security purposes. Read Full Story

Sean Spicer evaded questions on Comey by 'hiding in a bush'
Washington D.C. [U.S.A.], May 11 : When reports of the sacking of FBI director James Comey came out, the media turned to the White House and press secretary Sean Spicer for some much-needed answers. Read Full Story

Post termination, Comey writes farewell letter to friends, agents
Washington D.C. [U.S.A.], May 11 : A day after he was fired by United States President Donald Trump over not being "able to effectively lead the bureau," former FBI director James Comey sent out a letter to his friends and other agents. Read Full Story

Trump's visit to Israel, Palestine could be decisive: Justin Welby
Washington D.C. [U.S.A.], May 11 : United States Donald Trump and his team could add to Israeli-Palestinian peace prospects when they arrive in Jerusalem in less than two weeks, Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby has said. Read Full Story

Comey's sacking not due to Russia probe: Pence
Washington D.C. [U.S.A.], May 11 : United States Vice President Mike Pence has praised President Donald Trump's decision to fire FBI director James Comey, while insisting that the decision wasn't made due to the ongoing probe into alleged ties between Russia and Trump's campaign. Read Full Story

U.S. Senate intel panel subpoenas Michael Flynn
Washington D.C. [U.S.A.], May 11 : The Senate intelligence committee has issued a subpoena to former national security advisor Michael Flynn for documents regarding his interactions with Russian officials, CNN reports. Read Full Story

Comey to testify on Russia before Senate intel panel
Washington D.C. [U.S.A.], May 11 : Former FBI director James Comey has been invited to testify on Russia before the Senate Intelligence Committee. Read Full Story

Comey committed 'atrocities' as FBI Director: White House
Washington D.C. [U.S.A.], May 11 : A day after United States President Donald Trump fired FBI director James Comey, the White House said the latter committed "atrocities" while he held the position. Read Full Story

Trump blasts Dems for their disquiet over Comey's termination
New Delhi , May 11 : United States President Donald Trump has slammed the Democrats for criticising his firing of FBI director James Comey, accusing them of "pretending to be aggrieved" and "hypocrisy." Read Full Story

WH closes off U.S. press to Trump-Lavrov meeting, Russian media covers it
Washington D.C. [U.S.A.], May 11 : The morning after United States President Donald Trump fired FBI director James Comey, the meeting with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov was the one event that had everybody's attention pouring in. Read Full Story

Sacked FBI chief had asked for more money for Russia investigation
Washington [USA], May 10 : In a recent revelation, sacked Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) director James Comey had recently asked the Justice Department for a significant increase in money and personnel for the bureau's investigation into Russia's interference in last year's presidential election. Read Full Story

Trump says Americans will thank him for firing FBI chief Comey
New Delhi , May 10 : U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday said that by and large most Americans would thank him for firing James Comey, three years into his ten year stint as FBI director. Read Full Story

Timeline: A troubled history of FBI appointments, dismissals
Washington [U.S.], May 10: James Comey, Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) was dismissed by President Donald Trump on Wednesday. The unusual move was only the second time when the director was removed untimely in the history of FBI. Read Full Story

All eyes on Trump's replacement for ex-FBI Director Comey
New York [U.S.], May10 : With James Comey ousted as the FBI director, President Donald Trump and his team have now started looking for his replacement for a new 10 year term. Read Full Story

Trump slams Chuck Schumer for criticizing Comey firing
New York [U.S.], May 10 : After stunning the nation by firing FBI Director James Comey, United States President Donald Trump shrugged off the criticism by Chuck Schumer for his action, saying the Senator was acting 'indignant' given his previous condemnation of the top cop. Read Full Story

Furious Democrats brand Comey's firing as 'Nixonian'
New York [U.S.], May 10 : Democrats who had earlier blamed ex-FBI Director Comey's actions for Hillary Clinton's loss in the 2016 Presidential election, are furious over his firing and have termed Comey's dismissal as "Nixonian." Read Full Story

Ex-FBI Director Comey thought his firing was a 'prank'
New York [U.S.], May10 : The news that President Donald Trump had fired him came so unexpectedly, that FBI director James Comey laughed it away thinking someone was playing a prank on him. Read Full Story

Comey's termination invokes sharp reactions from U.S. Senate
Washington D.C. [U.S.A.], May 10 : United States President Donald Trump firing James Comey, director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), has invoked diverse, and sharp, reactions, mostly high profile. Read Full Story

Flynn kept security clearance post warning of Russia blackmail risk
Washington D.C. [U.S.A.], May 10 : The White House has clarified that no steps were taken to limit former national security advisor Michael Flynn's access to classified information after being informed that he was potentially compromised by Russia. Read Full Story

Trump fires FBI director James Comey over Clinton email investigation
New York [U.S.A.], May 10 : In a bid to sweep away the man who is responsible for an investigation into whether members of Donald Trump's campaign team colluded with Russia in its interference in last year's elections, the United States President has fired Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Director James Comey. Read Full Story

U.S. to expand its role against Taliban in Afghanistan
New York [U.S.], May 9 : : President Trump's foreign policy advisers and military men have proposed a significant shift in strategy in Afghanistan, putting the United States back on a war footing against the Taliban. Read Full Story

Yates dubs Trump's first travel ban as 'unlawful'
Washington D.C. [U.S.A.], May 9 : Former acting Attorney General Sally Yates has defended her decision earlier this year to not enforce United States President Donald Trump's first ban on travel from several majority-Muslim nations, dubbing the order as "unlawful." Read Full Story

No evidence still, but Russia did it to undermine Clinton, help Trump: James Clapper
Washington D.C. [U.S.A.], May 9 : Former director of National Intelligence James Clapper has told a Senate Judiciary subcommittee that he still has not seen "any evidence of any kind of collusion between the Trump campaign and Russian foreign nationals." Read Full Story

Now, Sally Yates says she had warned WH against Flynn
New York [U.S.A.], May 9 : After former Obama administration officials confirming that former United States president Barack Obama had warned current President Donald Trump against hiring retired Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn as his National Security Advisor (NSA), former acting Attorney General Sally Yates said on Monday that she alerted the White House earlier this year that Flynn could be "essentially blackmailed by the Russians." Read Full Story

Former U.S. president Obama had warned Trump against Flynn
New York [U.S.A.], May 9 : Former United States president Barack Obama had warned current President Donald Trump against hiring retired Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn as his National Security Advisor, former Obama administration officials confirmed to CNN on Monday. Read Full Story

Ask Yates, how classified information got leaked: Trump
Washington D.C. [United States], May 8 : United States President Donald Trump has asked senators to question former Deputy Attorney General Sally Yates as to how classified information about contacts between Trump's team and Russian officials got leaked to the press after her meeting with White House lawyers on General Mike Flynn. Read Full Story

Won't let America down on healthcare, assures Donald Trump
New Delhi , May 7 : United States President Donald Trump has said that the Republican Senators would not let the American people down on healthcare. Read Full Story

Flooding wreaks havoc in New York City, transit services suspended
New York [U.S.], May 7 : Flooding caused by heavy rain and strong winds wrecked havoc on rails and roads in New York City on Saturday. Read Full Story

White House Curator to retire after 40-year-career
New York [U.S.], May 7 : White House curator William G. Allman has decided to retire after a more than 40-year career, CNN reported citing persons familiar with the decision. Read Full Story

US to send small team for Bonn Climate talks
Washington [U.S.], May 6 : The Trump administration has decided to send a 'much smaller' representative team to the United Nations Climate Change Summit talks to be held in Bonn, Germany, this year. Read Full Story

Johnson and Johnson asked to pay Virginia woman $ 110.5 million
Washington [USA] May 6 : Multinational giant Johnson and Johnson's has been by directed by the St Louis jury to pay a Virginia woman USD 110.5 million as compensation. Read Full Story

U.S. State Department proposes 'extreme vetting' measures for visa applicants
Washington D.C. [USA], May 6: The U.S. State Department has put forward new proposals extreme vetting of certain visa applicants, including requesting social media handle. Read Full Story

Trump signs USD one trillion spending bill to avoid shutdown
Washington D.C. [USA], May 06 : U.S. President Donald Trump has signed a USD one trillion spending bill to fund the government through the end of September. Read Full Story

US' State Dept. retweets and then deletes promotion of Ivanka Trump's book
New York [U.S.A], May 5 : In what can be described as a major faux pas, the U.S State Department re-tweeted a tweet promoting Ivanka Trump's new book, "Women Who Work," and later deleted it. Read Full Story

Hillary Clinton to launch 'Anti-Trump' PAC
New York [U.S.], May 5 : Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will soon launch a political organisation aimed at funding "resistance groups" that oppose Donald Trump's policies. Read Full Story

U.S.: Indian-origin couple gunned down in San Jose
San Jose [California], May 5 : A 24-year-old man was killed by San Jose police on Wednesday night after he fatally shot the parents of his estranged girlfriend. Read Full Story

ObamaCare: Donald Trump celebrates, Democrats fume
Washington D.C. [United States], May 5 : United States President Donald Trump called the ObamaCare 'essentially dead' after the House of Representatives narrowly approved a legislation to repeal key parts of the Affordable Care Act and replace them with new provisions. Read Full Story

'ObamaCare' may go as Trump triumphs
Washington D.C. [United States], May 5 : The Trump administration moved one step closer to repealing and replacing ObamaCare after the House of Representatives narrowly approved a legislation to repeal key parts of the Affordable Care Act and replace them with new provisions. Read Full Story

U.S. Senate passes spending bill to fund Trump Govt.
Washington D.C. [U.S.], May. 5 : The United States Senate has approved a USD 1.1 trillion spending bill to fund the government through September. Read Full Story

Donald Trump to embark on maiden visit to Vatican, Israel, Saudi Arabia
New York [U.S.A.], May 4 : United States President Donald Trump will kick of his maiden foreign visit to Vatican, Israel and Saudi Arabia in addition to the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO) meeting in Brussels on May 25 and G7 meeting in Italy. Read Full Story

Trump to sign executive order on religious freedom
New York (U.S.) May 4 : In a blow to the LGBT community, and other discriminated communities, the Trump administration is expected to sign an executive order on religious liberty that provides legal protections for people claiming religious exemptions, on Thursday. Read Full Story

Stephen Colbert addresses '#FireColbert' backlash following his anti-Trump monologue
Washington D.C. [USA], May 4 : Stephen Colbert has finally come up with a response to the online criticism he faced for his off-colour joke about President Trump in his 'Late Show' on Monday. Read Full Story

Obama's Affordable Care Act is failing: White House
Washington [US] May 4 : President Barack Obama's Affordable Care Act is currently failing and not doing what it's supposed to, said White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer on Wednesday. Read Full Story

Trump vows to revive stalled Israel-Palestine peace process
Washington D.C. [United States], May 4 : United States President Donald Trump has vowed to revive the stalled Israel-Palestine peace process by acting as a "mediator, an arbitrator or a facilitator". Read Full Story

Former U.S. NSA turns down request to testify on Russian hacking
Washington D.C. [United States], May 4 : Former U.S. National Security Advisor (NSA) Susan Rice has turned down the request to testify before a Senate judiciary subcommittee investigating Russian attempts to influence the U.S. election, CNN reported. Read Full Story

U.S. House of Representatives passes bill to fund govt.
Washington [United States], May 4 : The U.S. Congress moved one step closer to avoiding a government shutdown after the House of Representatives approved a USD1.2-trillion spending bill to fund the government through September. Read Full Story

FBI Director has no regrets over 'Hillary's emails'
Washington D.C. [United States], May 4 : Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Director James Comey has no regrets over his agency's investigation into emails related to former secretary of state Hillary Clinton's personal computer just days before the 2016 presidential election. Read Full Story

Two dead at Texas's North Lake College shooting
Irving [United States], May 4 : Two people have been reported dead in a shooting that took place at Texas's North Lake College in Irving. Read Full Story

Look out for outdoor adventure in Washington D.C.
New Delhi , May 3 : It you are in the USA's capital region and craving for some outdoor adventures, then there's no need to leave the city. Read Full Story

Trump to meet Republicans over fate of Obamacare
Washington [US], May 3 : The Trump administration will attempt to repeal and replace Obamacare, as it is scheduled to meet two House Republicans, Billy Long and Fred Upton. Read Full Story

Trump calls out own FBI Director for giving 'free pass' to Hillary
New York [U.S.], May. 3 : In a series of tweets, President Donald Trump revisited his 2016 victory over Hillary Clinton, while taking on his own FBI director James Comey as well. Read Full Story

Clinton blames FBI director, WikiLeaks for her election loss
New York [United States], May 3 : Former Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton has blamed Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) director and WikiLeaks for her loss in last year's White House race. Read Full Story

Spicer storms out of press briefing without taking questions
Washington D.C. [United States], May 3 : White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer on Tuesday stunned the media after he left his press briefing without taking any questions. Read Full Story

Trump calls for 'good shutdown' to fix mess in Senate
New Delhi , May 3 : United States President Donald Trump has called for a 'good shutdown' in September to fix the "mess" in the Senate. Read Full Story

Trump administration cancels Michelle Obama's programmes
Washington (Washington) [U.S.], May 2 : The Trump administration struck off two of former First Lady of the United States Michelle Obama's programmes. Read Full Story


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