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  • Trump accuses Facebook, Twitter, Google of Democrat bias

    US President Donald Trump accuses tech giants Facebook, Twitter and Google of being biased in favor of opposition Democrats, a day after a report for the Senate revealed Russian agents had used social media in an attempt to sway the 2016 election in Trump's favor.

  • Trump attacks Fed on eve of policy meeting

    US President Donald Trump again attacked the Federal Reserve yesterday for considering raising interest rates, on the eve of a meeting at

  • US federal judge rules Obamacare unconstitutional

    A federal judge in Texas rules the Affordable Care Act, commonly known as Obamacare, unconstitutional based on its mandate requiring that people buy health insurance, a decision in a case that could reach the US Supreme Court.

  • Trump picks Mulvaney as chief of staff for now

    US President Donald Trump on Friday moves to end speculation that he was having a hard time finding a new chief of staff, naming his budget chief Mick Mulvaney to the top post on a temporary basis.

  • Jared Kushner Trump's next chief of staff!

    Donald Trump's son-in-law and senior adviser Jared Kushner is on the short-list of potential candidates for the president's next chief of staff, US media said Thursday.

  • US lashes out at ‘predatory’ China, Russia in Africa

    The United States lashed out Thursday at "predatory" Chinese and Russian involvement in Africa as it announced a leaner footprint on the continent that insists on accountability in trade and peacekeeping.

  • 'He knows the truth'

    President Donald Trump knew it was wrong to order election-eve hush money paid to two women who claimed to have had affairs with him, his former lawyer Michael Cohen said in an interview broadcast yesterday.

  • Guatemalan girl, 7, dies in US custody

    A seven-year-old Guatemalan girl died in American custody after being detained by US border police in New Mexico, The Washington Post reported on Thursday.

  • VOA protests Pak move to block its content

    US public radio Voice of America (VOA) yesterday called for Pakistan to lift a block on two of its websites, in Urdu and Pashto, as concerns

  • Trump awarded $293,000

    Adult film actress Stormy Daniels must pay more than $290,000 to reimburse President Donald Trump for legal fees he spent defending himself in a defamation lawsuit she brought against him over a tweet, a judge ruled on Tuesday.

  • Man sues after pinky stuck in armrest

    A California man has filed a lawsuit against two US airlines after his pinky got stuck in his first-class seat armrest, forcing firefighters and a mechanic to intervene to free the finger.

  • Bomb threat at Facebook's Silicon Valley campus

    A bomb threat prompts authorities to evacuate a building at the Silicon Valley headquarters of Facebook Inc near San Francisco, police says, but hours after a sweep of the structure began there was no word of explosives found.

  • US sanctions top Kim aides

    The US on Monday imposed sanctions on three North Korean officials as it called the regime's human rights record among the world's

  • 'I can't breathe'

    Jamal Khashoggi's final words were "I can't breathe," CNN said Sunday, citing a source who has read the transcript of an audio tape of the final moments before the journalist's murder.

  • Heavy screen time impacts kids' brains

    Researchers have found "different patterns" in brain scans among children who record heavy smart device and video game use, according to initial data from a major ongoing US study.

  • Trump's chief of staff leaving at year's end

    US President Donald Trump on Saturday announced his chief of staff John Kelly will soon be leaving the administration, the latest key personnel move at a time of mounting pressure from the Russia election-meddling probe that comes amid increased focus on preparing for the 2020 elections.

  • 'Time for Witch Hunt to END!'

    US President Donald Trump on Saturday renewed his call to end a federal probe into Russian election meddling, describing the investigation as a "witch hunt" a day after US prosecutors detailed a previously unknown attempt by a Russian to help his 2016 presidential election campaign.

  • Trump fumes over low popularity

    President Donald Trump says the polls have it all wrong, so on Thursday he calculated his own popularity rating: 75 percent.

  • Trump picks Heather Nauert as US's next UN ambassador

    President Donald Trump yesterday nominated State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert as US ambassador to the United Nations, reported AFP, tapping someone with no prior policy or political experience to deal with some of the world's thorniest issues.

  • CNN

    CNN offices evacuated after bomb threat, no explosive found

    CNN's New York offices are evacuated after a bomb threat, but no explosive is found and police later gave the all clear, the network says.

  • Bush Sr to be buried after 4-day tribute

    George HW Bush was to be laid to rest yesterday, concluding a four-day tribute to the 41st president that saw America briefly set aside its political divisions.

  • Zero doubt Saudi crown prince directed the killing

    Two key US Republican senators said yesterday after a briefing by the CIA's director they have "zero" doubt Saudi Arabia's crown prince directed the murder of the journalist Jamal Khashoggi. CIA director Gina Haspel has agreed to brief a "small group" of US lawmakers about the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, the

  • Trump pays respects to Bush as he lies in state at Capitol

    Washington's political elite paid tribute to former US President George HW Bush as his body lay in state in the Capitol on Monday, evoking a bygone era of bipartisan civility in American politics.

  • China has agreed to cut tariffs on US-made cars: Trump

    US President Donald Trump said on Sunday that China had agreed to cut import tariffs on American-made cars, a potential boon for automakers including Tesla Inc and BMW who manufacture in the United States for export to China.

  • George HW Bush dies

    Former US president George HW Bush, who guided America through the end of the Cold War and launched the international campaign to drive Iraqi strongman Saddam Hussein's forces from Kuwait, died yesterday at his home in Houston. He was 94.


    Tributes have poured for former US president George H.W. Bush following his death on Friday at the age of 94.

  • Trump decries scrutiny of 'very legal' real estate business

    US President Donald Trump yesterday reiterated his innocence in connection with a Moscow real estate deal that has reportedly been a focus of a probe into whether his 2016 presidential campaign conspired with Russian operatives.


    President Donald Trump's intensifying attacks this week against the Russia collusion investigation underscore a growing nervousness

  • California wildfire victim search ends

    Three weeks after flames incinerates most of a Northern California town in the deadliest US wildfire in a century, the search for more human remains ends with at least 88 people confirmed dead and nearly 200 still missing.

  • Trump ex-lawyer pleads guilty for lying to Congress

    Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump's former longtime personal lawyer, pleads guilty for lying to Congress about a proposed Trump Organization skyscraper in Moscow, prompting the president to lash out at Cohen as a liar and "weak person."