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  • ByteDance gets seven more days for sale of TikTok’s US biz

    ByteDance gets seven more days for sale of TikTok’s US biz

    If the revised proposal submitted by ByteDance is rejected by the Trump administration, TikTok could be effectively banned in the US.

    November 26, 2020
  • US: Trump administration set to scrap emergency task force handling COVID-19 outbreak

    US: Trump administration set to scrap emergency task force handling COVID-19 outbreak

    Vice President Mike Pence said on Tuesday that the emergency task force he heads will not be needed much longer than the end of this month.

    May 6, 2020
  • Indian-American charged with H-1B visa, mail fraud in US

    Indian-American charged with H-1B visa, mail fraud in US

    As part of the scheme, Kavuru required some prospective workers to pay thousands of dollars in cash before he would prepare and submit the visa applications.

    November 3, 2018
  • Rex Tillerson arrives in Pakistan

    Rex Tillerson arrives in Pakistan

     US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson arrived in Pakistan on Tuesday for talks on bilateral and regional issues. It is Tillerson’s first visit to Pakistan since the new US administration assumed office and the first visit by a senior US official after President Donald Trump announced a new strategy for Afghanistan and South Asia in …

    October 24, 2017
  • Sudan welcomes US decision to lift 20-year-old trade sanctions

    Sudan welcomes US decision to lift 20-year-old trade sanctions

    Sudan government on Friday welcomed the US administration’s decision to permanently lift the 20-year-old economic sanctions on Sudan. “Sudanese leadership, government and people welcome the positive decision made by the US President Donald Trump on Friday to permanently lift the economic sanctions on Sudan,” Xinhua cited Sudan’s Foreign Ministry as saying. “Sudan regards it as …

    October 7, 2017
  • Indian-American doctors body shocked over Murthy’s sacking

    Indian-American doctors body shocked over Murthy’s sacking

    A top body of Indian-American doctors has expressed shock and disappointment over the Trump administration's dismissal of physician Vivek Murthy as the US Surgeon General. Murthy, 39, the first Indian-American appointed by the Obama regime as the Surgeon General, was dismissed last week to bring new leadership to the vital public health sector. The American …

    April 25, 2017
  • It’s the border tax, stupid!

    It’s the border tax, stupid!

    As President Donald Trump finally sounded presidential in his address to the US Congress this week, after a tumultuous first month of sound and fury in tweets, executive orders and policy switches that left friends and foes around the world in total confusion. But listening and watching carefully President Trump’s showmanship, there is method to …

    March 3, 2017
  • Running mates of the powerful

    Running mates of the powerful

    During the presidency of George HW Bush, his Secret Service detail was reputedly under orders that if anything happened to him, they should immediately shoot his vice president Dan Quayle — to prevent him becoming president. In the present US administration, the orders are: if anything happens to Vice President Mike Pence, first shoot President …

    February 23, 2017
  • Running mates of the powerful

    Running mates of the powerful

    During the presidency of George HW Bush, his Secret Service detail was reputedly under orders that if anything happened to him, they should immediately shoot his vice president Dan Quayle — to prevent him becoming president. In the present US administration, the orders are: if anything happens to Vice President Mike Pence, first shoot President …

    February 23, 2017
  • Changing times

    Changing times

    In the short period since he assumed power, President Trump has already done much to change the way the US Administration sets about its business. There is the highly personalized style of functioning, the frequent tweets, the prolonged meetings with the media, the unabashed candour, the combativeness, the unpredictability — nothing quite like it has …

    February 21, 2017
  • Changing times

    Changing times

    In the short period since he assumed power, President Trump has already done much to change the way the US Administration sets about its business. There is the highly personalized style of functioning, the frequent tweets, the prolonged meetings with the media, the unabashed candour, the combativeness, the unpredictability — nothing quite like it has …

    February 21, 2017
  • Changing times

    Changing times

    In the short period since he assumed power, President Trump has already done much to change the way the US Administration sets about its business. There is the highly personalized style of functioning, the frequent tweets, the prolonged meetings with the media, the unabashed candour, the combativeness, the unpredictability — nothing quite like it has …

    February 21, 2017
  • S Korea, US discuss stronger bilateral alliance

    S Korea, US discuss stronger bilateral alliance

    Top South Korean and US officials held telephone talks on Tuesday to discuss stronger bilateral alliance and North Korea's nuclear programme, Seoul's Foreign Ministry said. South Korean Foreign Minister Yun Byung-se spoke to US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson for 25 minutes, Xinhua news agency reported. Citing a series of senior-level phone talks between the …

    February 7, 2017