"Scary Time For Young Men": Trump Backs Kavanaugh Accused Of Sex Assault

Wednesday, 03 October 2018 08:32
Speaking to reporters outside of the White House on Tuesday, President Donald Trump succinctly summarized one of the central, underrecognized throughlines of American politics in the last several years. He was asked about the nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to…

Court Rejects Indian-Origin Billionaire's California Private Beach Plea

Wednesday, 03 October 2018 08:29
SANTA CRUZ, UNITED STATES: The US Supreme Court has rejected a petition by a Silicon Valley billionaire seeking to keep surfers and other beachgoers from crossing his land to get to a popular northern California beach. Vinod Khosla, a co-founder…

An FBI Agent Was Shot By Man's Wheelchair At His Booby-Trapped Home: Cops

Wednesday, 03 October 2018 08:27
There was a sign outside the home in Oregon, warning others that it had been fortified using improvised devices. The owner, Gregory Lee Rodvelt, had been known to authorities. In 2017, he was arrested and charged with illegally possessing explosive…

US Supreme Court Weighs Death Penalty For Killer Who Cannot Recall Crime

Wednesday, 03 October 2018 08:25
WASHINGTON: US Supreme Court justices, delving into the issue of ageing prisoners with dementia, struggled on Tuesday over whether a convicted Alabama murderer should be spared the death penalty because strokes have erased his memory of committing the crime. Vernon…

Donald Trump Slams "Tariff King" India, Says It Wants Trade Deal With US

Tuesday, 02 October 2018 09:24
NEW DELHI: India wants to start trade talks with the US "immediately", US President Donald Trump said on Monday at a press conference to announce a trade deal struck between the United States, Mexico and Canada. Slamming India for "high…

Harvard University Professor Gita Gopinath Appointed IMF Chief Economist

Tuesday, 02 October 2018 09:18
NEW DELHI: Indian-origin Harvard University professor Gita Gopinath has been appointed chief economist of the International Monetary Fund or IMF, the international organisation tweeted. She replaces outgoing chief economist Maury Obstfeld, who will retire in December, IMF said. Gita Gopinath…

India Wants To Have Trade Deal With US To Avoid Tariffs: Donald Trump

Monday, 01 October 2018 07:54
WASHINGTON: President Donald Trump Saturday said that India wants to have a trade deal with the US because it does not want him to impose tariffs on their products. Trump's remarks, for the second time in recent weeks, comes days…

Trump Orders FBI To Reopen Background Probe Against Top Court Nominee

Saturday, 29 September 2018 09:36
WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump on Friday ordered the FBI to reopen the investigation of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh's background, a stunning turnaround in an emotional battle over sexual assault allegations that has shaken the Senate and reverberated across…

Three Dead In Wake Of Clashes At White Nationalist Gathering In Virginia

Saturday, 12 August 2017 14:43
CHARLOTTESVILLE, VIRGINIA: Chaos and violence turned to tragedy Saturday as hundreds of white nationalists, neo-Nazis and Ku Klux Klan members - planning to stage what they described as their largest rally in decades to "take America back" - clashed with…

After Donald Trump's 'Locked And Loaded' Remark, China's Xi Steps In

Saturday, 12 August 2017 14:22
BEIJING: The North Korean nuclear issue needs a peaceful resolution, Chinese President Xi Jinping told U.S. President Donald Trump in a telephone call on Saturday, and called on the "relevant side" to exercise restraint, state television said. Trump issued a…