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Muslim ban: White House official attacks court after legal setbacks; says Trump admin considering all options

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Muslim ban: White House official attacks court after legal setbacks; says Trump admin considering all options

Washington DC(Reuters): A White House official on Sunday attacked a US court ruling that blocked President Donald Trump’s executive order on immigration as a “judicial usurpation of power” and said the administration was considering a range of options, including a new order. Sustained criticism of the judiciary from the White House comes amid concern among […]

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Iraqi Airways plane evacuated after wheel catches fire

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Iraqi Airways plane evacuated after wheel catches fire

Hundreds of passengers were evacuated safely from an Iraqi Airways plane on Saturday after a wheel caught fire on landing in Saudi Arabia, Saudi state media said. Emergency crews evacuated 356 passengers “in record time without any casualties”, the official Saudi Press Agency said. The aircraft was landing at King Abdulaziz International Airport in the […]

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In setback for Trump, federal appeals court rejects travel ban; President calls it ‘political decision’

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In setback for Trump, federal appeals court rejects travel ban; President calls it ‘political decision’

WASHINGTON DC: A US federal appeals court has unanimously declined to reinstate Donald Trump’s controversial executive order to temporarily ban refugees and people from seven majority-Muslim nations, prompting the President to call the judgement as a “political decision”. The judgement by a three-judge bench is seen as a major setback for the Trump Administration which […]

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Pakistan says India building ‘secret nuclear city’; MEA calls it ‘figment of imagination’

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Pakistan says India building ‘secret nuclear city’; MEA calls it ‘figment of imagination’

ISLAMABAD(REUTERS): Reacting strongly, India on Thursday termed as “figment of imagination” Pakistan’s contention that it is building a secret nuclear city, saying it is a “diversionary tactic” to deflect attention from issues like Pak sponsored terrorism and harbouring of terrorists. “These are completely baseless allegations. The so-called secret city appears to be a figment of […]

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President Trump says his daughter, Ivanka Trump, “had been treated so unfairly” by Nordstrom.

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President Trump says his daughter, Ivanka Trump, “had been treated so unfairly” by Nordstrom.

Washington DC: Democrats have condemned President Donald Trump’s tweet attacking a clothing retailer after it dropped a fashion line owned by his daughter. Mr Trump tweeted that “Ivanka has been treated so unfairly” by clothing retailer Nordstrom. A Democratic senator called the post “inappropriate” and an ex-White House ethics tsar dubbed it “outrageous”. Earlier this […]

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Tens of thousands of people want Trump examined for narcissism

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Tens of thousands of people want Trump examined for narcissism

Tens of thousands of people are calling for Donald Trump to be examined by doctors for narcissism – and a Harvard medical professor thinks they are right. The Change.org petition was started by Democratic congresswoman Karen Bass who believes the aspiring president “appears to exhibit all the symptoms of the mental disorder Narcissistic Personality Disorder (NPD).” She tweeted: “Medical professionals […]

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Over 50 lawsuits filed against Donald Trump within first 2 weeks as POTUS

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Over 50 lawsuits filed against Donald Trump within first 2 weeks as POTUS

Only two weeks in the White House and new US President Donald Trump is already facing over 50 lawsuits filed against him. According to Statista, an online statistics portal, that is 10 times the average of the three presidents who preceded Trump put together. According to Forbes, Trump’s predecessors Bill Clinton and Barack Obama had to […]

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Not a G’day for US and Aussie ties?: Trump allegedly yells at Aussie PM

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Not a G’day for US and Aussie ties?: Trump allegedly yells at Aussie PM

It certainly wasn’t a g’day for US President Donald Trump, as a report by The Washington Post suggests that he abruptly ended a phone call with Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull. According to the report, President Trump blasted Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull over a refugee agreement and boasted about the magnitude of his Electoral […]

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Indian PM Modi may visit Israel in mid-2017

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Indian PM Modi may visit Israel in mid-2017

NEW DELHI(PTI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s much-anticipated visit to Israel could take place in mid-2017 in what would be the first such tour by an Indian Premier to the Jewish state, as the two countries mark 25 years of their diplomatic ties. India’s Ambassador to Israel Pavan Kapoor told news portal ‘Ynet’ about the visit […]

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Donald Trump picks conservative judge Neil Gorsuch for US Supreme Court

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Donald Trump picks conservative judge Neil Gorsuch for US Supreme Court

WASHINGTON DC: President Donald Trump on Tuesday nominated Neil Gorsuch for a lifetime job on the US Supreme Court, picking the 49-year-old federal appeals court judge to restore the court’s conservative majority and help shape rulings on divisive issues such as abortion, gun control, the death penalty and religious rights. The Colorado native faces a […]

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