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Trump to nominate female judge for Supreme Court

September 20, 2020
Newsdesk

President Donald Trump is likely to nominate a female candidate to the US Supreme Court to fill the vacancy created by the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg. "I will be putting forth a nominee next week. I could say most likely it would be a woman. I think I can say that. If somebody were to ask me now I would say t | Read more|

Trump shifts on Puerto Rico, releases aid as election nears

September 19, 2020
Newsdesk

President Donald Trump announced the release Friday of USD 13 billion in assistance to repair years-old hurricane damage in Puerto Rico and pledged to restore its economy, setting aside his past bitter treatment of the island and its leaders as he courts Puerto Rican voters in the US, particularly in the crucial swing | Read more|

Former Model Accuses Trump Of Sexually Assaulting Her In 1997

September 18, 2020
Newsdesk

A former model has accused US President Donald Trump of groping and forcibly kissing her in 1997 -- the latest allegation made against the Republican incumbent just weeks before he seeks reelection. Amy Dorris told Britain's The Guardian that Trump sexually assaulted her in his VIP suite at the US Open tennis tournamen | Read more|

Biden assembles legal team ahead of divisive 2020 election

September 16, 2020
Newsdesk

Democrat Joe Biden is assembling a team of top lawyers in anticipation of court challenges to the election process that could ultimately determine who wins the race for the White House. Biden's presidential campaign says the legal war room will work to ensure that elections are properly administered and votes correctly | Read more|

Trump to host signing ceremony for Israel's historic deal with UAE, Bahrain

September 15, 2020
Newsdesk

The White House will host a signing ceremony on Tuesday for Israel to establish diplomatic relationships with two important Islamic countries in the Middle East - the UAE and Bahrain, marking a notable diplomatic achievement for US President Donald Trump in an election year. Representatives from the UAE and Bahrain wil | Read more|

Trump looks west, eyeing new paths to White House

September 13, 2020
Newsdesk

Pushing for new roads to reelection, President Donald Trump is going on the offense this weekend in Nevada, which hasn't supported a Republican presidential candidate since 2004. Trump is defying local authorities by holding public events Saturday and Sunday after officials blocked his initial plans for rallies in Reno | Read more|

Trump says US has incredible N-weapons

September 11, 2020
Newsdesk

President Donald Trump has said the US has some "incredible" nuclear weapon systems that nobody knows about but refuted allegations of leaking classified information about them to a renowned investigative journalist in his upcoming book. As per news report of PTI, penned by American journalist Bob Woodward, the book ' | Read more|

Trump releases list of 20 new possible Supreme Court picks

September 10, 2020
Newsdesk

Hoping to replicate a strategy long seen as key to his appeal among conservative voters, President Donald Trump on Wednesday announced he is adding 20 names to a list of Supreme Court candidates he's pledged to choose from if he has future vacancies to fill. The list includes a trio of conservative Republican senators: | Read more|

Trump open to inquiry into DeJoy and campaign contributions

September 8, 2020
Newsdesk

President Donald Trump says he's open to an investigation of Postmaster General Louis DeJoy following published reports that former employees of DeJoy, a major donor to Trump and other Republicans, said they felt pressured to make campaign contributions to GOP candidates. The president also said Monday that DeJoy shoul | Read more|

Trump wades into racial tensions with visit to Kenosha

September 1, 2020
Newsdesk

Claiming the mantle of the law and order candidate, President Donald Trump is offering himself as the leader best positioned to keep Americans safe, a day after Democratic rival Joe Biden assailed him over the deadly protests that have sprung up on his watch. Trump is diving head-first into the latest eruption in the n | Read more|

Health experts decry Trump's shunning of virus rules

August 30, 2020
Newsdesk

Public health experts expressed concern Friday about President Donald Trump's largely mask-free, socially un-distanced Republican convention event on the White House lawn, saying some of his 1,500 guests may have inadvertently brought and spread the coronavirus to others. There almost certainly were individuals there w | Read more|