Post Tagged with: "the United States"

White House refuses to release photo of US President Donald Trump signing bill to weaken gun laws

February 17, 2018 1:31 am
White House refuses to release photo of US President Donald Trump signing bill to weaken gun laws

US President Donald Trump (Photo by AFP) Following a high school shooting in the US state of Florida that left 17 people dead, the White House has once again turned down a request to release a photo of President Donald Trump signing a law that made it easier for some […]

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The United States still funding countries that voted against Israel at United Nations General Assembly despite pledge: Israeli media

February 13, 2018 2:20 am
The United States still funding countries that voted against Israel at United Nations General Assembly despite pledge: Israeli media

United States Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley addresses the UN General Assembly prior to a vote on Jerusalem al-Quds, on December 15, 2017. (Photo by AFP) Israeli media say the United States has not cut its financial assistance to the countries that voted against Israel at a United […]

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CNN to lay off 50 to downsize of digital operations

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CNN to lay off 50 to downsize of digital operations

CNN Money Switzerland editor-in-chief Urs Gredig talks during a press conference at their studios in Zurich on November 29, 2017. (Photo by AFP) CNN is expected to lay off as many as 50 people as part of a downsize of its digital operations despite significant investment in digital productions in recent […]

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US President Donald Trump wants to ‘hand out’ food packages instead of food stamps

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US President Donald Trump wants to ‘hand out’ food packages instead of food stamps

SNAP amounts to just over 1/10 of what the US spends on its military and war. US President Donald Trump is proposing a drastic change to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP or food stamps) in his 2019 budget where recipients would receive a portion of their benefits in the […]

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US President Donald Trump daughter-in-law, Vanessa Trump hospitalized after receiving suspicious letter with white powder inside

February 12, 2018 2:06 am
US President Donald Trump daughter-in-law, Vanessa Trump hospitalized after receiving suspicious letter with white powder inside

In this AFP file photo taken on April 16, 2017, Vanessa Trump, the wife of Donald Trump, Jr, holds her son Tristan as they walk off Air Force One at Andrews Air Force Base on April 16, 2017. US President Donald Trump’s daughter-in-law, Vanessa Trump, is transported to hospital for […]

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US President Donald Trump’s $4.4 trillion budget moves deficit sharply higher

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US President Donald Trump’s $4.4 trillion budget moves deficit sharply higher

US President Donald Trump (L) takes part in a meeting on infrastructure with state and local officials in the State Dining Room of the White House on February 12, 2018 in Washington, DC. (Photo by AFP) President Donald Trump unveiled a $4.4 trillion budget for next year that heralds an […]

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New York sues ex-Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein over sexual misconduct

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New York sues ex-Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein over sexual misconduct

This file photo taken on May 23, 2017 shows disgraced Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein on the sidelines of the 70th Cannes Film Festival in Antibes, France. (AFP photo) The attorney general of the US state of New York has sued the Weinstein Company and Harvey Weinstein, alleging years of sexual […]

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US senator after data on President Donald Trump’s mansion sale to Russian billionaire

February 11, 2018 1:13 pm
US senator after data on President Donald Trump’s mansion sale to Russian billionaire

US President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump watch the Florida Atlantic University Marching Band and cheerleaders perform prior to a Super Bowl party at Trump International Golf Club in West Palm Beach, Florida, February 4, 2018. (Photos by AFP) A US top senator is seeking information about US […]

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Texas GOPer: US President Donald Trump’s wall least effective way to protect borders

February 10, 2018 1:11 pm
Texas GOPer: US President Donald Trump’s wall least effective way to protect borders

In this AFP file photo taken on February 19, 2017 a US Border Patrol agent checks the area near the border fence in Columbus, New Mexico, on the US/Mexico border. US President Donald Trump’s long promised border wall is actually “the least effective way” to protect the country’s southern border, […]

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US spies seeking to retrieve cyber-weapons, got ‘Trump secrets’

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US spies seeking to retrieve cyber-weapons, got ‘Trump secrets’

US President Donald Trump leaves the stage after addressing a plenary session on the last day of the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum, WEF, in Davos, Switzerland, January 26, 2018. (Photo by AP) US spies made a deal last year with a seller to provide them with their […]

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Critics condemn US President Donald Trump’s plan for military parade in Washington, DC

February 8, 2018 12:53 am
Critics condemn US President Donald Trump’s plan for military parade in Washington, DC

In this AFP file photograph taken on July 14, 2017 shows French President Emmanuel Macron and US President Donald Trump, among other spectators, as they attend the annual Bastille Day military parade on the Champs-Elysees avenue in Paris. US President Donald Trump’s proposal for a grand military parade through the […]

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Russians penetrated US election systems, top US official claims

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Russians penetrated US election systems, top US official claims

Jeanette Manfra, chief cyber-security official for the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), speaks during a briefing at the White House in Washington, DC, December 19, 2017. (AFP photo) A senior US intelligence official claims the Russians successfully penetrated the voter registration rolls of several US states prior to the 2016 […]

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Zionist billionaire George Soros donates $555,000 to anti-Brexit campaign

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Zionist billionaire George Soros donates $555,000 to anti-Brexit campaign

This file photo taken on April 27, 2017 shows George Soros, Founder and Chairman of the Open Society Foundations as he arrives for a meeting in Brussels. (Photo by AFP) Zionist billionaire George Soros has made a massive $555,000 to a UK campaign that seeks to prevent Britain’s pending divorce from […]

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US President Donald Trump’s aide leaves White House after abuse allegations

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US President Donald Trump’s aide leaves White House after abuse allegations

White House spokesperson Sarah Huckabee Sanders speaks at the press briefing at the White House in Washington, DC, on January 17, 2018. (Photo by AFP) One of President Donald Trump’s top White House aides resigned Wednesday following allegations of domestic abuse leveled against him by his two ex-wives. Staff secretary […]

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US Senate agrees on rare $300bn bipartisan spending deal

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US Senate agrees on rare $300bn bipartisan spending deal

Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-NY) (L) and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) walk side-by-side to the Senate Chamber at the US Capitol February 7, 2018 in Washington, DC. (Photo by AFP) In a rare show of bipartisanship, Republicans and Democrats in the US Senate have agreed on a […]

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US President Donald Trump tells Pentagon to plan grand military parade in Washington

February 7, 2018 11:52 pm
US President Donald Trump tells Pentagon to plan grand military parade in Washington

In this file photo taken on July 14, 2017 (Bottom row, from R) French Senate President Gerard Larcher, Brigitte Macron, French President Emmanuel Macron, US President Donald Trump, US First Lady Melania Trump, French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe and French Defense Minister Florence Parly look at members of the 5e […]

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US Vice President Mike Pence announces ‘toughest’ sanctions against North Korea

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US Vice President Mike Pence announces ‘toughest’ sanctions against North Korea

US Vice President Mike Pence and Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe shake hands at Abe’s official residence in Tokyo on February 7, 2018. (Photo by AFP) US Vice President Mike Pence has said Washington will soon unveil its “toughest sanctions ever” on North Korea to force it to abandon its […]

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US President Donald Trump accuses Democrats of ‘treasonous’ behavior

February 6, 2018 8:13 am
US President Donald Trump accuses Democrats of ‘treasonous’ behavior

US President Donald Trump walks to Air Force One prior to departure from Joint Base Andrews in Maryland, February 2, 2018, as he travels to Mar a Lago in West Palm Beach, Florida, for the weekend. (Photo by AFP) US President Donald Trump has accused Democrats of “treasonous” behavior for […]

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Congressman Adam Schiff fires back at US President Donald Trump as House allows release of Dem countermemo

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Congressman Adam Schiff fires back at US President Donald Trump as House allows release of Dem countermemo

Adam Schiff, Democrat ranking member of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence arrives for a committee meeting at the US Capitol February 5, 2018 in Washington, DC. (Photo by AFP) Congressman Adam Schiff has fired back at US President Donald Trump after the president called him “one of the […]

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US accuses Russia of obstructing UN condemnation of gas attacks in Syria

February 5, 2018 7:47 am
US accuses Russia of obstructing UN condemnation of gas attacks in Syria

US President Donald Trump (C) speaks, watched by US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley, during lunch with members of the United Nations Security Council in the State Dining Room of the White House on January 29, 2018 in Washington, DC. (Photo by AFP) US Ambassador Nikki Haley to the […]

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