Monday, 16 September 2019

Tag Archives: CNN

Melania Trump’s spokeswoman lashes out at FLOTUS

NEW YORK-Sputnik:  Although the First Lady has largely stepped away from her husband’s war or words with American mainstream media, she is no stranger to frequent criticism coming from news outlets. Her supporters claim, however, that the media put the spotlight on the trivia, while missing out the most important ...

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CNN sues over barring of reporter, White House vows vigorous defense

NEW YORK: A federal judge will hold a hearing Wednesday on CNN’s lawsuit against Donald Trump’s administration alleging the White House violated correspondent Jim Acosta’s constitutional rights by revoking his press credentials following a heated exchange with the US president. The White House dismissed CNN’s complaint as “grandstanding” and vowed ...

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White House bars CNN reporter after heated Trump exchange

WASHINGTON: The White House suspended the press pass of a CNN reporter who earlier sparred with Donald Trump at a news conference, in which the US president branded the journalist an “enemy of the people.” A visibly angry Trump had called reporter Jim Acosta a “rude, terrible person,” after the ...

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‘Package bombs’ sent to Obama, Clintons, CNN and high-profile Democrats

WASHINGTON: Former US President Barack Obama and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton were among the targets of suspected package bombs delivered to several high-profile Democrats and CNN, which the FBI said it was investigating as an act of terrorism. At least eight suspicious parcels were intercepted before reaching any ...

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Row over CNN reporter’s White House ban

WASHINGTON: A CNN reporter has been barred from a White House event for asking Donald Trump “inappropriate” questions. Kaitlan Collins said she was excluded from a Rose Garden event after asking about Russian President Vladimir Putin and Mr Trump’s ex-lawyer. White House press secretary Sarah Sanders said the reporter had ...

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Trump threatens broadcaster NBC after nuclear report

US President Donald Trump has raised the prospect of challenging media licences for NBC News and other news networks after unfavourable reports. He took aim at NBC, which made him a star on The Apprentice, after it reported he wanted to boost America’s nuclear arsenal almost tenfold. Mr Trump labelled ...

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Time for US troops to leave Afghanistan: Imran Khan

WASHINGTON: The best case scenario for peace in Afghanistan is the withdrawal of US forces from the country and multilateral negotiations between main stakeholders – Iran, Pakistan, Russia, and China – to establish a consensus government, Pakistani opposition politician Imran Khan says. Khan, the chairman of the PTI, made the ...

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BELIEVER: Why Some Hindus Are Angry About CNN Show

CNN presenter Reza Aslan sparks backlash after he eats HUMAN BRAIN while filming with Hindu cannibal sect NEW YORK: A number of Hindu leaders and activists are angry about a new CNN show they say depicts their faith in a sensationalist manner. “Believer,” hosted by religion scholar Reza Aslan, premiered ...

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I might not be here ‘if it wasn’t for Twitter’: Trump

WASHINGTON: Donald Trump is defending his frequent – and often incendiary – use of Twitter by saying that the social media platform lets him bypass the “dishonest” press. “Maybe I would not be here if it wasn’t for Twitter,” Trump said in an interview with Fox News late Wednesday. “I ...

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CIA chief warns Trump to watch his words

WASHINGTON: The outgoing CIA director has called Donald Trump’s comments about the US intelligence community “outrageous” and suggested the president-elect’s attitude toward Russia reflected an incomplete understanding of the country’s intentions. CIA chief John Brennan parting rebuke came amid escalating tensions between the president-elect and the intelligence community following a ...

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