Monday, 24 April 2017

Tag Archives: Donald Trump

Trump threw One Direction out of his hotel

LONDON: Former British boy-band, One Direction’s Liam Payne revealed on Saturday that the stars were kicked out of a New York City hotel for refusing to meet one of President Donald Trump’s daughters. In an interview with Rollacoaster magazine, Cheryl Cole’s boyfriend, Payne narrated the story of their ‘memorable’ NYC ...

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British spy agency GCHQ denies ‘ridiculous’ Trump wiretap claims

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LONDON: The United Kingdom’s intelligence agency has strongly denied White House allegations it spied on US President Donald Trump on behalf of former President Barack Obama during the 2016 election. GCHQ, in a highly unusual public statement, said the claims repeated by White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer, were “utterly ...

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McDonald’s deletes Trump tweet, says Twitter account compromised

NEW YORK: McDonald’s Corp quickly deleted a tweet sent from the company’s handle slamming Donald Trump and said its official Twitter account had been compromised. The tweet, which was copied and shared widely before being deleted, came a day after the Twitter accounts of a number of major news organizations, ...

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

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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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Preet Bharara, the tenacious prosecutor fired by Trump

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WASHINGTON: An Indian-born, New Jersey-raised Bruce Springsteen fan, former Manhattan federal attorney Preet Bharara ascended to rock-star status in the straitlaced world of law for his aggressive skewering of public corruption and Wall Street crime. And staying true to style, the outspoken holdover from the Obama era refused to go ...

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UN rights chief decries US immigration policies

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UNITED NATIONS: The United Nations human rights chief has warned that US President Donald Trump’s immigration policies could lead to collective expulsions of migrants that would amount to a breach of international law. UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad al-Hussein said on March 8 that he was also ...

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Trump signs revised travel ban, exempts Iraqis

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WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump Monday signed a new temporary travel ban, this time targeting travelers from six Muslim majority countries and crafting his executive order in ways intended to survive challenges in the US courts. The new ban, which goes into effect from March 16, no longer restricts travel ...

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Former U.S. intelligence chief rejects Trump wiretap accusation

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WASHINGTON: The former top U.S. intelligence official rejected President Donald Trump’s accusation that his predecessor, Barack Obama, wiretapped him even as the White House on Sunday urged Congress to investigate Trump’s allegation. FBI Director James Comey asked the Justice Department this weekend to reject Trump’s wiretapping claim because it was ...

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Arnold Schwarzenegger fired, didn’t quit ‘Apprentice’: Trump

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WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump disputed Arnold Schwarzenegger’s announcement about quitting as host of the reality show “The Celebrity Apprentice,” saying on Saturday that Schwarzenegger was leaving involuntarily after drawing few viewers. Schwarzenegger had announced on Friday that he would not return for a second season of the NBC show. ...

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Obama denies Trump claim he wiretapped him during campaign

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WASHINGTON: A spokesman for Barack Obama rejected claims from US President Donald Trump that the former president had wiretapped him in October during the late stages of the presidential election campaign. “Neither President Obama nor any White House official ever ordered surveillance on any US citizen. Any suggestion otherwise is simply ...

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