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Tag Archives: Donald Trump

Trump denies campaign had pre-election contact with Russia

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WASHINGTON: President Donald Trump insisted neither he nor his campaign team had contacts with Russian officials in the run-up to last year’s US election, contradicting an explosive report which he blasted as “fake news.” Trump also defended Michael Flynn, the national security advisor whose resignation he demanded and received this ...

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Trump’s national security adviser resigns amid controversy over Russia links

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WASHINGTON: Embattled White House national security adviser Michael Flynn resigned, an abrupt end to a brief tenure. His departure came just after reports surfaced the Justice Department warned the Trump administration last month that Flynn misled administration officials regarding his communications with the Russian ambassador to the United States and ...

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London’s Mayor Khan to tell US envoy: travel ban cruel, prejudiced

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LONDON: The mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, will tell the top U.S. diplomat in Britain on Tuesday that President Donald Trump’s travel ban on people from a list of Muslim nations is prejudiced and will hurt rather than improve U.S. security. Mr. Khan, Britain’s most prominent Muslim politician, will make ...

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Trump: militant attacks ‘all over Europe,’ some not reported

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WASHINGTON: President Donald Trump accused the news media of ignoring attacks by Islamist militants in Europe. Trump, who has made defeating Islamic State a core goal of his presidency, did not specify which attacks were going unreported, which news media organizations were ignoring them, or offer any details to support ...

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UK speaker John Bercow opposes a Trump address to parliament

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LONDON: The Speaker of Britain’s House of Commons said he was “strongly opposed” to allowing Donald Trump to address members of parliament during the US president’s state visit later this year. John Bercow said such a speech was “not an automatic right, it is an earned honour” – and one ...

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Asked about Putin, Trump says US isn’t ‘so innocent’

WEST PALM BEACH: President Trump said he respects Vladimir Putin, and when told the Russian leader is ‘‘a killer,’’ Trump said the United States has many of them. ‘‘What do you think? Our country’s so innocent?’’ he told Bill O’Reilly in a Fox News interview aired Sunday on the Super ...

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Trump appeal against Seattle judge’s travel ban ruling

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LONDON: The US justice department has filed a court motion against the suspension of President Trump’s travel ban on people from seven mainly Muslim nations. The move seeks to reverse Friday’s ruling by a federal judge in Washington state. Visa holders from the affected nations have been scrambling to get ...

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PM Theresa May: Trump’s travel ban ‘divisive and wrong’

LONDON: British Prime Minister Theresa May called President Trump’s controversial travel ban “divisive and wrong”, a delayed response to the backlash she faced at home for failing to criticize the executive order. May, the first foreign leader to meet with Trump at the White House last Friday, told Parliament that “this government is clear ...

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No change in US visa policy for Pakistan: US Embassy

ISLAMABAD: The US visa policy towards Pakistan remains unchanged despite President Donald Trump’s decision to ban visitors from seven Muslim countries, a US embassy spokesman said. Last week, Trump banned visas for the citizens of Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen – all Muslim majority countries. There were ...

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Australian PM trying to send bombers to US, alleges Trump

WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump has accused Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull of trying to send the “next Boston bombers” to America. The Washington Post reported that Mr Trump made the allegation in a telephone call with Mr Turnbull to discuss a deal Australia had signed with the Obama administration ...

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