Wednesday, 23 August 2017

Tag Archives: Donald Trump

U.S. tempers part of Trump travel ban amid big protests, criticism

WASHINGTON: Donald Trump’s administration tempered a key element of his move to ban entry of refugees and people from seven Muslim-majority countries in the face of mounting criticism even from some prominent Republicans and protests that drew tens of thousands in major American cities. Trump signed the directive on Friday, ...

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PM May does ‘not agree’ with Trump’s refugee ban

LONDON: Theresa May has been forced to make a hasty U-turn over Donald Trump’s ban on refugees from Muslim-majority countries, issuing a midnight statement saying she does not agree with the policy. The British prime minister said she would appeal to the US if the ban affected British citizens. “We ...

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PM May prepares for Oval Office meeting with Trump

WASHINGTON: Theresa May is to become the first world leader to meet Trump since he became US president on January 20. The hour-long talks in the Oval Office in Washington are likely to cover defence and security challenges but top of May’s agenda is likely to be a free trade ...

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White House Spells British PM’s Name Wrong

WASHINGTON: As President Donald Trump looks to create jobs in the U.S., his press office is demonstrating an urgent need to hire a proofreader. The White House just put out a memo highlighting Trump’s meeting on Friday with “United Kingdom Prime Minister, Teresa May.” The release sent to media organizations ...

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Donald Trump to trigger Mexico border wall plan

WASHINGTON: Donald Trump is to trigger his plan to build a wall on the US-Mexico border, in a symbolic move to follow through on one of the signature pledges of his populist campaign for the White House. The new US president is expected on Wednesday to issue an executive order ...

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Theresa May meets Trump with eye on Brexit future

LONDON: Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May will this week be the first foreign leader to meet with Donald Trump since his inauguration, aiming to discuss a key post-Brexit trade deal with the US. The visit has been presented as a diplomatic coup in Britain, where the idea of the “special ...

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May promises to tackle Trump on ‘unacceptable’ comments

LONDON: Theresa May has promised that she will not flinch from challenging Donald Trump about “unacceptable” statements when she becomes the first foreign leader to meet him as president this week. But the prime minister declined to say if she would criticise some of Mr Trump’s remarks about women, which ...

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Madonna, Katy Perry join anti-Trump women’s march

PARIS: A day after Donald Trump was sworn in as the 45th president of the United States, women and men including Hollywood stars took to the streets of Washington DC to show solidarity for women’s rights and refusal to attend the inauguration. Celebrities took to Twitter to register their experience ...

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