Wednesday, 18 September 2019

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Thousands sign petition to stop Trump UK visit

LONDON: More than 1,500 people in East Lancashire have signed a national petition calling for President Donald Trump to be prevented from making a state visit to the UK. The petition was launched after he instigated the so-called ‘Muslim ban’ preventing people from seven countries travelling to the USA and ...

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Iranian Actress to Boycott Oscars Over Trump’s Immigration Stance

TEHRAN: Iranian actress Taraneh Alidoosti, the star of best foreign language film nominee “The Salesman,” has announced that she will be boycotting the Oscars over President Trump’s expected restrictions on immigration to the United States. “Trump’s visa ban for Iranians is racist,” Alidoosti tweeted earlier today. “Whether this will include ...

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Mexico condemns Trump’s border wall tax proposal

Mexico has condemned a US suggestion that it may impose a 20% tax on Mexican imports to pay for President Donald Trump’s planned border wall. Foreign Minister Luis Videgaray said such tax would make Mexican imports more expensive for US consumers and they would end up paying for the wall. ...

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Europe, NATO hit back at Donald Trump

BRUSSELS: EU heavyweights Germany and France led a sharp European response to US President-elect Donald Trump Monday after he branded NATO “obsolete” and said more countries would leave the EU after Britain. In a hard-hitting interview with two European newspapers, Trump unleashed a volley of verbal attacks on Europe and ...

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Anti-Trump protesters head to Washington

WASHINGTON: Hundreds of thousands of people are expected to attend Donald Trump’s inauguration, but hundreds of thousands of protesters are also expected in Washington next week to vent their frustration over his election win. Demonstrations are scheduled across the United States, but the focal point of anti-Trump ire will be in the ...

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George Clooney backs Meryl Streep, Sonam Kapoor calls Trump a ‘joker’

MUMBAI: Actor-filmmaker George Clooney has extended support Oscar-winning actress Meryl Streep after to President-elect Donald Trumps commented on her speech at the Golden Globes. “Aren’t you supposed to be running the country?” he asked Trump. Streep, honoured at the 74th Golden Globe Awards on Sunday night, slammed Trump in her ...

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Civil rights activists arrested protesting Trump’s Attorney General pick

ALABAMA: Police in Alabama arrested six civil rights activists staging a sit-in at Senator Jeff Sessions’ office to protest his nomination for U.S. Attorney General, criticizing his record on voting rights and race relations. Sessions, 70, has a history of controversial positions on race, immigration and criminal justice reform. Members ...

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US expels 35 Russian intel agents over vote hacking

WASHINGTON: The United States on Thursday fired back at Moscow over its meddling in the presidential election, announcing a series of tough sanctions against intelligence agencies, expulsions of agents and shutting down of Russian compounds on US soil. “I have ordered a number of actions in response to the Russian ...

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