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15 December, 2018 4:54 AM Donald Trump names Mick Mulvaney as acting White House chief of staff

US President Donald Trump on Friday named budget director Mick Mulvaney as acting chief of staff, a week after he announced John Kelly's scheduled departure. "I am pleased to announce that Mick Mulvaney, Director of the Office of Management & Budget, will be named Acting White House Chief of Staff, replacing General John Kelly, who has served our Country 183

9 November, 2018 2:28 AM US Vice President Mike Pence to meet PM Narendra Modi next week, says White House

Washington: US Vice President Mike Pence would meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his four-nation trip next week, during which he will also attend the US-ASEAN Summit and the East Asia Summit in Singapore, the White House has said. Generally, the summit is attended by US President. However, this time Pence would be representing the country at the request 113

16 August, 2018 4:35 AM Google provides data on US political advertising

Google has added a section to its twice-yearly transparency report to show who buys US election ads on its platform and how much money is spent on political advertising, the search engine giant said on Wednesday. The move follows similar steps from Twitter and Facebook in late June, as social media platforms face the threat of US regulation over the lack of disclosure 83

18 June, 2018 6:12 PM Trump orders Pentagon to create US ‘Space Force’

President Donald Trump on Monday ordered the Pentagon to create a new US “Space Force,” which would become the sixth branch of the American military but which requires Congressional approval to take effect. “I'm hereby directing the Department of Defense and Pentagon to immediately begin the process necessary to establish a Space Force as the sixth branch 135

8 June, 2018 8:08 AM Pence calls Pakistan’s interim PM Mulk; expresses support

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence has telephoned Pakistan’s caretaker Prime Minister Nasirul Mulk and expressed his support to the government. A six-member caretaker federal Cabinet on Tuesday took oath to run the Pakistan government under interim Prime Minister Mulk (67), till the general election on July 25. The call of Mr. Pence on Thursday came after 210

8 May, 2018 5:48 PM Donald Trump to announce decision on Iran nuclear deal; we are prepared, says Tehran

The Iran deal, negotiated during the administration of Barack Obama, eased economic sanctions on Iran in exchange for Tehran limiting its nuclear program.  Washington: US President Donald Trump will announce on Tuesday whether he will pull out of the Iran nuclear deal or stay in and work with the European allies. Trump has consistently threatened to pull out of the 2015 agreement 135

28 April, 2018 2:33 AM Donald Trump says he may be present for US embassy inauguration in Jerusalem

Ignoring the fact that most countries in the United Nations had been against the US decision to deem Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, Donald Trump instead chose to focus on how the new embassy building here is being built at a 'nominal cost.' Washington: US President Donald Trump has said that he may travel to Israel for the inauguration of the new American 117

20 March, 2018 8:31 AM John Oliver Spoofs Book On US Vice President's Pet. It Stars A Gay Bunny

The "Last Week Tonight" host John Oliver's picture book is about a "Very Special boy bunny who falls in love with another boy bunny." Last week,The Washington Post brought you news of "Marlon Bundo's A Day in the Life of the Vice President," the furry new tale about the real White House pet rabbit. The children's book, which lands Monday, is illustrated 130

21 February, 2018 4:58 PM ‘N. Korea scrapped secret Pence meeting’

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence and North Korean officials had planned to meet secretly during the 2018 Winter Olympic Games, but Pyongyang scrapped the talks after Mr. Pence denounced abuses from the “murderous regime”, U.S. officials said on Tuesday. Mr. Pence did not interact with the North Koreans even though he was seated in the same box as them at the opening 71

11 February, 2018 12:08 AM North Korea Says Unable To Pay UN Dues, Blames Sanctions

UNITED NATIONS: North Korea is unable to pay its share of the 2018 U.N. budgets because of international sanctions on its foreign exchange bank and has asked a senior U.N. official for help, the country's U.N. mission said in a statement. North Korea's U.N. Ambassador Ja Song Nam met with U.N. management chief Jan Beagle on Friday to ask the world body to help secure 92