25 May 2019·
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Rahul Gandhi’s Offer to Quit as Cong Chief Unanimously Rejected by CWC * Alliance Air to Launch Flight Services from Jharsuguda to Bhubaneswar, Raipur from June 1 * BJD Continues to Rule Heart in Ganjam * Naveen Expresses Gratitude to People for another Opportunity, Urges Them to Come Forward for Building New Odisha * Naveen Receives Congratulatory Messages from Several Key Leaders on His Stellar Victory * Indian Women’s Hockey Team Lose 0-4 to Republic of Korea * Indian Junior Hockey Women’s Team Leave for Cantor Fitzgerald U21 International 4-Nations Tournament in Ireland and Matches against Belarus * Odisha: Naveen Likely to take Oath as CM for Record 5th term On Wednesday * Chandrani Creates History; To Become Youngest Ever Parliamentarian of India * Bhakta Charan Das Quits as Odisha Congress Campaign Committee Chairman * Odisha Governor Accepts Resignation of Naveen Patanik from CMO, New BJD Govt Likely by Monday * Odisha Poll Results: Heavywaights Suffer Defeat in State * Odisha Assembly Poll Results: Dama Suffers Defeat, Son Wins Paradip Seat * Sambit Patra’s Electoral Debut - A Flop Show * Odisha CM Condoles Death of Mountaineer Kalpana Das * Niranjan Patnaik Steps Down as OPCC Chief * ‘Everest Lady of Odisha’ Kalpana Das Dies During Expedition to Mount Everest * Jay Panda Suffers Biggest Electoral Defeat of His Life * Naveen Thanks People for BJD’s Fifth Consecutive Victory * Odisha CM Congratulates Modi for BJP's Win, Says Constructive Relation Would Be Maintained * Naveen’s Confidence on Women Proved Worthwhile * BJD wins Nabarangpur Assembly Seat * Telangana CM KCR Congratulates Naveen Patnaik for BJD’s Victory * PM Modi Congratulates Naveen for Spectacular Victory * Odisha Elections Results 2019: Trends Show BJD Poised for Landslide Victory

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Donald Trump Declares National Emergency to Protect US Communications Technology from ‘Foreign Adversaries'

Donald Trump Declares National Emergency to Protect US Communications Technology from ‘Foreign Adversaries'

Washington: US President Donald Trump has declared a national emergency to protect the US communications network from “foreign adversaries”.
Kim and Trump: A Diplomatic Failure

Kim and Trump: A Diplomatic Failure

The second round of talks between the US and North Korea has been one of the most high-profile diplomatic collapses in recent years.
Modi's Diplomatic Failure: Trump Plans to  Terminate India's Preferential Trade Treatment

Modi's Diplomatic Failure: Trump Plans to Terminate India's Preferential Trade Treatment

New Delhi: Arguing that New Delhi had failed to assure America that it would provide equitable and reasonable access to its markets in numerous sectors, US President Donald Trump on Monday informed the US Congress about his intent to terminate the designation of India and Turkey as a beneficiary developing country under the Generalised System of Preferences (GSP) programme.
Donald Trump Declares Emergency to Build US-Mexico Border Wall

Donald Trump Declares Emergency to Build US-Mexico Border Wall

Washington: US President Donald Trump has said that he will sign an executive order to declare a national emergency to build of a wall along the US-Mexico border.
Vote Against Trump In Midterm Election: Post

Vote Against Trump In Midterm Election: Post

Washington: The Washington Post has urged American voters to vote in Tuesday's midterm election against the ideology of President Donald Trump who is "betting heavily that voters can be swayed by appeals to their worst instincts: anger, hatred and fear".
Jane Fonda Compares Trump to Hitler

Jane Fonda Compares Trump to Hitler

New York: Veteran actress Jane Fonda compared US President Donald Trump to Nazi leader Adolf Hitler.
US Midterm Elections: A Referendum on Trump's Policies?

US Midterm Elections: A Referendum on Trump's Policies?

The US midterm elections will be held on November 6. Many knowledgeable observers are calling these midterms the most important elections in a generation. Thats because, even though this is an off-year election in which there is no presidential contest, the election itself is a referendum on Donald Trump.
Trumps Vows to Stop Immigrant Caravan From Entering US

Trumps Vows to Stop Immigrant Caravan From Entering US

Washington: US President Donald Trump said in a campaign rally in Florida that he won't allow a caravan of Central American migrants, which is heading towards the Mexico-US border, to enter the country.
India Expected to Get Waiver From US Sanctions Against Oil Importers

India Expected to Get Waiver From US Sanctions Against Oil Importers

United Nations: US President Donald Trump is expected to grant India an exemption from the sanctions against buying oil from Iran when the waivers will be announced on November 6.
Trump Orders Sanctions to Target Venezuela's Gold Exports

Trump Orders Sanctions to Target Venezuela's Gold Exports

Washington: US President Donald Trump slapped new sanctions targeting Venezuela's gold exports on Thursday, as his National Security Adviser John Bolton unveiled a hard-line policy toward Venezuela, Cuba and Nicaragua.
Trump Speaks by Phone With China's Xi on Trade

Trump Speaks by Phone With China's Xi on Trade

Washington: US President Donald Trump on Thursday held a "very good conversation" with his Chinese counterpart, Xi Jinping, a talk by phone with a "heavy emphasis" on trade during which they discussed the possibility of a bilateral meeting during the G20 summit in Argentina in late November.
Trump Shocks With Racist New ad Before Midterms

Trump Shocks With Racist New ad Before Midterms

Washington: In the most racially charged national political ad in 30 years, US President Donald Trump and the Republican Party have accused Democrats of plotting to help Central American "invaders" overrun the nation with police killers, CNN reported on Thursday.
US Could Send Up To 15,000 Troops To US-Mexican Border: Trump

US Could Send Up To 15,000 Troops To US-Mexican Border: Trump

Washington: US President Donald Trump has said that up to 15,000 military personnel could be sent to the southern border with Mexico to help defend against a caravan of Central American migrants.
Kanye West to Stay Away From Trump Politics

Kanye West to Stay Away From Trump Politics

Los Angeles: Rapper Kanye West, who has been until now a vocal US President Donald Trump supporter, has decided to distance himself from politics and said he felt "used".
Trump Visits Pittsburgh Synagogue Amid Protests

Trump Visits Pittsburgh Synagogue Amid Protests

Washington: US President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump visited the Pittsburgh synagogue where on the weekend a gunman who has espoused anti-Semitic views online massacred 11 people, while hundreds of protesters denounced the president's seeming reluctance to frankly and clearly condemn white supremacism.
Trump Plans To End Birthright Citizenship

Trump Plans To End Birthright Citizenship

Washington: US President Donald Trump confirmed on Tuesday that he is planning to put an end to what he called the "ridiculous" law that grants citizenship to all children born in US territory.
Trump Talks With Bolsonaro; to Work Closely on Trade, Security

Trump Talks With Bolsonaro; to Work Closely on Trade, Security

Washington: US President Donald Trump on Monday said that he had an "excellent" telephone conversation with Brazilian President-elect Jair Bolsonaro, with whom he promised to work "closely" on trade and security.
Trump Accuses US Press of Using Mail Bomb Case

Trump Accuses US Press of Using Mail Bomb Case

Washington: US President Donald Trump accused the American media of using the arrest of one of his apparent supporters in the mail bomb case to "score political points" against him, less than two weeks before the mid-term elections.
CPJ Calls for End to Trump's Reckless Assaults on journalists

CPJ Calls for End to Trump's Reckless Assaults on journalists

New York: The Committee for the Protection of Journalists on Friday called for an end to the United States president's public verbal attacks on journalists, saying many now feel unsafe because of them.
Trump Dismisses NYT Report on Intercepted Calls

Trump Dismisses NYT Report on Intercepted Calls

Washington: US President Donald Trump has dismissed the New York Times report about Chinese and Russian spies listening in on his cellphone calls as "fake" and "wrong".
Trump Signs New Sanctions Against Hezbollah

Trump Signs New Sanctions Against Hezbollah

Washington: US President Donald Trump has signed new sanctions targeting the Iranian-funded militant group and political party Hezbollah, which is considered a terrorist organisation by Washington.
Caitlyn Jenner Ends Support for Trump

Caitlyn Jenner Ends Support for Trump

New York: In the backdrop of a possible change in 'gender definition' by the US administration, transgender activist Caitlyn Jenner has ended her support for US President Donald Trump over his record on trans rights.
Macron, Trump Discuss Summit on Syria

Macron, Trump Discuss Summit on Syria

Paris: French President Emmanuel Macron on Thursday discussed the situation in Syria and the summit on the Syrian conflict scheduled in Istanbul at the weekend, with US President Donald Trump in a phone conversation.
Pentagon to Deploy 800 More Troops on Southern Border

Pentagon to Deploy 800 More Troops on Southern Border

Washington: The Pentagon on Thursday ordered 800 more troops sent to the southern US border for security tasks, an option that President Donald Trump broached last week when he threatened to close the border using the military.
Trump Denies That China, Russia Monitor His Personal Cellphone Calls

Trump Denies That China, Russia Monitor His Personal Cellphone Calls

Washington: President Donald Trump on Thursday denied that China and Russia have tapped his personal cellphone, a report made public by The New York Times, which said that the president continues to use that device despite warnings from the intelligence services.
China Rejects NYT Report on Trump Phone Tapping

China Rejects NYT Report on Trump Phone Tapping

Beijing: China on Thursday dismissed as "fake news" a report in the New York Times that said Beijing was tapping into a personal mobile phone of US President Donald Trump.
CIA Director to Brief Trump on Khashoggi

CIA Director to Brief Trump on Khashoggi

Washington: CIA Director Gina Haspel will on Thursday brief President Donald Trump on the investigation into the death of Saudi Arabian journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
China, Russia Listening to Trump's Cellphone Calls: NYT

China, Russia Listening to Trump's Cellphone Calls: NYT

Washington: A New York Times report has claimed that when US President Donald Trump calls old friends on one of his iPhones to "gossip or gripe", Chinese and Russian spies were routinely eavesdropping on the calls.
Bombs Reach top US Porches: Trump Calls for More Civility in Politics

Bombs Reach top US Porches: Trump Calls for More Civility in Politics

Washington: US President Donald Trump has called on people to be more civil in politics, after a series of suspected explosives were sent to high-profile US figures just weeks ahead of the mid-term polls.
Investigation Underway Into Suspicious Packages: Trump

Investigation Underway Into Suspicious Packages: Trump

Washington: US President Donald Trump said on Wednesday a major federal investigation was underway to probe the suspicious packages sent to former President Barack Obama, the Clintons, CNN offices and others.
Trump Criticizes Saudi Arabia For Covering Up Khashoggi's Death

Trump Criticizes Saudi Arabia For Covering Up Khashoggi's Death

Washington: President Donald Trump on Tuesday criticized Saudi Arabia, saying that they orchestrated a "cover-up" of the death of journalist Jamal Khashoggi but declaring that he will leave to Congress the possible US response in the matter.
Putin, Trump To Meet In Paris On Nov 11

Putin, Trump To Meet In Paris On Nov 11

Moscow: Russian President Vladimir Putin and his US counterpart Donald Trump are scheduled to have a full-fledged meeting in Paris on November 11, Russian presidential aide Yuri Ushakov said on Tuesday.
Trump, Xi To Meet During G20 Summit In Buenos Aires

Trump, Xi To Meet During G20 Summit In Buenos Aires

Washington: US President Donald Trump will meet with his Chinese counterpart, Xi Jinping, at the G20 summit in Buenos Aires between November 30 and December 1, the White House confirmed on Tuesday.
Trump Says US Needs To Build Border Wall Fast

Trump Says US Needs To Build Border Wall Fast

Washington: US President Donald Trump said that the country needs to build a wall fast to protect its borders from Central American migrants.
US Will Build Up N-Arsenal: Trump

US Will Build Up N-Arsenal: Trump

Washington: US President Donald Trump has warned of bolstering the American nuclear arsenal to put pressure on Russia and China.
Trump Announces Aid Cut To Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvador

Trump Announces Aid Cut To Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvador

Washington: President Donald Trump has said that he will "begin cutting off, or substantially reducing" US foreign aid to Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador for not "stopping" the recent caravan of US-bound migrants.
Another Separate Trump-Putin Meeting Possible: Bolton

Another Separate Trump-Putin Meeting Possible: Bolton

Moscow: A new summit between US President Donald Trump and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin, like the one in Helsinki in July, is not ruled out, US National Security Adviser John Bolton said.
Italy Awaiting 'Credible' Account Of Khashoggi's Fate

Italy Awaiting 'Credible' Account Of Khashoggi's Fate

Rome: The Italian government expects credible explanations of the events surrounding dissident Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi's alleged murder at his country's consulate in Istanbul on October 2, Premier Giuseppe Conte has said.
Ex-Soviet President Cautions Against US' N-Treaty Plan

Ex-Soviet President Cautions Against US' N-Treaty Plan

Moscow: Former Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev has questioned the intelligence behind US President Donald Trump's plan to withdraw from a key Cold War nuclear weapons treaty.
Trump Repeats Refusal To Take In Honduran Caravan Migrants

Trump Repeats Refusal To Take In Honduran Caravan Migrants

Tapachula (Mexico): Hundreds of migrants remained at the Rodolfo Robles bridge crossing point over the Suchiate river on the Guatemalan border on Sunday, waiting to cross into Mexico to continue their journey to try and reach the US.
US Will Pull Out Of Nuclear Treaty With Russia, Says Trump

US Will Pull Out Of Nuclear Treaty With Russia, Says Trump

Washington: US President Donald Trump has said that his country will pull out of the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty with Russia, a decades-old pact limiting strategic weapons development.
Trump Praises Congressman For Assaulting Reporter

Trump Praises Congressman For Assaulting Reporter

Washington: US President Donald Trump has praised Montana Republican Representative Greg Gianforte for assaulting a reporter during his campaign last May and called him "my guy".
It 'Certainly' Seems That Khashoggi Is Dead, Says Trump

It 'Certainly' Seems That Khashoggi Is Dead, Says Trump

Washington: US President Donald Trump on Thursday said that it "certainly" seems that Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, who disappeared two weeks ago in Istanbul, is dead, adding that if this is confirmed there will be very serious consequences.
Trump Proposes Cutting Federal Agencies' Funds to Reduce Deficit

Trump Proposes Cutting Federal Agencies' Funds to Reduce Deficit

Washington: US President Donald Trump announced that he intends to reduce the American federal budget deficit by cutting financing to every government agency and department by 5 per cent.
Trump Aawards Retired US Marine Highest Military Honour

Trump Aawards Retired US Marine Highest Military Honour

Washington: US President Donald Trump awarded the Congressional Medal of Honour to retired US Marine Corps Gunnery Sgt. John L. Canley for his heroic actions 50 years ago during the battle of Hue City, one of the bloodiest scuffles of the Vietnam War.
Trump Proposes 5% Cut in Federal Agencies' Budget to Tame Deficit

Trump Proposes 5% Cut in Federal Agencies' Budget to Tame Deficit

Washington: President Donald Trump has called for reducing the US federal budget deficit by cutting financing to government agencies and departments by 5 per cent.
Trump Raises Over $100 mn for 2020 Re-election

Trump Raises Over $100 mn for 2020 Re-election

Washington: US President Donald Trump has raised more than $100 million for a re-election battle in 2020, giving him a massive financial advantage over a crowded field of potential Democratic contenders jockeying to challenge him.
Trump Surveys Areas Devastated by Hurricane Michael

Trump Surveys Areas Devastated by Hurricane Michael

Washington: US President Donald Trump undertook an aerial survey of areas in Florida devastated by hurricane Michael and said that the priority of the his government was to provide food, electricity and safety to the victims.
Rogue Killers May be Behind Khashoggi's Disappearance: Trump

Rogue Killers May be Behind Khashoggi's Disappearance: Trump

Washington: President Donald Trump suggested on Monday that "rogue killers" could be behind the disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, who disappeared on October 2 after entering his country's consulate in Istanbul.
Trump to Send Pompeo to Saudi Arabia Over Missing Journalist

Trump to Send Pompeo to Saudi Arabia Over Missing Journalist

Washington: US President Donald Trump on Monday said that he spoke to Saudi King Salman over the disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi and will send Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to discuss the situation with the monarch.
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