Sunday, October 24, 2021

All posts tagged "United States"

  • 1st senior Chinese official visits Washington in Trump era

    BEIJING — China is sending its first senior official to visit the United States since President Donald Trump took office, amid uncertainties over trade relations and new security tensions in east Asia. The Foreign Ministry said State...

    • Posted February 27, 2017
  • Asia economies hold trade pact talks after Trump dumps TPP

    TOKYO — Negotiators from 16 Asian countries are meeting in the Japanese port city of Kobe this week for talks on a regional trade pact seen as a rival to the Trans-Pacific Partnership rejected by U.S. President...

    • Posted February 27, 2017
  • DHS intel report disputes threat posed by travel ban nations

    WASHINGTON — Analysts at the Homeland Security Department’s intelligence arm found insufficient evidence that citizens of seven Muslim-majority countries included in President Donald Trump’s travel ban pose a terror threat to the United States. A draft document...

    • Posted February 24, 2017
  • Trump blasts media, anonymous sources — after WH uses them

    WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump unloaded on the news media Friday for using anonymous sources – just hours after members of his own staff insisted on briefing reporters only on condition their names be concealed. Unleashing a...

    • Posted February 24, 2017
  • Agency plans to award Mexico border wall contracts by April

    SAN DIEGO — U.S. Customs and Border Protection said Friday that it plans to start awarding contracts by mid-April for President Donald Trump’s proposed border wall with Mexico, signaling that he is aggressively pursuing plans to erect...

    • Posted February 24, 2017
  • LGBT issues present Trump with loyalty test

    WASHINGTON — There was candidate Donald Trump in Colorado, waving a rainbow flag emblazoned with “LGBTs for Trump,” a photo opportunity meant to signal he was a new brand of Republican when it comes to protecting LGBT...

    • Posted February 24, 2017
  • Trump blames FBI for failing to stop media leaks

    WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump is blaming the FBI for failing to stop leaks to the media, saying the information being reported is classified and could have a “devastating effect” on the country. Trump made the remarks...

    • Posted February 24, 2017
  • Other nations shaking heads at US transgender toilet battle

    DUBLIN — Coming out as a transgender boy brought untold relief to Irish student Lucas Cross. After years of holding it in, he could finally start using the boys’ restrooms at school — because Ireland, like some...

    • Posted February 24, 2017
  • Former House speaker predicts ‘Obamacare’ won’t be repealed

    WASHINGTON — Former House Speaker John Boehner predicted on Thursday that a full repeal and replacement of “Obamacare” is “not going to happen.” The Ohio Republican, who was forced out by conservatives in 2015, said he started...

    • Posted February 23, 2017
  • Kelly: No use of US military to enforce immigration

    MEXICO CITY — U.S. Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly says there will be “no mass deportations” and “no use of military forces” in enforcing President Donald Trump’s immigration crackdown. Kelly is speaking in Mexico City after he...

    • Posted February 23, 2017