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‘No political necessity’ to keep Canada in new NAFTA deal: Trump


Washington, Sep 2: US President Donald Trump said on Saturday that there is no political necessity to keep Canada in the new North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) deal.If we don't make a fair deal for the US after decades of abuse, Canada will be out, Trump said via Twitter, threatening to...

Trump threatens to intervene in Justice Department, FBI


Washington, Aug 31: US President Donald Trump warned the Department of Justice and the FBI that he will intervene if they failed to do their jobs.The President on Thursday lashed out at the agencies and the media during a rally in Evansville, Indiana, aimed at improving Republican prospects in the November legislative...

Trump threatens to pull US out of WTO


Washington, Aug 31: President Donald Trump has threatened to withdraw the US from the World Trade Organisation (WTO) if the body fails to change the way it treats America.If they don't shape up, I would withdraw from the WTO, the BBC quoted Trump as saying in an interview with Bloomberg News on...

White House backs Asians suing Harvard alleging race discrimination


New York, Aug 31: The Donald Trump administration is supporting Asian Americans who are suing the Ivy League Harvard University alleging it racially discriminates against them in admissions.No American should be denied admission to school because of their race, the Justice Department said in a document filed in a Massachusetts court on...

No war-ending declaration with N.Korea before denuclearization: US


Washington, Aug 30: The US has said that North Korea should denuclearise before Washington signs a war-ending declaration with Pyongyang.In a press briefing on Wednesday, Xinhua news agency quoted State Department spokesperson Heather Nauert as saying: We believe that denuclearization has to take place before we get to other parts. US media had...

Trump rules out resuming military exercises with S.Korea for now


Washington, Aug 30: US President Donald Trump said on Wednesday that there is no reason to resume joint military exercises with South Korea for the time being, and insisted that China is not helping to ease tensions with Pyongyang.The President believes that his relationship with Kim Jong Un is a very good...

NAFTA talks with Canada going very well, says Trump


Washington, Aug 30: US President Donald Trump on Wednesday said that negotiations with Canada to incorporate it into the revised North American Free Trade Agreement are going very well, and he revealed that he spoke this week with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.I think they're going really well. I think Canada very...

Our troops not to be posted much longer in Afghanistan: US


Washington, Aug 29: The Pentagon repeated on Tuesday that the presence of US troops in Afghanistan will not last much longer, but stressed the importance of their deployment in the region to avoid further attacks on the US like those on September 11, 2001.We are there in order to ensure that America's security -...

Trump insists Mexico will pay for border wall


Washington, Aug 29: US President Donald Trump on Tuesday insisted that Mexico will pay for the border wall he wants to build to halt illegal migration, once again putting on the table the issue that has most soured relations between the two countries one day after a friendly telephone call with his Mexican counterpart,...