Post Tagged with: "United States"

Each side accusing other of giving no ground on US government shutdown

Each side accusing other of giving no ground on US government shutdown

Washington: A first round of talks between White House officials and congressional aides has made little progress toward ending the government shutdown, with each side accusing the other of giving no ground. More discussions were planned for Sunday, while President Donald Trump, who did not attend the negotiating session, was […]

Foreign students from top US colleges should stay on, help us: Trump

Foreign students from top US colleges should stay on, help us: Trump

Washington: Ruing that talented foreign students are leaving the United States after studying in the country's best educational institutions, President Donald Trump has said he wants people with merit to stay in America and help the growth of companies. Addressing a press conference on Friday, Trump said the US is […]

US says it does not believe in Saudi version of Khashoggi‘s killing

US says it does not believe in Saudi version of Khashoggi‘s killing

Washington: The United States does not believe the Saudi version of the October killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi has “hit that threshold of credibility,” a senior State Department official said on Friday even as Saudi Arabia prosecutes suspects. US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will emphasise the need for accountability […]

‘Prepared‘ to force govt shutdown for more than a year: Trump

‘Prepared‘ to force govt shutdown for more than a year: Trump

Washington: President Donald Trump said Friday he was prepared to keep the US government closed for a year or more, as he stood firm on his contentious demand for billions of dollars to fund a border wall with Mexico. Trump confirmed he said as much in a meeting earlier Friday […]

Bail revoked: former chemistry student Yukai Yang is jailed for ?trying to flee to China to evade US poisoning case?

Bail revoked: former chemistry student Yukai Yang is jailed for ?trying to flee to China to evade US poisoning case?

Yukai Yang, a former chemistry student at Lehigh University in Pennsylvania who is accused of slowly poisoning his roommate, was ordered held without bail on Friday over allegations he sought to flee to his native China by orchestrating his own deportation to avoid prosecution. Yang must remain in Northampton County […]