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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 […]

‘Major changes never seen in a century‘: Xi tells Army to be battle-ready

‘Major changes never seen in a century‘: Xi tells Army to be battle-ready

Shanghai: China's armed forces must strengthen their sense of urgency and do everything they can to prepare for battle, President Xi Jinping told a meeting of top brass on Friday. China is keen to beef up its armed forces amid territorial disputes in the South China Sea and escalating tension […]

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 […]