World  /  Published 10.08.20

Trump evacuated after shooting near WH

US President Donald Trump was abruptly escorted by a US Secret Service agent out of the White House briefing room as he was beginning a coronavirus briefing Monday afternoon. He returned minutes ...
By AP in Washington

World  /  Published 03.06.20

US defence secretary opposes use of troops

US defence secretary Mark Esper said on Wednesday he opposes use of Insurrection Act, which would allow President Donald Trump to use active-duty forces for law enforcement duties.Speaking to reporter...
By AP in Washington

World  /  Published 19.10.19

Museum dedicated to newspapers closes its doors

A mile along Pennsylvania Avenue from the White House stands a giant monument to the US Constitution’s defence of freedom of speech and the press.The stone tablet several storeys high bearing the wo...
By New York Times News Service/David Charter in Washington

World  /  Published 14.10.19

Syria army deploys in Kurd militia-held areas

Russia-backed Syrian forces wasted no time in taking advantage of an abrupt US retreat from Syria on Monday, deploying deep inside Kurdish-held territory south of the Turkish frontier less than 24 hou...
By Reuters in Beirut

World  /  Published 22.05.20

Trump dons a mask, then takes it off

A day after threatening to withhold federal funding from Michigan, President Trump visited a Ford plant in Ypsilanti and held his fire, delivering a re-election pitch for himself in a battleground sta...
By Annie Karni in Washington

World  /  Published 13.05.20

Federal experts contradict Trump

Two of the federal government’s top health officials painted a grim picture of the months ahead on Tuesday, warning a Senate panel that the coronavirus pandemic was far from contained, just a day af...
By Sheryl Gay Stolberg in Washington

World  /  Published 11.05.20

China ‘trying to hack vaccine data’

The FBI and the department of homeland security are preparing to issue a warning that China’s most skilled hackers and spies are working to steal American research in the crash effort to develop vac...
By David E. Sanger and Nicole Perlroth/New York Times News Service in Washington

World  /  Published 09.05.20

White House cases deepen work worry

In his eagerness to reopen the country, President Trump faces the challenge of convincing Americans that it would be safe to go back to the workplace. But the past few days have demonstrated that even...
By Peter Baker and Michael Crowley in Washington

World  /  Published 24.04.20

Sour President has TV as companion

President Trump arrives in the Oval Office these days as late as noon, when he is usually in a sour mood after his morning marathon of television.He has been up in the White House master bedroom as ea...
By Katie Rogers and Annie Karni/New York Times News Service in Washington

World  /  Published 15.04.20

Trump’s name on cheques

President Trump’s name will appear on the economic stimulus cheques that will be mailed to millions of Americans beginning next month, the treasury department confirmed on Tuesday.The decision to ha...
By New York Times News Service and Reuters in Washington


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