“This is a hate crime. Let me be clear, we have no tolerance for extremism of any kind,” Executive Director of the Council on American-Islamic Relations Nihad Awad said.
President Barack Obama called the shooting an ‘act of terror’ and an ‘act of hate’ targeting a place of ‘solidarity and empowerment’ for gays and lesbians. He urged Americans to decide whether this is the kind of ‘country we want to be.’
Officials says this incident had no connections with the Florida massacre.
Hafiz Saeed said the US’ target is Pakistan’s nuclear programme, and the US wants to damage it with the help of Israel and India.
The US military was previously allowed to take action against the Taliban “in extremis” – moments when their assistance was needed to prevent a significant Afghan military setback.
The White House said that the meeting between President Obama and Prime Minister Modi resulted in progress on finalising some key defence agreements between the two countries.
Paul Ryan expects the agenda to act as a a way to offer voters a coherent policy message for 2017.
Clinton kicked off a long day of California campaigning at Los Angeles Mission College in Sylmar, where she addressed a largely Asian and Latino crowd.
PM Narendra Modi will kick off a 5 day nation tour next week and will also be the the fifth Indian Prime Minister to address a joint meeting of congress.
US to make India at par with other NATO allies in terms of sale of defence equipment and technology transfer.
Meanwhile, China defended its move to block India’s entry into the NSG
“The government of India looks forward to the consultations with the US at the WTO, scheduled for May 11-12,” the commerce ministry said in a statement.
Trump, a billionaire real estate developer, said on Monday that lowering taxes on the middle class and businesses was his priority.
In an interview to CNN earlier in the day, Trump claimed that his policies would reduce the taxes.
A growing chorus of senior Republican leaders have joined the “anyone but Trump movement”.