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Donald Trump is the 2016 US president-elect. He was contesting against Democrat Hillary Clinton in the elections. Trump, who does not have a political background, was born in a business family in 1946 at Queens, New York City. His father owned a real estate and construction firm known as Trump Organisation. After graduating from the University of Pennsylvania with a degree in Economics, he took over his father’s business. Trump was declared the official Republican nominee in July 2016. Trump is seen as a controversial figure as he called for a complete ban on entry of Muslims in United States during his election campaign. He also openly speaks against the need to tackle climate change and supports gun rights in America. During the presidential debate, a video recording of Trump's conversation was leaked in which he was heard making offensive comments about women.


'Democracy at stake': House Speaker Pelosi OKs drafting of impeachment articles against Trump

December 05, 2019 8:32 pm

The top Democrat leader delivered the historic announcement as Democrats push toward a vote, possibly by Christmas. She said she was authorising the drafting of articles of impeachment "sadly but with confidence and humility."

Scholars call Trump’s actions on Ukraine an impeachable abuse of power

December 05, 2019 8:20 am

Three constitutional scholars invited by Democrats testified that evidence of Trump’s efforts to pressure Ukraine for political gain clearly met the definition of an impeachable abuse of power.

Trump abruptly exits NATO gathering after embarrassing video emerges

December 05, 2019 7:58 am

Less than 48 hours later — after he was put on the defensive in front of the cameras and then was the subject of gossip at a reception of world leaders, a moment caught in a viral video — Trump canceled a planned news conference before heading back to Washington earlier than planned.

Watch: Princess Anne, Queen have a silent row over greeting Donald Trump

December 04, 2019 9:00 pm

Viewed over 7 lakh times, the video has been flooded with people praising Princess Anne's reactions. "You talk to him, you’re the Queen!" wrote a user attempting to comprehend what the Princess was trying to tell the Queen.

Explained: Why the loudest message from NATO's Summit is that of disunity

December 05, 2019 7:29 am

There is much that these world leaders have on their plate, including issues related to China and Russia, and the future of arms control -- however, news on their two-day meeting has been mostly about the difference and disunity in the alliance

Trump mocks Kamala Harris as she exits 2020 presidential race, she responds sharply

December 04, 2019 3:29 pm

Kamala Harris was quick in her reply to Donald Trump's mocking tweet and hinted at the ongoing impeachment proceedings against the US president.

World leaders seem to mock Donald Trump at NATO event, video goes viral

December 04, 2019 8:35 pm

In the video, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, French President Emmanuel Macron, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte, and Princess Anne seem to be talking about Trump. However, they never mention him by name.

Explained: Key takeaways from House Committee’s Trump impeachment report

December 04, 2019 7:31 pm

The House Intelligence Committee's 300-page report lays out Democrats’ case that the president abused the power of his office to solicit political help from a foreign power and obstructed the inquiry into his actions.

Trump says China trade deal may have to wait amid sticking points in talks

December 04, 2019 8:56 am

Trump's comments came as sources in Beijing and Washington familiar with the talks said that the two countries have made progress, but are still wrangling over whether existing U.S. tariffs will be removed and over specific levels of Chinese purchases of U.S. agricultural products as part of a "phase one" trade deal.

'Very, very nasty': Trump clashes with Macron before NATO summit

December 04, 2019 8:44 am

Trump said Macron's criticism of NATO was "very, very nasty" and questioned whether the U.S. military should defend any countries that were "delinquent" on alliance targets for national military spending.


UFC 244: Donald Trump takes break from impeachment for another kind of fight

November 05, 2019 7:16 am

The Rock and the president overshadowed a wildly entertaining card that had the Garden rocking in nearly every bout.

At 'Howdy Modi!' event, PM pitches for 'Abki Baar Trump Sarkar'

September 23, 2019 9:42 am

Taking New Delhi’s ties with the US to new heights, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said, ‘Abki Baar Trump Sarkar‘ in front of nearly 50,000 Indian-Americans at the ‘Howdy, Modi!’ event in Houston.

'Howdy Modi': India never had a better friend in White House, says Trump

September 22, 2019 11:18 pm

This is the third time that Modi addressed the Indian diaspora in the US after similar events at Madison Square Garden in 2014 and San Jose in 2015.

Lights for Liberty: Thousands protest Trump immigration policies in Chicago

July 15, 2019 11:23 am

The protesters at Saturday's march belted chants critical of President Donald Trump and the Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency. Many of them carried placards with messages including "No kids in cages" and "Abolish ICE."

Donald Trump celebrates 4th of July with massive military parade

July 05, 2019 12:44 pm

President Donald Trump titled this year's independence day celebration as 'Salute to America', honoring service branches of the US. He had promised military tanks along with "Incredible Flyovers & biggest ever Fireworks!" for the Fourth of July celebration in Washington.

Impersonators of Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un tours Osaka ahead of G-20 Summit

June 26, 2019 3:17 pm

The impersonators of rivals, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and US President Donald Trump, toured the streets of Osaka, Japan. They posed as friends, mocking the enmity of the leaders. Osaka will be hosting the G-20 Summit on 28-29 June 2019.

Every day is Memorial Day: US honors fallen heros at Arlington Cemetery

May 29, 2019 9:04 am

Memorial Day originated in the years following the civil war and it became an official federal holiday in 1971. This year, it was observed on May 27.

Trump becomes first US president to watch sumo wrestling in Japan

May 27, 2019 1:34 pm

The origins of sumo can be traced back to the Shinto ritual in the 8th century. It was later used as martial arts training for samurais before it became entertainment during the Edo period.

Donald Trump's second State of the Union — in photos

February 07, 2019 9:38 am

The State of the Union is a traditional annual speech delivered by the US president to a joint session of the Congress where he gives an account of the situation in the country.

Express Rewind: A look back at major events that shaped 2018

December 31, 2018 9:08 am

As 2018 approaches to an end, here is a recap of major political events, developments, disasters and crises that unfolded across the world


Who Is Kamala Harris? | 2020 US Presidential Candidate

January 24, 2019 4:56 pm

Senator Kamala Harris, Democrat of California, is joining the race for the White House. Ms. Harris becomes the fourth woman currently serving in Congress to announce her presidential ambitions.

Will Ex-PepsiCo chief Indra Nooyi be the World Bank's next CEO?

January 16, 2019 3:40 pm

Ex-PepsiCo CEO Indra Nooyi is reportedly among the frontrunners for the post of World Bank CEO. US President Donald Trump is considering multiple candidates to nominate for the post and Nooyi's name is reportedly being considered.

Donald Trump’s evolving rhetoric on the wall

January 14, 2019 3:00 pm

The core of US President Donald Trump’s argument for the southern border wall has remained largely the same. But as the fight wears on, his justification has expanded and details like cost and construction materials have evolved.

Elizabeth Warren vs Donald Trump: A blow-by-blow account of a turbulent history

January 02, 2019 6:25 pm

The Massachusetts senator is the most prominent Democrat to have announced a run against President Trump in 2020. The two already have a long history of trading barbs, and it’s likely to get even nastier.

These are the generals who have left Donald Trump's White House

December 13, 2018 3:51 pm

US President Donald Trump appointed more generals to senior positions than any other modern president. But with John Kelly’s resignation, only one general remains. Here’s what happened.

Meet the KGB spies who invented fake news

November 13, 2018 6:52 pm

The New York Times reveals how one of the biggest fake news stories ever concocted — the 1984 AIDS-is-a-biological-weapon hoax — went viral in the pre-Internet era. Meet the KGB cons who invented it, and the “truth squad” that quashed it. For a bit.

Political messaging | How Donald Trump stokes fear in midterm ads

November 05, 2018 3:50 pm

Recently released political ads reveal the Republican Party’s two-pronged election strategy: one message for skeptics and swing voters, and a very different one aimed at President Donald Trump’s base.

How dad Fred Trump's empire made millions for Donald Trump

October 04, 2018 4:35 pm

An NYT investigation shows that in every era of Donald Trump’s life, his finances were deeply intertwined with, and dependent on, his father’s wealth.

All the Senate's men empowering women, since 1991

October 01, 2018 3:35 pm

From Anita Hill to Dr Christine Blasey Ford, the video spotlights the Senate’s strides in gender sensitivity and female representation.

What Donald Trump has said about men accused of abuse

September 19, 2018 6:05 pm

Before the sexual assault accusation against Judge Brett Kavanaugh, US President Trump’s Supreme Court nominee, Trump spoke about allegations against several well-known men, including himself. His past statements reveal a pattern.