Donald Trump is no longer a COVID-19 ‘transmission risk,’ says White House doctor

The statement follows Mr. Trump’s first public appearance since returning to the White House after being treated for the coronavirus. President Donald Trump’s doctor said on Saturday the President is no longer at risk of transmitting the coronavirus. In a memo, Navy Cmdr. Dr. Sean Conley says Mr. Trump meets …

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Trump, Trudeau discuss issue of two Canadian citizens detained in China

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and U.S. President Donald Trump discussed on October 10 the issue of two Canadian citizens who have been detained in China, Mr. Trudeau’s office said in a read out statement of the phone call between the two leaders. Mr. Trudeau thanked Mr. Trump for the …

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Appearing at White House, Donald Trump holds first public event since COVID-19 diagnosis

The White House has not released the results of President Donald Trump ‘s latest COVID-19 test, and has declined to say when he last tested negative. U.S. President Donald Trump made his first public appearance since returning to the White House on Monday from a three-day stay in hospital for …

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Democrats flay Trump for announcing new curbs on H-1B visas sans public scrutiny

In a move which will affect thousands of Indian IT professionals, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) on Tuesday announced the interim final rule The Democratic Party has criticised President Donald Trump for announcing “sweeping changes” to the H-1B nonimmigrant visa programme in decades without public scrutiny, saying it is …

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Concerns about China’s ‘gross aggression’ shared across Quad: U.S. officials

This is about the free world versus Chinese authoritarianism, State Department officials say A senior State Department official cited ‘sudden’ and “gross aggression” by China as a concern of the Quad, in response to a question on whether Quad members other than the U.S. were less “forward-leaning” on countering the …

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U.S. Senate panel moves to compel three social media CEOs to testify

U.S. Senate panel moves to compel three social media CEOs to testify

The executives’ testimony is needed “to reveal the extent of influence that their companies have over American speech during a critical time in our democratic process.” a Republican Senator said. A Senate panel voted on Thursday to compel testimony from the CEOs of Facebook, Google and Twitter as lawmakers opened …

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Fight against COVID-19 clearest example of U.S.-India partnership, says U.S. official

Collaborative approach on therapeutics will have a positive global impact of the collaboration, the official said. India and the U.S. are equipped to address a range of challenges for the benefit of the world and the clearest example of this can be seen in the partnership between the two countries …

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Trump claims debate victory; says exposed Biden’s ‘very dangerous agenda’

US. President Donald Trump has claimed victory over his Democratic challenger Joe Biden in their first Presidential debate, saying he exposed “the very dangerous agenda” of the former Vice President and held him accountable for the “47 years of his lies” in public life. During the first of the three …

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U.S. charges former Amazon manager and family members with insider trading

She passed on highly confidential information to her husband, who along with his father then traded it, reaping illicit profits of approximately $1.4 million. The Securities and Exchange Commission on Monday charged a former finance manager at Amazon.com, Inc. and two of her family members with insider trading in advance …

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TikTok gets reprieve in U.S. as judge halts download ban

Its request to suspend full ban from Nov. 12 gets rejected A U.S. federal judge on Sunday halted a politically charged ban ordered by the Donald Trump administration on downloads of the popular video app TikTok, hours before it was set to take effect. District Judge Carl Nichols issued a …

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