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US geopolitical support to India needs more economic content

New Delhi, Oct 23

America's recent support to India in a move to maintain balance in geopolitics, should have more economic content to ensure a sustained and positive policy architecture in the Asia Pacific region, the Indo-American Chamber of Commerce (IACC) said on Monday.

Trump pledges $430,000 for aides' legal costs over Russia probes

Washington, Oct 22

US President Donald Trump plans to spend at least $430,000 of his personal funds to help cover the legal costs incurred by his aides related to the ongoing investigations of Russian meddling in the 2016 election, a White House official said.

Trump plans to release classified JFK documents

Washington, Oct 22

US President Donald Trump has said that he intends to allow the release of classified government documents about the assassination of President John F. Kennedy "subject to the receipt of further information".

5 US ex-Presidents to attend Texas hurricane relief concert

Austin (Texas), Oct 21

Five former US Presidents will be attending a concert on Saturday night in a Texas college town, to raise money for relief efforts after devastation by a hurricane in Texas, Florida, Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands, a media report said.

George W. Bush's presidency most destructive ever: Steve Bannon

Los Angeles, Oct 21

Former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon has continued with his attacks on the Republican elite, particularly lashing against George W. Bush saying that his presidency was the "most destructive ever".

UN has not capitalized on its great potential: Trump

Washington, Oct 21

The United States President said during a meeting here on Friday with the UN Secretary-General that that global body had not fulfilled its enormous potential but was beginning to do so.

Obama, Bush decry deep US divisions in Trump era

Washington, Oct 20

Former US Presidents Barack Obama and George W. Bush have voiced concern about the current political climate in the US, urging Americans to reject the politics of "division" and "prejudice" in comments seen as a veiled rebuke of Donald Trump's leadership.

Obama decries 'politics of fear' on return to campaign trail

Washington, Oct 20

Former US President Barack Obama has returned to the campaign trail for the first time since leaving the White House, urging Americans to reject the politics of "division" and "fear" seen as a veiled rebuke of Donald Trump's leadership.

US Senate passes $4tn budget blueprint

Washington, Oct 20

The US Senate has approved a multi-trillion dollar budget that President Donald Trump has called a "first step towards massive tax cuts".

UN chief to meet Trump to discuss UN reform

United Nation, Oct 20

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres will travel to Washington and meet US President Donald Trump at the White House on Friday, a UN spokesman announced.

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    October 18, 2017

    WASHINGTON, Oct. 17, 2017 - U.S. President Donald Trump (R) addresses a joint press conference with visiting Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras at the White House in Washington D.C., the United States, on Oct. 17, 2017. U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday his administration had informed Congress of a potential arms sale to update Greece's F-16 fleet.

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    WASHINGTON, Oct. 12, 2017 - U.S. President Donald Trump (R) shakes hands with Kirstjen Nielsen during her nomination announcement at the White House in Washington D.C., the United States, on Oct. 12, 2017. Trump on Wednesday nominated Kirstjen Nielsen, an aide to White House Chief of Staff John Kelly, to be Secretary of Homeland Security.