White House: Ivanka Trump Not For World Bank Job…

The White House denies Ivanka Trump is under consideration for the job but her role in the selection process is controversial. President Donald Trump’s daughter, Ivanka, will help select a candidate to run the World Bank, a White House official has confirmed. In a statement, the White House said Treasury secretary Steven Mnuchin and White House chief…

US Behind Plot To Assassinate Me, Says Venezuela’s President…

President Maduro says US is trying to assassinate him. Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro lashed out Wednesday at what he said was a plot to assassinate him directed by the White House — and involving the right-wing governments of Colombia and Brazil. Maduro accused US National Security Advisor John Bolton of personally directing a plan to…

Trump Criticizes War Hero For Not Capturing Bin Laden Sooner…

President Donald Trump has ignited a firestorm of criticism and charges that he is politicizing the military by faulting a war hero for not capturing al-Qaida leader Osama bin Laden sooner. Trump took shots at retired Adm. William McRaven in a weekend Fox News interview in which he also asserted that the former Navy SEAL…

White House Bars CNN Reporter After Verbal Duel With Trump…

US President Donald Trump (R) gets into a heated exchange with CNN chief White House correspondent Jim Acosta (C) as NBC correspondent Peter Alexander (L) looks on during a post-election press conference in the East Room of the White House in Washington, DC on November 7, 2018.   The White House on Wednesday suspended the…

Potential explosives sent to White House, Hillary Clinton, Obama…

Federal authorities are investigating suspicious packages sent to the White House, former U.S. President Barack Obama and former Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, the U.S. Secret Service and official said on Wednesday. A suspicious package addressed to the White House was intercepted at an off-site facility, the source told the Media . The suspicious packages…

White House denies 'micromanaging' inquiry into high court pick…

Demonstrators protest against the appointment of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh as Christine Blasey Ford testifies on a extraordinary hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee at Capitol Hill in Washington DC, on September 27, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / Jose Luis Magana US President Donald Trump hit back Sunday at suggestions his administration is trying…

Rod Rosenstein, Mueller investigation overseer, to leave US Justice Dept…

Mr. Rosenstein had long been the target of Mr. Trump’s bitter grievance about what he calls a politically motivated witch hunt. New York Times Rod J. Rosenstein, the deputy attorney general, was considering resigning on Monday, days after private discussions were revealed in which he talked about invoking the 25th Amendment to remove President Trump from office…

Desecrating the sacred pact…

While opinion is coloured by the public disaffection for the Trump administration, the recent Op-Ed is an embodiment of the desecration of a sacred pact Ada Obaje The world is moving at the dizzying speed of a hurricane, and mercilessly pounding at revered values that were instituted to cement human relationships, whether at the private…

1993: Rabin and Arafat shake on peace deal…

The Prime Minister of Israel, Yitzhak Rabin, and the PLO leader, Yasser Arafat, on this day in September 1993 shook hands before cheering crowds on the White House lawn in Washington. The handshake, the first ever in public between the two former arch-enemies, marked the signing of a Declaration of Principles for peace between the…

US newspaper quotes Trump as calling Buhari ‘lifeless’…

US president telling aides he never wanted to meet someone so lifeless again, according to three people familiar with the matter,” Financial Times claimed. • We won’t respond to his comments – Presidency Chinelo Obogo and Ndubuisi Orji, Abuja The President of the United States, Donald Trump reportedly described President Muhammadu Buhari as ‘lifeless’, shortly…

Trump expresses sympathy for ex-manager…

President Donald Trump expressed sympathy for his former campaign manager, Paul Manafort, and said he would remain “uninvolved” after he attacked Attorney General Jeff Sessions and the U.S. Justice Department in an interview broadcast on Thursday. Visit the newspaper for these and other news