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Trump fumes about supposedly ‘fake’ polls giving him a dismal approval rating

President Trump continues to rant about a pair of new polls that show he is approaching his 100th day in office with the lowest approval rating of any president in more than 70 years. “The two fake news polls released yesterday, ABC & NBC, while containing some very positive info, were totally wrong in General E. Watch!” […]

Washington: Young immigrants brought to the US as children and now in the country illegally can “rest easy,” President Donald Trump says, telling the “dreamers” they will not be targets for deportation under his immigration policies. US President Donald Trump is going to complete 100 days in office on April 29.(Reuters) Trump, in an interview […]

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London: Britain’s Theresa May appeared on course to win a crushing election victory in June after opinion polls put support for her ruling Conservative party at around 50%, double that of the opposition Labour party. Britain’s Prime Minster Theresa May delivers a stump speech at Netherton Conservative Club during the Conservative Party’s election campaign, in […]

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Paris: France goes to the polls on Sunday for the first round of a bitterly fought presidential election, crucial to the future of Europe and a closely-watched test of voters’ anger with the political establishment. A man looks at campaign posters of the 11th candidates who run in the 2017 French presidential election in Enghien-les-Bains, […]

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New Delhi: Pakistan’s Inter-Services Intelligence agency has been sheltering al-Qaeda chief Ayman al-Zawahiri in the port city of Karachi after he survived a drone strike in a remote area near the Afghan border last year, according to a media report. File photo of al-Qaeda chief Ayman al-Zawahiri taken from a video released on September 12, […]

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Mazar-i-Sharif, Afghanistan: As many 140 Afghan soldiers were killed on Friday by Taliban attackers apparently disguised in military uniforms in what would be the deadliest attack ever on an Afghan military base, officials said. Afghan National Army (ANA) troops keep watch near the site of an ongoing attack on an army headquarters in Mazar-i-Sharif, northern […]

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Caracas, Venezuela: At least 12 people were killed overnight following looting and violence in Venezuela’s capital amid a spiraling political crisis, authorities said Friday. Most of the deaths took place in El Valle, a working class neighborhood near Caracas’ biggest military base where opposition leaders say 13 people were hit with an electrical current while […]

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AFP, Ixtapa (Mexico): A Dutch sailing boat offering abortions, often in defiance of some country’s laws, arrived in international waters off Mexico on Friday, the organisation crewing it said. The ‘Women on Waves’ vessel.(Twitter) The ‘Women on Waves’ vessel was expelled from near Guatemala in February without carrying out a single pregnancy termination. It had […]

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Reuters, Washington: In February, US President Donald Trump promised to release a “phenomenal” tax plan within a few weeks, without offering details. But none emerged.(Reuters) President Donald Trump on Friday promised a big announcement about tax reform next week and ordered an administration review of Obama-era tax rules written to discourage US companies from relocating […]

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AFP, Moscow: U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson attends a news conference with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov following their talks in Moscow, Russia, April 12, 2017. REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin(REUTERS) Russian foreign minister Sergei Lavrov voiced “regret” in a phone call with his US counterpart at Washington’s opposition to a Moscow-backed plan to investigate an alleged […]

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