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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said that the company has decided to ban US president Trump from using the social media platfrom.(REUTERS)

Trump faces Facebook ban. Read CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s full statement here

By hindustantimes.com | Posted by Shankhyaneel Sarkar
UPDATED ON JAN 08, 2021 12:36 AM IST
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg on Thursday released a statement saying that it is a matter of huge risk to allow the US president to use the social media platform.
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U.S. President Donald Trump at the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, DC.(REUTERS/FILE)
U.S. President Donald Trump at the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, DC.(REUTERS/FILE)

Donald Trump ends days of drama, signs pandemic relief bill into law

By Yashwant Raj | Hindustan Times, Washington, DC
PUBLISHED ON DEC 28, 2020 08:35 PM IST
The US president reversed his stance as inexplicably as he had announced his objections to the bill’s terms earlier last week
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A saleswoman displays a gold necklace inside a jewellery showroom in Kolkata.(Reuters File Photo)
A saleswoman displays a gold necklace inside a jewellery showroom in Kolkata.(Reuters File Photo)

Gold falls as Joe Biden transition, vaccine hopes erode appeal

By Reuters | Posted by Kanishka Sarkar
PUBLISHED ON NOV 25, 2020 01:58 PM IST
Global equities scaled a record peak, bolstered by US President Donald Trump’s go-ahead for Biden to start receiving daily intelligence briefings and an accelerating Covid-19 vaccine race.
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The G20 has been largely missing in action through much of the pandemic. The inability to have physical interactions inhibited genuine diplomatic outreach(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
The G20 has been largely missing in action through much of the pandemic. The inability to have physical interactions inhibited genuine diplomatic outreach(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

Planning for a post-Covid world | HT Editorial

UPDATED ON NOV 23, 2020 07:21 PM IST
Ensuring the revival of cooperation over global financial architecture, supply chain stability and climate will be the task of future hosts, including India, which has moved its chairmanship to 2023.
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President Donald Trump plays golf at Trump National Golf Club in Sterling on November 21.(AP)
President Donald Trump plays golf at Trump National Golf Club in Sterling on November 21.(AP)

Trump skips G20 session on Covid-19 to play golf

By Yashwant Raj , edited by Vinod Janardhanan | Hindustan Times, Washington
UPDATED ON NOV 22, 2020 08:17 PM IST
Trump delivered his main speech virtually at around 8 am local time, according to the daily guidance issued by the White House of his schedule. Shortly after, he was tweeting about the election, and around 10 am, his motorcade was rolling for the Trump National Golf Club.
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Chris Krebs speaks to reporters in Arlington, Virginia, US.(REUTERS/ FILE)
Chris Krebs speaks to reporters in Arlington, Virginia, US.(REUTERS/ FILE)

Donald Trump fires his top election security official

By Yashwant Raj | Hindustan Times, Washington, DC
UPDATED ON NOV 18, 2020 11:30 PM IST
The outgoing US president has refused to accept the election outcome, continues to falsely claim he has won, and has barred his administration from cooperating with the transition team of Biden
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An election official wearing a protective mask counts absentee ballots for the 2020 Presidential election at State Farm Arena in Atlanta, Georgia, US.(Bloomberg)
An election official wearing a protective mask counts absentee ballots for the 2020 Presidential election at State Farm Arena in Atlanta, Georgia, US.(Bloomberg)

Trump campaign team sues Georgia’s Chatham County Board of Elections over ballot sorting

By Reuters | Posted by Shankhyaneel Sarkar | Atlanta
UPDATED ON NOV 05, 2020 08:26 AM IST
The campaign said it filed the suit after receiving information that late-arriving ballots in the county, which includes Savannah, were improperly mingled with valid ballots.
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Former US president Barack Obama waves while wearing a "Vote" mask as he campaigns on behalf of Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on October 21.(REUTERS)
Former US president Barack Obama waves while wearing a "Vote" mask as he campaigns on behalf of Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on October 21.(REUTERS)

Barack Obama hits campaign trail, slams US President Donald Trump

By Yashwant Raj | Hindustan Times, Washington, DC
PUBLISHED ON OCT 22, 2020 10:53 AM IST
During a rally in Philadelphia, the former US president slammed Trump for his handling of the Covid-19 pandemic, his secret bank account in China, his tweeting, and for “making things up”
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Donald Trump alleged that Biden works for China and his family is a criminal enterprise. In Picture - Trump speaks during a campaign rally in Muskegon, Michigan.(AFP)
Donald Trump alleged that Biden works for China and his family is a criminal enterprise. In Picture - Trump speaks during a campaign rally in Muskegon, Michigan.(AFP)

US was coming together before ‘China Virus’: Trump

By Asian News International | Posted by Srivatsan K C | Muskegon (Michigan)
UPDATED ON OCT 18, 2020 12:52 PM IST
Trump also went on to label Biden as a corrupt politician adding that the Biden family is a criminal enterprise.
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Bussa Krishna was nicknamed Trump Krishna by villagers because of his craze for the US President.(HT PHOTO)
Bussa Krishna was nicknamed Trump Krishna by villagers because of his craze for the US President.(HT PHOTO)

Telangana man who built Donald Trump’s statue and worshipped him dies of heart attack

By Srinivasa Rao Apparasu | Hindustan Times, Hyderaad
PUBLISHED ON OCT 12, 2020 01:14 PM IST
Last year, Bussa Krishna built a six-foot statue of Donald Trump in front of his house and conducted pujas and bathed it with milk.
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North Korean leader Kim Jong Un salutes as he attends a parade to mark the 75th anniversary of the founding of the ruling Workers' Party of Korea.(via REUTERS)
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un salutes as he attends a parade to mark the 75th anniversary of the founding of the ruling Workers' Party of Korea.(via REUTERS)

Kim Jong Un shows off military might but refrains from threatening US

By Reuters | Posted by Shankhyaneel Sarkar | Seoul
UPDATED ON OCT 11, 2020 03:23 PM IST
Kim is walking a fine line, seeking to increase pressure on the United States to ease sanctions while not destroying rapport with US President Donald Trump or Pyongyang’s partners in China.
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The Twitter App loads on an iPhone in this illustration photograph taken in Los Angeles, California, US.(REUTERS)
The Twitter App loads on an iPhone in this illustration photograph taken in Los Angeles, California, US.(REUTERS)

More restrictions, warnings to be imposed on misleading tweets: Twitter

By Reuters | Posted by Shankhyaneel Sarkar | Washington
UPDATED ON OCT 10, 2020 09:45 AM IST
Twitter said in a blog post that, from next week, users will get a prompt pointing them to credible information before they can retweet content that has been labeled as misleading.
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US President Donald Trump holds his mask after removing it from his face as he stands on the Blue Room Balcony upon returning to the White House in Washington from the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Md. He announced he tested positive for the coronavirus on October 2.(AP photo)
US President Donald Trump holds his mask after removing it from his face as he stands on the Blue Room Balcony upon returning to the White House in Washington from the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Md. He announced he tested positive for the coronavirus on October 2.(AP photo)

Donald Trump says he’s ready for rallies but details slim on health

By Associated Press | Posted by Prashasti Singh | Washington
UPDATED ON OCT 09, 2020 06:35 AM IST
The president has not been seen in public — other than in White House-produced videos — since his Monday return from the military hospital where he received experimental treatments for the virus.
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US President Donald Trump salutes as he poses on the Truman Balcony of the White House in Washington, DC after returning from the Walter Reed Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland.(REUTERS)
US President Donald Trump salutes as he poses on the Truman Balcony of the White House in Washington, DC after returning from the Walter Reed Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland.(REUTERS)

‘Don’t be afraid,’ US President Donald Trump tells Americans upon return to White House

By Yashwant Raj | Hindustan Times, Washington, DC
PUBLISHED ON OCT 06, 2020 10:33 AM IST
The US president gave thumbs-up to reporters as he left the Walter Reed Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland. At the White House, a 10-minute helicopter ride later, he took off his mask and posed for cameras from one of the stately balconies
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Donald Trump is “not yet out of the woods” from the coronavirus, his physician said(REUTERS)
Donald Trump is “not yet out of the woods” from the coronavirus, his physician said(REUTERS)

Donald Trump ‘not yet out of the woods,’ doctor says, but is ‘cautiously optimistic’

By Agence France-Presse| Posted by Susmita Pakrasi | Washington
PUBLISHED ON OCT 04, 2020 08:10 AM IST
“President Trump continues to do well, having made substantial progress since diagnosis,” Sean Conley said in a statement.
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Marine One lifts off from the White House to take US President Donald Trump to the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda on Friday.(AP)
Marine One lifts off from the White House to take US President Donald Trump to the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda on Friday.(AP)

Confusion, uncertainty as US President Donald Trump undergoes Covid-19 treatment in hospital

By Yashwant Raj | Hindustan Times, Washington, DC
UPDATED ON OCT 04, 2020 09:18 AM IST
According to multiple reports, the US president had been administered supplemental oxygen on Friday at the White House as his oxygen levels had dropped, which had prompted the decision to rush him to the Walter Reed Military Medical Center in Bethesda
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US President Donald Trump is being treated with an antiviral drug at a US military hospital(@realDonaldTrump)
US President Donald Trump is being treated with an antiviral drug at a US military hospital(@realDonaldTrump)

Donald Trump being treated with antiviral drug

By Bloomberg | Posted by Prashasti Singh | Washington
UPDATED ON OCT 03, 2020 03:42 PM IST
Donald Trump said early Friday that he had tested positive along with his wife and one of his closest aides.
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US President Donald Trump arrives at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center by helicopter after testing positive for the coronavirus disease, in Bethesda, Maryland.(REUTERS)
US President Donald Trump arrives at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center by helicopter after testing positive for the coronavirus disease, in Bethesda, Maryland.(REUTERS)

US President Donald Trump moved to Walter Reed military hospital for Covid-19 treatment

By Yashwant Raj | Hindustan Times, Washington, DC
UPDATED ON OCT 03, 2020 10:19 AM IST
Donald Trump waved to reporters as he walked to the helicopter waiting at the White House to fly him to Walter Reed, a short distance from Washington, DC. He didn’t answer questions from journalists. He wore a mask
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US President Donald Trump.(@realDonaldTrump)
US President Donald Trump.(@realDonaldTrump)

‘Going well I, I think!’: Trump tweets after being given experimental Covid-19 drug treatment

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Shivani Kumar | Hindustan Times, Nrew Delhi
UPDATED ON OCT 03, 2020 10:02 AM IST
Trump was given the experimental antibody drug by Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc, which has been described as one of the most promising approaches to preventing serious illness from a Covid-19 infection.
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US President Donald Trump walks with first lady Melania Trump at Cleveland Hopkins International Airport in Cleveland, Ohio, on September 29.(REUTERS FILE)
US President Donald Trump walks with first lady Melania Trump at Cleveland Hopkins International Airport in Cleveland, Ohio, on September 29.(REUTERS FILE)

US Prez Trump, Melania test positive for Covid-19; could hit his presidential campaign

By Yashwant Raj | Hindustan Times, Washington
UPDATED ON OCT 03, 2020 05:51 AM IST
“We will begin our quarantine and recovery process immediately. We will get through this TOGETHER!”, Trump tweeted
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According to a report by The Hill, the Abbott tests, which are cheaper and faster than lab tests, return results in about 15 minutes(REUTERS)
According to a report by The Hill, the Abbott tests, which are cheaper and faster than lab tests, return results in about 15 minutes(REUTERS)

Covid-19: States to get 150 million tests to re-open economies, schools, says Trump

By Asian News International| Posted by Susmita Pakrasi | Washington
PUBLISHED ON SEP 29, 2020 05:35 AM IST
Donald Trump also said that 100 million will support efforts to “reopen economies as quickly as possible, including testing for high-risk communities and educators”.
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A US flag flies at half-staff during a vigil for Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg outside the Supreme Court in Washington, DC, on Sept. 19.(Bloomberg)
A US flag flies at half-staff during a vigil for Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg outside the Supreme Court in Washington, DC, on Sept. 19.(Bloomberg)

Indian-American Amul Thapar in the race to replace Ruth Bader Ginsburg

By Yashwant Raj | Hindustan Times, Washington, DC
UPDATED ON SEP 20, 2020 08:45 AM IST
Thapar has been on the shortlist for a while and had made it to the list of names as a possible candidate to succeed Justice Stephen Kennedy, who retired in 2018. He lost that race to Brett Kavanaugh
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Relations between Washington and Tehran have been tense since the Iranian revolution, and have spiralled since Trump unilaterally pulled out of a landmark international nuclear deal with Iran in May 2018.(AP)
Relations between Washington and Tehran have been tense since the Iranian revolution, and have spiralled since Trump unilaterally pulled out of a landmark international nuclear deal with Iran in May 2018.(AP)

Donald Trump vows ‘1,000 times greater’ response to any Iran attack

By Agence France-Presse| Posted by Susmita Pakrasi | Washington
UPDATED ON SEP 15, 2020 10:14 AM IST
A US media report, quoting unnamed officials, said that an alleged Iranian plot to assassinate the US ambassador to South Africa was planned before the presidential election in November.
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US President Donald Trump speaks during a briefing on wildfires with local and federal fire and emergency officials at Sacramento McClellan Airport in McClellan Park, California on September 14.(AFP)
US President Donald Trump speaks during a briefing on wildfires with local and federal fire and emergency officials at Sacramento McClellan Airport in McClellan Park, California on September 14.(AFP)

California wildfires: Donald Trump questions climate crisis, Joe Biden calls him ‘climate arsonist’

By Yashwant Raj | Hindustan Times, Washington, DC
PUBLISHED ON SEP 15, 2020 09:22 AM IST
As US President Donald Trump visited California, one of 10 states where wildfires have burnt down nearly 5 million acres of land and killed dozens of people, local officials argued climate change should be accepted as having played a role in the fires
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When asked if China is bullying India, he said that he hoped it is not the case but noted that China is “certainly going at it”.(REUTERS)
When asked if China is bullying India, he said that he hoped it is not the case but noted that China is “certainly going at it”.(REUTERS)

Very nasty situation along India-China border: Trump

By Press Trust of India| Posted by Susmita Pakrasi | Washington
UPDATED ON SEP 05, 2020 09:40 AM IST
Trump reiterated that he is talking to both India and China about the situation. “And we stand ready to help with respect to China and India. If we can do anything, we would love to get involved and help. And we are talking to both countries about that,” he said.
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Donald Trump said on Tuesday that Oracle Corp <ORCL.N> is a good company and could take over popular Chinese-owned social media app TikTok in the United States(REUTERS)
Donald Trump said on Tuesday that Oracle Corp is a good company and could take over popular Chinese-owned social media app TikTok in the United States(REUTERS)

Donald Trump says Oracle, a good company, could take over TikTok in the US

By Reuters | Washington
PUBLISHED ON AUG 19, 2020 09:56 AM IST
The remarks came after Oracle joined some of the investors of TikTok’s Chinese owner, ByteDance, in pursuing a bid for the short-video app’s operations in North America, Australia and New Zealand, Reuters reported.
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Donald Trump “has sought to fuel racism and tear our nation apart,” Biden spokesman Andrew Bates said in a statement.(REUTERS)
Donald Trump “has sought to fuel racism and tear our nation apart,” Biden spokesman Andrew Bates said in a statement.(REUTERS)

I have more Indians than she has: Donald Trump

By Agencies | Hindustan Times, Washington
UPDATED ON AUG 16, 2020 02:39 AM IST
Donald Trump took a sharp aim at Harris as being hostile towards police, suggesting that she and Biden were at the centre of “a left-wing war on cops”.
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The police, in the FIR, had also named former JNU student Umar Khalid. However, he has not been arrested till now and Khalid has denied all charges.(Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)
The police, in the FIR, had also named former JNU student Umar Khalid. However, he has not been arrested till now and Khalid has denied all charges.(Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)

Delhi riots: Special cell gets time till Sept 17 to file conspiracy charge sheet

By Richa Banka | Hindustan Times, New Delhi, New Delhi
UPDATED ON AUG 14, 2020 10:23 PM IST
Some of them are Ishrat Jahan, Khalid Saifi, Safoora Zargar, Gufisha Fatima, Meeran Haider, Natasha Narwal, Devangana Kalita, Asif Iqbal Tanha, Shafa ur Rehman and Tahir Hussain who have been arrested under the Unlawful Activity Prevention Act (UAPA) and are currently lodged in jail.
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The UAE and Israel will sign an agreement at the White House some time in the future, President Trump told reporters.(REUTERS)
The UAE and Israel will sign an agreement at the White House some time in the future, President Trump told reporters.(REUTERS)

In US-brokered deal, UAE and Israel to normalise ties

By HT Correspondent and Agencies | Hindustan Times, Washington/Jerusalem/Dubai
PUBLISHED ON AUG 14, 2020 01:19 AM IST
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said the deal represented a “historic day” for Israel, and ushered in a “new era” in its relations with the Arab world.
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There is no blanket ban on Chinese imports, provided Beijing follows rules, does not engage in dumping to hurt Indian industries, and does not pose a threat to India’s national security.(Bloomberg)
There is no blanket ban on Chinese imports, provided Beijing follows rules, does not engage in dumping to hurt Indian industries, and does not pose a threat to India’s national security.(Bloomberg)

Ban on China imports: Possible spike in dumping a concern

By Rajeev Jayaswal | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON AUG 11, 2020 02:18 AM IST
An investigation has already confirmed dumping of Chinese polyethylene terephthalate (PET), a raw material to manufacture bottles for packaging of food and beverages, after the US, Canada, Brazil and Argentina restricted its imports from China.
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