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Trump immigration policies have farming industry on edge

Trump immigration policies have farming industry on edge

NEW YORK: President Donald Trump's tough new immigration measures are sending shudders through the US farming industry, which largely employs a low-wage foreign workforce.

Trump revives controversial oil pipeline projects

Trump revives controversial oil pipeline projects

WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump on Tuesday (Jan 24) revived two oil pipeline projects blocked by his predecessor on environmental grounds, signalling his determination to undo Barack Obama's legacy.

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Trump to address joint session of US Congress on Feb 28

Trump to address joint session of US Congress on Feb 28

WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump will address a joint session of Congress late next month, accepting House Speaker Paul Ryan's traditional invitation to deliver the speech to lawmakers and the nation.

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Trump orders US withdrawal from trans-Pacific trade deal

Trump orders US withdrawal from trans-Pacific trade deal

WASHINGTON: President Donald Trump moved on Monday (Jan 23) to pull the United States out of the Trans-Pacific Partnership, making good on a pledge to scrap a deal he denounced as a "job killer" and a "rape" of US interests.

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Hungarians in mourning after horror coach crash

Hungarians in mourning after horror coach crash

BUDAPEST: Hungary was on Sunday (Jan 22) mourning 16 people killed when a coach carrying teenagers home from a skiing trip crashed in Italy.

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Trump vows to 'start renegotiating' NAFTA with Mexico, Canada

Trump vows to 'start renegotiating' NAFTA with Mexico, Canada

WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump pledged on Sunday (Jan 22) to begin renegotiating the North American Free Trade Agreement in upcoming talks with the leaders of Mexico and Canada.

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Trump to receive British PM May on Friday: White House

Trump to receive British PM May on Friday: White House

WASHINGTON: President Donald Trump will welcome British Prime Minister Theresa May on Friday in his first meeting with a foreign leader, the White House said on Saturday (Jan 21).

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Children saved in Italy avalanche hotel miracle

Children saved in Italy avalanche hotel miracle

PENNE, Italy: A woman and four children were pulled alive on Friday (Jan 20) from the ruins of an Italian hotel and five other survivors were located under the snow, two days after the building was buried under an avalanche.

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Donald Trump sworn in as 45th US president

Donald Trump sworn in as 45th US president

WASHINGTON: Donald Trump was sworn in as the 45th president of United States on Friday (Jan 20), issuing a staunchly nationalist vow to put "America first" in his opening address to a country - and a world - watching a page of history turn.

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Trump Treasury pick defends offshore investments, lending practices

Trump Treasury pick defends offshore investments, lending practices

WASHINGTON: President-elect Donald Trump's nominee to head the US Treasury on Thursday (Jan 19) fended off questions about previously undisclosed offshore investment firms and real-estate holdings, as well as his bank's foreclosure practices.

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Trump arrives in Washington on eve of historic inauguration

Trump arrives in Washington on eve of historic inauguration

WASHINGTON: Twenty-four hours before he takes the oath of office as the 45th US president, Donald Trump arrived in Washington on Thursday (Jan 19), determined to transform American politics over the next four years.

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Obama, Merkel say strong US-Germany ties 'essential' for world order

Obama, Merkel say strong US-Germany ties 'essential' for world order

WASHINGTON: Outgoing US President Barack Obama and German Chancellor Angela Merkel declared strong US-German ties vital for world order on Thursday (Jan 19), in an implicit rebuke of Donald Trump.

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New UN chief at Davos seeks allies in business

New UN chief at Davos seeks allies in business

DAVOS, Switzerland: UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres used his first address at the World Economic Forum in Davos on Thursday (Jan 19) to push for a new partnership with business to help fight climate change and reduce poverty.

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Fed's Yellen says 'nonpartisan' central bank close to goals

Fed's Yellen says 'nonpartisan' central bank close to goals

WASHINGTON: The US central bank is close to achieving its inflation and employment goals, but any policy moves will depend on how the economy evolves, Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said on Wednesday (Jan 18).

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Obama approval ratings high as he prepares to leave office

Obama approval ratings high as he prepares to leave office

WASHINGTON: Barack Obama leaves the White House Friday with his popularity nearly as high as it was when he took office eight years ago.

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Goldman Sachs, Citigroup earnings confirm Trump effect on banks

Goldman Sachs, Citigroup earnings confirm Trump effect on banks

NEW YORK: Goldman Sachs and Citigroup closed earnings season on a good note on Wednesday (Jan 18), as major US banks saw profits boosted by the election victory of Donald Trump, who promised to dismantle financial regulations.

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