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DonaldTrump3-012317.jpg President Donald Trump promised corporate executives he intends to slash taxes and regulations as part of an effort to bring manufacturing back to the U.S. In his first working day as president, Trump met with a number of business leaders on Monday, including Ford (F) president and CEO Mark Fields...

Marco-Rubio-012317.jpg Senator Marco Rubio, R-Fla., said he was troubled by Rex Tillerson's answers to important questions during his confirmation hearing but indicated Monday he will still support the former ExxonMobil (XOM) CEO's nomination as Secretary of State. In a post on Facebook, Rubio said he is concerned the U.S....

US President Donald Trump is set to begin his first full week in office focusing on jobs and national security. In an early Monday morning tweet, Trump indicated that it will be a busy week "planned with a heavy focus on jobs and national security." "Top executives coming in at 9:00 A.M. to talk...

Trump-Taxreturn-012317.jpg Donald Trump's strategist has made it clear that the President will not release his tax returns, despite a pressing demand from the public. Kellyanne Conway, Counselor to the US President, said in an interview Sunday: "The White House response is that he's not going to release his tax returns." "We...

A survey finds that 65 percent of Americans give priority to developing alternative energy sources, compared with 27 percent who would emphasize expanded production of fossil fuel sources. President Donald Trump is promising major changes on climate and energy policy, including efforts to increase...

A Government campaign has advised that bread, chips and potatoes, if cooked to brown color, will produce a possible carcinogen called acrylamide. Britain's Food Standards Agency (FSA), teaming up with Olympic gold medallist and mother of four, Denise Lewis, on Monday launched a campaign to 'Go for...

Donaldtrump1-012317.jpg US President Donald Trump has claimed that 31 million people watched his Inauguration, as per television ratings. It was 11 million more than "the very good ratings from 4 years ago," he said on Twitter Sunday. He criticized the mass protests at the Women's March on Washington, but later in the...

At least 39 passengers were killed and about 69 others were injured when Hirakhand Express, an overnight train from Jagdalpur to Bhubaneswar, derailed in India. The incident took place around 11:30 pm IST near Andhra Pradesh's Vizianagaram district when the engine and nine coaches of the Hirakand...

DonaldTrump5-012017.jpg After officially being sworn in as the 45th President of the United States, Donald Trump delivered an inaugural address focused on his plan to lead an administration that puts America first. Trump's remarks on the steps of the Capitol in rainy Washington, D.C. hewed closely to the themes of his presidential...

SenatorChuckSchumer-012017.jpg Republicans control both houses of Congress and the White House for the first time in a decade, but Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., has promised that Democratic lawmakers will continue to fight. In an interview of CNN's "New Day" on Friday, Schumer said Democrats are willing to work...

Thursday, on the eve of his last day in office, President Barack Obama granted commutation to 330 federal inmates convicted of drug crimes. The President has now granted commutation to a total of 1,715 individuals, including 568 people who had been sentenced to life in prison. The vast majority of...

Three more inmates of the US detention facility at Guantanamo Bay have been released and transferred to the government of the United Arab Emirates. This was the last batch of detainees released from the US Naval jail in Cuba before President Barack Obama leaves office. Department of Defense Thursday...

RepublicanPartyChief-RonnaMcDaniel-012017.jpg Thursday, the Republican National Committee (RNC) elected a new leadership team at the RNC Winter Meeting in Washington, D.C. Ronna McDaniel was elected chairwoman. She replaces Reince Priebus, whom President-elect Donald Trump appointed as his White House Chief of Staff. Bob Paduchik was selected...

TappanZee-work-012017.jpg As Donald Trump prepares to be sworn in as the nation's 45th president, the results of a new Gallup poll found that the vast majority of Americans think it is important for him to keep his campaign promise to enact major spending on infrastructure renewal.

Green Party's presidential candidate Jill Stein, who challenged Donald Trump's election victory, is to kick off a mass resistance movement against him with "Occupy Inauguration on the day Trump swears in as President, to send him a message that they reject his "illegitimate presidency." Jill Campaign...

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