Preet Bharara may be acclaimed for his pursuit of political corruption, but he was much less aggressive when it came to confronting Wall Street’s misdeeds.
Unlike the US or French presidential elections, there will be no outright Dutch winner, with up to 15 parties having a realistic chance of winning a seat in parliament.
The White House said Trump took into account “large scale depreciation for construction,” and that he had a responsibility “to pay no more tax than legally required.”
The proposal would end the Obamacare expansion of the Medicaid insurance programme for the poor and would replace Obamacare’s income-based subsidies with fixed tax credits for the purchase of private insurance.
The Trump administration says its January 29 raid in Yemen was a huge success. But eyewitness accounts contradict the White House’s version of events.
The Indian-American attorney’s exit comes a day after the Trump administration asked 46 attorneys, all appointed by former President Obama, to resign.
The Republican Bill would replace Obamacare’s income-based subsidies with a system of fixed tax credits to help people buy private insurance on the open market.
Foreign ministers and other officials from 25 Caribbean countries met in Havana on Friday to discuss a joint response in the face of Trump administration threats to migrants and trade.
Palestinian officials indicated Abbas would emphasise his concern about Israeli settlement-building on occupied land and the need for a two-state solution to the conflict.
Several hundred asylum seekers, mainly from Africa but also the Middle East, have entered Canada and claimed that they were in the US legally.
A US district judge barred the enforcement of the policy to deny US entry to the wife and child of a Syrian refugee already granted asylum in the country.
The state department said it would be the first meeting of the full coalition since December 2014, shortly after it was founded.
Discourse on internet forums throws up allegations of “reverse discrimination” even as hate crimes against Indians rise in the US.
Caught between the bullying Donald Trump, an indifferent Europe and the suspect Chinese, Latin America is looking more seriously at India, attracted by its huge and growing market, and its vibrant and diverse democracy.
A round-up of what’s happening in the worlds of gender and sexuality.
Proponents say it would provide US commanders on the ground greater flexibility to respond to unforeseen challenges on the battlefield.
Under US law, presidents cannot direct wiretapping. The federal government can ask a court to authorise the action, but it must provide a justification.
A White House official said Trump and Pence were “open to constructive improvements that maintain the core principles and get the Bill over the goal.”
The UN has warned that the present drought in Somalia could be a repeat of the 2011 famine that killed around 260,000 people.
In small and large events in the US and across the world, women went on strike demanding equality this International Women’s Day.
Gunmen dressed as medics stormed the hospital, battling security forces for hours, in an attack claimed by ISIS.
Francois Fillon’s presidential campaign seems to be back on track but the reluctance of allies shows the difficulties in rallying his camp behind him.
Hawaii said it will ask a federal court for an emergency halt to Trump’s new executive order restricting travel from six Muslim-majority countries
Republican senator Mike Lee called the new plan “exactly the type of back-room dealing and rushed process that we criticised Democrats for.”
Senior officials say all options ranging from tighter sanctions to pre-emptive air strikes against North Korea will be discussed.
As Trump’s travel ban hangs in limbo, what does it mean for science?
Modi, under pressure to create millions of jobs, wants steel to contribute heavily to the government’s target of raising the share of manufacturing in the economy to 25% by 2022
The announcement came as North Korean state media said leader Kim Jong Un had personally supervised Monday’s missile launches by an army unit that is positioned to strike US bases in Japan.
Trump’s initial order caused chaos at airports and was hit with more than two dozen lawsuits, many that claimed it discriminated against Muslims.
US shares of Infosys Ltd fell 1.2% and Wipro Ltd edged down 0.2% after the US Citizenship and Immigration Services said it would suspend “premium processing” of the visas for up to six months.
Under Donald Trump, who used his campaign for hateful indoctrination, it is important for different racial and religious minorities in the US to come together.
US President Donald Trump accused former president Barack Obama of wiretapping in a series of early morning tweets just weeks into his administration and amid rising scrutiny of his campaign’s ties to Russia.
Muslim students visiting an Oklahoma lawmaker’s office in the state capitol were required to fill out a form that asked if they beat their wives and other questions that offended them, an Islamic advocacy group said.
In his first critical remarks directed at Trump since he took office, Castro termed his trade policies “egotistical” and his plan to build a wall along the Mexican border “irrational.”
Mexico opened legal aid centres at its 50 consulates across the US on Saturday to defend its citizens, the Mexican government said, amid worries of a crackdown on illegal immigration under US President Donald Trump.
Calls for civil resistance against the rise of right-wing populism have emerged. But political activism is more than taking to the streets.
Clinton’s use of a private email server during her time in government became a major point of criticism during her 2016 presidential run against President Donald Trump.
Pentagon spokesman Captain Jeff Davis said that the US had carried out more than 30 strikes over the past two days in Shabwah, Abyan and Al Bayda provinces.
The policy shift would allow the US government to keep parents in custody while they contest deportation or wait for asylum hearings.
In Africa, the idea of a post-truth era – which by implication fundamentally presupposes the existence of an era in which ‘truth’ was self-evident – is folly.