U.S. NSA Jake Sullivan postpones visit to India again

U.S. NSA Jake Sullivan postpones visit to India again

(from left) U.S. National Security Adviser Jake Sullivan with National Security Adviser Ajit Doval. | Photo Credit: ANI The U.S. National Security Advisor (NSA) Jake Sullivan postponed his visit to India again on April 16. Mr. Sullivan was due to visit Delhi in February for an annual meeting of the Initiative on Critical and Emerging … Read more

Joe Biden expects Iran attack on Israel soon but says, ‘will not succeed’

Joe Biden expects Iran attack on Israel soon but says, ‘will not succeed’

US President Joe Biden on Friday said he expected Iran to attack Israel “sooner, rather than later,” and warned Tehran not to proceed. Asked by reporters about his message to Iran, Biden said simply, “Don’t,” and he underscored Washington’s commitment to defend Israel. “We are devoted to the defense of Israel. We will support Israel. … Read more

Appeals court rejects Donald Trump’s latest attempt to delay April 15 hush money criminal trial

Appeals court rejects Donald Trump’s latest attempt to delay April 15 hush money criminal trial

A New York appeals court judge Tuesday rejected former President Donald Trump‘s latest bid to delay his hush money criminal trial while he fights a gag order, clearing the way for jury selection to begin next week. Justice Cynthia Kern’s ruling is yet another loss for Trump, who has tried repeatedly to get the trial … Read more

Trump declines to endorse a national abortion ban and says it should be left to the states

Trump declines to endorse a national abortion ban and says it should be left to the states

Former President Donald Trump says he believes abortion should be left to the states in a video released on Monday outlining his position after months of mixed messages and speculation. “Many people have asked me what my position is on abortion and abortion rights,” Trump said in the video posted on his Truth Social site. … Read more

US’s ultimatum to Israel: ‘Immediate’ Gaza ceasefire, ‘no delay’ in hostage deal

US’s ultimatum to Israel: ‘Immediate’ Gaza ceasefire, ‘no delay’ in hostage deal

US President Joe Biden effectively gave Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu an ultimatum for an “immediate” ceasefire in the Israel-Hamas war in Gaza and reach a hostage deal “without delay”, in what was Washington’s strongest response to its ally since the war broke out on October 7 last year. Israel has been facing international criticism … Read more

Biden threatens change in US policy if Netanyahu fails to protect Gaza civilians

Biden threatens change in US policy if Netanyahu fails to protect Gaza civilians

President Joe Biden threatened on Thursday to condition support for Israel‘s offensive in Gaza on it taking concrete steps to protect aid workers and civilians, seeking for the first time to leverage U.S. aid to influence Israeli military behavior. Biden’s warning, relayed in a call with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Thursday, followed a deadly … Read more

US Presidential elections 2024 | Biden, Trump win primaries in four more states

US Presidential elections 2024 | Biden, Trump win primaries in four more states

A voter fills out his ballot at a polling booth in Manhattan, New York on April 2, 2024. Rhode Island, Connecticut, New York and Wisconsin held their presidential primaries on Tuesday. | Photo Credit: Seth Wenig U.S. President Joe Biden and his Republican rival and predecessor Donald Trump have won their presidential primaries in four … Read more

US court keeps Texas border security law on hold in win for Biden

US court keeps Texas border security law on hold in win for Biden

A drone view shows a member of the Texas Army National Guard pointing towards migrants to return to Mexico as they stand along the U.S. side of the Rio Grande border. File | Photo Credit: Reuters A U.S. appeals court on March 27 kept on hold a Republican-backed Texas law that would let state authorities … Read more

U.S. Congress scrambles to pass $1.2 trillion spending bill ahead of shutdown deadline

U.S. Congress scrambles to pass $1.2 trillion spending bill ahead of shutdown deadline

A view of the U.S. Capitol dome, as Congress nears the deadline to extend funding or face a partial shutdown of the federal government. File | Photo Credit: Reuters The Republican-controlled U.S. House of Representatives and Democratic-majority Senate on March 22 will scramble to beat a midnight government shutdown deadline by passing a $1.2 trillion … Read more

Joe Biden says at DC roast that of 2 presidential candidates, 1 was mentally unfit. ‘The other’s me’

Joe Biden says at DC roast that of 2 presidential candidates, 1 was mentally unfit. ‘The other’s me’

The big news this week, President Joe Biden said at a weekend Washington roast, was that two candidates had clinched their party’s nomination for president. But one was too old, too mentally unfit for the job, he said. “The other’s me,” Biden quipped. The digs against Republican Donald Trump kept coming from the president at … Read more