World News | Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday May 20, 2015
US President Barack Obama broke a Guinness record by becoming the fastest person to garner one million followers on Twitter, a feat he accomplished in less than five hours with his new account @POTUS, Efe news agency reported.
World News | Edited by Shyam Balasubramanian | Tuesday May 19, 2015
Within hours of President Barack Obama debuting on Twitter, he'd racked up tens of thousands of followers -and a cheeky exchange with a former inhabitant of the white House, Bill Clinton.
World News | Michael D Shear, The New York Times | Tuesday May 19, 2015
The profile is matter-of-fact: "Dad, husband and 44th President of the United States." But the first message brimmed with enthusiasm: "Hello, Twitter! It's Barack. Really!"
World News | Agence France-Presse | Friday May 15, 2015
The US Congress overwhelmingly passed legislation Thursday assuring lawmakers have the right to review, and perhaps reject, any nuclear deal that President Barack Obama reaches with Iran.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Friday May 8, 2015
Hillary Clinton's actions while America's top diplomat were not influenced by foreign donations or her husband Bill Clinton's paid speeches, the US State Department said on Thursday, which said it has no plan to investigate the matter.
World News | Reuters | Friday May 8, 2015
The US Senate voted overwhelmingly on Thursday to pass a bill giving Congress the right to review, and potentially reject, an international nuclear agreement with Iran.
World News | Reuters | Wednesday April 29, 2015
The US Senate rejected an effort on Tuesday to require any nuclear agreement with Iran to be considered an international treaty, which would have forced any deal to be ratified by two-thirds of the Senate's 100 members.
World News | Jo Becker and Mike Mcintire, The New York Times | Thursday April 23, 2015
The headline in Pravda trumpeted President Vladimir Putin's latest coup, its nationalistic fervor recalling an era when the newspaper served as the official mouthpiece of the Kremlin: "Russian Nuclear Energy Conquers the World."
World News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday April 23, 2015
Hillary Clinton and Marco Rubio are early frontrunners to become the next president of the United States, according to a well-regarded poll released Thursday.
World News | Reuters | Saturday April 18, 2015
US President Barack Obama said on Friday a bill allowing Congress to review a deal concerning Iran's nuclear program was a "reasonable compromise" he planned to sign, and he expressed confidence it would not derail talks with Tehran.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Sunday April 12, 2015
Hillary Clinton would make a fine US president, Barack Obama told reporters Saturday, on the eve of the expected launch of her candidacy for the Democratic Party's nod in 2016.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday April 7, 2015
Republican US Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell on Monday criticized the landmark deal on Iran's nuclear program, confirming that lawmakers opposed to the pact planned a formal response to the agreement.
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday March 16, 2015
Noting that Indo-US ties are in a "transition mode", Foreign Secretary S Jaishankar today said there is a "conceptual problem" that has to be overcome as he emphasized the need to move away from the post-World War II political order.
World News | Reuters | Wednesday March 4, 2015
Democrats scrambled on Tuesday to contain the fallout for Hillary Clinton after allegations surfaced that she inappropriately used her personal email for work while secretary of state.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday February 25, 2015
US President Barack Obama issued the most significant veto of his six-year presidency on Tuesday, blocking legislation allowing the Keystone XL oil pipeline to be built between Canada and the United States.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Saturday February 14, 2015
US House Speaker John Boehner signed the bill today approving the Keystone XL pipeline between Canada and the United States, sending it to President Barack Obama who has vowed a veto.
Opinion | Swapan Dasgupta | Friday January 30, 2015
The remarks, like pin-striped suit, are contrived brawls, writes Swapan Dasgupta.
World News | Associated Press | Wednesday January 28, 2015
The top Democrat on the House intelligence panel introduced a bill Wednesday to authorize President Barack Obama's war against Islamic State militants, saying Congress should not wait to see if the White House sends over its blueprint of what it shou...
World News | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday January 27, 2015
US Senate Democrats blocked immediate consideration of a Republican-favored bill Monday that would permit the construction of the Keystone XL oil pipeline between the United States and Canada.
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday January 25, 2015
Barack Obama may be the first US President to attend the Republic Day parade but he is not the first American leader to be invited for this event, according to a former Indian diplomat.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Monday January 19, 2015
Supporters of Iran sanctions in the US Senate have unveiled a toned-down bill aimed at gaining enough votes to override a presidential veto.
World News | Associated Press | Friday January 16, 2015
Viewership for the annual State of the Union address is falling with 20 million fewer people watching US President Barack Obama's speech last year compared to Bill Clinton's address at the same point in his presidency.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday January 15, 2015
The US House on Wednesday defied President Barack Obama by adopting Republican measures blocking his controversial immigration reform efforts, but the bill is unlikely to survive in its current form.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday December 23, 2014
New York's police commissioner sought on Monday to ease a damaging rift between Mayor Bill de Blasio and the largest police force in the United States in the wake of the murder of two officers.