International: US & Canada

Trump Executive Order: Us Judge Temporarily Halts Deportations

Sunday, January 29, 2017 A US judge has issued a temporary halt to the deportation of visa holders or refugees stranded at airports following President Trump 8217;s executive order. The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) filed a case in response to the order issued on Friday. The ACLU estimates that between 100 an ...

Obama Packs Out

Thursday, January 19, 2017 THEY line up near the Oval Office, down the hallway toward the Cabinet Room, with their spouses and young kids in tow. When it's their turn, the White House staffers enter for a few private moments with President Barack Obama, a photo and a farewell hug from the boss. There's a mass exodus und ...

Obama returns to Chicago to reflect on legacy

Tuesday, January 10, 2017 Washington (dpa/GNA) - US President Barack Obama will return to Chicago on Tuesday to deliver his farewell address, reflecting on his eight years in the White House and looking forward to how the country can deal with future challenges. Obama will deliver his final address to the American people ...

Trump's attorney general pick to face Senate grilling

Tuesday, January 10, 2017 Washington (dpa/GNA) - Donald Trump's choice for attorney general on Tuesday will become the first of his cabinet appointees to face a Senate confirmation hearing. The expected hours-long grilling of Jeff Sessions, a conservative senator from Alabama and long-time Trump loyalist, will include tou ...
Hillary Clinton

Clinton: I Wanted To Curl Up After Defeat

Thursday, November 17, 2016 Hillary Clinton has laid bare her disappointment at her election defeat to Donald Trump in her first public appearance since she lost a week ago. The Democratic candidate said in a speech in Washington DC that she had never wanted to leave the house again. She told a children's charity that th ...

US election 2016: The Trump-Brexit voter revolt

Friday, November 11, 2016 US voters have delivered a blow to the political establishment by electing outsider Donald Trump to the presidency, much like UK voters did earlier this year when they opted to leave the EU. But just how close are the parallels between Tuesday 39;s result and June 39;s referendum? Were the vote ...
President-Elect Donald Trump

Trump Drowns Hillary

Thursday, November 10, 2016 Ghana and the rest of the world woke up to a Donald Trump win in the American polls, a development which shocked most Ghanaians as it did others across the globe. The US president-elect proved bookmakers wrong when he emerged winner in a very acrimonious election that has seen the most powerful c ...
President Barrack Obam and Donald Trump

Obama Congratulates Trump

Wednesday, November 9, 2016 President Barack Obama has congratulated President-elect Donald Trump, winner of the US presidential election. He spoke to Trump on phone Wednesday morning to congratulate him on his victory, the White House said in a statement. Obama also invited Trump to meet with him at the White House on T ...
Donald Trump wins the US elections

Trump Beats Clinton To Take White House

Wednesday, November 9, 2016 Donald Trump will become the 45th US president after a stunning victory over Democrat Hillary Clinton, the Associated Press news agency reports. The Republican nominee rsquo;s projected victory came down to a handful of key swing states, despite months of polling that favoured Mrs Clinton. The ...
Donald Trump addresses supporters

Trump In Victory: ‘It Is Time For Us To Come Together’

Wednesday, November 9, 2016 Donald Trump promised to work to ldquo;bind the wounds of division rdquo; and bring Americans together as the next president of the United States as he claimed victory in the wee hours of Wednesday morning. ldquo;I say it is time for us to come together as one united people, rdquo; said Trump, ...
Hillary Clinton’s campaign in Cleveland, Nov 6, 2016

Poll Roundup: Clinton Has The Edge One Day Before Elections

Monday, November 7, 2016 The race is extremely close but Hillary Clinton appeared to have a slight edge over Donald Trump in a series of final polls released just one day before Election Day. A CBS News poll had Clinton ahead of Trump by 4 points nationally, 45%-41%. Libertarian candidate Gary Johnson had 5% and Green ...
Janet Reno

First Woman to Serve as U.S. Attorney General, Dies at 78

Monday, November 7, 2016 Janet Reno, the first woman to serve as U.S. attorney general and the epicenter of several political storms during the Clinton administration, including the seizure of Elian Gonzalez, died early Monday. She was 78. Reno died from complications of Parkinson 8217;s disease, her goddaughter Gabriel ...
Donald Trump

Trump Cries Foul As FBI Clears Clinton

Monday, November 7, 2016 Donald Trump has accused the FBI of impropriety after it once again said that Hillary Clinton should not face criminal charges over her emails. The FBI director said a fresh inquiry into the Democratic candidate 8217;s communications found nothing to change the bureau 8217;s conclusion this summer ...
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