Trump-Putin summit: US president under fire over poll meddling comments

Trump-Putin summit: US president under fire over poll meddling comments

Media playback is unsupported on your device There has been a barrage of criticism in the US after President Donald Trump defended Russia over claims of interference in the 2016 elections. At a summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Finland, Mr Trump contradicted US intelligence agencies, saying Russia had no reason to meddle. The […]

The Fire This Time: Trump’s Scorched Earth Diplomacy Burns Asia

The Fire This Time: Trump’s Scorched Earth Diplomacy Burns Asia

Boom!  Trump’s China techwar takes out ZTE, as the major Chinese telecom equipment supplier is crushed by US penalties and closes its doors.  Boom boom!  Wut?  Trump dumbfounds the US punditocracy by offering to walk those ZTE penalties back. The good news is there’s an explanation for the craziness. The bad news is that Trump’s […]

Under fire, Academy of Motion Pictures expels Cosby, Polanski

Under fire, Academy of Motion Pictures expels Cosby, Polanski

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences expelled television’s Bill Cosby and Oscar-winning director Roman Polanski on Thursday as the Academy Awards presenter responded to sexual misconduct allegations roiling Hollywood. Cosby and Polanski are the first known members expelled for violating a conduct code the Academy adopted in December following […]

Deserving or disastrous? Scorching roast of White House’s Sanders sets Twitter on fire

Deserving or disastrous? Scorching roast of White House’s Sanders sets Twitter on fire

Liberals and conservatives are locked in a Twitter battle over the roasting of White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders at the correspondents’ dinner. Rulings range from “she deserved it” to “pathetic.” The White House Correspondents’ Dinner is famous for poking fun at US officials, from presidents to secretaries of state and others. Even though […]

Putin calls mall fire 'criminal negligence', vows punishment

Putin calls mall fire 'criminal negligence', vows punishment

Moscow: Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday said the shopping mall fire that claimed 64 lives, including those of 41 children, was caused by “criminal negligence” and all those responsible for it would be punished. The horrific fire started on the top floor of the four-storey Winter Cherry shopping mall on Sunday in Kemerovo, located […]

Kemerovo fire: Russia crowd condemns officials over disaster

Kemerovo fire: Russia crowd condemns officials over disaster

Thousands of people are protesting in the Siberian city of Kemerovo, angry at Russian officials over the leisure complex fire that killed at least 64 people, 41 of them children. President Vladimir Putin arrived in Kemerovo earlier and blamed “criminal negligence” for Sunday’s blaze. Relatives say as many as 85 people are still missing, most […]

Fire and Fury: Trump book row overshadows Republican summit

Fire and Fury: Trump book row overshadows Republican summit

Donald Trump has continued attacking critics over a tell-all book as his party gathers for a key meeting to thrash out their priorities for 2018. A retreat at Camp David will focus heavily on a strategy before crucial congressional elections in November. Michael Wolff’s book raises concerns over Mr Trump’s mental health. The president called […]

Massive fire engulfs Bronx building in New York

Massive fire engulfs Bronx building in New York

In the second incident of fire in less than a week, another building in Bronx has caught fire. Over 150 personnel have been put into action to control the blaze. By Zee Media Bureau | Updated: Jan 02, 2018, 18:17 PM IST This photo was tweeted by @FDNY Let’s block ads! (Why?) Zee News :World […]