Gates still richest American; Trump poorer by $800 M

MANILA, Philippines – Microsoft founder Bill Gates is still the richest person in America, for the 23rd consecutive year now, with a net worth of $81 billion.....»»

Category: newsSource: philstar philstarOct 5th, 2016

US court permits asylum restrictions

The US Supreme Court on Wednesday allowed President Donald Trump’s administration to implement asylum restrictions that prevent most Central American migrants from applying at the US border. Democrats said the ruling puts people’s lives at risk. The decision — temporarily in effect while lower court proceedings play out — is a victory for Trump’s restrictive […] The post US court permits asylum restrictions appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsSep 12th, 2019

U.S. judge blocks Trump move on asylum-seekers

LOS ANGELES, USA – A federal judge on Monday, September 9, blocked a move by President Donald Trump's administration that would have prevented most Central American migrants from seeking asylum at the US border. The ruling by District Court Judge Jon Tigar is the latest setback for Trump's immigration policies, ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsSep 10th, 2019

Taliban says U.S. will be harmed more than anyone after Trump halts talks

KABUL, Afghanistan – The Taliban said the United States "will be harmed more than anyone" but left the door open for future negotiations Sunday, September 8, after President Donald Trump abruptly called off year-long talks to end America's longest war. "We still... believe that the American side will come back to this ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsSep 8th, 2019

Meryl Streep says rich playing black joke on world

VENICE, Italy — The world's richest people are playing a "black-hearted joke on all of us" Hollywood star Meryl Streep said Sunday, September 1 as a new movie based on the Panama Papers scandal was premiered. The American actress plays a cheated widow out to right financial chicanery in Laundromat, ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsSep 2nd, 2019

Hey President Donald Trump, Forget Greenland; Buy the Philippines Instead!

As the dust settles on just one of the many bruhahas begun by U.S. President Donald Trump, I call his attention and ask him to look West instead of East. West, all the way across the Pacific, to a small—by American Standards— group of islands called the Philippines. Forget Greenland. It is big, cold and the Danes don't appear to be the slightest bit interested in your overtures ........»»

Category: newsSource:  philnewsRelated NewsAug 24th, 2019

U.S.-China trade war deteriorates, as Trump lashes out at Beijing

WASHINGTON, USA – The United States and China exchanged blows Friday, August 23, as each side increased punitive tariffs on the other, intensifying a trade war that is threatening to engulf the global economy. In a rapid back-and-forth, Beijing took action against $75 billion in American goods in response ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsAug 24th, 2019

U.S. economic growth slows in Q2 2019, 2018 falls below Trump target

WASHINGTON, USA – The American economy cooled in the 2nd quarter of 2019 to a still-solid pace, government data showed Friday, July 26, while officials also slashed an economic figure prized by President Donald Trump. Newly revised data covering the past 5 years now show the world's ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJul 28th, 2019

Trump defends attack on black U.S. lawmaker

WASHINGTON DC, USA – United States President Donald Trump defended Sunday, July 28, his latest attack on a prominent African-American lawmaker in comments that drew more accusations of racism. In a series of tweets on Saturday, July 27, Trump took aim at Democratic Representative Elijah Cummings – a high-profile critic of ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJul 28th, 2019

Outrage as Trump brands mostly-black Baltimore infested mess

WASHINGTON, United States – US President Donald Trump was hit with new accusations of racism Saturday, July 27, after he attacked a prominent African-American lawmaker and branded the majority black city of Baltimore an "infested mess." Trump's outburst came in a series of sharply worded tweets aimed at Democratic Representative ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJul 28th, 2019

Gulf tensions rise as U.S. shoots down Iranian drone

WASHINGTON, USA – Tensions in the Gulf region mounted Thursday, July 18, as US President Donald Trump said an American naval vessel shot down an Iranian drone that threatened the ship as it was entering the Strait of Hormuz. It was the first US military engagement with Iran following a ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJul 19th, 2019

Trump s favorite parts of U.S. economy are also the weakest

WASHINGTON, USA – At rallies and whistle-stop campaign tours, President Donald Trump proclaims a renaissance in US factories rebuilding the nation with "American steel," "American heart," and "American hands." But in reality, despite his relentless use of punitive tariffs to help skew the playing field in favor of ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJul 14th, 2019

White House Names Sung Kim as Next US Envoy to Indonesia

United States Ambassador to the Philippines Sung Kim is eyed as the next American top diplomat to Indonesia, the White House announced Thursday. President Donald Trump’s plan to nominate Kim as the US Ambassador to Jakarta comes as the envoy nears the end of his tour of duty in the Philippines this year. “Ambassador Kim’s […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsJul 11th, 2019

Uniquely American Rapinoe unfazed by Trump spat

    LYON, France – United States attacker Megan Rapinoe on Wednesday, July 3 (Thursday, July 4, Philippine time) batted back accusations that she is unpatriotic, ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJul 4th, 2019

Trump, sinalubong ni Kim sa NoKor

North Korea – Naging makasaysayan ang pagpunta ni US President Donald Trump sa North Korea para sa Demilitarized Zone meeting ngayong Linggo, Hulyo 30. Si Trump kasi ang unang incumbent American leader na tumuntong sa teroritoryo ng North Korea. Sinalubong si Trump ng North Korea leader Kim Jong Un sa demarcation line kung saan sila […] The post Trump, sinalubong ni Kim sa NoKor appeared first on REMATE ONLINE......»»

Category: newsSource:  remateRelated NewsJun 30th, 2019

Philippines biggest loser in possible US outsourcing ban

The Philippines stands to be the biggest loser in Asia, if US President Donald Trump pushes through with his threat to punish American firms outsourcing jobs, London-based think tank Capital Economics said......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 28th, 2019

U.S. chip firm says it can lawfully sell some items to Huawei

WASHINGTON, USA – US semiconductor firm Micron Technology said Tuesday, June 25, it has resumed some sales to Chinese technology giant Huawei despite a ban imposed by President Donald Trump on national security grounds. The comments from Micron came as the New York Times reported that some American ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJun 26th, 2019

American paradox: Deficit widens even as economy grows

WASHINGTON DC, USA – President Donald Trump likes to take credit for the US economy, with historic low unemployment and few signs of rising prices, but his promises that surging growth would pay for massive tax cuts are falling flat. After an initial bounce in 2018 and in the first 3 ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJun 16th, 2019

New York Times Russia report is virtual treason, Trump says

WASHINGTON DC, USA – US President Donald Trump on Saturday, June 15, accused The New York Times of "a virtual act of treason," after it reported the US is stepping up digital incursions into Russia's electric power grid. Current and former government officials have described the classified deployment of American computer code inside ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJun 16th, 2019

Philippines stands out for high confidence in both Trump, Xi — Pew poll

Pew found that 50% of Filipinos have confidence in both the American and Chinese leader......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 12th, 2019

Trump renews threat against French wine

WASHINGTON, D.C.: US President Donald Trump on Monday lashed out at France for unfair tariffs on “great” American wine. Trump, who famously does not drink alcohol, said he would work…READ The post Trump renews threat against French wine appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsJun 11th, 2019