Trump’s approval rating slides to 44%: Poll

Washington, Feb 27 : Donald Trump’s job approval rating stands at just 44 per cent, a record low for a newly inaugurated President, according to a new joint NBC News and Wall Street Journal poll. In the poll, conducted between February 18-22, 48 per cent of Americans said they disapprove of Trump’s performance as President […]

‘Julian Assange could be evicted from embassy shelter’

London, Feb 27 : A lawyer representing Wikileaks founder Julian Assange said that there was a “great concern” that a new Ecuadorian President could force him out of the country’s London embassy, the media reported on Sunday. Ecuador’s presidential race will be decided in a run-off election, to be held April 2, between ruling party […]

Taxi drivers bring Melbourne to standstill

Sydney, Feb 27 : Australian taxi drivers caused massive traffic chaos on Monday on Melbourne roads for the second time in a month in protest of proposed industry reform, a media report said. Up to 100 taxi drivers blockaded two key Melbourne motorways by crawling into the city at five km per hours, Xinhua news […]

Trump’s nominee for navy secretary withdraws candidacy

New York, Feb 27 : The US President Donald Trump’s nominee for navy secretary, investor Philip Bilden, on Monday withdrew his name from consideration for the post over the conflict of interest that his finances could pose. “After an extensive review process, I have determined that I will not be able to satisfy the Office […]

Trump competing with Oscars with White House governors’ ball

New York, Feb 27 : The US President Donald Trump has decided to compete with the Academy Awards ceremony by staging the White House Governor’s Dinner, the first big black-tie soiree he has organised since taking office. While the Oscars are under way in Los Angeles on Sunday evening, Trump and his wife Melania will […]