Amnesty International releases its annual report for 2016/2017, and says U.S. President Donald Trump’s “poisonous” rhetoric has created an increasingly divisive politics in 2016 that had made the world a “darker” place. Continue reading
“Number one, I am the least anti-Semitic person that you’ve ever seen in your entire life. Number two, racism, the least racist person,” says U.S. President Donald Trump when questioned by reporters at the White House. Continue reading
Celebrity chef Jose Andres, currently locked in a legal battle with U.S. President Donald Trump, says he’s supporting immigrants protesting Trump’s tough stance on immigration by staying home from work or school. The protest aims to highlight the role immigrants play in the U.S. Continue reading
A U.S. federal appeals court on Thursday (February 9) unanimously upheld a temporary suspension of President Donald Trump’s order that restricted travel from seven Muslim-majority countries.
President Donald Trump is planning an executive order targeting a rule that requires companies to disclose if their products contain “conflict minerals” from a war-torn part of Africa, according to sources. Fred Katayama reports. Continue reading
Starbucks Corp Chief Executive Officer Howard Schultz says the company plans to hire 10,000 refugees over five years in 75 countries, two days after U.S. President Donald Trump’s executive order banning refugees from certain countries.
U.S. President Donald Trump will again be centre of attention in the coming week with any policy statements, having helped put the Federal Reserve, Bank of England and other central banks in wait-and-see mode. Ciara Lee reports. Continue reading
U.S. President Donald Trump’s executive order temporarily barring visitors from seven predominantly Muslim countries and banning Syrian refugees indefinitely will likely land his administration in court. Zachary Goelman reports. Continue reading
U.S. President Donald Trump says he will consider it a “good thing” if he gets along with Russia’s Putin. Continue reading
A group of prominent constitutional and ethics lawyers sue U.S. President Donald Trump, accusing him of violating the U.S. Constitution by allowing his hotels and other businesses to accept payments from foreign governments.