The small state becomes the first to challenge the travel order, which they say violates the US Constitution. Hawaii has become the first American state to mount a federal court challenge to President Trump’s revised executive order blocking travel from six predominantly Muslim countries and barring Syrian refugees for 120 days. Hawaii’s state attorney general, Doug Chin, a Democrat, claimed in a legal filing that Trump’s new order would damage the ... Rediff.com, 2 weeks ago
'The mood in Beijing is already nervous and feverously watchful.''Developments in China will be scrutinised as intensely and nervously as the ones in Washington,' says Claude Smadja. IMAGE: Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping at the 2016 BRICS summit in Goa. Photograph: Danish Siddiqui/Reuters 2017 will be a crucial one for China, an inflection point for the country's economic policy, its foreign policy and standing the world, its internal balance of power and social ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
Incoming US President Donald Trump has assembled a core team that is -- not surprisingly -- overwhelmingly white and male.Monali Sarkar introduces you to Team Trump. IMAGE: Donald Trump, the 45th US President. Photograph: Eric Thayer/Reuters With Sonny Perdue's selection as Secretary of Agriculture on January 19, Donald Trump finalised his cabinet just a day before he was sworn in as the 45th President of the United States. Perdue was another in a long line of picks who are just like Trump -- ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
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