US Attorney General William Barr on Mueller report findings

US Attorney General William Barr on Mueller report findings

US Attorney General William Barr has outlined the findings of the Mueller report, ahead of its long-awaited release. He said 10 episodes involving President Trump were scrutinised for possible obstruction of justice. He also said the report cleared the Trump team of collusion with the Russian government during the 2016 election. Read more: US attorney […]

Trump Russia investigation: Attorney General Barr backs Trump

Trump Russia investigation: Attorney General Barr backs Trump

Image copyright AFP US Attorney General William Barr has reiterated that investigators found “no collusion” between President Trump’s election campaign and Russia. Mr Barr held a news conference on Thursday morning ahead of the long-awaited release of the special counsel report into Russian collusion. Mr Barr is facing heavy criticism from senior Democrats over his […]

Mueller report: Barr accused of helping Donald Trump ahead of release

Mueller report: Barr accused of helping Donald Trump ahead of release

Image copyright AFP Image caption William Barr was chosen by Donald Trump to be US attorney general The US attorney general has been accused of “waging a media campaign” for President Donald Trump ahead of the Mueller report’s long-awaited release. Democrat Jerry Nadler described William Barr’s plans to hold a news conference before the report […]

New York police arrest man with petrol in St Patrick's Cathedral

New York police arrest man with petrol in St Patrick's Cathedral

Image copyright AFP/Getty Image caption St Patrick’s is a Catholic cathedral in Manhattan built in the 19th Century A man has been arrested after walking into New York’s St Patrick’s Cathedral carrying two full petrol cans, lighter fluid and lighters, police say. They say guards confronted the 37-year-old as he entered the Manhattan church on […]

Notre-Dame fire: Paris blaze inspires help for US black churches

Notre-Dame fire: Paris blaze inspires help for US black churches

Image copyright CBS Image caption Debris at one of the church fires in Louisiana’s St. Landry Parish The outpouring of generosity in response to the fire at Notre-Dame cathedral has led to a renewed focus on fundraising for black churches in the United States which were destroyed by an arsonist earlier this year. On Monday […]

US ruling to expand indefinite detention for some asylum seekers

US ruling to expand indefinite detention for some asylum seekers

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionFive numbers that explain US border crisis Asylum seekers who have proven a credible fear for their safety will no longer be able to ask a judge for bond, the justice department says. US Attorney General William Barr’s decision means more migrants can be indefinitely detained while […]

Beyonce drops live album with Netflix film

Beyonce drops live album with Netflix film

Image copyright Getty Images BeyoncĂ©’s Netflix documentary, Homecoming, has arrived with a surprise: A new BeyoncĂ© album. The star, who perfected the art of stealth releases with a self-titled album in 2013, announced the new record just hours before Homecoming premiered. Both the film and the album capture her 2018 Coachella set – which celebrated […]

New York City congestion charge – what it can learn from London

New York City congestion charge – what it can learn from London

Image copyright Getty Images New York City is poised to be the first US city to charge a fee to drivers in an effort to reduce traffic and raise funds for public transport. How might it work and what can it learn from London? The proposal, passed by state lawmakers in March, is set to […]

Ohio pastor sorry after inviting students to slap him in 'crucifixion lesson'

Ohio pastor sorry after inviting students to slap him in 'crucifixion lesson'

Image copyright Facebook, courtesy of Impact City Church Image caption Associate pastor Jaddeus Dempsey and lead pastor Justin Ross apologised on Monday for the “inappropriate” lesson An Ohio church has apologised after a video emerged of students in a youth programme spitting on, slapping and cutting a pastor at his request. Footage posted on Facebook […]