Trump to release controversial Republican ‘memo’

Trump to release controversial Republican ‘memo’

Image copyright EPA Image caption Republican Devin Nunes’ staff wrote the secretive memo US President Donald Trump will release a controversial Republican memo which alleges anti-Trump bias at the FBI, according to his chief of staff. “It will be released here pretty quick, I think, and the whole world can see it,” John Kelly said […]

Train carrying Republicans hits lorry in Virginia killing one

Train carrying Republicans hits lorry in Virginia killing one

Image copyright Twitter/ Rachel Bade A train carrying Republican lawmakers to a retreat has hit a lorry on the track in Virginia, killing one person on the vehicle, says the White House. Republican passengers – who included House Speaker Paul Ryan – said no one on the Amtrak service had been significantly injured. Arizona Senator […]

State of the Union: Trump hails ‘new American moment’

State of the Union: Trump hails ‘new American moment’

Media captionStanding ovation v stony-faced silence A bullish US President Donald Trump has proclaimed a “new American moment” as he delivered his maiden State of the Union speech to Congress. In a primetime address, the Republican leader said he was “extending an open hand” to Democrats to work together. Mr Trump also said he was […]

Burns Strider case: Clinton says she should have fired adviser

Burns Strider case: Clinton says she should have fired adviser

Image copyright Reuters Image caption The matter raised questions about Mrs Clinton’s stated commitment to women’s advancement Hillary Clinton has admitted that she should have fired an adviser accused of sexual harassment during her 2008 presidential campaign. Burns Strider was initially docked pay and told to seek counselling but was later fired from a campaign […]

Trump travel ban: Airlines allow banned nationals after Seattle ruling

Media captionPresident Donald Trump must honour the temporary nationwide block on his travel ban – Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson Air France and Qatar Airways say they are allowing nationals targeted by a US travel ban to board flights to America, after a federal judge suspended the controversial move. On Friday Seattle judge James […]

US sanctions Iran after missile test

US sanctions Iran after missile test

Image copyright AP Image caption File photo from December 2016, provided by an Iranian news agency, of a missile being fired Donald Trump’s administration has imposed sanctions on Iran following its recent ballistic missile test. The sanctions target 13 people and 12 companies, including groups in China, Lebanon and the United Arab Emirates. President Trump […]

Rob Stewart: Missing Canadian filmmaker’s body found in Florida

Rob Stewart: Missing Canadian filmmaker’s body found in Florida

Image copyright Facebook Image caption Canadian film-maker Rob Stewart went missing after diving off the coast of Florida The body of a Canadian film-maker who disappeared off the coast of Florida has reportedly been found. Shortly after announcing that it would be suspending its search, the US Coast Guard tweeted that a body had been […]

Man throws incendiary device into Los Angeles-area restaurant

Man throws incendiary device into Los Angeles-area restaurant

Image copyright Flickr Image caption The Cheesecake Factory is a chain of nearly 200 restaurants Authorities are searching for a suspect who hurled a homemade incendiary device into a crowded restaurant in Pasadena, California. An explosion was reported at the Cheesecake Factory at about 18:00 local time on Thursday, according to police. Diners were safely […]

Trump orders review that could relax Dodd-Frank bank rules

Trump orders review that could relax Dodd-Frank bank rules

Image copyright Getty Images US President Donald Trump has taken his first step to try to scale back US financial services regulations. He signed an executive order to review the 2010 Dodd-Frank financial regulations, which some people on Wall Street say are overly-restrictive. The law was brought in after the 2008-09 financial crisis with the […]

Trump in maps

Trump in maps

US Election 2016 Results Overview Trump wins In a stunning election night, the Republican nominee for president, Donald Trump, secured victory after a string of formerly Democratic states swung his way. Pennsylvania, Florida, Ohio, Wisconsin and Iowa all turned red. Nationally, Donald Trump won 47.4% of the vote to Hillary Clinton’s 47.7% – yet this […]

1 90 91 92 93 94 102