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Republicans delay Senate healthcare vote

Republicans delay Senate healthcare vote

US Senate Republicans delay a vote on their healthcare bill, dealing a blow to their promise to replace Obamacare This breaking news story is being updated and more details will be published shortly. Please refresh the page for the fullest version. If you want to receive Breaking News alerts via email, or on a smartphone […]

Trump causes ‘major’ shift in global view of US: Pew

Trump causes ‘major’ shift in global view of US: Pew

Image caption Trump isn’t shy of sharing views on many countries – but what do they think of him? Donald Trump’s presidency has had a “major impact on how the world sees the United States”, a large new study says. The survey, by the Pew Research Center, interviewed more than 40,000 people in 37 countries […]

US warns Syria over ‘potential’ plan for chemical attack

US warns Syria over ‘potential’ plan for chemical attack

Media captionAbo Rabeea says he is still suffering from the suspected chemical weapons strike in Khan Sheikhoun The US says Syria’s government appears to be preparing for a chemical weapons attack and has warned that it will “pay a very heavy price” if one takes place. The White House said similar activities had been seen […]

Three CNN journalists resign after Trump aide article removed

Three CNN journalists resign after Trump aide article removed

Image copyright AFP Image caption CNN has had a stormy relationship with the new Trump administration since it took office Three journalists have resigned from CNN after the US news network retracted an article alleging a Trump aide was under investigation by Congress. The story was taken down on Friday following an internal investigation, with […]

US warns Syria over ‘potential’ plan for chemical attack

US warns Syria over ‘potential’ plan for chemical attack

Media captionAbo Rabeea says he is still suffering from the suspected chemical weapons strike in Khan Sheikhoun The US says it has identified “potential preparations” for another chemical attack in Syria, and issued a stark warning to the Syrian government. The White House said the activities were similar to those made before a suspected chemical […]

US warns Syria over ‘potential’ plan for chemical attack

US warns Syria over ‘potential’ plan for chemical attack

The US says it has identified “potential preparations” for another chemical attack in Syria, and issued a stark warning to the Syrian government. The White House said the activities were similar to those made before a suspected chemical attack in April. Dozens died in that attack and prompted President Donald Trump to order a strike […]

Trump travel ban injunction partly lifted by top US court

Trump travel ban injunction partly lifted by top US court

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The original ban in January provoked mass protests at American airports US President Donald Trump has welcomed a Supreme Court ruling allowing his travel ban to be partly reinstated as a “victory for our national security”. America’s highest court also granted a White House request allowing part of its […]

22m Americans to lose cover in Senate healthcare bill

22m Americans to lose cover in Senate healthcare bill

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption A number of Republican senators have expressed reservations about the party’s plan Some 22 million Americans could lose their health insurance over the next decade under a Senate bill to replace Obamacare, a congressional report says. However, the bill would reduce the budget deficit by a total of $321bn […]

Canada nurse Elizabeth Wettlaufer jailed for life for murders

Canada nurse Elizabeth Wettlaufer jailed for life for murders

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Elizabeth Wettlaufer, arrested in October last year, was described as a “shadow of death” A Canadian nurse who used insulin to kill eight elderly patients in Ontario care homes has been sentenced to life in prison, local media report. Elizabeth Wettlaufer, 49, pleaded guilty earlier this month to killing […]

US passenger ‘tried to open door’ mid-flight to Houston

US passenger ‘tried to open door’ mid-flight to Houston

Image copyright Reuters Image caption The flight had nearly reached its destination when the woman tried to open a door A plane travelling from Los Angeles to Houston was diverted after a woman tried to open an emergency exit near the end of the flight, passengers say. The woman, who police have not named, was […]

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