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Trump: I did not record ex-FBI chief James Comey

Trump: I did not record ex-FBI chief James Comey

Media captionJames Comey told Congress earlier this month: “Lordy I hope there are tapes” US President Donald Trump has stated he did not make secret recordings of ex-FBI chief James Comey, despite an earlier hint to the contrary. He tweeted that he “did not make, and do not have, any such recordings”, a day before […]

Bill Cosby plans ‘sexual assault education’ speaking tour

Bill Cosby plans ‘sexual assault education’ speaking tour

Image copyright EPA Image caption Mr Cosby (centre) alongside his two spokespeople outside the suburban Philadelphia courthouse Embattled comic Bill Cosby plans to embark on a town hall-style speaking tour to educate young people about sexual assault allegations. His spokespeople said on Thursday that due to changing laws, more young men will face sexual assault […]

Canadian sniper ‘kills IS militant two miles away’

Canadian sniper ‘kills IS militant two miles away’

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption A Canadian sniper team working in Afghanistan A sniper in the Canadian special forces shot and killed an Islamic State (IS) fighter from a distance of 2.1 miles (3,540m) in Iraq last month. Military sources told Toronto’s Globe and Mail newspaper that the gunman is a member of Joint […]

US man ‘gave top-secret information’ to Chinese agent

US man ‘gave top-secret information’ to Chinese agent

Image copyright Getty Images A former US diplomatic officer has been arrested and charged with giving top-secret documents to a Chinese agent. According to an affidavit, Kevin Mallory, a 60-year-old from Virginia, is said to have travelled to Shanghai in March and April 2017. He also failed to declare $16,500 (£13,000) in cash found in […]

Senate Republicans unveil healthcare bill

Senate Republicans unveil healthcare bill

Image copyright Getty Images Senate Republicans have unveiled a plan to overhaul the US healthcare system, including drastic cuts to a government health programme for the poor. The 142-page “discussion draft” repeals most of President Barack Obama’s signature health law. The Senate plan drops a requirement for individuals to have health insurance and eliminates taxes […]

Otto Warmbier: Funeral held for student jailed in N Korea

Otto Warmbier: Funeral held for student jailed in N Korea

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Monitors were provided in overflow rooms so everyone could watch the service Some 2,500 family, friends and well-wishers gathered for the funeral of Otto Warmbier, the US student who died after falling into a coma while in prison in North Korea. The service was held at the 22-year-old’s school in […]

Michigan airport knife attacker shouted ‘Allahu Akbar’, says FBI

Michigan airport knife attacker shouted ‘Allahu Akbar’, says FBI

Image copyright LinkedIn Image caption Lieutenant Jeff Neville has worked for more than 20 years as a law enforcement officer Authorities are treating the stabbing of a police officer at an airport in Michigan as an act of terrorism. The suspect, Amor Ftouhi, 50, shouted “Allahu Akbar” (“God is greatest” in Arabic) before knifing the […]

Michigan airport knife attacker shouted ‘Allahu Akbar’, says FBI

Michigan airport knife attacker shouted ‘Allahu Akbar’, says FBI

Image copyright LinkedIn Image caption Lieutenant Jeff Neville has worked for more than 20 years as a law enforcement officer Authorities are treating the stabbing of a police officer at an airport in Michigan as an act of terrorism. The suspect, Amor Ftouhi, 50, shouted “Allahu Akbar” (“God is greatest” in Arabic) before knifing the […]

Trump talks up solar panel plan for Mexico wall

Trump talks up solar panel plan for Mexico wall

Image copyright AFP Image caption Donald Trump’s proposed wall on the US-Mexico border was a campaign rallying cry US President Donald Trump has told supporters that his proposed wall along the border with Mexico could have solar panels fixed to it. Addressing a rally in Iowa, he said the panels would provide cheap energy and […]

North America prepares for August solar eclipse

Share this with Facebook Twitter Google+ Email Copy this link Read more about sharing Close share panel North America prepares for August solar eclipse