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Trumps to skip Kennedy honours to avoid ‘distraction’

Trumps to skip Kennedy honours to avoid ‘distraction’

Image copyright Reuters Image caption The White House said Donald and Melania Trump extended their “sincerest congratulations” to award recipients US President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump are to skip an arts awards ceremony to allow those taking part “to celebrate without political distraction”, the White House says. Some of those due to […]

Steve Bannon vows to ‘go to war’ for Trump agenda after sacking

Steve Bannon vows to ‘go to war’ for Trump agenda after sacking

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Mr Trump reportedly grew weary of Mr Bannon taking credit Donald Trump’s former chief strategist has vowed to go to war against the president’s opponents, after being fired from his job at the White House. Steve Bannon, who has returned as head of ultra-conservative website Breitbart News, said he would […]

Steve Bannon fired as Trump White House’s top strategist

Steve Bannon fired as Trump White House’s top strategist

Image copyright Getty Images White House chief strategist Steve Bannon is the latest top aide of President Donald Trump to leave his post. Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders confirmed that Friday was his last day. His exit follows a review of his position by White House Chief of Staff John Kelly. Mr Bannon, who helped […]

Steve Bannon fired as Trump White House’s top strategist

Steve Bannon fired as Trump White House’s top strategist

Image copyright Getty Images White House chief strategist Steve Bannon is the latest top aide of President Donald Trump to leave his post. Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders confirmed that Friday was his last day. His exit follows a review of his position by White House Chief of Staff John Kelly. Mr Bannon, who helped […]

Barcelona and Cambrils: American honeymooner Jared Tucker killed in attack

Barcelona and Cambrils: American honeymooner Jared Tucker killed in attack

Image copyright Handout Image caption The couple took this photo in Barcelona about an hour before the attack An American honeymooner who died in Thursday’s Barcelona terror attacks has been identified by his family. The father of the victim, 43-year-old Jared Tucker, told US media his son’s wife of only one year had identified his […]

Charlottesville victim’s mum rebukes Trump

Charlottesville victim’s mum rebukes Trump

Image copyright Getty Images The mother of a woman fatally run over by a car at a far-right rally in Virginia says she has “no interest” in speaking with President Donald Trump. Susan Bro said she refuses to speak to Mr Trump after hearing him equate counter-demonstrators, like her daughter, with white supremacists. Her daughter, […]

Steve Bannon fired as Trump White House’s top strategist

Steve Bannon fired as Trump White House’s top strategist

Image copyright AFP White House chief strategist Steve Bannon is the latest top aide of President Donald Trump to leave his post. Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders confirmed that Friday was his last day. His exit follows a review of his position by White House Chief of Staff John Kelly. Mr Bannon, a right-wing nationalist […]

Charlottesville victim’s mum rebukes Trump

Charlottesville victim’s mum rebukes Trump

Image copyright Getty Images The mother of a woman killed in violent clashes at a white supremacist rally has said she has “no interest” in speaking with President Donald Trump. Susan Bro said she refuses to speak to Mr Trump after hearing him equate demonstrators, like her daughter, with white supremacists. Her daughter, Heather Heyer, […]

American killed in Barcelona terror attack

American killed in Barcelona terror attack

Image copyright Handout Image caption The couple took this photo in Barcelona about and hour before the attack occured An American citizen has died in the Barcelona terror attacks, US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has confirmed. Officials have not yet identified the victim, but a teacher from California has told US media her husband […]

Trump pushes debunked ‘pig’s blood’ myth, hours after Barcelona attack

Trump pushes debunked ‘pig’s blood’ myth, hours after Barcelona attack

Image copyright Getty Images US President Donald Trump has invoked a debunked myth about a general who fought Islamist militants by using pig’s blood to commit mass executions. The president’s tweet came hours after a driver crashed a van into a crowd of people in Barcelona, leaving many dead or injured. “Study what General Pershing… […]