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Trump Russia inquiry: Kushner under FBI scrutiny – US media

Trump Russia inquiry: Kushner under FBI scrutiny – US media

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Jared Kushner (right) is a senior adviser to President Trump President Donald Trump’s son-in-law and senior adviser, Jared Kushner, is under FBI scrutiny as part of the Russia investigation, US media report. Investigators believe he has significant information relevant to the inquiry, US officials told NBC News. The FBI is […]

Trump travel ban: US court upholds halt on executive order

Trump travel ban: US court upholds halt on executive order

Image copyright Getty Images A federal appeals court has refused to lift a temporary block on President Donald Trump’s revised travel ban. The Virginia-based court said the president’s broad immigration power was “not absolute” and the ban “intended to bar Muslims from this country”. The decision upheld a lower Maryland court ruling that found the […]

Trump brushes aside Montenegro PM

US President Donald Trump has given Nato leaders a dressing down over not paying enough into the military alliance. Ahead of his speech in Brussels, he was filmed apparently pushing the Montenegrin president aside. Trump brushes aside Montenegro PM

Wisconsin car thief did not expect woman to do this

Melissa Smith was filling up her car at a petrol station in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, when the thief jumped in her car and tried to drive away. The 28-year-old said it wasn’t until later that she had considered the potential danger of her actions. Wisconsin car thief did not expect woman to do this

US Republican Greg Gianforte charged over Guardian reporter ‘body slam’

US Republican Greg Gianforte charged over Guardian reporter ‘body slam’

Media caption‘Get the hell out of here!’ – listen to the alleged attack The Republican candidate in a special congressional election in Montana, Greg Gianforte, has been charged with a misdemeanour for assaulting a Guardian reporter. Journalist Ben Jacobs tweeted that Mr Gianforte had “body slammed” him, breaking his glasses. The front runner’s campaign said […]

Trump Nato: Trump calls for ‘stopping terrorism in its tracks’

Trump Nato: Trump calls for ‘stopping terrorism in its tracks’

Media captionDonald Trump met new French President Emmanuel Macron for the first time on Thursday US President Donald Trump has told a Nato meeting in Brussels terrorism must be “stopped in its tracks”. He called for a moment of silence in memory of the 22 adults and children killed in the Manchester bombing, which he […]

US Republican Greg Gianforte charged over Guardian reporter ‘body slam’

US Republican Greg Gianforte charged over Guardian reporter ‘body slam’

Media caption‘Get the hell out of here!’ – listen to the alleged attack The Republican candidate in a special congressional election in Montana, Greg Gianforte, has been charged with misdemeanour for assaulting a British reporter. Guardian journalist Ben Jacobs tweeted that Mr Gianforte had “body slammed” him, breaking his glasses. The candidate’s campaign said Mr […]

Harvard student raps his thesis – and graduates with honours

Finals never had such flow. Recent Harvard graduate Obasi Shaw tells the BBC why he made a 10-track rap album for his thesis. Produced by Colleen Hagerty Harvard student raps his thesis – and graduates with honours

Housing Secretary Ben Carson calls poverty a ‘state of mind’

Housing Secretary Ben Carson calls poverty a ‘state of mind’

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Mr Carson says poverty is ‘a state of mind’ US Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Ben Carson has sparked outrage after describing poverty as a “state of mind”. During an interview with Sirius XM radio on Tuesday, Mr Carson suggested people are poor because they learned the “wrong […]

White House denies ‘egregious’ budget accounting error

White House denies ‘egregious’ budget accounting error

Image copyright Reuters Image caption White House budget director Mick Mulvaney told Congress on Wednesday that he went through the budget “line by line” The White House has denied the president’s budget proposal contains an “egregious” maths error. Former US Treasury Secretary Larry Summers pointed out the spending plan double-counts $2tr (£1tr). But White House […]

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