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Trump: US to begin cutting foreign aid over migrant caravan

Trump: US to begin cutting foreign aid over migrant caravan

Media captionCelebrations and sickness – thousands of migrants make it to Mexico, but what happens next? President Donald Trump has said the US will “begin cutting off” foreign aid to Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador over the unfolding migrant crisis. Mr Trump criticised the countries on Monday for allowing people to leave the region and […]

#WeWontBeErased: Outcry over memo proposing US transgender change

#WeWontBeErased: Outcry over memo proposing US transgender change

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Demonstrators in New York protested against the report on Sunday evening There has been an outpouring of anger in the US from politicians, celebrities and human rights groups over a report alleging the US policy on gender recognition could be changed. A report in the New York Times on […]

Migrant caravan on the move from Mexico-Guatemala border

Migrant caravan on the move from Mexico-Guatemala border

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The migrant caravan walks north from the city of Ciudad Hidalgo Thousands of people travelling from Central American nations to try to enter the US have resumed their journey from southern Mexico to the US border. Early on Sunday, the large caravan started walking northwards from the border city […]

Clemson University: Floor collapse injures 30 in South Carolina

Clemson University: Floor collapse injures 30 in South Carolina

Image copyright EVN Image caption Those there screamed as the floor collapsed At least 30 people were injured when a floor collapsed at a party at Clemson University, South Carolina. The Kappa Alpha Psi fraternity annual homecoming party was just getting started when the floor gave way. Police said some of the attendees broke bones […]

Indianapolis zoo lioness kills father of her three cubs

Indianapolis zoo lioness kills father of her three cubs

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Lioness Zuri had lived with Nyack for eight years and the zoo said the two had never shown aggression before A lioness has killed the father of her three cubs in their pen at a zoo in the US, officials say. Zuri, 12, attacked 10-year-old Nyack and staff at Indianapolis […]

President Trump to pull US from Russia missile treaty

President Trump to pull US from Russia missile treaty

Image copyright EPA Image caption Russia denies building missiles that violate the accord The US will withdraw from a landmark nuclear weapons treaty with Russia, President Donald Trump has confirmed. Speaking to reporters, Mr Trump said Russia had “violated” the 1987 Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) treaty. The deal banned ground-launched medium-range missiles, with a range […]

Jamal Khashoggi death: Trump ‘not satisfied’ with Saudi account

Jamal Khashoggi death: Trump ‘not satisfied’ with Saudi account

Media captionJamal Khashoggi: What we know about the journalist’s disappearance and death US President Donald Trump says he is “not satisfied” with Saudi Arabia’s account of the death of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. On Friday, Saudi Arabia for the first time admitted that Mr Khashoggi was dead, saying he was killed in a “fist fight” in […]

Payton Summons: Girl at centre of life support battle in Texas dies

Payton Summons: Girl at centre of life support battle in Texas dies

Image copyright Tiffany Hofstetter A nine-year-old girl at the centre of a life support battle in Texas has “passed naturally”, her parents say. Payton Summons, said by doctors to be brain dead, had been on life support following a heart attack in September. Doctors had wanted to remove her from her ventilator but her parents […]

US Mega Millions lottery jackpot hits record $1.6bn

US Mega Millions lottery jackpot hits record $1.6bn

Image copyright EPA A record-breaking US lottery jackpot of $1.6bn (£1.2bn) is up for grabs after players failed to pick the winning ticket in a $1bn Mega Millions draw. The competition, which saw 15 “second-tier” tickets scoop about $1m each, had people lining up at service stations and stores nationwide on Friday. The odds of […]

Khashoggi killing: Turkey vows to reveal ‘truth’ on Saudi critic’s death

Khashoggi killing: Turkey vows to reveal ‘truth’ on Saudi critic’s death

Media captionJamal Khashoggi: What we know about the journalist’s disappearance Turkey has vowed to reveal all details about the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, after Saudi Arabia admitted for the first time he had been killed in its consulate in Istanbul. “Turkey will never allow a cover-up,” a ruling party spokesperson said. Saudi Arabia suggested […]

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