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Lawmaker deletes Trump assassination post

Lawmaker deletes Trump assassination post

Image copyright Alamy Image caption Maria Chappelle-Nadal said she posted the comment in frustration and anger A state senator from Missouri is being investigated by the US Secret Service for saying she hopes President Donald Trump will be assassinated. Democratic state senator Maria Chappelle-Nadal posted the comment on Facebook but later deleted it. The Secret […]

Total solar eclipse: Meet Sharon and Billy Hahs

They have travelled the world chasing total eclipses. How are this couple now preparing for one in their backyard? Video filmed by Hannah Long-Higgins, produced by Sarah Svoboda and edited by Joni Mazer Field Total solar eclipse: Meet Sharon and Billy Hahs

Google’s stance on neo-Nazis ‘dangerous’, says EFF

Google’s stance on neo-Nazis ‘dangerous’, says EFF

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Events in Charlottesville have spurred a national conversation in the US about far-right groups, free speech and censorship Decisions by Google, GoDaddy and Cloudflare to eject a neo-Nazi site from their services were “dangerous”, a US-based digital rights group has said. The Daily Stormer had denigrated 32-year-old Heather Heyer […]

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… […]

Trump defends ‘beautiful’ Civil War statues

Trump defends ‘beautiful’ Civil War statues

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Civil War statues have prompted protests for many years US President Donald Trump has denounced the removal of “beautiful” Confederate statues amid a heated national debate about US race relations. “Sad to see the history and culture of our great country being ripped apart with the removal of our […]

Trump defends ‘beautiful’ Civil War statues

Trump defends ‘beautiful’ Civil War statues

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Civil War statues have prompted protests for many years US President Donald Trump has denounced the removal of “beautiful” Confederate statues amid a heated national debate about US race relations. “Sad to see the history and culture of our great country being ripped apart with the removal of our […]

Yazidi boy reunited with family after being rescued from IS

Yazidi boy reunited with family after being rescued from IS

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Emad Mishko Tammo, 12, smiles as he is reunited with family in Canada. A 12-year-old Yazidi boy has been reunited with his mother in Canada three years after being captured by the so-called Islamic State. Emad Mishko Tamo was greeted by family at the airport late on Wednesday. A campaign […]

Texas: Video of invasive search shows ‘rape by cop’, says lawyer

Texas: Video of invasive search shows ‘rape by cop’, says lawyer

Image copyright Police video via Sam Cammack Image caption The dashcam video shows Ms Corley (R) handcuffed while her car is searched The lawyer for a black woman in the US state of Texas has released a police video which he says shows that she was subjected to an invasive search that amounts to “rape […]

Trump adviser Steve Bannon dubs white nationalists ‘clowns’

Trump adviser Steve Bannon dubs white nationalists ‘clowns’

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Steve Bannon (l), pictured with another key White House figure (r) Jared Kushner, is seen as one of the most influential voices in the Trump administration The chief White House strategist Steve Bannon has attacked white nationalists as “clowns” as the fallout from violent protests in Charlottesville continues. Mr Bannon […]

Business councils disband over Trump remarks

Business councils disband over Trump remarks

Media captionWhat Trump said versus what I saw President Trump has said he is scrapping two business councils after more bosses quit over his handling of violent clashes in Virginia. Business leaders left the White House manufacturing council after the backlash against how he reacted to the far-right rally last weekend. The clashes culminated in […]

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