Ex-lawyer blasts Trump as sentenced to three years

2018-12-12 22:07

US President Donald Trump's former lawyer Michael Cohen has delivered a blistering attack on his ex-boss as he was sentenced to three years in prison for multiple crimes including paying "hush money" to two women who claimed to have had affairs with Trump.

Trump bickers with Dem leaders, threatens gov't shutdown

2018-12-11 22:53

President Donald Trump has threatened to shut down parts of the government over his promised border wall with Mexico and said the military could the wall if Democrats refuse to vote in favor of the project.

Where Trump-related investigations stand

2018-12-11 14:58

US President Donald Trump is facing escalating criminal investigations in Washington and New York that are examining not only whether his campaign coordinated with the Kremlin but also whether he illegally bought the silence of two women who say they had sex with him.

Maduro's grip on Venezuela tightens, warns of Trump threat

2018-12-10 14:57

Venezuela's socialist President Nicolas Maduro has further consolidated his power in local elections, while accusing US President Donald Trump of plotting to overthrow him.

France tells Trump to stop interfering in its politics

2018-12-10 05:33

US president has published a series of tweets criticising Emmanuel Macron's policies and his low approval rating.

White House chief of staff John Kelly to leave at year's end

2018-12-09 11:36

US President Donald Trump says chief of staff John Kelly will leave his job at the end of the year.

Prosecutors: Illegal hush-money paid at Trump's 'direction'

2018-12-08 17:12

The justice department says Donald Trump directed illegal payments to buy the silence of women whose claims of extramarital affairs threatened his presidential campaign.

Trade angst revival rattles emerging-market optimists

2018-12-08 12:30

Emerging-market stocks retreated as the arrest of Huawei’s chief financial officer and mixed messages from the Trump administration rekindled concern over a US-China trade war.

Trump picks William Barr as next US attorney general

2018-12-07 21:38

If confirmed, Barr, who served as attorney general under George HW Bush, will oversee Mueller's Russia investigation.

US president retweets false claim that Paris rioters 'want Trump'

2018-12-05 15:02

Why have French rioters been battling police in Paris? Because they want to be led by Trump, according to a theory retweeted by the president himself and subsequently debunked.


Ex-Trump aide Flynn does not deserve jail, lawyers say

2018-12-12 14:28

US President Donald Trump's former national security advisor Michael Flynn does not deserve jail for lying about his contacts with Russians after Trump's 2016 election win, his lawyers argued in a memorandum.

Protestors slam new coal-fired power station at Energy Week

2018-12-11 21:09

Activists staged a protest outside the African Energy Week conference in Cape Town on Tuesday, calling on the Development Bank of South Africa to scrap plans to fund a new coal-fired power station.

Trump looking at several candidates for chief of staff

2018-12-10 22:07

Trump looking at several candidates for chief of staff after top pick dropped out of the mix.

Trump's potential next chief of staff pick leaving White House

2018-12-10 12:39

The White House official widely touted as Donald Trump's favourite to succeed his outgoing chief of staff John Kelly is instead leaving the administration at year's end.

Comey: FBI probe of Russia initially looked at 4 Americans

2018-12-09 19:09

A House committee has released a transcript of its closed-door interview of former FBI director James Comey

Comey faces off with GOP over Clinton emails, alleged bias

2018-12-09 07:19

Former FBI Director James Comey spoke to House investigators behind closed doors for almost seven hours Friday, reluctantly answering questions about the Justice Department's decisions during the 2016 presidential election

WATCH: Macron’s defeat in Paris sounds alarm for Europe’s liberal order

2018-12-08 15:45

At home, french President Emmanuel Macron's popularity has been sinking, hurt by the failure of his early unpopular changes to labour and tax law to revive the domestic economy.

Tillerson: Trump 'undisciplined,' wanted to break law

2018-12-08 07:37

Former US secretary of state Rex Tillerson says that President Donald Trump repeatedly wanted to violate the law, describing him as "undisciplined" and uninterested in details.

Republicans push through controversial Trump energy nominee

2018-12-06 22:48

The Senate has confirmed President Donald Trump's nominee for a federal energy board, despite a video that shows the nominee saying that renewable energy "screws up" the nation's electrical grid

WATCH: Mueller recommends no prison for Flynn, citing co-operation

2018-12-05 08:26

US President Donald Trump's former national security adviser provided so much information to the special counsel's Russia investigation that prosecutors say he shouldn't do any prison time.

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