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.

US teacher's ban on "Large Afros" at school concert criticised

2018-12-11 08:27

A US middle-school music teacher has hit a sour note with a letter warning students against having "Mohawks, Large Afros, or any other outlandish" hairstyles for an upcoming chorus concert performance.

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.

Dodgy transactions lead to arrests of 4 SA women for cocaine smuggling in the US

2018-12-10 16:14

Suspicious money transactions have led to the arrest of four South African women employed as crew members for MSC Cruises.

'I killed my best friend': Opioids' fatal grip on US mayor, pal

2018-12-10 10:43

A young Pennsylvania mayor's secret attraction to opioids cost him his life.

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

PICS: Dog that survived California wildfire guarded home for weeks

2018-12-09 12:47

A dog that survived the catastrophic wildfire in Northern California apparently protected the ruins of his home for almost a month until his owner returned.

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

Court rules for officer who shot deaf boy with stun gun

2018-12-08 08:31

A federal appeals court says a Connecticut police officer who shot a 12-year-old deaf boy with a stun gun in 2013 acted reasonably and cannot be sued by the boy's parents because of government immunity.


Child, 3, shoots eight-month-old baby after left unattended while couple reportedly showered together

2018-12-11 15:30

A couple are facing charges of child abuse after a three-year-old shot an eight-month-old baby in a motel in New Mexico on December 8. The incident occurred when the pair allegedly left the children unattended to take a shower together.

Social media surpasses newspapers as news source - study

2018-12-11 14:55

A survey says Americans today are more likely to get news from social media websites than newspapers.

In possible plea deal, accused Russian agent case 'resolved'

2018-12-10 22:21

Prosecutors say they have "resolved" a case against a woman accused of being a secret agent for the Russian government, a sign that she likely has taken a plea deal.

Heavy screen time appears to impact childrens' brains: study

2018-12-10 18:43

Researchers have found "different patterns" in brain scans among children who record heavy smart device and video game use, according to initial data from a major ongoing US study.

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.

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.

Man arrested after telling kids Father Christmas isn't real

2018-12-09 16:12

US police say a 31-year-old protester who told children Santa Claus is not real has been arrested for trespassing at a North Texas church.

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.

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.

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