Kushner ‘discussed secret line to Moscow’ – US media reports

Kushner ‘discussed secret line to Moscow’ – US media reports

Image copyright Reuters Image caption White House aide Jared Kushner is alleged to have met with the Russian ambassador Donald Trump’s son-in-law attempted to set up secret communications with Moscow a month after Mr Trump’s election, US media say. Jared Kushner wanted to use Russian facilities to avoid US interception of discussions with Moscow, the […]

Portland deaths: Two stabbed trying to stop anti-Muslim abuse

Portland deaths: Two stabbed trying to stop anti-Muslim abuse

Image copyright CBS/EVN Image caption The attack took place on a MAX train at Hollywood Transit Station Two men have died in the US trying to stop a man abusing two women of Muslim appearance, Oregon police say. The abusive man turned on the two men and fatally stabbed them in the city of Portland, […]

G7 talks: Trump isolated over Paris climate change deal

G7 talks: Trump isolated over Paris climate change deal

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Mr Trump has brought new US priorities to his first G7 summit Leaders of the G7 group of rich nations have failed to agree a statement on climate change. Six world leaders reaffirmed their commitment to the Paris accord, the world’s first comprehensive deal aimed at reducing greenhouse emissions. However, […]

Kushner ‘discussed secret line to Moscow’ – US media reports

Kushner ‘discussed secret line to Moscow’ – US media reports

Image copyright Reuters Image caption White House aide Jared Kushner is alleged to have met with the Russian ambassador Donald Trump’s son-in-law attempted to set up secret communications with Moscow a month after Mr Trump’s election, US media say. Jared Kushner wanted to use Russian facilities to avoid US interception of discussions with Moscow, the […]

Chris Cornell: Friends and family at Soundgarden singer’s funeral

Chris Cornell: Friends and family at Soundgarden singer’s funeral

Image copyright AFP Image caption Fans were allowed to visit the singer’s grave after the funeral ceremony had been completed Friends and family of rock singer Chris Cornell have paid their respects at his funeral service in Los Angeles. Actors Brad Pitt, Christian Bale and Josh Brolin attended as well as singers Pharrell Williams and […]

Genene Jones, former Texas nurse, charged again with baby murder

Genene Jones, former Texas nurse, charged again with baby murder

Image copyright Texas Department of Criminal Justice Image caption Genene Jones is facing fresh allegations more than 30 years after she was found guilty of murdering a toddler A former Texas nurse has been charged with the death of an 11-month-old baby, more than 30 years after she was jailed for killing a toddler. Genene […]

Wisconsin sheriff accused of ‘ordering staff to harass man’

Wisconsin sheriff accused of ‘ordering staff to harass man’

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Mr Clarke allegedly ordered his men to detain and question a fellow passenger after a flight A Wisconsin sheriff known for his outspoken support of Donald Trump is accused of ordering staff to unlawfully detain a man over a brief exchange. Sheriff David Clarke is being sued by Dan […]

Zbigniew Brzezinski, Carter’s national security adviser, dies at 89

Zbigniew Brzezinski, Carter’s national security adviser, dies at 89

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Zbigniew Brzezinski has died aged 89 Zbigniew Brzezinski, President Jimmy Carter’s national security adviser, has died aged 89. Mr Brzezinski “passed away peacefully” in Virginia on Friday evening, his daughter Mika said on social media. President Carter paid tribute to him as a “superb public servant”. After leaving office, Mr […]

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, according to US media. Reports say investigators believe he has relevant information, but he is not necessarily suspected of a crime. […]

Trump readies for ‘robust’ G7 summit in Sicily

Trump readies for ‘robust’ G7 summit in Sicily

Image copyright AFP Image caption Donald Trump (right) arrived in Sicily late on Thursday for his first G7 summit US President Donald Trump will attend a G7 summit with leaders of the world’s major economies in Sicily, Italy, on the last leg of his first foreign trip. A tough debate is expected on issues including […]

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