A Dog’s Purpose premiere cancelled amid animal rights concerns

A Dog’s Purpose premiere cancelled amid animal rights concerns

Image copyright Amblin Entertainment Image caption Dennis Quaid stars in A Dog’s Purpose The US premiere of family film A Dog’s Purpose has been cancelled following a campaign by animal rights activists. Filmmakers made the announcement after animal charities, including Peta, to call for the film, which stars Dennis Quaid, to be boycotted. It comes […]

Donald Trump inauguration: 45th US president to be sworn in

Donald Trump inauguration: 45th US president to be sworn in

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Mr Trump has pledged unity, change and greatness for America Donald Trump is set to be sworn in as the 45th president of the United States. The property tycoon won an unexpected victory in November’s election after a controversial campaign. Hundreds of thousands of supporters and protesters are travelling to […]

What time is Trump’s presidential inauguration?

Media captionTrump’s inauguration: An insider’s tour Hundreds of thousands of people are expected to stream into Washington on 20 January to watch as President-elect Donald Trump is sworn in as the 45th US president. All eyes will be on the US Capitol as Mr Trump formally replaces President Barack Obama in the White House. Here […]

El Chapo: Drug lord Joaquin Guzman extradited from Mexico to US

El Chapo: Drug lord Joaquin Guzman extradited from Mexico to US

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Mr Guzman’s appeals to stay in Mexico were rejected Notorious Mexican drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman has been extradited to the US, the Mexican government announced on Thursday. He arrived in New York on a flight from Ciudad Juarez. Mr Guzman, who could face life in a US prison, […]

Trump inauguration: President-elect pledges unity at concert

Media captionMelania speaks, at Trump’s insistence Donald Trump has pledged to unify America as he addressed cheering supporters at a concert on the eve of his presidential inauguration. Speaking on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial in Washington DC, the president-elect also promised to bring change. Among attendees at the two-hour event were his family, […]

Trump pledges unity at concert prior to inauguration

Media captionMelania speaks, at Trump’s insistence Donald Trump has pledged to unify America as he addressed cheering supporters at a concert on the eve of his presidential inauguration. Speaking on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial in Washington DC, the president-elect also promised to bring change. Among attendees at the two-hour event were his family, […]

Trump voters head to Washington

US President-Elect Donald Trump will be inaugurated on January 20. People are travelling from near and far to see history being made in Washington DC. Here, Mr Trump’s supporters, who will be making the journey to the capital, share their excitement about the event. Trump voters head to Washington

Drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman extradited from Mexico to US

Drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman extradited from Mexico to US

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Drug lord Joaquin Guzman is commonly known as El Chapo, meaning Shorty Notorious Mexican drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman has been extradited to the US, the Mexican governments announced on Thursday. He arrived in New York on a flight from Cuidad Juarez. Mr Guzman, who could face life in […]

Chelsea Manning thanks Obama for prison release

Chelsea Manning thanks Obama for prison release

Image copyright AP Image caption Manning declared her new identity the day after sentencing The US army private serving a 35-year prison sentence for leaking classified documents has thanked President Barack Obama for shortening her sentence. Chelsea Manning, whose sentence was commuted by the outgoing president, thanked him “for giving me a chance”. The 29-year-old […]

Mnuchin outlines why he should be US treasury secretary

Mnuchin outlines why he should be US treasury secretary

Image copyright ABC News President-elect Donald Trump’s choice for treasury secretary, Steven Mnuchin, is defending his record at a Senate confirmation hearing. Mr Mnuchin is outlining his experience and qualifications to hold one of the most important jobs in finance. In an opening statement, he rejected claims his OneWest Bank was a “foreclosure machine” that […]