Rock and roll legend Chuck Berry dies

Rock and roll legend Chuck Berry dies

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Charles “Chuck” Berry was born in St Louis, Missouri on 18 October 1926 Rock and roll legend Chuck Berry has died aged 90, police in the US state of Missouri report. The singer was found unresponsive at lunchtime on Saturday, St Charles County police said. Berry’s seven-decade career boasted a […]

Merkel and Trump begin key talks at White House

Media captionCOMING UP: Donald Trump and Angela Merkel hold a news conference German Chancellor Angela Merkel is visiting the White House for a key summit with President Donald Trump. Nato, trade and Ukraine are high on the agenda, but the focus is also on how two leaders with hugely contrasting ideas and leadership styles interact. […]

New York paramedic struck and killed by stolen ambulance

New York paramedic struck and killed by stolen ambulance

Image copyright AP Image caption Ms Arroyo was a 14-year FDNY veteran and mother of five children. A New York Fire Department (FDNY) paramedic has died after she was run over by a man driving her stolen ambulance. Yadira Arroyo, 44, was responding to a call with another paramedic in the Bronx neighbourhood on Thursday […]

Rex Tillerson on North Korea: Military action ‘an option’

Media captionHow do you solve a problem like North Korea? The US has said its policy of “strategic patience” with North Korea is over and suggested it might decide to take pre-emptive military action. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said the option was “on the table” if the threat from the North’s weapons programme reached […]

US ‘will not repeat’ GCHQ wiretap claims

Media captionThe White House press secretary pointed to Fox News sources The US has agreed not to repeat claims the UK’s communications intelligence agency wiretapped Donald Trump during the presidential election campaign. GCHQ rejected allegations made by White House press secretary Sean Spicer, that it spied on Mr Trump, as “nonsense”. No. 10 has been […]

USA Gymnastics: Steve Penny resigns as president and chief executive

USA Gymnastics: Steve Penny resigns as president and chief executive

Steve Penny joined USA Gymnastics in 1999 and was named president in 2005 The president and chief executive of USA Gymnastics has resigned in the wake of the federation’s handling of sexual abuse allegations concerning a former team doctor. Steve Penny’s exit follows allegations the organisation had turned a blind eye to claims of sexual […]

Trump travel ban: Second US judge block new executive order

Trump travel ban: Second US judge block new executive order

Image copyright AFP Image caption The proposed travel ban has drawn protests across the US Federal judges in Hawaii and Maryland have blocked US President Donald Trump’s new travel ban, which was due to begin after midnight on Thursday. The order would have placed a 90-day ban on people from six mainly Muslim nations and […]

Trump travel ban: US judge blocks new executive order

Trump travel ban: US judge blocks new executive order

Image copyright AFP Image caption The proposed travel ban has drawn protests across the US A Federal judge in Hawaii has blocked President Donald Trump’s new travel ban, hours before it was due to begin at midnight on Thursday. US District Judge Derrick Watson cited “questionable evidence” in the government’s argument that the ban was […]

Donald Trump’s 2005 tax return leak reveals $38m bill

Donald Trump’s 2005 tax return leak reveals $38m bill

Image copyright AP Image caption President Trump has refused to release his tax returns, saying they are under audit by tax authorities US President Donald Trump paid $38m (£31m) in tax on more than $150m (£123m) income in 2005, a leaked partial tax return shows. The two pages of tax return, revealed by US TV […]

Donald Trump tax: Leaked 2005 document reveals $38m bill

Donald Trump tax: Leaked 2005 document reveals $38m bill

Image copyright AP Image caption President Trump has refused to release his tax returns, saying they are under audit by tax authorities US President Donald Trump paid $38m (£31m) in tax on more than $150m (£123m) income in 2005, a leaked partial tax return shows. Two pages of the tax return were revealed by US […]