Alabama man shoots huge wild boar in his front garden

Image copyright Wade Seago Image caption Mr Seago said he had to kill the boar because his dog was in danger A US taxidermist has described how he dramatically shot a huge wild boar that had wandered into his garden in the southern state of Alabama. Wade Seago told the BBC it had taken three […]

Trump Attorney General Jeff Sessions ‘to stay in job’

Media captionSessions said he loved the job and the department US Attorney General Jeff Sessions has said he will continue to serve Donald Trump despite sharp criticism from the president. Mr Trump told the New York Times on Wednesday he would never have appointed Mr Sessions if he had known he was going to recuse […]

Trump regrets hiring Attorney General Jeff Sessions

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Jeff Sessions has not commented on Mr Trump’s latest remarks US President Donald Trump has said he would never have appointed Jeff Sessions if he had known the attorney general was going to recuse himself from leading a Russia investigation. Mr Trump told the New York Times the actions of […]

Donald Trump’s son and aides to testify in Senate about Russia

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Mr Trump Jr, Mr Kushner and Mr Manafort were in a meeting with a Russian lawyer last year US President Donald Trump’s eldest son, son-in-law and ex-campaign manager are to testify before the Senate on alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 election. Donald Trump Jr, Jared Kushner and Paul Manafort […]

John McCain has brain cancer, his office says

Image copyright AFP Image caption Mr McCain is “reviewing treatment options”, a statement says Veteran US Republican Senator John McCain has been diagnosed with brain cancer and is reviewing treatment options, according to his office. The options may include chemotherapy and radiation, his doctors said. The 80-year-old politician is in “good spirits” recovering at home. […]

Parrot witness case: Michigan woman guilty of husband’s murder

Image copyright ABC Image caption Glenna Duram has been found guilty of the murder of her husband Martin A woman has been found guilty of shooting her husband five times in a Michigan murder case apparently witnessed by a parrot. Glenna Duram shot her husband, Martin, in front of the couple’s pet in 2015, before […]

Obamacare repeal plan ‘would axe insurance for 32m’

Media captionTrump to senators: Cancel your vacation Thirty-two million Americans would lose health coverage under a Republican plan to repeal Obamacare, the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) has forecast. The non-partisan office’s analysis found the cost of a medical insurance policy would increase 25% next year and double by 2026. The repeal bill would also cut […]

Canada’s Governor General blames ‘slippy’ carpet for royal protocol breach

Media captionCanada’s Governor General lightly touched the Queen on the elbow as she descended a flight of steps Canada’s Governor General David Johnston says a “slippy” carpet is to blame for an apparent breach of royal etiquette with the Queen. He was pictured lightly touching the Queen’s elbow during an event in London to mark […]

Republicans’ Obamacare repeal plan ‘axes insurance for 32m’

Media captionTrump to senators: Cancel your vacation Thirty-two million Americans would lose health coverage under a Republican plan to repeal Obamacare, the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) has forecast. The non-partisan office’s analysis found the cost of a medical insurance policy would increase 25% next year and double by 2026. The so-called repeal-and-delay bill would also […]