Category: U.S

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staffAugust 3, 2017

Statue of Liberty caught in White House immigration row

The Statue of Liberty was the focus of a monumental exchange between a White House adviser and a reporter after ...

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staffAugust 2, 2017

US to North Korea: We’re not your enemy

The US government is not seeking a regime change in North Korea, the secretary of state says, amid tensions over ...

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staffJuly 30, 2017

Trump responds to N Korea with missile defence test and B-1 drills

The US says it has carried out a successful test of its controversial anti-missile system and has flown B-1 bombers ...

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staffJuly 30, 2017

Mike Pence in Estonia to ease Russia concerns in Baltic

US Vice President Mike Pence is visiting Estonia to reassure the three Baltic NATO members, concerned over neighbouring Russia’s military ...

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staffJuly 28, 2017

House passes spending bill with $1.6B to begin border wall

The House approved a $788 billion national security bill Thursday that includes $1.6 billion towards a wall along the U.S.-Mexico ...

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staffJuly 28, 2017

Nevada judge grants killer Dozier’s request for execution date

A convicted murderer who has been on death row since 2007 asked for an execution date Thursday, and a Las ...

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staffJuly 28, 2017

Senators threaten to block healthcare ‘skinny repeal’ bill

Republican Senators threatened to vote against the latest Obamacare repeal bill unless they received a guarantee it would be debated ...

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staffJuly 27, 2017

Transgender ban: No policy change for now, says top general

Transgender people will not be banned from serving in the US military until the president issues guidance to the Pentagon, ...

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staffJuly 26, 2017

Trump: Transgender people ‘can’t serve’ in US military

US President Donald Trump says transgender people cannot serve in “any capacity” in the military. He tweeted that he had ...

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staffJuly 25, 2017

Obamacare: US senators vote in favour of debating repeal

The US Senate has voted to start debating a new Republican healthcare bill in a major step forward for President ...