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  • Iraq issues arrest warrant for Trump over Soleimani killing

    Story by AP An arrest warrant was issued Thursday for outgoing President Donald Trump in connection with the killing of an Iranian general and a powerful Iraqi militia leader last year, Iraq's judiciary said. The warrant was issued by a

  • Republicans rebuff Trump on aid cheques and defence bill as Congress wraps up

    The Senate wrapped up a rare New Year's Day session with Republicans rejecting President Donald Trump's demand for 2,000 dollar (£1462) Covid-19 aid cheques and overriding his veto of a sweeping defence bill. The moves came as an

  • Trump supporter, 9, sobs during rally

    A 9-year-old boy named Tate was overwhelmed with emotions at the sight of Donald Trump during a rally in Georgia ahead of the US election. Sitting among the crowd of Trump supporters, he was seen welling up when the president took to the stage.

  • Clip showing Biden naming the wrong state at a rally is fake

    It's an awkward moment when a presidential candidate greets the audience at a rally and names the wrong state. Fortunately for Democratic nominee Joe Biden, that didn't happen to him this week, despite a widely shared video that

  • US Election 2020: What happens if Trump refuses to go?

    While some pundits are predicting an electoral wipeout for US president Donald Trump, anything less and he likely won't go quietly into the night. Mr Trump has repeatedly declined to say whether he will commit to a peaceful transition of

  • Farage appears at Trump rally in Arizona

    Nigel Farage lavished praise on Donald Trump at an Arizona rally after being introduced as one of Europe's "most powerful men", the Guardian reports. Trump jokingly referred to Farage as "a very non-controversial person"

  • Report: Trump took £570k worth of art from US ambassador’s residence in France

    Following accusations that he insulted US war dead during a trip to France in 2018, Donald Trump is facing a new bombshell report concerning his behaviour on the same visit. According to a report by Bloomberg, the president took a fancy to

  • Trump trails Biden by eight points in the polls

    With less than two months to go before America votes in a presidential election, Republican Donald Trump trails his Democrat rival Joe Biden by eight points. Trump, the most divisive president in modern history, is already trying to cast doubt

  • Ex-White House adviser Steve Bannon arrested over border wall fundraising scheme

    Former White House adviser Steve Bannon has been arrested on charges that he and three others ripped off donors to an online fundraising scheme called We Build The Wall. The charges were contained in an indictment unsealed in Manhattan federal

  • Donald Trump’s younger brother Robert dies

    President Donald Trump's younger brother Robert has died aged 71. Robert had fallen seriously ill in a New York City hospital and was visited by his brother on Friday. Mr Trump said: "It is with heavy heart I share that my wonderful

  • The five wildest moments from Donald Trump’s interview with Axios

    Donald Trump's interview with Jonathan Swan, national political correspondent at the Axios news site, has got people talking - but for all the wrong reasons. During the extensive chat, the President appeared to flounder on occasion,

  • Trump: US to ban Chinese app TikTok

    US President Donald Trump said he will take action as soon as Saturday to ban TikTok, a popular Chinese-owned video app that has been a source of national security and censorship concerns. He told reporters on Air Force One as he returned from

  • Twitter gives Trump Jr a tweet timeout for pandemic misinformation

    Twitter has temporarily halted US President Donald Trump's son from tweeting on its site after he shared a video riddled with unsupported claims about coronavirus. Many Republicans reacted with outrage, filling social media with cries of

  • Roger Stone uses racial slur in radio interview

    Roger Stone, a long-time friend of Donald Trump whose 40-month prison sentence was commuted by the US president earlier this month, has used the racial slur "Negro" while talking to a black radio host. The exchange occurred on

  • Trump not ready to commit to election results if he loses

    US President Donald Trump is refusing to publicly commit to accepting the results of the upcoming White House election, recalling a similar threat he made weeks before the 2016 vote. Speaking during an interview on Fox News Sunday, Mr Trump

  • Kanye West says he is anti-abortion and anti-vaccination in presidential bid

    Kanye West has said he is anti-abortion, anti-vaccination and pro-school prayer as he offered more details about his plans to run for president. The rapper also revealed he was ill with coronavirus earlier this year but is sceptical about a

  • Trump brands reports of Russian bounties for killing US troops ‘fake news’

    President Donald Trump dismissed as "fake news" allegations that Russia offered bounties for killing US troops in Afghanistan. He said news stories about the allegations were made up to "damage me and the Republican Party".

  • US could reach 100,000 new virus cases a day, Fauci says

    Dr Anthony Fauci has said coronavirus cases could grow to 100,000 a day in the US if Americans do not start following public health recommendations. The nation's leading infectious disease expert made the remark at a Senate hearing on

  • Anthony Fauci: Next few weeks critical to containing virus spikes

    The US government's top infectious disease expert has told a House committee the next few weeks will be critical to arresting the country's disturbing coronavirus resurgence. Dr Anthony Fauci issued a plea before Congress on Tuesday

  • Trump credits new border wall with stopping migrants, and coronavirus

    President Donald Trump has visited the US-Mexico border to celebrate the construction of more than 200 miles of wall, hoping it will remind voters of progress he has made towards one his 2016 campaign promises. The president credited the wall

  • Facebook removes Trump adverts over Nazi symbol

    Facebook has removed campaign adverts by President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence that featured an upside-down red triangle, a symbol used by Nazis to designate political prisoners in concentration camps. Nathaniel Gleicher, the

  • Supreme Court rejects Trump bid to end protections for young immigrants

    The Supreme Court has rejected Donald Trump's effort to end legal protections for 650,000 young immigrants. The ruling means the young immigrants, known as Dreamers, retain their protection from deportation and their authorisation to work

  • North Korea says it is sending soldiers to joint border sites

    North Korea has said it will send soldiers to closed inter-Korean co-operation sites in its territory and reinstall guard posts and resume military exercises at frontline areas, nullifying deals reached with South Korea two years ago. The

  • Canada’s Trudeau pauses when asked about Trump clearing protesters

    Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau gave a lengthy pause when asked about the use of tear gas on protesters in the US, adding that Canadians were watching their southern neighbour with "horror and consternation". Mr Trudeau paused

  • Donald Trump says state governors are ‘weak’ in face of protests

    President Donald Trump has derided the nation's governors as "weak" and demanded tougher crackdowns on protesters in the aftermath of another night of violent protests in dozens of US cities. Mr Trump spoke to governors on a video

  • Trump escalates war on Twitter and social media protections

    President Donald Trump has escalated his war on social media companies, signing an executive order challenging the liability protections that have served as a bedrock for unfettered speech on the internet. But the move appears to be more about