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Trump-Putin summit: US seeks better ties with Russia

Media captionThe moment President Trump meets counterpart Vladimir Putin. US President Donald Trump has said getting on with Russia is “a good thing, not a bad thing” at the start of his first summit with Vladimir Putin. Mr Trump said he hoped for an “extraordinary relationship” as the two presidents met in Helsinki, Finland. Earlier, […]

Trump-Putin summit: US leader cautious ahead of Helsinki talks

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption President Trump arrived in Finland with First Lady Melania Trump US President Donald Trump will meet his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin on Monday, ending a tumultuous European tour in which he criticised his allies. Mr Trump said he had “low expectations” ahead of the talks in the Finnish capital, […]

Trump criticises Obama over US 2016 election hack

Image copyright Reuters Image caption The leaders will reportedly discuss US-Russia relations and national security issues on Monday US President Donald Trump has criticised the administration of his predecessor Barack Obama over alleged Russian hacking to help him win the 2016 presidential election. “Why didn’t they do something about it?” he tweeted, adding that Mr […]

White House: Trump-Putin summit ‘is on’ after hacking indictment

Image copyright Reuters Image caption The leaders will reportedly discuss US-Russia relations and national security issues on Monday A summit between US President Donald Trump and Russian leader Vladimir Putin will go ahead as planned despite tension over Moscow’s alleged election meddling, the White House says. The pair will meet for talks in the Finnish […]

White House: Trump-Putin summit ‘is on’ after hacking indictment

Image copyright Reuters Image caption The leaders will reportedly discuss US-Russia relations and national security issues on Monday A summit between US President Donald Trump and Russian leader Vladimir Putin will go ahead as planned despite tension over Moscow’s alleged election meddling, the White House says. The pair will meet for talks in the Finnish […]

Donald Trump: US-UK relationship is ‘highest level of special’

Media captionTrump on Brexit story ‘fake news’ Donald Trump has insisted the US-UK relationship is “the highest level of special”, hours after he told the Sun Theresa May’s Brexit plan would kill a trade deal between the countries. Speaking alongside the PM, Mr Trump said Brexit was an “incredible opportunity” and “whatever” the UK did […]

Trump May comments ‘a remarkable breach of protocol’

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Mr Trump delivered an “astonishing political knifing” to Mrs May, CNN said President Trump’s comments to British newspaper The Sun are being described in the US as a “Brexit bomb” – but some White House correspondents are querying whether he really intended to rule out a trade deal with […]

‘See you in court,’ Nova Scotia lotto win aunt tells nephew

Image copyright Courtesy Facebook Image caption Barbara Reddick (R) and Tyrone MacInnis A Canadian woman’s first act upon winning the lottery was to threaten to sue her nephew for his half of the C$1.2m ($912,000; £690,000) win. “See you in court,” Barbara Reddick told Tyrone MacInnis as they both posed with the giant novelty cheque […]

Sparks fly in FBI agent’s Trump testimony

Media captionFBI’s Peter Strzok: Anti-Trump bias claims ‘deeply destructive’ President Donald Trump may be out of the country, but Robert Mueller’s investigation into possible ties between the Trump campaign and Russia grinds on. And Thursday was a fairly dramatic day on multiple fronts. At the US Capitol, one of the former top members of the […]

US salmonella outbreak: ‘Do not eat Honey Smacks,’ shoppers told

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Kellogg’s issued a recall of Honey Smacks in June US health officials have issued a blunt warning for people to avoid Honey Smacks, a popular breakfast cereal linked to a salmonella outbreak. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) urged consumers: “Do not eat this cereal.” More than […]

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