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Trump ‘to do everything’ for Middle East peace

Image copyright AFP Image caption Mr Trump said he looks forward to working with Israeli and Palestinian leaders for lasting peace US President Donald Trump has said he will “do everything” to help Israelis and Palestinians achieve peace. At talks with Mahmoud Abbas, he spoke of being gratified that the Palestinian leader had committed to […]

Ariana Grande says she feels ‘broken’ after Manchester concert attack

Image copyright PA Image caption Ariana Grande, pictured in June 2016, is currently on a European tour Ariana Grande has expressed her sorrow at the deaths of 22 people in an explosion after a show in Manchester. The US star is thought to be physically unhurt, but has posted a tweet saying: “Broken. from the […]

Chinese student sorry after uproar at US ‘fresh air’ speech

Chinese student sorry after uproar at US ‘fresh air’ speech

Image copyright University of Maryland Image caption Ms Yang said the air in the US was “sweet and fresh” A Chinese student has apologised following a furious reaction to her US graduation speech that praised the “fresh air of democracy”. Speaking at the University of Maryland, Yang Shuping drew a parallel between air pollution in […]

Ex-national security adviser ‘lied’ on security clearance

Media captionGen Michael Flynn explains Donald Trump’s appeal during the campaign Ex-US National Security Adviser Michael Flynn “lied” about income from Russian companies while renewing his security clearance, a top Democrat says. Elijah Cummings released a letter that shows Mr Flynn said his foreign trips were paid for by US firms, but a Moscow visit […]

Sinkhole opens at Trump’s Florida retreat

Media captionThe hole is near a water main A sinkhole has opened at President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago golf resort in Florida. The town of Palm Beach, where Mr Trump’s retreat is located, tweeted a traffic alert on Monday morning about the 4ft by 4ft (1.2m) road cavity. City officials tweeted that the hole had formed […]

Ex-national security adviser ducks Senate’s Russia inquiry

Media captionGen Michael Flynn explains Donald Trump’s appeal during the campaign President Donald Trump’s fired national security adviser has refused to hand over files to a Senate panel probing alleged Russian political meddling. Michael Flynn invoked his legal right against self-incrimination, his lawyers told the committee. The Senate Intelligence Committee is investigating possible links between […]

Trump ‘to do everything’ for Middle East peace

Image copyright AFP Image caption Mr Trump says he looks forward to working with Israeli and Palestinian leaders for lasting peace US President Donald Trump has said he will “do everything” to help Israelis and Palestinians achieve peace. In a meeting with Mahmoud Abbas, he spoke of being gratified that the Palestinian leader was ready […]

Sinkhole opens at Trump’s Florida retreat

Image copyright ABC Image caption The sinkhole is directly in front of Mar-a-Lago A sinkhole has opened at President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago golf resort in Florida. The town of Palm Beach, where Mr Trump’s retreat is located, tweeted a traffic alert on Monday morning about the 4ft by 4ft (1.2m) road cavity. City officials tweeted […]

Turkey accuses US of ‘aggressive actions’ over brawl

Media captionProtesters injured outside Turkish embassy in Washington Turkey has blamed US officials for “aggressive and unprofessional actions” and “security lapses” during President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s visit last week. The Turkish foreign minister said it had summoned the US ambassador, John Bass, and asked for an investigation. During the key visit, a brawl erupted between […]

Ex-national security adviser ducks Senate’s Russia inquiry

Media captionGen Michael Flynn explains Donald Trump’s appeal during the campaign President Donald Trump’s fired national security adviser has refused to hand over files to a Senate panel probing alleged Russian political meddling. Michael Flynn invoked his legal right against self-incrimination, his lawyers told the committee. The Senate Intelligence Committee is investigating possible links between […]

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