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US military parade ordered by Trump postponed ‘to 2019’

Image copyright AFP/Getty Images Image caption The US put on a grand military spectacle back in 1991, when troops were celebrating victory in the first Gulf War President Trump’s plans for a Veterans Day military parade through the streets of Washington DC have been delayed until at least 2019. Mr Trump was impressed by France’s […]

US military parade ordered by Trump postponed ‘to 2019’

Image copyright AFP/Getty Images Image caption The US put on a grand military spectacle back in 1991, when troops were celebrating victory in the first Gulf War US defence officials have postponed a planned Veterans Day weekend military parade through the streets of Washington DC until at least 2019. The parade was originally conceived to […]

Colorado father denied bail after wife and two daughters disappear

Colorado father denied bail after wife and two daughters disappear

Image copyright Shanann Watts / Facebook Image caption Chris Watts spoke to the media after his family were reported missing on Monday A father in the US state of Colorado has been denied bail after his arrest following the disappearance of his pregnant wife and two young daughters. Appearing in court for the first time […]

Trump ends ex-CIA head John Brennan’s security access

Image copyright Reuters Image caption John Brennan stepped down as CIA director in January 2017 Donald Trump has revoked the security clearance of ex-CIA chief John Brennan, denying the US president’s critic of any access to sensitive information. White House press secretary Sarah Sanders announced the decision by reading a statement from Mr Trump. The […]

Christine Hallquist: First transgender governor nominee picked

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Christine Hallquist is the first transgender person to win a major party nomination for governor A former energy executive in Vermont has taken a major step towards becoming the first ever transgender governor of a US state. Christine Hallquist defeated three other candidates, including a 14-year-old boy, to win the […]

Pennsylvania priests ‘abused thousands of children’

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Archbishop Donald Wuerl sent a letter to Pennsylvania priests warning them of “profoundly disturbing” details in the report The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has released a grand jury report detailing sex abuse in the Catholic Church, naming over 300 accused clergymen. The landmark grand jury investigation found more than 1,000 […]

New Mexico compound judge gets death threats

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Officers found 11 starving children at the remote compound, and the remains of a toddler A New Mexico judge has received death threats after granting bail to five adults arrested at a desert compound. Judge Sarah Backus said the prosecution had not convinced her the defendants were a threat to […]

Manafort lawyers rest fraud case without calling witnesses

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Paul Manafort entering court back in February (FILE) Ex-Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort’s lawyers have rested their case without calling any witnesses in his bank and tax fraud trial. A US judge also dismissed Mr Manafort’s motion to throw out all 18 charges filed against him by Special Counsel […]

Trump campaign takes legal action against ex-aide Omarosa

Media captionOmarosa Manigault Newman: The audio tapes Donald Trump’s election campaign has begun legal action against an ex-White House aide and reality TV star for allegedly breaching her contract. Donald J Trump for President, Inc has filed for arbitration against Omarosa Manigault Newman, claiming she violated a 2016 non-disclosure agreement. A feud between the two […]

FBI agent Peter Strzok ‘fired over anti-Trump texts’

Media captionFBI’s Peter Strzok: Anti-Trump bias claims ‘deeply destructive’ A veteran FBI agent who exchanged anti-Trump text messages with a colleague during the election has been fired from the FBI, his lawyer has said. Peter Strzok has been accused by Republicans of being biased against Donald Trump, and seeking to prevent his election victory. Mr […]