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Michael Spavor: Second Canadian ‘missing’ in China

Image copyright AFP Image caption Michael Spavor (left) helped arrange ex-NBA star Dennis Rodman’s trip to North Korea in 2013 Canada’s foreign ministry says it is trying to make contact with a second Canadian who is believed to have been detained in China. Michael Spavor, a businessman based in Dandong near the North Korean border, […]

Michael Cohen blames Trump’s ‘dirty deeds’ as he is jailed

Media captionCohen walked free from court – but will have to report to jail in March US President Donald Trump’s former lawyer Michael Cohen, who once said he’d take a bullet for him, has lashed out at his ex-boss’ “dirty deeds” as he was given a 36-month prison sentence. Cohen is the first member of […]

Michael Cohen blames Trump’s ‘dirty deeds’ as he is jailed

Media captionCohen walked free from court – but will have to report to jail in March US President Donald Trump’s former lawyer Michael Cohen, who once said he’d take a bullet for him, has lashed out at his ex-boss’ “dirty deeds” as he was given a 36-month prison sentence. Cohen is the first member of […]

Judge orders Stormy Daniels to reimburse Trump’s legal fees

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption President Donald Trump denies the allegations made by Stormy Daniels A US judge has ordered porn actress Stormy Daniels to reimburse President Donald Trump’s legal fees after her defamation case was thrown out. Ms Daniels, who says she had sex with Mr Trump in 2006, sued him after he […]

Judge orders Stormy Daniels to reimburse Trump’s legal fees

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption President Donald Trump denies the allegations made by Stormy Daniels A US judge has ordered porn actress Stormy Daniels to reimburse President Donald Trump’s legal fees after her defamation case was thrown out. Ms Daniels, who says she had sex with Mr Trump in 2006, sued him after he […]

Judge orders Stormy Daniels to reimburse Trump’s legal fees

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption President Donald Trump denies the allegations made by Stormy Daniels A US judge has ordered porn actress Stormy Daniels to reimburse President Donald Trump’s legal fees after her defamation case was thrown out. Ms Daniels, who says she had sex with Mr Trump in 2006, sued him after he […]

Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou released on bail in Canada

Image copyright Reuters The chief financial officer of Chinese telecoms giant Huawei has been granted bail by a Canadian court. Meng Wanzhou, the daughter of Huawei’s founder, could be extradited to the US to face fraud charges linked to the alleged violation of sanctions on Iran. A judge in Vancouver set bail at C$10m (£6m; […]

Trump bickers with top Democrats over border wall funding

Media captionPresident Trump and Democratic leaders clash over border wall funding in a feisty Oval Office meeting. US President Donald Trump has threatened to shut down the government over funding a US southern border wall in budget talks with top Democrats. In a heated exchange with Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer, Mr Trump said he […]

Google chief denies political bias claims

Image copyright EPA Image caption Mr Pichai said Google steered clear of “political bias” Google chief Sundar Pichai has faced accusations of political bias from US politicians. Mr Pichai was being quizzed by members of the House Judiciary Committee about the way his tech firm runs it business. Google was accused of having “programmed” bias […]

Trump rolls back decades of Clean Water Act protections

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption American bullfrog floating at the surface of a farm pond in Kentucky USA The Trump administration has taken aim at removing environmental federal protections for wetlands and isolated streams from pollution. The Environmental Protection Agency unveiled a proposal redefining US waters under the Clean Water Act. Farm and agriculture […]