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Trump: ‘Scary and difficult time for young men’ in US

Media captionTrump: “Somebody could accuse you of something and you’re automatically guilty.” President Donald Trump has told reporters it is a “difficult” and “scary” time for young men in the US. Mr Trump’s remarks came as he reiterated his support for Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, who is battling sexual misconduct claims by several women. […]

Secret Service intercepts suspicious envelope sent to Trump

Image copyright Getty Images A suspicious envelope that was addressed to President Donald Trump was intercepted by the Secret Service on Monday, US authorities say. The envelope did not enter the White House, according to the authorities. Two other packages suspected of containing the deadly poison ricin were found at a Pentagon mail screening facility […]

US arrests four Charlottesville Unite the Right ‘rioters’

Image copyright Ryan M Kelly / Daily Progress Image caption People were thrown into the air as a car ploughed into crowds – the incident capped up a day of tension and clashes in Charlottesville, Virginia Four men have been arrested and charged with inciting riots at last year’s deadly Unite the Right rally in […]

Trump taxes: New York authorities examine president’s tax affairs

Image copyright AFP/Getty Images Image caption A lawyer for the president said claims he was involved in tax evasion are “100% false” The New York State Tax Department has confirmed it is investigating claims by the New York Times that President Trump helped his parents dodge millions of dollars in taxes. The paper has alleged […]

Trump: ‘Scary and difficult time for young men’ in US

Media captionTrump: “Somebody could accuse you of something and you’re automatically guilty.” President Donald Trump has told reporters that it is a “difficult” and “scary” time for young men in the US. Mr Trump’s remarks came as he reiterated his support for Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, who is currently facing sexual misconduct allegations by […]

‘Ricin poison’ packages sent to Pentagon

Image copyright Getty Images Two packages containing a suspicious substance have been found at a Pentagon mail screening facility and sent to the FBI analysis, officials say. The envelopes, which contained the deadly poison ricin according to officials cited by US media, were discovered on Monday. The screening area is not inside the main building, […]

US arrests four Charlottesville Unite the Right ‘rioters’

Image copyright Ryan M Kelly / Daily Progress Image caption People were thrown into the air as a car ploughed into crowds – the incident capped up a day of tension and clashes in Charlottesville, Virginia Four men have been arrested and charged with inciting riots at last year’s deadly Unite the Right rally in […]

Canadian is third woman to win physics Nobel

Image copyright Uni Waterloo Image caption Dr Strickland shared the prize for discoveries in laser physics The Nobel Prize in Physics has been awarded to a woman for the first time in 55 years. Donna Strickland, from Canada, is only the third woman winner of the award, along with Marie Curie, who won in 1903, […]

Trump: FBI can question ‘anybody’ about Brett Kavanaugh

Media captionTrump: I’d be the world’s worst drinker President Trump has said he wants the FBI to conduct a “very comprehensive investigation” into sexual assault allegations against his Supreme Court nominee – but not a “witch hunt”. US media reports earlier suggested the White House wanted to restrict the inquiry into Judge Brett Kavanaugh. Mr […]

South China Sea: Chinese ship forces US destroyer off course

Media captionIn August, a BBC team flew over the disputed South China Sea islands in a US military plane A Chinese warship has forced an American destroyer to change course in the South China Sea by sailing close to it in an “unsafe and unprofessional” manner, the US Navy says. The USS Decatur was sailing […]