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NY Stock Exchange President: ‘A man wouldn’t get that question’

Stacey Cunningham, the president of the New York Stock Exchange, says “society needs to change [its] expectations around what women should be doing and what men should be doing”. BBC 100 Women names 100 influential and inspirational women around the world every year and shares their stories. Find us on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter and […]

Trump submits answers to Mueller’s Russia inquiry

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Mr Trump said that answering questions about alleged Russian meddling were “very easy” US President Donald Trump has submitted his written answers to the special counsel over alleged Russian meddling during the 2016 presidential campaign. Mr Trump’s lawyer, Rudy Giuliani, said some of the questions posed by special counsel Robert […]

Chicago hospital shooting: Doctor, pharmacist and policeman mourned

Image copyright CBS/ Facebook Image caption From left: Dr Tamara O’Neal, Officer Samuel Jimenez, and pharmacist Dayna Less Tributes have been paid to three people shot dead in a Chicago hospital by a gunman who targeted his former fiancĂ©e. The suspect killed a doctor, a pharmacist and a police officer at Mercy Hospital on Monday […]

US migrant caravan: Trump’s asylum ban halted by judge

Media captionTrump and the facts about the migrant caravan A US federal judge has blocked an order issued by President Trump to deny asylum to migrants crossing the southern US border illegally. US District Judge Jon Tigar in San Francisco issued the temporary restraining order after hearing arguments by civil rights groups. Mr Trump signed […]

Chicago hospital shooting: Doctor, pharmacist and policeman killed

Media captionEyewitness at the cancer centre: “I was in the gunfire and had to duck down” A doctor, a newly graduated pharmacist and a police officer were killed after a gunman opened fire at a hospital in Chicago, police say. The gunman was seen arguing with the doctor, Tamara O’Neal, who he had been in […]

Chicago hospital shooting: Medical staff and policeman among four dead

Media captionEyewitness at the cancer centre: ‘I was in the gunfire and had to duck down’ Four people have died in a shooting at a Chicago hospital, including two female members of staff and a police officer, and the gunman himself. The two women killed were a doctor and a pharmaceutical assistant, Mayor Rahm Emanuel […]

Chicago hospital shooting: Four critical and gunman dead

Media captionEyewitness at the cancer centre: ‘I was in the gunfire and had to duck down’ At least four people have been critically injured, including a police officer and a hospital employee, in a shooting at a Chicago hospital. A police spokesman confirmed the gunman was dead. It is not clear if he took his […]

Jim Acosta row: White House restores CNN reporter’s pass

Media captionTrump v Acosta The White House has restored the press credentials of CNN reporter Jim Acosta, less than two weeks after withdrawing them over an argument with President Trump during a news conference. The reversal came days after a judge ordered the administration to reinstate the journalist’s press pass. Announcing its decision on Monday, […]

Father sues McDonald’s over ‘advertising’ of Happy Meals

Image copyright Getty Images A Quebec father has launched a class-action lawsuit against McDonald’s, alleging the company’s Happy Meals break strict provincial laws against advertising to children. Since its debut in 1979, the Happy Meal has been a staple of McDonald’s menu and a go-to meal option on family road trips. But some parents are […]

California wildfire destroys police officer’s home

As wildfires in California continue to burn, emergency services in the town of Paradise are searching for the missing. The BBC’s Dan Johnson joined Sergeant Rob Nichols of Paradise Police who lost his own home in the fire. Concern over rain in wildfire search effort California wildfire destroys police officer’s home