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On America’s trail of destruction

“Together we are going to end the scourge of drug addiction in America,” President Donald Trump said on Wednesday, as he signed a new bill to tackle the country’s opioid epidemic. Authorities have seized enough fentanyl to kill every single American. It’s a crisis that lines one major highway. These are the stories of Interstate-95. […]

Kurtis Baute: Scientist leaves airtight dome after 15 hours

Image copyright Instagram/kbaute Image caption Kurtis Baute is relying on plants to protect him from mounting CO2 levels as he spends three days in this plastic cube A self-styled “whimsical scientist” who locked himself in an airtight dome with 200 plants to raise awareness of climate change has ended his experiment. Canadian Kurtis Baute entered […]

‘Explosives’ sent to Democrats and CNN were ‘act of terror’, says NYC mayor

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Bomb squad trucks seen outside the Time Warner building in New York City New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio called attempted attacks on CNN and top Democrats, including Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton, “an act of terror”. Suspected bombs were sent to locations in New York, the Washington […]

Khashoggi murder: Crown prince vows to punish ‘culprits’

Image copyright AFP Image caption The Saudis have previously denied accusations that the prince himself had a role in the killing The Saudi crown prince has vowed to punish all the “culprits” responsible for the murder of writer Jamal Khashoggi in Turkey. Speaking at a business forum in Riyadh, Mohammed bin Salman said “the crime […]

On America’s trail of destruction

“Together we are going to end the scourge of drug addiction in America,” President Donald Trump said on Wednesday, as he signed a new bill to tackle the country’s opioid epidemic. Authorities have seized enough fentanyl to kill every single American. It’s a crisis that lines one major highway. These are the stories of Interstate-95. […]

‘Explosive devices’ sent to Hillary Clinton and Obama

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Bomb squad trucks seen outside the Time Warner building in New York City Suspected explosive devices were sent to former US President Barack Obama and ex-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, the US Secret Service has said. It comes two days after a bomb was found at the home of […]

Khashoggi murder: Crown prince vows to punish ‘culprits’

Image copyright AFP Image caption The Saudis have previously denied accusations that the prince himself had a role in the killing The Saudi crown prince has vowed to punish all the “culprits” responsible for the murder of writer Jamal Khashoggi in Turkey. Speaking at a business forum in Riyadh, Mohammed bin Salman said “the crime […]

Trump says Khashoggi murder ‘worst cover-up in history’

Media captionThe US President criticises Saudi Arabia’s handling of Jamal Khashoggi’s death US President Donald Trump has said Saudi Arabia’s response to the murder of the dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi is “the worst cover-up ever”. Those behind the killing in the Saudi consulate in Istanbul three weeks ago “should be in big trouble”, he said. […]

Trump calls Khashoggi murder ‘worst cover-up in history’

Media captionThe US President criticises Saudi Arabia’s handling of Jamal Khashoggi’s death US President Donald Trump has called Saudi Arabia’s response to the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi “the worst cover-up ever”. He added that whoever organised the plot “should be in big trouble”. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said, shortly afterwards, that the US […]

Trump calls Khashoggi murder ‘worst cover-up in history’

Media captionThe US President criticises Saudi Arabia’s handling of Jamal Khashoggi’s death US President Donald Trump has called Saudi Arabia’s response to the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi “the worst cover-up ever”. He added that whoever organised the plot “should be in big trouble”. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said, shortly afterwards, that the US […]