BREAKING NEWS

American politics

News

Trump's popularity hit low point in days after Obamacare failure

Donald Trump’s approval ranking fell to its lowest point after his plans to reform Obamacare failed, analysis of his first 100 days in office reveals.

Donald Trump’s approval ranking fell to its lowest point after his plans to reform Obamacare failed, analysis of his first 100 days in office reveals.

News

Trump vowed wonders in 100 days, now says milestone not important

In a Washington park, baby Oscar is getting ready to mark his 100 days on the planet, born just hours before Donald Trump was sworn in as president.

In a Washington park, baby Oscar is getting ready to mark his 100 days on the planet, born just hours before Donald Trump was sworn in as president.

News

Ivanka booed in Berlin as she defends Donald

The US "First Daughter" fielded catcalls when she described her father as "a tremendous champion of supporting families"

The US "First Daughter" fielded catcalls when she described her father as "a tremendous champion of supporting families"

Business

Trump's tax reform plan promised, but details could be elusive

President Trump says he wants to unveil a tax reform plan as early as Wednesday but there's speculation it will just be tax cuts without details.

President Trump says he wants to unveil a tax reform plan as early as Wednesday but there's speculation it will just be tax cuts without details.

News

Obama promotes listening skills in first public appearance after leaving office

For his first public appearance since leaving the White House Barack Obama chose to address what he called "the next generation of leaders" - in this case students at the University of Chicago in his

For his first public appearance since leaving the White House Barack Obama chose to address what he called "the next generation of leaders" - in this case students at the University of Chicago in his

News

The American left's free speech reversal: View

By Peter Van Voorhis In the 1960s, activists at the University of California, Berkeley started the American free speech movement, where millions of students across the country fought for free speech r

By Peter Van Voorhis In the 1960s, activists at the University of California, Berkeley started the American free speech movement, where millions of students across the country fought for free speech r

News

March for Science draws thousands worldwide against evidence denial

Demonstrators turned out in many cities around the world on Saturday to join Earth Day events billed as a “celebration science” – to counter what organisers say is a growing denial of evidence-based k

Demonstrators turned out in many cities around the world on Saturday to join Earth Day events billed as a “celebration science” – to counter what organisers say is a growing denial of evidence-based k

News

'Enough is enough', Sessions tells US sanctuary cities protecting migrants

The US Attorney General has warned America’s so-called “sanctuary cities” protecting immigrants from potential deportation that “enough is enough”.

The US Attorney General has warned America’s so-called “sanctuary cities” protecting immigrants from potential deportation that “enough is enough”.

News

Melania saves the day as President Trump forgets his etiquette

Web surfers have seized on a detail from Donald Trump's Easter Egg Roll at the White House, where wife Melania had to remind her husband of the way to salute in public.

Web surfers have seized on a detail from Donald Trump's Easter Egg Roll at the White House, where wife Melania had to remind her husband of the way to salute in public.

News

Georgia Democrat puts Donald Trump's popularity to the test in Congress vote

Democrat wins most votes, but short of majority Race seen as a referendum on Trump Novice Democrat candidate Jon Ossoff fell short of pulling off a major upset in a congressional election in Atlant

Democrat wins most votes, but short of majority Race seen as a referendum on Trump Novice Democrat candidate Jon Ossoff fell short of pulling off a major upset in a congressional election in Atlant

News

Trump's popularity test in Georgia

A runoff is on the cards after a Democrat narrowly failed to pull off victory in a congressional vote in a suburban Atlanta seat.

A runoff is on the cards after a Democrat narrowly failed to pull off victory in a congressional vote in a suburban Atlanta seat.

News

US and Russia ties "at a low point"

The presidents of the United States and Russia have both presented a negative view of the relationship between their two countries.

The presidents of the United States and Russia have both presented a negative view of the relationship between their two countries.

News

Russia-US ties at 'low point', but progress made at Moscow talks

In a period the US Secretary of State has labelled a ‘low point’ in relations, Rex Tillerson travelled to Moscow for talks with the both Russian foreign minister and…

In a period the US Secretary of State has labelled a ‘low point’ in relations, Rex Tillerson travelled to Moscow for talks with the both Russian foreign minister and…

News

Spicer apologises for 'reprehensible' Holocaust comments

White House spokesman Sean Spicer has apologised for what he says are “inexcusable and reprehensible” comments appearing to compare the Syrian regime to that of Adolf…

White House spokesman Sean Spicer has apologised for what he says are “inexcusable and reprehensible” comments appearing to compare the Syrian regime to that of Adolf…

Business

Trump and the art of the deal with China

Business Line looks at the issues dividing US President Donald Trump and China's Xi-Jinping and the prospects for overcoming those divisions.

Business Line looks at the issues dividing US President Donald Trump and China's Xi-Jinping and the prospects for overcoming those divisions.

Business

Trump promises bank law reforms - again

After a strategy meeting with major US companies CEOs President Donald Trump said he is working to reduce regulations and revamp the Dodd-Frank law.

After a strategy meeting with major US companies CEOs President Donald Trump said he is working to reduce regulations and revamp the Dodd-Frank law.

News

Ivanka Trump influenced Syria bombing, brother suggests

Eric Trump said the bombing, which has strained ties with Russia, also proved that his father will not be "pushed around" by the Kremlin.

Eric Trump said the bombing, which has strained ties with Russia, also proved that his father will not be "pushed around" by the Kremlin.

News

Trump's national security adviser in move to Singapore

President Donald Trump’s deputy national security adviser, KT McFarland, has reportedly been asked to step down just three months in the job.

President Donald Trump’s deputy national security adviser, KT McFarland, has reportedly been asked to step down just three months in the job.

News

Embattled House Intel chairman, close to Trump, steps aside from Russia probe

Devin Nunes, the head of a congressional probe into alleged Russian meddling in the US presidential election, said he would temporarily step aside to face an ethics inquiry.

Devin Nunes, the head of a congressional probe into alleged Russian meddling in the US presidential election, said he would temporarily step aside to face an ethics inquiry.

News

US Senate expected to go nuclear over Supreme Court nomination

US Republican Senators are expected to invoke the “nuclear option” Thursday to force through President Donald Trump's nominee to the US Supreme Court.

US Republican Senators are expected to invoke the “nuclear option” Thursday to force through President Donald Trump's nominee to the US Supreme Court.

News

Pyongyang’s latest missile launch raises stakes of US-China summit

North Korea’s latest ballistic missile launch came less than two days before a highly anticipated US-China summit in Florida, theatrically reminding Washington and Beijing what is at…

North Korea’s latest ballistic missile launch came less than two days before a highly anticipated US-China summit in Florida, theatrically reminding Washington and Beijing what is at…