Hunter Biden defends Ukraine and China business dealings

Image copyright Paul Morigi/Getty Images The son of former US Vice-President Joe Biden has defended his foreign business dealings amid attacks by the White House and increasing media scrutiny. Hunter Biden – who has had business ties in Ukraine and China in recent years – told ABC news that he had done “nothing wrong”. But […]

LeBron James on NBA-China row: Morey tweet was ‘misinformed’

Image copyright Reuters Image caption LeBron James is known for speaking up about social issues like police brutality Basketball superstar LeBron James has weighed in on a row between the NBA and China, saying a team manager who caused uproar with a tweet about Hong Kong “wasn’t educated” on the situation. In a now-deleted tweet, […]

Trump inquiry: Bolton called Giuliani a hand grenade, ex-official says

Image copyright EPA Image caption Fiona Hill, a former White House adviser on Russia, testified behind closed doors Former US national security adviser John Bolton was so alarmed about White House efforts to pressure Ukraine, he told an aide to alert a lawyer, US media report. Mr Bolton also reportedly warned that Mr Trump’s personal […]

LeBron James on NBA-China row: Morey tweet was ‘misinformed’

Image copyright Reuters Image caption LeBron James is known for speaking up about social issues like police brutality Basketball superstar LeBron James has weighed in on a row between the NBA and China, saying a team manager who caused uproar with a tweet about Hong Kong “wasn’t educated” on the situation. In a now-deleted tweet, […]

Police officer charged over Texas bedroom shooting

Media captionFootage shows moment officer shoots woman through bedroom window The US police officer who shot dead a black woman in her bedroom on Saturday has been held and charged with murder. Police in Forth Worth, Texas, wrote on Twitter that Aaron Dean was being held in the Tarrant County jail. On Monday police chief […]

British holidaymakers ‘traumatised’ after arrest at US border

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Protesters in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, calling for immigration detention centres to be shut down earlier this year. The British couple detained are not pictured here A British couple say they have been detained in the US after accidentally crossing the border from Canada. The couple say they are being held […]

Fort Worth shooting: Relatives call for federal investigation

Media captionVictim’s neighbour “feels guilty” for calling police Relatives of a black woman who was killed by police through her bedroom window are calling for federal officials to investigate the shooting. A lawyer for the family on Monday said the white officer should be “vigorously prosecuted” as the local police department was “clearly incompetent”. Atatiana […]

Fort Worth shooting: Relatives call for federal investigation

Media captionVictim’s neighbour “feels guilty” for calling police Relatives of a black woman who was killed by police through her bedroom window are calling for federal officials to investigate the shooting. A lawyer for the family on Monday said the white officer should be “vigorously prosecuted” as the local police department was “clearly incompetent”. Atatiana […]

Pro-Trump massacre video prompts media condemnation

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption US President Donald Trump has repeatedly hit out at what he calls the “fake news media” at rallies and on Twitter American media groups have urged the White House to condemn a parody video showing the US president massacring media outlets and political rivals. The White House Correspondents’ Association […]

Pro-Trump massacre video prompts media condemnation

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption US President Donald Trump has repeatedly hit out at what he calls the “fake news media” at rallies and on Twitter American media groups have urged the White House to condemn a parody video showing the US president massacring media outlets and political rivals. The White House Correspondents’ Association […]

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