California hotel employee ‘prevents mass shooting’

Image copyright Long Beach Police Department Image caption Police seized weapons including an assault rifle California police say a hotel worker may have prevented a mass shooting after the worker reported that a disgruntled colleague had threatened to shoot staff and guests. Acting on the tip-off, officers arrested a 37-year-old man who was found to […]

California hotel employee ‘prevents mass shooting’

Image copyright Long Beach Police Department Image caption Police seized weapons including an assault rifle California police say a hotel worker may have prevented a mass shooting after the worker reported that a disgruntled colleague had threatened to shoot staff and guests. Acting on the tip-off, officers arrested a 37-year-old man who was found to […]

Greenland: Trump criticises ‘nasty’ Denmark over cancelled visit

Media captionDenmark called Trump’s bid to buy Greenland “absurd” – he called that “nasty” and offensive to the US. US President Donald Trump has called the Danish leader “nasty” after she rebuffed his idea of buying Greenland. He lashed out hours after Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen said she was “sorry” that Mr Trump had abruptly […]

Greenland: Trump criticises ‘nasty’ Denmark over cancelled visit

Media captionDenmark called Trump’s bid to buy Greenland “absurd” – he called that “nasty” and offensive to the US. US President Donald Trump has called the Danish leader “nasty” after she rebuffed his idea of buying Greenland. He lashed out hours after Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen said she was “sorry” that Mr Trump had abruptly […]

US moves to abolish child migrant custody limits

Image copyright Getty Images Migrant families who cross the southern border of the US illegally could be detained indefinitely under a new regulation announced by the Trump administration. It replaces an agreement that set a limit on how long the government could hold migrant children in custody. The move was announced by Acting Homeland Security […]

Denmark defiant on Greenland after Trump cancels state visit

Media captionWatch: Greenland wouldn’t be the first time the US bought territory Denmark’s Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen says she is “annoyed and surprised” after Donald Trump cancelled his visit over the future of Greenland. “Our preparations were well under way,” she said, adding she had been looking forward to meeting the US president. Ms Frederiksen […]

Venezuela crisis: President Maduro admits secret talks with US

Image copyright AFP Image caption The Venezuelan leader has confirmed that he is in talks with the Trump administration Venezuela’s embattled President Nicolás Maduro said he had been in talks with the Trump administration for months, even as the US ramped up its sanctions. The US is one of more than 50 nations which do […]

Trump accuses Jewish Democrat voters of ‘great disloyalty’

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Jewish American groups have criticised the president over the remarks US President Donald Trump has said Jewish Americans who vote for the Democratic Party show “either a total lack of knowledge or great disloyalty”. The remark drew sharp criticism that Mr Trump had used an anti-Semitic trope that accuses […]

Texas school district sued for colouring in teen’s hair

Image copyright AFP PHOTO / KALLINEN LAW PLCC/HANDOUT Image caption The 13-year-old felt “extremely degraded” after the incident, the lawsuit says Parents of a teenager who had his hair style filled in with a black marker pen have filed a civil rights suit against the Texas school district. In April, a 13-year-old identified as JT […]

Trump considers new tax cut to boost US economy

Image copyright Getty Images President Donald Trump has confirmed he is considering a new, temporary payroll tax cut to help boost the US economy. White House officials had earlier dismissed reports that the administration was discussing the move. But speaking to reporters, the president said a “payroll tax is something that we think about, and […]

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