Fast & Furious shows ‘no love’ to women

Fast & Furious shows ‘no love’ to women

Fast & Furious actress Michelle Rodriguez says she may leave the franchise if its female stars are not treated better on screen. Michelle made the claim on Instagram on the day the eighth film in the franchise was released online. She’s played the character of Letty in five of the eight movies between 2001 and […]

Trump to attend Bastille Day celebrations in France

Media captionWhat was behind last month’s well documented handshake? US President Donald Trump has accepted an invitation to attend this year’s Bastille Day celebrations in France. Mr Trump will join the 14 July annual military parade in Paris, which this year marks the 100th anniversary of the entry of the US into World War One. […]

Republican health bill in jeopardy after CBO bombshell

Image copyright Getty Images Republicans are scrambling to shore up their Obamacare repeal legislation as congressional misgivings mount after a damning forecast on the bill’s impact. Some 22 million Americans would lose health insurance over the next decade under the plan, said the non-partisan Congressional Budgetary Office (CBO). Susan Collins of Maine is the latest […]

Trump causes ‘major’ shift in global view of US: Pew

Trump causes ‘major’ shift in global view of US: Pew

Image caption Trump isn’t shy of sharing views on many countries – but what do they think of him? Donald Trump’s presidency has had a “major impact on how the world sees the United States”, a large new study says. The survey, by the Pew Research Center, interviewed more than 40,000 people in 37 countries […]

Three CNN journalists resign after Trump aide article removed

Image copyright AFP Image caption CNN has had a stormy relationship with the new Trump administration since it took office Three journalists have resigned from US news network CNN after the broadcaster retracted an article alleging a Trump aide was under investigation by Congress. The story was taken down on Friday following an internal probe, […]

Senate healthcare bill leaves 22m more without cover, CBO says

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption A number of Republican senators have expressed reservations about the party’s plan Some 22 million Americans could lose their health insurance over the next decade under a Senate bill to replace Obamacare, a congressional report says. However, the bill would reduce the budget deficit, the non-partisan Congressional Budgetary Office […]

US warns Syria over ‘potential’ plan for chemical attack

Media captionAbo Rabeea says he is still suffering from the suspected chemical weapons strike in Khan Sheikhoun The US says it has identified “potential preparations” for another chemical attack in Syria, and issued a stark warning to the Syrian government. The White House said the activities were similar to those made before a suspected chemical […]

Trump travel ban injunction partly lifted by top US court

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The original ban in January provoked mass protests at American airports US President Donald Trump has welcomed a Supreme Court ruling allowing his travel ban to be partly reinstated as a “victory for our national security”. America’s highest court also granted a White House request allowing part of its […]

Canada nurse Elizabeth Wettlaufer jailed for life for murders

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Elizabeth Wettlaufer, arrested in October last year, was described as a “shadow of death” A Canadian nurse who used insulin to kill eight elderly patients in Ontario care homes has been sentenced to life in prison, local media report. Elizabeth Wettlaufer, 49, pleaded guilty earlier this month to killing […]

Trump travel ban injunction lifted in part by Supreme Court

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The original ban in January provoked mass protests at American airports The US Supreme Court has partially lifted an injunction against President Donald Trump’s travel ban. America’s highest court also granted an emergency request from the White House allowing part of the refugee ban to go into effect. The […]