Stormy Daniels case: Trump denies campaign funds paid off porn actor

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Mr Trump has previously said he knew nothing of the payment to Ms Daniels President Donald Trump has denied any money from his campaign was used to buy an adult film actor’s silence over an affair he says never happened. He admitted in a tweet lawyer Michael Cohen had paid […]

Janelle Monae reflects on how the media covered her coming out as pansexual

Image copyright AFP Image caption The star addresses sexuality and politics on her new album, Dirty Computer Last week, the pop star and actress Janelle Monae came out as pansexual in an interview with Rolling Stone. The singer, who had previously kept her sexuality private, said she’d “been in relationships with both men and women” […]

Georgia plane crash: Nine dead after military plane comes down in US state

Image copyright EPA Image caption Firefighters and local teams secured the site of the crash Nine people have been confirmed dead after a military cargo plane crashed in the US state of Georgia. Everyone on board the C-130 plane was killed when it came down beside a highway near an airport in Savannah. It belonged […]

Trump repaid his lawyer the $130,000 used to silence Stormy Daniels, says Giuliani

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Mr Trump has previously said he knew nothing of the payment to Ms Daniels President Donald Trump personally repaid his lawyer the $130,000 that was used to buy an adult film actor’s silence about an alleged affair, his legal aide Rudy Giuliani has said. It appears to contradict Mr Trump, […]

North Korea-US talks: Who are North Korea’s American detainees?

Image copyright Reuters Image caption One of the three men who have been reportedly relocated, Kim Dong-chul, was sentenced to 10 years’ hard labour after appearing before the media to confess in March 2016 Three Americans detained in North Korea have been relocated to a Pyongyang hotel and are receiving good food and medical care, […]

Mueller ‘threatened Trump with subpoena’ amid Russia probe

Image copyright PA/reuters Image caption Mr Mueller (right) threatened to force Mr Trump to answer investigators’ questions Special Counsel Robert Mueller warned he could issue a subpoena for Donald Trump to appear before a grand jury as part of a probe into alleged Russian election meddling, US media report. Mr Mueller suggested the move during […]

Siblings reunited after the crash that killed their parents

Image copyright Teresa Burrell Image caption Angela and Zachary had been kept apart for a week after the accident “They’re grieving together. They’re there for each other. They’re telling each other it’s going to be okay.” Angela is eight years old. Her brother Zachary is three years younger. On 7 April Jim and Karisa Clemens […]

Donald Trump wrote own health letter, says physician Harold Bornstein

Image copyright EPA Image caption Mr Trump’s physical strength and stamina were described as “extraordinary” in the letter Donald Trump’s former doctor has said he did not write a 2015 letter declaring the then-Republican presidential candidate’s “astonishingly excellent” health, US media report. “[Trump] dictated that whole letter,” Harold Bornstein told CNN on Tuesday. The White […]

President Trump meets heroic Southwest Airlines crew

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Kanye West suggests African-American slavery was ‘a choice’

Image copyright PA Image caption Kanye West recently recorded a song defending his support for Donald Trump US rap artist Kanye West has said the historic enslavement of African Americans that took place over hundreds of years may have been a “choice”. “When you hear about slavery for 400 years … for 400 years? That […]