Rex Tillerson ‘used email alias’ at Exxon to talk climate change

Rex Tillerson ‘used email alias’ at Exxon to talk climate change

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Mr Tillerson spent more than 40 years working for Exxon US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, the former head of Exxon Mobil, used an alias email address while at the oil company to discuss information related to climate change, the New York attorney general says. Eric Schneiderman says Mr Tillerson […]

Snowstorm strikes north-eastern United States

Media captionSlopes by US Capitol ‘open’ for sledging The north-eastern US states of New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Virginia have declared states of emergency as a huge winter storm sweeps in, bringing heavy snow. The US National Weather Service issued blizzard warnings from eastern Pennsylvania to south-west Maine. Schools are closed and thousands of […]

Prof Robert Kelly and the interrupted interview – take two

Prof Robert E Kelly has returned to BBC News to talk about his unexpected viral fame last week, when his children crashed his live TV interview to the amusement of millions of people who later watched the clip. Prof Kelly, an expert on South Korea, was joined in the follow-up video with his wife, Jung-a […]

Canadian Girl Guides cancel US travel ahead of ban

Canadian Girl Guides cancel US travel ahead of ban

Image copyright SAUL LOEB Image caption Girl Guides of Canada have cancelled all US trips for now. Girl Guides of Canada has cancelled all trips to the United States until further notice because it fears problems at the border. The announcement comes days before President Donald Trump’s new US travel ban comes into effect on […]

Snoop Dogg warned over Donald Trump toy gun video

Snoop Dogg warned over Donald Trump toy gun video

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Snoop Dogg said he was ‘honoured’ to do the remix Snoop Dogg has been criticised for shooting a toy gun at a Donald Trump character in a music video. Florida Senator Marco Rubio said the rap star was unwise to pretend to shoot a clown dressed as the US […]

Prosecutor dismisses new Ferguson video

Prosecutor dismisses new Ferguson video

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Michael Brown visited the shop hours before his death in a failed ‘attempt to barter’, the Ferguson prosecutor claims City officials in Ferguson are hitting back against a filmmaker’s claim that Michael Brown did not rob a shop in the hours before his death. The unarmed Missouri teenager was killed […]

Storm Stella: North-eastern US states hit by huge snowstorms

Storm Stella: North-eastern US states hit by huge snowstorms

Image copyright AP Image caption Snow shovellers are out in force in New York’s Times Square The north-eastern US states of New York and New Jersey have declared states of emergency as a huge winter storm sweeps in, bringing heavy snow. The US National Weather Service has issued blizzard warnings for parts of Maine, Pennsylvania, […]

Toshiba looking to sell Westinghouse nuclear business

Media captionWhat’s gone wrong at Toshiba? Toshiba president Satoshi Tsunakawa has said the company may sell its majority stake in US nuclear unit Westinghouse. The struggling electronics firm bought Westinghouse in 2006, but it has suffered huge cost over-runs. Toshiba has also been given permission to delay reporting its earnings for a second time – […]

Trump wiretap claims: White House softens stance on unproven tweets

Trump wiretap claims: White House softens stance on unproven tweets

Image copyright EPA Image caption Mr Trump said his offices at Trump Tower in New York were bugged during the election Unsubstantiated claims by US President Donald Trump that he was wiretapped by Barack Obama were not meant literally, the White House press secretary says. Sean Spicer said Mr Trump had broadly meant “surveillance and […]

US snowstorm: North-eastern states brace for blizzards

US snowstorm: North-eastern states brace for blizzards

Image copyright AFP Image caption New York city is already experiencing freezing conditions The north-eastern US states of New York and New Jersey have declared states of emergency as a huge winter storm sweeps in, threatening blizzard conditions. The US National Weather Service has issued blizzard warnings for parts of Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York […]

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