MSNBC’s Scarborough and Brzezinski hit back at Trump tirade

Media captionThe MSNBC hosts say the White House demanded an apology for coverage, or the National Enquirer would run a story on them Two TV presenters attacked on Twitter by President Donald Trump have accused him of lying and suggested the White House tried to blackmail them. The hosts of MSNBC Morning Joe said they […]

Venus Williams at fault in fatal car crash in Florida – police

Image copyright Press Association US tennis star Venus Williams has been involved in a car crash that led to the death of a 78-year-old man. A spokesman for Palm Beach Gardens police in Florida confirmed to the BBC they were investigating a fatal crash involving the Grand Slam champion. A man was taken to hospital […]

Venus Williams involved in fatal car crash in Florida

Image copyright Press Association US tennis star Venus Williams has been involved in a car crash that led to the death of a 78-year-old man. A spokesman for Palm Beach Gardens police in Florida confirmed to the BBC they were investigating a fatal crash involving the Grand Slam champion. A man was taken to hospital […]

Overloaded car in New Hampshire prompts police warning

Image copyright Facebook New Hampshire police have warned drivers of over-packing after a man was stopped for stacking belongings several feet high on the roof of his vehicle. Police posted photos on Facebook showing the car saddled with items including a bicycle, a television, a ladder and several pieces of furniture. The photo was quickly […]

Trump mocks TV host Mika Brzezinski’s ‘bleeding facelift’

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The US president accused the TV host of having had plastic surgery US President Donald Trump has launched a stunning attack on a female news anchor’s alleged plastic surgery. He said MSNBC host Mika Brzezinski was “bleeding badly from a face-lift” during a visit to his Florida gold resort […]

Trump travel ban: US sets out visa criteria

Media captionImmigration activist Steven Choi: ‘An unjust and discriminatory Muslim ban’ The White House has set new criteria for visa applicants from six mainly Muslim countries and all refugees, requiring them to have a “close” family or business tie to the US. The rules, affecting people from Iran, Libya, Syria, Somalia, Sudan and Yemen, come […]

Trump holds $10m fundraiser at his hotel

Image copyright AFP Image caption Healthcare was the main subject of protests US President Donald Trump is holding a fundraising event at his hotel in Washington, to raise cash for his 2020 re-election campaign. Protesters greeted the president with cries of “Shame!”as he arrived at the $35,000 (£27,000) per person bash. Many were unhappy with […]

US woman shoots boyfriend in YouTube stunt

Image copyright Youtube Image caption The couple are expecting their second child A Minnesota woman has been charged over the fatal shooting of her boyfriend, in what authorities say was a social media stunt gone wrong. Monalisa Perez, 19, was booked into county jail after shooting at Pedro Ruiz as he held a book to […]

Trump optimistic about healthcare bill’s fate

Image copyright AFP Image caption Protests against the bill have been daily since it was unveiled US President Donald Trump has said he believes the Senate healthcare bill will “get over the line” and secure the votes it needs to pass. A vote on the bill was postponed on Tuesday as Republican leadership seek to […]

US woman ‘shot boyfriend in YouTube stunt’

Image copyright Youtube Image caption The couple are expecting their second child A Minnesota woman has been charged over the fatal shooting of her boyfriend, in what authorities say was a social media stunt gone wrong. Monalisa Perez, 19, was booked into county jail after shooting at Pedro Ruiz as he held a book to […]

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