Alabama election: Democrat Jones defeats Roy Moore in Senate upset

Alabama election: Democrat Jones defeats Roy Moore in Senate upset

Media captionWhat the Alabama upset will mean for Donald Trump’s agenda Doug Jones has become the first Democrat in 25 years to win a US Senate seat for Alabama, after a bitter campaign against Republican Roy Moore. His unexpected victory deals a blow to President Donald Trump, who backed Mr Moore, and narrows the Republican […]

Democrat defeats Moore in Alabama race

Democrat defeats Moore in Alabama race

Media captionDoug Jones: ‘We have shown America the way’ Doug Jones has become the first Democrat in 25 years to win a US Senate seat for Alabama after a bitter campaign against Republican Roy Moore. His unexpected victory deals a blow to President Donald Trump, who backed Mr Moore, and narrows the Republican majority in […]

Trump accused of ‘slut shaming’ Senator Kirsten Gillibrand

Trump accused of ‘slut shaming’ Senator Kirsten Gillibrand

Media captionSenator Gillibrand responds to President Trump’s tweet US President Donald Trump has been accused of trying to “slut shame” a female senator who demanded he quit over sexual misconduct claims. Mr Trump claimed Kirsten Gillibrand had come “begging” to him for donations and “would do anything” for cash. Senator Elizabeth Warren said Mr Trump […]

New York bombing suspect Akayed Ullah warned Trump on Facebook

New York bombing suspect Akayed Ullah warned Trump on Facebook

Image copyright CBS Image caption Akayed Ullah emigrated to the US with his family in 2011 The man who faces terror charges over Monday’s bus terminal bombing in New York posted a warning to President Donald trump just before the attack. “Trump you failed to protect your nation,” it read. The post by Akayed Ullah […]

Roy Moore faces verdict of voters in Alabama Senate election

Roy Moore faces verdict of voters in Alabama Senate election

Media captionKayla Moore: “One of our attorneys is a Jew” Alabama voters are choosing between a Republican accused of child abuse and a Democrat hoping for an upset win after an ugly Senate race in the Deep South. President Donald Trump’s populist brand will be tested after he backed ultra-conservative Roy Moore, who is accused […]

Keaton Jones: Bullied boy’s family faces backlash

Keaton Jones: Bullied boy’s family faces backlash

The family of bullied Keaton Jones have faced a backlash online following allegations they’ve been asking for money and have racist views. A Facebook video of the US schoolboy talking about being bullied went viral earlier this week and celebrities posted their support. But now they’ve faced online criticism after photos emerged allegedly showing the […]

Texas teenager accused of terrorism plot

Texas teenager accused of terrorism plot

Image copyright KHOU Image caption FBI arrested the 18-year-old on terrorism charges at his house in Houston A Texas teenager has appeared in court charged with illegally supporting so-called Islamic State and sharing bomb-making tutorials on the internet. Kaan Sercan Damlarkaya, 18, was arrested on Friday following an undercover FBI operation, said the US Justice […]

Akayed Ullah: New York bombing suspect charged

Akayed Ullah: New York bombing suspect charged

Image copyright CBS Image caption Akayed Ullah emigrated to the US with his family in 2011 Suspected New York City bus terminal bomber Akayed Ullah has been charged with terror offences, police say. The 27-year-old Bangladeshi immigrant was wounded in the attack at the Post Authority Bus Terminal in Manhattan on Monday morning. Mr Ullah […]

Alabama Senate race: Trump candidate under spotlight as state votes

Alabama Senate race: Trump candidate under spotlight as state votes

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The race between Doug Jones (left) and Roy Moore is too close to call Alabama voters are heading to the polls in a Senate election that could have wider implications for Donald Trump. Republican candidate Roy Moore, a former Alabama judge who is embroiled in allegations of child sex […]

Alabama Senate race: Trump records message for Roy Moore

Alabama Senate race: Trump records message for Roy Moore

Image copyright Getty Image caption Roy Moore’s campaign has been rocked by allegations US President Donald Trump has recorded an audio message for a Republican Senate candidate accused of sexual misconduct, on the eve of the election. The president has thrown his political weight fully behind former Alabama judge Roy Moore, who is vying with […]

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