Trump: US will build up nuclear arsenal

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Mr Trump says Russia has violated the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces treaty, which he has threatened to abandon President Donald Trump has warned that the US will bolster its nuclear arsenal to put pressure on Russia and China. Speaking to reporters, he repeated his belief that Russia has violated the […]

Bible Museum says five of its Dead Sea Scrolls are fake

Image copyright EPA A US Bible museum has removed fragments of what it believed were part of the Dead Sea Scrolls from display, after tests suggested they were forgeries. The Museum of the Bible, in Washington DC, sent five of its 16 fragments for analysis in Germany. But results showed “characteristics inconsistent with ancient origin”, […]

Amy Schumer announces pregnancy on Instagram

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Amy Schumer married chef Chris Fischer earlier this year US comedian Amy Schumer has announced she is pregnant with her first child – on a friend’s Instagram account. Schumer first hinted at the news with a picture of her husband Chris Fischer and herself edited onto an image of Prince […]

‘Instagram used more than Snapchat’ by US teens

Image copyright Getty Images/Snap/Facebook Image caption This is the first time Piper Jaffray’s survey has placed Instagram ahead of Snapchat in recent years Instagram has overtaken Snapchat as the most used social media app among US teens, according to a study. A total of 8,600 teenagers were surveyed for investment bank Piper Jaffray’s twice-annual look […]

Self-driving school bus test halted in US

Image copyright Transdev French-based transport firm Transdev has been ordered to stop an “unlawful” test of a driverless school bus in Florida by US regulators. The regulator said the firm had not been authorised to transport schoolchildren in Florida, and said the test was “irresponsible” and “inappropriate”. Transdev said it would stop the test a […]

Donald Trump: US will build up nuclear arsenal

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Mr Trump says Russia has violated the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces treaty, which he has threatened to abandon US President Donald Trump has warned that the United States intended to build up its arsenal of nuclear weapons to put pressure on Russia and China. Speaking to reporters, he repeated his […]

Trump: US to begin cutting foreign aid over migrant caravan

Media captionCelebrations and sickness – thousands of migrants make it to Mexico, but what happens next? President Donald Trump has said the US will “begin cutting off” foreign aid to Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador over the unfolding migrant crisis. Mr Trump criticised the countries on Monday for allowing people to leave the region and […]

#WeWontBeErased: Outcry over memo proposing US transgender change

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Demonstrators in New York protested against the report on Sunday evening There has been an outpouring of anger in the US from politicians, celebrities and human rights groups over a report alleging the US policy on gender recognition could be changed. A report in the New York Times on […]

Migrant caravan on the move from Mexico-Guatemala border

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The migrant caravan walks north from the city of Ciudad Hidalgo Thousands of people travelling from Central American nations to try to enter the US have resumed their journey from southern Mexico to the US border. Early on Sunday, the large caravan started walking northwards from the border city […]

Clemson University: Floor collapse injures 30 in South Carolina

Image copyright EVN Image caption Those there screamed as the floor collapsed At least 30 people were injured when a floor collapsed at a party at Clemson University, South Carolina. The Kappa Alpha Psi fraternity annual homecoming party was just getting started when the floor gave way. Police said some of the attendees broke bones […]

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