Trump pledges US resolve on Japan leg of Asia tour

Trump pledges US resolve on Japan leg of Asia tour

Media captionPresident Donald Trump addresses US troops at the Yokota air base in Japan US President Donald Trump said no nation should underestimate American resolve, as he arrived in Japan at the start of a marathon Asian tour. Addressing US troops at Yokota air base near Tokyo, he pledged to ensure the military had the […]

Donald Trump lands in Japan to start marathon tour of Asia

Donald Trump lands in Japan to start marathon tour of Asia

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Hundreds of US troops were on the tarmac at Yokoto air base to welcome President Trump to Japan US President Donald Trump has arrived in Japan at the start of a 12-day trip to Asia with South Korea, China, Vietnam and the Philippines also on his itinerary. It will be […]

George Bush Sr calls Trump a ‘blowhard’ and voted for Clinton

George Bush Sr calls Trump a ‘blowhard’ and voted for Clinton

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Both men, highly critical of Mr Trump, served as Republican presidents Former US Republican President George Bush Sr has confirmed he voted for Democrat Hillary Clinton in the 2016 presidential election, labelling Donald Trump a “blowhard”. His son, George W Bush, said he worries that “I will be the […]

Price soars after filmmaker’s spoof used car ad goes viral

Price soars after filmmaker’s spoof used car ad goes viral

Image copyright FulariousTV/YouTube Image caption Mr Lanman hired an actress to play his girlfriend. Squint and it could be a real car ad. With sweeping aerial shots and professional-looking production, Max Lanman’s advert for a Honda Accord wouldn’t look out of place on TV. But the Accord in question is a used 1996 model owned […]

US senator Rand Paul assaulted at home in Kentucky

US senator Rand Paul assaulted at home in Kentucky

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Mr Paul is seen as representing the Libertarian wing of the Republicans US Senator Rand Paul has been assaulted at his home in Bowling Green, Kentucky, police and his office say. The Republican “was blindsided and the victim of an assault” on Friday, a spokeswoman for him was quoted by […]

Explosive Martin Luther King document amid JFK files

Explosive Martin Luther King document amid JFK files

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Dr King was assassinated three weeks after the dossier was written A secret FBI dossier on civil rights leader Martin Luther King alleges that he had a string of affairs and other “sexual aberrations”, as well as links to the Communist Party. It is dated just three weeks before […]

Climate change: US report at odds with some in Trump team

Climate change: US report at odds with some in Trump team

Image copyright AFP Image caption Rising sea levels linked to climate change threaten coastal areas like the Marshall Islands The White House has sought to downplay a major climate change report, which was compiled by 13 US federal agencies. The study is at odds with assertions from President Donald Trump and several members of his […]

Bowe Bergdahl spared prison time for US Army desertion

Bowe Bergdahl spared prison time for US Army desertion

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Bergdahl was facing up to life in prison after he pleaded guilty last month to desertion US Army soldier Bowe Bergdahl will be spared prison time after he was found guilty of deserting his Afghan outpost in 2009, a military judge has ruled. Under the sentence in his court martial, […]

Elizabeth Warren agrees Democratic race ‘rigged’ for Clinton

Elizabeth Warren agrees Democratic race ‘rigged’ for Clinton

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Elizabeth Warren was a strong supporter of Clinton during her campaign US President Donald Trump has called for an investigation after a Hillary Clinton supporter said the Democratic party “rigged” its primary for her. CNN asked Senator Elizabeth Warren if Mrs Clinton’s contest against Democratic rival Bernie Sanders was […]

The time when America stopped being great

The time when America stopped being great

A year ago Donald Trump produced the biggest political upset in modern-day America, but were there historical clues that pointed to his unexpected victory? Flying into Los Angeles, a descent that takes you from the desert, over the mountains, to the outer suburbs dotted with swimming pools shaped like kidneys, always brings on a near […]