Bill Weld: Trump to face 2020 Republican challenge

Bill Weld: Trump to face 2020 Republican challenge

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Bill Weld was running mate on the Libertarian ticket during the 2016 presidential election US President Donald Trump is facing a longshot challenge from within his own party ahead of next year’s White House election. Former Massachusetts Governor Bill Weld has become the first Republican to challenge Mr Trump in […]

Ilhan Omar: Muslim lawmaker sees rise in death threats after Trump tweet

Image copyright Reuters/ Getty One of the first ever Muslim members of the US Congress has said that a tweet by President Donald Trump has led to an increase in threats against her life. Minnesota’s Ilhan Omar said the threats were sparked by “violent rhetoric”, accusing Mr Trump of stoking right-wing extremism. “It has to […]

Pete Buttigieg officially launches his 2020 US presidential bid

Media captionPete Buttigieg is currently a mayor in Indiana and speaks seven languages Pete Buttigieg has officially launched his bid to become the Democratic Party nominee for the 2020 presidential election and challenge Donald Trump for the White House. He held his launch event in South Bend, the Indiana town where he has served as […]

Canadian tourist dies after Thailand zipline wire snaps

Image copyright AFP Image caption Chiang Mai is a popular tourist destination in northern Thailand A Canadian tourist has fallen more than 100m (330ft) to his death after his zipline cable snapped in northern Thailand, authorities say. Authorities in Chiang Mai say the 25-year-old man was on holiday with his girlfriend and a group of […]

Tiger Woods wins 2019 Masters at Augusta to claim 15th major

Media playback is not supported on this device Story of the day: Tiger Woods wins 2019 Masters Tiger Woods produced a scintillating finish to win a fifth Masters title and end an 11-year wait to claim a 15th major. There were raucous celebrations around the 18th green as Woods finished with a two-under-par 70 to […]

Baby boom for North Atlantic right whales off US coast

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Only about 450 North Atlantic right whales are thought to remain One of the world’s most endangered whale species is experiencing a mini baby boom off the US state of Massachusetts. Researchers at the Center for Coastal Studies have announced they have seen three North Atlantic right whale mother […]

American Airlines extends Boeing 737 Max flight cancellations

Image copyright Reuters Image caption The grounding of American Airlines’ 737 Max fleet will affect up to 115 flights a day American Airlines is extending the cancellation of its Boeing 737 Max 8 flights from June until mid-August. The move is to “provide confidence” to customers during the peak summer travel season, the airline said […]

Masters 2019: Tiger Woods wins 15th major with thrilling Augusta victory

Media playback is not supported on this device Watch the moment Tiger Woods wins the 2019 Masters Tiger Woods produced a scintillating finish to win a fifth Masters title and end an 11-year wait to claim a 15th major. There were raucous celebrations around the 18th green as Woods finished with a two-under-par 70 to […]

Ilhan Omar: The 9/11 row embroiling the US congresswoman

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Representative Ilhan Omar is at the centre of the row about comments she made about 9/11 A Democrat congresswoman says she will not be silenced after facing a barrage of criticism over comments she made about the 9/11 attacks – including from Donald Trump. The US president tweeted “WE […]

Children in Central America will be allowed to join parents in US

Media caption‘I thought we would be treated differently in US’ Up to 2,700 children in Central America will be allowed to reunite with their parents living under protected status in the US, a court has ruled. It follows a lawsuit that challenged the Trump administration’s cancellation of a programme that gave the children the right […]

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