President Trump told The New York Times Thursday he thinks special counsel Robert Mueller will treat him fairly — but left his options open regarding his dealings with the Justice Department. Speaking with a Times reporter in a spur-of-the-moment, half-hour interview at his golf club in West Palm Beach, Florida, with no aides present, Mr. […]
A US judge in Ohio has fatally shot a gunman who critically wounded him in an ambush-style attack outside court.
Judge Joseph Bruzzese Jr was shot several times just after 08:00 local time (12:00 GMT) in Steubenville on Monday morning. Sheriff Fred Abdalla told reporters the attacker and the judge exchanged about five shots each. A court officer also fired several shots at the suspect. The Jefferson County prosecutor identified the attacker as Nathaniel Richmond, […]
Spanish police say they have shot dead five suspected terrorists in the town of Cambrils in a second vehicle attack, hours after another in Barcelona killed 13 people and injured dozens. Police said the men were linked to the Barcelona attack, which so-called Islamic State said it had carried out. Police are still hunting the […]
Steve Bannon, the chief strategist to President Trump, is expected to leave the White House, a source tells Fox News.
The New York Times also reported Friday that Trump has told aides he’s decided to remove Bannon, though it’s unclear when that might happen. The populist Bannon formally joined Trump’s team a year ago, when the former head of Breitbart News was tapped as chief executive of the campaign. After Trump won the presidential race, […]
At least 80 people also wounded after vehicle mounts pavement in busy Las Ramblas area of Catalan city.
At least 13 people have been killed and scores were injured after a white van ploughed into a crowd in Barcelona’s busy tourist area, officials said. Joaquim Forn, Catalonia’s interior minister, confirmed the death toll on Twitter. At least 80 people have been hospitalised, Catalonia’s regional head Carles Puigdemont told a news conference. Police said […]
PAULINE Hanson has walked into Senate Question Time wearing a full burqa.
The One Nation Leader was in full black when she walked into the chamber, to the outrage of Labor Senators. Her identity was checked before she entered the red chamber. Senator Hanson, who exclusively spoke to The Courier-Mail before she entered the Senate, will give a significant speech at 4pm to call for the face […]
Former Presidents George HW Bush and George W Bush have called on the US to "reject racial bigotry, anti-Semitism and hatred in all forms".
They are the latest Republican figures to weigh in on the backlash to Donald Trump’s latest remarks blaming “both sides” for violent clashes in Virginia. It culminated with a woman’s death and nearly 20 wounded when a car ploughed into a crowd at the far-right rally. On Wednesday, Mr Trump disbanded his jobs councils amid […]
Zimbabwean First Lady Grace Mugabe has so far failed to appear in a South African court over an assault case despite officials saying she would do. South African police said in the late afternoon they did not know where Mrs Mugabe was. A 20-year-old South African woman has accused Mrs Mugabe of hitting her on […]
Johannesburg – Zimbabwean first lady Grace Mugabe has handed herself over to police after she allegedly assaulted a 20-year-old model with an extension cord in Sandton at the weekend. “[She] is not under arrest because she co-operated, and handed herself over to police,” Police Minister Fikile Mbalula told eNCA. She is expected to appear in […]
US President Donald Trump has spoken out against racist violence after the killing of a protester in Charlottesville, Virginia, on Saturday. “Racism is evil and those who cause violence in its name are criminals and thugs,” he told reporters. He said the Ku Klux Klan, neo-Nazis and white supremacists were “repugnant” to everything Americans held […]