Americas

New York father faces trial in sex abuse case

New York father faces trial in sex...

March 29

RIVERHEAD (NEW YORK) — A foster father who took in more than 100 troubled boys over 20 years is set to go on trial on charges he sexually abused eight of the children. In...

Trump, Xi expected to meet April 6-7 in Florida: Media reports

Trump, Xi expected to meet April 6-7...

March 29

WASHINGTON — US President Donald Trump will meet his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping next week at the US leader’s Mar-a-Lago retreat in Florida, according to media reports.

Secret Service examines suspicious package near White House

Secret Service examines suspicious...

March 29

WASHINGTON — The Secret Service says they have taken a man into custody who was carrying a package near the White House after he made suspicious comments to an officer.

Trump takes aim at Obama's efforts to curb global warming

Trump takes aim at Obama's efforts to...

March 28

WASHINGTON — Moving forward with a campaign pledge to unravel former President Barack Obama's sweeping plan to curb global warming, President Donald Trump will sign an executive...

How two teens in leggings became a PR mess for United Airlines

How two teens in leggings became a PR...

March 28

DENVER — A bystander who touched off a social media furor after she saw United Airlines stop two teenage girls dressed in leggings from boarding a flight admitted on Monday (Mar...

Trump attorney general demands cities get tough on migrants

Trump attorney general demands cities...

March 28

WASHINGTON — Donald Trump’s attorney general warned cities in the United States that turning a blind eye to illegal migrants could jeopardise billions in federal funding, as the...

GOP, once unified against Obama, begins to fray

GOP, once unified against Obama,...

March 28

WASHINGTON — Whenever a major conservative plan in Washington has collapsed, blame has usually been fairly easy to pin on the Republican hardliners who insist on purity over...

Trump’s son-in-law to oversee govt revamp: US official

Trump’s son-in-law to oversee govt...

March 27

WASHINGTON — US President Donald Trump on Monday (March 27) will announce that his son-in-law, Jared Kushner, will oversee a broad effort to overhaul the federal government, a...

US dollar hits near 2-mth low after Trump’s healthcare debacle

US dollar hits near 2-mth low after...

March 27

TOKYO/SYDNEY — The US dollar slid to a near two-month low against a basket of currencies early on Monday (March 27) as concerns mounted about the chances of US fiscal stimulus...