Americas

New White House communications boss deletes tweets Trump would not love

New White House communications boss...

July 23

WASHINGTON — Mr Donald Trump’s new communications chief has deleted tweets in which he shared views contrary to the US president’s own, saying they were a distraction.

Sean Spicer’s abrupt departure rattles a White House on edge

Sean Spicer’s abrupt departure...

July 22

WASHINGTON — Sean Spicer, the White House press secretary, resigned on Friday (July 21), telling President Trump he vehemently disagreed with the appointment of the New York...

Wary of Mueller, Trump’s team is probing his investigators

Wary of Mueller, Trump’s team is...

July 21

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump’s lawyers and aides are scouring the professional and political backgrounds of investigators hired by the special counsel Robert Mueller,...

McCain illness deprives US Senate of crucial vote, Trump critic

McCain illness deprives US Senate of...

July 21

WASHINGTON — If Mr John McCain’s illness requires a long absence from the United States Senate, his colleagues will be deprived of a dealmaker and leading voice on national...

Parents who ‘gifted’ a daughter to man sentenced in US court

Parents who ‘gifted’ a daughter to...

July 21

PENNSYLVANIA — It was a disturbing story, told in a US courtroom: A girl and her five sisters, living in virtual sex slavery for years, starting when one of the girls was just 7...

Neil Armstrong moon bag sells for S$2.5m in New York

Neil Armstrong moon bag sells for S$2...

July 21

NEW YORK — A bag Neil Armstrong used to collect the first ever samples of the moon — which was once nearly thrown out with the trash — sold at auction on Thursday (July 20) for...

IS falling ‘very fast’: Trump at Pentagon

IS falling ‘very fast’: Trump at...

July 21

WASHINGTON — US President Donald Trump on Thursday (July 20) declared that the Islamic State group is crumbling, as he met with Pentagon officials to discuss America’s military...

After six chaotic months, can Trump save his presidency?

After six chaotic months, can Trump...

July 19

WASHINGTON — Mr Donald Trump’s first six months in the White House have been a riot of scandal, chaos and outrage that — absent a major course correction — could spell doom for...