Boston march against right-wing rally draws thousands

Boston march against right-wing rally draws thousands

Media captionCrowds march to Boston Common to confront the “Free Speech” rally Tens of thousands of anti-racism protesters have opposed the “Free Speech” rally in the US city of Boston that featured right-wing speakers. The rally on Boston Common, which attracted only a small crowd, disbanded early and the participants were escorted out by police. […]

Trumps to skip Kennedy honours to avoid ‘distraction’

Trumps to skip Kennedy honours to avoid ‘distraction’

Image copyright Reuters Image caption The White House said Donald and Melania Trump extended their “sincerest congratulations” to award recipients US President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump are to skip an arts awards ceremony to allow those taking part “to celebrate without political distraction”, the White House says. Some of those due to […]

Steve Bannon vows to ‘go to war’ for Trump agenda

Steve Bannon vows to ‘go to war’ for Trump agenda

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Mr Trump reportedly grew weary of Mr Bannon taking credit Donald Trump’s former chief strategist has vowed to go to war against the president’s opponents, after being fired from his job at the White House. Steve Bannon, who has returned as head of ultra-conservative website Breitbart News, said he would […]

Steve Bannon vows to ‘go to war’ for Trump agenda after sacking

Steve Bannon vows to ‘go to war’ for Trump agenda after sacking

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Mr Trump reportedly grew weary of Mr Bannon taking credit Donald Trump’s former chief strategist has vowed to go to war against the president’s opponents, after being fired from his job at the White House. Steve Bannon, who has returned as head of ultra-conservative website Breitbart News, said he would […]

Boston braces for rival protests week after Charlottesville

Boston braces for rival protests week after Charlottesville

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Boston Police Commissioner William Evans, left, with other officers along barricades on the Boston Common Officials in Boston, Massachusetts, are bracing for possible confrontations as rival protests converge on the city centre on Saturday. The organisers of the conservative “Free Speech Rally” said they would not offer a platform […]

Barcelona and Cambrils: American honeymooner Jared Tucker killed in attack

Barcelona and Cambrils: American honeymooner Jared Tucker killed in attack

Image copyright Handout Image caption The couple took this photo in Barcelona about an hour before the attack An American honeymooner who died in Thursday’s Barcelona terror attacks has been identified by his family. The father of the victim, 43-year-old Jared Tucker, told US media his son’s wife of only one year had identified his […]

US to review China intellectual property policies

US to review China intellectual property policies

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Intellectual property theft is estimated to cost the US up to $600bn a year The US has formally launched an investigation into China’s policies regarding intellectual property. The top US trade official, Robert Lighthizer, said his office had “determined that these critical issues merit a thorough investigation”. The move […]

Steve Bannon fired as Trump White House’s top strategist

Steve Bannon fired as Trump White House’s top strategist

Image copyright AFP White House chief strategist Steve Bannon is the latest top aide of President Donald Trump to leave his post. Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders confirmed that Friday was his last day. His exit follows a review of his position by White House Chief of Staff John Kelly. Mr Bannon, a right-wing nationalist […]

American killed in Barcelona terror attack

American killed in Barcelona terror attack

Image copyright Handout Image caption The couple took this photo in Barcelona about and hour before the attack occured An American citizen has died in the Barcelona terror attacks, US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has confirmed. Officials have not yet identified the victim, but a teacher from California has told US media her husband […]

Charlottesville victim’s mum rebukes Trump

Charlottesville victim’s mum rebukes Trump

Image copyright Getty Images The mother of a woman killed in violent clashes at a white supremacist rally has said she has “no interest” in speaking with President Donald Trump. Susan Bro said she refuses to speak to Mr Trump after hearing him equate demonstrators, like her daughter, with white supremacists. Her daughter, Heather Heyer, […]

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