White House chief of staff John Kelly defends Trump over widow remarks

White House chief of staff John Kelly defends Trump over widow remarks

Media captionKelly defends Trump’s call to widow The White House chief of staff has launched an impassioned attack on a “selfish” congresswoman who said President Trump made a war widow cry. General John Kelly said he was “broken-hearted” by the Democrat’s criticism of the president’s condolence call to Sgt La David Johnson’s wife. Sgt Johnson […]

Richard Spencer speech at Florida campus sparks mass protest

Richard Spencer speech at Florida campus sparks mass protest

Image copyright Getty Images Protesters chanting “Go home Nazis” have disrupted a white nationalist’s speech at the University of Florida. Richard Spencer’s address in Gainesville prompted Florida’s governor to declare a state of emergency. Outside the event, police officers stood guard as hundreds of demonstrators shouted: “Go home, Spencer!” His speech comes two months after […]

Trump’s Renoir painting is not real, Chicago museum says

Trump’s Renoir painting is not real, Chicago museum says

Image copyright Art Institute of Chicago Image caption Pierre-Auguste Renoir’s Two Sisters (On The Terrace) A US museum says an Impressionist painting which President Donald Trump reportedly claims to own is a fake. In a recent interview, Trump biographer Tim O’Brien said he was once told by the future president that his artwork was an […]

Canada producer leaves TV amid flurry of sexual abuse allegations

Canada producer leaves TV amid flurry of sexual abuse allegations

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Gilbert Rozon (right) at a Gucci event in Paris Canadian producer Gilbert Rozon has left several television productions amid accusations he sexually abused and harassed several women. Montreal police are investigating an incident that took place in Paris in 1994, Radio Canada reported. The 62-year-old resigned from his role […]

Florida university braces for speech by white nationalist

Florida university braces for speech by white nationalist

Image copyright Reuters Image caption A self-identified white nationalist (left) from Texas and demonstrators before the speech by Richard Spencer Hundreds of police are flooding a Florida campus as a white nationalist is due to speak soon at an event that has provoked a state of emergency. The University of Florida says it was obligated […]

Trump sends family $25,000 after claim of broken promise

Trump sends family $25,000 after claim of broken promise

Image copyright Facebook Image caption Cpl Dillon Baldridge was killed over the summer by a rogue Afghan commander he had been training The White House says President Donald Trump has sent a personal cheque to a dead soldier’s family after they said he had not kept his promise to do so. The father of a […]

George W Bush decries bigotry and conspiracy theories

In a speech at his namesake institute in New York, the former president spoke about his concerns over the current state of politics in the US, including the threats of bigotry and nationalism. George W Bush decries bigotry and conspiracy theories

Young Obama’s angst-ridden love letters

Young Obama’s angst-ridden love letters

Image copyright Emory Image caption The letters are affectionate, but mostly deal with Mr Obama’s life as a young graduate Angst-ridden letters from a young Barack Obama to his girlfriend reveal a 20-something plagued by insecurities about race, class and money. The handwritten letters are between a young Mr Obama and Alexandra McNear, who he […]

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