Both sides to blame in Virginia – Trump

Both sides to blame in Virginia – Trump

Media caption“What about the ‘alt-left’,” Trump asked US President Donald Trump has again blamed both sides for the violent unrest in Charlottesville, Virginia, which left one protester dead and others injured. In a statement on Monday, he had condemned white supremacists. But in New York on Tuesday he also blamed left-wing supporters for charging at […]

Trump hits back at business leaders

Trump hits back at business leaders

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Intel chief Brian Krzanich said there should be “no hesitation in condemning hate speech” US President Donald Trump hit back at business leaders on Tuesday as executives tried to distance themselves from the administration. Mr Trump is under fire for being late to condemn white supremacists and neo-Nazis involved […]

Charlottesville violence: Fourth executive exits Trump council

Charlottesville violence: Fourth executive exits Trump council

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Intel chief Brian Krzanich said there should be “no hesitation in condemning hate speech” US business leaders moved to distance themselves from President Donald Trump on Tuesday, amid mounting criticism over the president’s response to a rally involving violent white supremacist groups. Four executives have quit a White House […]

Trump tweets cartoon of train hitting CNN reporter

Trump tweets cartoon of train hitting CNN reporter

Image copyright Twitter Image caption The tweet was deleted 30 minutes after being posted at 07:00 New York time US President Donald Trump has posted an image of a train hitting a CNN reporter three days after a hit-and-run left one person dead at a far-right rally. The cartoon, which Mr Trump deleted after tweeting, […]

Trump on Charlottesville: Racism is evil

Trump on Charlottesville: Racism is evil

Media captionTrump: “Racism is evil, and those who cause violence in its name are criminals and thugs” 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 […]

Man charged with car-bomb plot on Oklahoma City bank

Man charged with car-bomb plot on Oklahoma City bank

Image copyright Police handout Image caption Jerry Drake Varnell drove a cargo van – which he believed to be packed with explosives – to a bank in downtown Oklahoma City A 23-year-old has been arrested and charged with attempting to blow up a bank in Oklahoma City, the FBI says. Jerry Drake Varnell allegedly told […]

Stuntwoman dies on set of Deadpool 2 in Vancouver

Stuntwoman dies on set of Deadpool 2 in Vancouver

Image copyright FOX A stuntwoman has died in a motorcycle accident while filming Deadpool 2 in the Canadian city of Vancouver. Police confirmed the driver was killed on Monday morning and workplace safety officials were investigating. Witnesses described how the woman lost control of the bike, jumped a kerb and crashed into a building. The […]

Merck chief Ken Frazier resigns from Trump council

Merck chief Ken Frazier resigns from Trump council

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Donald Trump and Ken Frazier during a previous White House meeting The head of drugs giant Merck, Ken Frazier, has resigned from President Trump’s American Manufacturing Council following Charlottesville. A woman was killed on Saturday when a car rammed into a crowd protesting against a white supremacist rally. Following […]

Chess legend Kasparov suspends retirement for tournament

Chess legend Kasparov suspends retirement for tournament

Image copyright AFP Image caption The former world champion said the tournament was just “a hiatus” from his retirement Former world chess champion Garry Kasparov is coming out of professional retirement for a one-off tournament in St Louis, Missouri. The 54-year-old from Azerbaijan has been out of the game for 12 years, after turning his […]

Merck chief Ken Frasier resigns from Trump council

Merck chief Ken Frasier resigns from Trump council

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Donald Trump and Ken Frazier during a previous White House meeting The head of drugs giant Merck has said he is resigning from President Trump’s American Manufacturing Council following Charlottesville. A woman was killed on Saturday when a car rammed into a crowd protesting against a white supremacist rally. […]