Trump ally Rudy Giuliani to join president’s legal team

Stalwart Donald Trump ally Rudy Giuliani is joining the president’s legal team. A statement from Mr Trump’s attorney Jay Sekulow announcing the decision quoted Mr Trump as...

Eric Garner: Civil rights prosecutors ‘recommend charging police officer over death’

Federal civil rights prosecutors have reportedly recommended charging the police officer involved in the 2014 killing of Eric Garner. The Department of Justice is now weighing whether...

Several members of migrant caravan have reached the US-Mexico border to seek asylum

At least 50 members of a migrant caravan that has been travelling through Central America and Mexico has reached the US border and are seeking asylum.  The...

US Air National Guard member fired over woman who took enlistment oath with dinosaur...

Three US Air National Guard members have been disciplined, and one of them fired, for an incident involving a children’s dinosaur puppet. Master Sergeant Robin Brown, a...

Smallville actor Allison Mack charged with trafficking over ‘involvement in sex cult’

Allison Mack, an actor best known for her role in the US TV show Smallville, has been charged with sex trafficking and conspiracy. She has been accused...

Chingford fire: Woman dies in blaze at care home for people with learning disabilities

A woman has died after a fire at a care home for people with learning disabilities in northeast London. More than 70 firefighters were called to Connington...

US regulators hit Wells Fargo with $1bn fine

A leading US bank is to pay $1bn - the largest fine imposed since Donald Trump became president - as punishment for selling customers car insurance...

California National Guard ‘to get federal funding’ despite Trump’s claim to the contrary

The California National Guard said it had received an assurance of federal funding for a campaign against transnational crime, knocking down Donald Trump’s claim to the contrary. “We...

California man released from prison after serving 25 years on death row

A 68-year-old man has been released from prison after serving nearly 25 years on death row. Vicente Benavides was released from San Quentin State Prison on Thursday,...

US senate minority leader Chuck Schumer introducing bill to decriminalise marijuana across country

The top Democrat in the Senate has introduced a bill to decriminalise marijuana across the US. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer announced on 20 April – a day known for its...

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