Rod Rosenstein denies voicing plot to remove Trump

Rod Rosenstein denies voicing plot to remove Trump

Image copyright AFP Image caption Rod Rosenstein: “There is no basis to invoke the 25th amendment” US Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein has denied a report that he discussed invoking a constitutional clause to oust President Donald Trump. America’s second most senior law official said the allegation was “inaccurate and factually incorrect”. The New York […]

Brett Kavanaugh nomination: Trump challenges accuser

Brett Kavanaugh nomination: Trump challenges accuser

Image copyright Researchgate.net/ Getty Image caption Brett Kavanaugh denies the allegations by Christine Blasey Ford President Donald Trump has challenged the woman who has accused his Supreme Court nominee of sexual assault, demanding she provide evidence. Mr Trump questioned why law enforcement was not called at the time of the alleged assault, in 1982, if […]

Brett Kavanaugh accuser offers to testify to Senate

Brett Kavanaugh accuser offers to testify to Senate

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Judge Kavanaugh is accused of sexually assaulting a woman in the 1980s, when they were both teenagers. A woman who accuses Supreme Court pick Brett Kavanaugh of trying to rape her in 1982 has offered to testify to the Senate if it can “ensure her safety”. Christine Blasey Ford’s […]

US imposes sanctions on China for buying Russian weapons

US imposes sanctions on China for buying Russian weapons

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The sanctions relate to China’s purchase of 10 Russian Sukhoi Su-35 fighter jets The US has imposed sanctions on the Chinese military over its purchasing of Russian military jets and surface-to-air missiles. It says such purchases contravene US sanctions on Moscow introduced in response to Russian actions in Ukraine […]

Suge Knight trial: Rap mogul pleads no contest over hit-and-run death

Media captionFootage shows former rap label boss Marion “Suge” Knight running over two men with his pick-up truck – the man in this clip survived Former US rap mogul Marion “Suge” Knight has pleaded no contest to a voluntary manslaughter charge over a hit-and-run incident in 2015. The Death Row Records founder made the plea […]

Maryland shooting: Woman kills three, turns gun on herself

Maryland shooting: Woman kills three, turns gun on herself

Media captionSheriff Jeff Gahler said there had been multiple fatalities and multiple people wounded A woman shot dead three people and injured three more before turning a gun on herself in an attack at a warehouse complex in Maryland, US police say. The shooting happened on Thursday morning at a pharmacy distribution centre in Perryman, […]

‘Multiple deaths’ in Maryland shooting

‘Multiple deaths’ in Maryland shooting

Image copyright EPA Image caption FBI agents were deployed to the scene just minutes after the shooting There were “multiple fatalities” in a shooting at a pharmacy distribution centre in the US state of Maryland, local officials say. The shooting happened on Thursday morning in the Perryman area, Harford County, about 40km (25 miles) north-east […]

Man arrested in fatal stabbing of Washington DC runner

Man arrested in fatal stabbing of Washington DC runner

Image copyright CBS Image caption Ms Martinez had gotten engaged last Wednesday Police have arrested a suspect in the fatal stabbing of a recently engaged woman who was running near her home in a trendy Washington DC neighbourhood. Wendy Karina Martinez, 35, was attacked on Tuesday night only one mile from the White House. She […]

New York Review of Books editor leaves over Jian Ghomeshi article

New York Review of Books editor leaves over Jian Ghomeshi article

Image copyright Reuters Image caption The Jian Ghomeshi article covers the fallout of his sexual assault trial and acquittal The editor of the prestigious New York Review of Books has left the post after publishing an essay by a Canadian ex-radio host who had been charged and later acquitted of sexual assault. It was unclear […]

Brett Kavanaugh: Sexual assault accuser ‘needs more time’

Brett Kavanaugh: Sexual assault accuser ‘needs more time’

Image copyright Researchgate.net/ Getty Image caption Christine Blasey Ford says Brett Kavanaugh attacked her when he was a teenager The lawyer for a woman who accuses US Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault has said the Senate’s “rush” to a hearing is “unnecessary”. Lisa Banks says her client, Christine Blasey Ford, is willing […]

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