North Korea: Trump and Kim call each other mad

North Korea: Trump and Kim call each other mad

Image copyright EPA Image caption Kim Jong-un and Donald Trump are trading insults after the US president’s UN speech Kim Jong-un has said remarks by “deranged” US President Donald Trump have convinced him he is right to develop weapons for North Korea. In an unprecedented personal statement, Mr Kim said Mr Trump would “pay dearly” […]

Busiest US-Mexico border crossing shuts for construction work

Busiest US-Mexico border crossing shuts for construction work

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Tens of thousands of people pass through the border crossing every day California officials are warning of travel chaos over the weekend, as one of the largest land border crossings in the world closes for construction. The San Ysidro Port of Entry – between San Diego, California and Tijuana, […]

Kim says ‘deranged’ Trump shows need for nuclear programme

Kim says ‘deranged’ Trump shows need for nuclear programme

Image copyright Reuters/KCNA Image caption North Korean statemedia released this picture of Mr Kim delivering his statement Kim Jong-un has said remarks by “deranged” US President Donald Trump have convinced him he is right to develop weapons for North Korea. In a rare personal statement, via state media, the North Korean leader said Mr Trump […]

Justin Trudeau: Canada humiliated indigenous people

Justin Trudeau: Canada humiliated indigenous people

Image copyright EPA Image caption Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks at the UN general assembly Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau used his United Nations platform to address Canada’s historic failings regarding indigenous people. He said the country’s legacy of colonialism and its lasting impact on First Nations Canadians was one of “humiliation, neglect and […]

Ex-NFL star Aaron Hernandez had ‘most severe’ brain disease

Ex-NFL star Aaron Hernandez had ‘most severe’ brain disease

Image copyright Getty Images An ex-NFL footballer who killed himself in April after he was acquitted in a double murder trial had a “severe case” of a neurodegenerative brain disease. Aaron Hernandez, 27, suffered from chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE), a brain disease associated with head injury, his family lawyer said. He was found hanging in […]

Justin Trudeau tells UN: Canada is no wonderland

Justin Trudeau tells UN: Canada is no wonderland

Image copyright EPA Image caption Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks at the UN general assembly Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau used his United Nations platform to address Canada’s historic failings regarding indigenous people. He said the country’s legacy of colonialism and its lasting impact on First Nations Canadians was one of “humiliation, neglect and […]

‘Decapitated man’ Halloween display in Tennessee sparks 911 calls

‘Decapitated man’ Halloween display in Tennessee sparks 911 calls

Image copyright Greene County Sheriff’s Department Image caption Officers investigated, only to find it was a puppet stuffed with straw A local US police department has urged people not to call 911 after reports that a man had been crushed by a garage door. The supposed victim in Greene County, Tennessee, turned out to be […]

Hurricane Maria: Puerto Rico may be months without power

Hurricane Maria: Puerto Rico may be months without power

Media captionWhere has Hurricane Maria hit? Hurricane Maria has knocked out power across the island of Puerto Rico, home to 3.5m people, officials have said. Flash flood warnings cover the entire island, which continues to be lashed by heavy rain in the storm’s wake. Meanwhile more pictures are emerging of widespread destruction on the small […]

Special counsel Robert Mueller seeks Trump presidency records

Special counsel Robert Mueller seeks Trump presidency records

Image copyright AFP Image caption Special counsel Robert Mueller has reportedly outlined to the White House 13 areas of interest to his investigation The probe into alleged Russian meddling in the US election is reportedly seeking White House files on President Donald Trump’s time in office. Documents on Mr Trump’s sacking of the FBI director […]

Canada MP sorry for Catherine McKenna ‘climate Barbie’ remark

Canada MP sorry for Catherine McKenna ‘climate Barbie’ remark

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Catherine McKenna said sexist comments would not stop women taking part in politics A Canadian Conservative MP has apologised after referring to environment minister Catherine McKenna as “climate Barbie”. Gerry Ritz made the comment on Twitter during an online exchange over a climate-change report. The tweet provoked a furious response […]