Trump rejects proposal for Russia to interrogate US citizens

Trump rejects proposal for Russia to interrogate US citizens

Media captionRussian ambassadors react to Trump remarks at Helsinki summit US President Donald Trump has rejected a proposal made by the Russian leader Vladimir Putin that Russia be allowed to question US citizens. The White House earlier said it would consider it but now says Mr Trump “disagrees” with the suggestion. The offer was made […]

Trump criticises US central bank’s interest rate rises

Trump criticises US central bank’s interest rate rises

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption President Donald Trump named Jerome Powell to head the Fed last year President Donald Trump has said he is “not happy” about the fact that the US Federal Reserve is raising interest rates. The comments raised eyebrows in the US, where presidents are expected to avoid criticism of the […]

Is it ever acceptable for social workers to ignore their clients?

Is it ever acceptable for social workers to ignore their clients?

Image copyright Getty Images Nobody likes being ignored. Regardless of whether it is a friend, family member or co-worker, you might be forgiven for feeling aggrieved when a person you know fails to notice you. But what if it is someone with whom you share a more complex relationship? This was the case for a […]

US faces retaliation if car tariffs go ahead

US faces retaliation if car tariffs go ahead

Image copyright EPA Image caption The US is probing whether imports of cars and car parts hurt national security, a move that could lead to tariffs The EU, Mexico and Canada have said they will retaliate against the US if the White House places new tariffs on foreign cars and vehicle parts. The countries delivered […]

Trump Putin: Russian leader attacks US critics of summit

Trump Putin: Russian leader attacks US critics of summit

Media captionTrump on Putin: “As the leader of a country, you would have to hold him responsible, yes” Russian President Vladimir Putin has rounded on US critics of his first bilateral summit with President Donald Trump. Certain forces in the US wanted to sacrifice US-Russian ties for their “narrow party interests”, he told a meeting […]

Trump: I hold Putin responsible over election meddling

US President Donald Trump has said he holds Russian leader Vladimir Putin personally responsible for Russian interference in the 2016 US presidential election. In an interview broadcast with CBS News, he said Mr Putin must be held responsible for what happens in Russia. He said he had made clear to Mr Putin at their summit […]

Van Gogh Starry Night house mural in Florida can stay

Van Gogh Starry Night house mural in Florida can stay

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Lubomir Jastrzebski (left) and Nancy Nembhauser with their son at their home in Mount Dora A Florida couple fined thousands of dollars for painting Vincent van Gogh’s The Starry Night onto their home as a landmark for their autistic son have received an apology from the mayor. The local city […]

Zuckerberg in Holocaust denial row

Zuckerberg in Holocaust denial row

Image caption Mark Zuckerberg has said Holocaust deniers should be given a voice on Facebook Mark Zuckerberg has once again found himself at the centre of a row, after saying posts from Holocaust deniers should be allowed on Facebook. In an interview with technology website Recode, Mr Zuckerberg said that he did not believe such […]

Trump Putin: US president defends meeting and press conference

Trump Putin: US president defends meeting and press conference

Image copyright Reuters Image caption The president said “Trump Derangement Syndrome” was to blame for the criticism US President Donald Trump has lashed out at “haters” who condemned his meeting with Russia’s president. On Twitter, Mr Trump said his critics were suffering from “Trump Derangement Syndrome”. Mr Trump’s broadside comes a day after he said […]

Maria Butina: How alleged Russia spy schmoozed US elite

Maria Butina: How alleged Russia spy schmoozed US elite

Image copyright Facebook/ Maria Butina A Russian woman accused of trying to influence US politics as a spy for Russia is due to appear before a federal judge in Washington DC. Maria Butina allegedly courted Republican-backed groups, such as the National Rifle Association, under the direction of a senior Russian official. A lawyer for the […]