Bannon on Trump’s worst mistake ‘in modern political history’

Bannon on Trump’s worst mistake ‘in modern political history’

Image copyright AFP Ex-White House chief strategist Steve Bannon says President Trump’s firing of the FBI’s director was the biggest mistake in “modern political history”. Mr Bannon told CBS News if James Comey had not been sacked, a special counsel would not have been appointed to probe alleged Russian election meddling. The former presidential adviser […]

Hurricane Irma: Storm hits west coast of Florida

Hurricane Irma: Storm hits west coast of Florida

Media captionStrong winds and rain have been battering Florida Hurricane Irma is blasting up the west coast of Florida after buffeting the city of Miami, with dangerous flooding along long stretches of coast. It has been downgraded from category three to one but still has maximum sustained winds of 75mph (120km/h). More than 3.4 million […]

Dallas gunman kills seven watching Dallas Cowboys match

Dallas gunman kills seven watching Dallas Cowboys match

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Police vehicles arriving at the scene of the shooting, in the Dallas suburb of Plano A gunman has killed seven people at a home in Dallas, Texas, before being shot dead by police. Two further shooting victims are in hospital after they were injured at the property on Sunday night. […]

River surge in downtown Miami

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Irma drains water at Key Largo

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Toronto Film Festival: George Clooney ‘felt sick’ shooting Suburbicon

Toronto Film Festival: George Clooney ‘felt sick’ shooting Suburbicon

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption George Clooney is the director of Suburbicon – currently showing at the Toronto Film Festival George Clooney has said he “felt sick” while directing some scenes in his new movie Suburbicon. The film’s plot sees a black family move into a predominantly white suburban community in the 1950s. “The […]

Eye of Hurricane Irma hits Florida islands

Eye of Hurricane Irma hits Florida islands

Image copyright AFP Image caption Much of the Florida Keys is only a few feet above sea level The eye of Hurricane Irma has hit Florida’s southern islands as a category four storm, forecasters say. The storm is expected to pummel the low-lying Keys with winds reaching 130mph (209km/h), before travelling north-west up Florida’s Gulf […]

Hurricane Irma: Florida braces for storm arrival

Hurricane Irma: Florida braces for storm arrival

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The outer bands of Irma have already reached Miami Hurricane Irma has strengthened to a category four storm as it nears the US state of Florida, with maximum sustained winds of 130mph (209km/h). Wind gusts close to hurricane force are already battering islands in Florida’s south, with the mainland […]

US Open 2017: Sloane Stephens beats Madison Keys to win title

US Open 2017: Sloane Stephens beats Madison Keys to win title

Sloane Stephens embraced Madison Keys at the end as the players struggled to control their emotions Unseeded Sloane Stephens completed a spectacular return from injury by beating fellow American Madison Keys to win the US Open at Flushing Meadows. Stephens, ranked 83rd, beat 15th seed Keys 6-3 6-0 in the final. The 24-year-old was ranked […]

Jake Gyllenhall: ‘I finally played a superhero’

Jake Gyllenhall: ‘I finally played a superhero’

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Jeff Bauman lost both his legs in the Boston Marathon bombing Jake Gyllenhaal has said he finally feels like he’s played a superhero with his latest movie Stronger. The actor portrays Jeff Bauman, a survivor of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing, in the film. Gyllenhaal said: “A lot of […]