Donald Trump softens tone to urge ‘a new unity’

Media captionOne came to applaud Trump, the other to boo US President Donald Trump has called for a “new unity”, a day after a campaign-style rally in which he attacked political foes and media. Speaking in Reno, Nevada, Mr Trump said “we are one people with one home and one great flag”. “In America, we […]

Hillary Clinton: ‘My skin crawled’ in Trump debate

Hillary Clinton says her “skin crawled” as Donald Trump loomed over her on stage in their presidential debate, as she reads an excerpt from her new memoir about the election. Read more: Hillary Clinton calls Trump a creep Hillary Clinton: ‘My skin crawled’ in Trump debate

Pennsylvania couple sees ‘Jesus’ in ultrasound of baby

Image copyright Facebook Image caption The couple see Jesus in the far left of their sonogram A US couple says they can see Jesus Christ watching over their child in a pregnancy ultrasound. The Pennsylvania pair said a man dressed in a robe with a crown of thorns is looking at their baby from the […]

Canada government giving migrants ‘false hope’

Image copyright AFP/Getty Images Image caption Hundreds of migrants have been crossing into Quebec illegally in recent weeks A Canadian opposition MP has accused Prime Minister Justin Trudeau of “giving false hope to people crossing the border”. MP Michelle Rempel said on Wednesday that a refugee-friendly message is misleading asylum seekers about how welcoming the […]

Donald Trump softens tone to urge ‘a new unity’

Media captionOne came to applaud Trump, the other to boo US President Donald Trump has called for a “new unity”, a day after a campaign-style rally in which he attacked political foes and media. Speaking in Reno, Nevada, Mr Trump said “we are one people with one home and one great flag”. “In America, we […]

Pennsylvania couple sees ‘Jesus’ in ultrasound of baby

Image copyright Facebook Image caption The couple see Jesus in the far left of their sonogram A US couple says they can see Jesus Christ watching over their child in a pregnancy ultrasound. The Pennsylvania pair said a man dressed in a robe with a crown of thorns is looking at their baby from the […]

Canadian town refuses to remove swastikas from park

Image copyright Erase the Hate A Canadian town says it will not remove swastikas from a public park because it has historical significance. The Nazi symbols adorn an anchor that was on display in Pointe-des-Cascades, Quebec. Corey Fleischer, who goes around Montreal removing hateful graffiti, tried to paint over the swastikas. But the mayor stopped […]

Trump luxury hotel given £110,000 Scottish tax rebate

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Donald Trump’s five-star luxury golf course resort in Scotland has received a £110,000 tax rebate US President Donald Trump’s luxury hotel in Scotland has received a £110,000 tax rebate meant to help struggling small businesses. The £11m Trump Turnberry resort in Ayrshire has had its property tax reduced by £109,530, […]

Trump says he is willing to ‘close government’ to build Mexico wall

Media captionDonald Trump defends his Charlottesville response, but cuts out a key part Donald Trump says he will close down the US government if necessary to build his wall along the Mexico border. The president told supporters at a “Make America Great Again” rally in Phoenix, Arizona, that the opposition Democrats were being “obstructionist”. During […]

USS John S. McCain: US Navy sacks Joseph Aucoin as fleet commander

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Vice Adm Joseph Aucoin was due to retire from his position in the coming weeks The US Navy has dismissed Vice Adm Joseph Aucoin as commander of the Seventh Fleet following a string of collisions involving warships in Asia. Ten sailors are still missing after the USS John S McCain […]

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