Trump suspends US refugee programme and bans Syrians indefinitely

Media captionPresident Trump told CBN News Christian refugees will get priority President Donald Trump has banned the entry of Syrian refugees into the US until further notice, as part of new measures to “keep radical Islamic terrorists out of the US”. He signed a wide-ranging executive order, which also saw all refugee admissions suspended for […]

Theresa May visit: UK and US ‘committed’ to Nato

Media captionMay: “We have reaffirmed our unshakeable commitment to the Nato alliance” US President Donald Trump and British Prime Minister Theresa May have reaffirmed their commitment to the Nato alliance after White House talks. Mrs May confirmed Mr Trump was “100% behind Nato” despite the president’s recent comments calling the transatlantic alliance obsolete. Both leaders […]

Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg drops case to acquire Hawaiian land

Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg drops case to acquire Hawaiian land

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Zuckerberg said he was trying to locate the land’s rightful owners to ensure they were fairly paid Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg has dropped attempts to acquire land for his Hawaii estate though the courts. The billionaire tech mogul had filed a legal case seeking to acquire small pockets of land […]

US anti-abortion activists rally in DC

Media captionMarch for life: Can you be pro-life and feminist? Anti-abortion activists are gathering in Washington to join the annual March for Life protest that has the support of President Donald Trump. Thousands of people joined the event, held each year to mark the anniversary of the Supreme Court decision legalising abortion. Vice-President Mike Pence […]

Trump Mexico wall will destroy lives, Berlin mayor warns

Trump Mexico wall will destroy lives, Berlin mayor warns

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The mayor of Berlin warned Mr Trump that walls can “destroy the lives of millions” Berlin Mayor Michael Mueller has urged US President Donald Trump “not to go down the road of isolation” with his planned border wall with Mexico. Mr Mueller warned such divides cause “slavery and pain” […]

Donald Trump’s team in fresh war of words with US media

Donald Trump’s team in fresh war of words with US media

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Mr Priebus (right) said there was an attempt to “de-legitimise this president” Key figures in Donald Trump’s administration have become embroiled in a fresh war of words with the media. On Saturday the president had condemned media reporting of the number of people attending his inauguration. White House Chief of […]

US legal watchdog to sue Trump over foreign payments

US legal watchdog to sue Trump over foreign payments

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The Trump Organization owns hotels, resorts and other property A US legal watchdog says it will file a lawsuit against President Donald Trump, alleging he is violating a constitutional ban on accepting payments from foreign governments. The group of lawyers and researchers say he is receiving payments from foreign […]

US storms: At least 18 dead in Georgia and Mississippi

Media captionAerial footage shows the extent of the devastation caused by tornadoes in Hattiesburg, Mississippi Severe weather has killed at least 18 people in the US South and injured many more, emergency officials say. Georgia Governor Nathan Deal has declared a state of emergency in seven counties in the state, where 14 people have died. […]

NFL play-offs: The New England Patriots and the Atlanta Falcons reach Super Bowl

NFL play-offs: The New England Patriots and the Atlanta Falcons reach Super Bowl

Patriots quarter-back Tom Brady will appear in his seventh Super Bowl on 5 February The New England Patriots reached a record ninth Super Bowl with a 36-17 victory over the Pittsburgh Steelers. Quarterback Tom Brady threw a franchise play-off best of 384 yards as the four-time champions recorded their ninth consecutive victory. Chris Hogan scored […]

iPhone maker Foxconn signals $7bn US investment

iPhone maker Foxconn signals $7bn US investment

Image copyright AFP The chief executive of Taiwan’s technology giant Foxconn has confirmed his company is considering setting up a new plant in the United States. Terry Gou told reporters the investment might exceed $7bn (£5.7bn). The investment by a major supplier of Apple Inc would be likely to generate thousands of jobs, if it […]