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G7 demand action on extremist net content at summit

G7 demand action on extremist net content at summit

Media captionDonald Trump attends his first G7 summit Leaders from the group of leading industrial nations, the G7, have called on internet giants to crack down on extremist content. They warned internet service providers and social media companies to “substantially increase” their efforts. But the summit in Taormina, Sicily, failed to agree on climate change. […]

Trump Russia inquiry: Kushner under FBI scrutiny – US media

Trump Russia inquiry: Kushner under FBI scrutiny – US media

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Jared Kushner (right) is a senior adviser to President Trump President Donald Trump’s son-in-law and senior adviser, Jared Kushner, is under FBI scrutiny as part of the Russia investigation, according to US media. Reports say investigators believe he has relevant information, but he is not necessarily suspected of a crime. […]

Trump readies for ‘robust’ G7 summit in Sicily

Trump readies for ‘robust’ G7 summit in Sicily

Image copyright AFP Image caption Donald Trump (right) arrived in Sicily late on Thursday for his first G7 summit US President Donald Trump will attend a G7 summit with leaders of the world’s major economies in Sicily, Italy, on the last leg of his first foreign trip. A tough debate is expected on issues including […]

Trump travel ban: US court upholds halt on executive order

Trump travel ban: US court upholds halt on executive order

Image copyright Getty Images A federal appeals court has refused to lift a temporary block on President Donald Trump’s revised travel ban. The Virginia-based court said the president’s broad immigration power was “not absolute” and the ban “intended to bar Muslims from this country”. The decision upheld a lower Maryland court ruling that found the […]

Trump brushes aside Montenegro PM

US President Donald Trump has given Nato leaders a dressing down over not paying enough into the military alliance. Ahead of his speech in Brussels, he was filmed apparently pushing the Montenegrin president aside. Trump brushes aside Montenegro PM

Donald Trump tells Nato allies to pay up at Brussels talks

Donald Trump tells Nato allies to pay up at Brussels talks

Media captionDonald Trump dresses down Nato leaders for not paying “their fair share” US President Donald Trump has told his Nato allies in Brussels that all members of the alliance must pay their fair share of defence spending. “Massive amounts of money” were owed, he said, voicing a long-held US concern that others are not […]

Wisconsin car thief did not expect woman to do this

Melissa Smith was filling up her car at a petrol station in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, when the thief jumped in her car and tried to drive away. The 28-year-old said it wasn’t until later that she had considered the potential danger of her actions. Wisconsin car thief did not expect woman to do this

Fox’s Sean Hannity loses advertisers after conspiracy theory

Fox’s Sean Hannity loses advertisers after conspiracy theory

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Hannity on a visit to the White House briefing room Several companies have pulled adverts from Fox News host Sean Hannity’s show after his coverage of a debunked election murder conspiracy. At least five firms have cancelled commercials, despite Mr Hannity’s pledge to drop the topic on-air. Fox has […]

Housing Secretary Ben Carson calls poverty a ‘state of mind’

Housing Secretary Ben Carson calls poverty a ‘state of mind’

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Mr Carson says poverty is ‘a state of mind’ US Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Ben Carson has sparked outrage after describing poverty as a “state of mind”. During an interview with Sirius XM radio on Tuesday, Mr Carson suggested people are poor because they learned the “wrong […]

US Republican Greg Gianforte charged over Guardian reporter ‘body slam’

US Republican Greg Gianforte charged over Guardian reporter ‘body slam’

Media caption‘Get the hell out of here!’ – listen to the alleged attack The Republican candidate in a special congressional election in Montana, Greg Gianforte, has been charged with misdemeanour for assaulting a British reporter. Guardian journalist Ben Jacobs tweeted that Mr Gianforte had “body slammed” him, breaking his glasses. The candidate’s campaign said Mr […]