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Trump lawyer Rudy Giuliani: Truth isn’t truth

Image copyright Reuters President Donald Trump’s lawyer, Rudy Giuliani, has raised eyebrows by claiming that “truth isn’t truth” during a television interview. Mr Giuliani was arguing that Mr Trump should not testify to the Russia probe, as he might be “trapped into perjury”. “Truth is truth”, NBC host Chuck Todd countered. Mr Giuliani denied this […]

Mueller inquiry: White House lawyer McGahn co-operating with probe

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Don McGahn had answered the questions “fulsomely and honestly”, his lawyer said The top lawyer in the White House is “co-operating extensively” with the Russia inquiry into election meddling, the New York Times reports. Donald McGahn has spent 30 hours sharing detailed accounts of episodes at the heart of the […]

US husband held after missing family ‘found dead in fuel tanks’

Image copyright Shanann Watts / Instagram Image caption Chris Watts is suspected of killing his pregnant wife and two daughters The bodies of missing Colorado mother Shanann Watts and her two daughters have been located inside a fuel tank days after she vanished, reports say. Her husband Chris Watts has been arrested on suspicion of […]

Man returns to bank he robbed 60 years ago for champagne lunch

Image copyright Courtesy Stephen Flood/Riviera Restaurant Image caption Boyne Lester Johnston enjoying champagne in the former bank vault, now wine cellar In October 1958, a young Canadian bank teller walked away with C$260,958 from his employer’s safe. Boyne Lester Johnston, 27, was on the run for 17 days before he was caught and sentenced to […]

Aretha Franklin: Stevie Wonder on last meeting with soul singer

Musician Stevie Wonder has spoken about going to visit Aretha Franklin a few days before she died. He says that, alongside Martin Luther King, she had one of the most memorable voices in his life. Aretha Franklin: Stevie Wonder on last meeting with soul singer

Washington bridge plunge teenager ‘asked for a push’

Media captionVideo caught the moment that Jordan Holgerson was pushed off the bridge A teenager who shoved her friend off a 60ft tall (18m) bridge causing serious injuries said in a televised interview that her friend had asked for the push. “She wanted to jump and she was scared, and she had asked me to […]

Trump cancels Washington DC’s military parade over high costs

Image copyright AFP/Getty Images Image caption The US put on a grand military spectacle back in 1991, when troops were celebrating victory in the first Gulf War US President Donald Trump has cancelled a Veterans Day military parade in Washington DC planned for this year over high costs of staging the event. He tweeted that […]

US military parade ordered by Trump postponed ‘to 2019’

Image copyright AFP/Getty Images Image caption The US put on a grand military spectacle back in 1991, when troops were celebrating victory in the first Gulf War President Trump’s plans for a Veterans Day military parade through the streets of Washington DC have been delayed until at least 2019. Mr Trump was impressed by France’s […]

Colorado father denied bail after wife and two daughters disappear

Image copyright Shanann Watts / Facebook Image caption Chris Watts spoke to the media after his family were reported missing on Monday A father in the US state of Colorado has been denied bail after his arrest following the disappearance of his pregnant wife and two young daughters. Appearing in court for the first time […]

Aretha Franklin: Tributes flow in for Queen of Soul

Media captionSister Sledge and the Rev Jesse Jackson are among those who have paid tribute Aretha Franklin Tributes are pouring in from the worlds of entertainment and politics for Aretha Franklin, the US singer known as the Queen of Soul, who has died at 76. Franklin performed at inauguration events for three US presidents and […]

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