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Trump Russia inquiry: Mueller improperly obtained emails, lawyer says

Trump Russia inquiry: Mueller improperly obtained emails, lawyer says

Image copyright Reuters Image caption President Trump has been critical of the investigation and denies any wrongdoing A lawyer for a group set up to help Donald Trump’s transition to the White House has accused special counsel Robert Mueller of unlawfully obtaining thousands of emails. Kory Langhofer made the comments in a letter to congressional […]

Trump Russia probe: Mueller has ‘thousands’ of transition team emails

Trump Russia probe: Mueller has ‘thousands’ of transition team emails

Image copyright Reuters Image caption President Trump has been critical of the investigation and denies any wrongdoing Special counsel Robert Mueller has reportedly obtained tens of thousands of emails from President Donald Trump’s transition team as part of a probe into the 2016 election. So far the FBI has charged four people as part of […]

Trump tells FBI: ‘I have your back 100%’

Trump tells FBI: ‘I have your back 100%’

Media captionTrump speaks at FBI Academy graduation US President Donald Trump has said he supports the FBI “100%”, less than an hour after criticising the agency. During a speech at the FBI National Academy’s graduation in Virginia, Mr Trump heaped praise on the agency, saying it was full of “great people”. His visit comes only […]

How net neutrality affects you

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has voted three to two to roll back an Obama-era law that protects “net neutrality”. The change will enable internet service providers (ISPs) to speed up or slow down different companies’ data, and charge consumers according to the services they access. Find out more about how the vote happened Visuals: […]

California firefighter dies as Thomas blaze rages

California firefighter dies as Thomas blaze rages

Image copyright MARK RALSTON Image caption The Thomas fire has destroyed about 900 properties, including 690 homes A California firefighter has been killed by a wildfire burning across Ventura and Santa Barbara counties. The California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (Cal Fire) said the firefighter was an engineer deployed to the Thomas Fire – […]

Roy Moore says Alabama election ‘tainted’ by outside groups

Roy Moore says Alabama election ‘tainted’ by outside groups

Media captionA defiant Roy Moore warns Washington that ‘the battle rages on’ Roy Moore says he will not accept defeat in Alabama’s election, arguing the vote was “tainted” by outside groups trying to stay in power. In a four-minute video on YouTube, the hardline Republican lashed out after Democrat Doug Jones claimed victory in Tuesday’s […]

Walt Disney buys Murdoch’s Fox for $52.4bn

Walt Disney buys Murdoch’s Fox for $52.4bn

Image copyright Disney Image caption Disney chief executive Bob Iger and Rupert Murdoch Walt Disney says it is to buy 21st Century Fox’s entertainment assets for a total $52.4bn (£39bn). The deal includes Fox’s 39% stake in satellite broadcaster Sky, and the 20th Century Fox film studio, Disney announced. Fox’s remaining assets, including Fox News […]

Putin: Trump opponents harm US with ‘invented’ Russia scandal

Putin: Trump opponents harm US with ‘invented’ Russia scandal

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Mr Putin has been giving his marathon annual news conference in Moscow Russia’s president has accused opponents of his US counterpart Donald Trump of harming the US by “inventing stories” about contacts with Russia. At his annual news conference, Vladimir Putin said contacts between the Trump team and Russian officials […]

Morgan Spurlock admits sexual misconduct

Morgan Spurlock admits sexual misconduct

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Morgan Spurlock made his name with the documentary Super Size Me, which looked at the effects of eating fast food US documentary film-maker Morgan Spurlock has publicly confessed to a history of sexual misconduct, referring to himself as “part of the problem”. Spurlock, who made the hit film Super […]

Joe Biden comforts John McCain’s daughter over cancer

Joe Biden comforts John McCain’s daughter over cancer

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Mr Biden says he is a long-time friend of Mr McCain despite the political divide Former US Vice-President Joe Biden has offered comfort and advice to Meghan McCain over the health of her father, US Republican Senator John McCain, during a TV talk show. Mr Biden’s son died of the […]

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