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Trump opens exit for embattled US veterans nominee Ronny Jackson

Trump opens exit for embattled US veterans nominee Ronny Jackson

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Dr Jackson has been accused of drinking at work and inappropriately prescribing medication. US President Donald Trump has offered lukewarm support to his pick to lead the Veterans Affairs department, Ronny Jackson, amid claims of impropriety. Mr Trump said at a news conference that he will “stand behind” the […]

Melania Trump’s big role during Macron visit

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Why is this US senator on verge of tears?

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Trump threatens ‘big problems’ for Iran if they resume nuclear tests

Trump threatens ‘big problems’ for Iran if they resume nuclear tests

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Mr Trump and Mr Macron walked into the Oval Office together. US President Donald Trump has warned Iran of “big problems” if it resumes the nuclear programme it agreed to curb in a 2015 international accord. Speaking in the White House Oval Office as he hosts French President Emmanuel […]

Toronto van: Ten dead and 15 injured as pedestrians are hit

Toronto van: Ten dead and 15 injured as pedestrians are hit

Media caption“Anybody in his way, he would hit”: Witnesses recall Toronto van incident Ten people have been killed and 15 injured after a man drove a van into pedestrians in Toronto, police said. The suspect has been named by police as Alek Minassian, 25. A man was arrested several streets away following a tense standoff […]

Toronto van: Nine dead and 16 injured as pedestrians are hit

Toronto van: Nine dead and 16 injured as pedestrians are hit

Media captionAmbulance rushes to the scene in Toronto Nine people have been killed and 16 injured after a man drove a van into pedestrians in Toronto, police said. The driver fled the scene of the incident, at a busy junction in the north of the Canadian city, but was arrested several streets away. The arrest […]

George H W Bush hospitalised a day after his wife’s funeral

George H W Bush hospitalised a day after his wife’s funeral

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Mr Bush greeted mourners at his wife’s funeral on Saturday and was hospitalised on Sunday Former US President George H W Bush has been hospitalised with an infection just days after his wife Barbara died. In a statement, a family spokesman said he had contracted an infection that spread to […]

US soldier gets world’s first penis and scrotum transplant

US soldier gets world’s first penis and scrotum transplant

Image copyright Johns Hopkins Medicine Image caption Dr Andrew Lee (second from left) and his team at Johns Hopkins University A team of US doctors has successfully carried out the world’s first total transplant of a penis and scrotum. Surgeons at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland, performed the operation on a soldier who had […]

Multiple pedestrians hit by van in Toronto

Multiple pedestrians hit by van in Toronto

Media captionAmbulance rushes to the scene in Toronto Up to 10 pedestrians have been struck by a van that witnesses said mounted the kerb in Toronto, say police. The vehicle fled the scene after the incident at a busy intersection in the north of the Canadian city, police say. The van was located several blocks […]

Naked gunman kills three in Nashville Waffle House

Naked gunman kills three in Nashville Waffle House

Image copyright Nashville Police Department Image caption The shooting occurred in the small hours of Sunday in a suburb of Nashville A nude gunman has killed three people at a Waffle House in Nashville, Tennessee, police say. The man burst into the restaurant at 03:25 (08:25 GMT) in the suburb of Antioch and opened fire […]