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Are DC’s girls really going missing?

Are DC’s girls really going missing?

Image copyright DC Police Department Image caption A recent missing person tweet from Metro Police Department’s twitter account The Washington, DC Metro Police Department’s Twitter feed suggests an epidemic of missing children. But are young girls really disappearing from the streets of DC at a high rate? Metro Police Department (MPD) has always shared some […]

US healthcare bill: Knife-edge vote looms for ‘Trumpcare’

US healthcare bill: Knife-edge vote looms for ‘Trumpcare’

Image copyright AP Image caption A protest in Los Angeles against Donald Trump’s bill. The healthcare debate has been an emotional one US President Donald Trump is heading for a too-close-to-call vote on his troubled healthcare bill in the House. Mr Trump would suffer a huge blow if one of his major election pledges, to […]

US healthcare bill: Trump issues Friday vote ultimatum

US healthcare bill: Trump issues Friday vote ultimatum

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The provisions within the new health care bill have caused huge political debate US President Donald Trump has demanded a make-or-break Friday vote on a new health care bill in the House of Representatives. The American Healthcare Act is intended to replace parts of President Barack Obama’s signature law. […]

All-male White House health bill photo sparks anger

All-male White House health bill photo sparks anger

Image copyright White House There is a familiarity about this photo, and it could have been taken in many boardrooms around the world – men gathered around a table making plans and cutting deals. But the lack of women here, among a group of conservative Republicans discussing their healthcare bill with the vice-president, struck a […]

Toronto school board ends all new US trips for students

Toronto school board ends all new US trips for students

Image copyright Christopher Furlong Image caption Canada’s largest school board will no longer book US trips for its students. Canada’s largest school board is cancelling new school trips to the United States until further notice. The Toronto District School Board announced the decision citing “uncertainty” with regards to who may be affected by US President […]

London attack: American Kurt Cochran, from Utah, killed

London attack: American Kurt Cochran, from Utah, killed

Image copyright Facebook Image caption Kurt Cochran died after the attack on Westminster Bridge An American man has been named as one of the victims of Wednesday’s deadly attack in London, Kurt Cochran, 54 and from Utah, died in the attack and his wife Melissa was seriously hurt, their family has said. They were celebrating […]

JFK diary calls Hitler ‘stuff of legends’

JFK diary calls Hitler ‘stuff of legends’

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Kennedy (far right) toured Europe after his military service A diary kept by President John F Kennedy as a young man travelling in Europe, revealing his fascination with Adolf Hitler, is up for auction. Kennedy, then 28, predicted “Hitler will emerge from the hatred that surrounds him now as […]

Supreme Court pick Neil Gorsuch to be blocked by Democrats

Supreme Court pick Neil Gorsuch to be blocked by Democrats

Image copyright AP Image caption Neil Gorsuch had failed to answer “question after question”, the top Senate Democrat said The leading Democrat in the US Senate says he will lead an attempt to block President Donald Trump’s nomination for the Supreme Court. Chuck Schumer said Judge Neil Gorsuch favoured the “powerful over the weak” and […]

Man mistakenly donates wife’s ‘priceless’ wedding dress

Man mistakenly donates wife’s ‘priceless’ wedding dress

Image copyright Natalie Gelbert Image caption Natalie Gelbert believes her ‘priceless’ dress has been sold to someone for $25 A US woman from North Carolina has launched an online appeal after her husband accidentally donated her wedding dress to charity. Natalie Gelbert’s husband was dropping donation bags off at Goodwill – but her wedding dress […]

White supremacist’s church burns down in North Dakota

White supremacist’s church burns down in North Dakota

Image copyright ABC Image caption The flames were fanned by high winds A fire that destroyed a church owned by a well-known white supremacist in a small US town is under investigation. The place of worship in Nome, North Dakota, was recently purchased by Craig Cobb, who tried to set up a whites-only enclave in […]