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Trump order to target foreign worker visa programme

Trump order to target foreign worker visa programme

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The number of applicants for H-1B visas fell to 199,000 this year President Donald Trump is to sign an executive order to review a temporary visa programme used to place foreign workers in high-skilled US jobs. The order will also direct agencies to enforce government rules on excluding foreign […]

Facebook murder suspect Steve Stephens hunted across US

Facebook murder suspect Steve Stephens hunted across US

Media captionThe suspect said he was looking for victims in a video posted on Facebook A nationwide manhunt is under way in the US for the suspect who shot dead a grandfather on the street apparently at random and posted the footage. The suspect, Steve Stephens, said in another video post that he had killed […]

Cleveland Facebook suspect Steve Stephens hunted in five states

Cleveland Facebook suspect Steve Stephens hunted in five states

Media captionThe suspect said he was looking for victims in a video posted on Facebook A US gunman who shot a grandfather on the street apparently at random and posted the footage on Facebook could be anywhere, say investigators. The suspect, Steve Stephens, said in another video post that he had killed 13 people and […]

Ohio Facebook shooting suspect a ‘monster’ who ‘just snapped’

Ohio Facebook shooting suspect a ‘monster’ who ‘just snapped’

Image copyright Facebook Image caption Stephens posted a photo on Facebook of his ex-girlfriend, who he blamed for the killing The suspect who police say murdered a grandfather and posted the video on Facebook is a self-described “monster” who blames others for his problems. Steve Stephens, who worked as a case manager for a children’s […]

Trump upstaged by Easter Bunny

President Donald Trump had to share the limelight with the Easter Bunny at the annual White House egg roll. Meanwhile, First Lady Melania Trump gave her husband a nudge to prompt him to put his hand on his heart during the national anthem. Trump upstaged by Easter Bunny

Cleveland Facebook gunman Steve Stephens hunted in five states

Cleveland Facebook gunman Steve Stephens hunted in five states

Media captionThe suspect said he was looking for victims in a video posted on Facebook Investigators in Ohio say a gunman who shot a grandfather on the street apparently at random and posted the footage on Facebook could be anywhere. The suspect, Steve Stephens, said in another video post that he had killed 13 people […]

United Airlines changes policy after ‘horrific’ passenger ordeal

United Airlines changes policy after ‘horrific’ passenger ordeal

Image copyright Reuters Image caption United Airlines sparked outrage when a passenger was forcibly removed from a flight last week United Airlines is changing its policy on giving staff last-minute seats on full flights after a man was dragged screaming from an overbooked plane. The airline said that in future crew members would be allocated […]

North Korea nuclear: US ‘working with China’ on response

North Korea nuclear: US ‘working with China’ on response

Media captionThe BBC’s John Sudworth, in Pyongyang, explains what may happen next The US and China are working on a “range of options” on North Korea, the US top security adviser has said, as tensions mount over the country’s nuclear and missile programmes. Lt Gen HR McMaster told ABC News there was consensus with China […]

Trump tax march: Thousands urge president to release finances

Trump tax march: Thousands urge president to release finances

Image copyright AFP / Getty Images Image caption An oversized inflatable chicken, meant to resemble Mr Trump, toured the area in DC Protests have been taking place across the United States to call on President Donald Trump to release his tax returns. Tax March organisers say they have arranged demonstrations in more than 150 locations. […]

IS death toll from US strike reaches 90

IS death toll from US strike reaches 90

Media captionThe moment the MOAB bomb struck the IS cave and tunnel system At least 90 militants from the Islamic State (IS) group were killed by a huge bomb dropped by the US in Afghanistan, a regional governor says. The most powerful non-nuclear bomb ever used by the US in combat was dropped on an […]