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US shutdown: Senate bill on verge of collapse amid rancour

Image copyright AFP Image caption President Donald Trump has called off a trip to his Florida golf club this weekend until a deal can be struck The Republican-controlled Senate’s bid to avert a US government shutdown is teetering on the brink of collapse as it races against a midnight deadline. The House of Representatives voted […]

Turpin case: California couple deny torturing ‘shackled siblings’

Media captionDavid Turpin (R) and his wife Louise Turpin (L) deny charges of torture The parents accused of holding their 13 children in shackles at a California home have pleaded not guilty. David Turpin, 56, and Louise Turpin, 49, are facing charges of torture, abuse and false imprisonment. They were arrested after one daughter escaped […]

Turpin case: California couple deny torturing ‘shackled siblings’

Media captionDavid Turpin (R) and his wife Louise Turpin (L) deny charges of torture The parents accused of holding their 13 children in shackles at a California home have pleaded not guilty. David Turpin, 56, and Louise Turpin, 49, are facing charges of torture, abuse and false imprisonment. They were arrested after their daughter escaped […]

Turpin case: California couple deny torturing ‘shackled siblings’

Media captionDavid Turpin (R) and his wife Louise Turpin (L) deny charges of torture The parents accused of holding their 13 children in shackles at a California home have pleaded not guilty. David Turpin, 56, and Louise Turpin, 49, are facing charges of torture, abuse and false imprisonment. They were arrested after their daughter escaped […]

Shackled siblings: What we know about their lives

Punished and beaten frequently, the couple’s children hatched an escape plan. The parents deny the allegations against them, but investigators have discovered of a life of torture. This is what police have learned so far about their lives. Shackled siblings: What we know about their lives

Trump denies view on Mexico wall changed

Media captionTesting began in December on President Trump’s border wall prototypes Donald Trump has denied changing his views on a border wall after his top aide reportedly said the president was “uninformed” when he made the promise. White House chief of staff John Kelly told Fox News the president’s opinions had evolved since his signature […]

Fire and Fury: Trump exposé to become television series

Image copyright Reuters The bestselling exposé Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House by journalist Michael Wolff is about to hit the small screen. According to Hollywood Reporter, Mr Wolff has sold television rights for seven figures. President Trump has condemned the book, which depicts a chaotic administration and a president unfit for office, […]

Trump’s medical sparks conspiracies

Media caption‘He has incredible genes’ US presidents regularly undergo physical examinations. It is not remarkable. However, the results of Donald Trump’s recent medical check-up have sparked an online conspiracy theory – the girther movement. According to the official medical report, released by the White House on 16 January, President Trump stands at 75 inches (6ft […]

Dylan Farrow: Outrage after ‘years of being ignored’

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Allen has never been prosecuted over Farrow’s claim he assaulted her in 1992 Dylan Farrow says she feels “outrage” after “years of being ignored, disbelieved and tossed aside”. Woody Allen’s adopted daughter has appeared on CBS This Morning to talk about her sexual assault claim against the director. In […]

Trump’s medical sparks conspiracies

Media caption‘He has incredible genes’ US presidents regularly undergo physical examinations. It is not remarkable. However, the results of Donald Trump’s recent medical check-up have sparked an online conspiracy theory – the girther movement. According to the official medical report, released by the White House on 16 January, President Trump stands at 75 inches (6ft […]