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The missing – consequences of Trump’s immigration crackdown

In a rural county that voted for Trump, people are shocked to see friends deported and schoolmates disappear. Now a community is coming to terms with the economic and emotional consequences. The Trump team insists the actions of the deportation force, Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), is simply a matter of applying the law and […]

Donald Trump denies being a racist after reported crude remark

Donald Trump denies being a racist after reported crude remark

Media captionThe president made the comments to White House reporters at his Florida golf resort on Sunday President Donald Trump has denied that he is racist, after a row broke out over his alleged use of the word “shithole” to describe African nations. Mr Trump reportedly used the term last week during a bipartisan Oval […]

Donald Trump denies being a racist after ‘shithole’ row

Donald Trump denies being a racist after ‘shithole’ row

Media captionThe president made the comments to White House reporters at his Florida golf resort on Sunday President Trump has denied that he is racist, after a row broke out over his alleged use of the word “shithole” to describe African nations. Mr Trump reportedly used the term last week during a bipartisan Oval Office […]

Hawaii missile alert: False alarm sparks panic in US state

Hawaii missile alert: False alarm sparks panic in US state

Image copyright Twitter Image caption The message Hawaiians saw on their phones An incoming missile alert plunged residents of Hawaii into panic on Saturday morning before it was declared a false alarm. Mobile phone users received a message saying: “Ballistic missile threat inbound to Hawaii. Seek immediate shelter. This is not a drill.” State Governor […]

Chelsea Manning: Ex-army leaker to run for US senate

Chelsea Manning: Ex-army leaker to run for US senate

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Manning had her sentence commuted by Barack Obama in his final days of office Chelsea Manning, the former US intelligence analyst who was jailed for leaking classified documents, is seeking the Democratic Party nomination to run for the US senate in Maryland. In 2013 Manning was sentenced to 35 […]

Hawaii alert: False missile alarm sparks panic

Hawaii alert: False missile alarm sparks panic

Image copyright Twitter Image caption The message Hawaiians saw on their phones An incoming missile alert plunged residents of Hawaii into panic on Saturday morning before it was declared to be false. Mobile phone users received a message saying: “Ballistic missile threat inbound to Hawaii. Seek immediate shelter. This is not a drill.” State Governor […]

Mark Wahlberg donates reshoot fee to Time’s Up defence fund

Mark Wahlberg donates reshoot fee to Time’s Up defence fund

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Mark Wahlberg was paid $1.5m to do a reshoot of All The Money in the World, but his co-star was paid $80 a day The actor, Mark Wahlberg, has donated $1.5m to the Time’s Up legal defence fund. The move comes after it emerged that Wahlberg was paid $1.5m […]

Donald Trump must apologise for comments – African Union

Donald Trump must apologise for comments – African Union

Media caption‘Mr President, are you a racist?’ The organisation representing African countries has demanded that US President Donald Trump apologise after he reportedly called nations on the continent “shitholes”. The group’s mission in Washington DC expressed its “shock, dismay and outrage” and said the Trump administration misunderstood Africans. The US leader made the alleged remark […]

Florida winner of $451m jackpot will do ‘good for humanity’

Florida winner of $451m jackpot will do ‘good for humanity’

Image copyright Facebook Image caption Shane Missler (pictured with his sister) is a Boston Celtics fan – he could now pay the team’s stadium gate receipts five times over A 20-year-old from Florida says he plans to “have some fun” after being named sole winner of a $451m (£330m) lottery jackpot. Shane Missler matched five […]

Toronto police investigate ‘scissor attack’ on girl’s hijab

Toronto police investigate ‘scissor attack’ on girl’s hijab

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Khawlah Noman, 11, (L) speaks to reporters with her mother at Pauline Johnson Junior Public School Canadian police are investigating a possible hate crime after a man tried to cut the hijab off a young girl. Khawlah Noman, 11, was walking to school with her brother in Toronto when they […]