Trump dismisses E. Jean Carroll rape allegation as ‘fiction’

US President Donald Trump has denied allegations that he sexually assaulted a former model in New York in 1997. Amy Dorris told the UK’s Guardian newspaper that Mr Trump groped…

Coronavirus: Trump denies downplaying severity of virus

US President Donald Trump has denied that he downplayed the seriousness of Covid-19, despite admitting in a recorded interview having done that. At a televised event with voters, Mr Trump…

US Justice Dept initiates inquiry in sentencing of Trump’s long-time friend

THE United States Department of Justice inspector general’s office has inquired into the handling of changing sentencing recommendations of Roger Stone, a long-time friend of President Donald Trump. Stone was…

History professor who has accurately predicted every election since 1984 says Trump will lose

History professor Allan Lichtman is used to being right. He has correctly predicted the winner of each presidential race since Ronald Reagan’s reelection victory in 1984 using his “13 keys”…

Last-ditch talks on new aid package for US economy fail

LAST-ditch negotiations at the US Congress to forge another stimulus package for the coronavirus-ravaged economy have collapsed in a stalemate. Democrats and Republicans remain at odds over everything from unemployment…

Coronavirus: Los Angeles to shut off water and power to party houses

THE mayor of Los Angeles has said the city will be authorised to shut off water and power to properties where large parties and gatherings are held despite restrictions imposed…

US election 2020: Kanye West launches unconventional bid for presidency

KANYE West has officially launched his campaign for the 2020 US presidential election, with an unorthodox rally in Charleston, South Carolina. West, 43, is running as a candidate for his…

US executes first federal prisoner in 17 years

US murderer Daniel Lewis Lee has been put to death, hours after the Supreme Court allowed the first executions of federal inmates in 17 years. Several executions were initially delayed…

Daniel Lewis Lee: First US federal execution to go ahead after 17 years

THE first federal execution in the United States for more than 17 years is set to go ahead in Indiana on Monday following a ruling by an appeal court. The…

A stunt? Kanye West raises eyebrows over ‘presidential bid’

AMERICAN rapper Kanye West, a vocal supporter of United States President Donald Trump, has announced that he will run for president in 2020, raising bewildered reactions to his move to…