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US president enjoyed phone call with Philippines president, who is accused of overseeing the deaths of 7,000 people as part of his war on drugs US president Donald Trump has invited Philippines leader Rodrigo Duterte to the White House during a phone call that also addressed concerns over North Korea, the White House said in […]

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In the absence of star guest Donald Trump, the usually celebrity-filled soiree took a more serious turn to focus on defence of journalistic freedom The White House press corps has gathered for its annual black-tie dinner, a toned-down affair this year after Donald Trump snubbed the event, becoming the first incumbent US president to bow […]

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This great Beatles album is as thrilling a listen as ever on its 50th anniversary: but its a melancholy time for the one-world counterculture the record soundtracked At the time Sgt Pepper was released, the American writer recalled, I happened to be driving across the country on Interstate 80. In each city where I stopped […]

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Donald Trump has given a wide-ranging interview to Reuters about geopolitics, trade and how his personal life has changed since assuming office On the presidency I loved my previous life. I had so many things going. This is more work than in my previous life. I thought it would be easier. Youre really into your […]

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President tells conservative media his $1.4bn demand could be pushed to September, avoiding a spending freeze on his 100th day in office Donald Trump has indicated he is willing to delay his demand for funding of his Mexican border wall to avoid a fiercely opposed by Democrats and also unpopular with many Republicans. Trump, whose […]

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For some Trump voters in Northampton County, Pennsylvania, their new president has already done more than Obama but others have had enough Tax reform needs to happen now. Neil Gorsuch is gold. Keep giving the media hell. Keep showing evil dictators whos boss. Try again on health care. And dont forget the tax cuts. logoDonald […]

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Perestroika and detente were supposed to remove the shadow of nuclear war from generation X. Now its back with a vengeance The new nightly ritual is this: weve made a pact not to check social media in bed. I get my dollops of US news on the couch beforehand, shared from American friends on Facebook […]

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Affiliate of Venezuelas state-owned oil company made donation even as President Nicols Maduro accuses US of plotting to ovethrow him President Two people were shot dead and dozens injured in street battles between protesters and government supporters. Read more: https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/apr/19/venezuela-donation-donald-trump-inauguration

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US president spoke with the Turkish leader Monday following a referendum that has escalated concern over Erdoans increasingly authoritarian grip Donald Trump called to congratulate a narrow victory in a contested referendum that will grant him sweeping new powers, according to the White House. International observers monitoring the Turkish referendum concluded in a Erdoans accumulation […]

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On day of protest, police make 13 arrests as pro-Trump crowd clashes with anti-fascists in California and thousands call for financial disclosure elsewhere Hundreds of self-described anti-fascist protesters and supporters of Donald Trump clashed in Berkeley, California, in sporadic brawls on Saturday. Protests in cities around the rest of the country, including a number of […]

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