James Comey compares Trump to mob boss during interview set ‘to shock the president’

In an interview set “to shock the president”, former FBI director James Comey has reportedly compared Donald Trump to a mob boss. A clip of the interview, which was released ahead of its full broadcast...

Russia takes dig at Trump over Syria missile threat: ‘We do not participate in...

It seemed almost appropriate for such strange times that the international crisis over the suspected chemical attack in Syria would be be played out in 280 characters or...

Donald Trump’s former strategist Steve Bannon plotting abrupt end to Russia investigation, insiders say

Stephen Bannon, who was ousted as White House chief strategist last summer but has remained in touch with some members of president Donald Trump’s circle, is...

Nikolas Cruz: Suspected Parkland school shooter says his inheritance should go to victims’ fund

The Florida school shooting suspect has offered to donate any inheritance money he is eligible for to the victims and families of the massacre at Stoneman Douglas...

EPA chief’s ‘imperial tenure’ must end after excessive expenses revealed, Democrats say

Senate Democrats have called for the “imperial tenure” of Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) head Scott Pruitt to come to an end after reports of his travel...

America counts down to Syria missile strikes as Trump threats leave conflict with Russia...

The dark shadow of a war involving America and Russia in Syria is looming large after public threats of missile attacks from President Donald Trump, Moscow’s warning of...

Ethereum, ripple and other cryptocurrency value surges as bitcoin price spikes

Bitcoin’s sudden price rise has resulted in gains across cryptocurrency markets, with ethereum, ripple and litecoin all surging in value. Within the space of an hour on...

China executes more people than rest of world combined, Amnesty report reveals

China executed more people than the rest of the world combined last year, according to Amnesty International’s new annual report on capital punishment. Thousands of people were...

Trump warned not to fire Mueller by former US ethics chief: ‘Our forefathers were...

The backlash against Donald Trump if he fired special counsel Robert Mueller would be “like nothing you’ve seen”, a former US government ethics chief has warned the president. “America is stronger than you,” Walter Shaub told...

Police fired after claiming mice ate half a ton of marijuana that mysteriously disappeared...

When more than 500kg of marijuana disappeared from a police warehouse in Argentina, officers had an improbable explanation: it must have been eaten by mice. Senior officers, it seems, were not convinced, and eight members of staff have...

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