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US proposes rule banning asylum for illegal migrants

Image copyright AFP/Getty Image caption President Trump has railed against immigration, and has sent US troops to the Mexican border Illegal migrants entering through...

Thousand Oaks: Ex-Marine Ian David Long identified as suspect

Media captionJason Coffman: The last thing I said was ‘Son, I love you.” A US Marine Corps veteran with suspected mental health issues killed 12 people in a...

Mid-term elections 2018: Trump offers bipartisanship with caveat

Media captionTrump hopes for “beautiful bi-partisan situation” US President Donald Trump has said he is ready to work with Democrats after they won control...

Who is attorney general’s replacement?

Image copyright Douglas Graham Image caption Matthew Whitaker is replacing his former boss, Jeff Sessions Just minutes after news broke that US Attorney General Jeff...

Trump fires Attorney General Jeff Sessions

Media captionStaff applauded as Mr Sessions left the Department of Justice US Attorney General Jeff Sessions has been fired by President Donald Trump. “We thank...

Colorado man pleads guilty to wife and daughter’s murders

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Chris Watts, seen here shortly after his arrest in August, pled guilty to all nine charges against him A Colorado man, Chris...

New York Port Authority attack: Bomber found guilty

Image copyright AFP/NYC Taxi and Limousine Commission Image caption Ullah arrived in the US in 2011 A Bangladeshi immigrant who let off a makeshift pipe bomb close to a...

US mid-term elections 2018: Senate slipping from Democratic reach

Media captionWatch live: BBC News US mid-term elections special The Democrats’ hopes of winning control of the US Senate have been dealt a blow in the mid-term...

Texas newlyweds die in helicopter crash leaving wedding

Image copyright Facebook/Bailee Ackerman Image caption The couple were killed in a helicopter crash after departing their own wedding A young couple from Texas were...

USA Gymnastics: United States Olympic Committee wants to strip governing body of status

Olympic champion Aly Raisman was one of Nassar’s victims The United States Olympic Committee is seeking to strip USA Gymnastics (USAG) of its status as a national...