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US imposes sanctions on China for buying Russian weapons

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The sanctions relate to China’s purchase of 10 Russian Sukhoi Su-35 fighter jets The US has imposed sanctions on the...

Brett Kavanaugh accuser offers to testify to Senate

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Judge Kavanaugh is accused of sexually assaulting a woman in the 1980s, when they were both teenagers. A woman who accuses...

Brett Kavanaugh: Senate sets deadline for accuser testimony

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Republican Senator Chuck Grassley of Iowa, chairman of the judiciary committee, has set a Friday deadline for Christine Blasey...

Trump on Sessions: ‘I don’t have an attorney general’

Image copyright AFP Image caption Mr Trump said in an inteview he was “very disappointed” in Mr Sessions US President Donald Trump has said he does not...

New York inmate’s golf drawings lead to exoneration in murder

Image copyright Georgetown University Image caption Valentino Dixon served most of his sentence in New York’s notorious Attica Correctional Facility A US convict...

Sesame Workshop says Bert and Ernie are ‘best friends’ and not gay

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Bert, left, and his roommate of 49 years, Ernie The organisation behind Sesame Street has denied co-habiting duo, Bert and...

US surgeon and girlfriend suspected of multiple drug rapes

Image copyright Police handout Image caption Cerissa Riley and Grant Robicheaux may have met victims at music festivals, prosecutors say A California surgeon and his...

Christine Blasey Ford: Kavanaugh accuser ‘faces death threats’

Image copyright Researchgate.net/ Getty Image caption Christine Blasey Ford says Brett Kavanaugh attacked her when he was a teenager The woman who accuses US Supreme...

Florence death toll rises to 25 as flooding continues

Media captionHundreds rescued in deadly Florence floods As flooding continues to inundate North Carolina, the death toll from Florence has risen to at least 25, with 19...

US slashes number of refugees to 30,000

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The Trump administration has pursued tight restrictions on immigration The US says it will cap the number of refugees allowed...