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US shutdown: Trump renews national emergency threat over wall

Media captionJust why has the US government partially shut down? US President Donald Trump has renewed a threat to declare a national emergency to fund the construction...

The brutal secret of school sport initiations

Image copyright Katie Horwich Hazing rituals have long been a brutal secret among high school and college sport teams. But in the #MeToo era, can teenage victims shatter...

Ashley Judd’s sexual harassment claim against Harvey Weinstein dismissed

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Ashley Judd can still proceed with her claim that Harvey Weinstein tried to sabotage her career A sexual harassment claim brought...

Trump walks out of shutdown talks with a ‘bye-bye’

Media captionUS shutdown: “My son wants to sell art to pay our bills” President Donald Trump has walked out of a meeting with Democratic leaders as...

Jazmine Barnes: Second man charged in drive-by shooting

Image copyright Harris County Sheriff’s Office Image caption Eric Black Jr (left) and Larry Woodruffe have both been charged with capital murder Police in Houston...

Russian lawyer in Trump Tower meeting charged with obstruction

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Lawyer Natalya Veselnitskaya is believed to be in Russia A Russian lawyer who famously attended a meeting with top Trump...

Trump wall: President addresses nation on border ‘crisis’

Media captionTrump v Democrats on the border wall and government shutdown US President Donald Trump has made his first TV address to the nation from the Oval Office,...

US tax refunds ‘to be issued despite government shutdown’

Image copyright Reuters Image caption US taxpayers will still receive refunds this year despite the shutdown Millions of US taxpayers will still receive refunds despite...

Uber shootings: Driver pleads guilty to six murders

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Jason Dalton had initially blamed the Uber app for his actions, saying it made him a “puppet” An Uber driver accused of...

US government shutdown: Trump to make border wall speech

Image copyright Getty Images US President Donald Trump is set to argue that an immigration “crisis” requires his long-promised wall along the Mexican border....