North Korea ‘Considering Missile Strike on US Guam Base’

The North's official news agency said on Tuesday the plan involved firing medium-to-long-range rockets at Guam, where US strategic bombers are based, according to the BBC. US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, flying into Guam, said there was no imminent threat from

Trump Fires Communications Director Scaramucci, Just Ten Days After Appointment

U.S. President Donald Trump ousted his new communications director Anthony Scaramucci just 10 days after he was named to the post, according to Reuters. According to the report, Trump was annoyed about Scaramucci's lewd comments to The New Yorker magazine published last

Trump Bans Transgender People From Serving in US Army

“The United States Government will not accept or allow transgender individuals to serve in any capacity in the U.S. Military,” he announced today in three tweets, reports with reference to News Monkey. Of course, the decision is getting a lot of

White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer Resigns

"It's been an honor & a privilege to serve @POTUS @realDonaldTrump & this amazing country. I will continue my service through August," Spicer tweeted.   It's been an honor & a privilege to serve @POTUS @realDonaldTrump &

Trump travel ban: US sets out visa criteria

The rules, affecting people from Iran, Libya, Syria, Somalia, Sudan and Yemen, come into force on Thursday, according to the BBC. They were issued after the Supreme Court partially restored President Donald Trump's travel ban. The controversial executive order had been blocked by

Trump gift leaves Australian PM Turnbull bemused

The official Trump-branded item was given to Mr Turnbull as part of a joke by Sydney's Coptic Orthodox church, according to the BBC. His relationship with Mr Trump became a talking point after the US president was reported to have abruptly ended

Obama administration “sort of choked” in its effort to punish Putin

"It is the hardest thing about my entire time in government to defend," the former senior Obama administration official told the Post, according to CNN. "I feel like we sort of choked." The Post report details how the CIA's assessment that Putin

Johnny Depp: ‘When was the last time an actor assassinated a president?’

"Can we bring Trump in?" Depp says to the crowd, which responds with widespread boos, according to videos of the remarks, reports with reference to ABC News. "No, no, no. You misunderstand completely. I think he needs help. And this is

Trump: I did not make recordings of Comey

The statement ended speculation about whether the President recorded conversations in the Oval Office, according to CNN. Comey, who Trump fired last month, said he had hoped there were recordings of their conversations. "With all of the recently reported electronic surveillance, intercepts, unmasking

US broadens Russia sanctions as Ukraine president visits Trump

Washington has broadened its sanctions against Russian companies and officials, on the same day Donald Trump welcomed the Ukrainian president, Petro Poroshenko, to the White House, according to The Guardian. The US added a new batch of Russian individuals and companies