Land of the free? How Trump has put America’s identity in peril

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Land of the free? How Trump has put America’s identity in peril ‘Trump is a new breed of political Superman who eats kryptonite for breakfast.’ Photograph: Pool/Getty Images As the midterm elections approach, Ben Fountain argues white voters should know that a real democracy Läs mer…

US 'won't hesitate' to impose sanctions if North Korea fuel embargo breached

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; North Korea Apparent warning to Russia comes days after US ambassador to UN accused Moscow of supplying oil Kim Jong-un and Donald Trump meet in Singapore in June. The US says it has tracked 148 cases of tankers breaching the UN annual fuel cap Läs mer…

Pompeo suggests Rosenstein in danger after report he discussed taping Trump

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Trump-Russia investigation Deputy attorney general ‘ought to find something else to do’, secretary of state and key Trump ally hints to Fox News Sunday Rod Rosenstein oversees the special counsel Robert Mueller, who is investigating Russian election interference. Photograph: Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images The US Läs mer…

Fresh deadline for Brett Kavanaugh accuser adds to supreme court drama

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Brett Kavanaugh Republican Chuck Grassley reluctantly grants Christine Blasey Ford more time to negotiate Senate testimony Brett Kavanaugh is sworn-in before the Senate judiciary committee on Capitol Hill in Washington. Photograph: Andrew Harnik/AP The woman who has accused the supreme court nominee Brett Kavanaugh Läs mer…

Cue fireworks as ‘lord of misrule’ Donald Trump chairs UN security council

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The Observer United Nations The US president will lead a crucial assembly in New York, raising fears of global backlash over Iran Donald Trump addressing the UN meeting last year, when he threatened to ‘totally destroy’ North Korea. Photograph: Richard Drew/AP In medieval English Läs mer…

Diplomats gather for UN summit – with Trump and his whims to take centre stage

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; United Nations World leaders have spent a year trying to manage their relations the US president – but that doesn’t mean they can predict what he’ll say Donald Trump at the UN general assembly last year. World leaders were braced for surprises, but he Läs mer…

Full Disclosure review: Stormy Daniels shows Trump sex can be expensive

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Stormy Daniels Full Disclosure review: Stormy Daniels shows Trump sex can be expensive This is a story for our times: ancient Rome has returned, complete with President Caligula Stormy Daniels appears on Saturday Night Live in New York, in May 2018. Photograph: Will Heath/AP Läs mer…

Kavanaugh accuser given more time to decide if she will testify

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Brett Kavanaugh Senate judiciary committee chair Chuck Grassley extends deadline for Christine Blasey Ford on whether to give evidence Supreme court nominee Brett Kavanaugh denies allegations of sexual assault made by Christine Blasey Ford from when the pair were teenagers. Photograph: Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP Läs mer…

Rod Rosenstein denies discussing removing Trump under 25th amendment

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Donald Trump Memos reveal deputy attorney general spoke to colleagues about making secret tapes of president, according to New York Times Rod Rosenstein with Jeff Sessions. At least one colleague to whom Rosenstein mentioned wearing a ‘wire’ to record Trump thought Rosenstein was speaking Läs mer…

US embassy in London, snubbed by Trump, opens doors to visitors

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; London The US president refused to visit the new embassy in July, saying it was in an ‘off location’ The fortress-like US embassy in Nine Elms, south-west London, will allow just 75 people to visit on Saturday as part of the annual Open House Läs mer…

Revealed: Russia’s secret plan to help Julian Assange escape from UK

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Russia Tentative plot to whisk fugitive from London embassy on Christmas Eve was considered too risky Julian Assange would have been whisked away from Ecuador’s London embassy in a diplomatic vehicle, under outline plans discussed by diplomats. Photograph: Sang Tan/AP Russian diplomats held secret Läs mer…

Trump says Kavanaugh has an impeccable reputation – video

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Play Video 0:46 The US president defends his supreme court nominee Brett Kavanaugh from an allegation of sexual assault dating from the 1980s by calling him ‘one of the finest human beings you will ever have the privilege  of knowing or meeting’ Kavanaugh accuser Läs mer…

The Guardian view on the US and North Korea: warm words, not deeds | Editorial

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Opinion North Korea The Guardian view on the US and North Korea: warm words, not deeds Editorial Washington has said it will restart talks with Pyongyang. Kim Jong-un knows how to make Donald Trump feel good; that doesn’t mean he plans to denuclearise ‘Kim Läs mer…

'No accident' Brett Kavanaugh's female law clerks 'looked like models', Yale professor told students

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Brett Kavanaugh Guardian learns Amy Chua said she would advise students on their physical look to help win post in Kavanaugh’s chambers One source said that in at least one case, a law student was so put off by Chua’s advice that she decided Läs mer…