HMS Queen Elizabeth aircraft carrier heads to US to carry first aircraft

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Royal Navy American F-35s to be used for test flights but first landing is likely to be by a British pilot HMS Queen Elizabeth before setting off across the Atlantic. Photograph: Andrew Matthews/PA The captain of HMS Queen Elizabeth, Britain’s new aircraft carrier, warned Läs mer…

The truth about cats and Trump's dogs: civil discourse needed

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Digested week Trump administration The truth about cats and Trump’s dogs: civil discourse needed Emma Brockes When Trump called Omarosa Manigault Newman a ‘dog’ on Twitter, some still managed to be shocked The man could goose-step down Pennsylvania Avenue at this stage and it Läs mer…

Republican Senate nominee posts photo of Tim Kaine greeting Stalin

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Virginia Corey Stewart’s odd attack on his Democratic opponent is apparent attempt to link Kaine with protesters clashing with white supremacists The image tweeted by Corey Stewart. Photograph: Twitter The Republican nominee for US Senate in Virginia on Friday tweeted out a bizarre Photoshopped Läs mer…

Donald Trump defends Paul Manafort: ‘He happens to be a very good person’ – video

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Donald Trump has defended his former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, who faces 18 counts of tax evasion and bank fraud. Trump’s comments came as a jury convened in Virginia, following a three-week trial in which federal prosecutors called 27 witnesses to testify against Manafort. Läs mer…

Miss America accuses pageant leaders of bullying and manipulation

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; US news Cara Mund made the allegations against chairwoman Gretchen Carlson and CEO Regina Hopper in a letter to former titleholders Cara Mund celebrates during the Miss America 2018 pageant in Atlantic City, New Jersey, on 10 September 2017. Photograph: Donald Kravitz/(Credit too long, Läs mer…

Lara Trump: who is the 'good Trump' that offered Omarosa 'hush money'?

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Omarosa Manigault Newman The appearance of the president’s daughter-in-law may be a surprise to even those watching closely Lara Trump, daughter-in-law of Donald Trump, speaks during a Women for Trump rally on 12 October 2016, in Albany, New York. Photograph: Mike Groll/AP It’s often Läs mer…

US to cancel $200m in funding for Syria stabilization projects

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Syria Administration confirms it will not spend cash earmarked for Syria, citing increased contributions from coalition partners Saudi Arabia has pledged $100m intended to help revitalize communities like Raqqa, above. Photograph: Amnesty International/PA The Trump administration is ending funding for Syria stabilization projects as Läs mer…

Stormy Daniels blames Celebrity Big Brother withdrawal on custody issue

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Stormy Daniels Channel 5 ‘categorically denies’ adult film star’s account of her failure to appear on the show Stormy Daniels had made claims of an affair with the US president Donald Trump. Photograph: Ringo H.W. Chiu/AP Stormy Daniels has blamed her last-minute decision to Läs mer…

‘A legend from our house’: Detroit mourns Aretha Franklin

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Fans and friends paid tribute to Franklin’s legacy of song, spirt and strength at the church where she began singing as a child The ominous clouds that rose over Detroit on Thursday brought more than just an unexpected bout of summer rain. They reflected Läs mer…

Arizona students' stand on gun control switches to voter registration

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; US gun control Four months after a die-in at the state capitol, teenage activists are seeking to change the balance of power in the midterms Demonstrators at the March For Our Lives in Washington DC in March. Photograph: Evelyn Hockstein for the Guardian Four Läs mer…

Rape at gunpoint is illegal in America? Tell that to the women we work with

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Modern-day slavery in focus Global development Rape at gunpoint is illegal in America? Tell that to the women we work with US law ignores the violence routinely suffered by women in prostitution, and actively criminalises victims. Here, after a Guardian investigation revealed the exploitation Läs mer…

Online security cameras let Californians livestream the burning of their homes

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; California As wildfires burn across the state, residents view the destruction first-hand: ‘That was a moment I’ll never forget’ Play Video 1:20 California man watches wildfires almost destroy his home on camera – live The Holy fire was raging through southern California’s Cleveland national Läs mer…

US interior secretary's school friend crippling climate research, scientists say

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; This Land is Your Land Trump administration The Trump administration is requiring that some scientific funding undergo additional review by an adviser who was a high school football teammate of Ryan Zinke Climate scientists say a policy enacted by US interior secretary Ryan Zinke, Läs mer…

Turkish lira volatile as US warns of more sanctions – business live

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Turkish currency bucks Thursday’s trend by weakening to 5.86 to the dollar before recovering LIVE Updated People line up at a currency exchange shop in Istanbul. Investors have been pulling out of Turkey’s markets, sending its stock market and currency plunging. Photograph: Lefteris Pitarakis/AP Läs mer…

'McCarthy-era tactics': ex-spy chiefs round on Trump in Brennan row

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Donald Trump Admiral who oversaw Osama bin Laden raid says he would be honoured to have his security clearance removed like John Brennan’s William H McRaven said Donald Trump had shown few of the qualities of a leader. Photograph: Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images More than Läs mer…