Trump’s ‘Cognitive Ability Is Normal’

Trump’s ‘Cognitive Ability Is Normal’

US President Donald Trump has shown no abnormal signs following a cognitive exam and is in excellent health, his White House doctor says. “I have no concerns about his cognitive ability or neurological functions,” Ronny Jackson said on Tuesday. Last week, Mr Trump underwent a three-hour examination in his first medical check-up since becoming US […]

Pope Warns World Is Close To Nuclear War

Pope Warns World Is Close To Nuclear War

Pope Francis has said he is afraid about the danger of nuclear war and that the world now stood at “the very limit”. His comment, made as he flew off for a visit to Chile and Peru, came after Hawaii issued a false missile alert that provoked panic in the U.S. state and highlighted the […]

Donald Trump’s ‘Racist Slur’ Provokes Outrage

Donald Trump’s ‘Racist Slur’ Provokes Outrage

US President Donald Trump has sparked outrage after he was reported to have used crude language to describe Haiti, El Salvador and African countries. Reports that he had called them “shithole countries” in an Oval Office meeting generated a backlash worldwide and Mr Trump later denied them. However Democratic Senator Dick Durbin said he heard […]

YouTube Cuts Ties With Logan Paul over Japan Suicide Video

YouTube Cuts Ties With Logan Paul over Japan Suicide Video

YouTube has cut business ties with Logan Paul, the hugely popular vlogger who posted a video showing the body of an apparent suicide victim in Japan. Paul’s channels were removed from YouTube’s Google Preferred programme, where brands sell ads on the top 5% of the platform’s content creators. YouTube also said it had put on […]

United Airlines Flight Diverted To Alaska Due To Passenger’s Faeces

United Airlines Flight Diverted To Alaska Due To Passenger’s Faeces

A flight from Chicago to Hong Kong has been diverted to Alaska after a passenger allegedly smeared faeces in two of the plane’s lavatories. The United Airlines flight rerouted to Anchorage after the incident, in which the passenger also allegedly attempted to flush his shirt down a toilet, according to officials. The man, whose name […]

Iran Protesters Face ‘Iron Fist’

Iran Protesters Face ‘Iron Fist’

Iran’s Revolutionary Guards have warned anti-government protesters they will face the nation’s “iron fist” if political unrest continues. Three days of demonstrations erupted over falling living standards. But a Revolutionary Guards commander said the protests had degenerated into people chanting political slogans and burning public property. They are the biggest show of dissent since huge […]

Iranian Protests: World Is Watching Response, US Warns

Iranian Protests: World Is Watching Response, US Warns

The US says “the world is watching” how Iranian authorities respond to anti-government protests that have broken out in several cities. A White House statement said Iranians were fed up with “the regime’s corruption and its squandering of the nation’s wealth to fund terrorism”. Thousands of people are said to have joined the protests. Meanwhile, […]

Apple Apologises For Slowing Older iPhones Down

Apple Apologises For Slowing Older iPhones Down

Apple has apologised after facing criticism for admitting it deliberately slows down some ageing iPhone models. The company now says it will replace batteries for less and will issue software in 2018 so customers can monitor their phone’s battery health. Some customers had long suspected the company slowed older iPhones to encourage customers to upgrade. […]

The White House’s Famous Magnolia Tree To Be Cut Back

The White House’s Famous Magnolia Tree To Be Cut Back

A historic tree that has stood at the White House for nearly 200 years is scheduled to be cut back. The “Jackson” magnolia was planted by President Andrew Jackson as a tribute to his recently deceased wife. It has been a backdrop to historic ceremonies and even featured on the $20 note between 1928 and […]