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Former US Apprentice star Omarosa has denied she was fired from her job at the White House - and claims that she has stories to tell about what she has seen and heard there.

No plans to withdraw invitation to Donald Trump after Jerusalem move , says Coveney

The Government will not be withdrawing the invitation for Donald Trump to visit Ireland, Foreign Affairs Minister and Tánaiste Simon Coveney told the Dáil today.

Democrat beats Trump-backed Republican accused of sexual misconduct

A Democrat has won Alabama's special Senate election, beating an embattled Republican opponent Roy Moore.

Donald Trump wants to send a man to Mars - via the Moon

Donald Trump has said he wants to send man back to the moon - and on to Mars.

Donald Trump brands claims he watches hours of TV each day as ’false story’

President Donald Trump has disputed a report that he watches hours of television each day, calling it: "Another false story."

Donald Trump’s accusers urge congressional probe into ’harassment’

Three women who have previously accused President Donald Trump of sexual harassment are sharing their stories on NBC’s Megyn Kelly Today.

Israel minister wants boycott of Arab businesses over Jerusalem capital protests

The defence minister of Israel is calling for a boycott of Arab businesses where residents carried out violent protests against the US president's recognition of Jerusalem as his country's capital.

Arab ministers demand Donald Trump reverse Jerusalem decision

Arab foreign ministers have demanded that the United States rescind Donald Trump's decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital, calling it a "grave" development that puts Washington on the same side as "occupation" and the violation of international law.

Trump's recognition of Jerusalem condemned at UN security council meeting

Traditional US allies in the UN Security Council including Britain, France, Sweden, Italy and Japan have criticised President Donald Trump's decision to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.

Jerusalem embassy move could take years, says Rex Tillerson

US secretary of state Rex Tillerson has said it is likely to take several years before the United States opens an embassy in Jerusalem.

Latest: Man killed by Israeli fire in Gaza protests against America's Jerusalem move

Latest: A Gaza man has been killed by Israeli fire amid protests against US President Donald Trump's shift on Jerusalem, according to Palestinian officials.

US Senator, Al Franken, announces resignation over sexual misconduct allegations

US Senator Al Franken has announced his resignation becoming the highest ranking US politician to step down amidst growing allegations of sexual misconduct against powerful men.

Donald Trump’s Jerusalem move sparks Palestinian protests

Clashes between Palestinian protesters and Israeli troops have erupted across the West Bank while demonstrators in Gaza burned Israeli and US flags after Donald Trump moved to recognise Jerusalem as Israel’s capital.

What next in the Middle East after dramatic US policy shift on Jerusalem?

The dramatic US policy shift on contested Jerusalem is seen by the Western-backed Palestinian leadership as a dangerous betrayal and game changer that is bound to propel them into a risky confrontation with the US and Israel on the global stage.

Latest: Hamas leader urges uprising over Donald Trump's policy on Jerusalem

Schools and shops have closed in the West Bank, as Palestinians protested against President Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital.

Benjamin Netanyahu urging other countries to follow US in recognising Jerusalem as capital

Israel's prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, has urged other countries to follow the US in recognising Jerusalem as its capital.

Donald Trump: US now recognising Jerusalem as Israel's capital

US President Donald Trump has declared it is time to officially recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.

Latest: Warnings intensify as Trump plans Jerusalem declaration

Latest: America's friends and foes have unleashed fierce criticism ahead of President Donald Trump's announcement recognising Jerusalem as Israel's capital.

Robert Mueller ’subpoenas Deutsche Bank records in Russia probe’

US special counsel Robert Mueller has reportedly subpoenaed Deutsche Bank, seeking records as part of his investigation into allegations that Russia helped Donald Trump win the 2016 US presidential election.

Update: Donald Trump warned over US stance on Jerusalem

Vociferous Arab and Muslim opposition is building to any possible US recognition of contested Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, as European leaders expressed concern about harm to fragile Middle East peace efforts.

Jimmy Fallon does Springsteen with ‘Robert Mueller’s Comin’ to Town’

"He’s making a list, naughty and nice; he’s gonna find out just who to indict."

Donald Trump signs proclamation to scale back two national monuments

President Donald Trump has signed a proclamation to scale back two sprawling national monuments in Utah, pledging to "reverse federal overreach and restore the rights of this land to your citizens".

Supreme Court endorses Donald Trump's travel ban

The US Supreme Court has allowed full enforcement of Donald Trump's travel ban affecting residents of six mostly Muslim countries.

Donald Trump backs senate hopeful embroiled in historical child sex abuse allegations

President Donald Trump has thrown his full support behind embattled Republican US Senate candidate Roy Moore who faces allegations of historical child sex abuse.

Treatment of Michael Flynn 'very unfair', says Donald Trump

President Donald Trump has said he feels "very badly" for his former national security adviser Michael Flynn, who last week pleaded guilty to lying to the FBI.

Nightmare of a White House Christmas

If you ever wanted to explain the word “metaphor” to a small child, show them a photo of this year’s White House Christmas decorations. 

Trying to stop Trump flipping the switch

It is unlikely the volatile US president would limit his power to press a nuclear button, so cabinet members should be authorised to oversee first-strike orders, says John Mecklin

Donald Trump attacks the FBI in series of tweets

US President Donald Trump has attacked his own FBI in a series of tweets and said the law enforcement agency's reputation was "in Tatters - worst in History!"

Trump 'never asked Comey to stop Flynn probe'

President Donald Trump has denied asking former FBI director James Comey to stop investigating his ex-national security adviser Michael Flynn.

Possibility of war with North Korea increasing everyday, says McMaster

President Trump's national security adviser says the possibility of war with North Korea is increasing every day.

Trump's UK visit more problematic after far-right tweets, says Greening

A UK cabinet minister has suggested that a visit to the UK by Donald Trump was unlikely to be a "positive one" following his retweets of anti-Muslim videos posted online by the deputy leader of the far-right Britain First group.