Trump launches Twitter attack over payment to Iran

President Donald Trump has launched another attack on Twitter, this time over an Obama-era payment to Iran.

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Donald Trump accused of second affair while married to his third wife

Donald Trump had a nine-month extramarital affair with the 1998 Playboy Playmate of the year, according to her account of the relationship obtained by a US magazine.

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Thirteen Russian nationals charged in US election probe

A US grand jury has charged 13 Russian nationals and three Russian entities, the office of special counsel Robert Mueller has said.

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Thirteen Russian nationals charged in US election probe

A US grand jury has charged 13 Russian nationals and three Russian entities, the office of special counsel Robert Mueller has said.

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US Senate rejects immigration bills

The US Senate has rejected both a bipartisan immigration plan and a more restrictive proposal by President Donald Trump.

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Trump paid pornstar out of his own pocket, lawyer says

Donald Trump's personal lawyer has said he paid $130,000 out of his own pocket to a porn actress who allegedly had a sexual relationship with the US president in 2006.

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What Donald Trump gets so wrong about Mexico

Mexico is a largely positive story — and arguably a major US policy win — but it is portrayed inaccurately as a disaster by a president who refuses to back down, writes Andrés Martinez.

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North Korean defector hails 'warmth and sincerity' of Trump

The North Korean defector singled out by Donald Trump as a living example of Pyongyang's atrocities says the US president has set a milestone in international efforts to improve North Korea's human rights record.

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Vanessa Trump taken to hospital after white powder scare

Donald Trump Jr's wife was taken to a New York City hospital on Monday as a precaution after she opened an envelope addressed to her husband that contained an unidentified white powder.

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Donald Trump's $4trn budget pushes US deficit higher

President Donald Trump is proposing a four trillion dollar-plus (€3.2trn) US budget for next year.

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Donald Trump’s spats with North Korea’s Kim Jong Un can mushroom into nuclear warfare

Donald Trump’s spats with North Korea’s Kim Jong Un about the size of their nuclear buttons are reckless, while his desire to expand his nuclear arsenal is a departure from his predecessors and a contravention of the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty, says Jason Douglas

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Russia meddled in 2016 US election, says George W Bush

Former US president George W Bush has said "there's pretty clear evidence that the Russians meddled" in the 2016 American presidential election.

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Donald Trump orders Washington military parade

Donald Trump has asked the Pentagon to plan a grand parade of armed forces in Washington to celebrate US military strength, officials said.

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North Korea to be a key talking point as US vice president Mike Pence visits Asia

US vice president Mike Pence's six-day tour through Asia, anchored by a stop at the Winter Olympics in South Korea, is set to focus less on sports than the host country's neighbour to the North.

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Donald Trump accuses Democrats of treason for not applauding him

Donald Trump has accused Democrats of being "un-American" and maybe even treasonous for failing to applaud him during his State of the Union speech.

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Trump lashes out at Schiff over Russia probe memo

President Donald Trump has lashed out at the top Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee, a day after Democrats and Republicans said the president was wrong to assert that a GOP-produced classified memo on FBI surveillance powers cleared him in the Russia investigation.

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Trump claims memo 'totally vindicates' him in Russia probe

The four-page document includes revelations that might complicate the effort to undermine special counsel Robert Mueller's ongoing probe.

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Donald Trump sticking with most of Barack Obama's nuclear weapons doctrine

The Trump administration has announced it will continue much of the Obama administration's nuclear weapons policy, but take a more aggressive stance toward Russia.

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FBI in public spat with Donald Trump over Russia probe memo

A public clash between the US president and the FBI is simmering after the agency said it had "grave concerns" over the accuracy of a classified memo on the Russian collusion probe which Donald Trump wants to be released.

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Trump administration extends protected status for Syrians by 18 months

Nearly 7,000 Syrians will be allowed to remain in the United States for another 18 months, the Trump administration has said, but no more Syrian citizens will be able to apply for the special protection programme.

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FBI clashes with Trump amid 'grave concerns' over Russia memo

The FBI has said it has "grave concerns" about the accuracy of a classified memo on the Russia election investigation that Donald Trump wants released.

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State of the Union: Donald Trump takes credit but the facts tell otherwise

During his first State of the Union address to Congress, US President Donald Trump made some bold claims that he is the reason the US is thriving. Julie Pace takes a closer look

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FBI reveals 'grave concerns' over classified Russia probe memo

The FBI said it has "grave concerns" about omissions in a classified memo on the Russian collusion investigation that President Donald Trump wants to release to the public.

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Factcheck: Donald Trump's claims in State of the Union address

A look at some of the claims from Donald Trump's State of the Union speech.

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Porn star Stormy Daniels denies affair with Trump

Adult film star Stormy Daniels has denied claims of a 2006 sexual relationship with Donald Trump.

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Davos man’s embrace of Trumpism carries deep risks

The world elite’s betrayal of the values that underpinned the liberal order will hurt all of us, writes Ana Palacio

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Trump to herald recovery but here's a few other things to watch out for in SofU address

US President Donald Trump will herald a robust economy and push for bipartisan congressional action on immigration in his State of the Union address, as he seeks to rally a deeply divided nation.

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Donald Trump administration opts not to punish anyone in relation to Russian interference in election

The Trump administration has decided not to punish anyone - for now - under new sanctions retaliating for Russia's election-meddling, the US State Department has said.

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Donald Trump urged to stay silent on Russia contacts investigation

Two Republican senators have said that President Donald Trump would be wise to keep a public silence on an independent investigation into his 2016 campaign’s contacts with Russia in the wake of news reports he sought to fire the special counsel.

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Trump letter to African leaders says Tillerson to visit soon

President Donald Trump has sent a new letter to African leaders, saying he "deeply respects" the people of the continent.

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