Stories about USA

Jun 06 2017

Trump to privatise air traffic control

But opponents worry the plan, which would require congressional approval, will give too much power to the airline industries. The plan is part of the White House's goal...

Jun 06 2017

Trump Won't Seek to Block Comey's Testimony, White House Says

She said "the president's power to exert executive privilege is very well-established", but Trump would not exercise it in this case. Burr, a North Carolina Republican ...

Jun 06 2017

Trump will not invoke executive privilege to prevent Comey from testifying

At the daily White House press briefing, Deputy Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders told reporters the president wants a "thorough investigation of facts", in refe...

Jun 06 2017

Five killed in shooting at Florida workplace

OCSO working shooting scene that has stabilized. There is no suggestion the killer was a member of a subversive or terrorist organisation, police say. They are now bein...

Jun 06 2017

Piers Morgan apologies to Ariana Grande for misjudging her

The "Malibu" hitmaker was thrilled to join her friend Ariana Grande at the concert on Sunday (04.06.17) to raise money for the victims of an terrible terror attack fo...

Jun 06 2017

The pros and cons of privatizing air traffic control

The air traffic controllers' union is generally supportive of the proposal, as it sees the current FAA air traffic control system as somewhat inefficient. President Dona...

Jun 06 2017

Minnesota joins US Climate Alliance

Gov. Mark Dayton added Minnesota to the alliance of governors committed to reducing carbon emissions despite President Donald Trump's decision to leave the 2015 Paris cl...

Jun 06 2017

White House: Trump will not use executive privilege to stop Comey testimony

As in past hearings when he was still head of the FBI , Comey isn't expected to reveal details of the ongoing investigation into potential ties between the Trump camp an...

Jun 06 2017

Trump proposes privatizing United States air traffic control system

The Federal Aviation Administration-run ATC system in the USA, in contrast, has been a monument to mismanagement and waste. This new entity would fund itself by charging ...

Jun 06 2017

White House aide says Russia probe 'detracts' from agenda

Trump won't use executive privilege to block... Trump's known to change his mind on major issues. Both Trump's fellow Republicans and Democrats from the intelligence pa...

Jun 06 2017

USA hackers could have framed Russian Federation in election hack: Putin tells MBC

Step by step, Putin dismantled the assumptions behind the liberal narrative that Donald Trump had close connections with Russian Federation, and that Putin has leverage...

Jun 06 2017

Dems Query Kushner Co Over Jared's Role in Visa Scheme

The Secret Service says it has charged a person who attempted to jump over a bike rack barricade near the White House. On Wednesday, reporters asked press secretary ...

Jun 06 2017

14 arrested during rally, counter-protests in downtown Portland

Police in Portland, the largest city in the USA northwest state of OR, tried hard Sunday to separate crowds of protesters supporting Donald Trump and those against the pr...

Jun 06 2017

Which states have joined the climate alliance that commits to Paris agreement?

Local leaders from across the country say they're not backing down from America's commitments under the historic climate accord. Trump barely mentioned the global war...

Jun 06 2017

Putin on Dinner With Flynn: 'I Didn't Even Really Talk to Him'

Former CIA director John Brennan said last month he had noticed contacts between Trump's campaign associates and Russian Federation during the 2016 election and grew co...

Jun 06 2017

Sen. Mark Warner calls alleged Trump pressure on Comey "unthinkable"

When White House press secretary Sean Spicer was asked about the possibility of Trump invoking executive privilege to block the testimony, he seemed to suggest it was...

Jun 06 2017

Shooter kills 5, self, in Orlando manufacturing plant

The shooter, who has not yet been identified, had been involved in a previous workplace violence incident and had been accused of battering another employee inside the bu...

Jun 06 2017

Disgruntled Maine Man Unleashes Bed Bugs at City Office

Initial plans to have a bedbug-detecting dog check City Center before opening to the public Monday morning were thwarted because the dog can't sniff for bedbugs so soon a...

Jun 06 2017

Monday forecast: rain likely through day and evening, high 81

Mostly cloudy and remaining mild and humid tonight , with low temperatures ranging from 58 to 63 degrees and winds from the northwest at 5 miles per hour. Southwest wind...

Jun 06 2017

Tech giants say 'we are still in' Paris climate pact

The funds will support the operations of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change, an global environmental treaty that spawned the Kyoto Protocol, the Paris accord...