Trump says summit with North Korea’s Kim Jong-un may be delayed

Trump says summit with North Korea’s Kim Jong-un may be delayed

Media captionTrump says Kim Jong-un’s attitude changed after his second visit to China US President Donald Trump has said there is a “very substantial chance” a historic summit with North Korea’s Kim Jong-un next month may not happen. He said the North must meet conditions for the summit to go ahead though if it did […]

Trump faces backlash over possible $1.3bn ZTE fine

Trump faces backlash over possible $1.3bn ZTE fine

Image copyright Reuters Image caption The president is facing backlash after willingness to consider alternative punishments for ZTE US President Donald Trump has said he may lift a crippling export ban on Chinese technology firm ZTE and levy a $1.3bn fine instead. His willingness to strike a deal has stirred controversy in the US, where […]

McDonald’s workers make sexual harassment complaints

McDonald’s workers make sexual harassment complaints

Image copyright Getty Images Ten workers at McDonald’s fast food franchises in the US have filed complaints of sexual harassment against the firm. The female workers, one of whom is 15 years old, allege groping, propositions, indecent exposure and lewd comments. McDonald’s said it takes such allegations “very seriously” and that its franchises should do […]

US student’s ‘Summa cum laude’ graduation cake censored

US student’s ‘Summa cum laude’ graduation cake censored

Image copyright Cara Koscinski Image caption Jacob Koscinski’s mother had asked a grocery store to print “Summa Cum Laude” (with the highest distinction) on her son’s graduation cake. Anyone who has graduated from high school or university should be due a decent celebration. But Jacob Koscinski, a US high school student, ended up somewhat disappointed. […]

Trump and South Korea’s Moon hold talks on Kim summit

Trump and South Korea’s Moon hold talks on Kim summit

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Mr Moon (right) will try to calm nerves in his meetings with Mr Trump (right) US President Donald Trump and South Korea’s Moon Jae-in are holding talks in Washington, amid uncertainty over a planned US-North Korea summit. Last week the North said it might cancel if the US insisted on […]

New York Stock Exchange appoints first female leader

New York Stock Exchange appoints first female leader

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Stacey Cunningham held senior positions at Nasdaq before moving to the NYSE The New York Stock Exchange has appointed its first female leader more than two centuries after it was established. Stacey Cunningham will be elevated to the leadership role from her current position of chief operating officer. Her […]

New York parents sue 30-year-old son who refuses to move out

New York parents sue 30-year-old son who refuses to move out

Image copyright Google Maps Image caption The home near Syracuse, New York that is at the centre of the family dispute The parents of a 30-year-old man have resorted to drastic measures in an effort to get their son to fly the coop: they are suing him. Court documents say Michael Rotondo does not pay […]

Eagle Creek wildfire: Oregon judge orders boy to pay $36m

Eagle Creek wildfire: Oregon judge orders boy to pay $36m

Image copyright Wikimedia Commons Image caption The fire burned for nearly three months in Oregon A judge has ordered a teenager to pay more than $36m (£27m) after he admitted starting a huge forest fire that raged for months in the US state of Oregon. Hood River County Judge John Olson ruled the boy must […]

Why Spanish speakers in US are getting into trouble

Why Spanish speakers in US are getting into trouble

Media captionBorder patrol: ‘I heard you speaking Spanish’ Two high-profile incidents of Spanish speakers being challenged for not using English have raised familiar arguments over language and immigration in America. What happened? Ana Suda and Mimi Hernandez were queuing inside a petrol station in rural Montana when a Border Patrol agent demanded to see their […]

North Korea summit: Pence warns Kim Jong-un not to ‘play’ Trump

North Korea summit: Pence warns Kim Jong-un not to ‘play’ Trump

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Mike Pence made the comments in a Fox News interview broadcast on Monday night US Vice-President Mike Pence has warned North Korea’s Kim Jong-un not to “play” President Donald Trump if they meet next month. Mr Pence said in a Fox News interview that such a move would be […]

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