US govt demand for info on 1.3mn visitors to anti-Trump site is ‘abuse of authority’ – hosting firm
The Superior Court of DC has requested DreamHost to provide “all” information available to them about disruptj20.org, the website for organized protests against Trump’s inauguration on January 20. The company says the demand amounts to "investigatory overreach".
'We moved as quickly as we could': Baltimore quietly removed 4 Confederate monuments overnight
Four Confederate monuments were quietly removed in Baltimore, Maryland overnight early Wednesday to avoid violence, after a White nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia turned deadly on Saturday.
Trump Ends Business Councils as CEOs Turn Against President
Donald Trump said he’s disbanding two advisory groups of American business leaders, after CEOs quit this week as the president faced blowback for failing to sufficiently condemn white supremacists.
Black Hawk down: 5 feared dead in Army helicopter crash off Hawaii
The US Coast Guard is searching for five people who were on board the UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter that went down in the Pacific Ocean west of the Hawaiian island of Oahu.
Mitt Romney and Jeb Bush jump into the fray criticizing Trump's Charlottesville comments
Mitt Romney rejected President Trump's assertion Tuesday that "both sides" were responsible for the violent rally in Charlottesville, Va., this past weekend.
Trump Says Amazon Does ‘Great Damage’ to Retailers
U.S. President Donald Trump once again unloaded on Amazon.com Inc., tweeting that the company is hurting other retailers and implying that it’s killing industry jobs across the U.S.
China angered at U.S. criticism of religious freedom, says U.S. not perfect
China hit back on Wednesday at criticism by U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson of its record on religious freedom, saying the United States was not perfect and should be looking after its own affairs rather than making baseless accusations.
Georgia judge suspended for comparing anti-confederate statue protesters to Isis
A judge in Georgia has been suspended after sharing controversial comments on social media about confederate statues and protesters.
Mexican Workers March in Protest at NAFTA Renegotiations
Trade unions believe they have a right to know the terms and conditions of the NAFTA renegotiations, which they claim are inaccessible.
Discover Ends Dealings With 'Hate Groups' After Charlottesville
Discover Financial Services said it’s ending merchant agreements with extremist organizations that incite violence.
Hope Hicks to Serve as Interim Communications Director, White House Official Says
Hope Hicks, White House director of strategic communications, has been named President Trump’s interim director of communications, according to a White House official.
Texas clamps down on abortion insurance - forcing women to take out rape coverage
Texas has passed a new law that requires women to pay extra insurance to cover non-emergency abortions ― a move critics say forces women into buying rape insurance.
Labour's Sarah Champion resigns over 'poor choice of words' on Asian paedophile gangs
Champion quit her role as Secretary of State for Woman and Equalities following an article in The Sun, which suggested people were "not addressing" the issue surrounding the ethnicity of child abuse gangs.