The United States

November 17, 2018
November 17, 2018

US, China in APEC cruise ship clash on trade, influence

China and the US cross swords ahead of an APEC summit, duelling over protectionism, trade tariffs and “chequebook diplomacy” as they lay out sharply contrasting visions for the Pacific Rim region.

May 14, 2018
May 14, 2018

US opens its Jerusalem embassy in ceremony

The United States officially opens its deeply controversial Jerusalem embassy in a ceremony that included a video address by President Donald Trump.

February 1, 2017
February 1, 2017

Trump policies cloud potential US World Cup bid

President Donald Trump's controversial immigration policies could hurt an expected U.S. bid to host the 2026 World Cup although plenty of time remains for concerns to ease before the decision by world soccer's governing body FIFA.

November 16, 2016
November 16, 2016

US in trouble after losing 4-0 to Costa Rica

The United States face an uphill battle to qualify for their eighth consecutive World Cup Finals after being demolished 4-0 by a rampant Costa Rica in San Jose.

August 19, 2016
August 19, 2016

Harley-Davidson to pay $12 million fine over motorcycle emissions

Harley-Davidson Inc (HOG.N) agreed to pay a $12 million civil fine and stop selling illegal after-market devices that cause its motorcycles to emit too much pollution, the US Justice Department said on Thursday.

March 28, 2016
March 28, 2016

US to honour Sara Hossain, 13 others tomorrow

The United States is going to honour 14 women across the world, including barrister Sara Hossain, for their exceptional courage and leadership in advocating for peace, justice, human rights, gender equality and women’s empowerment.

December 23, 2015
December 23, 2015

US prisoners released early by software bug

More than 3,200 US prisoners are released early because of a software glitch.

December 22, 2015
December 22, 2015

Barack Obama to appear on Jerry Seinfeld's comedy show

US President Barack Obama is to turn in the passenger seat on Jerry Seinfield’s web series ‘Comedians in Cars getting Coffee’.

December 8, 2015
December 8, 2015

Outcry over Trump's 'Muslim ban'

Critics from the Republican Party and beyond reject presidential candidate Donald Trump’s call for a “total and complete” halt to Muslims entering the US.

July 24, 2015
July 24, 2015

Gunman kills two at Louisiana theater

A lone gunman opens fire inside a crowded movie theater in Lafayette, Louisiana, on Thursday evening, killing two people and injuring seven others before taking his own life.