Duterte ‘skipped meetings for vitality naps’

Duterte 'skipped meetings for vitality naps'

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Mr Duterte has openly admitted that he is tired and ready to quit Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte missed several meetings at a regional summit because he was taking "power naps", said the presidential office. A spokesman said Mr Duterte missed four scheduled events on Wednesday because he was "catching…

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PM faces grilling amid Brexit deal backlash

PM faces grilling amid Brexit deal backlash

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionTheresa May says she believes with her "head and her heart" that it is in the best interests of the UK Theresa May faces a grilling from MPs later over the draft Brexit agreement the UK has reached with the EU. The PM secured her cabinet's backing…

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Is Trump appropriate about California wildfires?

Is Trump appropriate about California wildfires?

Image copyright Getty Images President Trump has blamed "poor forest management" in California for the wildfires that have swept across the state. In a couple of tweets, he has suggested that the state has not managed its forests properly, despite receiving "billions of dollars" each year. The comments came shortly after he issued an emergency…

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White Rental aide eradicated after Melania row

White Rental aide eradicated after Melania row

Image copyright Getty Images/ Reuters Image caption Mira Ricardel (left) and Melania Trump (right) White House Deputy National Security Adviser Mira Ricardel has left her post, following a high-profile row with US First Lady Melania Trump. A White House spokeswoman said Mrs Ricardel "departs the White House to transition to a new role within the…

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Stormy Daniels’ legal educated ‘arrested’

Stormy Daniels' legal educated 'arrested'

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Michael Avenatti rose to prominence as lawyer to porn actor and director Stormy Daniels Michael Avenatti, lawyer for porn star Stormy Daniels in her suit against President Donald Trump, has been arrested on suspicion of domestic violence, police in Los Angeles say. Celebrity news website TMZ said this followed a…

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The Triple Team: Andy Larsen’s analysis of a shocking 50-point blowout Jazz loss in Dallas

The Triple Team: Andy Larsen’s analysis of a shocking 50-point blowout Jazz loss in Dallas

1. Boy, that escalated briefly I imply, that in reality were given out of hand rapid. What was once a 12-point halftime deficit became a 25-point margin by means of the 3rd quarter and a 50-point deficit by means of the tip because the Jazz merely gave up. Blowout losses …

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California fire metropolis desires ‘entire rebuild’

California fire metropolis desires 'entire rebuild'

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Senior officials have been touring the fire-ravaged northern Californian town of Paradise The director of the US emergency agency says a California town ravaged by wildfire will need a "total rebuild" job that will take several years. Brock Long, administrator of Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), said the damage…

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Brexit draft agreement a ‘decisive’ step

Brexit draft agreement a 'decisive' step

Image copyright EPA Image caption Mr Barnier said a Brexit transition period could be extended by mutual consent The EU's chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier says "decisive" progress has been made in reaching a final agreement on the UK's departure from the bloc. Mr Barnier said a 585-page draft withdrawal agreement published on Wednesday represented…

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White House attacks CNN’s Acosta lawsuit

White House attacks CNN's Acosta lawsuit

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Jim Acosta lost his White House access after a fiery exchange with President Trump The White House has filed a memo opposing CNN's suit against the Trump administration, saying no journalist has a constitutional right to access. It states the president and his staff have "absolute discretion" over journalist access…

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