Trump, Moon discuss North Korea summit

US President Donald Trump has reaffirmed his plan to meet with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un by the end of May during a call with South Korea’s president, voicing “cautious optimism” over recent developments, the White House says.

Trump negotiating with nations on tariffs

US President Donald Trump is negotiating with a number of countries over the possibility of providing exemptions to new US tariffs on steel and aluminium imports, the White House says.

White House seeks to allay staff concerns

White House Chief of Staff John Kelly has assured aides to US President Donald Trump that no immediate personnel changes are coming as he sought to tamp down a wave of uncertainty generated by persistent evidence Trump wants more turnover.

Stormy ‘physically threatened’ over Trump

The adult film actress known as Stormy Daniels was physically threatened and warned to remain silent about her relationship with US President Donald Trump, her lawyer has told MSNBC and CNN.

Bodies, cars still under fallen US bridge

Workers are slowly breaking up chunks of a newly built footbridge that collapsed on to a major road in Miami, killing at least six people, as police warned more victims could be found in crushed vehicles in the rubble.

Russia to expel UK diplomats in response

Russia is set to expel British diplomats in retaliation for Prime Minister Theresa May’s decision to kick out 23 Russians as relations with London crashed to a post-Cold War low over an attack involving a military-grade nerve agent on English soil.

S. Africa hits Zuma with graft charges

Former South African president Jacob Zuma has been charged with corruption over a $US2.5 billion state arms deal, a stunning judicial ruling on a continent where political “Big Men” rarely face their day in court.