BBC News: Dan Walker calls out Boris Johnson for ‘embarrassing’ TV debate absence

BBC Breakfast was presented by Dan Walker and Louise Minchin today and the show was discussing the hot topic of Boris Johnson MP being absent from last nights Conservative leadership race debate which was aired on television screens across the nation.  Joining Walker on a live video link this morning was the Brexit minister James […]

Trump Calls On FBI, DOJ to Investigate Jussie Smollett Case: 'It Is an Embarrassment to Our Nation'

On Thursday, President Donald Trump implored the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Department of Justice to take a closer look at the “outrageous” Jussie Smollett case, referring to the Empire star’s recent legal saga as “an embarrassment to our Nation!” Trump’s tweet comes just two days after prosecutors formally dropped charges against Smollett, who on […]

EastEnders spoilers: Fan calls for BBC worker to be AXED following epic nightclub blunder

EastEnders upped the raunch factor in Tuesday night’s episode as Shirley Carter (played by Linda Henry) and Jean Slater (Gillian Wright) were seen breaking into a hen party at E20. At the nightclub, the women were surrounded by erotic dancers and the wild party was dimly lit, with loud music pumping through the room. But […]

Calls to ‘abolish billionaires’ raise eyebrows, but they’ve been a long time coming

Alex Wong/Getty Images A New York Times editorial titled “Abolish Billionaires” introduced many readers to an increasingly strong rallying cry on the American left. Progressive politicians are calling for significantly increased taxes on the rich to counteract exceptionally high levels of wealth inequality in the US. While there may be eyebrow-raising rhetoric around these policies, […]

‘Somebody does need to challenge the president’: Republican Jeff Flake calls for civility, says Trump ‘owns’ the government shutdown

Evan Vucci/AP The retiring Republican Sen. Jeff Flake of Arizona urged members of his political party to challenge the president, days before he is scheduled to retire from Capitol Hill. “Somebody does need to challenge the president,” Flake said in a CNN interview on Friday. “I think that the country needs to be reminded what […]

Trump challenges 7-year-old kid’s belief in Santa during Christmas Eve phone calls

Jacquelyn Martin/AP Children who called the US military’s North American Aerospace Defense Command to get updates on Santa Claus’ progress on Christmas Eve were greeted by President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump on Monday night. Together, the Trumps answered some of the phone calls in what has become an annual tradition for the […]

Treasury secretary Mnuchin calls top US bankers amid turmoil in markets and White House

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images Treasury secretary Steve Mnuchin called top bankers Sunday following a tumultuous month for US markets. Monday, he will meet with top government officials overseeing the economy.  On Sunday, Mnuchin addressed reports that Trump sought to fire Fed chairman Jay Powell following increased interest rates, tweeting a statement of denial.  The U.S. Treasury […]

Trump says he doesn’t know top US official leading the fight against ISIS, calls him a ‘grandstander’ for resigning over Syria troop withdrawal

Associated Press/Evan Vucci President Donald Trump tweeted Saturday evening that he didn’t know Brett McGurk, the top US official leading the fight against ISIS. Trump called McGurk a “grandstander” for resigning over Trump’s recent decision to withdraw 2,000 troops from Syria. McGurk reportedly told his colleagues in an email on Friday that he could not […]