# us - Yesterday’s News
# us - Saturday 29 April, 2017
Joaquin ‘El Chapo’ Guzman is facing charges in the US of running one of the world’s biggest drug empires.
Bishop Karen Oliveto’s civil marriage to another woman violates church law that bars clergy who are “self-avowed practicing homosexuals”.
# us - Wednesday 26 April, 2017
Officials said they want to bring North Korea back to the “path of dialogue”.
The plan could face stiff opposition in Congress.
# us - Monday 24 April, 2017
The International Space Station’s commander surpassed the record of 534 days, two hours and 48 minutes for most accumulated time in space.
It is one of the US’s largest-ever sanctions announcements.
A total of three US citizens have now been held by North Korea in the last two weeks.
# us - Sunday 23 April, 2017
US President Donald Trump has urged China to take stronger steps to press North Korea to curb its nuclear and missile programmes.
# us - Saturday 22 April, 2017
# us - Friday 21 April, 2017
He has been in the headlines since an 1 April New York Times investigation revealed that he and Fox had covered up allegations of sexual harassment against him for at least 15 years.
The attack on1 January left 39 people dead.
“Whenever a case can be made, we will seek to put some people in jail,” US Attorney General Jeff Sessions said.
Ledell Lee’s execution was among eight inmates originally scheduled to be put to death before a lethal injection drug expires on 30 April.
# us - Thursday 20 April, 2017
Dwyer was sentenced to life for the murder of Elaine O’Hara.
# us - Wednesday 19 April, 2017
Her body was found washed up on the shore near Harlem at around 1:45pm on 12 April.
# us - Tuesday 18 April, 2017
The US planes intercepted the Russian bombers and helped escort them back.
North Korea could react to a potential US strike by targeting South Korea or Japan.
# us - Monday 17 April, 2017
We’re sorry to say that Sean Spencer didn’t return to his role as the fluffy White House Easter Bunny.
# us - Friday 14 April, 2017
In December 1917 a ship detonated in Nova Scotia, unleashing a blast equivalent to about 3,000 tonnes of TNT.
# us - Thursday 13 April, 2017
It’s the second attack they’ve launched this week.
‘We don’t know whether those dead children were killed there … Were they dead at all?’
Sheila Abdus-Salaam was also the first black woman to be appointed to New York’s highest court.
# us - Tuesday 11 April, 2017
David Dao, aged 69 was dragged off the United Airlines flight on Sunday after it was was overbooked.
# us - Monday 10 April, 2017
The US state wants to do it before its access to an execution drug is stopped.
# us - Saturday 8 April, 2017
Protests are planned on both sides of the US-Mexico border.
# us - Friday 7 April, 2017
In the US, senior Democrats and Republicans have expressed support for the action.
# us - Thursday 6 April, 2017
From this point on, any effort in the Senate to hold up a presidential nominee can be overcome with a simple majority.
# us - Wednesday 5 April, 2017
Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly says the numbers are “no accident”
“The United States has spoken enough about North Korea.”
# us - Tuesday 4 April, 2017
The 15-year-old had sought to enlist a sniper, who was actually an undercover FBI agent.
# us - Wednesday 29 March, 2017
Hundreds of thousands of civilians are still inside west Mosul, caught up in deadly fighting between Islamic State and Iraqi forces.
Arkansas has scheduled the executions in order to use its supply of a lethal injection drug before it expires.
# us - Tuesday 28 March, 2017
Plainclothes troops evicted MPs as they attempted to impeach the speaker in the tiny state’s parliament.
# us - Wednesday 22 March, 2017
The White House confirmed Trump will attend a Nato meeting in May.
North Korea is under several sets of United Nations sanctions over its atomic and ballistic missile programmes.
# us - Tuesday 21 March, 2017
Earlier today, the UK government confirmed the new measure, while US reports hinted at a similar ban.
# us - Sunday 19 March, 2017
“There is no account where debts are registered with NATO,” the German Defence Minister said.
Vice Admiral Ted Carter said that “this kind of toxic behaviour cannot be tolerated”.
President Donald Trump was away in Florida at the time of the incident last night.