Former US president Donald Trump has warned Republicans that they “will not win again” if they continue to back Senate minority leader Mitch McConnell. In a statement just days after his impeachment trial, Mr Trump said: “Mitch is a dour, sullen and unsmiling political hack and if Republican senators are going to stay with him,
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The arrest of a climate activist for circulating a document on social media supporting recent mass demonstrations by farmers has sparked further protests in India. Disha Ravi, 22, is facing allegations that she helped edit and distribute the document. Supporters have called her detention “an unprecedented attack on democracy”, saying it was designed to “scare
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President Joe Biden has led a minute’s silence to honour America’s coronavirus victims after the country became the first to record more than half a million deaths. As 500 lit candles lined the White House steps to commemorate the dead, a military band played Amazing Grace and the president made his emotional remarks. “Today we
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A 21-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder following a spate of fatal knife attacks on the New York subway over the weekend. Four people – all thought to be homeless – were stabbed, two fatally. Rigoberto Lopez was detained on Saturday night and formally arrested on Sunday on charges of murder and
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