Attorney general Jeff Sessions has rebuffed calls from Republicans to have a new special counsel investigate federal law enforcement’s alleged bias and surveillance abuses. In a letter to a trio of top Republicans, Mr Sessions said the Justice Department’s inspector general was...
Britain's climate change targets must be strengthened by 2020 in order to meet stringent international targets, a new report  has warned. The nation must strive to cut its emissions to “net zero”, the point at which annual greenhouse gas emissions are balanced by...
President Donald Trump has said that the US will withdraw its troops from Syria “very soon” despite repeated declarations that he would not divulge military movements. Mr Trump boasted at a rally in Ohio, the main focus of which was supposed to be US infrastructure, that...