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    Trump threatens additional $200bn in tariffs on China

    Image copyright AFP US President Donald Trump has threatened to impose tariffs on an additional $200bn (£151bn) of Chinese goods in a growing trade row. Mr Trump said the 10% ... Read More

    Gunshot victim covered with sheet starts breathing again

    First responders had already draped a sheet over a 17-year-old who was shot in the head and left for dead.But after a few minutes went by, the unidentified teen restarted ... Read More

    Armed bystander shoots, kills suspected carjacker at Walmart

    A bystander in Washington fatally shot a carjacking suspect on Sunday after the carjacker allegedly shot a man who refused to give up control of his vehicle, according to police.Police ... Read More

    What we know about the immigrant kids being detained separately from their parents

    The debate over separating immigrant children from their parents is raging at the southern border and across the country, as images from the centers housing the kids have shown them, ... Read More

    Homeland Security chief slams ‘irresponsible’ reports of separating migrant families

    The Trump administration fired back at criticism of its immigration policy on Sunday with tweets by both the president himself and his head of the Department of Homeland Security.Trump deflected ... Read More

    Photographer details the emotional moment that created border photo of crying toddler

    Dozens of harrowing images have rippled across the country from the southern border in recent weeks, but one that has caught the attention of many shows a crying 2-year-old girl ... Read More

    Everything you need to know about Trump’s ‘Space Force’

    President Trump on Monday announced that he was directing the creation of a "Space Force" as a sixth service, adding to the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, and Coast ... Read More

    Cannabis war ‘comprehensively lost’, says William Hague

    Image copyright Reuters Former Conservative leader Lord Hague has called for a "decisive change" in the law on cannabis - suggesting that the Tories should consider legalising recreational use of ... Read More

    E3 2018 Roundup – Sony’s Positioning of VR, New PSVR Titles Hands-on, Ready at Dawn Interview & More

    Following the wave of pre-show announcements and conferences, here’s a final roundup of all our E3 2018 coverage. Vive Wireless Adapter news, Wolfenstein: Cyberpilot platforms clarified, Ready at Dawn interview, ... Read More

    Sen. Kamala Harris: Trump’s “intent” to put “children in cages”

    Senator Kamala Harris calls for the resignation of Department of Homeland Security Secretary Nielsen, saying she’s not “equipped” to do her job in line with American “values” as NBC News ... Read More

    Matthews: Trump’s family separation policy is cruel

    Chris is calling for immigration reform, especially with the effects of the Trump ‘zero tolerance’ policy.Read more Matthews: Trump's family separation policy is cruelChris is calling for immigration reform, especially ... Read More

    SF Opera completes triumphant ‘Ring’ again

    San Francisco Opera’s modern-set, 21st-century production of Wagner’s massive 19th-century masterwork “Der Ring des Nibelungen” concluded Sunday with a bang, with the company’s former music director Donald Runnicles having guided ... Read More

    Audio reveals 'screams of children separated from parents at border' under Trump zero tolerance policy

    As the Trump administration continues to defend its new “zero tolerance” policy on immigration, recently released audio has reportedly revealed the cries of immigrant children hours after they are separated from ... Read More

    ‘Ditch predicted grades’ from university admissions

    Image copyright Getty Images Universities in the UK should stop using predicted grades when people are applying for places, say lecturers and head teachers.A study from the University and College ... Read More

    Pogba and more: World Cup haircuts to watch

    The World Cup is a showcase for a footballer's skills, but it is also a chance to show off new hairstyles.Nikky Okyere trims a lot of famous footballers, including several ... Read More

    Northern Rail: Guards row sparks fresh strikes

    Image copyright PA Image caption The dispute has been running for two years Passengers on Northern Rail services are facing further disruption with a fresh strike in a long-running dispute ... Read More

    Northern Rail: Guards row sparks fresh strikes

    Image copyright PA Image caption The dispute has been running for two years Passengers on Northern Rail services are facing further disruption with a fresh strike in a long-running dispute ... Read More

    Susanna Reid in ‘constant battle’ with Piers Morgan

    Image copyright ITV Image caption Morgan and Reid have been co-presenting on ITV since 2015 Good Morning Britain presenter Susanna Reid has revealed she feels she wages "a constant battle ... Read More

    Does Iran hold key to Dutch murder mystery?

    By Anna Holligan BBC News. Amsterdam Image copyright Dutch police Image caption Ali Motamed was one of Iran's most wanted fugitives The Iranian ambassador to the Netherlands has refused to ... Read More

    The Rolling Stones: How Eel Pie Island shaped the band’s career

    Image copyright Mike Peters Image caption Mick Jagger performing at Eel Pie Island in 1963 The Rolling Stones' return to Twickenham on 19 June is more than just another tour ... Read More

    Why Erdogan is entering key elections with a far-right ally

    AK Party supporters say their party and the MHP came closer after the 2016 coup bid [Umut Uras/Al Jazeera] Istanbul, Turkey - On the streets of Turkey's largest city, enthusiastic supporters ... Read More

    Israel: Ex-minister Gonen Segev charged with spying for Iran

    Segev was arrested during a visit to Equatorial Guinea in May and extradited to Israel [Israeli Government Press Office/Reuters] A former Israeli cabinet minister, once imprisoned for trying to smuggle ... Read More

    Water firms failed customers during ‘Beast from the East’

    Image copyright Getty Images Some of the UK's biggest water companies did not properly support customers during this winter's Beast from the East snow chaos, causing "significant hardship", Ofwat has ... Read More

    How trying to stay cool could make the world even hotter

    Image copyright Getty Images Image caption What's the best way to keep cool in a warming world? Air conditioning systems that keep homes, offices and shops cool on hot days ... Read More

    XXXTentacion: Controversial rapper shot dead in Florida

    Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The rapper's latest album debuted at the top of the Billboard 200 chart US rapper XXXTentacion, who shot to fame with consecutive hit albums, ... Read More

    Newspaper headlines: NHS tax ‘headache’ and England’s Captain Marvel

    By BBC News Staff Image caption England skipper Harry Kane is pictured on the front pages after scoring the last-gasp winner in the 2-1 World Cup win over Tunisia. The ... Read More

    The wounded Palestinians ‘punished’ for protesting in Gaza

    A wounded Palestinian protester arrives at a field hospital near the border fence with Israel as mass demonstrations continue on May 14 in Gaza City [Spencer Platt/Getty Images] The only ... Read More

    Israel: Ex-cabinet minister Gonen Segev charged for Iran spying

    Segev was arrested during a visit to Equatorial Guinea in May and extradited to Israel [Israeli Government Press Office/Reuters] A former Israeli cabinet minister, once imprisoned for trying to smuggle ... Read More

    Wolves complete signing of Portugal goalkeeper Rui Patricio

    'BEM VINDO RUI' Patricio, 30, signs a four-year deal at Molineux Wolves have completed the signing of Portugal keeper Rui Patricio on a free transfer from Sporting Lisbon. Patricio, 30, ... Read More

    Two-goal Kane gives England 2-1 World Cup opening victory over Tunisia in Volgograd

    England claimed an opening game World Cup victory after a double from captain Harry Kane gave them a 2-1 win against Tunisia in Volgograd. Kane turned in a header in ... Read More

    I am here just for our first ever World Cup match – Panama president Juan Carlos Varela (VIDEO)

    Panama's president Juan Carlos Varela has traveled half the world to lead an army of 5,000 fans from the Central American country for their inaugural World Cup match-up with Belgium. ... Read More

    ‘England would have been crucified if Kane hadn’t scored last-gasp goal’ – Schmeichel (VIDEO)

    The Three Lions endured an “awful” second half, but three points from their opening match against Tunisia will allow the team to relax and experiment over the next two group ... Read More

    US, South Korea suspend August military drill – Seoul

    US President Donald Trump seems to be delivering on his promise to scale down military exercises with South Korea, which he made after meeting North Korea's Kim Jong-un. A drill ... Read More

    ‘Harry Kane truly delivered for his country’: The reaction as England snatch late win in Volgograd

    A dramatic injury-time winner from Spurs striker Harry Kane claimed three points for England in their opening World Cup match against Tunisia, to ease English concerns about them making another ... Read More

    EXCLUSIVE – Pat Caddell: IG Report on Hillary Case Contains Enough ‘Indictable Incidents’ for Special Prosecutor

    NEW YORK — The report released last week by the Justice Department’s Inspector General into the government’s probe of Hillary Clinton’s use of a private email server contains enough “indictable ... Read More

    Limbaugh: Border Separation Issue a ‘Manufactured Crisis’ — Effort to ‘Change the Subject’ from IG Report, Economy

    Monday on his nationally syndicated radio show, conservative talker Rush Limbaugh attributed the spike in media coverage of family separation at the U.S.-Mexico border to a desire to “change the ... Read More

    Rescued Migrant Woman Was Not Mother of Children She Brought Across Border

    Border Patrol agents rescued a woman traveling with three children not her own after they became stranded in the middle of the Rio Grande River border with Mexico. Officials told ... Read More

    Celebs Melt Down over Border Enforcement: ‘Nazis,’ ‘F**king Kidnappers,’ ‘Torturing of Children’

    Hollywood elites took to social media on Monday and fired one unhinged tweet after another, accusing President Donald Trump and Attorney General Jeff Sessions of instituting U.S.-Mexico border enforcement tantamount ... Read More

    Michelle Obama Responds to Laura Bush Op-Ed on Trump’s ‘Zero Tolerance’ Policy: ‘Truth Transcends Party’

    Former first lady Michelle Obama spoke out Monday on the Trump administration’s “zero tolerance” policy on separating illegal immigrant parents with children at the border, echoing former first lady Laura Bush’s ... Read More

    Schumer: Ryan’s Amnesty Bill is ‘Doomed to Fail’ For Cutting Legal Immigration

    The Democrats’ leader in the Senate says House Speaker Paul Ryan’s amnesty bill is “doomed to fail” because it cuts future legal immigration into the United States. Sen. Chuck Schumer’s opposition ... Read More

    World Cup 2018: How the England players rated v Tunisia

    Highlights: Tunisia 1-2 EnglandEngland made a winning start at the 2018 World Cup as Harry Kane scored twice to give Gareth Southgate's side a 2-1 victory over Tunisia in Volgograd.But ... Read More

    Israeli PM Netanyahu meets Jordan King Abdullah II in Amman

    Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (right) met Jordan's King Abdullah II during a visit to Amman [File: Getty Images] Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has met with Jordan's King Abdullah II ... Read More

    Emergency debate on Brexit powers held in Commons

    Image caption Lord Sewel suggested that parties were using the row to "seek political advantage" An emergency debate has been held at Westminster on how repatriated powers should be dealt ... Read More

    Finsbury Park attack: Minute’s silence held to mark anniversary

    Image copyright PA Image caption People will gather at Islington Town Hall's steps at 09:30 BST on Tuesday to pay their respect to the victims A minute's silence will be ... Read More

    Kane’s date with Tunisia in 13 tweets

    Kane's winner gave England a rare victory in an opening World Cup matchPhew! Who would be an England fan? Come to think of it, who would be an England player?Social ... Read More

    Who controls Libya’s oil riches?

    The battle to control the largest oil reserves in Africa has taken a new twist – which is turning off the lifeblood of the Libyan economy. Renewed fighting has shut ... Read More

    World Cup 2018: England beat Tunisia, Belgium thrash Panama

    England's scorer Kane was playing his first World Cup match [Sergio Perez/Reuters] Follow Al Jazeera's coverage of the World Cup 2018 here. A stoppage-time header from two-goal Harry Kane gave ... Read More

    Trump immigration: ‘We’re not bad guys’ say teens training for border patrol

    With international attention this week on US border policy, teenagers who hope to become patrol agents speak to the BBC as they receive training.The class was in a small border ... Read More