Trump to declare national emergency to fund Mexico border wall

By Helene Fung The White House confirmed that US President Donald Trump intends to declare a national emergency, so that he can bypass Congress with emergency powers to access funds to build a border wall with Mexico. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi denounced the move, and has not ruled out a legal challenge to…

Trump Needs Proof of Border “Crisis” to Build Mexico Wall: Expert

Donald Trump will need to establish that a security and humanitarian “crisis” exists to build a wall on the United States-Mexico border, a politics commentator has claimed, following the US president’s ongoing consideration to declare a national emergency. Murdoch University Senior Politics and Policy Lecturer Ian Cook said Mr Trump would have to prove to…

OPINION: Trump, Media, Public Engagement And Where It’s Heading

OPINION BY: Martin Turner, Media Entertainment & Arts Alliance WA Media Section President  Donald Trump controls the media, so if you’re someone who uses media (and you’re engaging with the media right now), welcome to Trump Land. You may wonder why this has happened in a very short time. Trump is barely out of his presidential diapers…

Florida man charged over US mail bombs

By Cassandra Elliott Cesar Sayoc, a 56-year-old man from Florida was arrested on Friday. He is suspected of sending 14 mail bombs and has been arrested and charged with multiple offences. DNA and fingerprints found on packages sent to the former president Barack Obama and Democratic congress-woman Maxine Waters matched those of Sayoc’s previous police…

Explosive Devices Sent to Obama, Clinton, CNN in “Act of Terror”

US President Donald Trump has warned political violence has “no place in the United States, after suspected explosive devices were sent to a number of public figures including former president Barack Obama. A series of suspicious packages were intercepted by police targeting Mr Obama, Hillary Clinton and CNN reporter Eric Holder and the office of…

Trump to Meet Putin Amid Ongoing US-Russia Nuclear Arms Conflict

US President Donald Trump will meet his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin in Paris next month, as disputes continue over a nuclear arms treaty. Mr Trump and Mr Putin will meet at World War One centenary commemorations amid growing tensions around the Intermediate Nuclear Forces Treaty (INF), with both nations threatening to increase nuclear weapons if…

Nikki Haley Quits As United States Ambassador To The UN

Picture Courtesy: White House Nikki Haley becomes the latest to quit the Trump Administration, following an announcement with President Donald Trump at the White House. Ms Haley made the announcement during a press conference this morning at the Oval Office, saying her resignation will take affect at the end of the year. She was accompanied…