Another surreal moment in White House history played out as rapper Kanye West, sporting his favourite MAGA hat, regaled the US President with an excitable and wide-ranging monologue.
Stocks dropped to their lowest value since February as investors grow wary of rising interest rates in the US and ongoing trade tensions with China.
US President Donald Trump said he has accepted Haley's resignation and that she will leave her position "to take a little time off" at the end of 2018.
A hugely contentious advertisement for a racing event has gone ahead on the sails of the Sydney Opera House but the decision to allow the promotion has been received with protests and outrage.
Citing the impact of President Trump's tariffs, the ailing automaker is set to make cuts to its global workforce of more than 200,000.
The whereabouts of one of the most high-profile missing people in China have been established, with officials confirming they are holding Meng Hongwei.
Having waged a public and ultimately successful campaign for Amazon to raise its minimum wage to US$15 an hour, Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders has turned his attention to another giant corporation, McDonald's.
More than 2400 law professors have put their names to a statement arguing Judge Kavanaugh does not have the temperament to be a judge on the US Supreme Court.
NATO's General Secretary has warned Russia to quit its "reckless" behaviour after seven of its nationals have been accused of involvement in a series of cyber attacks.
At a rally in Mississippi, President Trump mocked Kavanaugh accuser Blasey Ford as his audience guffawed and applauded.
Alisa, SAM and Michihito are a new breed of politician, promising frustrated voters a fresh bipartisan approach built on a rational and fact-based decision-making.
The investigation concluded that Trump received at least US$413 million in today's dollars from his father's real estate business with much of the money being funnelled through tax evasion schemes of questionable legality.
After US President Donald Trump questioned the value of internationalism and the entire concept of the United Nations, New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has taken a very different tack in her first address to the General Assembly.
After being accused of interfering in the public broadcaster's editorial independence, Chairman Justin Milne has stepped down from his role.
Dr. Christine Blasey Ford, one of the woman who has accused US Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault, has released a prepared statement ahead of her testimony at the judge's confirmation hearings on Thursday local time.
"They don't want me or us to win because I am the first president to ever challenge China on trade," Trump told the United Nations Security Council.
"In less than two years, my administration has accomplished more than almost any administration in the history of our country," Trump declared, drawing guffaws from some in attendance.
Attorney Michael Avenatti has said he has a client willing to testify that Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh sexually assaulted her.
The US President has finalised his first major trade deal since taking office, signing an agreement with South Korea's Moon Jae-in on the eve of the United Nations General Assembly meeting.
Two US Democrat Senators are proposing new legislation which would block countries from accessing the Export-Import bank and US aid if they fail to police the opioid Fentanyl being shipped stateside.
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) Chairman Justin Milne has announced that the Board of Directors has decided to part ways with Managing Director Michelle Guthrie.
Christine Blasey Ford, who has accused US Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexually assaulting her as a teenager, has reached an agreement to testify on Thursday local time.
The President of the European Council has described the Chequers agreement as unworkable at an EU summit.
A new poll shows 36% of Americans are now opposed to Kavanaugh's nomination for the US Supreme Court, up 6% from a similar poll in August.
The new round of tariffs will come into place on 24 September and will apply to almost 6,000 items, including textiles, handbags, suitcases, wool, toilet paper and rice.
The UK's torturous negotiations over the shape and form of Brexit have taken another turn with the Governor of the nation's central bank warning of financial chaos in the event of a no deal Brexit.
Hurricane Florence is now around 160 kilometres (100 miles) from Wilmington, North Carolina as authorities warn residents not to get complacent over reports the hurricane has slowed slightly in the last day.
Almost a decade from the day when Lehman Brothers collapsed during the tumult of the GFC, the former UK Prime Minister has warned major problems within the financial sector that led to the crisis have still not been remedied.
The large-scale protest in Barcelona shows there is still significant popular support for the Catalan region to break away from Spain and self-govern.
A new opinion piece by Bert Spector, Associate Professor of International Business and Strategy at the D'Amore-McKim School of Business, Northeastern University, says Trump would be hearing the words "You're Fired!" if his administration was a public company.
According to data from analytics firm CoreLogic, the hurricane, which is expected to hit on Friday or Saturday, could damage up to 750,000 homes.
Nationalist party Swedish Democrats (SD), once linked to neo-Nazis, have won about 18% of the vote, up from 12.9% in the last national election.
As Australia celebrates Threatened Species Day, a new report has shown 7.6 million hectares of threatened species habitat have been destroyed since national environmental protection law was enacted.
The piece, titled 'I Am Part of the Resistance' Inside the Trump Administration, has shaken the government, with scores of senior figures going on record to say they were not the author.
Alexander Petrov and Ruslan Boshirov are suspected of carrying out the Novichok attack in Salisbury in June this year.
The Trump administration will use constitutional privilege to withhold thousands of documents related to Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh.
Michel Barnier, the EU's Chief Brexit Negotiator, has given his strongest indication yet that the EU will oppose May's Chequers agreement. Meanwhile, May has written an op-ed saying she will not budge on the contentious compromise deal struck at Chequers.
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) agreed to the loan in June 2018 but will now bring the loan forward after an emergency request from Argentinian President Mauricio Macri.
The retail giant has written a blog post in response to the Vermont Senator's criticisms of its working conditions.
Brazil announced it was taking the measure to "guarantee law and order" as its neighbouring country descends into chaos with hyperinflation rife and food and medicine in short supply.
At a summit of evangelical leaders, Trump warned of dire consequences if the Democratic party reclaims control of Congress in the November elections.
In his latest attack on 'fake news' Trump has hit out at the digital giants, claiming their search results are biased against him.
Both the S & P 500 and the Nasdaq Index have closed at record highs after the US finalised a new trade deal with Mexico.
After losing at a Madden tournament, the 24-year-old gunman opened fire, killing two people and himself and injuring 11 others.
Senator John McCain passed away on Saturday 25 August and will be honoured with a state funeral.
Outgoing Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull looked composed and resigned to his fate as he talked to the press but he also lobbed some live grenades at those who had ousted him.
A tumultuous chapter in Australia's political history has come to an unexpected end with Turnbull supporter Scott Morrison winning a leadership spill.
Yesterday, Michael Cohen implicated Trump in campaign finance violations and entered a guilty plea that will see him serve jail time. His lawyer has told MSNBC that Cohen will fully cooperate with Mueller's investigation.
UPDATED: Malcolm Turnbull will call a party room meeting tomorrow with Peter Dutton and Scott Morrison vying for the Prime Minister's position.
On a nightmare day for the US President, his former 'fixer' Michael Cohen has entered a guilty plea to eight charges arising from payments he apparently made on Trump's behalf to alleged mistresses.
After four days of deliberation, the jury found Manafort guilty of eight counts of financial crime. No date has been set for his sentencing.
The former First Daughter has given her strongest indication yet she will follow parents Hillary and Bill into politics, saying she will "definitely maybe" run for office.
The incumbent Liberal Prime Minister has survived a leadership spill against challenger Peter Dutton, winning 48-35, though history suggests it may only be a short-term reprieve.
New figures from the US treasury shows government debt is up 21% from this time last year as concerns grow over levels of projected spending.
The European nation has successfully completed a three-year bailout program but officials have warned the country is still very much in a rebuilding phase.
Rudy Giuliani has made the claim on NBC while discussing Robert Mueller's ongoing investigation into Russian collusion in the 2016 US election.
In a move described as unprecedented, Trump has used his executive powers to revoke the security clearance of one of his most prominent critics, former CIA Director John Brennan.
Omarosa Manigault Newman, formerly one of Trump's top staffers, has fallen out with the US President and says that a number of former aides are being paid not to dish the dirt on his administration.
The senior FBI counterintelligence agent who played a key role in the Hillary Clinton email and Russian collusion investigations has been fired, his lawyer said yesterday.
This time last year, the US was rocked by a white nationalist rally in Charlottesburg, Virginia which resulted in the death of protester Heather Heyer. An attempt to reignite white nationalist forces has fallen flat, however, with only around 20 to 40 people attending this year's Washington D.C rally.
First announced by Trump back in June, Space Force is now closer to reality with Vice-President Mike Pence providing further detail on the new arm of the military.
A new report has suggested senior US officials, including National Security Advisor John Bolton, rushed through a deal on NATO before the president could sink it.
The US State Department has announced the move after it determined Russia used the nerve agent Novichok on former double agent Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia.
With a wide-ranging new memoir, 'Run For Your Life' under his belt, the former Australian Foreign Minister discusses the impact of Trump, the rise of China and the potentially calamitous impact of climate change.
The US lifted the sanctions back in 2015 but the Trump administration will restore them despite the protests of European leaders.
Political opponents, celebrities and even Melania Trump have joined a chorus of condemnation after Donald Trump described the basketball superstar and philanthropist as dumb on Twitter.
On Twitter, US President Donald Trump has said the meeting that took place between his son Donald Jr. and Russian officials was "to get information on an opponent".
The former Secretary of State will be Executive Producer on a series based on the book The Woman’s Hour: The Great Fight to Win the Vote, written by Pushcart Prize-winning journalist Elaine Weiss
The ruling overrides a previous settlement between the US government and Texan organisation Defense Distributed that made it legal to post 3D printable gun plans on the internet.
The 85-year-old US Supreme Court Judge, a hero figure to the left, has vowed she is going nowhere even as Trump stacks the bench with conservatives.
The publisher of the paper, A.G Suzlberger, has released a statement on a meeting he had with Trump. The newspaper warned the President his inflammatory language will lead to violence against journalists.
Major General Qassem Soleimani has warned Trump that Iran will "destroy all that you possess" if attacked by the US.
Trump and European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker have announced that the US and EU will work together to avoid a potentially ruinous trade war.
Satellite images of the Sohae station in the Northwest of the country seem to show the facility being dismantled.
Former FBI Director James Comey and ex-national security advisor Susan Rice are in the firing line after making public criticisms of Trump.
The new poll from NBC News/Wall Street Journal shows the Putin meeting had little impact on his popularity.
The former FBI director has urged Americans to vote Democrat and warned: "History has its eyes on us".
The former US President made the comments while delivering the Nelson Mandela Annual Lecture to around 15,000 people in Johannesburg, South Africa.
After meeting with Putin, Trump told media that he believed the Russian leader's denials of state involvement in the 2016 US election.
Theresa May's government continues to be divided over Brexit, with one conservative MP penning an opinion piece stating the country should return to the polls on the issue.
The US President has taken aim at the EU, Russia and China in an interview with CBS.
Donald Trump is gearing up for a hostile reception in London and laments that he used to love the city.
In an explosive interview with The Sun newspaper, Trump said that May's proposed Brexit model would likely kill any trade deal between the two countries.
The Tesla CEO and futurist made the pledge in a Twitter exchange on 11 July.
A new study from Pew Research Center has found the 44th US President is considered the best national leader of their lifetime by 31% of respondents.
At a Brussels meeting of NATO member nations, US President Donald Trump told the Europeans nations they should double their military spending to 4% of GDP.
Trump's nominee for the forthcoming vacancy is Brett Kavanaugh, a United States Circuit Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit.
Davis quit after deciding he could not abide by the most recent Brexit framework May's government agreed to on 6 July. His resignation will force a government reshuffle and is a serious blow to pro-Brexit factions.
The Trump administration has rescinded guidance which encouraged colleges and schools to consider race in their decision-making processes around enrolment.
In May 2018, Wilson was found guilty of concealing child sexual abuse by paedophile priest James Fletcher.
The German Chancellor has agreed to a political deal which will see the country tighten its borders to asylum seekers.
High-profile retailers such as House of Fraser and Poundworld have slumped in 2018 and the sector has lost tens of thousands of jobs this year alone.
Bans on plastic bags came into effect in two Australian states on 1 July 2018, with major retailers also voluntarily opting to remove single-use plastic bags from stores.
Four nations had brought a complaint to the WTO that Australia's mandated plain packaging violated trade laws, but the WTO has rejected this, clearing the way for other countries to introduce similar legislation.
Another shooting has taken place, this time at the Capital Gazette building in Annapolis, MD.
Justice Anthony Kennedy has announced he will leave his post, giving Trump the opportunity to replace a moderate judge with a conservative.
A senior Russian official has revealed a date and time have been set for the two leaders to meet.
The company has rebounded under CEO Dara Khosrowshahi and convinced the court it has changed its ways.