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January 2, 2019 11:57 AM Cuba’s Castro ATTACKS Trump and tells Cubans to prepare for ALL scenarios

CUBA’S former leader Raul Castro urged his fellow citizens to prepare for all scenarios to defend their country’s independence as he accused the US of returning to a policy of confrontation after the distention lived during the Obama administration. Mr Castro, head of the Cuban Communist Party, delivered a speech during the celebration of the 60th anniversary 109

December 28, 2018 1:07 AM Michelle Obama takes 'most admired woman' title from Hillary Clinton

Former US first lady Michelle Obama has ended Hillary Clinton's 17-year run as America's most admired woman. Mrs Clinton, ex-presidential candidate, secretary of state and first lady, came third in the annual Gallup poll, with talk-show host Oprah Winfrey in second. Former President Barack Obama was most admired man for the 11th year in a row. President 70

December 22, 2018 7:50 PM ‘Isis isn’t beaten’ Second advisor quits after Trump pulls troops out of Syria

A KEY adviser to Donald Trump has quit his job in protest over the US President's decision to pull US troops out of Syria, a source familiar with the matter said on Saturday, just days after it was confirmed US defence secretary James Mattis had tendered his resignation. And Brett McGurk’s decision came less than a fortnight after he warned it would 104

December 21, 2018 3:43 AM Michelle Obama ATTACKED after ‘mocking’ Melania Trump

MICHELLE OBAMA has been criticised after mocking US First Lady Melania Trump via a reference to mid-90s comedy film ‘Friday’, with TV host Piers Morgan accusing her of “b*tchy sniping”. Mrs Obama made the controversial remark during an appearance on Jimmy Fallon’s The Tonight Show. She also claimed she felt awkward when Mrs Trump presented her with a Tiffany 90

December 15, 2018 4:53 AM Melania Trump OVERSHADOWED by Michelle Obama as ratings PLUMMET to 43 percent

MELANINA Trump was overshadowed by Michelle Obama after both the former First Lady and her predecessor visited children in hospital yesterday. Melania Trump kept up the First Lady tradition of visiting a Washington children’s hospital over the festive period. Mrs Trump did the rounds at the neonatal intensive care unit at Children’s National Health System 208

December 12, 2018 4:33 AM US sends Iraq PROVOCATIVE demand as nuclear sanctions bite

PRESIDENT Trump’s energy secretary has visited Iraq to demand the country end its reliance on Iranian gas and electricity, and open its energy sector to US investment, as the Trump administration steps up pressure on Iran after quitting the nuclear deal. Rick Perry accompanied the largest ever US trade delegation during a visit to Iraq. Iraq was granted 92

December 5, 2018 4:21 PM George HW Bush funeral: Where will George Bush Snr be buried? Will it be with his wife?

THE state funeral of former President George H W Bush is underway in Washington - but where will Mr Bush Senior be laid to rest and will it be with his wife Barbara? World leaders and dignitaries are paying their respects to the 41st US President in a memorial service at the Washington National Cathedral, beginning at 4pm GMT (11am EST). Mr Bush Snr died at the age of 94 on Friday 103

December 5, 2018 4:05 PM George HW Bush funeral: Prince Charles attends service alongside Obama, Clinton and Trump

GEORGE HW Bush’s funeral is taking place today with Prince Charles among the thousands of people honouring the life and legacy of the former US president. Five days after the 41st US president died, world leaders and diplomats have gathered in Washington DC to pay their respects at the state funeral. Among them there is Prince Charles, as confirmed yesterday 133

December 3, 2018 10:42 PM Michelle Obama net worth: How much is Michelle Obama worth now she's no longer First Lady?

MICHELLE Obama’s memoir Becoming is selling record numbers in the book charts - but how much is the former First Lady worth now? The wife of former United States President Barack Obama, Michelle Obama spent eight years in the White House as First Lady between 2009 and 2017. Since leaving Washington, Michelle, 54, has delivered several addresses focused 57

November 30, 2018 9:46 PM Michelle Obama's memoir Becoming breaks sales record in 15 days

Former First Lady Michelle Obama's memoir Becoming has become the best-selling book released this year in the US just 15 days after publication. It has sold more than two million copies in the US and Canada, according to NPD BookScan data. The publisher says the book is also a bestseller in many other countries including Australia, the UK, France, Germany 42