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US Election: Donald Trump Promises a 'Safer' America
Offbeat  (tags: Election 2016, Safer America, Trump, USA )

- 3 days ago -
Donald Trump has vowed as president to confront and repel the multiple threats facing the US, as he accepted the Republican nomination.
US Election: Melania Trump 'Plagiarised' Michelle Obama
Offbeat  (tags: Election 2016, Speeches, Republican Convention, USA )

- 5 days ago -
Donald Trump's wife, Melania, took centre stage on the first day of the Republican National Convention but faced accusations that a portion of her speech plagiarised Michelle Obama.
Barack Obama: 'Attacks on Police Are An Attack on All of Us'
Offbeat  (tags: Shooting, Baton Rouge., Police, Obama, USA, p )

- 8 days ago -
President Obama has been speaking about the police shootings in Baton Rouge. He said: "Attacks on police are an attack on all of us."
'The Violenc and Hatred Has to Stop'
Offbeat  (tags: Shooting, Police, Hatred, Violence, USA )

- 8 days ago -
Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards told a press conference: "It's unjustified, the violence, the hatred just has to stop."
Baton Rouge Shooting: What We Know, and What We Don't
Offbeat  (tags: Shooting, Police Officers, Baton Rouge, USA )

- 9 days ago -
A shooting in the US city of Baton Rouge has left three police officers dead and three more injured, according to officials. Local residents have been warned to stay indoors as the incident continues. This is what we know so far about what has happened.
US Benefit Card Misprint Gives Users Chat Line Surprise
Offbeat  (tags: US Welfare Benefits, Error, Mis-Dail, Electronic Benefit Transfer Card, USA )

- 9 days ago -
An unsuspecting father in the US state of Maine got a shock when he dialled the phone number on the back of his electronic benefit transfer card.
Baton Rouge: 'Three US Police Officers Shot'
Offbeat  (tags: Shooting, Police Officers, Louisiana, USA )

- 9 days ago -
The authorities in the US state of Louisiana say three police officers have been shot in Baton Rouge, local media are reporting. WAFB television said the officers were "in extremely bad shape".
US Election: Donald Trump Unveils Running Mate Mike Pence
Offbeat  (tags: Election 2016, Trump, Running Mate, USA )

- 9 days ago -
Donald Trump has introduced Indiana Governor Mike Pence as his running mate, completing the Republican ticket for the presidential election.
Pokemon Go: Sex Offender Caught Playing Game With Child
Offbeat  (tags: Game, Sex Offender, Children, USA )

- 9 days ago -
A registered child sex offender has been arrested after being caught playing Pokemon Go with a minor near a courthouse in the US state of Indiana.
US Election: Anti-Trump Rebellion Quashed in Vote
Offbeat  (tags: Election 2016, Trump, Rebellion, USA )

- 9 days ago -
The movement to stop Donald Trump from gaining the Republican presidential nomination prior to the party's convention has been crushed by a vote.
Ruth Bader Ginsburg Sorry for Calling Donald Trump 'Faker'
Offbeat  (tags: Apology, Ginsburg, Trump, USA )

- 9 days ago -
US Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has apologised for her recent criticism of presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump.
Florida Mosque Removed as Polling Site After Anti-Islamic Backlash
Offbeat  (tags: Polling Station, Mosque, Anti-Islamic, Backlash, USA )

- 9 days ago -
A Florida mosque has been removed as a polling station for the 2016 election after local officials received complaints and threats of violence.
'28 Pages': Newly Released 9/11 Documents Find No Official Saudi Link
Offbeat  (tags: 9/11 Attack, Classified Documents, Saudi links, USA )

- 9 days ago -
Congress has released previously classified documents about whether the Saudi government had a role in the 9/11 attacks.
Nice Attack: Gingrich Wants 'Sharia Test' for US Muslims
Offbeat  (tags: Nice Attack, US Muslims, Sharia test, Gingrich, USA )

- 10 days ago -
Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich has suggested testing all US Muslims to see if they believe in Sharia law, and deporting those who do.
US Police Shootings: Obama Urges Unity Amid Racial Tension
Offbeat  (tags: Race, Police, Shooting, Obama, USA )

- 11 days ago -
US President Barack Obama has urged police and black communities to come together, saying it should not be "us versus them", in a town hall meeting on race and policing.

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