US President Donald Trump says the number of military troops deployed to the US-Mexican border could reach 15,000 – roughly double the number the Pentagon said it currently plans for a mission whose dimensions are shifting daily.
A man has been charged in connection with a mail bomb campaign targeting prominent Democrats who have criticised US President Donald Trump.
US authorities have detained a man in connection with the mail bombs scare that has widened to 12 suspicious packages, officials said.
Two more suspicious packages have been found as US authorities hunt for the sender of a series of devices addressed to prominent critics of Donald Trump.
The US mail bomb scare has widened as police seized three more suspicious packages — two addressed to former vice president Joe Biden and one to actor Robert De Niro.
New York police have recovered a suspicious package addressed to actor Robert De Niro which may contain a device similar to others sent to leading Democrats, officials said.
New York police are investigating another suspicious package which US media reported was sent to a restaurant owned by actor Robert De Niro.
A series of glass-filled pipe bombs targeting Hillary Clinton, former president Barack Obama, other prominent Democrats and CNN were thwarted without physical harm – but an anxiety-filled day deepened political tensions in the US.
Barbra Streisand has penned a highly-politicised musical polemic criticising Donald Trump and attacked the president in a new video.
US president Donald Trump has said Saudi Arabia’s King Salman “might not be there for two weeks” without US military support.