Donald Trump labels New York Times’ claim that he paid just $750 in income tax as ‘fake news’

US President Donald Trump paid just $750 in federal income taxes in 2016 - the year he won the election - The New York Times reported on Sunday, citing tax return data extending more than 20 years. It added that he also paid only $750 in his first year in the White House, and that he had paid no income taxes at all in 10 of the previous 15 years because he reported losing much more money...

Donald Trump to cut half of US troops in ‘delinquent’ Germany

Donald Trump said he is cutting the number of American troops in Germany by half because Berlin is "delinquent" in its contributions to Nato and treats the US "badly" on trade. The US president told reporters there are 52,000 US soldiers stationed in Germany. "It's a tremendous cost to the United States," he said. "So we're removing a number down to, we're putting the number down to 25,000...

US tops 1 million cases as death toll passes Vietnam War milestone

A US destroyer hit by dozens of coronavirus cases sailed into San Diego on Tuesday for cleaning, making it the second Navy warship temporarily put out of action by the pandemic. With 63 per cent of the 300-strong crew tested, 64 sailors aboard the USS Kidd were found positive for Covid-19, the Navy said. Two were medically evacuated to the US mainland last week, and 15 others were transferred...