The president responds to reports he is considering presidential pardons over alleged Russia collusion.
The president says the controversial measure is necessary to crush Islamist militants on the island.
A cessation of hostilities is declared in parts of Eastern Ghouta after a Russia-led initiative.
Britain's Chris Froome effectively seals his fourth Tour de France in the penultimate stage.
John Heard, who played the father in the Home Alone films, has died aged 71.
Works by Michael Jackson's chimpanzee are sold to raise money for a centre for great apes.
Viktor Orban expresses support for Poland as its court reforms are approved, despite EU criticism.
Norway's policy of transparency has caused surprisingly few problems.
The charity opens its first clinic in the Afghan city of Kunduz since the US bombed its hospital.
Minneapolis mayor says she lost confidence in the chief after officers killed an Australian woman.
Dick Van Dyke said sorry for his "atrocious" British accent in Mary Poppins, but has there been worse?
The US says it will investigate the incident in Helmand, where 16 policemen were reportedly killed.
The semi-retired businessman usually plays in £10 entry tournaments in his home casino in Hull.
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