The Us Army

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US artist and civil rights activist Gilbert Baker heads the Stockholm Pride Parade carrying a 250-meter long flag in Stockholm, Sweden in 2003 . Photograph: Fredrik Persson/EPA

Gilbert Baker, a San Francisco-based activist and artist best known for creating the rainbow flag representing gay rights, has died at the age of 65, (...)

Native Americans lead demonstrators as they march to the Federal Building in protest against president Donald Trump’s executive order fast-tracking the Keystone XL and Dakota Access oil pipelines, in Los Angeles, California. Photograph: Mark Ralston/AFP

The US Army Corps of Engineers will grant the final easement needed to finish the controversial Dakota Access Pipeline, according to a court filing on(...)

 US president Donald Trump speaks after signing executive orders related to the oil pipeline industry in the Oval Office of the White House. Photograph: Shawn Thew-Pool/Getty Images

US president Donald Trump has signed executive orders to allow construction of the Dakota Access and Keystone XL oil pipelines, a move certain to ange(...)

Outgoing US president Barack Obama has held his final press conference. Photograph: Kevin Lamarque/Reuters

US president Barack Obama used his final press conference to defend the role of a free press in a democracy and some of his last decisions, including (...)

Russia’s president Vladimir Putin, pictured at a  reception newly-arrived foreign ambassadors at the Kremlin on Wednesday, wished Donald Trump success on his election as US president. Photograph: Sergei Karpukhin/EPA

Russia, Ukraine & Hungary The Kremlin was quick to congratulate Donald Trump on Wednesday morning and Russia’s lower house of parliament broke in(...)

Stax was the label where William Bell made a name for himself as a soulman. Indeed, you could say that Bell, a soul singer with a warm timbre and a p(...)

The Berrien County Courthouse is cordoned off as Michigan State Police investigate the crime scene on Monday. Photograph: Mark Bugnaski/Kalamazoo Gazette via AP

A US prisoner trying to escape from a Michigan court wrestled a gun from an officer, killing two bailiffs and injuring two more people before he was (...)

Dallas shooter Micah Johnson: his mother said he  resented the US government after his six years in the military and  seven-month tour of duty in  the Afghanistan war. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

Micah Johnson, the gunman who killed five police officers in Dallas, showed a noticeable change in behaviour after being discharged from the US army (...)

File photograph from 1974   of boxing legend Muhammad Ali, addressing pupils at Tulse Hill comprehensive school in South London, where he later gave the boys a demonstration of the ‘Ali shuffle’ during a sparring session with schoolboy Tony Sibblers. Photograph:   PA Wire

Muhammad Ali’s hometown of Louisville will honor the former boxing champion on Friday with a procession through the Kentucky city and public funeral (...)

A sign on a shop front in Ennis waiting for Boxing legend Muhammad Ali to visit on  September 1st, 2009. File photograph: Julien Behal/PA

Muhammad Ali - the facts * Ali’s great-grandfather Abe Grady was Irish. He emigrated from the Turnpike Road, Ennis, Co Clare, to the US in the 1(...)

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