US president Donald Trump. Photograph: Alex Wong/Getty Images

US president Donald Trump’s efforts to keep his tax returns private received a setback on Monday when a New York court blocked his attempts to stop th(...)

Ulrich Klopfer pictured in September 2014. Photograph: South Bend Tribune via AP

More than 2,000 medically preserved foetal remains have been found at the Illinois home of a former Indiana abortion clinic doctor who died last week,(...)

Flutter’s US subsidiary, Fanduel, has been expanding as individual states have legalised betting on sports. Photograph: EPA/Peter Joneleit

Paddy Power owner Flutter Entertainment is poised to take a punt on the American midwest in time for the kick-off of one of the United States’ biggest(...)

Larry Swearingen who had long maintained his innocence, was  executed for the abduction, rape and murder of a Houston community college student more than 20 years ago. Photograph: Texas Department of Criminal Justice via AP

A man has been executed in Texas for the rape and murder of a 19-year-old college student following arguments from his attorneys that authorities igno(...)

Adjusted operating profit fell 33 per cent to £76.2 million for the first six months

William Hill posted lower first-half profit on Friday, as a regulatory cap on fixed odds betting terminals, and more costs to expand in the United Sta(...)

Justice John Paul Stevens in his chambers at the US supreme court in Washington in  April 2014. Photograph: Doug Mills/The New York Times

John Paul Stevens, whose 35 years on the US supreme court transformed him, improbably, from a Republican antitrust lawyer to the outspoken leader of t(...)

US president Donald Trump:   Jared Kushner and Jeff Sessions are among the dozen Trump associates who have been served with subpoenas. Photograph: Kevin Dietsch/Pool via Bloomberg

A dozen people connected to Donald Trump – including his son-in-law Jared Kushner – have been issued with subpoenas by the House Judiciary Committee, (...)

About 58 million Americans now have legislation in place permitting internet gambling. Photograph: iStock

GAN, the online gaming software company formerly known as GameAccountNetwork, expects 2019 to be a year of “tremendous operational and financial progr(...)

Chief executive Peter Jackson said that it had become important that the group chose a name that was reflective of its stable of brands and not one or two of its businesses. Photograph: PA Wire

Shareholders in Paddy Power Betfair backed the bookmaking group’s plans to change its corporate name to Flutter Entertainment at its annual general me(...)

Pro-choice activists hold signs alongside anti-abortion activists mark the anniversary of the 1973 supreme court case Roe v Wade outside the US supreme court in Washington, DC. Photograph: Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images

Alabama has become the latest US state to limit abortion access, voting to outlaw abortion in almost all cases. The legislation, which was backed by (...)

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