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US president Donald Trump listens during a briefing on the federal response to Hurricane Michael at the Oval Office on Wednesday. Hurricane Michael made landfall on the Florida Panhandle on Wednesday, with 155mph winds, making it  the strongest storm to hit the continental US since 2004. Photograph: Zach Gibson/Bloomberg

Democrats may be more energised than Republicans to vote in next month’s mid-term elections in the wake of Brett Kavanaugh’s contentious confirmation (...)

Ivanka Trump looks on as President Donald Trump and Nikki Haley announce Ms Haley’s resignation as US ambassador to the UN at the White House on Tuesday. Photograph: Samuel Corum/New York Times

US president Donald Trump has said he is considering five candidates to take over from UN ambassador Nikki Haley after she announced her resignation. (...)

The Saudi Aramco IPO has been postponed indefinitely. Photograph: Reuters

Saudi Arabia’s sovereign wealth fund is primed to choose international banks to lend it $11 billion (€9.5 billion), filling the hole left by the delay(...)

Former US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson. Photograph: Jonathan Ernst/AFP/Getty Images

Rex Tillerson’s sacking is the latest in a series of notable firings and resignations from president Donald Trump’s White House since he took office o(...)

US president Donald Trump is flanked by (left to right) senior membes of his administration  Gary Cohn,  Steven Mnuchin,   Elaine Chao and  Mick Mulvaney as he gives an impromptu press conference at Trump Tower on August 15th in the wake  of the clashes in Charlottesville between white supremacists and opponents, in which a young woman was killed.  Photograph: Kevin Lamarque/Reuters

Gary Cohn, the top White House economic official, said the Trump administration “must do better” in condemning neo-Nazis and white supremacists follow(...)

 Donald Trump talks to chief strategist Steve Bannon during a swearing in ceremony for senior staff at the White House in Washington, on January 22nd. Photograph: Carlos Barria/Reuters

US President Donald Trump on Friday fired Stephen Bannon as his chief strategist in the latest high-level White House shake-up, removing a powerful an(...)

Anthony Scaramucci: removed as White House communications director before he could even be sworn in. Photograph: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images

Last Monday morning Donald Trump sought, via Twitter, to reassure a troubled nation: “No WH chaos!” For six blissful hours, there was calm in sunny W(...)

White House strategist Steve Bannon (right) with national security adviser HR McMaster. Bannon is said to have told friends and associates that he needs to pick his battles carefully. Photograph: Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images

Stephen Bannon, President Donald Trump’s grenade-lobbing pugilist of a chief strategist, has a fitting nickname for his West Wing office: “The war roo(...)