Jeff Sessions, a right-wing hawk to lead the US Justice Department

Jeff Sessions, a right-wing hawk to lead the US Justice Department

Alabama Senator Jeff Sessions, Donald Trump’s pick for US attorney-general, is known as a right-wing, anti-immigration hardliner. He also has the dubious distinction of once being shunned for a federal judgeship over allegations of racism. Sessions’ appointment to the job – the US equivalent of a justice minister – rewards a Trump loyalist who has […]

Clinton to face new email probe by US State Department

Clinton to face new email probe by US State Department

The US State Department said Thursday it will reopen its internal investigation into whether Democratic White House hopeful Hillary Clinton’s use of a private email account and server compromised her handling of classified material. “We will aim to be as expeditious as possible, but we will not put artificial deadlines on the process,” department spokesman […]