'Cat Grandpa' goes viral for napping with shelter pets

'Cat Grandpa' goes viral for napping with shelter pets

Image copyright Safe Haven Pet Sanctuary Image caption The retired Spanish teacher – dubbed Cat Grandpa – can’t quite believe his online fame Photographs of a Wisconsin retiree cat-napping with his feline friends have gone viral – melting hearts online and leaving the shelter inundated with well-wishes and $40,000 (£30,000) in donations. Terry Laurmen, 75, […]

Brett Kavanaugh: Judge accuser agrees to testify next week

Brett Kavanaugh: Judge accuser agrees to testify next week

Image copyright Researchgate.net/ Getty Image caption Brett Kavanaugh denies the allegations by Christine Blasey Ford The woman accusing Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault has agreed to testify against him next week. Lawyers for Dr Christine Blasey Ford said she had accepted the Senate Judiciary Committee’s request to appear before them to be […]

Paul Gosar: Siblings savage congressman in attack advert

Paul Gosar: Siblings savage congressman in attack advert

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Congressman Paul Gosar’s brothers and sisters have backed his Democrat rival in a united stand against him Arizona Congressman Paul Gosar, a Republican from the party’s most conservative wing, is standing for re-election in November. Fearing for the future, his siblings have thrown their weight behind their choice of […]

Brett Kavanaugh: Judge accuser 'given more time' for hearing

Brett Kavanaugh: Judge accuser 'given more time' for hearing

Image copyright Researchgate.net/ Getty Image caption Brett Kavanaugh denies the allegations by Christine Blasey Ford A woman who accuses Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of attempted rape has been given more time to decide whether she will testify against him at a confirmation hearing. Allegations from a university professor, Christine Blasey Ford, emerged […]

Canadian politician says a family can eat on $75 a week

Canadian politician says a family can eat on $75 a week

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Quebec Liberal leader Phillipe Couillard was asked about grocery budgets A Canadian political leader has been caught in a dangerous election campaign trap: not knowing the cost of groceries. Quebec Liberal leader Phillipe Couillard told a radio station this week that a family of three could eat for a week […]

Canadian funfair rape plaintiff 'victim blamed'

Canadian funfair rape plaintiff 'victim blamed'

A Canadian organisation is changing its defence over the alleged sex assault of a teen on its grounds after being criticised for “victim blaming”. The woman, now in her 20s, is suing two organisations for failing to ensure her safety at a summer fair in Edmonton, Alberta, in 2008. The woman says she was assaulted […]

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