Kevin Mallory: The churchgoing patriot who spied for China

Kevin Mallory: The churchgoing patriot who spied for China

Image copyright Police handout US officials say China is trying to influence US policymakers, steal secrets and spy on the US government. But how? The story of Kevin Mallory, a man who seemed to lead a typical suburban life in Virginia, provides the answer. FBI agents pointed their weapons at Jeremiah Mallory, a teenager standing […]

Saudi Prince Turki al-Faisal on Saudi-US relationship

Saudi Prince Turki al-Faisal on Saudi-US relationship

A senior member of the Saudi royal family has warned against a US troop withdrawal from Syria. Prince Turki al-Faisal told the BBC the action would have a negative impact, further entrenching Iran, Russia and the rule of President Bashar al-Assad. The prince is no longer a member of the Saudi government, but has decades […]

Hadiya Pendleton: Gunman sentenced to 84 years for teen's death

Hadiya Pendleton: Gunman sentenced to 84 years for teen's death

Image copyright Hadiya Pendleton/Facebook Image caption Hadiya, a band majorette, had performed for President Obama’s inauguration a week before her killing A gang member who killed 15-year-old Hadiya Pendleton six years ago on the crime-plagued south side of Chicago has been sentenced to 84 years in prison. At Monday’s hearing, Micheail Ward, 24, denied he […]

Why thousands of Los Angeles teachers are striking

Why thousands of Los Angeles teachers are striking

Thousands of teachers are striking in Los Angeles demanding more support staff, smaller class sizes and better pay. The strike comes after almost two years of negotiations with the Los Angeles Unified School District who say they are ‘committed’ to supporting teachers as much as they can. Schools are currently being staffed with substitute teachers. […]

Rahaf Mohammed: Saudi teen's first public statement in Canada

Rahaf Mohammed: Saudi teen's first public statement in Canada

Rahaf Mohammed has told Canadian media she’ll work in support of women’s freedom around the world. The 18-year-old made her first public statement since arriving in Canada, where she’s been granted asylum. She hit the headlines after fleeing her family in Saudi Arabia and barricading herself in a hotel room in Thailand to avoid deportation. […]

William Barr: Trump nominee says Mueller probe not a witch hunt

William Barr: Trump nominee says Mueller probe not a witch hunt

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption William Barr is Mr Trump’s nominee to lead the justice department President Donald Trump’s attorney general nominee has said the US inquiry into Russia’s alleged 2016 election meddling is not a witch hunt. William Barr told his confirmation hearing that special counsel Robert Mueller’s inquiry must conclude. “I think […]

Three Florida children die after becoming trapped in freezer

Three Florida children die after becoming trapped in freezer

Image copyright CBS Image caption All three children were found dead in the unplugged freezer, pictured here Three children have died in Florida after becoming trapped in an unplugged freezer, according to police. The children, aged one, four and six, were playing outside their home before allegedly climbing into the unit, which had been left […]

'Treat your business partnership like your marriage'

'Treat your business partnership like your marriage'

Allbirds is an ecological shoe brand from California which uses wool and tree fibre instead of leather. The company sold a million pairs within two years of launching. But even while business was booming, the two founding partners realised their relationship was in crisis. Co-founder Joey Zwillinger discovered that working on the partnership was as […]

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