Trump ally Roger Stone convicted of lying to Congress

Trump ally Roger Stone convicted of lying to Congress

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Roger Stone arriving at court with his wife Nydia to learn his fate US President Donald Trump’s adviser Roger Stone has been convicted on all counts of lying to Congress, obstruction and witness tampering. The court heard he lied about his efforts to learn more about when WikiLeaks would publish […]

Browns' Garrett attacks Steelers' QB with helmet

Browns' Garrett attacks Steelers' QB with helmet

Browns’ Garrett hits Steelers’ Rudolph with helmet Cleveland Browns player Myles Garrett is facing a lengthy ban for a “totally inexcusable” attack on Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Mason Rudolph. With eight seconds left Garrett, 23, wrestled Rudolph to the ground after he had released the ball, ripped off his helmet and swung it at his head. […]

Canada refuses visas to over a dozen African AI researchers

Canada refuses visas to over a dozen African AI researchers

Image copyright Mwiza Simbeye Image caption Mwiza Simbeye was denied a visa to attend NeuroIPS in Montreal last year For the second year in a row, Canada has refused visas to dozens of researchers – most of them from Africa – who were hoping to attend an artificial intelligence (AI) conference in Vancouver. The hassles […]

Taylor Swift says AMA performance in doubt amid music feud

Taylor Swift says AMA performance in doubt amid music feud

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Swift is being named Artist of the Decade at this month’s AMAs Taylor Swift has said her performance at the upcoming American Music Awards (AMAs) is in doubt because she is being barred from performing her own songs. In a message to fans on social media, the singer said music […]

Students evacuated in California school shooting

Students evacuated in California school shooting

At least two were killed and three people were wounded after a shooter opened fire at a high school in Santa Clarita, California. There were emotional scenes as students were reunited with their friends and family. Read more: Deadly shooting just as California school opens Source link

Ryan Straschnitzki: Paralysed hockey player moves his leg after surgery

Ryan Straschnitzki: Paralysed hockey player moves his leg after surgery

Image copyright NHL via Getty Images Image caption New surgery could possibly allow Ryan Straschnitzki to stand on his own A former Humboldt Broncos ice hockey player’s life changed forever when his team bus collided with a lorry, leaving him paralysed from the chest down. The BBC spoke to the young athlete shortly after he […]

US silicone death: Briton Donna Francis sentenced to year in jail

US silicone death: Briton Donna Francis sentenced to year in jail

Image copyright Facebook Image caption Kelly Mayhew died in 2015 after a botched operation A British woman convicted of killing a US patient by giving her botched buttock-enhancement injections has been sentenced to a year in New York jail. Donna Francis had pleaded guilty to criminally negligent homicide for the 2015 death of Kelly Mayhew […]

Watching impeachment hearing in Trump country

Watching impeachment hearing in Trump country

Image caption Lynne Gramling, a businesswoman, does not trust the Democrats who are leading the impeachment inquiry The television cameras were rolling on the impeachment hearings for the first time this week. It was a big event in Washington but what about in the Trump heartlands? Many people in the western part of Pennsylvania, a […]

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