Police seek teen who robbed a boy's lemonade stand

Police seek teen who robbed a boy's lemonade stand

Image copyright CBS Image caption The boy resumed selling lemonade a day after the incident Police in North Carolina are searching for a teenager who they say robbed a nine-year-old boy at gunpoint while the child was selling lemonade. Investigators say the assailant “stuck a black handgun to the boy’s stomach” before fleeing the scene […]

WWE star Jerry Lawler pays 'ring gear' homage to son Brian

WWE star Jerry Lawler pays 'ring gear' homage to son Brian

Image copyright Jerry Lawler Image caption Jerry Lawler (left) said his son’s funeral was “the toughest day of my life” WWE Hall of Famer Jerry “The King” Lawler has paid tribute to his deceased son by taking to the ring in his clothes. Brian Christopher Lawler, known during his time in WWE as Grandmaster Sexay, […]

Chicago appeals for help after dozens shot over weekend

Chicago appeals for help after dozens shot over weekend

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption More than 30 people were shot during a three-hour period on Sunday Police in the US city of Chicago have asked for more help to combat gun violence after more than 60 people were shot over the weekend. At least 10 people were killed in the city and police […]

Indra Nooyi to step down as PepsiCo chief executive

Indra Nooyi to step down as PepsiCo chief executive

Image copyright Getty Images PepsiCo chief executive Indra Nooyi is to step down after 12 years at the helm. She is among the world’s most prominent female business leaders and has consistently appeared on Forbes’ list of the 100 most powerful women, ranking 11th in 2017. Mrs Nooyi, 62, has been with the company for […]

Santa Ana plane crash: Five dead as plane hits car park

Santa Ana plane crash: Five dead as plane hits car park

Image copyright EPA Image caption There were no survivors on board the Cessna 414 aircraft Five people have died after their small plane crashed into a shopping centre car park in Santa Ana, California. The twin-engine Cessna plane was bound for John Wayne Airport when it crashed a mile (1.6km) away on Sunday. There were […]

HSBC 'cautiously optimistic' about growth despite trade tensions

HSBC 'cautiously optimistic' about growth despite trade tensions

Image copyright Getty Images HSBC said it was “cautiously optimistic” about global growth as it announced a 4.6% increase in pre-tax profit for the first half of 2018. The bank said Asian economies remained robust despite growing trade tensions. China is embroiled in a trade war with the US, which is escalating, and could derail […]

Trump admits son met Russian for information on opponent

Trump admits son met Russian for information on opponent

Image copyright AFP Image caption Controversy surrounds Donald Trump Jr’s meeting with Natalia Veselnitskaya in June 2016 US President Donald Trump has admitted his son met a Russian lawyer in June 2016 “to get information on an opponent”, but argues it was legal. It is his most direct statement so far on the reason for […]

Saudi Arabia freezes Canada trade ties, recalls envoy

Saudi Arabia freezes Canada trade ties, recalls envoy

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Women’s rights activist Samar Badawi was arrested last week Saudi Arabia has said it is freezing all new trade and investment with Canada over its “interference” in the Gulf Kingdom’s internal affairs. In a series of tweets, the Saudi foreign ministry said it was expelling the US ambassador and […]

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