Florida shooting: At least 17 dead in high school attack

Florida shooting: At least 17 dead in high school attack

Media captionStudents describe fleeing school as shots rang out At least 17 people are dead after a 19-year-old man opened fire at a high school campus in Parkland, Florida, police have said. The suspect has been named as Nikolas Cruz, 19, and is a former student at the school who had been expelled. As the […]

US Veterans chief Shulkin ‘improperly’ took Wimbledon tickets

US Veterans chief Shulkin ‘improperly’ took Wimbledon tickets

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Mr Shulkin disputes the inspector general’s findings US Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin improperly accepted Wimbledon tennis tickets and used tax dollars to fund a European trip, a report finds. A report by the agency’s inspector general also accused Mr Shulkin’s top aide of doctoring an email to justify […]

Canadian broadcaster CTV amends Patrick Brown sex claim story

Canadian broadcaster CTV amends Patrick Brown sex claim story

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Ontario Progressive Conservative leader Patrick Brown has resigned in the wake of sexual misconduct allegations A Canadian news outlet says some of the facts in an expose of sexual misconduct claims against a politician were wrong. Patrick Brown resigned as leader of the Ontario Progressive Conservative party in January, months […]

Shaun White apologises for calling harassment claim gossip

Shaun White apologises for calling harassment claim gossip

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Shaun White received criticism for brushing off sexual harassment allegations as “gossip” US Olympic snowboarder Shaun White has apologised for calling allegations of sexual harassment against him “gossip”. He said he used “a poor choice of words to describe such a sensitive subject”, after becoming the first snowboarder to […]

Lizette Cuesta: US teenager ‘named killers’ in last breaths

Lizette Cuesta: US teenager ‘named killers’ in last breaths

Image copyright Facebook Image caption Lizette Andrea Cuesta “fought like a soldier”, said the man who found her A US teenager stabbed and left for dead on the side of a road used her last breath to implicate her alleged killers, police say. Lizette Andrea Cuesta was found soaked in blood by UPS delivery drivers […]

Daca: Second judge blocks Trump move to end Dreamers scheme

Daca: Second judge blocks Trump move to end Dreamers scheme

Image copyright Reuters Image caption A Daca recipient brought to the US when she was 4-years-old speaks at a Los Angeles rally A second US judge has blocked the White House from ending a programme barring the deportation of immigrants brought illegally to the US as children. The Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (Daca) programme […]

Baltimore’s 11-day homicide-free streak ends in gun death

Baltimore’s 11-day homicide-free streak ends in gun death

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Baltimore Ceasefire organiser Erricka Bridgeford pauses where her son was killed on a ‘Peace and Healing Walk’ The city of Baltimore has ended an 11-day streak without a homicide, its longest spell without a murder in nearly four years. A 22-year-old man suffered a gunshot wound to the chest […]

Spy chief warns on Trump aides’ clearance

Spy chief warns on Trump aides’ clearance

Media caption‘Access to secret information should be limited’ A US spy chief has warned that presidential aides with interim security clearances should have “limited” access to secret information. US Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats said the clearance process was “broken” and needs to be reformed. He was responding to a question about former White […]

Ahmad Khan Rahimi sentenced to life in prison for NY bombing

Ahmad Khan Rahimi sentenced to life in prison for NY bombing

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Rahimi at a hearing in May 2017 The man who set off pressure cooker bombs in New York and New Jersey in 2016 has been sentenced to life. Ahmad Khan Rahimi injured 30 people when he set off a bomb in Manhattan. The Afghan-born US citizen, who was captured after […]

Baltimore marks 11 homicide-free days with fingers crossed

Baltimore marks 11 homicide-free days with fingers crossed

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Baltimore Ceasefire organiser Erricka Bridgeford pauses where her son was killed on a ‘Peace and Healing Walk’ The city of Baltimore has entered its 12th day without a homicide, its longest spell without a murder in nearly four years. There were five shootings in the city in the first […]