Quebec City mosque shooter feared Trudeau's refugee policy

Quebec City mosque shooter feared Trudeau's refugee policy

Image copyright Facebook Image caption A picture circulated by local media of a man identified as Alexandre Bissonnette The Quebec City mosque shooter told police he launched his attack because he feared Canada’s immigration policy after Donald Trump’s “Muslim ban”. The day before the January 2017 shooting, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau tweeted his support of […]

An unintended consequence of MLK's death

An unintended consequence of MLK's death

Image caption Jacqueline Smith outside the Lorraine Motel Jacqueline Smith has spent 30 years protesting outside the motel where Martin Luther King was fatally shot in 1968. After being forcibly removed from the premises when it closed, she has devoted her life to protecting his legacy. As the motel door of room 303 was prised […]

Scooter Libby: Trump pardons Cheney aide who leaked

Scooter Libby: Trump pardons Cheney aide who leaked

Image copyright Getty Images US President Donald Trump has pardoned Lewis Libby, who was convicted of lying while serving as chief of staff to former Vice-President Dick Cheney. Libby, known as Scooter, was found guilty in 2007 following an investigation into the unauthorised disclosure of a CIA agent’s identity. The White House said Libby was […]

Incest case dad, daughter and child dead in murder-suicide

Incest case dad, daughter and child dead in murder-suicide

Image copyright CBS Image caption Steven Pladl, 42, and his biological daughter Katie Rose Pladl, 20 A US man in an incest case has reportedly killed his biological daughter, their child, and the girl’s adopted father, before killing himself. The murder-suicide by Steven Pladl spanned three states, authorities told local media. North Carolina police began […]

James Comey's FBI memoir: Six claims about Trump

James Comey's FBI memoir: Six claims about Trump

Image copyright AFP US President Donald Trump is seething about former FBI Director James Comey’s new memoir, which is chock-full of scathing assessments of him. The publication likens Mr Trump to a mafia boss and details his fixation on unsubstantiated claims he consorted with prostitutes at a Moscow hotel. But there are some parts that […]

Bird v plane: The battle for airspace

Bird v plane: The battle for airspace

Birds cause nearly $1bn of damages to US aviation a year – and can create real danger for passengers. The Smithsonian Feather Identification Lab tries to prevent collisions – by identifying the remains from its vast collection of bird specimens. Video by Liz Scherffius Source link

Tesla 'removed' from fatal car crash probe

Tesla 'removed' from fatal car crash probe

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Walter Huang, 38, was killed in the crash Tesla has been removed from the investigation into the fatal crash of one of its semi-autonomous vehicles. In March, a Tesla vehicle operating in Autopilot mode crashed in California, killing the driver. Tesla has suggested the driver was at fault. On Thursday, […]

Coachella being sued by Soul'd Out festival over artist ban

Coachella being sued by Soul'd Out festival over artist ban

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption DJ Marshmello performing at Coachella 2017 Coachella is being sued for banning artists from playing other festivals around California for five months. The Soul’d Out festival in Oregon claims artists have turned them down because of the “radius clause”. It’s a contract between a festival and an artist which […]