Trump attacks Michael Cohen over 'Playboy model payment tape'

Trump attacks Michael Cohen over 'Playboy model payment tape'

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The president has said that Mr Cohen is no longer his personal lawyer President Donald Trump has condemned his former lawyer Michael Cohen amid US media reports that he secretly recorded Mr Trump discussing payments to a former Playboy model. The tapes were reportedly discovered during an FBI raid […]

Parkland school shooting: Father of two survivors killed in Florida store

Parkland school shooting: Father of two survivors killed in Florida store

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The Parkland shooting survivors have inspired protests against gun violence The father of two survivors of February’s school shooting in Parkland, Florida, has been shot dead in his convenience store. CCTV footage shows a man returning to shoot Ayub Ali after robbing his shop in North Lauderdale, Florida. Two […]

James Gunn: Guardians of the Galaxy director fired over offensive tweets

James Gunn: Guardians of the Galaxy director fired over offensive tweets

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption James Gunn has worked on the Guardians of the Galaxy films and the Avengers franchise Disney has removed James Gunn as director of Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 after a number of offensive social media posts resurfaced online. The American filmmaker apologised after old tweets in which he […]

Ohio death row inmate spared after childhood abuse revelations

Ohio death row inmate spared after childhood abuse revelations

Image copyright Reuters Image caption John Kasich has granted clemency to a killer sentenced to die A US governor has spared a convicted killer sentenced to die after a juror said that his childhood abuse had not been properly detailed at trial. Ohio Governor John Kasich commuted Raymond Tibbetts’ sentence to life in jail due […]

Republican candidate to teen: 'You're young and naive'

Republican candidate to teen: 'You're young and naive'

Scott Wagner, a Republican candidate in Pennsylvania’s gubernatorial race, told an 18-year-old woman she was “young and naive” for asking him about campaign contributions from the fossil fuel industry. Rose Strauss tells the BBC she was “disheartened” by the exchange. Source link

Nine US 'duck boat' victims from the same family – governor

Nine US 'duck boat' victims from the same family – governor

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionVideo shows the tourist boat before it capsized on a lake in Missouri Nine of the 17 people who died when a tour boat sank in a Missouri lake were from the same family, according to the governor of Missouri. Governor Michael Parson said that he spoke […]

The cost of Trump's Endangered Species Act proposal

The cost of Trump's Endangered Species Act proposal

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The rebound of bald eagle populations is one of the greatest conservation stories in American history The Trump administration has proposed changes to the Endangered Species Act (ESA), a law credited with keeping hundreds of species from going extinct. The change would eliminate automatic protections for threatened plant and […]

Meet the rat killers of New York City

Meet the rat killers of New York City

New York City is the second most rat-infested US city after Chicago, and one group of residents is taking matters into its own hands – or rather, into the paws of its four-legged friends. Dogs owners belonging to a group called the Ryders Alley Trencher-fed Society (Rats) take to the streets at night with their […]

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