Carter Page denies FBI claims he was Russian agent

Carter Page denies FBI claims he was Russian agent

Image copyright EPA Image caption Carter Page was put under surveillance in October 2016 One of Donald Trump’s ex-foreign policy aides says allegations that he worked with the Russian government during the 2016 US election are “misleading”. The FBI believed Carter Page was “collaborating and conspiring with the Russian government” at that time. Mr Page’s […]

Florida gunman who killed man in parking dispute free to go, police say

Florida gunman who killed man in parking dispute free to go, police say

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The shooting happened outside a convenience store in the city of Clearwater, Florida A man who shot and killed another man during an argument over a parking space will not be arrested or charged, police in the US state of Florida say. Michael Drejka, 47, was shoved over by […]

Supergirl to feature TV’s first transgender superhero

Supergirl to feature TV’s first transgender superhero

Image copyright Getty Images Supergirl is to become the first live-action TV series to feature a transgender superhero. Activist and actor Nicole Maines, who is transgender herself, will play the role of Nia Nal, who becomes known as Dreamer. “It seems only fitting that we have a trans superhero for trans kids to look up […]

Trump-Putin: Top US spy retracts ‘awkward response’

Trump-Putin: Top US spy retracts ‘awkward response’

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Dan Coats has downplayed his “awkward response” to news of a second Trump-Putin summit The head of US intelligence has said that he did not mean to disrespect President Donald Trump with his “awkward response” on hearing the news that he had invited Russian leader Vladimir Putin to visit Washington. […]

LA police arrest suspect after deadly shop siege

LA police arrest suspect after deadly shop siege

Image copyright AFP Image caption Police sealed off the area around the supermarket Los Angeles police have arrested a suspect who earlier barricaded himself in a shop with about 40 people inside. “We have successfully taken the suspect into custody without incident,” the LAPD tweeted after a three-hour siege. People were seen fleeing the Trader […]

LA police arrest suspect after shop siege

LA police arrest suspect after shop siege

Image copyright AFP Image caption Police sealed off the area around the supermarket Los Angeles police have arrested a suspect who earlier barricaded himself in a supermarket with people inside. “We have successfully taken the suspect into custody without incident,” the LAPD tweeted, saying officers were “clearing the location”. People were earlier seen running from […]

Fiat Chrysler replaces CEO Sergio Marchionne for health reasons

Fiat Chrysler replaces CEO Sergio Marchionne for health reasons

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Sergio Marchionne has led Fiat Chrysler for more than a decade The long-time chief executive of carmaker Fiat Chrysler, Sergio Marchionne, has been replaced due to ill health. His health worsened in recent days after he suffered complications from surgery on his right shoulder. Mr Marchionne, 66, has led the […]

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 […]

Elon Musk’s farting unicorn fight settled

Elon Musk’s farting unicorn fight settled

Image copyright Elon Musk Image caption Elon Musk tweeted a picture of Tom Edwards’ mug in February 2017 Tesla boss Elon Musk has reached an agreement with a Colorado potter who accused the billionaire of using his farting unicorn without permission. Tom Edwards did not specify what exactly had been agreed – saying only that […]

James Gunn: Dave Bautista defends Guardians of the Galaxy director

James Gunn: Dave Bautista defends Guardians of the Galaxy director

Image copyright Xinhua/REX/Shutterstock Image caption Bautista is known for his film roles in Spectre and Blade Runner, and for his time as a WWE wrestler Guardians of the Galaxy star Dave Bautista has defended James Gunn after the film’s director was fired over offensive tweets. Gunn apologised after old tweets in which he appeared to […]

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