Alabama Senate race: Trump records message for Roy Moore

Alabama Senate race: Trump records message for Roy Moore

Image copyright Getty Image caption Roy Moore’s campaign has been rocked by allegations US President Donald Trump has recorded an audio message for a Republican Senate candidate accused of sexual misconduct, on the eve of the election. The president has thrown his political weight fully behind former Alabama judge Roy Moore, who is vying with […]

Charles Jenkins: US soldier who defected to North Korea dies

Charles Jenkins: US soldier who defected to North Korea dies

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Mr Jenkins walked across the DMZ and surrendered to North Korean soldiers there when he was 24 A former US sergeant who defected to North Korea and became Pyongyang’s prisoner for nearly 40 years has died. Charles Jenkins, 77, lived in Japan where he had settled with his family after […]

US flood risk ‘severely underestimated’

US flood risk ‘severely underestimated’

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption During Hurricane Harvey, Port Arthur in Texas experienced some the most extreme impacts of flooding Scientists and engineers have teamed up across the Atlantic to “redraw” the flood map of the US. Their work reveals 40 million Americans are at risk of having their homes flooded – more than […]

New York Port Authority attack: Man held after Manhattan blast

New York Port Authority attack: Man held after Manhattan blast

Media captionThe blast hit during New York’s rush-hour – this is how events unfolded A man is being held after an attempted terror attack at New York City’s main bus terminal. “Terrorists won’t win,” Mayor Bill de Blasio said after a blast at the Port Authority terminal in Manhattan during the morning rush hour on […]

Trump sex harassment accusers demand congressional inquiry

Trump sex harassment accusers demand congressional inquiry

Image caption (L-R) Jessica Leeds, Samantha Holvey, and Rachel Crook Three women who accused President Donald Trump of sexual misconduct have demanded a congressional inquiry. At a New York City news conference, the trio accused Mr Trump of groping, fondling, forcibly kissing, humiliating or harassing them. Three of them – Jessica Leeds, Samantha Holvey, and […]

‘Explosion’ at Manhattan bus terminal

‘Explosion’ at Manhattan bus terminal

New York City Police say they are responding to reports of an explosion at a bus terminal in Manhattan. The incident reportedly happened on Monday morning at the Port Authority Bus Terminal near Times Square. “The NYPD is responding to reports of an explosion of unknown origin at 42nd Street and 8th Ave, #Manhattan,” tweeted […]

Captain America supports bullied child

Captain America supports bullied child

Captain America star Chris Evans has invited a bullied child to the 2018 premiere of Avengers: Infinity War. He was one of many stars to tweet a message of support to Keaton Jones after seeing a video of the boy speaking about being bullied. Actress and singer Hailee Steinfeld asked Keaton to be her date […]

California’s Thomas Fire scorches area larger than New York City

California’s Thomas Fire scorches area larger than New York City

Media captionThe Thomas fire has the potential to be one of the worst in California’s history The most destructive wildfire raging in southern California has expanded significantly, scorching an area larger than New York City. The Thomas fire in Ventura and Santa Barbara counties has consumed 230,000 acres in the past week. Fanned by strong […]

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