Stormy Daniels a no-show on Celebrity Big Brother and Loose Women

Stormy Daniels a no-show on Celebrity Big Brother and Loose Women

Image copyright Getty Images Adult film star Stormy Daniels failed to make two anticipated appearances on British TV in the space of 24 hours. She had been widely expected to go into Celebrity Big Brother on Thursday, but didn’t end up in the Channel 5 house. She was then due to appear on Friday’s Loose […]

US military parade ordered by Trump postponed ‘to 2019’

US military parade ordered by Trump postponed ‘to 2019’

Image copyright AFP/Getty Images Image caption The US put on a grand military spectacle back in 1991, when troops were celebrating victory in the first Gulf War US defence officials have postponed a planned Veterans Day weekend military parade through the streets of Washington DC until at least 2019. The parade was originally conceived to […]

Colorado father denied bail after wife and two daughters disappear

Colorado father denied bail after wife and two daughters disappear

Image copyright Shanann Watts / Facebook Image caption Chris Watts spoke to the media after his family were reported missing on Monday A father in the US state of Colorado has been denied bail after his arrest following the disappearance of his pregnant wife and two young daughters. Appearing in court for the first time […]

Aretha Franklin: Tributes flow in for Queen of Soul

Aretha Franklin: Tributes flow in for Queen of Soul

Media captionSister Sledge and the Rev Jesse Jackson are among those who have paid tribute Aretha Franklin Tributes are pouring in from the worlds of entertainment and politics for Aretha Franklin, the US singer known as the Queen of Soul, who has died at 76. Franklin performed at inauguration events for three US presidents and […]

Pope Francis on side of victims of ‘predator’ priests in US

Pope Francis on side of victims of ‘predator’ priests in US

Media caption“It’s your word against God’s” Pope Francis is on the side of victims of more than 300 “predator” priests in the US accused of abusing children in one state, the Vatican says. In a statement, it said the Church wanted to listen to the victims to “root out this tragic horror”. This comes after […]

Trump ends ex-CIA head John Brennan’s security access

Trump ends ex-CIA head John Brennan’s security access

Image copyright Reuters Image caption John Brennan stepped down as CIA director in January 2017 Donald Trump has revoked the security clearance of ex-CIA chief John Brennan, denying the US president’s critic of any access to sensitive information. White House press secretary Sarah Sanders announced the decision by reading a statement from Mr Trump. The […]

Four shot in argument at Walmart checkout near Philadelphia

Four shot in argument at Walmart checkout near Philadelphia

Image copyright Montgomery County District Attorney Four people were shot and several more injured when a gunman opened fire by the checkout of a Walmart during an argument with another customer. Police say Keenan Jones, 30, fired at least 10 shots, some indiscriminately, as shoppers ran for cover during the fracas in the Philadelphia suburbs. […]

Threats to transgender student shut Oklahoma school

Threats to transgender student shut Oklahoma school

Image copyright CBS An Oklahoma school system has reopened after violent threats against a 12-year-old transgender student prompted its closure for two days. Achille Public Schools, near the Texas border, were shut as local police investigated the threats made in a parents’ private Facebook group. Bryan County Sheriff Johnny Christian said some of the comments […]

US honeymooner stabs three in Irish bar

US honeymooner stabs three in Irish bar

Image caption Nicholas Keith Warner had been due to return to the US from his NI honeymoon on Wednesday An American electrical engineer on honeymoon has appeared in court charged with attempting to murder three men in County Antrim. Nicholas Warner, 31, from Summerville in South Carolina, walked into court using crutches having allegedly broken […]

Christine Hallquist: First transgender governor nominee picked

Christine Hallquist: First transgender governor nominee picked

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Christine Hallquist is the first transgender person to win a major party nomination for governor A former energy executive in Vermont has taken a major step towards becoming the first ever transgender governor of a US state. Christine Hallquist defeated three other candidates, including a 14-year-old boy, to win the […]