North Korea missile: US confirms long-range test

North Korea missile: US confirms long-range test

Media caption“One expert says the missile could reach Alaska” The US has confirmed that North Korea tested a long-range missile which some experts believe could reach Alaska. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson called it a “new escalation of the threat” and warned that Washington “will never accept a nuclear-armed North Korea”. Pyongyang claimed on Tuesday […]

North Korea missile test was ICBM – US

North Korea missile test was ICBM – US

Media caption“One expert says the missile could reach Alaska” The US has confirmed that North Korea on Tuesday tested an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM). Secretary of State Rex Tillerson called it a “new escalation of the threat” to the US and the world and warned that Washington “will never accept a nuclear-armed North Korea”. Pyongyang […]

Ex-Guantanamo detainee Omar Khadr to get apology and pay

Ex-Guantanamo detainee Omar Khadr to get apology and pay

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Omar Khadr was repatriated to Canada in 2012 Canada will issue an apology and compensation to former Guantanamo Bay detainee Omar Khadr for abuses he suffered while in prison, reports say. Canadian-born Khadr, 30, was convicted in 2010 by a US military commission of killing a US soldier in Afghanistan. […]

‘I’m a creep’: Tech boss Dave McClure resigns after harassment claims

‘I’m a creep’: Tech boss Dave McClure resigns after harassment claims

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Dave McClure co-founded investment firm 500 Startups The founder of Silicon Valley-based venture capitalist firm 500 Startups has resigned following sexual harassment claims by several women. Dave McClure announced his resignation in a blog entitled: “I’m a creep. I’m sorry.” Entrepreneur Sarah Kunst had claimed in the New York […]

Fox Sports fires top executive Jamie Horowitz

Fox Sports fires top executive Jamie Horowitz

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Fox’s treatment of Jamie Horowitz (pictured) had been appalling, his lawyer said Fox Sports has sacked Jamie Horowitz, head of sports programming at the US company. It gave no reasons for the dismissal, but stressed on the importance of “professional conduct”. Meanwhile, US media report that Mr Horowitz’s departure […]

Boston airport crash: Taxi mows down pedestrians injuring 10

Boston airport crash: Taxi mows down pedestrians injuring 10

Media captionThe collision took place near a taxi rank Ten people have been taken to hospital with injuries of “varying severity” after a taxi drove into people at Boston’s Logan airport, police say. The driver jumped the kerb and struck fellow cab drivers who were sitting awaiting their next fares, police said. According to US […]

Brent Christensen in court for Illinois kidnap of Yingying Zhang

Brent Christensen in court for Illinois kidnap of Yingying Zhang

Image copyright Police handout Image caption Brent Christensen, a physics graduate, changed his story about picking up the missing woman, say investigators A former PhD student has appeared in court in the US state of Illinois charged with kidnapping a Chinese student, who remains missing. Hundreds of people gathered outside court in the city of […]

Wimbledon 2017: Venus Williams cries about crash in which man died

Media playback is not supported on this device Venus Williams breaks down in news conference Former Wimbledon champion Venus Williams broke down in tears as she was questioned by reporters about a Florida car crash in which a man died. Williams, 37, could face a wrongful death lawsuit from the family of the man, after […]