Possible serial killer ‘terrorising’ Florida neighbourhood

Possible serial killer ‘terrorising’ Florida neighbourhood

Media captionFlorida police search for suspect in connection with three murders Florida police have said they are searching for a possible serial killer believed to have fatally shot three people over the last two weeks. Officials believe the murders, which happened blocks apart, were committed by the same gunman who may have chosen the victims […]

McCain in coded attack on Trump Vietnam draft deferment

McCain in coded attack on Trump Vietnam draft deferment

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Mr McCain later faulted “the system” for allowing the rich to avoid service during the Vietnam war US Senator John McCain has said it was “wrong” how wealthy Americans avoided the Vietnam War draft in a remark which many view as an attack on Donald Trump. The rich “found […]

Widow of fallen soldier hits out at Trump

Widow of fallen soldier hits out at Trump

The widow of a fallen US soldier says President Trump couldn’t remember her husband’s name during a controversial phone call. Myeshia Johnson, widow of Sgt La David Johnson, told ABC News the president’s “stumbling” had “hurt her the most”. “..If my husband is out here fighting for our country and he risks his life for […]

Sherin Mathews: US police find body in missing child case

Sherin Mathews: US police find body in missing child case

Image copyright Richardson police department/Facebook Image caption The disappearance of the three-year-old sparked off a massive search Police in Texas say they have found a body in the search for three-year-old Sherin Mathews, who went missing on 7 October when her father sent her out of their home at 03:00 as punishment. The Richardson police […]

Raqqa: US coalition ‘wiped city off Earth’, Russia says

Raqqa: US coalition ‘wiped city off Earth’, Russia says

Media captionThe BBC’s Feras Kilani was in Raqqa with anti-IS troops Russia has accused the US-led coalition of bombing the Syrian city of Raqqa “off the face of the earth” during the fight against so-called Islamic State. Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) took Raqqa last week and on Sunday said they had taken Syria’s largest oilfield. […]

Fox renewed Bill O’Reilly deal despite harassment suit

Fox renewed Bill O’Reilly deal despite harassment suit

Image copyright Reuters Image caption O’Reilly is known to have settled at least six sexual harassment suits Former Fox News commentator Bill O’Reilly was handed a new contract in January, despite the network’s parent company knowing he had recently settled a sexual harassment case. The $32m (£24m) settlement was paid to former Fox legal analyst […]

Former US presidents gather for hurricanes fundraiser

Former US presidents gather for hurricanes fundraiser

Image copyright Reuters Image caption The five former presidents all travelled to Texas for the concert America’s five living former presidents gathered together for a concert in aid of victims of the hurricanes which ravaged the US this year. Barack Obama, George W Bush, Bill Clinton, George HW Bush and Jimmy Carter appeared in Texas […]

Trump says he will allow scheduled release of JFK files

Trump says he will allow scheduled release of JFK files

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption President John F Kennedy was given a state funeral, after hundreds of thousands of people viewed his casket Donald Trump has said he plans to allow the opening of a trove of long-classified files on the assassination of former president John F Kennedy. The president tweeted to say he […]

Missing California hikers died in apparent murder-suicide

Missing California hikers died in apparent murder-suicide

Image copyright National Park Service Image caption The pair went missing in the arid desert park during the hottest of the summer A California couple who went missing in July in the Joshua Tree National Park are believed to have died in a murder-suicide pact, police have said. Rachel Nguyen, 20 and Joseph Orbeso, 22, […]

Anger over Donald Trump’s UK crime tweet

Anger over Donald Trump’s UK crime tweet

Image copyright Getty Images Donald Trump has been accused of fuelling hate crime with a tweet erroneously linking a rise in the UK crime rate to “radical Islamic terror”. He said crime in the UK had risen by 13% amid the “spread” of Islamist terror – despite the figure referring to all crimes, not just […]