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London attack: American Kurt Cochran, from Utah, killed

London attack: American Kurt Cochran, from Utah, killed

Image copyright Facebook Image caption Kurt Cochran died after the attack on Westminster Bridge An American man has been named as one of the victims of Wednesday’s deadly attack in London, Kurt Cochran, 54 and from Utah, died in the attack and his wife Melissa was seriously hurt, their family has said. They were celebrating […]

Devin Nunes apologises to Democrats for surveillance briefing

Devin Nunes apologises to Democrats for surveillance briefing

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Devin Nunes: “Sometimes you make the right decision, sometimes you make wrong decision” The chairman of the House intelligence committee has apologised for not informing Democratic colleagues before going public with allegations about surveillance of Donald Trump’s team. Devin Nunes apologised privately and vowed to work with them on […]

JFK diary calls Hitler ‘stuff of legends’

JFK diary calls Hitler ‘stuff of legends’

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Kennedy (far right) toured Europe after his military service A diary kept by President John F Kennedy as a young man travelling in Europe, revealing his fascination with Adolf Hitler, is up for auction. Kennedy, then 28, predicted “Hitler will emerge from the hatred that surrounds him now as […]

Man mistakenly donates wife’s ‘priceless’ wedding dress

Man mistakenly donates wife’s ‘priceless’ wedding dress

Image copyright Natalie Gelbert Image caption Natalie Gelbert believes her ‘priceless’ dress has been sold to someone for $25 A US woman from North Carolina has launched an online appeal after her husband accidentally donated her wedding dress to charity. Natalie Gelbert’s husband was dropping donation bags off at Goodwill – but her wedding dress […]

Trump team ‘incidentally monitored’ after election

Trump team ‘incidentally monitored’ after election

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Mr Trump has made unsubstantiated accusations against his predecessor Barack Obama of wiretapping Trump Tower Post-election communications of Donald Trump’s team were swept up in an “incidental collection” by intelligence agencies, a Republican lawmaker says. House intelligence committee chairman Devin Nunes said individuals were named in “widely disseminated” reports, which […]

Trump team ‘incidentally monitored’ after election

Trump team ‘incidentally monitored’ after election

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Mr Trump has made unsubstantiated accusations against his predecessor Barack Obama of wiretapping Trump Tower Post-election communications of Donald Trump’s team were swept up in an “incidental collection” by intelligence agencies, a Republican lawmaker says. House intelligence committee chairman Devin Nunes said individuals were named in “widely disseminated” reports, which […]

Trump team ‘incidentally monitored’ after election

Trump team ‘incidentally monitored’ after election

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Mr Trump has made unsubstantiated accusations against his predecessor Barack Obama of wiretapping Trump Tower Post-election communications of Donald Trump’s team were swept up in an “incidental collection” by intelligence agencies, a Republican lawmaker says. House intelligence committee chairman Devin Nunes said individuals were named in “widely disseminated” reports, which […]

Trump ex-aide Paul Manafort ‘offered to help Putin’

Trump ex-aide Paul Manafort ‘offered to help Putin’

Image copyright AP Image caption Mr Manafort worked as Mr Trump’s unpaid campaign chairman from March until August last year US President Donald Trump’s one-time campaign chairman secretly worked for a Russian billionaire to assist President Vladimir Putin, the Associated Press (AP) news agency reports. Paul Manafort is said to have proposed a strategy to […]

Ex-Colorado Republican chairman in court for voter fraud

Ex-Colorado Republican chairman in court for voter fraud

Image copyright ABC Image caption Steven Curtis faces up to three years in prison and a steep fine The former Colorado Republican party chairman, who once said only Democrats commit voter fraud, has appeared in court accused of the same offence. Steven Curtis, 57, allegedly posted his ex-wife’s absentee ballot for last year’s presidential election […]

‘Sex assault’ streamed on Facebook Live

‘Sex assault’ streamed on Facebook Live

Image copyright Getty Images The alleged sexual assault of a 15-year-old girl by five or six males was streamed on Facebook Live, according to Chicago Police. Around 40 people were said to have been watching the stream at one point but nobody reported the incident to police. A police spokesman said authorities first learned of […]