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USA – Trump on board . . . ‘supportive’ of better gun background checks

USA – Trump on board . . . ‘supportive’ of better gun background checks

PALM BEACH/WASHINGTON – US president Donald Trump supports efforts to improve background checks on gun ownership, the White House says. He spoke with Republican senator John Cornyn about a bipartisan bill that seeks to improve the checks in place before someone can buy a gun. The suspect in last week’s Florida school shooting, in which […]

Mexico earthquake: Helicopter crashes killing 13

Mexico earthquake: Helicopter crashes killing 13

MEXICO – At least 13 people on the ground, including three children, were killed when a Mexican military helicopter carrying top officials surveying damages from…

WORLD – Russia’s foreign minister dismisses FBI charges

WORLD – Russia’s foreign minister dismisses FBI charges

Russia’s foreign minister has dismissed as “blather” the charges levelled by the FBI special counsel against 13 Russians for election meddling. Sergei Lavrov said at…

TURKEY – Six journalists sentenced to life in prison

TURKEY – Six journalists sentenced to life in prison

ISTANBUL – A Turkish court has sentenced six journalists to life in jail for alleged links to the July 2016 coup plotters. The judgement came…

USA – FBI was notified about Florida man accused  of killing 17 at school

USA – FBI was notified about Florida man accused of killing 17 at school

PARKLAND  – The Federal Bureau of Investigation was warned in September about an ominous online comment by the 19-year-old man accused of killing 17 people…





USA – At least 17 dead in Florida school shooting

USA – At least 17 dead in Florida school shooting

PARKLAND – At least 17 people are dead after a school shooting in Parkland, Florida, law enforcement officials…

USA – US immigrant who reported prowler to police facing deportation

USA – US immigrant who reported prowler to police facing deportation

TUKWILA –  An undocumented immigrant who called police to report a burglary was himself arrested, while the suspect…

ENGLAND –  Deputy head of Oxfam resigns amid Haiti prostitution claims

ENGLAND – Deputy head of Oxfam resigns amid Haiti prostitution claims

LONDON (Reuters) – The deputy head of Oxfam resigned on Monday over what she said was the British…

USA – US Flu season still getting worse;  now as bad as 2009 swine flu

USA – US Flu season still getting worse; now as bad as 2009 swine flu

NEW YORK — The flu has further tightened its grip on the United States (US). This season is…

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