Hawaii fire: Flames rip through Honolulu tower block

Hawaii fire: Flames rip through Honolulu tower block

Media captionBlack smoke and flames were seen from the 26th floor of the high-rise flats At least three people have been killed and more are feared dead in a fire in a block of high-rise flats in Honolulu, Hawaii, firefighters say. Black smoke was seen billowing from the 26th floor of the 36th-storey condominium, a […]

Cat killer jailed for 16 years in San Jose, California

Cat killer jailed for 16 years in San Jose, California

A man in California has been jailed for 16 years after admitting he stole and tortured cats, killing 18 of them. The name of each cat killed by Robert Farmer, 26, was read out to him by the judge in Santa Clara Superior Court. One of the cats showed signs of having been sexually abused, […]

Trump Jr meeting: Russia lobbyist confirms attendance

Trump Jr meeting: Russia lobbyist confirms attendance

Image copyright AFP Image caption Controversy surrounds Donald Trump Jr’s meeting with Natalia Veselnitskaya A former Soviet counter-intelligence official attended a meeting last year with senior aides to President Donald Trump and his son, it has emerged. Rinat Akhmetshin, now a lobbyist, told AP news agency he was present at the encounter in Trump Tower. […]

Air Canada plane ‘missed aircraft by 30m’ at San Francisco airport

Air Canada plane ‘missed aircraft by 30m’ at San Francisco airport

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Air Canada said it was investigating the incident and was “co-operating with the authorities” An Air Canada flight with 140 people on board came within 30m (98ft) of other aircraft at San Francisco’s airport as it prepared to land, a report says. Days after news that Flight AC759 from […]

Pennsylvania missing men: Cosmo DiNardo says ‘I’m sorry’

Pennsylvania missing men: Cosmo DiNardo says ‘I’m sorry’

Media captionQuadruple killing suspect: ‘I’m sorry’ A 20-year-old man has admitted killing four men who went missing a week ago in Pennsylvania, his lawyer says. “I’m sorry,” said a shackled Cosmo DiNardo as he left court on Thursday. Mr DiNardo allegedly sold the victims cannabis before killing them separately and torching their bodies on his […]

Trump says US-Mexico wall may not need to cover entire border

Trump says US-Mexico wall may not need to cover entire border

Image copyright EPA Image caption President Trump’s tough immigration stance has prompted protests both in the US and Mexico President Donald Trump says his proposed border wall may not need to cover the whole US frontier with Mexico because of existing natural barriers. He told journalists travelling on Air Force One to France that it […]

Beyonce twins: Sir Carter and Rumi pictured for first time

Beyonce twins: Sir Carter and Rumi pictured for first time

Image copyright Instagram/Beyonce Beyonce has shared the first picture of herself with her twins to celebrate them turning one month old. The US singer also confirmed they are called Sir Carter and Rumi – which had been rumoured after she and husband Jay-Z filed a trademark for the names. The picture showed the 35-year-old mother-of-three […]

Trump travel ban: Judge expands definition of ‘close relative’

Trump travel ban: Judge expands definition of ‘close relative’

Image copyright Reuters Image caption The ruling means grandparents and other relatives of people in the US can now visit Grandparents and other relatives of people living in the US cannot be barred from entering under President Trump’s travel ban, a judge has ruled. The order, by District Judge Derrick Watson in Hawaii, is a […]

Beyonce: Sir Carter and Rumi pictured for first time

Beyonce: Sir Carter and Rumi pictured for first time

Image copyright Instagram/Beyonce Beyonce has shared the first picture of herself with her twins to celebrate them turning one month old. The US singer also confirmed they are called Sir Carter and Rumi – which had been rumoured after she and husband Jay-Z filed a trademark for the names. The picture showed the 35-year-old mother-of-three […]

Pennsylvania missing men: Cosmo DiNardo ‘admits killing four’

Pennsylvania missing men: Cosmo DiNardo ‘admits killing four’

Image copyright Bucks County District Attorney Image caption Cosmo DiNardo, whose parents own the farm A 20-year-old man has confessed to killing four men who went missing a week ago, after a body was found on his parents’ Pennsylvania farm. Cosmo DiNardo’s lawyer said his “very emotional” client is ready to plead guilty to first-degree […]