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‘Shocking apathy’ to fraternity drinking at Pennsylvania university

‘Shocking apathy’ to fraternity drinking at Pennsylvania university

Image copyright ABC Image caption Several fraternity members are still facing charges related to the death of Tim Piazza (centre) A committee probing the Pennsylvania State University’s response to drinking in fraternities has issued a blistering report following a student’s death. A grand jury found on Friday that administrators displayed a “shocking apathy” to dangerous […]

Trump tells FBI: ‘I have your back 100%’

Trump tells FBI: ‘I have your back 100%’

Media captionTrump speaks at FBI Academy graduation US President Donald Trump supports the FBI “100%”, he told law enforcement leaders during a graduation ceremony at the agency’s Virginia headquarters. His visit comes only days after he referred to the agency as “in tatters” and “the worst in history”. During his remarks, Mr Trump heaped praise […]

Charlottesville: James Alex Fields Jr faces life in prison

Charlottesville: James Alex Fields Jr faces life in prison

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Mr Fields is said to have Nazi sympathies A man suspected of killing a woman near a white supremacist rally in Virginia in August is facing a possible life sentence after charges against him were upgraded to first-degree murder. Charges against James Alex Fields Jr were confirmed in an emotional […]

How net neutrality affects you

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has voted three to two to roll back an Obama-era law that protects “net neutrality”. The change will enable internet service providers (ISPs) to speed up or slow down different companies’ data, and charge consumers according to the services they access. Find out more about how the vote happened Visuals: […]

US woman used bitcoin to move cash to Islamic State, police say

US woman used bitcoin to move cash to Islamic State, police say

Image copyright AFP Image caption Bitcoin can be purchased online or via special ATMs A New York woman has been accused of laundering bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies and wiring the money to help the so-called Islamic State. Zoobia Shahnaz, 27, was charged with bank fraud, conspiracy to commit money laundering and money laundering and is […]

California firefighter dies as Thomas blaze rages

California firefighter dies as Thomas blaze rages

Image copyright MARK RALSTON Image caption The Thomas fire has destroyed about 900 properties, including 690 homes A California firefighter has been killed by a wildfire burning across Ventura and Santa Barbara counties. Fire chief Ken Pimlott said the victim was apparatus engineer Cory Iverson, 32, a father-of-one whose wife is pregnant with a second […]

Omarosa Manigault Newman denies being dragged out of White House

Omarosa Manigault Newman denies being dragged out of White House

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Ms Manigault Newman denies she tried to storm the White House residence One of President Donald Trump’s former aides has denied trying to storm the White House residence and being fired. Omarosa Manigault Newman – a fiery former star of Mr Trump’s TV programme, The Apprentice – reportedly tripped […]

Joe Biden comforts John McCain’s daughter over cancer

Joe Biden comforts John McCain’s daughter over cancer

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Mr Biden says he is a long-time friend of Mr McCain despite the political divide Former US Vice-President Joe Biden has offered comfort and advice to Meghan McCain over the health of her father, US Republican Senator John McCain, during a TV talk show. Mr Biden’s son died of the […]

Alabama election: Democrat Jones defeats Roy Moore in Senate upset

Alabama election: Democrat Jones defeats Roy Moore in Senate upset

Media captionWhat the Alabama upset will mean for Donald Trump’s agenda Doug Jones has become the first Democrat in 25 years to win a US Senate seat for Alabama, after a bitter campaign against Republican Roy Moore. His unexpected victory deals a blow to President Donald Trump, who backed Mr Moore, and narrows the Republican […]

Alabama upset: What Jones victory over Moore means for Trump

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