Colorado father denied bail after wife and two daughters disappear

Colorado father denied bail after wife and two daughters disappear

Image copyright Shanann Watts / Facebook Image caption Chris Watts spoke to the media after his family were reported missing on Monday A father in the US state of Colorado has been denied bail after his arrest following the disappearance of his pregnant wife and two young daughters. Appearing in court for the first time […]

Aretha Franklin: Tributes flow in for Queen of Soul

Media captionSister Sledge and the Rev Jesse Jackson are among those who have paid tribute Aretha Franklin Tributes are pouring in from the worlds of entertainment and politics for Aretha Franklin, the US singer known as the Queen of Soul, who has died at 76. Franklin performed at inauguration events for three US presidents and […]

Google employees criticise ‘censored China search engine’

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The new search app would block search terms like human rights and religion Hundreds of Google employees have written to the company to protest against plans to launch a “censored search engine” in China. They said the project raised “urgent moral and ethical questions” and urged the firm to […]

Pope Francis on side of victims of ‘predator’ priests in US

Media caption“It’s your word against God’s” Pope Francis is on the side of victims of more than 300 “predator” priests in the US accused of abusing children in one state, the Vatican says. In a statement, it said the Church wanted to listen to the victims to “root out this tragic horror”. This comes after […]

Trump’s ‘dirty war’ on media draws editorials in 300 US outlets

Image copyright EPA Image caption The Boston Globe made a plea for editorial unity last week More than 300 news outlets have launched a campaign to counter US President Donald Trump’s attacks and promote a free press. The Boston Globe made the call last week for a nationwide denouncement of the president’s “dirty war” against […]

Trump’s ‘dirty war’ on media draws editorials in 300 US outlets

Image copyright AFP Image caption The Boston Globe made a plea for editorial unity last week More than 300 news outlets have launched a campaign to counter President Donald Trump’s attacks and promote a free press. The Boston Globe made the call last week for a nationwide denouncement of the president’s “dirty war” against the […]

Trump ‘cites Russia probe’ after ending ex-CIA head’s security access

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Mr Trump revoked ex-CIA chief John Brennan’s security clearance on Wednesday US President Donald Trump says his frustrations with the investigation into alleged Russian election meddling forced him to revoke the security clearance of ex-CIA chief John Brennan. “It is a sham,” he told the Wall Street Journal. Revoking Mr […]

Face transplant: A ‘second chance’ for young suicide survivor

Image copyright Family/Martin Schoeller Image caption The procedure was carried out in May 2017 by 11 surgeons at the Cleveland Clinic in Ohio Katie Stubblefield was only 18 when she was severely injured by a self-inflicted gunshot wound. Her life was saved in hospital, but the young woman had life-changing injuries and had lost most […]

Arrest after dozens overdose in Connecticut park

Image copyright CBS Image caption More than 40 people have overdosed in a park near Yale University since Tuesday A man has been arrested in the US after more than 40 people overdosed in a Connecticut park on a drug suspected of being laced with an opioid, police say. The first cases were reported near […]

Father arrested in death of ‘daughter’s toilet attacker’

Image copyright Police handout Image caption Melvin Harris, 40, is accused of murdering a man who had allegedly attacked his daughter A US father is facing a second-degree murder charge for allegedly beating a man who tried to enter a petrol station toilet that his daughter was using. Melvin Harris, 40, was arrested after the […]

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