Russia-Trump inquiry: President says ‘no collusion’ as FBI charges Russians

Media captionRussians recruited ‘real Americans’ as part of ‘information warfare’ President Donald Trump says his election campaign “did nothing wrong” as the FBI brought charges against 13 Russians for alleged election meddling. Special Counsel Robert Mueller also named three companies in the indictment – seen as a major development his continuing probe into the 2016 […]

Florida school shooting: FBI under pressure over failure to act

Media captionFlorida survivors on gun laws: ‘Something has to change’ Pressure is mounting on the FBI over the agency’s failure to act on a tip that Florida school shooting suspect Nikolas Cruz might carry out an attack. Florida Governor Rick Scott said the agency’s director must resign, while Attorney General Jeff Sessions ordered a review, […]

Russians charged over US 2016 election tampering

Media captionRussians used ‘information warfare’ against the US election process Thirteen Russians have been charged with interfering in the US 2016 election, in a major development in the FBI investigation. Three of those named have been accused of conspiracy to commit wire fraud and five have been accused of aggravated identity theft. The announcement was […]

Florida school shooting: FBI mishandled tip about gunman

Image copyright Getty Images The FBI has said it did not properly follow up on a warning that Florida school shooting suspect Nikolas Cruz might carry out an attack. Last month, a person close to the 19-year-old contacted the law enforcement agency to warn of “the potential of him conducting a school shooting”. But protocols […]

Mitt Romney launches Utah Senate campaign with dig at Trump

Mitt Romney launches Utah Senate campaign with dig at Trump

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Mitt Romney lost his race to oust President Barack Obama in 2012 Former Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney has announced he is running for a US Senate seat in Utah, while taking a dig at President Donald Trump. In a Facebook campaign video, he lamented that Washington was sending “a […]

Florida school shooting: Nikolas Cruz confesses to police

Media captionFred Guttenberg said he couldn’t remember if he had told his daughter Jaime that he loved her The teenager accused of killing 17 people at a Florida high school on Wednesday has confessed to the shooting, police say. Nikolas Cruz, 19, said he arrived on campus and began shooting students before abandoning his weapon […]

New York ex-teacher and twin arrested for bomb-making

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption New York Mayor Bill de Blasio (l) said there was no imminent threat to the city New York police have arrested a former teacher and his twin brother after stockpiles of explosive materials were found at their home. Christian Toro, 27, is accused of paying students from his former […]

Florida shooting: Nikolas Cruz confesses to police

Media captionInside the classroom: ‘We watched gunman shoot our friends’ The teenager accused of killing 17 people at a Florida high school on Wednesday has confessed to the shooting, police say. Nikolas Cruz, 19, said he arrived on campus and began shooting students before abandoning his weapon and escaping, according to a court document. He […]

Florida shooting: ‘We watched gunman kill our friends’

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Trump-Russia: Steve Bannon questioned in Mueller inquiry

Image copyright EPA Image caption Mr Bannon photographed during his arrival at the House intelligence committee earlier today President Donald Trump’s former chief strategist, Steve Bannon, has been interviewed as part of an investigation into alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 election. He met with special counsel Robert Mueller, who leads the inquiry, over two […]