London attack: US victim’s family say he focused on positives in life

Media captionMelissa’s brother, Clint Payne, read a statement on behalf of their family The family of the US tourist killed in the Westminster terror attack have said he bore no “ill will” to anyone and spent life focusing on “the positive”. Kurt Cochran, 54, from Utah, was one of three pedestrians who died after being […]

United Airlines caught up in leggings row

United Airlines caught up in leggings row

Image copyright Reuters Image caption The company’s response on Twitter has also been heavily criticised United Airlines has been heavily criticised on social media after two girls were reportedly barred from flying for wearing leggings. The incident happened on a flight from Denver to Minneapolis on Sunday morning, activist Shannon Watts said. United said the […]

Orange is the New Black: Samira Wiley and Lauren Morelli tie the knot

Orange is the New Black: Samira Wiley and Lauren Morelli tie the knot

Image copyright AP Image caption Morelli (left) and Wiley met while working on Orange is the New Black It sounds like a storyline straight from Hollywood – but a star of Orange is the New Black has just married one of the show’s writers, in real life. Samira Wiley and Lauren Morelli met on the […]

Ohio nightclub shooting: One dead, 15 injured in gunfight

Ohio nightclub shooting: One dead, 15 injured in gunfight

Image copyright AP Image caption Cincinnati police said they faced a “horrific situation” at the Cameo nightclub One person has been killed and 15 others injured in a shooting at the Cameo Night Club in Cincinnati, Ohio. A “dispute” between several men escalated into a gunfight in the crowded venue, Police Chief Eliot Isaac said. […]

Cincinnati nightclub shooting: One dead, 14 injured, police say

Cincinnati nightclub shooting: One dead, 14 injured, police say

Image copyright CPD Image caption Cincinnati police said they faced a “horrific situation” at the Cameo nightclub One person has been killed and at least 14 injured in a shooting at a nightclub in Cincinnati, Ohio, police said. At least two gunmen were involved in the incident at the Cameo Night Club, the Cincinnati Police […]

Uber suspends self-driving cars after Arizona crash

Uber suspends self-driving cars after Arizona crash

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Uber said the car was in self-driving mode at the time of the crash Uber has pulled its self-driving cars from the roads after an accident which left one of the vehicles on its side. Pictures posted online showed the car on its right side on an Arizona street, next […]

Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds: Fans say goodbye at public service

Media captionFans described what Debbie Reynolds and Carrie Fisher meant to them as they gathered for the service Fans gathered to honour Debbie Reynolds and Carrie Fisher at a public memorial service in Los Angeles on Saturday, three months after the actresses died. The mother and daughter were remembered in the 1,200-seat theatre at Hollywood’s […]

Trump defiant after healthcare bill pulled before vote

Media captionIn his own words, Mr Trump explains his doomed effort to repeal Obamacare US President Donald Trump has suffered a major setback after his healthcare bill was withdrawn before a vote in Congress on Friday night. The bill faced certain defeat from members of Mr Trump’s Republican party, who control both houses of Congress. […]

US and UK laptop bans on some Middle East flights come into effect

US and UK laptop bans on some Middle East flights come into effect

Image copyright AFP/Getty Image caption Kuwaiti activist Thamer Bourashed stows his laptop in hold baggage before boarding A ban on laptops and tablets in cabin baggage on flights from Turkey and some countries in the Middle East and North Africa to the US and UK has come into effect. Officials say devices “larger than a […]

Trump blames Democrats for failed healthcare bill

Media captionIn his own words, Mr Trump explains his doomed effort to repeal Obamacare US President Donald Trump has blamed Democrats for the failure of his healthcare bill. The bill was withdrawn on Friday because it did not have enough support to pass in Congress. Speaking to the Washington Post, Mr Trump said “We couldn’t […]