Florida shooting: FBI and teachers warned about Nikolas Cruz

Florida shooting: FBI and teachers warned about Nikolas Cruz

Image copyright Handout Image caption Nikolas Cruz was a former student at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School The FBI has confirmed that it was warned about the teenager who allegedly carried out a mass shooting at his former school in Florida. Nikolas Cruz, who has been charged with 17 counts of premeditated murder, reportedly left […]

Transgender woman breastfeeds baby in first recorded case, study says

Transgender woman breastfeeds baby in first recorded case, study says

Image copyright Getty Images A transgender woman has been able to breastfeed a baby in the first recorded case of its kind, researchers say. The 30-year-old wanted to breastfeed after her pregnant partner said she did not want to do it herself, according to the Transgender Health journal. She was able to breastfeed after taking […]

Toronto fire fighter who went missing in NY found in California

Toronto fire fighter who went missing in NY found in California

Image copyright Courtesy New York State Police Image caption Danny Filippidis was found in California after going missing in New York state Mystery surrounds how a Canadian fire captain who went missing in New York State ended up almost 3,000 miles (4,800 km) away in California. Constantinos Filippidis, 49, vanished on 7 February during a […]

Winter Olympics: Mikaela Shiffrin wins giant slalom gold in Pyeongchang

Winter Olympics: Mikaela Shiffrin wins giant slalom gold in Pyeongchang

Media playback is not supported on this device Winter Olympics: Shiffrin wins women’s giant slalom gold at Pyeongchang American star Mikaela Shiffrin won giant slalom gold in the first of her four events in Pyeongchang. The 22-year-old, who is expected to challenge for a record four golds in South Korea, finished 0.39 seconds ahead of […]

‘Anti-Clinton’ Wikileaks chat leaked

‘Anti-Clinton’ Wikileaks chat leaked

Image copyright AFP Image caption Wikileaks was founded by Julian Assange Wikileaks, the whistle-blowing site founded by Julian Assange, wanted a Republican to become US president, according to a leaked conversation. Files obtained by The Intercept show the Wikileaks Twitter account revealing its preference to a group of supporters, via private chat. “We believe it […]

Florida shooting: At least 17 dead in high school attack

Florida shooting: At least 17 dead in high school attack

Media captionStudents describe fleeing school as shots rang out At least 17 people have been killed in a mass shooting at a high school in Parkland, Florida, police say. The suspect has been named as Nikolaus Cruz, 19, and is a former student at the school who had been expelled. Cruz, who was armed with […]

US Veterans chief Shulkin ‘improperly’ took Wimbledon tickets

US Veterans chief Shulkin ‘improperly’ took Wimbledon tickets

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Mr Shulkin disputes the inspector general’s findings US Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin improperly accepted Wimbledon tennis tickets and used tax dollars to fund a European trip, a report finds. A report by the agency’s inspector general also accused Mr Shulkin’s top aide of doctoring an email to justify […]

Canadian broadcaster CTV amends Patrick Brown sex claim story

Canadian broadcaster CTV amends Patrick Brown sex claim story

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Ontario Progressive Conservative leader Patrick Brown has resigned in the wake of sexual misconduct allegations A Canadian news outlet says some of the facts in an expose of sexual misconduct claims against a politician were wrong. Patrick Brown resigned as leader of the Ontario Progressive Conservative party in January, months […]

Stormy Daniels ‘free to tell her story’ after Trump lawyer statement

Stormy Daniels ‘free to tell her story’ after Trump lawyer statement

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The newspaper says Mr Cohen declined to answer why the “private transaction” was made An adult film star who has been embroiled in allegations of an affair with President Donald Trump is free to tell her story, her manager has said. Stormy Daniels is no longer bound by a […]

Shooting at Parkland, Florida school – reports

Shooting at Parkland, Florida school – reports

Police in Parkland, Florida, are responding to reports of an active shooter at a local high school. The Broward Sherriff’s Office said it was “working a developing incident” at Stoneman Douglas High School. “There are reports of victims,” it added, warning that the shooter was still at large and urging people to avoid the area. […]