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: Students share tales of heroism

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Students attend a memorial service for the victims of the school shooting Tales of heroism are emerging after a mass shooting at a Florida high school on Wednesday left 17 people dead. Staff at the school have been praised for protecting students as they were forced to hide under desks […]

White House refuses to release photo of Trump gun law repeal

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The White House released a photo of a different bill signing from the same day relating to environmental regulations The White House has refused to release a photo of President Donald Trump signing a law making it easier for some people with mental illness to buy guns. Despite repeated […]

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 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 […]

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 […]

Jennifer Aniston and Justin Theroux announce separation

Image copyright AFP Image caption The couple were married in August 2015 at a secret ceremony in Los Angeles Hollywood couple Jennifer Aniston and Justin Theroux are separating after two years of marriage. The pair, who reportedly met on the set of comedy film Wanderlust, said the mutual decision was “lovingly made” at the end […]

Immigration effort to protect Dreamers collapses in US Senate

Image copyright Reuters The US Senate has failed to pass any of four proposals on immigration, including protections for young immigrants brought to the US illegally. Support for the most promising bipartisan bill failed after President Donald Trump called it a “total catastrophe” and threatened to veto it. The legislative collapse leaves the status of […]