Canadian military who crashed indigenous ceremony suspended

Canadian military who crashed indigenous ceremony suspended

Image copyright Reuters Image caption General Jonathan Vance (L) has condemned the actions of five servicemen Five members of the Canadian Armed Forces are facing possible expulsion from the military after crashing an indigenous event on Canada Day. General Jonathan Vance, Canada’s top soldier, has opened an investigation into the weekend incident and has called […]

MMA fighter Aaron Rajman killed by Florida home intruders

MMA fighter Aaron Rajman killed by Florida home intruders

Image copyright Facebook Image caption Aaron Rajman made his professional MMA debut in 2014 and and had a 2-2 record A mixed martial arts fighter has been killed by intruders in the US state of Florida, police say. Aaron Rajman was fatally shot during Monday night’s apparent home invasion in the coastal city of Boca […]

US congressman condemned for Auschwitz gas chamber video

US congressman condemned for Auschwitz gas chamber video

Image copyright US House of Representatives Image caption Mr Higgins made points about US national security during his video Officials at Auschwitz have criticised a US congressman for making and voicing a video inside a gas chamber at the former Nazi death camp. The memorial and museum tweeted that the gas chamber was “not a […]

North Korea missile: US confirms long-range test

North Korea missile: US confirms long-range test

Media caption“One expert says the missile could reach Alaska” The US has confirmed that North Korea tested a long-range missile which some experts believe could reach Alaska. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson called it a “new escalation of the threat” and warned that Washington “will never accept a nuclear-armed North Korea”. Pyongyang claimed on Tuesday […]

North Korea missile test was ICBM – US

North Korea missile test was ICBM – US

Media caption“One expert says the missile could reach Alaska” The US has confirmed that North Korea on Tuesday tested an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM). Secretary of State Rex Tillerson called it a “new escalation of the threat” to the US and the world and warned that Washington “will never accept a nuclear-armed North Korea”. Pyongyang […]

Ex-Guantanamo detainee Omar Khadr to get apology and pay

Ex-Guantanamo detainee Omar Khadr to get apology and pay

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Omar Khadr was repatriated to Canada in 2012 Canada will issue an apology and compensation to former Guantanamo Bay detainee Omar Khadr for abuses he suffered while in prison, reports say. Canadian-born Khadr, 30, was convicted in 2010 by a US military commission of killing a US soldier in Afghanistan. […]

‘I’m a creep’: Tech boss Dave McClure resigns after harassment claims

‘I’m a creep’: Tech boss Dave McClure resigns after harassment claims

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Dave McClure co-founded investment firm 500 Startups The founder of Silicon Valley-based venture capitalist firm 500 Startups has resigned following sexual harassment claims by several women. Dave McClure announced his resignation in a blog entitled: “I’m a creep. I’m sorry.” Entrepreneur Sarah Kunst had claimed in the New York […]

Fox Sports fires top executive Jamie Horowitz

Fox Sports fires top executive Jamie Horowitz

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Fox’s treatment of Jamie Horowitz (pictured) had been appalling, his lawyer said Fox Sports has sacked Jamie Horowitz, head of sports programming at the US company. It gave no reasons for the dismissal, but stressed on the importance of “professional conduct”. Meanwhile, US media report that Mr Horowitz’s departure […]