Florida shooting: FBI and teachers warned about Nikolas Cruz

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Nikolas Cruz has been charged with 17 counts of premeditated murder The FBI has launched a review about its handling of a warning about the teenager accused of carrying out Wednesday’s school shooting in Florida. Nikolas Cruz, 19, has appeared in court charged with murder. With 17 people killed, […]

Florida shooting: Who are the victims?

Image copyright MS Douglas Football Image caption Aaron Feis was hailed as a hero for his actions A beloved football coach. A swimmer who had just won a college scholarship. A freshman soccer player. A geography teacher shot while trying to barricade the door. They are among the victims of a mass shooting at a […]

Bannon ‘stonewalled’ congressmen during committee hearing

Image copyright EPA Image caption Mr Bannon photographed during his arrival at the House intelligence committee earlier today President Trump’s former chief adviser, Steve Bannon, has refused to answer a range of questions posed by a congressional committee. He was being interviewed by the House intelligence committee, which is investigating alleged Russian meddling in the […]

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 was warned about the teenager who allegedly carried out a mass shooting at his former school in Florida, the BBC understands. Nikolas Cruz, who has been charged with 17 counts of premeditated murder, reportedly left a […]

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

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 […]

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

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

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 […]

NSA shooting: Several injured as vehicle crashes at gate

Media captionBullet holes were visible in the windows of vehicle, which appears to have crashed into a concrete barrier Three people were injured and three suspects were taken into custody after a car crashed outside the US National Security Agency’s headquarters. Gunfire rang out after the black SUV approached the facility in Fort Meade, Maryland, […]