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Colorado father denied bail after wife and two daughters disappear

Colorado father denied bail after wife and two daughters disappear

Image copyright Shanann Watts / Facebook Image caption Chris Watts spoke to the media after his family were reported missing on Monday A father in the US state of Colorado has been denied bail after his arrest following the disappearance of his pregnant wife and two young daughters. Appearing in court for the first time […]

Aretha Franklin: Tributes flow in for Queen of Soul

Aretha Franklin: Tributes flow in for Queen of Soul

Media captionSister Sledge and the Rev Jesse Jackson are among those who have paid tribute Aretha Franklin Tributes are pouring in from the worlds of entertainment and politics for Aretha Franklin, the US singer known as the Queen of Soul, who has died at 76. Franklin performed at inauguration events for three US presidents and […]

Google employees criticise ‘censored China search engine’

Google employees criticise ‘censored China search engine’

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The new search app would block search terms like human rights and religion Hundreds of Google employees have written to the company to protest against plans to launch a “censored search engine” in China. They said the project raised “urgent moral and ethical questions” and urged the firm to […]

Pope Francis on side of victims of ‘predator’ priests in US

Pope Francis on side of victims of ‘predator’ priests in US

Media caption“It’s your word against God’s” Pope Francis is on the side of victims of more than 300 “predator” priests in the US accused of abusing children in one state, the Vatican says. In a statement, it said the Church wanted to listen to the victims to “root out this tragic horror”. This comes after […]

Trump’s ‘dirty war’ on media draws editorials in 300 US outlets

Trump’s ‘dirty war’ on media draws editorials in 300 US outlets

Image copyright EPA Image caption The Boston Globe made a plea for editorial unity last week More than 300 news outlets have launched a campaign to counter US President Donald Trump’s attacks and promote a free press. The Boston Globe made the call last week for a nationwide denouncement of the president’s “dirty war” against […]

Trump ends ex-CIA head John Brennan’s security access

Trump ends ex-CIA head John Brennan’s security access

Image copyright Reuters Image caption John Brennan stepped down as CIA director in January 2017 Donald Trump has revoked the security clearance of ex-CIA chief John Brennan, denying the US president’s critic of any access to sensitive information. White House press secretary Sarah Sanders announced the decision by reading a statement from Mr Trump. The […]

WWE wrestler Jim ‘The Anvil’ Neidhart dies aged 63

WWE wrestler Jim ‘The Anvil’ Neidhart dies aged 63

Image copyright WWE WWE wrestler Jim Neidhart has died at the age of 63. Also known by his stage name The Anvil, Jim was part of the Hart Foundation tag team with his brother-in-law Bret Hart. The American wrestler was also father to Natalya, a WWE Women’s and Divas champion who says her dad was […]

Golden State Killer suspect charged with 13th murder

Golden State Killer suspect charged with 13th murder

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Joseph James DeAngelo, 72, appeared in court in April A man accused of a string of murders, rapes and burglaries in California as the so-called Golden State Killer has been charged with another murder. Joseph James DeAngelo, 72, has now been charged with 13 murders after his DNA was allegedly […]

FBI agent Peter Strzok ‘fired over anti-Trump texts’

FBI agent Peter Strzok ‘fired over anti-Trump texts’

Media captionFBI’s Peter Strzok: Anti-Trump bias claims ‘deeply destructive’ A veteran FBI agent who exchanged anti-Trump text messages with a colleague during the election has been fired from the FBI, his lawyer has told US media. Peter Strzok has been accused by Republicans of being biased against Donald Trump, and seeking to prevent his election […]

Omarosa Manigault Newman: Former aide taped ‘Trump phone call’

Omarosa Manigault Newman: Former aide taped ‘Trump phone call’

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Mr Trump with Ms Manigault Newman at a church service during the 2016 US presidential campaign A former adviser to Donald Trump has released what she says is a tape of a phone call from the US president after her dismissal last year. In the tape played on US TV […]