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AT&T completes its takeover of Time Warner

AT&T completes its takeover of Time Warner

Image copyright Reuters US telecoms giant AT&T has completed its takeover of entertainment firm Time Warner after winning a court battle earlier this week. The more than $80bn (£60.34bn) deal, which has been two years in the making, led to one of the largest US anti-trust lawsuits in decades. But a US district court judge […]

Kellogg’s recalls Honey Smacks cereals over salmonella fears

Kellogg’s recalls Honey Smacks cereals over salmonella fears

Image copyright Getty Images Kellogg Company is voluntarily recalling 1.1 million Honey Smacks packets across more than 30 US states over concerns about potential salmonella contamination. The company launched an investigation after being alerted by US authorities. Salmonella can cause serious illness or even death in rare cases. Media reports quoted US authorities as saying […]

AI gives silenced radio journalist his voice back

AI gives silenced radio journalist his voice back

Image copyright Jamie Dupree Image caption Radio journalist Jamie Dupree will be able to broadcast again thanks to artificial intelligence A US radio journalist who lost his voice two years ago will soon return to the air, thanks to artificial intelligence. Jamie Dupree, 54, a political radio journalist with Cox Media Group, is unable to […]

Ex-Walmart now shelters child migrants

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New York sues Trump Foundation, alleging ‘extensive’ lawbreaking

New York sues Trump Foundation, alleging ‘extensive’ lawbreaking

Image copyright AFP Image caption Mr Trump’s children, Ivanka, Eric, and Donald Jr were named in the lawsuit New York’s attorney general is suing the Trump Foundation, as well as Donald Trump and his children, alleging “extensive and persistent” lawbreaking. Barbara Underwood said the charitable foundation had engaged in “unlawful political co-ordination” designed to influence […]

Comey ‘broke norms but not biased’ – agency watchdog report

Comey ‘broke norms but not biased’ – agency watchdog report

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Mr Comey has come under fire from both Democrats and Republicans A highly anticipated US Department of Justice report accuses ex-FBI director James Comey of being “insubordinate”, but not politically biased. Inspector General Michael Horowitz found Mr Comey broke “dramatically from FBI and department norms” in handling a probe […]

Conor McGregor: New court date set for 26 July

Conor McGregor: New court date set for 26 July

Conor McGregor is a former two-weight champion in the Ultimate Fighting Championship Mixed martial arts fighter Conor McGregor, who has been charged with assault and criminal mischief, will appear again at a US court on 26 July. The Irishman, 29, made a brief appearance at Brooklyn Criminal Court on Thursday afternoon in New York, where […]

American Will Nguyen held in Vietnam after protests

American Will Nguyen held in Vietnam after protests

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Protesters like those who marched in Ho Chi Minh City have said they will demonstrate again An American is being held for “disrupting public order” in Vietnam after joining recent economic protests. Will Nguyen, 32, was detained on Sunday in Ho Chi Minh City during demonstrations against new economic […]

Trump salutes North Korean general

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London Breed becomes San Francisco’s first black female mayor

London Breed becomes San Francisco’s first black female mayor

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption London Breed joins a small club of about 19 other black female US mayors A black woman is to lead San Francisco for the first time in its history – at a time when African-American residents are becoming increasingly scarce in the gentrified US city. The ascent of London […]