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Christie follows Fiorina to quit US presidency race

2016-02-11 09:51

Exits following poor results in New Hampshire primary leave seven candidates in Republican field.

Rwanda to use drones to deliver medical supplies

2016-02-10 21:59

Rwanda's government has signed an agreement with a US robotics company to build infrastructure for drones that will deliver medical supplies to rural health facilities

Navy solar project on Guam put on hold

2016-02-10 19:45

The US Navy's proposal to lease Guam property for a solar power project has been put on hold.

Some US states debate tampons tax

2016-02-10 18:56

An international debate over whether to tax tampons and other feminine hygiene products, has made its way to some US states like conservative Utah, where a bill is set to be heard by a committee made of only men.

Monsanto to pay $80m for accounting violations

2016-02-10 17:15

Monsanto will pay an $80m penalty to settle charges it misstated earnings by failing to accurately count rebate costs for a best-selling weed killer.

US denies involvement in 'plot' to overthrow Malawian president

2016-02-10 12:45

The United States has denied reports that it is involved in an alleged plot to overthrow Malawian President Peter Mutharika, a report says.

Obama admin says it won't use Ebola funding to combat Zika

2016-02-10 10:04

The Obama administration is rejecting a Republican suggestion to use money Congress provided to fight Ebola to combat the Zika virus and mosquitoes that spread it.

Disappointed Rubio blames himself for New Hampshire finish

2016-02-10 07:48

Marco Rubio says he's disappointed in his performance in New Hampshire's Republican presidential primary, and he's blaming himself.

Aleppo siege spells doom for West's goals - analysts

2016-02-09 22:31

The siege of Aleppo has taken the West even further from achieving its key goals in Syria of stemming the refugee flow, removing the Assad regime and tackling the Islamic State group, experts say.

Warning: US and Russia could spiral into new Cold War

2016-02-09 21:26

Russia is "paranoid" about being challenged by Nato and its efforts to rival American power could push it into a new Cold War, the head of US intelligence says.

 

Baby shot in crib in California

2016-02-11 05:17

Los Angeles police have been hunting two men wanted in connection with the killing of a one-year-old girl who was shot while lying in her crib.

Nuns face eviction in costly San Francisco

2016-02-10 21:07

San Francisco's booming economy threatens to force out an order of nuns who serve the homeless.

Clinton, Republicans regroup after NH drubbing

2016-02-10 19:44

Hillary Clinton and a gaggle of mainstream Republican presidential hopefuls have turned their gaze south, hoping to move on from thumping New Hampshire primary defeats at the hands of Bernie Sanders and Donald Trump.

Parole hearing set for Robert Kennedy killer Sirhan Sirhan

2016-02-10 17:50

For nearly 50 years, Sirhan Sirhan has been consistent: He says he doesn't remember fatally shooting then senator Robert F Kennedy in a crowded kitchen pantry of the Ambassador Hotel in Los Angeles.

Republican John Kasich has his moment in New Hampshire

2016-02-10 15:21

Republican John Kasich surged into national view following the New Hampshire presidential primary, clinching a coveted second-place finish by betting on his image as an experienced, more moderate optimist compared to his firebrand rivals.

‘I didn’t realise I was having the last conversation with my daughter’

2016-02-10 10:43

A 25-year-old woman has died after being hit in the head by a stray bullet while she was on the phone with her father, US media reports.

Sanders camp jubilant after big New Hampshire win

2016-02-10 08:53

In a school gymnasium in Concord, jubilant volunteers for Bernie Sanders could not contain their excitement over his double-digit victory in the New Hampshire primary -- and the tough battle ahead with Hillary Clinton.

Sanders, Trump score huge victories in New Hampshire

2016-02-10 06:10

Democrat Bernie Sanders won a commanding victory over Hillary Clinton in the New Hampshire primary while Donald Trump also scored a big win in the Republican race.

FBI confirms Clinton e-mail investigation

2016-02-09 22:31

The FBI has formally confirmed it is investigating Hillary Clinton's private e-mails, giving fuel to a controversy that the front-runner for the Democratic presidential nomination has been unable to put behind her.

Home grown extremists biggest threat to US

2016-02-09 20:33

The global threat posed by the Islamic State group is still rising, but US-based home grown extremists pose the biggest danger to the homeland, Washington's top spy says.

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