Data hack at 7 Trump hotels confirmed

2015-10-05 22:02

Hackers may have stolen data from 7 Trump hotels the company has confirmed, after an extended breach.

Student finds new species

2015-10-05 22:01

A University of Nebraska student's fossil find has lead to the discovery of a new rodent-like species.

US train hits debris from rock slide, derails

2015-10-05 21:00

An Amtrak passenger train has derailed in central Vermont, in the US, after hitting debris on the track from a rock slide.

Oregon college shooting: Many students carry guns

2015-10-05 19:00

When a gunman killed eight students and a teacher at an Oregon college, he also revived a debate on the need to change firearm laws and whether the school's "gun-free zone" policy only made easier for him.

Passenger train derails in US, number of injured unknown

2015-10-05 18:15

A passenger train has derailed in the US state of Vermont, injuring an undetermined number of people, state police say.

Pacific trade negotiators reach landmark deal

2015-10-05 17:22

The United States and 11 other Pacific Rim countries have reached a deal on the most sweeping trade liberalisation pact in a generation.

US top court rejects Charles Schwab appeal

2015-10-05 17:00

The US Supreme Court has left intact an appeals court decision that has allowed a financial adviser to sue Charles Schwab Corp.

Bernie Sanders to pit his bulldog debate style against Clinton

2015-10-05 14:44

Bernie Sanders, Hillary Clinton's biggest rival for the Democratic presidential nomination, is a novice to the bright lights of prime-time television, but politicians who have sparred with him in the past predict he will be a tenacious brawler in their party's debate on October 13.

ER nurse faces worst nightmare as dying John Doe brought in

2015-10-05 10:28

A US trauma nurse says her whole world collapsed around her when she realised the hit-and-run victim she was treating was her younger brother.

Obama administration moving to create 2 marine sanctuaries

2015-10-05 08:24

President Barack Obama's administration will announce steps to create marine sanctuaries in Maryland and Wisconsin and will take further action to combat illegal fishing, the White House says.


Gardening a killer for cacti

2015-10-05 22:01

Illegal trade in cactus plants for gardening has contributed to bringing over 30% of the world's cactus species to the brink of extinction, a study shows.

Missing ship probably sank during hurricane - US Coast Guard

2015-10-05 21:00

The US Coast Guard says it assumes the cargo ship El Faro, which went missing last week with 33 people on board, sank in bad weather associated with Hurricane Joaquin.

BP completes $20.8bn oil spill agreement

2015-10-05 19:09

Oil company BP has completed a $20.8bn agreement with the US government and states on the Gulf of Mexico to settle claims over the 2010 oil spill.

US says Afghans asked for Kunduz strike

2015-10-05 18:20

Afghan forces who said they were under Taliban fire asked for the US air strike that killed 22 people at a hospital in Kunduz, the US commander in Afghanistan says.

US Supreme Court rejects Madoff victims' appeal

2015-10-05 17:45

The US Supreme Court has declined to hear an appeal by victims of Bernie Madoff's multibillion-dollar Ponzi scheme.

US general: Afghan forces requested air strike in Kunduz

2015-10-05 17:12

Afghan forces requested a US air strike on the day a hospital was hit in the northern Afghan city of Kunduz, killing 22 people at the facility, a US general says.

US forex broker says it has been hacked

2015-10-05 15:30

Online foreign exchange market broker FXCM says it has been hacked in an intrusion that has seen money withdrawn from some customers' accounts.

South Carolina hit by torrential rainfall, 100s rescued

2015-10-05 12:33

Persistent torrential rainfall has caused dangerous flooding in South Carolina's main cities and prompted hundreds of rescues through shoulder-deep waters across the south-eastern US state.

Oregon pastor: Violence will not have the last word

2015-10-05 09:00

A pastor whose daughter survived last week's deadly rampage in a college classroom told his congregation that 'violence will not have the last word' in this southern Oregon timber town.

Survivor: Oregon gunman spared 'lucky one' to give message

2015-10-04 18:05

The gunman, who opened fire in an Oregon college, shot one classmate after saying he could save her life by begging, and others were killed after being told to crawl across the floor.

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