Ex-cop arrested after DNA links him to sadistic California crime spree

2018-04-26 06:25

A former California police officer has been arrested after DNA linked him to crimes attributed to the so-called Golden State Killer, suspected of at least 12 killings and 50 rapes.

UK, US warn of possible Tanzania protests

2018-04-25 17:29

Britain and the United States have warned their citizens in Tanzania to exercise caution ahead of possible anti-government protests on Thursday.

'It was a complete joke' - student apologises after offensive prom proposal goes viral

2018-04-25 15:22

An 18-year-old teen's offensive prom proposal has caused outrage on social media over the weekend, various international outlets have reported.

US new home sales surge in March

2018-04-25 11:00

US new home sales have leapt to a four-month high in March, and sales in the prior months were revised up to reverse the initial weakness, according to government data.

Student from Zambia performs in national poetry contest

2018-04-25 08:30

A high-school student seeking asylum in Maine is drawing praise for his performance in a government-funded US poetry competition following a legal battle.

Black man admits to painting racist graffiti on campus

2018-04-24 15:45

A former Eastern Michigan University student has admitted to painting racist graffiti on campus.

Trumps host Macrons for a glitzy Mount Vernon evening

2018-04-24 10:35

Donald Trump's answer to a lavish Eiffel Tower dinner last summer at the invitation of Emmanuel Macron, theatricality set the stage for the US president's first state dinner - as well as two days of talks over hot-button issues including the Iran nuclear accord.

Elderly man calls police for ride to visit wife in hospital

2018-04-23 21:28

An elderly Pennsylvania man had no way of visiting his ill wife in the hospital, so he called police to help

Waffle House suspect still being sought; residents on alert

2018-04-23 18:54

Police warn residents of a Nashville neighbourhood to watch out for suspect in Waffle House restaurant shooting that killed four people.

Hero who snatched AR-15 from Waffle House killer gunman says: 'It was life or death'

2018-04-23 07:42

The man who wrestled the gun away from the Nashville's Waffle House shooting suspect says he decided if he was to die, gunman would "have to work to kill me."


Man who tried to get Trump's tax information awaits sentence

2018-04-25 19:45

A Louisiana private investigator faces a possible prison sentence for misusing Donald Trump's Social Security number in repeated attempts to access the president's federal tax information before his 2016 election.

Rand tests R12.50/$ as local strikes, US yields weigh

2018-04-25 16:01

The rand briefly breached R12.50 to the dollar as the local currency came under pressure from rising US bond yields and local protest action.

Rand weakens as dollar nears 4-month high

2018-04-25 11:08

The rand fell 1% against the dollar in early trade, weakening to its lowest level since early January 2018.

US postpones UN vote on Western Sahara

2018-04-25 10:13

The United States has postponed a vote at the UN Security Council on preparing talks on Western Sahara to allow for more time for negotiations, diplomats say.

George H.W. Bush hospitalised day after wife's funeral

2018-04-24 15:46

Former US president George H.W. Bush is being treated for a blood infection, just days after laying his wife Barbara to rest.

Arizona Senate can't change rules for replacing McCain

2018-04-24 12:21

Republicans who control the Arizona Senate were prevented from ensuring that ailing Sen. John McCain's seat isn't on the November ballot if he leaves office.

Waffle House slaying suspect arrested after massive manhunt

2018-04-23 22:29

Authorities say the suspect in a quadruple homicide at a Waffle House in Nashville has been arrested after hiding from police for more than a day

US builds drone base in Niger, crossroads of extremism fight

2018-04-23 19:31

On the scorching edge of the Sahara Desert, the US Air Force is building a base for armed drones, the newest front in America's battle against the growing extremist threat in Africa's vast Sahel region.

Macron warns against being 'weak' with Putin

2018-04-23 10:32

"He's strong and smart. But don't be naive. He's obsessed by interference in our democracies," Macron told Fox News ahead of his departure for the US, where Russia stands accused of meddling in the 2016 presidential election.

Despite denials, lobbyist tied to condo met with EPA chief

2018-04-23 05:09

In spite of denials, EPA chief did meet with a veteran Washington lobbyist tied to bargain-priced condo where he was living, it has been confirmed.

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