‘Unarmed’ black man killed in Walmart parking lot by police officers firing ‘dozens of...

Police have shot and killed a 26-year-old black man in a packed car outside of a Walmart in what his family say was an overly aggressive...

Alex Jones sued for defamation by families of Sandy Hook victims over hoax claims

Controversial radio host Alex Jones has been sued by the parents of several Sandy Hook shooting victims over his claims that the 2012 massacre was staged. Three...

Book vending machines installed across US by French publisher

Stories are shared in many ways. They are recounted in books and magazines. They are read aloud around the campfire at night. They are randomly dispensed...

Typhoid superbug in Pakistan raises fears of global antibiotic failure

The first known epidemic of drug-resistant typhoid is spreading in Pakistan, raising fears that more diseases worldwide are heading towards being untreatable. The typhoid superbug, which is...

Young girl raped and killed during wedding in India

A seven-year-old girl was raped and murdered during a wedding in India.  A 23-year-old from the village of Etah was arrested after he was found lying drunk next to...

Watchdog says EPA broke law with Scott Pruitt’s $43,000 phone booth

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) broke the law in purchasing a $43,000 soundproof booth for administrator Scott Pruitt, a government watchdog has concluded. Federal law imposes a...

Choi Eun-hee dead: South Korean actress once kidnapped by North Korea dies aged 92

South Korean actress Choi Eun-hee - who was once kidnapped by North Korea in the 1970s and forced to create propaganda films before escaping - has died. Her family...

Meek Mill: Imprisoned rapper to get new trial over probation violations

Incarcerated rapper Meek Mill will now get a new trial after the request for his immediate release was denied. According to the Associated Press, Philadelphia’s district attorney...

Plan by right-wing extremists to disrupt World Cup thwarted, says Russian chief prosecutor

Russia’s chief prosecutor says law enforcement agencies have thwarted an alleged plot by right-wing soccer fans to derail events at the World Cup.  Prosecutor General Yuri Chaika’s...

IRS site down: US tax service suffers partial outage ahead of filing deadline

The US Internal Revenue Service (IRS) website has suffered a number of technical difficulties on what is the last day for Americans to file their tax returns. A number of pages key to amending tax records or...

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