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Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson airport power cut strands thousands

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Hartsfield-Jackson is the world’s biggest and busiest airports A power cut at Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson international airport has led to a partial shut-down, with tens of thousands of people reported affected. The airport is the world’s busiest, handling more than 250,000 passengers and almost 2,500 flights every day. Passengers were […]

Barry Sherman: Murder unit to probe Canadian mystery deaths

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Honey and Barry Sherman were renowned for their charity fundraising Police in Toronto have confirmed that its homicide unit has taken over the investigation into the death of a Canadian billionaire and his wife. Police are treating the deaths of Barry Sherman, 75, and his wife Honey, whose bodies were […]

Trump Russia inquiry: Mueller improperly obtained emails, lawyer says

Image copyright Reuters Image caption President Trump has been critical of the investigation and denies any wrongdoing A lawyer for a group set up to help Donald Trump’s transition to the White House has accused special counsel Robert Mueller of unlawfully obtaining thousands of emails. Kory Langhofer made the comments in a letter to congressional […]

Trump tells FBI: ‘I have your back 100%’

Media captionTrump speaks at FBI Academy graduation US President Donald Trump has said he supports the FBI “100%”, less than an hour after criticising the agency. During a speech at the FBI National Academy’s graduation in Virginia, Mr Trump heaped praise on the agency, saying it was full of “great people”. His visit comes only […]

‘Shocking apathy’ to fraternity drinking at Pennsylvania university

Image copyright ABC Image caption Several fraternity members are still facing charges related to the death of Tim Piazza (centre) A committee probing the Pennsylvania State University’s response to drinking in fraternities has issued a blistering report following a student’s death. A grand jury found on Friday that administrators displayed a “shocking apathy” to dangerous […]

Trump tells FBI: ‘I have your back 100%’

Media captionTrump speaks at FBI Academy graduation US President Donald Trump supports the FBI “100%”, he told law enforcement leaders during a graduation ceremony at the agency’s Virginia headquarters. His visit comes only days after he referred to the agency as “in tatters” and “the worst in history”. During his remarks, Mr Trump heaped praise […]

How net neutrality affects you

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has voted three to two to roll back an Obama-era law that protects “net neutrality”. The change will enable internet service providers (ISPs) to speed up or slow down different companies’ data, and charge consumers according to the services they access. Find out more about how the vote happened Visuals: […]

Walt Disney buys Murdoch’s Fox for $52.4bn

Image copyright Disney Image caption Disney chief executive Bob Iger and Rupert Murdoch Walt Disney has agreed to buy 21st Century Fox’s entertainment assets for a total $52.4bn (£39bn). The deal includes Fox’s 39% stake in satellite broadcaster Sky, and the 20th Century Fox film studio, Disney announced. Fox’s remaining assets, including Fox News and […]

Roy Moore says Alabama election ‘tainted’ by outside groups

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Roy Moore is a former Alabama chief justice Roy Moore says he will not accept defeat in Alabama’s election, arguing the vote was “tainted” by outside groups trying to stay in power. In a four-minute video on YouTube, the hardline Republican lashed out after Democrat Doug Jones claimed victory in […]

Morgan Spurlock admits sexual misconduct

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Morgan Spurlock made his name with the documentary Super Size Me, which looked at the effects of eating fast food US documentary film-maker Morgan Spurlock has publicly confessed to a history of sexual misconduct, referring to himself as “part of the problem”. Spurlock, who made the hit film Super […]

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