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Trump refuses to say sorry to Central Park Five over wrongful conviction

19th June 2019 | 0

This post was originally published on this site By Lucia Binding, news reporter Donald Trump has refused to apologise to five men wrongly convicted of raping a female jogger in New York City’s Central Park 30 years ago, saying “they admitted their guilt”. Known as the “Central Park Five”, the five men were teenagers when […]

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MH17 crash: What we know so far – and what is still to come

19th June 2019 | 0

This post was originally published on this siteAlmost five years after Flight MH17 was shot down above eastern Ukraine – killing all 298 passengers and crew on-board – an international team of investigators are set to reveal what progress has been made in a case that could lead to a criminal trial. From Washington to […]

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Trump knows he has a fight on his hands as he kicks off 2020 campaign

19th June 2019 | 0

This post was originally published on this site By Amanda Walker, US correspondent Donald Trump never stopped campaigning – he actually filed for re-election on his inauguration day. But if the 23 Democrats who want to beat him get to have launch parties, so does he. His most devoted fans have been buying hats, attending […]

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Billion dollar cocaine haul among the biggest in US history

18th June 2019 | 0

This post was originally published on this site By Sharon Marris, news reporter Some 16.5 tons (15,000kg) of cocaine has been found on a ship in one of the biggest drugs seizures in US history. The cocaine – estimated to be worth more than $1bn (£790m) – was found on the MSC Gayane in Philadelphia’s […]

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Alabama man fed meth to caged 'attack squirrel'

18th June 2019 | 0

This post was originally published on this siteAuthorities have rescued a caged “attack squirrel” that had been fed methamphetamine to make it behave aggressively. The squirrel was found when sheriff’s deputies searched a home in the US state of Alabama looking for drugs. Deputies had been warned before the raid that the squirrel was fed […]

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Trump's defence secretary pick resigns amid 'painful' family situation

18th June 2019 | 0

This post was originally published on this siteDonald Trump’s preferred candidate for defence secretary has announced his withdrawal from the nomination process for the top Pentagon job.  Patrick Shanahan, who has been acting defence secretary since January, cited a “painful and deeply personal family situation” that led to his decision to step down. It came […]

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I was used as human guinea pig, Caster Semenya says

18th June 2019 | 0

This post was originally published on this siteCaster Semenya says the global athletics governing body has used her as “a human guinea pig” by forcing her to take medication that would limit her testosterone levels.  The double Olympic gold medallist made the comment after the Court of Arbitration for Sports (CAS) released its 163-page report […]

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Teens 'offered millions to murder friend and send evidence'

18th June 2019 | 0

This post was originally published on this site Five Alaskan teenagers have been charged with murder after a man they met online promised them millions of dollars to carry out the act, court records say.  Indiana native Darin Schilmiller, 21, is said to have posed as a millionaire called Tyler on a chat site he […]

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NASA snaps most detailed image yet of asteroid Bennu

18th June 2019 | 0

This post was originally published on this site A US spacecraft has captured its closest and most detailed image yet of the 78 billion kilogram asteroid Bennu which gets closer to Earth every six years. It is the second time NASA’s OSIRIS-REx spacecraft managed to orbit around the asteroid, snapping a shot at a distance […]

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Teen's fatal fall on holiday in Majorca 'was preventable'

18th June 2019 | 0

This post was originally published on this site “Simple steps” could have prevented the death of a British teenager who fell from a wall during his holiday in Magaluf, an inquest has heard. Thomas Channon, 18, died after falling from a walkway at an apartment block in Majorca last year, just weeks after another young […]

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