US & Canada

Puerto Rico hit with island-wide power outages

Power outages continue to plague the island territory several months after Hurricane Maria hit Power outages have cut off electricity ...
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Former US first lady Barbara Bush dies, aged 92

Bush was one of only two women in American history to be both the wife and the mother of United ...
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US teachers fired for bullying severely autistic boy

Two teachers have been sacked after they were caught mocking a severely autistic 12-year-old boy at their school by his own mother ...
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Mother set on fire by boyfriend to testify from beyond the grave

Judge rules prosecutors can show video deposition of Judy Malinowski during murder trial A mother who died after being set on ...
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U.S. senator asks Facebook to write user agreement in ‘English not Swahili’

A US Republican senator has come under fire from social media users after he told Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg to ...
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Argentina police officers fired after claiming mice ate marijuana

Eight police officers claimed mice ate the cannabis But forensic experts explained that mice would not mistake the drug for ...
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U.S. approves AI device to detect diabetic eye disease

The US regulators Wednesday approved the first device that uses artificial intelligence to detect eye damage from diabetes, allowing regular ...
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Trump’s National Security Council Spokesman Michael Anton Resigns

Another key member of the Trump White House is leaving his job as the shakeup of his national security team ...
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Grandmother who let teenager starve to death sentenced to 20 years

'I wish I could go back to that day and change everything,' Carla Bousman says The adoptive grandmother of a ...
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Ex-Brazilian president agrees to hand himself over to police

Ex-Brazilian president Lula da Silva agrees to surrender to police following corruption conviction Veteran politician claims prosecution is politically motivated and orchestrated ...
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