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Ivy League student Blaze Bernstein knifed ‘over 20 times’

Image copyright OC Sheriff Image caption Blaze Bernstein’s body was found days after he was due to return to university An Ivy League college student was reportedly stabbed nearly two dozen times by a high school friend after making a sexual advance on him. Samuel Woodward, 20, was arrested after DNA belonging to Blaze Bernstein […]

Margaret Atwood faces feminist backlash for #MeToo op-ed

Image copyright AFP/Getty Images Image caption Author Margaret Atwood Author Margaret Atwood has sparked a Twitter storm after a provocative column on the Me Too anti-sexual harassment movement. Her op-ed published in the Globe and Mail newspaper questioned the impact of the movement against inappropriate sexual behaviour. Ms Atwood called the movement a “symptom” of […]

Donald Trump takes on Dick Durbin over ‘racial slur’

Media captionTrump voters grade president’s first year President Donald Trump has said he was “totally misrepresented” by those saying he used the term “shithole” to describe African nations last week. Mr Trump also said the allegation was hurting efforts to strike a deal to protect so-called Dreamer immigrants. The president was responding to a claim […]

Toronto police say scissor attack on a girl’s hijab ‘did not happen’

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Khawlah Noman, 11, (L) speaks to reporters with her mother at Pauline Johnson Junior Public School Canadian police say an alleged scissor attack on an 11-year-old girl’s hijab never happened. The girl made headlines last week after she said a man came up to her and tried to cut her […]

Donald Trump takes on Dick Durbin over ‘racial slur’

Media captionTrump voters grade president’s first year President Donald Trump has said he was “totally misrepresented” by those saying he used the term “shithole” to describe African nations last week. Mr Trump also said the allegation was hurting efforts to strike a deal to protect so-called Dreamer immigrants. The president was responding to a claim […]

Toronto police say scissor attack on a girl’s hijab ‘did not happen’

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Khawlah Noman, 11, (L) speaks to reporters with her mother at Pauline Johnson Junior Public School Canadian police say an alleged scissor attack on an 11-year-old girl’s hijab never happened. The girl made headlines last week after she said a man came up to her and tried to cut her […]

Donald Trump escalates feud over ‘racial slur’

Media captionTrump voters grade president’s first year President Donald Trump has said he was “totally misrepresented” by those saying he used the term “shithole” to describe African nations last week. Mr Trump also said the allegation was hurting efforts to strike a deal to protect so-called Dreamer immigrants. The president was responding to a claim […]

Toronto police say scissor attack on a girl’s hijab ‘did not happen’

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Khawlah Noman, 11, (L) speaks to reporters with her mother at Pauline Johnson Junior Public School Canadian police say an alleged scissor attack on an 11-year-old girl’s hijab never happened. The girl made headlines last week after she said a man came up to her and tried to cut her […]

The missing – consequences of Trump’s immigration crackdown

In a rural county that voted for Trump, people are shocked to see friends deported and schoolmates disappear. Now a community is coming to terms with the economic and emotional consequences. The Trump team insists the actions of the deportation force, Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), is simply a matter of applying the law and […]

Hawaii alert: Employee who sent missile warning reassigned

Image copyright Instagram/@SIGHPOUTSHRUG via Reuters Image caption It took 38 minutes for the mistake to be corrected and for Hawaiians to be told there was no danger The unnamed employee who mistakenly sent a missile alert which caused panic in the US state of Hawaii on Saturday has been temporarily reassigned to other duties, a […]