Canadian tycoon’s son Blake Leibel convicted of brutal murder

Image copyright Facebook Image caption Iana Kasian was killed just weeks after giving birth The son of a Canadian property tycoon has been found guilty by a Los Angeles jury of murdering his girlfriend. Blake Leibel, 37, was convicted of torturing and murdering Iana Kasian, mother of his three-week old daughter. Police found Leibel barricaded […]

XXXTentacion: Suspect arrested in rapper murder case

Image copyright Broward County Sheriff’s Office/Twitter Image caption Mr Williams was also charged with theft and driving without a licence Police have arrested a suspect in connection with the death of US rapper XXXTentacion. The suspect, named as Dedrick D Williams, 22, is facing a charge of first-degree murder. The 20-year-old rapper, real name Jahseh […]

Migrant children: US battle moves to Congress

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionDonald Trump: “You’re going to have a lot of very happy people” The US political battle over migrant children separated from parents has shifted to Congress, after Donald Trump signed an order ending the practice. The House of Representatives will vote on broader immigration bills which fund […]

Charlottesville organiser plans Washington DC rally

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Jason Kessler organised the 2017 “Unite the Right” rally in Charlottesville, Virginia The organiser of last year’s “Unite the Right” event in Charlottesville has won approval to hold a rally in Washington DC. Jason Kessler’s application for a “white civil rights rally” has been approved for 11-12 August by the […]

US envoy Nikki Haley berates human rights groups

Image copyright AFP/Getty Image caption US envoy to the UN Nikki Haley said rights groups tried to “thwart reform” of the UNHRC US envoy Nikki Haley has attacked rights groups for trying to “thwart reform” of the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC). In a letter, Ms Haley said groups worked “opposite the United States” […]

Canadians able to buy recreational cannabis in October

Image copyright Reuters Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has said that recreational use of cannabis will be legalised on 17 October, later than initially expected. Parliament passed a law legalising recreational marijuana on Tuesday but it still needs to be implemented. The law was expected to go into effect on 1 July, but the bill […]

Migrant children: Trump ‘promises to keep families together’

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media caption‘We’ll be signing something in a little while’ US President Donald Trump has promised action to “keep families together” amid fury over separations of undocumented child migrants from adults. “I’ll be signing something in a little while that’s going to do that,” he told reporters at the […]

Homeland Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen booed at Mexican restaurant

Image copyright Reuters Image caption US Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen Nielsen (C) Protesters have barracked a Trump administration official as she dined at a Mexican restaurant in Washington DC. The activists heckled Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen at the eatery near the White House. The Trump administration is facing international pressure to drop its […]

Life after Mr Heroin

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Migrant family separations: Republicans scramble as border crisis grows

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionThe sound of migrant children separated from parents Republicans are scrambling to draft a bill to address the growing outcry over the policy of separating migrant families at the US-Mexico border. US President Donald Trump told a group of House Republicans he would back any immigration bill […]

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