International: US & Canada

Two Feared Dead In Us Train Derailment

Sunday, April 3, 2016 A train has derailed south of the US city of Philadelphia, with some reports saying two people have been killed and a number of others injured. Amtrak 8217;s Train 89 was heading from New York City to Savannah in Georgia when it struck a mechanical digger 8211; known in the US as a back ...

Obama, Republicans urge Trump to soften tone

Saturday, April 2, 2016 Donald Trump is facing bipartisan pressure to adopt a more presidential tone in his White House run including from Democratic President Barack Obama and Republicans who worry his missteps may do irreparable harm to the party and his campaign. The Republican front-runner came under fire from Obama ...

Border Patrol union endorses Donald Trump

Thursday, March 31, 2016 A U.S. Border Patrol agents 8217; union is endorsing Donald Trump for president, offering the Republican front-runner support on his signature issue of immigration while praising him as a break from the current political system. The National Border Patrol Council, which says it represents 16,500 ...

US comedian and actor Garry Shandling dies at 66

Friday, March 25, 2016 US actor Garry Shandling who influenced a generation of comedians with his Emmy-winning TV series It 8217;s Garry Shandling 8217;s Show has died, aged 66. Los Angeles police told the BBC that Shandling 8220;suffered a medical emergency 8221; on Thursday. Shandling was known for 8 ...

Trump wins in Mississippi, Michigan and Hawaii

Wednesday, March 9, 2016 Donald Trump has won three more states, Michigan, Mississippi and Hawaii, in his bid to be the Republican White House nomination. In the Democratic race, Bernie Sanders had a surprise victory in Michigan, but Hillary Clinton increased her overall lead with a big Mississippi win. Ted Cru ...

Wrestler Hulk Hogan left ‘completely humiliated’ by release of sex tape with friend’s wife

Tuesday, March 8, 2016 PRO wrestling legend Hulk Hogan testified that he was completely humiliated when he learned the website Gawker had posted a video of him having sex with his best friend's wife. I was pretty rocked. I felt numb, Hogan told a Florida jury. My arms and hands started shaking violently. ...
Ted Cruz (L) and Bernie Sanders (R)

Cruz And Sanders Win Big On Super Saturday

Sunday, March 6, 2016 Ted Cruz has won the Republican presidential caucuses in Kansas and Maine, strengthening his position as the prime alternative to Donald Trump. The result adds to Mr Cruz 8217;s previous victories in Iowa, Alaska, Oklahoma and his home state of Texas. Although the outcome may have slow ...

Obama to stay in Washington DC after leaving White House

Saturday, March 5, 2016 US President Barack Obama will be moving out of the White House in 2017, but he will not be moving far. Mr Obama said on Thursday the family would stay in Washington while his 14-year-old daughter, Sasha, finishes her education at the elite academy, Sidwell Friends. 8220;Transferring ...

Bobbi Kristina Brown’s cause of death revealed

Saturday, March 5, 2016 Whitney Houston 8217;s daughter died as a result of immersion in water and drug intoxication, medical records show. Bobbi Kristina Brown, 22, died at a hospice on 26 July, six months after she was found unresponsive in a bath. The Fulton County Medical Examiner 8217;s office in Atlant ...

Republican Ben Sasse ‘won’t endorse Trump’

Tuesday, March 1, 2016 Nebraska Senator Ben Sasse says he will not back Republican front-runner Donald Trump for president, the highest-ranked elected party member to do so. He says he is 8220;frustrated and saddened 8221; and will look for a third option if Mr Trump wins the Republican nomination. The col ...

Huge Win For Clinton In South Carolina

Sunday, February 28, 2016 Hillary Clinton has secured a big win over Bernie Sanders in the South Carolina primary, the latest battleground in the race to be Democratic presidential nominee. Victory for Mrs Clinton was widely expected but it gives her momentum ahead of the 8220;Super Tuesday 8221; primaries in 11 ...

US African Representatives Attend White House Briefing, Demand Full Integration in America

Saturday, February 27, 2016 Washington, DC. ndash; Following decades of political and economic marginalization of the African population in the United States, over 100 African leaders and representatives from across the United States attended a White House briefing facilitated by Dr. Sylvester Okere, President of the United P ...

Toyin Saraki Joins Barack and Michelle Obama, Usher, Demi Lovato at White House Tribute to Ray Charles

Saturday, February 27, 2016 In a private visit to the United States of America to mark 2016 Black History Month, H.E. Mrs. Toyin Saraki, Wife of the Nigeria Senate President and Founder of the leading maternal and child health NGO - the Wellbeing Foundation Africa, attended the final music concert of the Obama administration, ...
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