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Abducted California mother Sherri Papini had ‘message’ branded on skin

Abducted California mother Sherri Papini had ‘message’ branded on skin

Image copyright Facebook A missing California jogger found on Thanksgiving day last week after a three-week abduction had been branded with a “message” by her captors. “It is not a symbol, but it was a message,” Shasta County Sheriff Tom Bosenko said of 34-year-old mother-of-two Sherri Papini’s injuries. On Wednesday, her husband Keith said she […]

Trump says Ohio campus attacker ‘should not have been in’ US

Trump says Ohio campus attacker ‘should not have been in’ US

Image copyright Columbus State Community College Image caption An image from the suspect’s 2016 graduation from Columbus State Community College Donald Trump has said a Somali refugee student who went on a rampage at an Ohio campus on Monday “should not have been in our country”. The President-elect added that “ISIS is taking credit for […]

CIA chief warns Trump: Scrapping Iran deal ‘height of folly’

Media captionCIA director John Brennan tells the BBC what global threats Donald Trump will face as US president The director of the CIA has warned US President-elect Donald Trump that ending the Iran nuclear deal would be “disastrous” and “the height of folly”. In a BBC interview, John Brennan also advised the new president to […]

Abducted California mother Sherri Papini had ‘message’ branded on skin

Abducted California mother Sherri Papini had ‘message’ branded on skin

Image copyright Facebook A missing California jogger found on Thanksgiving day last week after a three-week abduction had been branded with a “message” by her captors. “It is not a symbol, but it was a message,” Shasta County Sheriff Tom Bosenko said of 34-year-old mother-of-two Sherri Papini’s injuries. On Wednesday, her husband Keith spoke about […]

Trump says he will ‘leave business’ to focus on presidency

Trump says he will ‘leave business’ to focus on presidency

Image copyright AP Image caption Donald Trump has announced he will be leaving his business “in total” President-elect Donald Trump has announced he is to leave his business empire to focus on the presidency and avoid perceived conflicts of interest. Mr Trump gave few details but said he would expand on his plans at a […]

Tornadoes and storms kill five in US South

Tornadoes and storms kill five in US South

Image copyright EPA Image caption A tornado destroys a home near Tuscumbia, Alabama Five people are dead at least a dozen injured after tornadoes and severe storms ripped through the US Southeast. A suspected twister tore through northern Alabama, killing three people, while two people were later confirmed dead in neighbouring Tennessee. Three children were […]

Trump says he will ‘leave business’ to focus on presidency

Trump says he will ‘leave business’ to focus on presidency

Image copyright AP Image caption Donald Trump has announced he will be leaving his business “in total” President-elect Donald Trump has announced he is leaving “business in total” to focus on the presidency and avoid perceived conflicts of interest. Mr Trump said he would be expanding on his plans at a press conference with his […]

CIA chief warns Trump: Scrapping Iran deal ‘height of folly’

Media captionCIA director John Brennan tells the BBC what global threats Donald Trump will face as US president The director of the CIA has warned US President-elect Donald Trump that ending the Iran nuclear deal would be “disastrous” and “the height of folly”. In a BBC interview, John Brennan also advised the new president to […]

McConaughey gives students a ride home

McConaughey gives students a ride home

Image copyright University of Texas Image caption The Hollywood star picked up delighted students on Monday night in a golf buggy Oscar-winning actor Matthew McConaughey has surprised students at the University of Texas at Austin by taking part in a scheme to provide them with safe late-night lifts home. On Monday the Austin resident used […]

Kansas sperm donor to same-sex couple not liable for child support

Kansas sperm donor to same-sex couple not liable for child support

Image copyright AP Image caption William Marotta A Kansas man who donated sperm to a same-sex couple is not legally the child’s father and cannot be forced to pay child support, a court has ruled. William Marotta, from Topeka, answered a classified ad in 2009 from two women who wished to have a child. The […]