Ex-Google and Uber engineer charged with theft

Image copyright AFP Image caption Anthony Levandowski was dismissed by Uber The US Department of Justice (DoJ) has filed criminal charges against a former senior engineer at Google's owner Alphabet alleging he stole car technology…

Syrian Kurds pulling back from Turkey border

Image copyright US Central Command Image caption The US military posted photographs it said showed SDF forces destroying fortifications The Kurdish-led authorities in north-eastern Syria say a US-backed Kurdish militia has begun withdrawing from territory…

Meek Mill free after gun-charge guilty plea

Image copyright Getty Images Meek Mill has pleaded guilty to a misdemeanour gun charge, in a plea deal which ends a 12-year long case. The US rapper was granted a new trial in July because…

US judge blocks Missouri abortion law

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Pro-choice and anti-abortion activists protest outside the US Supreme Court A US federal judge has temporarily blocked a new law banning nearly all abortions in the state of Missouri…

Jeffrey Epstein accusers have their day in court

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Lawyer David Boies arrives with his client Virginia Roberts Giuffre At least a dozen women who accused financier Jeffrey Epstein of sex abuse are speaking out before his criminal case…

China accuses detained Australian writer of spying

Image copyright YANG HENGJUN/TWITTER Image caption Yang Hengjun is a popular blogger and former Chinese diplomat Chinese-Australian writer Yang Hengjun has been formally arrested on espionage charges in China after months of detention, Australia has…

Russian held in Berlin killer-on-a-bike case

Image copyright AFP Image caption Police at the spot in a Berlin park where the Chechen exile was shot A Chechen exile shot dead in a Berlin park had fought against Russian troops and may…

Puerto Rico braces for possible hurricane

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Nearly empty shelves are shown at a grocery store as Tropical Storm Dorian approaches in Cabo Rojo, Puerto Rico The US territory of Puerto Rico has declared a state of…