House Democrats step up Trump impeachment inquiry

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Democratic chairman Jerry Nadler (left) and ranking member Doug Collins A US congressional committee has voted to press ahead with an impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump. The Democratic-controlled…

US business chiefs call for stricter gun laws

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Levi Strauss boss Chip Bergh was one of the signatories The leaders of 145 US companies have sent a letter urging Congress to enact stricter gun laws as pressure builds…

Media bus hits Justin Trudeaus campaign plane

Image copyright Canadian Press Image caption Members of the media and others inspect the damage on the plane's wing. The Canadian election campaign is off to a flying start, even if Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's…

Brock Turner judge fired from coaching schoolgirls

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Aaron Persky was recalled by voters after his controversial 2015 verdict A California judge who lost his job after giving a lenient sentence to a college sex attacker has…

Netanyahu denies Israel is spying on US

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu flatly denied Israel spying on the US Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has flatly denied a report that his country was spying on the US. A…

Cult musician Daniel Johnston dies

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Johnston suffered from debilitating mental health issues throughout his career Daniel Johnston, whose guileless, homemade recordings inspired dozens of musicians from Kurt Cobain to Lana Del Rey, has died…

Eurozone gets fresh aid to bolster flagging growth

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption ECB chief Mario Draghi is explaining the bank's decision The European Central Bank has unveiled fresh stimulus measures to bolster the eurozone, including cutting a key interest rate. The…