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Justin Ross Harris sentenced to life for son’s hot car death

Justin Ross Harris sentenced to life for son’s hot car death

Image copyright Facebook Image caption Justin Ross Harris and his son, Cooper A US father who deliberately left his toddler son to die in a hot car has been sentenced to life in prison without possibility of parole. Justin Ross Harris, 36, was found guilty last month of the 22-month-old boy’s death in June 2014 […]

Sheriff’s deputy dies in San Antonio sinkhole

Sheriff’s deputy dies in San Antonio sinkhole

Image copyright AP Image caption A passer-by helped another driver from the sinkhole, but were unable to reach the sheriff’s vehicle An off-duty sheriff’s deputy died when her car fell into a sinkhole in San Antonio, in the US state of Texas, officials said. Dora Linda Nishihara, 69, who worked as a courthouse bailiff, died […]

Lady Gaga says she has post-traumatic stress disorder after being raped at 19

Lady Gaga says she has post-traumatic stress disorder after being raped at 19

Image copyright Lady Gaga / Twitter Image caption Lady Gaga (sitting next to her mother Cynthia) during her visit to New York’s homeless centre US pop star Lady Gaga has revealed she suffers from post-traumatic stress disorder since being raped at the age of 19. “I suffer from a mental illness – I suffer from […]

White House looks to reassure China after Trump-Taiwan call

White House looks to reassure China after Trump-Taiwan call

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Mr Trump has said Taiwan’s leader called him as a courtesy after his election The White House says it has sought to reassure China after President-elect Donald Trump’s phone call with Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen. The call last week sparked alarm as the US does not have formal relations with […]

Justin Ross Harris sentenced to life for son’s hot car death

Justin Ross Harris sentenced to life for son’s hot car death

Image copyright Facebook Image caption Justin Ross Harris and his son, Cooper A US father who deliberately left his toddler son to die in a hot car has been sentenced to life in prison without possibility of parole. Justin Ross Harris, 36, was found guilty last month of the 22-month-old boy’s death in June 2014 […]

Justin Ross Harris sentenced to life for son’s hot car death

Justin Ross Harris sentenced to life for son’s hot car death

Image copyright Facebook Image caption Justin Ross Harris and his son, Cooper A US father who deliberately left his toddler son to die in a hot car has been sentenced to life in prison without possibility of parole. Justin Ross Harris, 36, was found guilty last month of the 22-month-old boy’s death in June 2014 […]

Oakland fire: Death toll rises to 36 and ‘will increase’

Media captionOakland residents held a vigil for victims of the fire Officials have said 36 people are now confirmed dead from a fire at a warehouse party in Oakland, California, and have opened a criminal inquiry. Eleven victims have already been identified, with the families of those still missing being asked to submit DNA samples […]

Trump cabinet: Ben Carson nominated for housing secretary

Trump cabinet: Ben Carson nominated for housing secretary

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Ben Carson backed Donald Trump after pulling out of the presidential race US President-elect Donald Trump has named Ben Carson, his former rival for the Republican nomination, as secretary of housing and urban development. “Ben Carson has a brilliant mind and is passionate about strengthening communities”, the president-elect said […]

Canadian woman, 96, becomes a great-great-great grandmother

Canadian woman, 96, becomes a great-great-great grandmother

Image copyright Caroline Wagner/CBC Image caption Vera Sommerfeld, 96, cherishes time with her great-great-great-grandaughter, Callie Marsh, aged two months With the holiday season round the corner, many of us will be catching up with loved ones over a festive tipple or two. And for Vera Sommerfeld of Lethbridge, Canada, this year brings a special reason […]

Oakland fire: Criminal investigation opens into deadly blaze

Oakland fire: Criminal investigation opens into deadly blaze

Image copyright AP Image caption The fire caused the roof to collapse A criminal investigation has opened into a fire that killed at least 33 people at a warehouse party in Oakland, California. The local district attorney has activated a team with the premises already under inquiry over possible building code violations. The warehouse had […]