Day: April 15, 2019

Eight ineffective after tornadoes hit US South

Eight ineffective after tornadoes hit US South

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionProperties in Franklin, Texas, were flattened by the tornado At least eight people have died and dozens were injured after storms triggered tornadoes and flooding across several southern US states. In Texas, two children died after a tree fell on their family car. The parents, who were…

Omar: Trump tweet sparks extra death threats

Omar: Trump tweet sparks extra death threats

Image copyright Reuters/ Getty One of the first ever Muslim members of the US Congress has said that a tweet by President Donald Trump has led to an increase in threats against her life. Minnesota’s Ilhan Omar said the threats were sparked by “violent rhetoric”, accusing Mr Trump of stoking right-wing extremism. “It has to…

Canadian tourist dies in zipline descend

Canadian tourist dies in zipline descend

Image copyright AFP Image caption Chiang Mai is a popular tourist destination in northern Thailand A Canadian tourist has fallen more than 100m (330ft) to his death after his zipline cable snapped in northern Thailand, authorities say. Authorities in Chiang Mai say the 25-year-old man was on holiday with his girlfriend and a group of…

Outdated Volkswagen boss charged in Germany

Outdated Volkswagen boss charged in Germany

Image copyright EPA Image caption The 71-year-old resigned soon after the scandal erupted in September 2015 The former chief executive of the carmaker Volkswagen has been charged in Germany over his involvement in the company’s diesel emissions scandal. The public prosecutor in Braunschweig charged Martin Winterkorn and four other managers with fraud. VW said it…

Lori Loughlin, husband Mossimo Giannulli plead not responsible at school admissions rip-off

Lori Loughlin, husband Mossimo Giannulli plead not responsible at school admissions rip-off

Jayme Deerwester and Maria Puente USA TODAY Published 12:59 PM EDT Apr 15, 2019 Lori Loughlin plans to fight the charges against her in the college-admissions bribery case. On Monday, the “Full House” actress and her fashion designer husband, Mossimo Giannulli, filed federal court documents saying they waive their right to appear in court for an arraignment…

Special counsel Robert Mueller’s document on Russia, Trump to be released Thursday, Justice Division says

Special counsel Robert Mueller’s document on Russia, Trump to be released Thursday, Justice Division says

Kevin Johnson USA TODAY Published 12:33 PM EDT Apr 15, 2019   WASHINGTON — The waiting should end Thursday. Attorney General William Barr plans to release the final report of special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russian efforts to sway the 2016 election Thursday, Justice Department spokeswoman Kerri Kupec said Monday. The investigation probed links between…