Day: July 12, 2019

Sudan’s livestream bloodbath

Sudan’s livestream bloodbath

There was a massacre of protesters on the streets of Sudan’s capital, Khartoum on 3 June 2019. This is the story of that massacre, told through the phone cameras of those who kept filming, even as they came under live fire. BBC Africa Eye has analysed more than 300 videos shot in Khartoum that day.…

Turbulence injures 35 on Air Canada flight

Turbulence injures 35 on Air Canada flight

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionFootage shot by a passenger shows the aftermath of the turbulence At least 37 people were injured on board an Air Canada flight after the plane hit severe turbulence and had to make an emergency landing. The plane, carrying 284 passengers and crew, was travelling from Vancouver…

US politician: No interview with out male chaperone

US politician: No interview with out male chaperone

Image copyright Twitter / @RobertFoster4MS / Larrison Campbell Image caption Larrison Campbell (R) said she asked to shadow the Republican candidate Robert Foster on a campaign trip A Republican candidate for Mississippi governor has refused to be interviewed by a female reporter unless she brings a male colleague with her. Larrison Campbell, 40, said she…

Oprah Winfrey praised for opening her non-public avenue for the length of Maui fireplace to assist evacuations

Oprah Winfrey praised for opening her non-public avenue for the length of Maui fireplace to assist evacuations

Sara M Moniuszko USA TODAY Published 7:34 AM EDT Jul 12, 2019 Oprah Winfrey is being praised for opening her private road on Maui to help people escape a brush fire that broke out on the Hawaii island Thursday. The fire prompted evacuations and diverted flights on the island, officials said. An evacuation notice was sent to the…

Donald Trump slams Paul Ryan in unhurried-night Twitter rant: ‘Couldn’t secure him out of Congress like a flash sufficient!’

Donald Trump slams Paul Ryan in unhurried-night Twitter rant: ‘Couldn’t secure him out of Congress like a flash sufficient!’

Kristin Lam USA TODAY Published 6:24 AM EDT Jul 12, 2019 President Donald Trump lashed out at Paul Ryan late Thursday night on Twitter following the release of excerpts from an upcoming book in which the former Speaker of the House criticized him for not knowing “anything about government.” Shortly after CNN covered Ryan’s comments about…

Tropical Storm Barry, Wimbledon semifinals, R. Kelly case: 5 things to know Friday

Tropical Storm Barry, Wimbledon semifinals, R. Kelly case: 5 things to know Friday

Editors USA TODAY Published 5:37 AM EDT Jul 12, 2019 Storm Barry threatens repeat of 2016 flooding Wind and rain from Tropical Storm Barry were starting to hit parts of Louisiana early Friday, as it threatened to turn into the first hurricane of the season. Barry, the second named storm of the 2019 Atlantic hurricane season, formed Thursday in…