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Snapped! Graduation photo with a difference

Snapped! Graduation photo with a difference

So she enlisted the help of Big Tex, a 14ft alligator at the animal rescue centre where the wildlife and fisheries sciences student has been working as an intern. Image: Makenzie says she wants to carry on working with animals after graduation Pic: Arlie Hammonds/Beaumont rescue centre Since starting at the centre Makenzie has developed a special bond with Big […]

Manafort deputy: We committed crimes together

Manafort deputy: We committed crimes together

Manafort, who managed Donald Trump‘s presidential campaign, faces 18 charges of bank fraud, tax evasion and failing to disclose foreign bank accounts. The 69-year-old denies all charges but could spend the rest of his life in jail if convicted. The case is not related to alleged meddling in the US election or possible collusion with Russia. Gates, who was a […]

Man charged over vandalism of Trump‘s star

Man charged over vandalism of Trump‘s star

Austin Mikel Clay, 24, is accused of using a pickaxe to destroy the star on Hollywood Boulevard in the early hours of 25 July. Clay, of Glendale, California, has been charged with one felony count of vandalism and could face up to three years in jail if he is convicted. The star is one of more than 2,600 set into […]

California wildfires are largest in state history

California wildfires are largest in state history

The fires, known as the Mendocino Complex, are burning around 100 miles north of San Francisco. They are a few miles apart but started within an hour of each other and are being treated as the same incident. Since being ignited on 27 July they have devastated 283,800 acres (443.4 square miles). Thousands of people have been forced to flee, […]

Alex Jones remains on Twitter despite raft of bans

Alex Jones remains on Twitter despite raft of bans

Jones and his media organisation Infowars were by Apple on Monday, shortly followed by removals on Spotify, Facebook and YouTube, all for community rules violations. However, his account and those associated with him are currently still available on Twitter and hold verified ticks, which have been accused of . Infowars produces podcasts and videos featuring Jones, who is currently being […]

Trade with Iran and you won‘t trade with US, Trump warns

Trade with Iran and you won‘t trade with US, Trump warns

The US president tweeted that new measures taken against the Middle Eastern country have “officially been cast”. He added: “Anyone doing business with Iran will NOT be doing business with the United States. I am asking for WORLD PEACE, nothing less!” It comes hours after British Foreign Office minister Alistair Burt by assuring them a “blocking statute” passed by the […]

German couple raped young son and sold him for sex

German couple raped young son and sold him for sex

The woman, 48, who has been identified only as Berrin T, was sentenced to 12 years for rape, sexual abuse and forced prostitution at the Freiburg state court in southwestern Germany. Her partner, Christian L, 39, was also sentenced to 12 years. The court ruled that the man, who had a previous conviction for child abuse, must remain in preventive […]