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Florida shooting: FBI and teachers warned about Nikolas Cruz

Image copyright Handout Image caption Nikolas Cruz was a former student at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School The FBI has launched a review about its handling of a warning about the teenager accused of carrying out Wednesday’s school shooting in Florida. Nikolas Cruz, 19, has appeared in court charged with ...

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Newspaper headlines: Processed food cancer risk and NI crisis

Image caption Several papers, including the Daily Mail, lead with research that eating processed food could significantly increase a person’s risk of cancer. The study, in the British Medical Journal, says products such as sugary cereals and fizzy drinks put middle-aged women in particular danger from breast cancer. Image caption ...

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Rio carnival: Samba school wins with anti-corruption message

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Beija Flor focussed its anger on the state oil company Petrobras and the misuse of the country’s oil wealth This year’s Rio Carnival has been won with a lurid attack on social ills and corruption in Brazil. The Beija Flor school showed the country with ...

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Felony charge dropped for woman who snatched baby in Brooklyn

A felony charge was dropped Wednesday against a mentally ill woman arrested for snatching a baby girl from her stroller at a Brooklyn religious center, the Daily News has learned. More than three months after Chana Alexander was arrested for abducting Maeva Taieb’s year-old daughter, Sheina, from ...

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Elizabeth Warren addresses Trump’s ‘Pocahontas’ slur

Sen. Elizabeth Warren on Wednesday forcefully denounced the President’s use of “Pocahontas” as an insult against her and discussed some of her family background in an effort to address questions about her Native American heritage. “Our country’s disrespect of native people didn’t start with President Trump. It started ...

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Tom Daley announces baby news with husband

Image copyright Tom Daley Image caption Tom Daley and Dustin Lance Black have been married for nine months British Olympic diver Tom Daley has announced he is having a baby with his husband, US film director Dustin Lance Black. They both shared the news on their social media accounts. The ...

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South Africa’s Zuma crisis: Gupta home raided by police

Image copyright EPA Image caption The family’s walled Johannesburg compound was subject to an early morning search by elite police South Africa’s elite police unit has raided the controversial Gupta business family’s home, as pressure increases on President Jacob Zuma to resign. Three arrests have been made, including one Gupta ...

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Prince Henrik, husband of Danish monarch, dies at age 83

COPENHAGEN, Denmark — Prince Henrik, the French-born husband of Danish monarch Queen Margrethe who publicly vented his frustration at not being the social equal of his wife or their son in line to become Denmark’s king, died late Tuesday. He was 83. He was diagnosed with dementia ...

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