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'Heartless' ex-employee bursts into office and fatally shoots five co-workers near Chicago

'Heartless' ex-employee bursts into office and fatally shoots five co-workers near Chicago

A employee of 15 years who was being fired from a suburban Chicago manufacturing company killed five co-workers and wounded five police officers, authorities said. Police chief Kristen Ziman said that Gary Martin shot at officers as soon as they...

Daily Record, Saturday, 11:24
 
Why California's bullet train remains a distant dream

Why California's bullet train remains a distant dream

California’s $77bn high-speed rail project promised “to transform how Californians travel”. Talk around what was conceived as the US’s first bullet train dates back as far as 1981, with the plan centering around connecting eight of the state’s largest...

Guardian, Saturday, 11:17
 
Mexico border wall: Trump faces fight in the courts

Mexico border wall: Trump faces fight in the courts

President Trump faces legal challenges to his decision to use emergency powers to build a wall on the US border with Mexico. California and New York said they would take legal action to challenge his move to bypass Congress and secure funding for the...

BBC, Saturday, 10:58
 
India high speed train breaks down on first trip

India high speed train breaks down on first trip

India's fastest train has broken down on its first trip, a day after it was inaugurated by Prime Minister Modi. The Indian-built semi high-speed Vande Bharat Express was returning to the capital Delhi from the city of Varanasi after its first outing...

BBC, Saturday, 10:42
 
US former cardinal McCarrick defrocked over abuse allegations

US former cardinal McCarrick defrocked over abuse allegations

A former Roman Catholic cardinal has been defrocked after historic sexual abuse allegations. Theodore McCarrick is the most high-profile Catholic figure to be dismissed from the priesthood in modern times. US Church officials said allegations he had...

BBC, Saturday, 09:27
 
Tricked, abducted and killed: the last day of two child migrants in Mexico

Tricked, abducted and killed: the last day of two child migrants in Mexico

On a Saturday afternoon in December, three Honduran boys walked out through the gates of the blue stucco YMCA shelter for unaccompanied child migrants in Tijuana, and turned past the gas station next door on to Cuauhtémoc Boulevard for a walk. Their...

Guardian, Saturday, 09:14
 
NASA searches for 'class clown' to boost morale on human mission to Mars

NASA searches for 'class clown' to boost morale on human mission to Mars

Nasa is looking for a “class clown” to boost morale on a human mission to Mars. The space agency found a joker plays a vital team role during high-pressure missions. It plans to send humans to the Red Planet in the next quarter of a century....

Daily Record, Saturday, 08:48
 

Mystery of 'sad' dog 'abandoned' on beach with Valentine's Day balloon solved

The mystery surrounding a dog found 'abandoned' on a beach with an 'I love you' balloon tried to him has been solved. Fears had been raised by walkers over the 'sad' pooch after they spotted him alone on Langland Bay in Swansea on Valentine's Day. It...

Daily Record, Saturday, 08:18
 
El Salvador: Woman jailed over stillbirth is freed from 30-year sentence

El Salvador: Woman jailed over stillbirth is freed from 30-year sentence

A court in El Salvador has freed a woman who was sentenced to 30 years in prison after she gave birth to a stillborn baby in a toilet. Evelyn Beatríz Hernández Cruz, 20, had served nearly three years of her sentence for aggravated homicide. Following...

BBC, Saturday, 08:05
 

Anna Wintour: a rare face-to-face with the most important woman in fashion

One morning last August, Anna Wintour was playing tennis with her coach in the 40-acre grounds of her Long Island summerhouse. She noticed he seemed a little distracted: “But his wife was about to have a baby, so I thought he was nervous about that.”...

Guardian, Saturday, 06:29
 
UK's Saudi weapons sales unlawful, Lords committee finds

UK's Saudi weapons sales unlawful, Lords committee finds

The UK is on “the wrong side of the law” by sanctioning arms exports to Saudi Arabia for the war in Yemen and should suspend some of the export licences, an all-party Lords committee has said. The report by the international relations select committee...

Guardian, Saturday, 06:14
 
Paul Manafort should be jailed for 19-24 years - Mueller

Paul Manafort should be jailed for 19-24 years - Mueller

US President Donald Trump's former election campaign chief Paul Manafort should be jailed for up to 24 years, special counsel Robert Mueller says. Manafort was convicted of financial fraud on charges relating to his work as a political consultant in...

BBC, Saturday, 05:39
 
Starvation, disease and lack of aid killing 300 babies every day in warzones

Starvation, disease and lack of aid killing 300 babies every day in warzones

Three hundred babies die every day in warzones around the world from starvation, disease and lack of aid. Charity Save the Children said the number of children caught up in war was near a 30-year-high. The worst warzones were Afghanistan, Yemen, South...

Daily Record, Saturday, 05:19
 
Runner killed mountain lion with bare hands in life-or-death fight

Runner killed mountain lion with bare hands in life-or-death fight

A runner who survived an attack by a mountain lion has told how he wrestled it to the ground and jammed his foot on its neck to suffocate it. Travis Kauffman said the young animal locked its jaws on his wrist and clawed his face and arms. The ordeal...

Daily Record, Saturday, 05:19
 
Hopes fade for Zimbabwe gold miners missing after flood

Hopes fade for Zimbabwe gold miners missing after flood

More than 40 illegal gold miners are believed to have died in Zimbabwe after they were trapped deep underground following a flash flood. Police, engineers and other miners have struggled since Tuesday to reach any survivors of the accident, which took...

Guardian, Saturday, 05:13
 


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