A drug-fuelled armed robber who killed an off-duty PCSO in a horror crash just days after being released early from prison has been jailed for nine years. Darren Ogom, 42, was high on crack cocaine when he led police on a 105mph chase for 12 miles around Birmingham before ploughing into Holly Burke’s Ford Fiesta. He had
President Donald Trump is pledging to expand opportunity for Americans of every race, religion and creed as he commemorates Black History Month. Speaking to hundreds Thursday at a White House reception, Trump boasted about the economy and said the unemployment rate for African-Americans is at its ‘lowest ever.’ Black unemployment did reach a low, 5.9 percent, in
With tensions still simmering, social media speculated that the minister’s announcement was to put pressure on Islamabad after the deadly Pulwama attack. New Delhi: A tweet by Union water resources minister Nitin Gadkari led to speculation over the fate of the bilateral Indus Waters Treaty, but it was soon clear that not only was the BJP
New Zealand takes a dim view of deporting people who moved to Australia as children, Ardern says Australia’s policy of deporting New Zealand citizens with criminal records has become “corrosive” to the relationship between the two traditional allies, Jacinda Ardern has said, in her strongest warning yet to Scott Morrison. The Australian prime minister arrived in Auckland
Collapse of Venezuela’s healthcare system could fuel spread of malaria and other diseases across region Experts have warned of an epidemic of diseases such as malaria and dengue on an unprecedented scale in Latin America following the collapse of the healthcare system in Venezuela. Continent-wide public health gains of the last 18 years could be undone
An American ISIS bride begging to return to the US after ending up in a refugee camp in Syria could be jailed for decades upon her return, legal experts say. Hoda Muthana, 24, left her home in Hoover, Albama, in 2014 to join the so-called Islamic State, before using Twitter to call for American Muslims
A huge stash of gold bars, guns and drugs worth $560,000 has been seized during a police raid. Officers raided a home in Tuckombil, near Byron Bay, on Saturday night and arrested two men suspected of drug dealing. They sized 20,000 pills of what is believed to be MDMA along with suspected cocaine and cannabis.
Eleven people have been arrested after a man was stabbed to death in north London. The victim stumbled into a hotel lobby in Camden at around 10.45pm yesterday and collapsed. Hotel staff and emergency services desperately fought to save him but he was pronounced dead at the scene at 11.31pm. Eleven people have been arrested on
Joining in filing the lawsuit are the attorneys general of Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Hawaii, Illinois, Maine, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, Oregon, and Virginia California’s attorney general filed a lawsuit on Monday against President Donald Trump’s emergency declaration to fund a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border. Xavier Becerra released a statement on
A former West Virginia nonprofit director who called Michelle Obama an “ape in heels” pleaded guilty to defrauding the Federal Emergency Management Agency out of thousands of dollars. Pamela Taylor admitted to falsely registering for over $18,000 in FEMA disaster relief for a 2016 flood which was among the deadliest in West Virginia history, according to the Department of Justice.