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Houston police chief in gun reform plea

Houston police chief in gun reform plea

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Houston police chief Art Acevedo (second left) joined the March for Our Lives in Texas two months ago demanding an end to gun violence The police chief of Houston says he has hit “rock bottom” over failure to enact gun reforms after a school shooting in nearby Santa Fe on…

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IS nonetheless threatens Europe, warns MI5 chief

IS nonetheless threatens Europe, warns MI5 chief

Image copyright PA/Getty Images Image caption Andrew Parker, left, will warn so-called Islamic State still aspires to commit more atrocities in Europe, such as the lorry attack in Berlin in 2016 The head of MI5 is warning that the Islamic State group aspires to commit “devastating” and “more complex” attacks in Europe after losing territory…

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Trump ’embarrassed’ by Russia probe, White Condominium chief of team says

Trump ’embarrassed’ by Russia probe, White Condominium chief of team says

White House chief of staff John Kelly says President Donald Trump is “Somewhat embarrassed” that he has to deal with special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation when he meets with foreign leaders, noting that he and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu commiserate over their respective investigations when they meet. Interested in Donald Trump? Add Donald Trump…

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‘Thriller pooper’ unmasked as faculty chief

‘Thriller pooper’ unmasked as faculty chief

Image copyright Police handout Image caption Police say they have got to the bottom of the “mystery pooper” investigation Police hunting a suspect who relieved himself on school grounds “on a daily basis” in the US state of New Jersey have arrested a top education official. Kenilworth school superintendent Thomas Tramaglini, 42, was detained after…

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UN chief says Chilly War is wait on

UN chief says Chilly War is wait on

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionUS and Russia ambassadors to the UN clashed over Syria at the UN Security CouncilThe UN’s secretary general has said the Cold War is “back with a vengeance”. Antonio Guterres also warned about the dangers of escalation over Syria. The US and its allies are considering launching…

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Tension builds on Trump environment chief

Tension builds on Trump environment chief

Image copyright Reuters Image caption The White House reportedly views the Pruitt situation as “unsustainable” Pressure is building on embattled US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) chief Scott Pruitt, who is embroiled in allegations of ethics violations. President Donald Trump has expressed tepid support for him, but the White House is said to be losing patience.…

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We made mistakes, admits Facebook chief

We made mistakes, admits Facebook chief

Image copyright AFP Image caption Mark Zuckerberg: “I started Facebook, and at the end of the day I’m responsible” Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg has admitted the giant social network “made mistakes” over the Cambridge Analytica scandal and a “breach of trust” had occurred between it and its users. His statement follows allegations that 50 million…

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Mayor’s trot, costs to be investigated after affair along with her ex-security chief

Mayor’s trot, costs to be investigated after affair along with her ex-security chief

The Nashville City Council will appoint a special committee to investigate Mayor Megan Barry’s travel and expenses during her affair with the former head of her security detail, according to ABC Nashville, Tennessee, affiliate WKRN-TV. Councilmembers approved the measure with a three-fourths vote Tuesday night, less than a week after Barry, who’s married, admitted to…

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