North Korea ‘ready to sink’ US aircraft carrier Vinson

North Korea ‘ready to sink’ US aircraft carrier Vinson

Image copyright AFP Image caption The Vinson battle group was conducting exercises with the Japanese navy in the Philippine Sea on Sunday North Korea is “ready to sink” a US aircraft carrier heading for the peninsula, state media have said. A commentary in the Rodong Sinmun newspaper warned that the USS Carl Vinson could be […]

Ilie Nastase: Romania captain is suspended after behaviour at Fed Cup

Ilie Nastase: Romania captain is suspended after behaviour at Fed Cup

Nastase had also made derogatory comments about Serena Williams’ unborn child Romania captain Ilie Nastase has been suspended by the International Tennis Federation over the incident that left Johanna Konta in tears on Saturday. In Konta’s Fed Cup match against Sorana Cirstea, Nastase was sent off after swearing at the umpire and abusing Konta and […]

Happy Days actress Erin Moran dies at 56

Happy Days actress Erin Moran dies at 56

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Erin Moran also starred in a spin-off series Joanie Loves Chachi US actress Erin Moran, best known for playing Joanie in 1970s sitcom Happy Days, has died, aged 56. Police said an emergency team in Indiana responded to a call on Saturday afternoon and found her dead. The cause […]

US to honour ‘dumb’ Australia migrant deal

US to honour ‘dumb’ Australia migrant deal

Image copyright EPA Image caption Vice-President Mike Pence (l) with Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull The United States has confirmed it will be going through with a migrant resettlement plan made with Australia. US President Donald Trump once called the deal, which was agreed under his predecessor, “dumb“. The agreement allows for up to 1,250 […]

American Airlines suspends employee after clash over pram

American Airlines suspends employee after clash over pram

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption American Airlines said it was “disappointed” by the actions of the employee American Airlines has removed an employee from duty after an ugly clash over a baby’s pram in San Francisco. A passenger who uploaded video of the aftermath of the incident said a mother had been struck with […]

Russian MP Seleznev incensed after son jailed in US

Russian MP Seleznev incensed after son jailed in US

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Valery Seleznev says his son was “abducted” A member of the Russian parliament is outraged after his son was handed down a sentence of 27 years in prison for computer hacking crimes in the US. Roman Valeryevich Seleznev, 32, was convicted in August for stealing credit card data from […]

Russian MP incensed after son jailed in US

Russian MP incensed after son jailed in US

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Valery Seleznev, State Duma member, says his son was “abducted” A member of Russian Parliament is outraged after his son was handed down a sentence of 27 years in prison for computer hacking crimes in the US. Roman Valeryevich Seleznev, 32, was convicted in August for stealing credit card […]

United Airlines to tie executive pay to customer satisfaction

United Airlines to tie executive pay to customer satisfaction

Image copyright AFP Image caption United Airlines faced a publish relations disaster Two weeks after a passenger was violently dragged from one its planes, United Airlines says it is to link pay more closely to customer satisfaction. The US company has also revealed its chief executive, Oscar Munoz, will now not become chairman, as anticipated. […]

India visit ‘very productive’ despite controversy, says Sajjan

India visit ‘very productive’ despite controversy, says Sajjan

Image copyright AFP/Getty Images Image caption Canadian Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan’s visit to India made some waves Canada’s Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan says his official visit to India has been “very productive” despite political tensions. Mr Sajjan says he has been able to bolster ties between India and Canada. His comments come after Punjab’s top […]

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