Washington Post Express ’embarrassment’ over gender symbol mix-up

Washington Post Express ’embarrassment’ over gender symbol mix-up

Image copyright Washington Post Express Image caption The Washington Post Express “erroneously published” the front cover on the left, featuring the male symbol, instead of the front cover on the right with a female symbol. The Washington Post Express has apologised for an “embarrassing” mix-up on its front cover. Leading with an article about a […]

Four charged with hate crime for Chicago Facebook Live attack

Four charged with hate crime for Chicago Facebook Live attack

Image copyright Chicago Police Image caption All four suspects have been charged with unlawful restraint and aggravated battery. Four black people face hate crime and kidnapping charges for the Facebook Live-aired torture of a mentally disabled white man. Jordan Hill, Brittany Covington and Tesfaye Cooper, all 18, and 24-year-old Tanishia Covington are expected to appear […]

Russian hacking claims: US spy chief promises Putin motive

Russian hacking claims: US spy chief promises Putin motive

Image copyright EPA/AP Image caption Clapper (right) said Putin’s “motivation” will be revealed in a report The US intelligence chief has promised to explain why Russia allegedly meddled in the US presidential election. Director of National Intelligence General James Clapper said Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered the hack of Democratic Party emails, and the motive […]

Trump says Toyota will face tariffs on cars made in Mexico

Trump says Toyota will face tariffs on cars made in Mexico

Image copyright Getty Images Donald Trump has tweeted that Toyota will face hefty tariffs on cars built in Mexico for the US market. The President-elect said the Japanese company would be hit with a “big border tax” if it went ahead with plans to build Corollas south of the border. American car companies have faced […]

Bin Laden’s son Hamza ‘actively engaged’ in terrorism

Bin Laden’s son Hamza ‘actively engaged’ in terrorism

Image copyright AFP Image caption Hamza bin Laden, right, was a teenager when seen in this 2001 video recording Hamza bin Laden, a son of Osama bin Laden, has been officially designated a global terrorist by the United States. Hamza, who is now in his late 20s, was named an official member of al-Qaeda in […]

US ‘should be alarmed by Russia hacks’ – top senator

US ‘should be alarmed by Russia hacks’ – top senator

Image copyright AP Image caption Director of National Intelligence James Clapper says Russia was behind the email hacks The chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee has said “every American should be alarmed” by Russian interference in the US election. “This committee meets today for the first time… in the aftermath of an unprecedented attack […]

Four held over live-streamed attack

Media captionSupt Eddie Johnson: “What would make individuals treat somebody like that?” Four people have been arrested in the US city of Chicago over a video live-streamed on Facebook, in which a bound and gagged man was assaulted. The man being assaulted has special needs, police say. His assailants can be heard making derogatory statements […]

Macy’s shares fall 14% on job cuts plan

Macy’s shares fall 14% on job cuts plan

Image copyright Reuters US department store chain Macy’s has seen its share price fall 14% as it cut profit forecasts and announced plans to shed 10,100 jobs to save $550m (£447m). It said 3,900 jobs would go in 2017 as a result of 68 store closures, out of a planned 100 announced last year. Meanwhile, […]

Lena Dunham happy cellulite not airbrushed for Glamour cover

Lena Dunham happy cellulite not airbrushed for Glamour cover

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Lena Dunham said she was proud to have her cellulite on display to millions of people Lena Dunham, the writer and actress behind HBO series Girls, has praised women’s magazine Glamour for not airbrushing an image of her on its cover. “Thank you to @glamourmag for letting my cellulite […]

Canada lottery jackpot won with numbers from a dream

Canada lottery jackpot won with numbers from a dream

Image copyright Atlantic Lottery Image caption Olga Beno did not initially realise she was a winner A Canadian woman who has used the same lottery numbers for nearly 30 years has won the jackpot, winning a CA$5.3m ($3.9m; £3.2m) cash prize. Olga Beno from Eastern Passage, Nova Scotia, says she “dreamt up” the winning set […]