Mike Pence set to launch presidential campaign next week

Mike Pence, who served as Donald Trump’s vice president, is set to join the race for the White House next week. Mr Pence is expected to launch his bid to win the nomination for the Republican Party on 7 June with a campaign video and a speech in Iowa. The move puts Mr Pence on […]

LGBTQ flag burned at school before Pride event in California

An LGBTQ flag was burned at an elementary school in California. Police have said the incident occurred ahead of a Pride event and is currently being investigated as a hate crime. According to NBC News, Los Angeles Unified School District said someone had broken into Saticoy Elementary School in North Hollywood during the weekend that […]

TV star Danny Masterson found guilty of two counts of rape

US TV star Danny Masterson has been found guilty of two counts of rape. The actor, 47, faced accusations by three women that he raped them at his home in Hollywood Hills between 2001 and 2003. At the time, Masterson was at the height of his fame – starring alongside Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis […]

Crunch deal to raise US debt ceiling passes through House of Representatives

A crunch deal to raise the US debt ceiling has been voted through by the House of Representatives. The agreement – which aims to avert a potentially catastrophic scenario where the US defaults on its national debts – passed through the Republican-majority House by 314 to 117 votes. The proposal will now move to the […]