Donald Trump manages partial victory in Supreme Court as hush money case rumbles on

Donald Trump managed a partial victory in the Supreme Court today, as justices delayed any potential decision on his immunity case over election riots. Trump argued on Thursday he has total immunity over the 2020 riots and while justices in the Supreme Court were not convinced by his arguments, some raised the point he may […]

Pregnant woman airlifted from Disney cruise ship

The US Coast Guard has released dramatic footage of the moment a pregnant woman was airlifted from a Disney cruise ship after suffering “health complications”. A MH-60T Jayhawk helicopter was filmed landing on the bow of the Disney Fantasy ship that was sailing 180 miles northwest of Aguadilla in Puerto Rico. The coastguard said in […]

At least 50 injured after ‘incident’ on flight from Sydney to Auckland

At least 50 people have been injured after a flight from Sydney to Auckland suffered a “technical” issue mid-air. LATAM Airlines said in a statement there was “a technical event during the flight which caused a strong movement”. It added: “LATAM deeply regrets any inconvenience and discomfort this situation may have caused its passengers and […]

Israel’s war cabinet indicates date for Rafah ground invasion

A member of Israel’s war cabinet has indicated a ground invasion of Rafah may begin around Ramadan, which is expected to start on 10 March. Retired general Benny Gantz, part of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s three-member war cabinet, told a conference of Jewish American leaders: “If by Ramadan our hostages are not home, the fighting […]

University of Colorado: Two people shot dead in campus dormitory room

Two people have died after being shot in a university dormitory room, police in the US have said. The unnamed victims were found dead by officers, who responded to reports of a shooting at the Alpine Village campus, part of the University of Colorado, in Colorado Springs, at around 6am on Friday. The Colorado Springs […]

US central bank takes step towards first rate cut but signals extended caution

The US central bank has raised expectations that interest rate cuts are around the corner, but also signaled it wants more evidence that easing inflation is sustainable. The Federal Reserve kept its core interest rate range steady between 5.25-5.5% following the first meeting of its Federal Open Market Committee in 2024. Its statement to accompany […]

‘Pandemic of snow’: Alaska hit by record snowfall

A “pandemic of snow” has covered a city in Alaska, causing the roofs of commercial buildings to collapse – with officials urging residents to get out their shovels to avoid a similar fate at home. Home to just under 300,000 people, Anchorage is no stranger to cold winters. But this time, the city has already […]

Las Vegas bans people stopping to take photos on pedestrian bridges

People stopping to take photos on pedestrian bridges on the Las Vegas Strip could face up to six months in prison or a $1,000 fine under new rules. An ordinance that came into effect in the city on Tuesday prohibits people from standing or stopping on the bridges, where visitors often pause to take photos […]