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 […]

Catherine ‘Kasha’ Rigby: Renowned US skier dies in Kosovo avalanche

Rigby, 54, known as Kasha, died on Tuesday at Brezovica mountain resort in Kosovo, Magnis Wofe Murray said in a message response on Facebook. Mr Murray said on Saturday: “We were to be married in September. Now I’m widowed and devastated.” The resort’s official account posted on Instagram a picture of rescuers on a snowy […]

Chinese hackers preparing to ‘wreak havoc’ on US, warns FBI chief Christopher Wray

Cyber hackers working for the Chinese government are preparing to “wreak havoc” on the US, FBI director Christopher Wray is warning. Critical infrastructure such as water treatment plants, the electrical grid, and transportation systems are being targeted to cause “real-world harm” to American citizens, he will tell US politicians on Wednesday. Mr Wray will speak […]

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 […]

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 […]

Tornadoes rip through Tennessee – killing at least six people

Severe storms and tornadoes have killed at least six people in Tennessee. Homes and businesses have suffered extensive damage, with tens of thousands of people losing power. Officials in Montgomery County, north of Nashville, say 23 people have been injured – and a child is among those who died. Photos posted by the Clarksville Fire […]