Tracking Hurricane Maria Play

Tracking Hurricane Maria

Hurricane Marias outer bands are expected to skirt the East coast. Tropical storm warnings are in effect for North Carolina as Maria rapidly swirls in the East Atlantic. Now a Category 1 hurricane, Maria is expected to stay off the US coast. Maria has already pummeled the Caribbean, leaving at least 30 dead and thousands homeless. Sep 26, 2017
Who is Tennessee church shooting suspect Emanuel Samson Play

Who is Tennessee church shooting suspect Emanuel Samson

Emanuel Kidega Samson, 25, has been charged with murder and attempted murder…after opening fire at Burnetts Chapel Church of Christ Antioch in Tennessee. A 39-year-old woman, Melanie Smith, was killed in the church parking lot. Six others were wounded inside the church after Samson entered through the back entrance. Robert Engle, a church usher, interfered quickly, resulting in Samson being shot in the left pectoral. Police said Samson had previously attended the church within last two years. The shooting is still under investigation and it is unknown if Samson has a criminal record. He is scheduled to appear in court on 27 September. Sep 25, 2017
Hundreds of anti-brexit protesters march on Labour party conference Play

Hundreds of anti-brexit protesters march on Labour party conference

Hundreds of anti-brexit protesters descended on the first day of Labours annual party conference in Brighton on Sunday. Protesters are calling for a u-turn on the referendum decision to leave the European Union. They chanted Exit Brexit outside the venue where the four day Labour party conference is being held. Leader of the Party, Jeremy Corbyn, has said he will listen Labour members who wish to remain in the single market. Meanwhile 40 senior Labour figures have signed an open letter calling for Jeremy Corbyn to commit to staying in the custom union and single market once Britain has left the EU. Sep 25, 2017
Pilot dies in Italian airshow horror crash Play

Pilot dies in Italian airshow horror crash

A pilot died when attempting a high-altitude loop during an airshow in Terracina, Italy. The Itallian Air Force Eurofighter Typhoon crashed into the sea, killing the pilot on impact. Sep 25, 2017
Stevie Wonder takes a knee for America Play

Stevie Wonder takes a knee for America

Musician Stevie Wonder said he was taking a knee for America during an appearance in New York on 23 September, in an apparent reference to a controversy involving US President Donald Trumps comments a day earlier about protests by NFL players. Sep 25, 2017