Second prison escapee, shot and captured near Canadian Border

New York – Convicted murderer and escaped inmate David Sweat was shot near the Canadian border Sunday by a New York state police officer, according to authorities. “The nightmare is…

Escaped killer dies

NEW YORK – Escaped prisoner Richard Matt died of “severe skull fractures and brain injuries” from being shot three times in the head by a federal agent, the New York…

Donald Trumps’ views on immigration and gay marriage

WASHINGTON – Presidential candidate Donald Trump touched on a wide range of issues in an interview aired Sunday on CNN’s “State of the Union,” including his continued support for traditional…

Three Children Hospitalised After Irving Pool Incident

A 10-year-old girl drowned and her two brothers remain hospitalised after all three were pulled from beneath the surface of a cloudy community swimming pool Wednesday as their mother, who…

U.S. top court backs Obamacare, president says it’s here to stay

The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday rejected a conservative legal challenge that could have doomed President Barack Obama’s healthcare law, upholding nationwide tax subsidies crucial to his signature domestic policy…

Congress victory moves Obama’s Pacific trade pact forward

WASHINGTON – Legislation vital to securing the largest U.S. trade deal in decades was passed by the Senate on Wednesday by a comfortable margin, advancing President Barack Obama’s efforts to…

Charleston Shooting: Federal Public Defenders Appointed to Represent Dylann Roof

SOUTH CAROLINA – Federal public defenders have been appointed to represent Dylann Roof in connection with the shooting deaths last week at an African-American church in South Carolina an indication…

Boston bomber Tsarnaev apologised to victims in court

WASHINGTON – Boston bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev has apologised to his victims in a federal court hearing where he was formally sentenced to death. “I am sorry for the lives I…

Another prison worker charged in connection with inmates’ escape

NEW YORK – A corrections officer from the Clinton Correctional Facility in upstate New York has been charged with three felonies and a misdemeanor in connection with the escape of…

US resumes issuing visas following hardware failure, but delays expected

WASHINGTON – More than half of the United States embassies and consulates have started to issue visas again, following a hardware failure earlier this month. But the US State Department…