US ‘border militia training to assassinate Obama’ – FBI

Image copyright PAUL RATJE/AFP/Getty Images Image caption Larry Mitchell Hopkins, who also goes by the alias Striker (left), speaking with a militia member The suspected leader of a New Mexico militia group allegedly boasted of plans to assassinate former President Barack Obama, the FBI has said. Larry Mitchell Hopkins, 69, and his group United Constitutional … Read moreUS ‘border militia training to assassinate Obama’ – FBI

South Africa floods, mudslides kill at least 23 | News

The number of people killed in floods and mudslides that crushed homes in the South African port of Durban early on Tuesday has risen to 23, authorities have said. Among those killed were a six-month-old baby and a child aged around 10, they added. “Last night the weather conditions worsened significantly … in various parts … Read moreSouth Africa floods, mudslides kill at least 23 | News

Lyra McKee killing: ‘New IRA’ admits responsibility

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Lyra McKee was observing rioting in Londonderry’s Creggan estate when she was shot The New IRA has admitted responsibility for the murder of journalist Lyra McKee, according to the Irish News. In a statement given to the paper the group offered “full and sincere apologies” to her family and … Read moreLyra McKee killing: ‘New IRA’ admits responsibility

New IRA admits to the killing of journalist in Northern Ireland | UK News

Dissident republican group the New IRA admitted on Tuesday responsibility for killing Northern Irish journalist Lyra McKee during rioting in the city of Londonderry last week, in a statement to The Irish News.  The New IRA “offer our full and sincere apologies to the partner, family and friends of Lyra McKee for her death”, it … Read moreNew IRA admits to the killing of journalist in Northern Ireland | UK News