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US warns staff in China: Beware of unusual sounds

The US state department has urged its staff in China to alert them to any abnormal hearing or vision issues after one employee reported mystery symptoms. The person experienced “subtle and vague, but abnormal, sensations of sound and…

Santa Fe High School: Ten dead in shooting

Ten people have been killed and 10 others injured after a shooting by a student at a Texas high school, says the state governor. The attacker, who is in police custody on murder charges, was identified as Dimitrios Pagourtzis, a 17-year-old…

Tension in Gaza as Palestinians begin to bury 58 dead

Funerals are being held in Gaza for 58 people killed on Monday when Israeli troops opened fire during Palestinian protests, in the deadliest day of violence there since a war in 2014. The burials coincide with the 70th anniversary of what…

Body confirmed as missing Frightened Rabbit singer

A body found at a marina on the banks of the Firth of Forth has been confirmed as missing Frightened Rabbit singer Scott Hutchison. The discovery was made at Port Edgar, between the Forth Road Bridge and Queensferry Crossing, at about 20:30…

Iran condemns wave of Israeli air strikes in Syria

Iran has backed Syria’s “right to defend itself” after Israel launched strikes on what it said was Iranian military infrastructure inside Syria. In the first comments by Iran since Thursday’s wave of strikes, the…

Bill Cosby found guilty of sexual assault in retrial

US comedian Bill Cosby has been found guilty of three counts of sexual assault, each of which carries a potential 10 years in prison. The actor, 80, has been on trial for drugging and assaulting ex-basketball player Andrea Constand in 2004.…

DJ Avicii, top electronic dance music artist, dies at 28

Swedish DJ Avicii, who has collaborated with the likes of Madonna and Coldplay, has died in Oman at the age of 28. Avicii’s club anthems include Wake Me Up, Hey Brother, and recently, Lonely Together with Rita Ora. READ MORE:…