Florida executes killer who targeted gay men
A confessed murderer linked to a month-long killing spree in 1994 that targeted older gay men was executed Thursday in the US state of Florida.
Trump deportation threat sows panic among Florida migrants
Around 100 people are jammed into offices in Miami that are offering free or low-cost legal advice to migrants, many of them undocumented and desperate to normalize their status after President Donald Trump threatened to deport millions of people in the coming weeks.
Afolabi, Menashi, Olubusuyi, Osagumwenro: The new kids in app tech
Recently, four students from Whitesands School, Lekki, did Nigeria, nay, Africa proud, as they represented the country and continent at an international competition in the U.S. and won.
Thousands protest against Honduras president
Thousands of people marched through the streets of the Honduran capital Friday night demanding the resignation of President Juan Orlando Hernandez and an investigation of him and his family. The protestors, from the so-called Movimiento Indignados (Indignant Movement) and numbering around 5,000 according to reporters, shouted "get out J.O.H.," as they marched to the public…
By 2080, Washington D.C. climate may feel like Deep South
In a single generation, climate patterns will shift hundreds of kilometres in the United States, according to a study tracking the northward drift of hotter climes brought on by climate change and global warming. In two generations, or sixty years, the US capital will become as muggy as Memphis or Jackson, Mississippi, if current trends…
US Mega Millions jackpot hits $1.6 billion after no winners
Scores of American lottery players were disappointed they hadn't become an overnight billionaire Saturday -- but they'll get another chance to scoop the jackpot, with $1.6 billion up for grabs in a few days. The prize for Friday's Mega Millions contest had soared to $1 billion, prompting long lines at gas stations and 7-11s across…
Donald Trump surveys hurricane damage in Florida
President Donald Trump visited Florida on Monday, nearly a week after Hurricane Michael slammed the southern US state, where thousands of people are struggling to survive without running water or electricity. Michael smashed into Florida's western coast on Wednesday as a powerful Category 4 storm, packing winds of 155 miles (250 kilometers) per hour as…
Florida girds for 'extremely dangerous' category 4 hurricane
Hurricane Michael closed in on Florida's Gulf Coast on Wednesday as an "extremely dangerous" category four storm packing powerful winds and a huge sea surge, US forecasters said.
Trump campaigns in Florida, claims 'most popular' title
US President Donald Trump campaigned in the battleground state of Florida Tuesday, hoping to energize Republicans facing a stiff test in November polls.