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Wells Fargo claws back another $75m from former bosses

Wells Fargo claws back another $75m from former bosses

Image copyright AFP Image caption John Stumpf, who led the bank at the time, resigned over the scandal Wells Fargo has clawed back a further $75m (£60.3m) from two former executives in the wake of a fake accounts scandal. Former boss John Stumpf will give back $28m, while Carrie Tolstedt will lose share options worth […]

Russian arrested in Spain ‘over US election hacking’

Russian arrested in Spain ‘over US election hacking’

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Mr Levashov’s arrest relates to alleged “hacking” of the US election last year Spanish police have arrested a Russian programmer for alleged involvement in “hacking” the US election, Spanish press reports have said. Pyotr Levashov, arrested on 7 April in Barcelona, has now been remanded in custody. A “legal […]

Chicago man fatally shoots son over dog-walking

Chicago man fatally shoots son over dog-walking

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption More than 800 people have been shot in Chicago so far this year, according to a city newspaper A Chicago man fatally shot his 22-year-old son after an argument over who would walk the dog erupted into a gunfight between them, say police. The two men, who have not […]

Sergio Garcia wins Masters play-off

Sergio Garcia wins Masters play-off

Media playback is not supported on this device Garcia wins play-off to take Green Jacket Spain’s Sergio Garcia won his first major title at his 74th attempt with a thrilling play-off victory over England’s Justin Rose at the Masters. Both players finished on nine under par after 72 holes at Augusta, setting up a sudden-death […]

Decomposing bat found in Walmart salad prompts rabies tests

Decomposing bat found in Walmart salad prompts rabies tests

Image copyright fank209 Image caption Stock image of a dead bat Walmart has issued a recall on a packaged salad after Florida customers found a decomposing bat inside the box. The two customers ate some of the Organic Marketside Spring Mix salad before the bat was found, officials said. They have been tested for rabies. […]

Trump national security adviser KT McFarland ‘to step down’

Trump national security adviser KT McFarland ‘to step down’

Image copyright AFP Image caption KT McFarland previously worked as a government official, and a Fox News analyst President Donald Trump’s deputy national security adviser, KT McFarland, has been asked to step down after just three months, US media say. Ms McFarland, an ex-Fox News analyst, has been offered the role of ambassador to Singapore […]

North Korea missiles: US warships deployed to Korean peninsula

North Korea missiles: US warships deployed to Korean peninsula

Image copyright Reuters Image caption The Carl Vinson is now heading towards the Korean peninsula The US military has ordered a navy strike group to move towards the Korean peninsula, amid growing concerns about North Korea’s missile programme. The Carl Vinson Strike Group comprises an aircraft carrier and other warships. US Pacific Command described the […]

IS in Afghanistan: US special forces soldier is killed

IS in Afghanistan: US special forces soldier is killed

Image copyright Supplied Image caption The group known as Islamic State is believed to be in a strong position in Nangarhar province An American special forces soldier has been killed while carrying out operations against the group known as Islamic State (IS) in Afghanistan, the US military has said. It says the soldier was killed […]

Canadian forces in Vimy commemoration

People gathered at sunset to remember the soldiers who lost their lives during the Battle of Vimy Ridge, in northern France, 100 years ago. The Canadian Armed Forces, representing the four battalions which fought in the battle, conducted a military ceremony on the eve of commemorations. Some 3,600 Canadian troops died and thousands more were […]

Trump to make China visit after hosting Xi for talks

Trump to make China visit after hosting Xi for talks

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Mr Trump calls his relationship with Mr Xi “outstanding” US President Donald Trump has accepted his counterpart Xi Jinping’s invitation to make a visit to China, said Secretary of State Rex Tillerson. Mr Trump is hosting the Chinese president for a two-day visit at his Mar-a-Lago estate in Florida. […]