Pearl Harbor: shooting reported on US military base in Hawaii | US news

Security forces responded to reports of a shooting on Wednesday afternoon at Pearl Harbor naval shipyard. The incident occurred at approximately 2.30pm local time at Joint Base Pearl Harbor Hickham, the US navy and air force base near Honolulu, Hawaii, said in an announcement on Twitter. Several service members tweeted that the base was on […]

Ilhan Omar’s Republican opponent in Twitter ban over ‘hanging’ posts | US news

A campaign account for Danielle Stella, a pro-Trump Republican candidate for Congress, was banned from Twitter after it published a violent comment about the Democrat she hopes to unseat next year, Minnesota representative Ilhan Omar. Stella’s campaign Twitter account, @2020MNCongress, featured at least two posts involving the idea of Omar being hanged, according to the […]

California: thousands flee from fire burning near Santa Barbara | US news

Thousands of residents of southern California have fled their homes because of a wind-driven wildfire burning in mountains near Santa Barbara. Map Santa Barbara county officials declared a “local emergency” early on Tuesday morning, as the Cave fire spread through the Los Padres national forest. The fire had erupted Monday afternoon in the forest and […]

Impeachment inquiry: Trump claims he wants aides to testify – live news | US news

4.35pm GMT16:35 Pompeo offers vague answer on testifying in impeachment inquiry Asked by a reporter whether he would consider testifying in the impeachment inquiry, secretary of state Mike Pompeo offered the vaguest possible answer. “When the time is right, all good things happen,” Pompeo said during his press briefing at the state department. The comment […]

Trump impeachment: Schiff calls on Bolton to testify and slams Republicans | US news

House intelligence committee chairman Adam Schiff blasted former national security adviser John Bolton on Sunday, for failing to appear for testimony in the impeachment inquiry while teasing a forthcoming memoir. Bolton “wanted to wait for a book instead of telling the American people what he knew”, Schiff told CNN’s State of the Union, drawing a […]