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December 7, 2017 5:51 PM Paul Ryan's GOP challenger tells columnist to 'eat a bullet'

MADISON, Wis. (AP) - House Speaker Paul Ryan's Republican primary challenger told a columnist for the New York Post in a Twitter message to "Eat a bullet." Paul Nehlen, who has built a reputation as a firebrand conservative backer of President Donald Trump, sent the tweet on Wednesday night. It came after a back and forth with Post columnist John Podhoretz 6

December 6, 2017 2:34 AM Obama trumps Trump in Twitter Top 10 of 2017

US President Donald Trump is perhaps the world's most famous Twitter user, but the most popular post of 2017 was from... Barack Obama. Three tweets by the former US leader made it onto Twitter's Top 10 list of retweeted messages for this year but there were none from Trump despite his prolific use of the platform. Trump was, however, the elected leader 1

December 6, 2017 2:06 AM The Latest: New charges for man acquitted of pier shooting

Federal authorities have charged a Mexican man with new immigration and gun violations less than a week after a San Francisco jury acquitted him of murder for the shooting death of Kate Steinle. FILE - In this July 7, 2015 file photo, Jose Ines Garcia Zarate, right, is led into the courtroom by San Francisco Public Defender Jeff Adachi, left, and Assistant 1

December 1, 2017 4:16 PM Britain First Parody Account 'British First' Goes Viral After Spoof Tweets Sent Amid Donald Trump Row

It's had more retweets than the group it's spoofing. Britain First has had huge publicity and, it says, “hundreds” of people applying to be members, after Donald Trump tweeted three anti-Islam videos posted by the far right group’s deputy leader. But Britain First’s new prominence has appeared to have one small silver lining, by drawing attention to a parody 11

December 1, 2017 9:02 AM Jack Maynard: My past actions were ‘absolutely disgraceful’

Ex-I’m A Celebrity campmate Jack Maynard has spoken of his shame after having to leave the TV show. The YouTube star left the series after just two days, as he faced allegations of racism and homophobia, with old tweets emerging online. Maynard, 23, told The Sun his behaviour was “absolutely disgraceful” and “totally unacceptable”, adding: “I am truly 8

November 30, 2017 4:00 PM Heading away with American Airlines over Christmas? You might have trouble getting a pilot

American Airlines has apparently let too many pilots go on holiday in December and is struggling to staff its flights American Airlines may be short of pilots to fly passengers throughout December. It’s all down to a human resources blunder which mistakenly allowed all of the airline's pilots to book time off over the busy Christmas period 7

November 29, 2017 8:58 PM Jo Cox MP's Widow Condemns Donald Trump's Anti-Muslim 'Britain First' Tweets

'This is a president who is a purveyor of hate,' says Brendan Cox. Downing Street’s condemnation came as Trump’s press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders defended his actions. “Whether it’s a real video, the threat is real. His goal is to promote strong border security and strong national security,” she said. Labour’s Chuka Umunna renewed requests that Trump’s 8

November 22, 2017 12:56 PM Stormzy's Apology Over Historic Homophobic Tweets Serves As A Lesson In How To Say Sorry Properly

'I take responsibility for my mistakes and hope you can understand that my younger self doesn’t reflect who I am today.' Stormzy - real name Michael Ebenazer Kwadjo Omari Owuo, Jr. - has now apologised to “everyone he’d offended” in a statement posted on Twitter. Claiming those views do not represent him as a grown man, he said: “I said some foul and offensive 9

November 22, 2017 11:33 AM What other I’m A Celeb contestants have left the jungle early?

Jack Maynard is the latest in a long line of contestants who have left the I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out Of Here! jungle early. The YouTube star has faced allegations of racism and homophobia after old tweets emerged online, leading him to leave the jungle to defend himself. Here are some of the other celebrities that ended up leaving the show prematurely 16

November 20, 2017 10:00 AM Matt Linnen: ‘A career break or I’m leaving music’

Southend singer Matt Linnen has said he will leave the music profession if appearing on the X Factor does not launch his career. The 28-year-old has been trying to break into the music industry for years, and is hopeful that the singing contest could be the springboard he needs. In a shock twist, two acts – Sam Black and Sean and Conor Price – were voted 8