U.S. judge halts Keystone XL oil pipeline in blow to Trump, Trudeau

Fri, 09 Nov 2018 - 10:30 GMT

A U.S. judge in Montana has blocked construction of the Keystone XL pipeline designed to carry heavy crude oil from Canada to the United States.

Nebraska conducts first US execution with fentanyl

Wed, 15 Aug 2018 - 01:40 GMT

Nebraska on Tuesday carried out America's first execution using fentanyl -- the opioid at the center of the country's deadly overdose crisis.

Texas sues Trump administration to end Obama-era immigrant program

Tue, 01 May 2018 - 11:40 GMT

Texas and six other Republican-governed states on Tuesday sued the Trump administration to try to end a program launched by Obama that protects immigrants.

Damon's 'Downsizing' on the up in Venice

Thu, 31 Aug 2017 - 01:10 GMT

The Venice film festival kicked off Wednesday with "Downsizing", a sci-fi-inspired drama starring a miniaturised Matt Damon, opening to effusive reviews.