YouTube down: video service crashes for several hours | Technology

YouTube experienced widespread broadcasting issues, affecting YouTube, YouTube TV and YouTube Music, with the Google-owned streaming service down for almost two hours. YouTube said it was looking into reports of issues with its services, as users contacted them complaining about the website being down from about 1.30am GMT. Some users trying to access the YouTube …

Nikki Haley resigns as US ambassador to UN, reports say | World news

Nikki Haley has resigned as the US ambassador to the United Nations, according to media reports on Tuesday. The Axios website reported that Donald Trump accepted Haley’s resignation on Tuesday morning after she first raised the issue with the US president at a meeting in the White House last week. No reasons for her resignation …

Nicaragua deports reporter who covered anti-Ortega protests | World news

An Austrian-American reporter who has been covering Nicaragua’s political upheaval for outlets including the Guardian and the Washington Post has been deported by authorities, his father has confirmed. Nicaraguan law enforcement officials took Carl David Goette-Luciak from his home in Managua’s Centroamérica neighbourhood on Monday morning, the Guardian understands. Later that afternoon Goette-Luciak, from Blacksburg …

A tale of five squirrels: vets untangle ‘Gordian Knot’ of rodents | US news

It was the worst of times for five juvenile grey squirrel siblings in the US state of Wisconsin when their tales became potentially fatally entangled with grass, plastic and each other. The rodents became trapped in the nest their mother had built, after their tales worked themselves into a giant knot. A “caring finder” found …

City of Lies: Johnny Depp’s Notorious BIG film shelved | Film

City of Lies – a crime film starring Johnny Depp and Forrest Whittaker, about the investigation into the death of rapper Notorious BIG – has reportedly been pulled from theatrical release a month before it was due to come out. The film, directed by Brad Furman, follows LAPD detective Russell Poole (Depp) investigating the murder …

Man wanted over Sydney teenagers’ shooting found dead | Australia news

The man suspected of shooting dead two teenagers in Sydney on Thursday has been found dead. Early on Friday police said the man wanted in relation to the fatal double shooting in the north-western suburb of West Pennant Hills had been found inside a home at Normanhurst, about seven kilometres away. The man sought as …