Donald Trump, other US Republicans ready for debate rumble

 America`s Republican presidential hopefuls were finalising their battle plans Tuesday for Wednesday`s hotly-anticipated debate, with all eyes on soaring anti-establishment frontrunner Donald Trump and the rivals wishing to bring him down to Earth.

Ronald Reagan apologized to Margaret Thatcher for Grenada invasion

Former US president Ronald Reagan personally apologized to Margaret Thatcher when US troops in 1983 secretly invaded Grenada, a Commonwealth island state in the Caribbean, according to newly-released tapes.

Fireworks mishap in California leaves 28 injured

A malfunction at a fireworks display in California to celebrate American independence day sent exploding shells showering into a crowd of several thousand, injuring 28 people, police said.