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Alabama Senate race: Trump records message for Roy Moore

Alabama Senate race: Trump records message for Roy Moore

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Roy Moore speaks at a final campaign rally in Alabama on Monday US President Donald Trump has recorded an audio message for a Republican Senate candidate accused of sexual misconduct, on the eve of the election. The president has thrown his political weight fully behind former Alabama judge Roy Moore, […]

Charles Jenkins: US soldier who defected to North Korea dies

Charles Jenkins: US soldier who defected to North Korea dies

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Mr Jenkins walked across the DMZ and surrendered to North Korean soldiers there when he was 24 A former US sergeant who defected to North Korea and became Pyongyang’s prisoner for nearly 40 years has died. Charles Jenkins, 77, lived in Japan where he had settled with his family after […]

New York Port Authority attack: Man held after Manhattan blast

New York Port Authority attack: Man held after Manhattan blast

Media captionThe explosion occurred as the Monday rush hour was getting under way A man is being held after an attempted terror attack at New York City’s main bus terminal, officials say. “Terrorists won’t win,” Mayor Bill de Blasio said after a blast at the Port Authority terminal in Manhattan during the morning rush hour […]

Trump sex harassment accusers demand congressional inquiry

Trump sex harassment accusers demand congressional inquiry

Image caption (L-R) Rachel Crook, Jessica Leeds, and Samantha Holvey Three women who accuse President Donald Trump of sexual misconduct have demanded a congressional inquiry. At a New York City news conference, the trio accused Mr Trump of groping, fondling, forcibly kissing, humiliating or harassing them. Three of them – Jessica Leeds, Samantha Holvey, and […]

Real-life ‘Bambi on ice’ rescued from lake

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The short story people are talking about

The short story people are talking about

Image copyright NicolasMcComber/Getty A fictional short story published in a magazine is being shared widely online as social media users discuss how much it relates to modern day dating. Published in The New Yorker Cat Person by Kristen Roupenian has provoked an online debate about the main character Margot and her date with a man […]

California’s Thomas Fire scorches area larger than New York City

California’s Thomas Fire scorches area larger than New York City

Image copyright Santa Barbara County FD Image caption The Thomas fire has the potential to be one of the worst in California’s history The most destructive wildfire raging in southern California has expanded significantly, scorching an area larger than New York City. The Thomas fire in Ventura and Santa Barbara counties has consumed 230,000 acres […]

Josh Homme: Queens of the Stone Age frontman kicks female photographer

Josh Homme: Queens of the Stone Age frontman kicks female photographer

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Josh Homme performing in Los Angeles where the incident happened Queens of the Stone Age musician Josh Homme has apologised after a female photographer said he kicked her in the head during a concert in Los Angeles. Chelsea Lauren posted a video on social media that appeared to show […]

California wildfires: Santa Barbara threatened by Thomas fire

California wildfires: Santa Barbara threatened by Thomas fire

Image copyright Santa Barbara County FD Image caption The Thomas fire has the potential to be one of the worst in California’s history Fresh evacuations have been ordered after the largest of the wildfires raging in southern California burned out of control on Sunday. Fanned by winds, the resurgent Thomas fire now threatens the coastal […]

Star Wars: The Last Jedi – tributes to Carrie Fisher at LA premiere

Star Wars: The Last Jedi – tributes to Carrie Fisher at LA premiere

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption A towering model of a Star Wars attack vehicle stood at the entrance to the theatre Stormtroopers, an AT-AT Walker and a panoply of droids brought the Star Wars universe to downtown Los Angeles at the premiere of The Last Jedi. The much-anticipated first screening of the franchise’s latest […]

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