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Disney has cancelled a film premiere for Descendants 3 after the death of star Cameron Boyce.

Disney cancels premiere after death of star Cameron Boyce

Disney has cancelled a film premiere for Descendants 3 after the death of star Cameron Boyce.
US President Donald Trump on Friday urged China to abolish tariffs on agricultural products imported from the United States — adding that trade talks between the rival powers were going well.

Donald Trump’s controversial transgender troop ban takes effect

US President Donald Trump’s controversial ban on transgender Americans in the military comes into force on Friday following a protracted legal battle.
Cardinal Philippe Barbarin, archbishop of Lyon, arrives for his trial on Monday. Emmanuel Foudrot-Reuters

Cardinal faces trial in France’s biggest church sex abuse case

A Catholic cardinal and five other people went on trial Monday, accused of covering up for a paedophile priest who abused Boy Scouts — France’s most important church sex abuse case to date.
President Donald Trump knew it was wrong to order election-eve hush money paid to two women who claimed affairs with him, his former lawyer Michael Cohen said in an interview to be broadcast Friday.

Michael Cohen: Donald Trump knew hush-money payments were wrong

President Donald Trump knew it was wrong to order election-eve hush money paid to two women who claimed affairs with him, his former lawyer Michael Cohen said in an interview to be broadcast Friday.
President Donald Trump speaks during his meeting to discuss potential damage from Hurricane Michael, in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2018. (Pablo Martinez Monsivais-Associated Press)

Donald Trump accused of inciting violence after bombs are sent to Barack Obama, Hillary...

Critics of Donald Trump accused him of inciting violence after pipe bombs were sent to Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton, CNN and other figures that are loathed by the president’s supporters.

Family sues doctor over Prince’s opioid addiction

The family of the late US musician, Prince, is suing his doctor over claims he failed to treat him for an opioid addiction.
US National Security Advisor John Bolton. Bloomberg

Top Donald Trump adviser arrives for talks in Israel

US President Donald Trump's national security adviser arrived in Israel on Sunday for talks with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at a time of shared concerns over Syria, Iran and the Gaza Strip.
Omarosa Manigault Newman

White House considers legal action against former aide over release of secret recording

The administration of US President Donald Trump is considering using legal instruments to penalise Omarosa Manigault-Newman, Trump’s former aide, to stop her releasing a recording she made in the White House Situation Room to the general public.
Michael Cohen exiting the United States District Court of the Southern District of New York on May 30, 2018. Eduardo Munoz Alvarez-Getty Images

Donald Trump ex-lawyer hints could flip against US president

Donald Trump’s former personal lawyer, facing potential arrest in New York, has declared his first loyalty is to his family and the country, signaling a willingness to cooperate with prosecutors against the president.

Pakistani terrorist leader Mullah Fazlullah killed in drone strike

The Pakistani terrorist leader who ordered the assassination of Malala Yousafzai has been killed in a drone strike, Afghan officials say.

Nude gunman kills three at US restaurant

A nude gunman shot dead three people and injured at least four more in the early hours of Sunday at a restaurant on the outskirts of Nashville, Tennessee, police said.

Donald Trump: James Comey’s ‘memos’ are self serving, fake!

Donald Trump launched into another furious Twitter tirade against James Comey on Sunday, hours before the broadcast of an extended interview with the fired former FBI director and with a memoir detailing his interactions with the president soon to hit US bookstores.

Donald Trump demands prosecution of ex-FBI chief James Comey

US President Donald Trump called for the prosecution of former FBI chief James Comey on Friday, unleashing a vitriolic response to the lawman’s tell-all memoir.

South Korea fines Facebook for slowing user internet connections

South Korea’s telecom authority is fining Facebook 396 million won (approximately $369,705) for slowing down user internet connections in 2016 and 2017.

Florida students plan march on Washington DC

Florida students who survived a mass shooting at their school on Sunday announced plans to march on Washington in a bid to “shame” lawmakers into reforming laws that make powerful firearms readily available.

CNN, New York Times top Donald Trump’s fake news media

President Donald Trump of America on Wednesday night announced the winners of his highly anticipated ‘Fake News Awards’ with CNN and New York Times emerging top on the list.

Egypt blames ISIS for deadly Sinai mosque attack

Egypt has blamed ISIS fighters for the attack carried out during Friday prayers at a mosque in the country’s Sinai Peninsula.

Celebrities lash out at Donald Trump administration over reversing ban on elephant trophies

The Trump administration's move to reverse a ban on elephant trophies has elicited strong reactions all over social media, including a number of celebrities invested in preservation.

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