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  • Statue of WW2 kiss vandalised with ‘#Me Too’

    Police in Florida want to know who spray-painted ”#MeToo” on the leg of a statue depicting a sailor and a dental assistant kissing at the end of World War II.

  • Kim or Trump? Vietnam barber offers leaders’ hairdos for free

    As the summit frenzy shakes Hanoi, hairdresser Le Tuan Duong joins in, offering free Trump or Kim hairstyles to about a dozen customers.

  • Iran more destabilising than N Korea: Pompeo

    US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo underlined the need for different foreign policy approaches to Iran and North Korea in comments published Thursday, describing Tehran as more "destabilising" than Pyongyang.

  • Tell us more about Khashoggi murder

    Republican and Democratic members of the US Senate asked the Trump administration on Thursday to tell them more about the murder

  • Trump declares emergency

    US President Trump has declared a national emergency in a bid to bypass Congress and secure funding for his border wall with Mexico, a move that Democrats vowed to challenge as unconstitutional.

  • Trump vows emergency declaration over wall

    US President Donald Trump vows to declare a national emergency in an attempt to fund his US-Mexico border wall without congressional approval, a step likely to plunge him into a battle with Congress over constitutional powers.

  • Paul Manafort broke plea deal: judge

    Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort could face a much longer prison sentence than expected after a Washington judge ruled Wednesday that he had broken his plea deal with Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation.

  • House votes to end US help

    The US House voted overwhelmingly Wednesday to end American involvement in Saudi Arabia's war effort in neighbouring Yemen, dealing a rebuke to President Donald Trump and his alliance with Riyadh.

  • 'Little to no change'

    The commander of US forces in South Korea said Tuesday that he had seen "little to no verifiable change" in North Korea's military capabilities.

  • Trump dislikes border security deal, Republicans urge support

    President Donald Trump says he was unhappy with a deal struck by congressional negotiators on border security that denied him funds for his promised US-Mexican border wall, but did not reject it outright as fellow Republicans urged his support.

  • Mexican drug lord 'El Chapo' convicted in US court

    The world's most infamous cartel boss Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman, who rose from poverty in rural Mexico to amass billions of dollars, was found guilty in a US court yesterday of smuggling tons of drugs to the United States over a violent, colorful decades-long career.

  • US lawmakers reach border-security deal to avert new shutdown

    Congressional negotiators reaches agreement to prevent a government shutdown and finance construction of new barriers along the US-Mexico border, overcoming a late-stage hang-up over immigration enforcement issues that had threatened to scuttle the talks.

  • Key winners of the 2019 Grammy Awards

    The Grammy Awards, the music industry's highest honors, are handed out at a live ceremony in Los Angeles hosted by R&B singer Alicia Keys.

  • Trump ignores House deadline

    President Donald Trump appeared prepared Friday to ignore the US Congress's deadline to determine who ordered the assassination of Jamal Khashoggi amid new revelations that Saudi Arabia's crown prince spoke of going after the journalist "with a bullet."

  • Summit with Kim will be in Hanoi

    President Donald Trump said that US diplomats had a "very productive meeting" with North Korean officials, and he announced his summit later this month with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un would be held in Vietnam's capital, Hanoi.

  • Palestinians snub US invitation

    Palestinian officials have been invited to a US conference on the Middle East hosted by Poland next week, a senior US official said on Friday, but top Palestinian officials said they would not attend.

  • Emergency declared as snow storm wallops Washington

    A winter storm pounds Washington state forcing the cancellation of 200 flights in Seattle as officials worked to get people off the streets and into shelters during the nation’s latest bout with winter weather.

  • NKorea talks productive, summit in Hanoi: Trump

    President Donald Trump says that US diplomats had a "very productive meeting" with North Korean officials, and he announces his summit later this month with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Vietnam's capital, Hanoi.

  • Democrats open investigations

    Newly empowered House Democrats kicked off a barrage of investigations into President Donald Trump's taxes, real estate business and Russia ties Thursday, raising the pressure on the White House after two years of insulation by a Republican majority.

  • Trump back to combative self after appeal for compromise

    President Donald Trump needed barely a day after a soaring State of the Union speech to revert to his usual combative self Wednesday, branding an opponent a "hack" and investigations into his allegedly suspicious dealings with Russia "harassment."

  • US blocks UNSC statement

    The United States on Wednesday blocked a proposed UN Security Council statement expressing regret over Israel's decision to end an international observer force in the West Bank city of Hebron, diplomats said.

  • 'Divisive' Trump urges unity

    President Donald Trump urged Americans to come together in a State of the Union speech seeking to turn the page on two years of divisive turmoil and transform him into a bipartisan national leader.

  • Man dies after vape pen explodes in his face

    A medical examiner says a North Texas man was killed when an e-cigarette exploded in his face.

  • Actress Jennifer Lawrence engaged

    Oscar winning actress Jennifer Lawrence, one of the most popular film stars in the world, is engaged to her boyfriend, an art gallery director, multiple media outlets reports.

  • Liam Neeson denies racism after admitting black men hunt

    Hollywood star Liam Neeson insists he is "not racist" after confessing that he once set out to attack a random black man after a friend of his told him she had been raped.

  • Oscars show to go hostless for only second time

    This year's Oscar ceremony will go ahead without an official host for only the second time in its history, an ABC television executive says.

  • Trump to meet NKorea's Kim in Vietnam February 27-28

    US President Donald Trump says he would hold his second meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Vietnam on February 27 and 28, while giving himself credit for avoiding a major war on the Korean Peninsula.

  • US sending 3,750 extra forces to Mexico border

    The Pentagon is sending 3,750 additional US forces to the southwest border with Mexico for three months to support border agents, the Department of Defense says.

  • 'El Chapo drugged, raped teenage girls'

    A witness in the trial of Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman told the US government the Mexican drug kingpin drugged and raped girls as young as 13, according to court documents unsealed Saturday.

  • Racist Photo: US governor faces calls to resign

    Ralph Northam, the Democratic governor of the US state of Virginia, is facing calls to resign after he confirmed he appeared in a racist yearbook photo and said he is "deeply sorry."