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AP: Michael Avenatti arrested in Los Angeles following domestic violence incident

Thursday  02:56,   15 november 2018

Michael Avenatti, the attorney who rose to prominence representing porn actress Stormy Daniels in her legal pursuit against President Donald Trump, is in police custody in Los Angeles following an allegation of domestic violence, a law enforcement... >>>

Michelle and Malia Obama once sneaked out of the White House

Thursday  02:56,   15 november 2018

Michelle Obama says her eldest daughter, Malia, sneaked out of the White House with her in 2015 to celebrate the legalisation of gay... >>>

Lion Air claims Boeing withheld info on plane that crashed

Thursday  02:22,   15 november 2018

Boeing was facing mounting pressure Wednesday over the Indonesia airplane disaster as the owner of the doomed jet joined a US pilots' group in alleging the company failed to warn pilots about the potential hazards of a new safety feature implicated... >>>

Fiji's Bainimarama heads towards victory

Thursday  02:06,   15 november 2018

Fiji's Prime Minister Frank Bainimarama appears set to hold onto power, with provisional election results giving him a slim parliamentary majority. Fiji Prime Minister Frank Bainimarama looks increasingly likely to stay in power following the... >>>

Ailing musician died next to his service dog in Paradise fire

Thursday  01:31,   15 november 2018

A rock 'n' roll musician, Ernie Foss had lived in San Francisco all his life until being priced out of the city a decade... >>>

Women are tweeting photos of their underwear with the hashtag #ThisIsNotConsent after an Irish teen's thong was used against her in a rape trial

Thursday  00:56,   15 november 2018

A 27-year-old man was found not guilty of raping a 17-year-old girl in Cork, Ireland, earlier this month. Before the ruling was made, defence barrister Elizabeth O'Connell noted that the girl had been wearing a lacy thong on the night in... >>>

Judge admonishes El Chapo's lawyer for opening statement

Thursday  00:45,   15 november 2018

A U.S. judge has admonished the lawyer for Mexican drug smuggler El Chapo after his opening... >>>

IS fighter with strong family links to Australia is sentenced to death

Wednesday  23:46,   14 november 2018

An Iraqi court handed down the ruling after Tarek Khayat allegedly made detailed admissions about the operations and plots of the extremist group, the ABC... >>>

The everyday discrimination girls face gets worse in a crisis. We need to listen to them

Wednesday  23:20,   14 november 2018

We spoke to hundreds of girls and they have a message for our leaders: we're sick of being ignored, writes Anne-Birgitte... >>>

The Latest: UK Cabinet ministers approve draft Brexit deal

Wednesday  21:56,   14 november 2018

British Prime Minister Theresa May says her Cabinet has backed a draft Brexit deal with the European Union after an "impassioned"... >>>

Pike River disaster: ‘We need to bring home our men if we can’

Wednesday  19:31,   14 november 2018

The New Zealand government plans to re-enter mine to recover the remains of 29 men and finally determine what went wrong, 8 years after the Pike River... >>>

US legislators to urge China sanctions over Xinjiang crackdown

Wednesday  05:31,   14 november 2018

US lawmakers will introduce legislation on Wednesday urging the Trump administration to respond more strongly to China's crackdown on Uighur Muslims, including possible... >>>

Accused drug lord El Chapo is 'scapegoat'

Wednesday  04:56,   14 november 2018

Defence lawyer's statement opens alleged Mexican cartel leader's trial in the US amid high... >>>

California fires: Farm animals, pets and wildlife saved from destructive and deadly blazes

Wednesday  03:56,   14 november 2018

A drove of donkeys, a herd of horses and even a large tortoise are among the farm animals and pets rescued by a host of volunteers in California as the most devastating wildfire in the US state's history ravages the... >>>

Hillary Clinton in 2020? Democrats face ugly tussle in race to find nominee to take on Donald Trump

Wednesday  03:20,   14 november 2018

America is two years away from voting for its next president and as it stands the pool of potential 2020 Democratic candidates is as large and colourful as a first round casting call for American Idol, albeit with less sparkle and... >>>