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US President Donald Trump has reportedly lashed out at immigrants in a foul-mouthed Oval Office outburst. “Why are we having all these people from shithole countries come here?” Mr Trump told lawmakers on Thursday, according to the Washington Post. The remark, made during talks on an immigration deal, was...
Hundreds of rescuers are combing wreckage in Southern California for those missing after mudslides that have killed 17. Another 28 injuries have been reported in Santa Barbara County following the deluge that overwhelmed an area scorched by wildfires last month. More than 100 homes were destroyed, and another 300...
That was what was on offer recently for wealthy business figures at an event in China – as long as they stumped up about £12,000. Mr Cameron featured on social media adverts for the Shanghai International Ball and Leaders’ Forum, which took place earlier this week. A photograph of...
President Donald Trump says it would be “fun” to run against former chat show doyenne Oprah Winfrey, amid calls for her to launch a White House bid. “Yeah, I’ll beat Oprah,” Mr Trump told reporters during a meeting to discuss immigration reform with US senators. His daughter Ivanka Trump...
South African hospitals are on the alert for a man with an injured penis after a pregnant woman managed to bite her rapist’s genitals as he assaulted her in front of her child. The woman was sexually assaulted after accepting a lift from two men in Mpumalanga province as...
French actress Catherine Deneuve has said that men should be “free to hit on” women. She is one of 100 well-known French women who wrote an open letter, warning about a new “puritanism” sparked by recent sexual harassment scandals. The letter deplores a wave of “denunciations” after claims that...
Sam Gyimah has been made Universities and Science Minister for England in Theresa May’s government reshuffle. Mr Gyimah’s role straddles the Department for Education and the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy. He replaces Jo Johnson, who has been made Transport Minister. Mr Gyimah, 41, will work alongside...
The Weeknd says he won’t work with H&M again after controversy over one of its recent adverts. The clothing retailer has apologised after being called “racist” on social media for showing a black child modelling a hoodie that says “coolest monkey in the jungle.” The Weeknd says the advert made...
Oprah Winfrey is “actively thinking” about running for president, two of her close friends told CNN Monday. The two friends, who requested anonymity in order to speak freely, talked in the wake of Winfrey’s extraordinary speech at the Golden Globes Sunday night, which spurred chatter about a 2020 run. ...
Thirteen people have been killed in an attack in the restive southern Senegalese region of Casamance. Hospital workers who have seen the bodies said some of the victims had been shot, others decapitated. The dead are said to be teenagers. It is not clear yet who carried out the...