Politics

Dirty Tricks

Kamala Harris responds to Trump's birther attacks

Presumptive Democratic vice presidential nominee Kamala Harris said President Donald Trump and his campaign will "engage in lies" and "deception" after he floated a new conspiracy last week about her eligibility to serve as vice president and president.

House Oversight Committee

'Urgent' hearing with postmaster general Louis DeJoy

The House Oversight Committee is calling for Postmaster General Louis DeJoy to testify at an "urgent" congressional hearing later this month amid growing concerns about whether cost-cutting measures will leave the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) ill-equipped to handle a rise in mail-in voting.

chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff

'I should not have been there': Top general regrets Trump photo op

Gen. Mark Milley, the nation's top military officer, expressed his regret for walking with President Donald Trump across Lafayette Square for a photo op after authorities forcefully cleared the area of protesters, calling the appearance a "mistake."

Global protests

How George Floyd’s death reverberates around the world

Some might dispute whether America remains the “indispensable nation”, a phrase deployed in 1998 by Madeleine Albright, then the country’s secretary of state. But it is certainly still the nation that cannot be ignored, the one that, in a sense, sets the political weather globally.

Mitt Romney

Donald Trump bashes Mitt Romney

President Donald Trump began his week by making fun of Republican foe Mitt Romney for participating in a Black Lives Matter protest march on Sunday.

Shortnews

virtual Emmys

Watchmen, Succession and Schitt's Creek dominate

It was uncharted waters for the 72nd Emmy awards – the first major acting awards show held since the pandemic began, a strange and subdued ceremony in which stars accepted awards on Zoom.

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virtual Emmys

Watchmen, Succession and Schitt's Creek dominate

The most diverse field in Emmys history garnered several awards for black actors and a full sweep for a Canadian sitcom

highest-profile celebrity relationship

Cardi B files for divorce from rapper Offset

Cardi B has filed for divorce from rapper husband Offset. The filing was made in Georgia, with an initial hearing set for 4 November.

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highest-profile celebrity relationship

Cardi B files for divorce from rapper Offset

Movies / TV

Diana Rigg, Avengers and Game of Thrones star, dies aged 82

The actor Diana Rigg, known for her roles on stage and in film and television – including The Avengers and On Her Majesty’s Secret Service – has died at the age of 82.

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Movies / TV

Diana Rigg, Avengers and Game of Thrones star, dies aged 82

Actor who played Emma Peel in hit spy series and James Bond’s only wife was diagnosed with cancer in March

Evelyn Yang

Gynecologist accused of sexual abuse

Former New York gynecologist Robert Hadden, who has been accused of sexually abusing more than two dozen patients, including the wife of former presidential candidate Andrew Yang, is now facing federal charges.

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Evelyn Yang

Gynecologist accused of sexual abuse

'Batman' production halted

Robert Pattinson tests positive for coronavirus

Filming of Warner Bros.’ “The Batman” movie has been temporarily paused after lead actor Robert Pattinson tested positive for the coronavirus.

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'Batman' production halted

Robert Pattinson tests positive for coronavirus