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Melania Trump steps out in coat worth close to average Australian salary

Melania Trump stopped traffic in the eye-catching Dolce & Gabbana design. (AFP)

US First Lady Melania Trump has donned an extravagantly embroidered coat reportedly worth $68,000 to the G7 summit in Italy.  Full story »


Barack Obama shows off his swing at golf course in Scotland

A grinning Barack Obama has been filmed enjoying a leisurely game of golf in Scotland. Full story »


Students snigger as US student goes on rage-filled tantrum at teacher

A US high school teacher was left with no options but to sit out an 18-year-old's bizarre tantrum as fellow pupils giggled in bemusement. Full story »

Brad Pitt among celebrity mourners at Chris Cornell funeral

A number of celebrities, including Brad Pitt and James Franco, gathered to mourn rocker Chris Cornell. (AFP)

A host of celebrities have gathered for private funeral service in Los Angeles for grunge rock icon Chris Cornell, who was found dead in his hotel room in last week. Full story »


Hillary Clinton slams ‘cruel’ Donald Trump during speech to graduates

Hillary Clinton has described US President Donald Trump as  "unimaginably cruel" in wake of his proposal to cut $3.6 trillion in government spending over the next decade. Full story »


Tillerson declines to host Ramadan event

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson. (AFP)
US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has declined a request to host an event marking Ramadan, breaking with an almost two-decade long tradition. Full story »

Trump rows shadow 'toughest G7 in years'

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, and US President Donald Trump. (AAP)
US President Donald Trump, fresh from scolding Europe over military spending, slammed "bad" behaviour in trade by Germany as acrimony dogged the start of annual G7 summit talks on Friday. Full story »

Trump son-in-law sought secret line to Moscow: report

President Donald Trump and Jared Kushner. (AAP)
President Donald Trump's son-in-law, Jared Kushner, made a pre-inauguration proposal to the Russian ambassador to set up a secret, bug-proof communications line with the Kremlin, the Washington Post reported Friday evening. Full story »

North Korea 'will be solved', Trump tells G7 leaders

US President Donald Trump promised Friday that North Korea "will be solved", as G7 powers opened a summit that will confront a series of missile tests by the nuclear-armed nation. Full story »

US prisoner executed in eighth date with death

Tommy Arthur was executed late Thursday after his eighth, and final, rendezvous with the US state of Alabama's capital punishment system. Full story »

California police searching for neatly dressed man in crime spree meltdown

Police in California are searching for a man who violently trashed a petrol station and abused a young female employee. Full story »

What Donald Trump's handshake says about him

Donald Trump needs to be taught how to shake hands, says the Australian body language expert who has advised Vladimir Putin. Full story »

President Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner under scrutiny in FBI's Russia probe, NBC News reports

US President Donald Trump's son-in-law and senior adviser, Jared Kushner, has come under scrutiny in the Russia investigation, NBC News reports. Full story »


Donald Trump appears to shove European PM at NATO summit

At a joint meeting with NATO leaders overnight it definitely looks like Trump shoved a European prime minister to get to the front of the group. Full story »

Arrest warrant issued for Bikram yoga founder Bikram Choudhury over sexual harassment case payment

A California judge on Wednesday issued an arrest warrant for the yoga guru Bikram Choudhury after he failed to pay nearly $6.5 million to a former legal adviser in a sexual harassment case. Full story »


Appeals court rules against Trump's travel ban targeting six Muslim-majority countries

A federal appeals court has dealt another blow to President Donald Trump's revised travel ban targeting six-Muslim majority countries, siding with groups that say the policy illegally targets Muslims. Full story »


Trump berates NATO allies owing 'massive amounts of money'

Donald Trump has berated his NATO allies over defence spending. (AAP)
US President Donald Trump has berated NATO allies he said had taken a free ride on defence spending for years and owed the United States huge amounts of money. Full story »

US fears nuclear arms race in Asia-Pacific: Australia

Senior Trump administration officials fear a nuclear arms race in Asia-Pacific if an increasingly belligerent North Korea is not reined in, Australia's foreign minister said Friday after talks in New York. Full story »

Manchester attack: Donald Trump vows to prosecute culprit behind Manchester leaks

US President Donald Trump slammed reports of "deeply troubling" US leaks on the probe into the Manchester suicide bombing, warning those responsible could face prosecution. Full story »


Attack probe leaks reprehensible: US envoy

British Home Secretary Amber Rudd. (AAP)
The US's top envoy to Britain has denounced media leaks of the Manchester bomb investigation as "reprehensible" and promised they will stop. Full story »