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Cornell remembered as voice of generation

Hollywood icon Brad Pitt and hip-hop supremo Pharrell were among the mourners at a Hollywood memorial service for Chris Cornell, who died last week. Full story »
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Trump sets up 'war room' over Russia ties

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US President Donald Trump plans to combat the mounting Russia controversy by setting up a 'war room' of experienced political professionals and lawyers. Full story »
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Trump has been complete disaster: Boehner

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Former Speaker and fellow Republican John Boehner has described US President Donald Trump's four months in office as a 'complete disaster' so far. Full story »
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Clinton attacks proposed Trump budget cuts

Hillary Clinton has used a graduation event at her former college to describe US President Donald Trump's proposed budget cuts as 'unimaginable cruelty'. Full story »
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US, Japan to extend North Korea sanctions

Japanese leader Shinzo Abe and US President Donald Trump have agreed to extend sanctions against North Korea as the rogue state continues its nuclear ambitions. Full story »
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BMW recalls cars as doors can fly open

BMW has recalled more than 45,000 vehicles because the doors can fly open unexpectedly while the car is moving. Full story »
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Three top IS militants killed: Pentagon

Coalition forces have killed three senior Islamic State militants in Iraq and Syria in the past two months, the US says. Full story »
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Kushner 'willing to co-operate' with probe

A lawyer for Jared Kushner says he's willing to co-operate with federal investigators looking into ties between Russia and the Trump campaign. Full story »
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FBI probes Kushner-Russia meetings

The FBI has been asked to turn over more documents about former Director James Comey's interactions with the White House and Justice Department. Full story »
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US Justice Dept will appeal travel ban

A US appeals court has upheld a lower court's ruling blocking Trump's executive order which bans travellers from six Muslim-majority countries. Full story »
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Lieberman withdraws from FBI race: report

Former US senator Joe Liberman is out of the running to be the next director of the FBI, the Wall Street Journal reports. Full story »
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Committee passes fresh Iran sanctions bill

The US Foreign Relations Committee has overwhelmingly backed legislation for fresh sanctions on Iran, paving the way for the bill to head to the full Senate. Full story »
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US warship challenges Beijing's sea claims

Beijing has made "stern representations" to the US after an American warship sailed near an artificial island in the South China Sea. Full story »
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Woman held in Manchester released

Police in Manchester have released without charge a woman that had been arrested in connection to Monday's deadly suicide attack at a music concert venue. Full story »
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Cosby jury selected for sex assault trial

The 12th and final juror for Bill Cosby's sexual assault trial has now been selected with the two to three week trial to begin on June 5. Full story »
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US budget cut makes it 'impossible' for UN

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The United Nations has expressed concern about how it will continue to do its work if Donald Trump's proposed budget cuts go ahead. Full story »
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Trump not tracking all foreign profits

Businesses owned by Donald Trump say implementing the US President's vow to donate all profits from foreign governments would "diminish the guest experience". Full story »
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Aussie actor joins Depp, Bloom in Pirates

Brenton Thwaites says he has been compared to fellow ex-Home and Away stars because 'they all kind of look the same'. Full story »
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Top Democrat says Flynn subpoena coming

The top Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee says the panel will subpoena former national security adviser Michael Flynn after he refused to appear. Full story »
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Times Square crash suspect indicted in NYC

Richard Rojas, the 26-year-old man accused of intentionally mowing down pedestrians and killing one in New York, has been indicted by a grand jury in Manhattan. Full story »