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US man writes his own obituary to warn others against smoking

Image copyright Courtesy Sarah Huiest A 66-year-old man in New York state took it upon himself to write his own obituary as a cautionary tale warning others against...

Trump announces Kelly Knight Craft as UN ambassador pick

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption If confirmed, Ms Knight Craft will replace Nikki Haley who stepped down in October President Donald Trump has announced that...

Melissa McCarthy: Oscar-nominated actress wins a Golden Raspberry

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Melissa McCarthy has an outside chance of adding an Oscar to her Razzie With this year’s Oscars being handed out on Sunday,...

Election re-run in North Carolina after voter fraud inquiry

Image copyright Reuters Image caption An operative employed by Republican candidate Mark Harris is accused of tampering with absentee ballots North Carolina will hold a...

Roger Stone spared jail over crosshairs-on-judge post

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Roger Stone blamed “a momentary lapse in judgment” Long-time Trump confidant Roger Stone has been spared jail...

Jussie Smollett: Judge calls alleged hate hoax ‘despicable’

Media captionJussie Smollett: What Chicago Police say happened A Chicago judge has said charges that US actor Jussie Smollett staged a hoax hate crime against himself...

US Coast Guard officer Hasson ‘planned terror attack’

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Guns and ammunition were found at the home in Silver Spring, Maryland A US Coast Guard officer has been arrested on suspicion of...

Hoda Muthana: Trump says IS woman barred from US return

Image copyright AFP US President Donald Trump says a woman who left the US to become a propagandist for the Islamic State (IS) group will not be allowed to return. On...

Jussie Smollett arrested over false attack report

Image copyright AFP Image caption Jussie Smollett was charged with filing a false police report US actor Jussie Smollett has been arrested in Chicago after being charged...

LGBT group severs links with Navratilova over transgender comments

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Martina Navratilova has been a longstanding campaigner for gay rights A US-based organisation that campaigns for LGBT...