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Mark Wahlberg donates reshoot fee to Time’s Up defence fund

Mark Wahlberg donates reshoot fee to Time’s Up defence fund

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Mark Wahlberg was paid $1.5m to do a reshoot of All The Money in the World, but his co-star was paid $80 a day The actor Mark Wahlberg has donated $1.5m to the Time’s Up legal defence fund. The move comes after it emerged that Wahlberg was paid $1.5m […]

Chelsea Manning: Ex-army leaker to run for US senate

Chelsea Manning: Ex-army leaker to run for US senate

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Manning had her sentence commuted by Barrack Obama in his final days of office Chelsea Manning, the former US intelligence analyst who was jailed for leaking classified documents, is seeking the Democratic Party nomination to run for the US senate in Maryland. In 2013 Manning was sentenced to 35 […]

Hawaii alert: False missile alarm sparks panic

Hawaii alert: False missile alarm sparks panic

Image copyright Twitter Image caption The message Hawaiians saw on their phones An incoming missile alert plunged residents of Hawaii into panic on Saturday morning before it was declared to be false. Mobile phone users received a message saying: “Ballistic missile threat inbound to Hawaii. Seek immediate shelter. This is not a drill.” State Governor […]

Donald Trump must apologise for comments – African Union

Donald Trump must apologise for comments – African Union

Media caption‘Mr President, are you a racist?’ The organisation representing African countries has demanded that US President Donald Trump apologise after he reportedly called nations on the continent “shitholes”. The group’s mission in Washington DC expressed its “shock, dismay and outrage” and said the Trump administration misunderstood Africans. The US leader made the alleged remark […]

Florida winner of $451m jackpot will do ‘good for humanity’

Florida winner of $451m jackpot will do ‘good for humanity’

Image copyright Facebook Image caption Shane Missler (pictured with his sister) is a Boston Celtics fan – he could now pay the team’s stadium gate receipts five times over A 20-year-old from Florida says he plans to “have some fun” after being named sole winner of a $451m (£330m) lottery jackpot. Shane Missler matched five […]

A woman’s choice – sexual favours or lose her home

A woman’s choice – sexual favours or lose her home

Image caption Khristen Sellers: “I was trying to fix my life. And this put a halt on it.” Across the US, sexual harassment at the hands of landlords, property managers and others in the housing industry can drive poor women and their children into homelessness. It is a problem badly understood and virtually unstudied. Khristen […]

Toronto police investigate ‘scissor attack’ on girl’s hijab

Toronto police investigate ‘scissor attack’ on girl’s hijab

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Khawlah Noman, 11, (L) speaks to reporters with her mother at Pauline Johnson Junior Public School Canadian police are investigating a possible hate crime after a man tried to cut the hijab off a young girl. Khawlah Noman, 11, was walking to school with her brother in Toronto when they […]

Donald Trump’s ‘racist slur’ provokes outrage

Donald Trump’s ‘racist slur’ provokes outrage

Media caption‘Mr President, are you a racist?’ US President Donald Trump has sparked outrage by reportedly using crude language to describe foreign countries in an Oval Office meeting. Mr Trump insists he did not insult Haitians and appeared to deny calling any nations “shitholes”, as was reported, prompting a global outcry. Democratic Senator Dick Durbin […]

Trump ‘in crude Oval Office outburst about migrants’

Trump ‘in crude Oval Office outburst about migrants’

Image copyright Reuters 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 asked lawmakers on Thursday, in remarks widely reported by US media. The remark, made during talks on an immigration deal, was apparently […]

Trump ‘in Oval Office foul-mouthed outburst about migrants’

Trump ‘in Oval Office foul-mouthed outburst about migrants’

Image copyright Reuters US President Donald Trump has reportedly lashed out at immigrants in a four-letter 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 was reportedly in reference to people from Haiti, El Salvador and […]