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Right to see Donald Trump's tweets gets judge's backing – video

Right to see Donald Trump's tweets gets judge's backing – video

A New York judge has ruled that Donald Trump's Twitter feed is a 'public forum' and anyone blocked from the account has had their first amendment rights violated. The case was brought forward by the
World Cup theft: 'gangster and brother stole trophy in 1966'

World Cup theft: 'gangster and brother stole trophy in 1966'

London gangster Sidney Cugullere and brother Reg snatched trophy from display case in Westminster church hall before ransom bid, claims Reg’s sonA London gangster and his brother were behind the
'Of course he can win': leftist defies odds in Colombian presidential race

'Of course he can win': leftist defies odds in Colombian presidential race

Former guerrilla group member Gustavo Petro rides wave of enthusiasm to second place in the polls, despite country’s conservative traditionThousands of people had gathered in Bogotá’s historic Plaza
Irish anti-abortion campaigners dodge Google's ad ban

Irish anti-abortion campaigners dodge Google's ad ban

Campaigners use alternative platforms to promote message on news sites and gamesAnti-abortion campaigners have sidestepped Google’s ban on online adverts relating to the referendum in Ireland on
'This shows people do care': Georgia jury awards rape victim $1bn in damages

'This shows people do care': Georgia jury awards rape victim $1bn in damages

Victim say her case proves ‘you may not get it immediately, but you will get what you’re worth’A Georgia jury has awarded a $1bn damages verdict against a security company after an apartment complex
Trump investigation of auto imports raises fears of new tariffs

Trump investigation of auto imports raises fears of new tariffs

Commerce department to investigate whether imports threaten US industry, as foreign automakers criticize effortThe Trump administration has launched a national security investigation into car and
Linda Burney admits interview transcript left out call for offshore detention time limit

Linda Burney admits interview transcript left out call for offshore detention time limit

Peter Dutton says Labor ‘fabricated’ transcript but MP says it was a ‘genuine mistake’ by her staffSign up to receive the top stories in Australia every day at noon The Labor frontbencher Linda
Sterling Brown stungun arrest: Milwaukee police apologize to NBA player

Sterling Brown stungun arrest: Milwaukee police apologize to NBA player

Body-camera footage reveals how simple parking violation escalated into scuffles and shouts of ‘Taser, Taser, Taser!’Milwaukee’s police chief, Alfonso Morales, apologized to NBA player Sterling Brown
NBA player Sterling Brown stungun arrest: body-camera video released

NBA player Sterling Brown stungun arrest: body-camera video released

Footage from Milwaukee police body cameras shows the stungun arrest of NBA player Sterling Brown. The video shows Brown being asked to take his hands out of his pockets before being surrounded by
'You're not going to die': 911 transcripts from cougar attack reveal panic and desperation

'You're not going to die': 911 transcripts from cougar attack reveal panic and desperation

Recordings of emergency calls in Washington state detail efforts to locate mountain bikers stalked by cougarRecordings of emergency calls after a fatal cougar attack in Washington state last weekend
North Korea casts doubt on summit and warns US of 'nuclear showdown'

North Korea casts doubt on summit and warns US of 'nuclear showdown'

Vice foreign minister says nation will not ‘beg the US for dialogue’ and threatens America will ‘taste an appalling tragedy’North Korea cast further doubt on a planned summit between its leader, Kim
US embassy responds to Andrew Hastie disclosure – politics live

US embassy responds to Andrew Hastie disclosure – politics live

US says relations with Australia are as ‘strong as ever’ and it’s up to Australian government how it handles his use of parliamentary privilege. All the day’s events, live 4.29am BST We are sliding
China has been a great driver of our economy – but we can't rely on it | Greg Jericho

China has been a great driver of our economy – but we can't rely on it | Greg Jericho

Australia is more affected by China’s economy than most countries. We must diversify – towards the service sector but also to other Asian marketsThe importance of China to our economy over the past 15
Teen arrested in Hertfordshire on suspicion of terrorism offences

Teen arrested in Hertfordshire on suspicion of terrorism offences

Detention of man relates to earlier arrest in north London of 18-year-old by armed police, Met saysCounter-terror police have arrested a teenager in Hertfordshire on suspicion of preparing acts of
Woody Allen's son Moses Farrow defends father over sexual assault claims

Woody Allen's son Moses Farrow defends father over sexual assault claims

Farrow says he ‘can no longer stay silent’ about accusations made by his sister and claims she was coerced into making themWoody Allen and Mia Farrow’s adopted son, Moses Farrow, on Wednesday defended
Iran's leader: US pullout from nuclear deal leaves Trump 'lost in history'

Iran's leader: US pullout from nuclear deal leaves Trump 'lost in history'

Ayatollah Ali Khamenei sets out six conditions for Europe if it wants Iran to remain in agreementIran’s supreme leader has said that American objections over the 2015 nuclear deal were a pretext for
Trump ramps up attacks on 'scandal' of Russia inquiry

Trump ramps up attacks on 'scandal' of Russia inquiry

President tries to rebrand Mueller investigation as ‘Spygate’ Top DoJ officials to meet Republican congressional leadersDonald Trump said the investigation into Russian collusion during the 2016
World weatherwatch: Spring brings wildfires, storms and ash plumes

World weatherwatch: Spring brings wildfires, storms and ash plumes

Thunderstorms have killed at least five in the mainland US, while fires plague eastern Russia and volcanic activity has been disrupting aviation in HawaiiEastern Russia has been experiencing
Uber shuts down self-driving operation in Arizona after fatal crash

Uber shuts down self-driving operation in Arizona after fatal crash

The company will focus research efforts on Pittsburgh and continue to test in San FranciscoUber is to shut down its self-driving car programme in Arizona after one of its cars killed a pedestrian
New York City to consider banning plastic straws

New York City to consider banning plastic straws

If the bill becomes law, restaurants that continue to use plastic straws would be warned, then face fines between $100 and $400A New York City council member announced on Wednesday his plan to ban