Trump drops plan to host G-7 at his Doral golf resort 'Based on both Media & Democrat Crazed and Irrational Hostility'
Trump drops plan to host G-7 at his Doral golf resort 'Based on both Media & Democrat Crazed and Irrational Hostility'

Trump announced the rare backtrack after facing accusations that he was using the presidency to enrich himself by hosting the international summit at a private resort owned by his family.

'Maude' co-star, character actor Bill Macy dies at 97
'Maude' co-star, character actor Bill Macy dies at 97

The stint as Walter Findlay on the CBS sitcom that aired from 1972-78 was Macy's highest-profile in a long stage, film and TV career

Oracle CEO Mark Hurd dies at 62 after month-long medical leave
Oracle CEO Mark Hurd dies at 62 after month-long medical leave

Hurd was on medical leave and the company is yet to disclose a cause of death.

Zuckerberg rejects calls for Trump's social media to be shut down, says Facebook will not police political speech
Zuckerberg rejects calls for Trump's social media to be shut down, says Facebook will not police political speech

People of varied political beliefs are trying to define expansive speech as dangerous because it could bring results they don't accept, Zuckerberg said.

US Rep. Elijah Cummings of Baltimore who was at the centre of Trump impeachment inquiry dies at 68
US Rep. Elijah Cummings of Baltimore who was at the centre of Trump impeachment inquiry dies at 68

Congressman Elijah E. Cummings died early Thursday at Johns Hopkins Hospital due to complications from longstanding health challenges, his congressional office said

Pelosi says Trump called her a ‘third-grade politician’ during White House meeting on Syria, claims he had a 'meltdown'
Pelosi says Trump called her a ‘third-grade politician’ during White House meeting on Syria, claims he had a 'meltdown'

"What we witnessed on the part of the president was a meltdown," Pelosi told reporters, saying Trump appeared visibly "shaken up" over the House vote.

Woman who poured gasoline on her boyfriend and shut the door as he burned to death sentenced to 60 years in prison
Woman who poured gasoline on her boyfriend and shut the door as he burned to death sentenced to 60 years in prison

The judge said she was not a monster and has shown remorse but did a 'horrific, horrific, thing.'

Felicity Huffman begins college admissions scandal 2-week sentence in low-security California federal prison
Felicity Huffman begins college admissions scandal 2-week sentence in low-security California federal prison

Huffman's husband, actor William H. Macy, dropped her off at the Federal Correctional Institution, Dublin, a low-security prison for women in the San Francisco Bay Area. The prison has been described by media as "Club Fed," making its way onto a Forbes list in 2009 of "America's 10 Cushiest Prisons

Texas cop who gunned down black woman inside her own home charged with murder and jailed after he resigns
Texas cop who gunned down black woman inside her own home charged with murder and jailed after he resigns

Former Fort Worth police officer Aaron Dean has been booked in jail on a murder charge for the shooting of Atatiana Jefferson through a window in her home

California becomes first US state to ban manufacture and sale of animal fur products starting 2023
California becomes first US state to ban manufacture and sale of animal fur products starting 2023

The fur ban doesn't apply to used products or those used for religious or tribal purposes. And it excludes the sale of leather, dog and cat fur, cowhides, deer, sheep and goat skin and anything preserved through taxidermy.

Hard Rock Hotel under construction collapses in downtown New Orleans leaving two dead and several injured
Hard Rock Hotel under construction collapses in downtown New Orleans leaving two dead and several injured

A 270-foot (82-meter) construction crane — one of two still looming over the multistory building — also was dangerously unstable, fire officials said.

Robert Forster who starred in 'Jackie Brown' and 'Twin Peaks' dies at 78
Robert Forster who starred in 'Jackie Brown' and 'Twin Peaks' dies at 78

He worked consistently throughout the 1970s and 1980s in mostly forgettable B-movies — ultimately appearing in over 100 films, many out of necessity.

Man who killed 6 members of ex wife’s family in horrific bloodbath as revenge for divorce in 2014 sentenced to death
Man who killed 6 members of ex wife’s family in horrific bloodbath as revenge for divorce in 2014 sentenced to death

15-year-old Cassidy Stay was also shot in the head but she survived by playing dead

Trump suffers a big blow as appeals court says he must surrender his tax records
Trump suffers a big blow as appeals court says he must surrender his tax records

Trump went to court to prevent Mazars from turning over the records. He could appeal to the Supreme Court

Greta Thunberg snubbed as Nobel Peace Prize is awarded to Ethiopian PM for ending decades-long border conflict
Greta Thunberg snubbed as Nobel Peace Prize is awarded to Ethiopian PM for ending decades-long border conflict

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has won the Nobel Peace Prize, rewarded for his efforts to end his country's long-running border conflict with neighbor and bitter rival Eritrea

Florida man Michael Drejka sentenced to 20 years for fatally shooting unarmed black man in a row over disabled parking spot
Florida man Michael Drejka sentenced to 20 years for fatally shooting unarmed black man in a row over disabled parking spot

Security video recorded the man shoving Drejka to the ground. Seconds later, Drejka pulled out a handgun and shot him

Turkey invades Syria, launches airstrikes against US-allied Kurdish fighters days after Trump withdrew forces from area
Turkey invades Syria, launches airstrikes against US-allied Kurdish fighters days after Trump withdrew forces from area

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced the start of the campaign following an announcement Sunday by U.S. President Donald Trump that American troops would step aside

Joshua Brown murder: Second of three suspects arrested in shooting of key witness in Amber Guyger trial
Joshua Brown murder: Second of three suspects arrested in shooting of key witness in Amber Guyger trial

The conspiracy theories surrounding Brown's death underscored the distrust that some Dallas residents have for their police department.

Bernie Sanders' daughter-in-law Rainè Riggs dies at 46 just two days after being diagnosed with cancer
Bernie Sanders' daughter-in-law Rainè Riggs dies at 46 just two days after being diagnosed with cancer

The mother of three, who was married to Sanders’ son, Levi, had started feeling ill three weeks ago and was later diagnosed with neuroendocrine cancer

Johnson & Johnson ordered to pay man $8 billion over drug causing him to grow breasts by Philadelphia jury
Johnson & Johnson ordered to pay man $8 billion over drug causing him to grow breasts by Philadelphia jury

The company immediately denounced the award after the jury's decision in the Court of Common pleas, saying it's "excessive and unfounded" and vowing immediate action to overturn it.

Illinois 9-year-old charged with murder for mobile home fire that killed five including three children
Illinois 9-year-old charged with murder for mobile home fire that killed five including three children

The April 6 fire killed a 1-year-old, two 2-year-olds, a 34-year-old man and a 69-year-old woman at the Timberline Mobile Home Park near the village of Goodfield, about 150 miles southwest of Chicago.

Amber Guyger trial: Witness Joshua Brown did not want to testify as he feared for his life after he was wounded in a shooting last year
Amber Guyger trial: Witness Joshua Brown did not want to testify as he feared for his life after he was wounded in a shooting last year

Brown, who lived in the same apartment building, had testified about what he'd heard that night.

US ambassador Gordon Sondland, a key witness in impeachment probe, barred from testifying before House panel
US ambassador Gordon Sondland, a key witness in impeachment probe, barred from testifying before House panel

Trump gave his version of why the envoy was blocked, tweeting that "I would love to send Ambassador Sondland" to testify, "but unfortunately he would be testifying before a totally compromised kangaroo court."

'Joker' breaks Venom's October box-office record earning $93.5 million in its opening weekend
'Joker' breaks Venom's October box-office record earning $93.5 million in its opening weekend

The previous October record-holder was the Spider-Man spinoff "Venom" which opened to $80 million last year

Appeals court temporarily blocks release of Trump's tax returns after president's lawyers file emergency appeal
Appeals court temporarily blocks release of Trump's tax returns after president's lawyers file emergency appeal

For now, at least, the tax returns remain beyond the reach of prosecutors. The president's lawyers appealed the judge's ruling to the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, which put the matter on hold while it considers the case on an expedited basis

Donald Trump ordered to turn over 8 years of tax returns to Manhattan D.A. after he loses court battle
Donald Trump ordered to turn over 8 years of tax returns to Manhattan D.A. after he loses court battle

The judge said he could not grant such a "categorical and limitless assertion of presidential immunity."

Vladimir Putin looks dashing as he celebrates 67th birthday hiking in Siberia's mountains with family and friends
Vladimir Putin looks dashing as he celebrates 67th birthday hiking in Siberia's mountains with family and friends

Russia's nature-loving, action-man president has visited the area several times over the past few years, walking up the mountains, fishing and swimming in the area's pristine rivers and lakes.

Jimmy Carter suffers black eye, gets 14 stitches after bad fall at home in Georgia days after 95th birthday
Jimmy Carter suffers black eye, gets 14 stitches after bad fall at home in Georgia days after 95th birthday

Carter wore an Atlanta Braves baseball cap, but his left eye was swollen and bruised and he had a white bandage above his eye.

Second whistleblower with 'firsthand knowledge' comes forward in Trump impeachment inquiry, says lawyer
Second whistleblower with 'firsthand knowledge' comes forward in Trump impeachment inquiry, says lawyer

The second whistleblower hasn't filed a complaint with the inspector general but has "firsthand knowledge that supported" the original whistleblower.

Four dead and five injured in shooting at Kansas City bar, police search for suspect
Four dead and five injured in shooting at Kansas City bar, police search for suspect

No one has been arrested in the shooting. Authorities do not know if there is more than one shooter. The motive for the shooting is also unknown.

Ginger Baker, Cream's volatile and wild drummer, dies at 80
Ginger Baker, Cream's volatile and wild drummer, dies at 80

Baker wielded his blues power and jazz technique to help break open popular music and become one of the world's most admired and feared musicians.

Bernie Sanders' campaign reveals he suffered a heart attack after he's released from Nevada hospital
Bernie Sanders' campaign reveals he suffered a heart attack after he's released from Nevada hospital

The 78-year-old was at a campaign event Tuesday when he experienced chest discomfort and was taken to a hospital where he was diagnosed with a heart attack.

Diahann Carroll, Oscar-nominated pioneering black actress, dead at 84
Diahann Carroll, Oscar-nominated pioneering black actress, dead at 84

During her long career, Carroll earned a Tony Award for the musical 'No Strings' and an Academy Award nomination for best actress for 'Claudine'

Ukraine repoens corruption case against firm tied to Hunter Biden hours after Trump urged country to 'investigate' the Bidens
Ukraine repoens corruption case against firm tied to Hunter Biden hours after Trump urged country to 'investigate' the Bidens

Trump had pressed for such a review in a phone call with Ukraine's new leader, a "favor" that now has led the U.S. Congress to begin an impeachment inquiry

US unemployment rate falls to five-decade low of 3.5% after adding a modest 136,000 jobs in September
US unemployment rate falls to five-decade low of 3.5% after adding a modest 136,000 jobs in September

The figures show that hiring has slowed this year as the U.S.-China trade war has intensified, global growth has slowed and businesses have reduced their investment spending.

Knife attack by employee at Paris police HQ kills 4 officers, perpetrator shot dead
Knife attack by employee at Paris police HQ kills 4 officers, perpetrator shot dead

The 20-year police employee allegedly responsible for the attack worked as an administrator in the intelligence unit and had not posed known problems until Thursday.

Missouri inmate Russell Bucklew executed by lethal injection despite concerns his medical condition could cause gruesome death
Missouri inmate Russell Bucklew executed by lethal injection despite concerns his medical condition could cause gruesome death

Bucklew. sentenced for the killing of a man in 1996, was put to death at the state prison in Bonne Terre. It was Missouri's first execution since January 2017

Dallas cop Amber Guyger who shot black neighbour in his own apartment found guilty of murder
Dallas cop Amber Guyger who shot black neighbour in his own apartment found guilty of murder

Cheers erupted in the courthouse as the verdict was announced, and someone yelled "Thank you, Jesus!"

Jessye Norman, renowned international opera star whose soprano voice won 4 Grammys, dies aged 74
Jessye Norman, renowned international opera star whose soprano voice won 4 Grammys, dies aged 74

Norman died at 7:54 a.m. EDT from septic shock and multi-organ failure secondary to complications of a spinal cord injury she suffered in 2015

NYPD officer shot 3 times and killed possibly by his own gun during struggle with suspect
NYPD officer shot 3 times and killed possibly by his own gun during struggle with suspect

33-year-old Brian Mulkeen was patrolling the streets around a city apartment complex at around 12.30 am as part of a unit investigating potential gang activity

Religious adoption agencies in Michigan can turn away LGBTQ couples, judge rules
Religious adoption agencies in Michigan can turn away LGBTQ couples, judge rules

District Judge Robert Jonker said St. Vincent Catholic Charities’ practice of referring same-sex couples to other agencies is not discriminatory.

Tyler Perry says he cannot stop filming in Georgia despite Hollywood's backlash against the state's abortion law
Tyler Perry says he cannot stop filming in Georgia despite Hollywood's backlash against the state's abortion law

Some actors and actresses such as Alyssa Milano, Mark Hamill and Mandy Moore have suggested a boycott against filming in Georgia

Jennifer Lopez, Shakira to dazzle Super Bowl halftime show with 'incredible performance for the ages'
Jennifer Lopez, Shakira to dazzle Super Bowl halftime show with 'incredible performance for the ages'

The superstar performers, who have released music in Spanish and English since the 1990s, will perform on February 2 at Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens, Florida.

Stay family massacre: Man found guilty of murdering 6 members of ex-wife's family, including 4 children, in 2014
Stay family massacre: Man found guilty of murdering 6 members of ex-wife's family, including 4 children, in 2014

Jurors on Thursday rejected Ronald Lee Haskell’s insanity defense, wherein his attorneys said Haskell believed voices in his head were telling him to kill the Stay family, including four children, at their suburban Houston home in 2014.

Whistleblower complaint says Trump abused power to solicit foreign help in influencing 2020 election
Whistleblower complaint says Trump abused power to solicit foreign help in influencing 2020 election

The White House then tried to "lock down" the information to cover it up, the complaint says.

White House tried to 'lock down' records of Trump's call with Ukrainian president, reveals whistleblower complaint
White House tried to 'lock down' records of Trump's call with Ukrainian president, reveals whistleblower complaint

White House officials sought to "lock down" records of a phone call in which President Donald Trump urged his Ukrainian counterpart to investigate Democratic rival Joe Biden, according to a secret whistleblower complaint made public

Texas man apologizes before being executed for stabbing wife and 2 stepsons to death: 'I am sorry for the hard times'
Texas man apologizes before being executed for stabbing wife and 2 stepsons to death: 'I am sorry for the hard times'

Robert Sparks, 45, became the 16th inmate put to death this year in the U.S. and the seventh in Texas.

Israel election results: President Rivlin tasks PM Netanyahu with forming new government after unity talks fail
Israel election results: President Rivlin tasks PM Netanyahu with forming new government after unity talks fail

Wednesday's decision came after President Reuven Rivlin's attempts to broker a unity government between Netanyahu and his chief rival, Benny Gantz, failed.

Trump Ukraine transcript: Memo shows the President was fixated on Mueller probe
Trump Ukraine transcript: Memo shows the President was fixated on Mueller probe

Trump flippantly refers to the ex-FBI director as a "man named Robert Mueller" and says he turned in "a very poor performance."

Transcript shows Trump repeatedly prodded Ukrainian president to investigate political rival Joe Biden
Transcript shows Trump repeatedly prodded Ukrainian president to investigate political rival Joe Biden

President Donald Trump repeatedly prodded Ukraine's new leader to work with his personal attorney personal attorney to investigate Democratic political rival Joe Biden, memo of call shows

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