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Trump lawyer calls for inquiry on Mueller's Russia probe

Trump lawyer calls for inquiry on Mueller's Russia probe

Donald Trump's personal lawyer on Sunday called for an investigation into special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia probe, claiming it was tainted from the outset under former FBI director James Comey.

Trump, America's oldest first-time president, turns 72

Trump, America's oldest first-time president, turns 72

President Donald Trump turned 72 on Thursday, having returned to the fray of Washington politics after his grueling trip to Singapore for the summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.

US, Mexico and Canada to host 2026 World Cup

US, Mexico and Canada to host 2026 World Cup

The United States, Mexico and Canada won the right to host the 2026 World Cup, beating Morocco in a vote by FIFA member nations on Wednesday.

EU must rally against threat from US, Russia: Dutch PM

EU must rally against threat from US, Russia: Dutch PM

Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte on Wednesday urged the European Union to rally urgently behind a rules-based international order against threats from Russia and even the United States.

US unveils 'milestone' new de facto embassy in Taiwan

US unveils 'milestone' new de facto embassy in Taiwan

The United States on Tuesday unveiled a new $255 million de facto embassy in Taiwan in what was hailed as a ‘milestone’ in relations, drawing the ire of China which considers the self-ruled island as part of its territory.

Four children killed in US hostage drama

Four children killed in US hostage drama

A hostage drama in Florida ended Monday with the death of four children at the hands of a gunman, who also took his own life, police said.

US embassy warns citizens to consider leaving district in north Mozambique

US embassy warns citizens to consider leaving district in north Mozambique

The US embassy in Mozambique said Americans should consider leaving a northeastern district close to a major gas field as imminent attacks are likely after suspected Islamist militants beheaded 10 people and killed seven others since May.

US observers urge steps to ensure free poll in Zimbabwe

US observers urge steps to ensure free poll in Zimbabwe

US pro-democracy groups have urged Zimbabwean authorities to take steps to ensure a free and fair election in July and break from a history of flawed elections under long-time ruler Robert Mugabe.

US fears of 'mystery weapon' revived by new China diplomat cases

US fears of 'mystery weapon' revived by new China diplomat cases

A US health alert issued for China over a mysterious illness has revived fears of a rumoured sonic weapon that first surfaced after a scare involving American diplomats and their families in Cuba two years ago.

US says diplomats in China hit by mystery illness

US says diplomats in China hit by mystery illness

The US State Department has brought a group of diplomats home from Guangzhou, China, over concern they were suffering from a mysterious malady that resembles a brain injury and has already affected US personnel in Cuba, a spokeswoman said.

Turnbull wants Zuckerburg to answer questions in Australia

Turnbull wants Zuckerburg to answer questions in Australia

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull would ‘love’ Facebook boss Mark Zuckerberg to be grilled by Australian lawmakers, he said Thursday, in the wake of revelations the tech giant allowed Chinese smartphone makers access to user data.

'Ocean's 8,' a glamorous crime tale for the #MeToo age

'Ocean's 8,' a glamorous crime tale for the #MeToo age

They're eight women, poised to take over from the men for an ‘Ocean's’ reboot full of glitz and glamor -- a particularly #MeToo affair that does away with the saga's traditional masculinity.