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Franken to quit Senate amid sexual misconduct allegations

Franken to quit Senate amid sexual misconduct allegations

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionFranken attacked Donald Trump and Roy Moore in his resignation speech Democratic Senator and ex-comedian Al Franken has said he plans to quit “in the coming weeks” after string of sexual harassment allegations. “I am proud that during my time in the Senate that I have used […]

Russia-Trump: FBI chief Wray defends agency

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionFBI Director Wray denies Trump claim bureau ‘is in tatters’ FBI Director Christopher Wray has launched a staunch defence of the agency following criticism by US President Donald Trump. Mr Wray told a committee of lawmakers that there was “no finer institution”. Mr Trump recently lashed out […]

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Trump Jerusalem move sparks Israeli-Palestinian clashes

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionClashes broke out in Bethlehem At least 31 Palestinians have been wounded in clashes in the Gaza Strip and across the occupied West Bank, during protests against US President Donald Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. One person is in a critical condition. Mr Trump’s announcement […]

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California fire burns Bel-Air mansions as spread continues

Image copyright EPA Image caption Firefighters rescued both a work of art and the family Christmas tree from this Bel-Air home Residents of Los Angeles’ wealthy Bel-Air neighbourhood have found their homes under threat after another wildfire erupted in California. The so-called Skirball Fire destroyed several homes in the exclusive area, quickly spreading over 150 […]

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Person of the Year: Time honours abuse ‘silence breakers’

Image copyright Time Time magazine has named “the Silence Breakers” – women who spoke out against sexual abuse and harassment – as its “Person of the Year”. The movement is most closely associated with the #MeToo hashtag which sprung up as allegations emerged against Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein. But Time says the hashtag is “part […]

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US to recognise Jerusalem as Israel’s capital

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionWhy the city of Jerusalem matters US President Donald Trump will recognise Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, senior administration officials have said. He is due to announce the controversial decision in a speech later. Mr Trump is also expected to approve moving the US embassy from Tel Aviv […]

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US homeless people numbers rise for first time in seven years

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionIan Pannell reports from the city of Baltimore: “Hope has given way to despair” The number of homeless people in the United States has increased for the first time since 2010. Just under 554,000 people were homeless, a report from the department of housing and urban development […]

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Alabama evangelicals at a crossroads over Roy Moore

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