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'Completely unlawful': US accuses Beijing of 'bullying' in South China Sea

Tue, 14 Jul 2020 09:27:00 +0100

China has accused the US of "stirring up tension" after America's secretary of state said it would take a tougher stance on Beijing's "bullying" in the South China Sea.

White supremacist given lethal injection in first US federal execution since 2003

Tue, 14 Jul 2020 13:37:00 +0100

A white supremacist has been killed by lethal injection in the first US federal execution for nearly two decades.

California reimposes restrictions after spike in new coronavirus cases

Mon, 13 Jul 2020 22:36:00 +0100

Gyms, churches and hairdressers have been told to close in more than half of California's 58 counties after the state recorded more than 8,000 new coronavirus cases on Sunday.

Body found in lake is missing Glee star Naya Rivera's, police say

Mon, 13 Jul 2020 22:12:00 +0100

A body found in a California lake is that of Glee star Naya Rivera, police say.

First federal execution in 17 years put on hold - hours before it was due to go ahead

Tue, 14 Jul 2020 00:07:00 +0100

A US judge has delayed what would have been the first federal execution in 17 years.

Ghislaine Maxwell 'kept a mobile phone wrapped in foil to evade detection by law enforcement'

Mon, 13 Jul 2020 21:50:00 +0100

FBI agents had to break down a door to arrest Ghislaine Maxwell, who had wrapped a mobile phone in tin foil to avoid detection, prosecutors say.

Washington Redskins NFL team dropping controversial name and logo

Mon, 13 Jul 2020 14:17:00 +0100

The Washington Redskins NFL team says it is dropping its name and Native American head logo.

Depp ice cream photo emerges as ex-wife likened to Mike Tyson

Mon, 13 Jul 2020 10:55:00 +0100

Another photo showing Johnny Depp's wild lifestyle has been shown during his libel trial against The Sun - as his ex-wife Amber Heard was likened to boxer Mike Tyson.

Elvis Presley's grandson found dead at 27

Mon, 13 Jul 2020 07:35:00 +0100

Elvis Presley's grandson, Benjamin Keough, has died aged 27.

John Travolta's wife Kelly Preston dies aged 57

Mon, 13 Jul 2020 06:45:00 +0100

John Travolta says his wife Kelly Preston has died from breast cancer.