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Jennie Matthew

Jennie Matthew

    Trump's first major test is travel ban uproar
    Trump's first major test is travel ban uproar
    Donald Trump faced mass protests and global outrage Sunday over his controversial ban on travelers from seven Muslim countries, facing the first...
    Deny, deflect: Trump comes out swinging in first news conference as president-elect
    Deny, deflect: Trump comes out swinging in first news conference as president-elect
    Donald Trump was combative and in control at his first news conference in months on Wednesday, sticking to his campaign formula – boasting of his...
    David Letterman closes the curtain on 33 years of showbiz
    David Letterman closes the curtain on 33 years of showbiz
    The king of late-night television, David Letterman, brought the curtain down on a 33-year career in an emotional final show packed with jokes and...
    East coast streets deserted as 'historic' snowstorm hits US
    East coast streets deserted as 'historic' snowstorm hits US
    A huge snowstorm launched into northeastern United States late on Monday, shutting down public transport, cancelling thousands of flights and...
    Designer Oscar de la Renta dies
    Designer Oscar de la Renta dies
    Legendary fashion designer Oscar de la Renta, whose beautifully made evening wear was beloved by United States first ladies, has died at 82, US...
    'Bon Voyage' - trailblazing comic Joan Rivers dies
    'Bon Voyage' - trailblazing comic Joan Rivers dies
    Joan Rivers, the caustic stand-up comic and television host who blazed a trail at a time when comedy was all but off-limits to women, died in...
    The Rolling Stones cancel show after L'Wren Scott's death
    The Rolling Stones cancel show after L'Wren Scott's death
    The Rolling Stones on Tuesday cancelled a show as a devastated Mick Jagger reportedly rushed to New York after his longtime girlfriend, American...
    UN warns of diseases in Pakistan floods
    UN warns of diseases in Pakistan floods
    The United Nations warned on Monday that up to 3,5-million children were at risk from water-borne diseases in Pakistan's floods and said it was...
    UN chief urges world to speed up Pakistan aid
    UN chief urges world to speed up Pakistan aid
    United Nations chief Ban Ki-moon flew into Pakistan on Sunday to visit areas ravaged by floods and urged the world to speed up aid for up to...
    Mass rallies on last Afghan campaign day
    Mass rallies on last Afghan campaign day
    Top candidates in the Afghan presidential race on Monday addressed rallies attended by thousands of cheering supporters on the last day of...
    Four dead in Sudan cargo plane crash
    Four dead in Sudan cargo plane crash
    A cargo plane crashed in Sudan on Monday shortly after taking off from Khartoum airport, killing four crew members, a spokesperson for the Civil...
    Can the UN fix Darfur without fixing Chad?
    Can the UN fix Darfur without fixing Chad?
    United Nations diplomats trying to solve the conflict in Darfur must better cooperate with international peacekeeping efforts in the region and...