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Jennie Matthew

Jennie Matthew

Matthews is an AFP New York correspondent. Previously in Pakistan/Afghanistan, Sudan and Middle East
    Mourners' emotional vigil for victims of US synagogue attack
    Mourners' emotional vigil for victims of US synagogue attack
    Thousands of mourners held an emotional vigil Sunday for victims of a fatal shooting at a Pittsburgh synagogue, an assault that saw a gunman who...
    Synagogue shooter spoke of 'genocide,' police ID victims
    Synagogue shooter spoke of 'genocide,' police ID victims
    The shooter in the attack on a Pittsburgh synagogue spoke of "genocide and his desire to kill Jewish people," authorities said on Sunday, as they...
    De Niro, Biden latest suspected targets as Trump slams media
    De Niro, Biden latest suspected targets as Trump slams media
    Former US vice president Joe Biden and Hollywood megastar Robert De Niro were the latest targets Thursday of a spree of suspicious packages and...
    Suspicious packages target Obama, Clintons
    Suspicious packages target Obama, Clintons
    Suspicious packages, identified as potential explosives, addressed to former president Barack Obama and defeated presidential nominee Hillary...
    New series spotlights Trayvon Martin killing
    New series spotlights Trayvon Martin killing
    The killing of Trayvon Martin, a black teenager who went to a Florida store for Skittles but was shot dead by a neighbourhood watch volunteer,...
    Ivanka Trump announces closure of fashion brand
    Ivanka Trump announces closure of fashion brand
    Ivanka Trump announced on Tuesday that she was closing her eponymous fashion brand, following a firestorm of criticism about potential conflicts of...
    Bill Cosby found guilty of sexual assault
    Bill Cosby found guilty of sexual assault
    US television icon Bill Cosby was convicted of sexual assault on Thursday in the first celebrity courtroom battle of the #MeToo era – a combative...
    US prosecution builds 'serial predator' case against Cosby
    US prosecution builds 'serial predator' case against Cosby
    US prosecutors sought to portray Bill Cosby as a serial predator Tuesday, bringing a music teacher to testify how the disgraced star assaulted her...
    NY state sues Weinstein and Co. for failing to protect staff
    NY state sues Weinstein and Co. for failing to protect staff
    New York state sued Harvey Weinstein, his brother and their production company on Sunday for failing to protect employees from years of his alleged...
    Oprah 2020? Awards speech ignites frenzied speculation
    Oprah 2020? Awards speech ignites frenzied speculation
    Could Oprah Winfrey run for president and beat Donald Trump? The United States was ablaze Monday with speculation that the billionaire talk show...
    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...