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Biden and Trump agree to presidential debates on June 27 and Sept. 10

Joe Biden has proposed two televised US presidential election debates, which rival Donald Trump quickly accepted.

Joe Biden has proposed two televised US presidential election debates, which rival Donald Trump quickly accepted. The first is proposed for June 27 and the second would be in September. But the US President’s proposals break several traditions, as it by-passes the presidential debate commission, which since 1988 has scheduled debates and had already set […]

Sinead O’Connor’s estate asks Donald Trump to stop playing her music at rallies

The estate of Sinéad O’Connor has asked Donald Trump to stop using her music at his political rallies. Last month, Mr Trump played O’Connor’s best-known song Nothing Compares 2 U at a campaign event in Maryland. The singer’s estate said it was “no exaggeration to say that Sinéad would have been disgusted, hurt, and insulted” […]

Wendy Williams is diagnosed with aphasia and frontotemporal dementia

American talk show host, Wendy Williams Hunter, was diagnosed last year with primary progressive aphasia and frontotemporal dementia (FTD). Her care team revealed it was sharing the news “to correct inaccurate and hurtful rumours about her health”. The news of her diagnosis comes a day after a People Magazine cover story, in which relatives said […]

Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs Respond to Gang Rape Lawsuit

Music Exec, Sean Combs, also known as Diddy, has filed his first official response to claims he raped a 17-year-old girl in a recording studio in 2003.  The rapper was sued in December by an unnamed woman, who said the star and two other men plied her with “copious amounts of drugs and alcohol” before […]

President Biden Defends Handling of Classified Files Amid Memory Concerns

US President Joe Biden has angrily criticised an investigation into his handling of classified files which questioned his memory. He held a surprise news briefing on Thursday evening, telling reporters: his “memory is fine.” Special Counsel Robert Hur decided not to charge Mr Biden for mishandling files. But his report made several scathing remarks, including […]

US approves plan to strike Iranian targets in Syria and Iraq

The US has approved plans for a series of strikes on Iranian targets in Syria and Iraq. The strikes will take place over a number of days, officials said, and weather conditions will likely dictate when they are launched. It comes after a drone attack killed three US soldiers in Jordan, close to the Syrian […]

Tesla Recalls 2 Million Cars In US Over Autopilot Defect

Tesla is recalling more than two million cars after the US regulator, following a two-year investigation into crashes, found its driver assistance system, Autopilot, was partly defective. The recall applies to almost every Tesla sold in the US since the Autopilot feature was launched in 2015, but while an automatic software update “over the air” […]

Zelensky Heads To The US To Try To Rescue $60bn Package

Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelensky is going to Washington D.C, to try to rescue a threatened US defence package to Kyiv worth billions of dollars. The aid has become embroiled in US domestic, partisan politics. It will be Mr. Zelensky’s third visit to the US since Russia’s February 2022 invasion of Ukraine. Meanwhile, voting for the […]